Agitators in Darjeeling demanding for a separate state of Gorkhaland have finally withdrawn strike. The strike that lasted for a prolonged period of 104 days was called off on October 27. This news has shown up a light of delight and contentment for the visitors as well as the hoteliers and tour operators. It can be called a festive gift bestowed upon the people of hills who had been struggling heavy loss during to the strike. Soon after the strike was withdrawn, tourists mainly from Bengal have started making the journey towards their favourite destination. The Queen of Hills has re-opened its natural glory at the peak of Puja Holidays allowing the visitors to spend their vacation in the lap of nature and making it memorable.
Although Darjeeling is a small hill station but tourists from all over come in huge numbers to find some peace in the lap of nature, travel down some winding mountain trails and explore the unmatched treasures of the Hill Queen. After the woeful and violent situation in the hills, Darjeeling is now balancing its grandiosity after the long political unrest. Therefore, it is now safe to travel to your most liked destination.
The most wonderful aspect of the Himalayan hill station is its tourist attraction sites. There are innumerable places to visit in this quaint town that will keep you spell-bound. For example, the Buddhist monasteries, ornate temples, museums, zoo, parks, and gardens etc. are a few highlights of Darjeeling tourism. Below is the list of few sight-seeing places in the town that will lead you to create some best memories during your visit to Darjeeling.
Tiger Hill is one such heavenly spot in the town for which people breaks their luxurious dream to witness the breath taking view during sunrise and lose oneself in the nature`s sublimity.
2. Peace Pagoda:
Located on the slopes of Jalpahar Hill, the Peace Pagoda is a remarkably fabulous temple that showcases the four avatars of Lord Buddha and delivers peace & prosperity to people.
3. Batasia Loop:
The Batasia Loop is an eye-catching area that offers a panoramic view of Darjeeling town. It features a beautiful garden of seasonal flowers and a large spiral loop covering the entire area.
4. Rock Garden:
Also known as “ Barbotey Garden”, this is another aspect of the Himalayan hill station that features a large area of garden-like structure filled with flowers and a hill stream descending over the rocky slopes.
5. Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway:
As the name suggests, taking a ride on the ropeway is the best way to witness the panoramic view of Darjeeling and the valley around river Rangeet.
Darjeeling tourism is the state`s main realm. So, if you are planning to visit this alluring hill station of spectacular landscapes, prestigious monasteries and vast greenery of tea gardens, you can rest assured regarding the political issues of hills. Darjeeling is safe and charming as it was from the start.