Darjeeling is a renowned hill station famous for housing a wide range of heritage, culture, natural beauty, and wildlife cover. The century-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or the Toy Train, is a celebrated UNESCO world heritage site in the country. Tourist from various parts of the world visits nearby places and enjoy themselves with their loved ones. The immense crowd can be seen in the town the whole year. But the season from November to March highlights the best visuals. Here is a list of popular sightseeing places in Darjeeling -
Mall Road is a mountain walkway - British families once used for leisure strolls to enjoy the sheer serenity and the best views. This famous street is called the heart of the town, flooded with restaurants, cafes, showrooms, and much more. One can find all sorts of gossip from all age groups according to their choices.
Mahakal Temple is located behind the Chowrasta, encircled by Mall Road on the ridge of Darjeeling town. The approach is a narrow uphill road about 100 yards from the Mall, accessible on foot only.
Happy Valley Tea Estate
Happy Valley Tea Estate is one of the oldest tea gardens in Darjeeling. After its establishment in 1854, the possession has spread itself over an area of 177 hectares. The century-old tea estate is situated at an elevation of 2,100 meters, visited by countless tourists every year.
Tiger Hill, situated at 2590 meters, is famous for its magnificent sunrise through the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. The optical effects, resulting in flashes of colors of the appearing sunrays through the mountain peaks, offers heavenly pleasure to the beholder. People also love to enjoy the mountain view from the viewpoint.
The Rock Garden is a beautiful park created as a tourist attraction. The Gorkha Hill Council Tourism Department finished its construction work. The park is beautifully made by intricately cutting rocks. The enticing waterfall attracts people, making a tranquil ambiance amidst crowed. The location of the Rock Garden is 10 km from the main town and you can reach it by car.
Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park
The Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park is famous for offering a breeding center of exclusive Himalayan Species like the Red Panda, Snow Leopards, Tibetan Wolves, etc. You can also explore several highly endangered animals in the park. Also called the Darjeeling zoo, this zoological park houses a large aviary of Himalayan birds and an Insect Park.