Enjoying Peaceful Nature In Darjeeling

When you get bored and feel exhausted in your busy and hectic life, you need to sneak out of your regular life schedule and enjoy some peaceful time with yourself. The best way to do this is to leave everything behind for a while and head towards a serene hill station. The peaceful surrounding and natural beauty of a hill station are always ready to serve your with the peace of mind you always want to regain your energy and senses. In India, there are many hill stations that can be of help but Darjeeling tops them all.

Darjeeling is a major hill station of India situated in the north east part of India in the state of West Bengal. The most famous traits of this place are the serene and picture perfect mountain views, lush green forestry, snow-clad peaks of eastern Himalayan Range and vast diversity of flora and fauna. There are many attractive places in Darjeeling that attract thousands of tourists every year to this beautiful place to enjoy the beauty of nature. Here are some attractive places to visit while in Darjeeling.

Enjoying Peaceful Nature In Darjeeling

Hindustan Mountaineering Institute or HMI

The Hindustan Mountaineering Institute is one of the finest and renowned mountaineering institutes of India and was established in 1954 in memory of Tensing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary, who were the first to climb the mighty Mt. Everest. Here, you will find a beautiful display of the gears and mountaineering equipment that were used by mountaineer in older and modern times. If you want to take some souvenirs to home, you can buy them from the souvenir shop situated in the premises itself. Along with the mountaineering institute, you can also enjoy the Darjeeling zoo, which is located inside the HMI premises and has many different and rare species such as one horned rhinos.

Enjoying Peaceful Nature In Darjeeling

Tiger Hill

Tiger Hill is a magnificent place and is one of the highest points of Darjeeling. It is popular for the sunset views which are very magnificent and delight for eyes and senses. You can also enjoy the views of the mighty mountain peaks of Mt. Kanchenjunga. If the sky is clear and you are lucky, you might get a glimpse of the peaks of Mt. Everest from this place, as well. The Tiger Hill situated at a distance of 11KM from Darjeeling city which can be travelled via jeep or car.

Enjoying Peaceful Nature In Darjeeling

Toy Train

Your trip to Darjeeling is incomplete without a ride in the toy train. The ride gives you a chance to explore the lush green mountain hills and deep valleys that come in the way of tot train.

When you planning your trip to Darjeeling, you should pack some winter wear in your luggage to stay comfortable. Even, if you are going there in summers, you should take some sleeveless mens jackets along with some thermal for the best comfort during your trip.

Author’s Bio: The author is a travelling writer and runs a travelling blog. He also works with www.woollen-wear.in where she helps people in preparing for tips to different destinations in India and abroad.

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