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Darjeeling, situated in the Indian state of West Bengal, is a breathtakingly beautiful hill station renowned for its stunning landscapes, tea gardens, and rich cultural heritage. Without a doubt, there are several places that one must explore while in Darjeeling.

Sightseeing Places in Darjeeling

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

As the undisputed leader in mountaineering education in Southeast Asia, HMI is widely recognized as the ultimate destination for Indian Mountaineering. With an unparalleled global reputation, the Institute has successfully trained countless individuals from around the world in the art of mountaineering and other adventure sports.

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Himalayan Zoological Park is home to endangered animals like snow leopards, pandas, gorals, Siberian tigers, and rare birds. Experience the biodiversity of the Himalayas with the mesmerizing sight of red pandas and snow leopards in their natural habitat.

Tiger Hill

The Himalayan Zoological Park is an unparalleled destination for wildlife enthusiasts looking to immerse themselves in the breathtaking natural beauty and unparalleled diversity of the Himalayan region.

Japanese Peace Pagoda

Nestled on the verdant slopes of Jalaphar Hill, the Japanese Peace Pagoda stands tall as a global icon of peace and harmony. Adorned with the four avatars of Buddha, including the revered Maitreya Buddha, this sacred site is an ideal destination for anyone seeking a moment of pure bliss.

Mahakal Temple

The experience of darshan is truly indescribable; one must visit the holy shrine at least once in a lifetime to truly appreciate its divine aura. This is a historic temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Experiencing the power of Shri Mahakaal is an incredibly empowering and transformative experience.


Experience the heart and soul of Darjeeling at Chowrasta, the lively center of the town. Delight in the local culture, indulge in the exotic cuisine and explore the one-of-a-kind shops. Be captivated by the vibrant energy of this enchanting square.

Batasia Loop

Batasia Loop offers a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and the snow-capped Himalayan Peaks. This engineering marvel of Darjeeling Himalayan Railways descends 1000 ft. in altitude. You would not want to miss out on this unforgettable experience!

Barbotey Rock Garden

The Gorkha Hill Council Tourism Department has created a mesmerizing garden that is sure to captivate visitors and encourage tourism. The Rock Garden is a stunning sight to behold, with a hill stream cascading over rocks on the slope, amidst beautifully landscaped flower gardens and strategically placed seating areas at various levels.


Explore Lamahatta's hidden gem, surrounded by tea gardens and stunning landscapes. Visit the park and the well-manicured gardens in the village. Trek through the pine tree maze to reach the beautiful "jore pokhari" twin ponds. Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Lamahatta!

Happy Valley Tea Estate

Embark on a fascinating journey through the Happy Valley tea factory and witness the intricate process of tea manufacturing. The tour culminates with a specially curated tea-tasting session for first-timers, where you can experience the legendary flavour of Happy Valley's finest organic Darjeeling teas.

Darjeeling Ropeway

The Darjeeling Ropeway provides unparalleled panoramic views of Darjeeling town, verdant tea gardens, and meandering rivers. The snow-capped peaks on the horizon are visible on a crystal-clear day.

Nightingale Park

Shurberry Nightingale Park is the perfect destination for a rejuvenating evening with your loved ones. As the park illuminates with vibrant hues and transforms into a wonderland, you're bound to have an unforgettable experience. The park operates from morning until 8 pm, so you have ample time to explore its beauty.


Sandakphu is, without a doubt, the best place to witness some breathtaking views of the world's tallest mountains, including Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, and Lhotse. As you journey towards the Sleeping Buddha (the mountain range containing Kanchenjunga), the views only get more mesmerizing with each passing day.

Darjeeling Observatory Hill

Darjeeling Observatory Hill offers stunning views of snow-clad peaks, including Mount Kanchenjunga. The hill is home to the renowned Bhutia Busty monastery, which was once located here. Presently, the hill is adorned with the magnificent temple of Mahakal, which is sure to leave you spellbound.

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