Essence of the Darjeeling Hillsby Pradip Prasad Content Writer @ Global Vision Tours
Beauty of the hills gets unveiled before the traveler as one bends around the Batasia loop from where the first sight of the “Queen of the Hills” gets unveiled. Darjeeling is famous for its tourism industry and is also the bread and the butter for most of the population that are involved directly or indirectly with this industry.
The most famous places to visit in Darjeeling are the ropeway near the north point, The Himalayan zoological park, the Himalayan Mountaineering institute, the Shrubbery or the Nightingale park, the Mahakal Temple, the Chowrasta mall, the Lloyd’s Botanical Garden, the Japanese temple along with the symbol of peace- the Peace Pagoda, the war memorial Batasia loop, the Senchal Dham with the sunrise view point on the tiger hill etc. The number of the spots covered in the various packages differs according as the amount you pay for the various packages. These also are popular honeymoon spots.
The cable cars are available at the ropeway, while the zoological park bears the rare species of the famous red panda, the Sunderban tiger, the Himalayan Bear, etc. the HMI trains the youth those who aspire to bring the proud peaks around the world under their feet and for all those of you who don’t feel enough energy, there is a museum bearing the glorious history of the climbers. The riot of the colorful prayer flags at the Mahakal Mandir give a holy feel to the visitors. The peace pagoda is located in the highs of the pines and the blooms of the rhododendrons and away from the hustle bustle of the town. The Batasia loop is a major point where the toy train loops around a knoll to bring down its route to make a downtown journey to the Darjeeling railway station. The tiger hill offers a spectacular sunrise and fills the ambience with red color. From here the mesmerizing view of Kurseong, Darjeeling and the nearby hills of Sikkim are visible.
The honeymoon packages in Darjeeling are also available along with the tour packages that offer the transportation and the stay facilities. The hotels available in these packages are of luxury, standard and economy classes that include your breakfast and dinner. The morning tea and the wake up call for sightseeing are available in most of the hotels. The medical facilities are also available with most of the packages.
Your stay in the hills is going to be an experience of a lifetime. The article is still incomplete because the next in this article comes your experiences… happy journeying.
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