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About Darjeeling at a glance

Darjeeling is a Rejuvenating Holiday place to visit in India located in West Bengal state. It is the epitome of an excellent winter tourism destination in India.

Darjeeling nestled on the foothills of the majestic Kanchenjunga range makes it indeed the most beautiful hill station of India. The unique brand known as black Darjeeling tea, grown on steep slopes, is world-famous. The tea has a unique taste and a rich history that carries you back to the 19th-century era of colonial administration under the British Raj.

One of the most distinguished relics to know about is the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. It has been acknowledged as a UNESCO world heritage site.

There are numerous exciting things to do in and around the hill stations of Darjeeling. Some of the activities you can enjoy here are trekking, hiking, river rafting, camping, etc.

Apart from the unique taste of nature and other things to do is witnessing the rich tea plantations of Darjeeling itself.

Some popular tourist places in Darjeeling include Batasia Loop, Tiger Hill, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Peace Pagoda, Ghum Monastery, Rock Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Singalila, National Park, St. Andrew’sChurch, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tinchuley, Observatory Hill, Sandakphu Trek and many more.

Best Season to backpack for Darjeeling

In our opinion, Darjeeling offers evergreen vacation choices and versatile tour packages. Therefore talking about the Best Season to visit Darjeeling could sound comical.

But, if you are keen on getting a view of the mountains, then the ideal Season to visit Darjeeling should be October, November, and December. The point to be noted here is as it is a Himalayan region temperature should be cold.

Most of the viewpoint are accessible by a motorable road and on a walk; hence even the month of January and February can be no exception. Unless if you are planning for an altitude trek like Sandakhphu, you require some excellent physical preparation.

If you plan to backpack for Darjeeling in winter, don’t forget to bring warm clothing items.

If an unexpected downpour is not an issue for you, then somehow, monsoon is favorable too.