Visit Darjeeling: A UNESCO World Heritage Site


Darjeeling is a small beautiful town of north east India. It is a hilly place with pleasantly cold weather. It is a UNESCO World heritage site with all facilities for travelers including special accommodations for all class of people coming across from the world. The town is surrounded by the greenery and famous Darjeeling Tea gardens. You will enjoy the trip. Here are some highlights and travel tips about your wonderful Darjeeling Tour.

About Darjeeling


Darjeeling the place popularly known as "Queen of Hills" is one of the popular and best tourist places all over India. This beautiful town is situated in the lap of the mountain peak Kanchan Junga. This place is famous for its Tea gardens and Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This wonderful place is blessed with natural scenic charm, evergreen forest, cool climate and its exotic wild life. Besides this one can visit the Botanical Garden, Dhir Dham Temple, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Singanari Rope way, Japanese Temple, Batasia Loop, and Tiger Hill etc. Tiger Hill has its special attraction of the view of sunrise.

Proposed Tour to Darjeeling


Darjeeling is a mountainous town with an average altitude of about 6700 feet. To visit around the Darjeeling the minimum time can be counted roughly as 5 days visit with the day 1 starting from New Jalpaiguri Railway Junction of West Bengal state of India. The 5 days of visit can be ideally classified as follows

Day 1 at Darjeeling


After arriving at New Jalpaiguri railway junction, move to Darjeeling town. Take suitable accommodation in hotel or lodge or resort according to your financial budget. Darjeeling is about three hours journey by road from New Jalpaiguri town. On the same day you can have a stroll around malls during evening time. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 at Darjeeling


Early in the morning take a trip to Tiger Hill and enjoy the sunrise over Kanchan Junga. Take breakfast in the hotel and then visit the well known spots such as Zoological Gardens, Ghoom Monastery, Dhir Dham Temple, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Senchal Lake. Come back to your accommodation place in the evening enjoy the evening time in the town and stay overnight.

Day 3 at Darjeeling


After having breakfast, enjoy a joyful train ride in toy train. It would take you through some of the amazing landscapes and engineering marvels such as Batasia Loop. This ride will take you to Kurseong railway station. Come back to the hotel in the evening and stay overnight.

Day 4 at Darjeeling- Mirik- Darjeeling


Right from the morning, start a full day trip to Mirik (2 hours journey) . It is a small valley in Sing-Lila hills region. With a pleasant and moderate weather its main attraction is the lake with 3.5 km path around it and the availability of boating service. Visit Pashupatinagar in the border of Nepal is another beautiful place. Come back to the hotel in the evening and stay overnight. Visit ends in Darjeeling.

Day 5 from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri Junction/town



darjeeling town


For Your Travel plan and Assistants Contact



Tourist Bureau,


Govt. of West Bengal,
1, Nehru Road,
Darjeeling - 734101
Phone: 2254050
Fax: 0354-2254102

Tourist Information Center


Govt. of West Bengal,
Darjeeling Rly. Station,
Darjeeling - 734101

Tourist Information Center


New Car Park,
Ladenla Road, Darjeeling - 734101
Deputy Director of Tourism, DGAHC,
Silver Fir Building,
Bhanu Sarani,
Darjeeling - 734101
Phone: 2254879/2255351
Fax: 0354-2254214

Tourist Information Centre


Govt. of W. Bengal
Siliguri Rly. Station. Jn.,
P.O. Pradhannagar, Dist. Darjeeling


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Comments

Guest Author: RAJESH.R30 Apr 2011

It is a very good article because she tells all about darjeeling.



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