Top 7 most exciting places to visit around Darjeeling

arjeeling is a beautiful hill station set up in the lap of Himalayan range and its nearby tourist spots are full of pleasant surprises. The spectacular scenery, breathtaking sunsets, the humble natives, the lush green patches all around, is the best tourists’ attractions in Darjeeling.

A cool outing at the nearby exotic places will pamper you with lifetime unforgettable travel experience in Darjeeling. The entire region clads in the white snow have an amazing history and culture to share. And the most popular toy train which is the centre of attraction for innumerable tourists.

There are equally enchanting districts around the Darjeeling full of fun and ecstatic fun spots.

Let us explore more about the nearby places In Darjeeling.

  1. Kalimpong

    kalimpong, darjeeling

The virgin hill station in West Bengal primarily famed for temples, churches, Buddhist monasteries, Tibetan handicrafts is 51 KM away from Darjeeling. The wonderful Teesta valley is most sightseeing spot for tourist in Kalimpong.

temples Kalimpong

The centuries-old churches, revered temples Kalimpong marks the Bhutanese history there. One should travel to this place also if one visits in Darjeeling as both the places have so much to offer. The lovely bright flowe
rs will catch your eyes in the famous flower market there.

  1. Tiger Hill

    Tiger Hill

This adventurous place Tiger Hill is 12 Km away from Darjeeling. It is the perfect place for mountain lovers. The beautiful sun rays when pour down over snow-capped mountains gives you an enthralling experience.
On a clear bright day, one could have a glimpse for massive Mt Everest from this hill. The colour-changing mountain when sun rays penetrate over there is no less than a transcendental journey.

  1. Kurseong


Just an hour away from Darjeeling this hill station is on Siliguri-Darjeeling highway. A place highly blessed with great weather and an abundant monsoon is not less than a heaven on earth. The place is diversely enriched in flora and fauna.

  1. Mirik lake

    Mirik lake

The tranquil Mirik lake situated 60 KMs southward from Darjeeling will rejuvenate your heart with the perfect gaze of wildflowers, the lush greenery and the sublime view of mountains.


A lot of enchanting places like Mirik church, Bokar Monastery, Mirik tea gardens and Pashupati Nagar for gift shopping is all there to spend high-quality time with your loved ones.
From boating experience to visit at orchids and glorious garden one can ensure a full pleasure in the lap of nature. This place offers everyone to do adventurous activities and strolling in the aesthetic garden.

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  1. Jalpaiguri


The serene and calm habitat is surely a treat for those who are living in highly populated urban areas. The word Jalpaiguri has its meaning the ‘town of olive’.

Tea plantations
Jalpaiguri is 113 km away from Darjeeling and has endless picturesque Tea plantations, rich rice farms and better known for a high downpour. And high downpour at this site makes it a romantic destination too for no of couples.

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  1. Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

    Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

The Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary and Gorumara National park located in foothills of the Himalayas is abode for one-horned Rhinoceros, Bengal Tigers, bison, wild pig, spotted deers, Elephants and numerous wild animals.

Elephant Ride
There are lots of things like you can take an elephant ride through the park. Even can take the Safaris to wander and explore the various species in the sanctuary.

  1. Gangtok


The capital city of Sikkim is 98 km distant from Darjeeling. In another way, it is the base for scores of trekkers and mountaineers tackling the Himalayan range.

Tsomgo-lake. Gangtok, Darjeeling
The spectacular view from the top of the hills literally a ‘hilltop’ is also famous for culture and cuisine. Main attractions are Tsomgo lake, Jhakri falls, Teesta River for Rafting.

How to reach Darjeeling

Darjeeling is well connected to major cities like Gangtok and Kalimpong which is only 100 km far. The Bagdogra national airport is nearby and has flights from Delhi, Kolkata and, Guwhati. It is the dream destination for every nature lover who plans to spend their weekends amid tranquil environment.

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