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Places to visit in Darjeeling

Things to do in Darjeeling, West bengal

Darjeeling is a small town, which is part of the West Bengal state of India. Although it became part of news headlines recently due to the demand for a separate state for the Gorkha people who are the natives, Darjeeling still remains one of the beautiful and popular tourism attraction in the North East. The town is the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling-Himalayan mountain railway which got completed in 1881. It is popular for its unique black tea with one of the oldest tea plantations. Mt. Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest peak can be seen from most areas of Darjeeling. Some of the must go places in Darjeeling are mentioned here. Tiger Hills Darjeeling Tiger Hill is located around 11 KM from Darjeeling town and above Ghoom. It is the highest point in Darjeeling at an altitude of 2590 meters. The beauty of tiger hill is that both the Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga can be seen if you are lucky enough. Though it can be visited any time during daytime, Tiger Hill is most famous for …