Darjeeling is famous for Tourism and for Darjeeling Tea. Which is one of the major exports of the city? Of course, the city is not only renowned for Tea but also very famous for tourism. It is one of the best hill stations in India and attracts tourists from all over the world. The Teesta and Mahananda rivers surround the city. The tourists have spectacular views of the mighty Kanchenjunga Mountain. It is a huge tourist place, and each year, many tourists come here to enjoy the pleasant climate, tea plantations, rivers, waterfalls and views of the eastern Himalayas.
Darjeeling City Climate:
The British annexed the hill city from the Kingdom of Sikkim for their better climate in India. Before Independence, it was the guest place to the British in summer. The environment of the city is very relaxed. In the summer, from April until June are usually calm and wet. In the early morning, dense fog covers the city. People suffering from tropical diseases prefer to live in the town for the suitable climate. The monsoon season receives the maximum rainfall. The annual average temperature of the city never exceeds 15 degrees Celsius.
Darjeeling Visiting Time:
The climate in the city is always excellent. The best time to visit this place is between October to February. At that time, the weather is pleasant climate and less frequent rainfalls that help the visitors enjoy the beauty of the hilly areas and the landscapes with fog and greenery—another lovely thing in the city cultivation of Tea plants and agricultural industries. Darjeeling Tea has a distinctive taste. The taste comes from the climate and hilly areas, which maintain substantial weather conditions. Darjeeling Tea has a lot of demand and is exported worldwide.
Places to visit in Darjeeling:
Another unforgettable event in the city is travelling through the Himalayan Railway. The famous narrow gauge train is also called Darjeeling Toy Train. Travelling on the Toy train is the most engaging activity for tourists. The train travels through the most picturesque locations that are never forgettable by anyone. The Himalayan Railway is also famous as a part of the UNESCO world heritage site.
Other Tourist Places:
1. Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park
2. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.
3. Rock Garden.
4. Tiger Hill
5. Japanese peace Pagoda.
6. Darjeeling Tea Gardens.
7. St Andrew’s church
8. Jaldapara National park is one of the attractions in Darjeeling.
How to Reach Darjeeling:
The city is well connected to all major towns in West Bengal and the neighbouring states.
By Air: The nearest airport is in Kolkata, and Guwahati is in Assam. Several domestic and international flights are available from Kolkata to Delhi.
By Train: The city is well connected with all major railway stations in India.
By Road: Town Siliguri is the nearest Bus stop. There-there are many local Buses, Shared taxis and Jeeps available.