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Saturday, January 9, 2010

Darjeeling India - An Experience...


Darjeeling, India
is a beautiful place lying on the east of West Bengal. Its scenic beauty has absolutely no comparison. It is famous for the splendid mountains of Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Makalu. People come from all over the globe to feast their eyes on the beautiful locations here in.

Darjeeling is world famous for its Tea, Darjeeling Tea is known as the ' Champagne of Tea' and is the finest in the world. Darjeeling along with its natural beauty spreads away its majestic landscape giving ample opportunities for Adventure Sports. This world famous hill station at the foothills of the Himalayas is a paradise for plant and animal lovers.
Darjeeling Travel Destination is incomplete without a visit to Ghoom which is 6 km away from the main town. The hillock is dominated by the famous Yiga Choeling Monastery which has 15 images of the Maitreya Buddha. Belonging to the yellow hat sect, the monastery contains many ancient palm leaf and paper manuscripts in Tibetan script.

The Museum of Natural History is where one can see a fine collection of Himalayan animals, reptiles, birds and insects. If flora is what one enjoys, then Llyod Botanic Garden is the place of interest. It has a marvelous collection of alpine flora and orchids.

The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is a must visit place for all the animal lovers. It preserves some of the rich and rare species of the region namely Siberian Tigers, Red Panda, Tibetan Wolf and varicolored birds.

Darjeeling Tavel Destinations:

Yiga Choeling Monastery, Museum of Natural History, Observatory hill, Dhirdam Temple, Aloobaari Monastery, Bhutia Bustee Monastery and the Ava Art Gallery.

Apart from being the best travel destination Darjeeling is also renowned for its food and wine especially momos and tongbas respectively.Darjeeling momos are exceptionally mouth watering and the locals say that no one can have just one, but more and more. Tongba or local beer is not only popular among the locals but tourists as well. These local beers are not readily available everywhere, but in special restaurants as Hot Stimulating Cafe near Shrubbery Park.

Darjeeling is home to abundant hotels and resorts, that caters to all your accommodation needs, here are the hotel list :
Hotel Viceroy : 17, Gandhi Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India-734101

Hotel Seven Seventeen
: H.D. Lama Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India -734101

The Elgin Hotel Darjeeling
: 18 H. D. Lama Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India-734101

Sterling Resorts Darjeeling
: P.O # 6 Ghoom Monastery Road,Darjeeling, West Bengal, India-734102

Dekeling Hotel
: 51 Gandhi Road, Darjeeling, 734101, India


Anonymous said...

really a spectacular views. how i wish to step on this land someday feeling the serenity of nature. like heaven...