Darjeeling

Best 5 Place to Visit in Darjeeling










It is a delightful city. In short description we can say that “Darjeeling is one of the prettiest hill stations in India located in Northern part of west Bengal”. In other words we can say that “The Queen of Hills” Have you ever think that why the name Darjeeling was suited for that particular place.

Darjeeling

Best place to visit for honeymooners is Darjeeling. Peaceful Place. This town is situated in the top of mountain that time Darjeeling is attracted lots of lightning and thunders, particularly during monsoon season. The name Darjeeling comes from Tibetan. The reason behind it, the name is combination of 2 words “Dorji” and “Ling”. The word ‘Dorji’ in Tibetan means ‘Thunderbolt’ and ‘Ling’ means ‘Place’. Therefore Darjeeling was so named meaning ‘The place of thunderbolt’.  In Sanskrit, the word “Durjay Ling” means “Shiva of invincible prowess who rules the Himalayas.” The name Darjeeling could have also been derived from this.

Some personal thing about this Town

The height of this Mountain is approx 6700 ft. It is located in the Lesser Himalaya. The awesome view of Kangchenjunga, in the list of top mountains in the world it is a Third-highest mountain and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Darjeeling

 

Darjeeling Tea- for Indian work like a energy Drink

It is famous for its beauty, mountains but we can’t tolerate ‘Tea’. The Darjeeling tea is famous all over the world. This town tea occupies a place of pride for the whole world. The planting of tea in the Indian district of Darjeeling begun in 1841 by Arthur Campbell, he is the civil surgeon of the Indian Medical Service. These estates cover over 18,000 hectares producing over 9 Million kg of tea engaging about 50% people of the district.

Some quotes about Tea

  • “Tea” is the elixir of life.”- Lao Tzu
  • “A cup of tea makes everything better.”
  • Thanks God for tea! What would the world do without tea? How did it exist? I am glad i was not born before tea.”- Sydney Smith

Darjeeling tea

 

Toy train

The toy train are available only the mountains. These train speed and size are less as compared to another train. Riding toy train in Darjeeling has great experience to the tourists. Along riding we can enjoy all the views of plants, sight sighing, mountain rides, city look and much more.

Darjeeling toy train

 

 

Tiger Hills

The elevation of hill is 17,400ft. three times of Darjeeling hill that is extremely great. Another name of Tiger hill is “Point 4660” is a mountain in the Drass-kargil area of Jammu & Kashmir. It is one of the highest peak areas; it is infamous for battle during the 1999 India-Pakistan Kargil war.

Darjeeling tiger hills

 

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan ‘Zoological Park’

Another famous thing in this town is the “Zoological Park” its also called as ‘Darjeeling Zoo’. The area of this park is too big 67 –acre. The zoo is opened in 1958. It is the largest high altitude zoo in India. The elevation is 7,000 ft. This Zoo attracts average 3, 00,000 visitors every year.

Darjeeling zoologycal park

 

Peace Pagoda

The Japanese Peace Pagoda is one of the best peaceful places in this town. It is mainly designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace. It was built under the guidance of Nichidatsu Fujii(1885-1985), a Buddhist monk from Japan.

Darjeeling peace pagada

 

Thanks for reading 🙂 its best place to visit so visit here at least once.

Best 5 Place to Visit in Darjeeling

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