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Darjeeling is a town in India’s West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. Darjeeling is conveniently connected with Kolkata and other parts of India by train, road and air. Nearest airport, Bagdogra is approx 90 km away. Nearest city is Siliguri, approx 100 km is conveniently connected by bus, which takes only 3.5 hrs to reach. After lockdown, this is very convenient to maintain social distancing as it remains less crowded. Nearest main railstation is NJP, 10 km away from Siliguri. Darjeeling tour is considered one of the best tours in India due to its beauty of nature, weather and biodiversity of surrounding areas. In a clear day, snow clad mountain peaks, including mt. Kanchenjunga, kabru, etc. are clearly visible from Darjeeling and its neighborhood places like, Karsheong, Shitong, Lepchajagat, Kalimpong, Gangtok, etc. Darjeeling is mainly famed worldwide because of its main agricultural product, Darjeeling tea, which is probably the best tea available in market. Tea plantations, dot on its surrounding slopes, turned it’s natural beauty to extreme. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” completed in 1881. DHR is very popular among the tourists and railway enthusiasts and it is already declared as heritage railway by UNESCO.
Darjeeling is called queen of hills. To enjoy its natural beauty, a tour in winter season is a must when the weather remains clear and sunny and snowy peaks like Mt. Kanchenjunga, among the world’s highest peaks make it’s backdrop heavenly. All the Darjeeling tour places, in and around, turns into traveler’s paradise these days. Tourists love to roam around and enjoy Darjeeling market for good quality winter wear and nice and cozy restaurants like, Glenary’s, Keventer’s, Kunga etc.
All types of hotels and lodges are available in Darjeeling in plenty. WBTDC operated Darjeeling tourist lodge is very popular here among the tourists due to its location and facilities. Other Good Darjeeling hotels near mall is Windamere, Hermitage, Dolphin, Sonar bangla, Bellview etc. Many other mid and low budget hotels are there to cater budget travelers.
This first part of Darjeeling tour guide video series shows the hilly roads to Darjeeling from Siliguri bus stand, Darjeeling Mall road, the Mahakal temple atop Observatory hill and glimpses of Darjeeling Markets in recent period after lockdown. These popular Darjeeling tour places are clearly showcased here about how to reach Darjeeling in easy and cheap way, the current situation in the year 2021 and places to visit near Darjeeling mall. Also the tourists from Dhaka, Bangladesh, can get help from this Darjeeling tour vlog in bangla.