One of the prettiest hill station in west Bengal also known as “QUEEN OF THE HILLS” Darjeeling lies on the lap of Himalayan with greenery surrounded by. At an elevation of 6700 ft. noted for its tea industry Darjeeling is one of a popular hill station for tourist attraction in India. The place of thunderbolt also represents the best of what Mother Nature has to offer. The town is the headquarter for the Darjeeling district. The town has also lots to offer to those who are interested in regional flora and fauna.
The park is named after late Padmaja Naidu the governor of west Bengal and daughter of the nightingale of India. This is also known as Darjeeling zoo by locals which is abounds in varied species of flora and fauna. This zoo is also like a home to the adorable red panda and snow leopards.
With an altitude of 2590m Tiger hill has a panoramic view of Mt.everest and Kanchenjunga together. It is located at a distance of 11km from the main town and above Ghoom. The place is also famous for its sunrise view which is heart melting to watch and besides this the snowcapped tops of the Himalayans is also eye catchy view to watch from tiger hill
Darjeeling a religious place to visit is famous for its historic Buddhist monasteries. One of them is Japanese peace pagoda and Buddhist monasteries. Pagoda monastery was constructed by Japanese Buddhist Nipponzan-Myohoji order. It has always enthralled and beckoned to people following the Buddhist faith.
Batasia loop is a gigantic railway loop where the toy train makes a complete 360degree turn. A scenic little area shares pride of place with the war memorial. It was built in the memory of all the brave man who sacrificed their lives during the war for the country.
The institute was built as a tribute to TENZING NORGAY SHERPA, who climbed the highest mountain peak Mt. Everest (8848m) along with EDMUND HILLARY IN 1953. TENZING was the first director of field training in the institute. It is said to be the destination and a pilgrimage for all the climbing enthusiasts.