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The tourist hub of Darjeeling is thought to be inferred from Darjeeling, which literally means “the place of Darjeeling” the majestic thunderbolt. Some consider that the thunderbolt relates to the Lamaist religion and some think that it belongs to Lord Indra. Various local festivals are observed throughout the year. The festivals are colorful and the tourists should ascertain that he is in Darjeeling to take part in the celebrations of one of these festivals.

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As the choice, so the tour packages, more options and choice while selecting TravelChaCha’s Darjeeling Tour Packages. Under this travel package of Darjeeling, you have Darjeeling tour, Darjeeling - Gangtok Tour, Darjeeling/Kalimpong / Gangtok Tour, Darjeeling /Pemayangtse (Pelling) / Kalimpong / Gangtok Tour, Darjeeling / Gangtok / Lachung - Yumthang Tour, Darjeeling / Pelling / Kalimpong / Gangtok tour Package, and two types of North Sikkim Tour Packages. Flora and Fauna in Darjeeling, sight seeing in Darjeeling like Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, War memorial, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Dhirdham Temple, The Mall and Chowrasta, Ava Art Gallery; Tea Gardens in Darjeeling; Buddhist Monasteries in Darjeeling like Yiga Chilling Monastery, Samten Cholling Monastery, Drukpa Kargyud Monastery, Bhutia Busty Monastery; Museums and Parks in Darjeeling like Museum of Natural History, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Himalayan Zoological Park and Snow Leopard Breeding Centre, Snow Leopard Breeding Centre, Lloyds Botanical; Adventure Tourism in Darjeeling as Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway, Singalila Range Trek, Train trip in Darjeeling and much more to explore.

The lush greens, the lofty mountains, the cascading rivers, the view of views of Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest pass by your the gradually chugging train. That is the queen of the hills for you at its natural best when you are onboard the toy train. The world famous hill resort on the foothills of the Himalayas is the paradise of the plant and adventure lovers. The vegetation comprises of fir, pine and birch. The animal lovers flock to the natural habitat of the monkeys, wildcats, leopards and jackals. You may indulge is sports and activities like trekking, mountaineering and river rafting.

The most important and organized hill resort in Eastern India is Darjeeling which lies 686 kms from Calcutta perched at a height of 2134 meters with a backdrop of the mighty snow clad Himalayan Peaks. The mighty Kanchenjunga peak overlooks the town from where one can get a clear view of the peak on a sunny day. The world's highest peak The Everest can also be seen from near the town. Re-discovered by the British in Calcutta, every year at the beginning of summer, the Viceroys of India and after 1911 the Lieutenant Governors of Bengal would move lock, stock and barrel to Darjeeling. Its the British who rapidly developed Darjeeling into a pleasant resort. In the 1840’s Tea Plantation was introduced in the area. Darjeeling "orthodox" tea is now famous and among the most expensive in the world.
Darjeeling is an abrupt change from the plains and Calcutta. The population is Nepali, Lepcha, Tibetan and Bhutia. Surrounded by Tea Plantation a popular hill station since British established it as a rest and recreation centre for its troops in mid 1800.

The hill resort that means the 'place of the thunderbolt' in Tibetan dorje ling has become the most desired holiday destination with innumerable tourists who throng it. Amongst the must visits are the Buddhist monasteries and the Hindu temples. The list of must haves is topped by the finest blend of tea that makes good souvenirs too. The curio carpets and pieces of Himalayan handicrafts closely follow it. Visit the dreamland of the East and for sure many of your dreams will realize. A tourism experience with a difference is Darjeeling.

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