Darjeeling in West Bengal is well known as the queen of hills located in the lesser Himalayas at an elevation of 6,700 ft. Darjeeling is a popular hill station that attracts many tourists from around the world. Best known for its mesmerizing natural beauty, tea industry, lush green hills, and the view of Khangchendzonga, Darjeeling is a popular spot for a memorable holiday.
Best time to visit Darjeeling is throughout the year but there are some months that work the best. Some of the popular places of attractions in Darjeeling are the Tiger Hill – the highest point of the district. Best time to visit Darjeeling may vary by the place you want to go, but the best time to visit Tiger Hill is between October-December. Batasia Loop is the perfect trail if you wish to witness the 3600 view of Darjeeling town within 20 minutes. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway passes through Batasia Loop and the best time to visit this place is between March-May and October-November. Darjeeling is also known for Singalila National Park located at an altitude of more than 7000ft above sea level. The best time to visit this national park in Darjeeling is between March-May and September-December.
Another place of attraction in Darjeeling is the Rock Garden located 10km from Darjeeling, a garden terraced with a natural waterfall called as the ‘Chunnu Summer Falls’. It is also called as the Barbotey Rock Garden and is a great place to visit in Darjeeling. While in Darjeeling do not forget to ride the famous Darjeeling Ropeway that was established in 1968 and is the first cable car system to have ever been established in India. Situated above Chowrasta Square at 2km from Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Station is the Observatory Hill, one of the most visited places in Darjeeling. Darjeeling is a blessing to India, one of the prides of the country. The best time to visit Darjeeling is between March-May, and October-November.