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    Be mesmerized by the natural beauty of Darjeeling in the north eastern region of the Indian subcontinent. The manicured lush tea plantations, the splendid aura of this picturesque hill station and mild weather captivates many to this “Queen of Hills”, as it is popularly called.  

    The turbulent waters of the Teesta River offer many white water rafting opportunities. The trek to the peak of Sandakphu is phenomenal offering breathtaking views of the highest peaks in the world namely Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lhotse. While sightseeing through Darjeeling visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Lebong race course, Ganga Maiya Park, Rock garden, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre and the Japanese Peace Pagoda.The picture perfect tea plantations are worth visiting and the enchanting Tiger Hills offer mesmeric views of Mt Khanchengdzonga. There are other famous tourist places in Darjeeling also such as the Ghoom and Dali Monasteries and the Batasia Loop.

     


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Sandakphu Trek

If we have led you into believing that Darjeeling is purely a touristy place, that is far from the truth. Thanks to the position of Darjeeling in Himalayan foothills, there are a number of excellent trekking trails you can find around the city; Sandakphu being one of the popular ones. It is a moderate level trek that takes you through some extremely scenic landscapes until you finally reach Sandakphu at 11,929 feet.

This is probably the best trek you can undertake in the region if you are an experienced trekker. Sandakphu is the highest peak in West Bengal, so you can imagine the grand views of the grandest Himalayan mountains you can witness from here. Sandakphu Trek is an ultimate dose of thrill and amusement.

Location: Begins at Manebhanjan, West Bengal

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