DARJEELING: One of the Most Desired Tourism Destinations in the World


Darjeeling is one of the most desired tourism destinations in the world. Tourist who wants to visit natural, peaceful and suitable climate areas, Darjeeling is the one of the perfect destination for them. One can enjoy vacation here and will never be disappointed for owns decision. Here we recommend ten good reasons for vacation in Darjeeling.

Natural Place – Darjeeling is the one of the best natural place which is surrounded by mountains and green forests and therefore when you visit this place you will feel very close to nature. You can actually touch the nature. You can experience the pleasant weather while you breathe fresh air.

Darjeeling town

Nearest Tea Garden – Darjeeling is also famous for its tea. You can visit the nearest tea garden and can learn about the tea manufacturing process from which you can gain some knowledge about tea. Every tea garden has its own beautiful guest house where you can stay and explore the lives of the tea workers.

tea garden

Toy Train – If you visit Darjeeling you can enjoy the rides of the most famous steam engine “Toy train”. While taking a ride of the fabulous steam engine you can enjoy the most beautiful view of Kanchenjunga Himalayan range, local houses and their life style.

toy train

Sun Rise from Tiger Hill – Tiger hill is situated at an altitude of 2590 meters from the sea level. It is roughly 11 kilometers far from Darjeeling. You can view the most energizing sunrise from Tiger hill. One can also take a nice view of Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest.

Sandakphu – Sandakphu is situated at an altitude of 3636 meters height from sea level. You can arrive at Sandakphu in many ways. Out of these one way is to trek from Manebhanjang via chitre and reach Sandakphu or you can hire 1950 Land rover car which is designed for smooth transport in hilly areas. From Sandakphu you will be able to see the charm of Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga. You will also be able to find some of the rare animals and birds in the Singalila National park.


Local Life Style – You can enjoy the local life in Darjeeling and this is possible because there are many home stays. You can easily reserve one of them according to your desire. This is the best way to spend vacation with the locals. By staying with them you can see the real picture of Darjeeling.

Eco Village

Village Tourism – In Darjeeling you can enjoy a typical hilly village life. If you like peaceful and noise free place to spend your vacation this is perfect for you. Many villagers have their own guest house which provides a good accommodation. You can experience the village life and their relation with nature. You will also enjoy the local food and will also be free from all the noise and pollution.

Himalayan Zoological Park Darjeeling – You can visit Darjeeling zoo which is situated 2 kilometer from Darjeeling market. Internationally, it has been recognized for its conservation breeding program of red panda and other rare spices of the Himalayas.

Darjeeling Zoo

Culture and Festival – Darjeeling is a diverse place with people coming from all different cultures and traditions but everyone lives together with peace and brotherhood. You can enjoy the cultural festival which is held from time to time in Darjeeling. They organize cultural programs, tea festivals, carnivals etc.

Jore Pokhri – Jore Pokhri means ‘Two Lakes’, which is positioned in Sukhia Pokhri. You can easily reach there via taxi, you will see the beauty of pine tree forest and if you are lucky enough you will also be able to see rare species of salamander.

Lepchajagat – Lepchajagat is to be found on the way to Mirik, which is not far from Darjeeling town. There are very high-quality and pretty cottages and guest houses for visitors. A whole window to the beauty and nature will be opened for you.


This is only one of the small parts of tourism places in Darjeeling. There are other countless places in Darjeeling as well you can visit.


About the Author:

Shardha Pakhrin is a Freelance Writer who uses to share her experiences by writing online blogs and articles.