Darjeeling is in the West Bengal state of India in the Himalayan foothills. Known as the queen of hills and famous for its distinctive Darjeeling tea, Darjeeling is one of the most visited places by travelers. Darjeeling has many interesting places to visit such as Ghoom Monastery, Peace Pagoda, Batasia Loop, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre, Rock Garden, and Ganga Maya Park. Of these many places, Darjeeling has a famous place called Tiger Hill. Tiger Hill is the highest place in Darjeeling and is located 11 km from Darjeeling town. From Tiger Hill, you can view the sunrise over the Himalayas, and the view of Mt. Everest and Mt. Khangchendzonga is breathtaking from here.
Catch a splendid sunrise at Tiger Hill
To view the glorified sunrise from Tiger Hill, you need to wake up as early as 4 am and reach Tiger Hill. The morning grogginess will vanish as you view Darjeeling like never before in the wee hours from Tiger Hill. Tiger Hill is the highest point in Darjeeling hills at an altitude of 8482 feet (or 2590 meters) and once you are at Tiger Hill, the view of the sunrise from atop makes the whole thing worthwhile as it casts a golden glow over the Himalayan peaks. People from many places visit Darjeeling just to view the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest and Khangchendzonga from Tiger Hill, Darjeeling. Read more