rightly been called the most scenic and strikingly beautiful location in the
eastern Asia. Ever since the colonial days of the British empire, the hill
station is designed on a scale of modern architecture and formal planning. With
its immense natural value and perfection in location for commercial purposes,
it has been the single most important point of contact for the rest of India. Darjeeling is a must visit destination for those planning a trip to North East India.
Famous for a
diverse nature of novel heritage and whole-scale industry, the city has easily
managed to put the north-eastern part of our country on the world map. For over
150 years, history has seen the city of Darjeeling grow into a major hub for
tea estates, vocational excursions and above all, a busy sight-seeing spot.
What Makes Darjeeling a Favourite among Tourists?
Darjeeling is one
of the few surviving hill-stations that was completely developed and settled by
the British, the other notable ones being Shimla and Calcutta. Over the years,
Darjeeling has acquired a special status for tourists and ardent foreign travelers
on the merit of its awesome natural landscape and a conducive climate. With a
cool and temperate climate, it is easily the favorite holiday destination for anyone looking for a quick breakthrough
from the hot and humid city life in India.
An added feature
comes with the fact that the city is one with a moderately laced price
structure. As such hotel stay, transportation costs, food and drinks and above
all shopping all come at very competitive prices, so do not delay your Darjeeling holidays in West Bengal.
Darjeeling ‑ A Shopper’s Paradise
Shopping is a
popular pastime for most tourists. Coming at almost subsidized rates, the
shopping culture in Darjeeling was a kind of haven for foreign products till a
few decades back. Before the global bug of industrialization stormed our
economy in the early nineties, Darjeeling was a safe market to obtain most of
foreign brands of accessories that were shipped and imported from Kathmandu in
Till today, the best brands of costly denims, international perfumes
range, high-quality sportswear and footwear are renowned for both their quality
in durability and prices as low as one-third of the city rates.
What Awaits You in Darjeeling?
Darjeeling has probably the best of trekking and sight-seeing locales in all of
north-eastern India. For decades, this has been the routine hotspot for family
groups and couples for an enjoyable holiday. The novel attractions of toy
trains and hills all over still leave the ardent tourist hungry for more on thier holiday tours in Darjeeling.
the rich and plentiful tea estates provide an enriching tour for all travelers.
Spread across acres, these tea estates were once owned and maintained by the
British governors. Tea was planted in sprawling gardens, and these plantations
also gave employment to thousands. More than their commercial value, it is the
undivided stretch of beauty that creates a great sight for the travelers.
To top these
immense natural gifts, the civic sense and levels of maintenance put in order
by the local community is an enviable attribute. The city is spic and span in
stark comparison to the level of sanitation and cleanliness we associate with
the rest of our country. All these riches have given a position of great
respect and fervor to Darjeeling.