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Darjeeling is nestled in the northern regions of West Bengal and is surrounded by numerous slopes of bright green tea plantations that are set against a backdrop of snow-capped Himalayas. The land produces the finest variety of muscatel flavored Darjeeling tea that is revered by connoisseurs and tea enthusiasts. Darjeeling is home to the century old miniature steam engine that still chugs uphill. Here we have listed a few things that must be done when you visit the ‘Queen of Hills’.
Gaze at Kanchenjunga
Kanchenjunga is the world’s third-highest peak. The mountain appears mystical at dawn when the sunrise’s orange glow hits its snow-covered surface. Get up early to gaze at the spectacular Kanchenjunga while you rub your eyes. If it’s a cloudy day then don’t waste your time to go there.
Stroll through the bright green tea plantations
The British first introduced tea in Darjeeling in the mid-19th century. The sprawling tea estates, huge bungalows and clubs are reminiscent of that grand era. Stroll through miles of bright green sprawling tea estates, strike up a conversation with the garden workers and observe how deftly they pluck fresh tea leaves with buds.
Enjoy the subtle savor of Darjeeling tea
Darjeeling is all about soaking yourself in the splendor of the sprawling tea garden and the misty mornings that welcomes the veranda of your hotel and of course, a cup of steaming Darjeeling tea. When fatigue starts to manifest itself after a long day of exploring and sightseeing, a cup of crisp Darjeeling tea helps replenish the loss of energy in the body.
Book a ride on the century old toy train
A journey on the Himalayan Railway is popularly known as the toy train ride and is an excellent way to explore and view the magnificent surroundings of this mesmerizing hill station. Staring out of the transparent glass of the window at the endless stretch of tea plantation is an experience like no other.
Try the Darjeeling Rope-way
Sliding above dense forest and manicured tea farms, the Darjeeling-Rangeet Valley rope-way offers unparallel views and perennial experience. The 22-minute ride takes you over the vast stretches of forest and converted tea gardens down to the Takvar tea estate where you can sip some quality tea and laze around, exploring the village.