The serene picturesque hill town of Darjeeling has always been a traveller's delight. Situated in the state of West Bengal, in the lower Himalayas, this beautiful hill station is a great travel destination for anyone. Due to its long association with the British, the town has several Victorian imprints like the British-style public schools, hotels and houses, which add to its charm and appeal. It is no surprise then that tour operators are clamouring to provide the perfect Darjeeling Packages.
Various packages to Darjeeling are available for the discerning traveller. Take your pick by season, interest, budget or duration. There are packages to attract the honeymooners, adventure enthusiast, family tourist or just the simple traveller interested in sightseeing. Some packages club the two cities of Gangtok and Darjeeling together.
Darjeeling has a lot to offer to the tourists. You will be spoilt for choice here for sightseeing. Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop and War Memorial, Rock Garden and Mirik Lake are some tourist destinations. For those inclined on the spiritual side, there are various monasteries and temples like, Dhirdham Temple, Sakya Monastery, Dali Monastery, Japanese Temple, Makdhog Monastery etc. If adventure is what you are looking for, the town won't disappoint you. Try your hand at trekking, white water rafting and rock climbing here. The nature enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to. The beautiful tea gardens covering the slopes of the mountains are an unmatched sight. Darjeeling has been blessed with breath taking views and sights. The Kanchenjunga Mountains provide a stunning backdrop to the lush green forests. The kids will love a ride on the toy train, which is the pride of Darjeeling.
If you are a food connoisseur, Darjeeling is the place to be in. The food here is an interesting confluence of Bengali and Tibetan cuisine. One must definitely try the lip smacking local dishes like Momos, Phagshapa, Thukpa and Sael Roti. Needless to say, the famous Darjeeling tea is a must have. The town is a shopper's paradise too. Besides the world famous tea, you can pick up handmade woollens, carpets, jewellery and interesting Buddhist artefacts.
You will be over whelmed by the sheer amount of activities that Darjeeling has to offer. A tour package will help you organise and plan your travel in a better way, so you are able to see the best of Darjeeling and enjoy a hassle free holiday. With umpteen packages available online, it won't be difficult to find one that is perfect for you.
The town is a complete package for tourists as it offers everything one seeks from a holiday- panoramic views, sightseeing and fun filled activities. It is not without reason that Mark Twain commented about Darjeeling -"The one land that all men desire to see, and having seen once- by even a glimpse- would not give that glimpse for the shows of the rest of the world combined." Visit Darjeeling and be enthralled by its timeless beauty and charm.
For More information about tour packages contact Swan Tours. (Travel Companies in Delhi)