The Romantic Abode Called Darjeeling


If you are in India and staying in the eastern parts of India, you cannot afford to miss holidaying in the hilly areas of north-east. Yes, north-east is one of the most beautiful parts of eastern India and the seven sisters offer some of the most picturesque views that you won’t be able to see anywhere else. One can opt for the hotels located nearby or Darjeeling or Darjeeling’s luxury resorts that are located in the outskirts of Darjeeling.

Darjeeling, also called the queen of hills, is a hill station located in the north eastern part of West Bengal. Located on the footsteps of lesser Himalayas, Darjeeling is one of the favourite tourist spots of people from all over the world. The place is well known for the flavorful Darjeeling tea, the spectacular views of Kanchenjunga and the Himalayan Railways. The place has a colonial influence and the British government and they set up military depot there. The extensive tea plantations were encouraged by the British government. The Black Tea was developed here using some new-age techniques. Today, Darjeeling is the biggest producers of Black Tea across the globe.

There are alpine & temperate forests in Darjeeling with trees like oak and sals. You can also find orchids and other seasonal flowers that would make the place look like a big garden. The divisional forest officer is in charge of wildlife here.

The two prominent sources of income are tourism industry and Darjeeling tea. Darjeeling is responsible in providing tea to 7% of India’s population. There are a number of tea estate resorts in Darjeeling and around, and staying there can be the best option while you are visiting Darjeeling.


If you are a tea-lover, you can enjoy the flavorful Darjeeling tea sitting in one of the suites of Tea Bungalows of Darjeeling. Wake up with the aroma of aromatic tea gardens and the scenic beauty of sunrise from the Kanchenjunga. Tea bungalows provide you each and every type of amenities you were looking for in a luxury resort.
Rather, it may offer you a unique experience staying near the tea gardens and enjoying mornings walking amidst the lush green tea estates.

There’s no best time to visit Darjeeling. Each and every season can be enjoyable at Darjeeling. While the rainfalls are quite romantic, the winters can be called the best time to witness some snow up there. However, the best time to visit Darjeeling as preferred by the tourists in summer.

Darjeeling is best for the tourists who love tea and more. The annual tea festival invites people from all across the globe to join the celebration of champagne rising.  While the Ghoom monastery offers some time with peace and spirituality, while the war memorial makes us remember the sacrifices our soldiers. Enjoy the toy train ride from Siliguri to ghoom and back with your partner & family members.

Darjeeling has a lot to offer to its admirers. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people visit Darjeeling and enjoy the romantic vibes of the hill station. So, hurry and book early for Darjeeling to witness some stunning sights with a cup of tea.


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