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An abode of happiness: Darjeeling

by Sudipta Majumder The new era of marketing: Digital marketing

Being a globetrotter has its own perks, and if you are a tea lover, then there’s a destination for you where you can visit every now & then. Darjeeling, the queen of hills, is located at the footsteps of Himalayas and is a paradise for the tea lovers. Darjeeling welcomes everyone who wants to visit the place at any time of the year. Winters in Darjeeling gives you some mesmerizing views with snow clad mountains and chilly weather. The rainy season is more romantic, where you can enjoy a cup of flavorful Darjeeling watching the rainfall. Summers are the most preferred time for the tourists to visit. There are a number of reasons to visit the hill station, and one of the biggest reasons being the pleasant weather that attracts tourists from across the globe. Stay in any of the tea bungalows of Darjeeling and make the most of your trip enjoyable.

While the rest of Indian plains experiences hot weather from the month of March, Darjeeling has a pleasant weather from the month March to May. The temperature remains around 25 degree Celsius during the summer season. If you want to take your family on vacation as your kid’s summer holidays are there, plan and book early so that you can get best deals on your hotel bookings. In summers, you can visit around the hill station and enjoy the scenic beauty of the place.  

Summer festivals in Darjeeling

If you are visiting here in summers, you would be enjoying the festive vibe of the valley. The month of March announces the onset of festive season that starts with Holi or Dol. Darjeeling has a fair share of Hindu population who are either Nepali or Bengali. The next occasion in the month of March is Chaita Dasai, where the Nepalis play Damp (a traditional instrument), dance and enjoy. The celebration is to worship Devi Shakti (power) so that to win over the evil. As per the ritual, a tika is put on the forehead of all the children made of curd, color and rice.

The birth anniversary of Lord Buddha is celebrated with grand splendor in Darjeeling. The festival is held in the month of May and is known as Buddha Jayanti. Musical processions make rounds of the city carrying the idol and holy book of Lord Buddha, making the city look more vivacious.

The next Buddhist festival-Saga Dawa is celebrated in the month of June. With this festival too, processions do rounds to feature the entire life cycle of the Lord Buddha, including him attaining salvation and death. This festival is also called triple blessed festival.

The Nepali community celebrates Ashar Ko Pandara, where one has to eat Poha mixed with curd. It is said that on the same day, Goddess Parwati served this food to the Lord Shiva. It is believed that eating this food can help attain salvation.  

The half marathon is organized every year in the month of May in Kalimpong to inspire local people and create an identity.

Darjeeling is a city with different culture and beliefs. Therefore, there’s no dull season in the entire year in Darjeeling. Each and every season is celebrated with fun & frolic. When in Darjeeling, luxuary tea resorts in Darjeeling (West Bengal) are the best places for you to stay and spend some quite time enjoying the hilly vibe. So enjoy the verve of Darjeeling and keep holidaying!

 


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