Situated on the slopes of the Jalandhar Hill, Peace Pagoda is well known for showcasing four avatars of Lord Buddha including the Maitreya Buddha. Its purpose is to propagate peace along with prosperity all over the world and is open to all. The construction of the Peace Pagoda took place under the expert supervision of Nichidatsu Fuji, the founder of the Nippozan-Myihoji Buddhist order.
The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was established by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary. The place houses a museum that is well known for showcasing well-known mountaineering equipment. It also comprises of a zoological park that is a house to various Himalayan species like Red Panda, Black Deer and much more.
Mirik has been well known to be a highly serene tourist spot in the midst of Darjeeling hills. Driving through beautiful picturesque valleys and astounding green meadows will make your tour to the place a memorable one. The Sumendu Lake will help you to soak in the beautiful vistas and relax. Most popular activities include boating and canoeing.
Situated amidst the Eastern Himalayan foothills in Jalpaiguri district, the Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary offers fabulous scenery along with exotic flora and fauna. Main animals like elephants, Indian bison, leopard and Royal Bengal Tiger make it a paradise for nature and animal lovers. The views of the Kanchenjunga and other lofty mountains are truly breathtaking.
The Batasia Loop is the best place for shopping enthusiasts. Here shopkeepers with their little makeshift stalls along with curio-spreads on railway lines have wrapped up their businesses with superb agility. You may traverse the whole loop by hiring a toy train along with enjoying crystal clear view of valley and mountains surrounding the same.
These are 6 epic places in Darjeeling that make it the best place to visit in summer.