Relief from the Scorching Heat– Darjeeling

India is a land of diversity and when it comes to the hill station, India is filled with enormous of choices. One of the most preferred chilly locations to get a relief from scorching heat is Darjeeling. Located in the eastern part of India, in a state named West Bengal, Darjeeling offers the panoramic view of landscapes and snow capped mountains. When in summers, people are burning in heat, all they think of is some place where they can find a relief from the sweltering heat and Darjeeling solves the problem very well.

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Darjeeling, India

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, image by 40011Mauretainia

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Image by 40011Mauretainia on Flickr)

Not just the cool weather, Darjeeling has a lot more to offer to its guests. Charming tourism, alluring cultures and pounding array of escapade games will make your Darjeeling tour treasured. Darjeeling is also known worldwide for its Tea Plantation and Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, which is proudly and profoundly a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tea plantations are very well tracked by different hybrid and fermented techniques and that is why it is recognised and ranked internationally. There are more than 200 tea estates in the whole city, few of which are selected for tourism like Thurbu Tea Estate, Glenburen Tea Estate and Makaibari Tea Estate. The city is surrounded by beautiful snow clad mountains as the world’s third highest peak; Kanchenjunga is clearly visible from the city. If the weather is clear, you can also see Mount Everest from the main city of Darjeeling and that is why it is known as the Queen of Hills.

Darjeeling tea gardens

Darjeeling Tea Garden

It has been reported that Darjeeling is the mostly visited place in the eastern India. More than thousands of international and local tourists visit the place due to its unmatched climatic conditions. The temperature varies from 8 to 15 Degree Celsius throughout the year, making it an optimum place for the people who want to bang the blistering heat in plain areas of the country. You will surely spend your holidays in fun and frolic like you have always imagined.

Sandakphu  The kangchenjunga range (Pallab Seth)

Kangchenjunga Range from Sandakphu ( Image by Pallab Seth on Flickr)

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Himalayan Bear, Darjeeling

Sandkphu Phalut Trek is the route present in Darjeeling which will give you the view of world renowned Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga very clearly. You can watch the migratory fauna in Darjeeling which migrate to and from Tibet which are teals, ducks, gulls and plovers. You can also visit to Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary which was set in 1915 in Darjeeling. Different flora and fauna residing here are oak, sal and alpine trees and Himalayan black bear, barking deer, assam macaque, wild pig, Himalayan flying squirrel, jungle cat, common rhesus monkey and leopard respectively. The Sanctuary has two senchal lakes; sitting beside them would really be a great and wonderful idea to experience the nature’s beauty.

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The tika (in red color) and jamara (green color) used in Dashain.

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Elder person of the family putting Tika to the younger one

Darjeeling also has a cultural aspect for the tourists. You can enjoy the colourful festivals like Tika, Dashain, Tihar and Christmas as well. Darjeeling has all to offer to its visitors, be it the quiet and calm holidays, adventurous holidays, culture and heritage, breath taking view and sceneries, lush green tea plantations, exotic flora and fauna for nature lovers and above all a place where you can relax from the blazing heat in any day of the year.

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