Darjeeling Himalayan Railway DHR is also known as the ‘Toy Train’. It is a narrow gauge rail that runs between Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri and was built in the years between 1879 and 1881. In 1999, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was d a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, making
Situated at height of approximately 2134 meters above sea level the Singalila National Park is positioned in the highest regions of West Bengal. The park is well-known for its beautiful amazing peaks and the panoramic views of the lesser Himalayas.
Known for its famous Red Panda and Snow Leopard breeding program, the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is spread in an area of 67.56 acres. Some of the exceptional and rare kinds in the zoo are snow leopards, red pandas, Himalayan Salamanders, Tibetan wolf, Himalayan mountain goat and Siberian tigers.
One of the most famous peaks in Darjeeling can be reached moreover by jeep or by foot which transverses all the way through a number of the oldest tea plantations in Darjeeling. The place is best known as a trekking destination.
Positioned near Chowrarasta square, Observatory Hill is a well-known view point and sightseer magnetism in Darjeeling. The location is famous for its magnificent views of Kanchendzonga and the ancient temple dedicated to Mahakaal or Lord Shiva.
Batasia Loop can be visited when the famous ‘Toy Train’ makes its way crossways a entangled that transverses through some beautiful parks. The place is famous for housing a Gorkha war commemorative and while in the toy train you can be a spectator of 360 degrees view of Darjeeling. The local crafts market located nearby is a must visit.
It is positioned at an elevation of 2,100 meters above sea level, the Happy Valley Tea Estate is one of the major tourist attractions in Darjeeling. The place is located in the middle of most amazing surroundings in India. It also houses one of the highest tea factory in the world and was established in 1854.
If you want to relax following a hard day of travelling, Joey’s Pub is the place for you then. It is an English style pub built in 1948 and is a one of the major attractions for the tourists in India.
Constructed during 1885-1985 by a Japanese Buddhist monk Nichidatsu Fuji, the Japanese Peace Pagoda is a part of 30 such structures across the world. The Buddhist shrine is situated amidst some really enticing locations.
The Neora Valley National Park is one of the richest biological zones in the north-east. The Neora Valley National Park is renowned for lodging one of the largest populations of Red Panda in India.