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Darjeeling Local Sightseeing


Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ( HMI)

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI)  The people of India became interested in mountaineering   and it started becoming a popular organized sport event in India after scaling the summit of Mt. Everest in 1953 by late Tenzing Norgey of India and New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary. India’s first Prime Minister late Pandit Jawaharlal Neheru and then the Chief Minister of West Bengal late Dr. B.C.Roy personally got involved ... [+] Read More

Batasia Loop and War Memorial - Darjeeling

Batasia Loop & War Memorial - Darjeeling On the way to Darjeeling from Siliguri by the famous Toy Train journey passes through the Batasia Loop (A Windy Place) and the War Memorial. This place is 5 kms. ahead of Darjeeling city and located in between Ghoom ( The highest point in the world where Locomotive Engines operate) and Darjeeling cities. Batasia Loop attracts people for spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga & other snow ... [+] Read More

Ghoom Monastery ( Yiga- Choling Monastery)

Ghoom Monastery ( Yiga-Choling Monastery) Ghoom Monastery or Yiga-Choling Monastery is the oldest Monastery in  this area. This famous monastery was established by a Tibetian Astrologer Lama Sherab Gyantso in 1875 and it belongs to the Yellow Sect of Buddha who worship 15 ft. tall ‘Coming Buddha” or “Maitreya Buddha”. The monastery has preserved some of the rare handwritten Buddhist Manuscripts.   To ... [+] Read More

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park   This Zoo is one of the most famous and highest Zoological Parks in the world for its natural beauty and captive breeding. This is the only Zoo in the world which breeds Tibetan Wolf in captivity and the first South Asian Zoo to breed snow leopard and Siberian Tiger.   Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park was formed on 14th August in 1958 with the main objective to form this park ... [+] Read More

Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre

Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre   Darjeeling Tibetan Refugee Self  Help Centre was formed in 1959 by a 10 member committee to provide the shelter and Econimic, Social, Psycological, Cultural and Spiritual sovereignty to those Tibetan refugee who fled in to India after dramatic escape of  “ His Holiness the Dalai Lama” ( Tibetan Spiritual Leader). Thousands of refugee who trekked over treacherous Himalayan ... [+] Read More

Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda

Japanese Temple & Peace Pagoda Peace Pagoda or Shanti Stupa in Darjeeling started building up in the year 1972 and finished in the year of 1992. Darjeeling Peace Pagoda or Darjeeling Shanti Stupa is the only one in East - Himalayas. This beautiful Stupa designed and built for the purpose of to provide a focus of peace to the people of all races and creeds in the world. The formation of  Peace Pagoda was initiated by Nichidatsu ... [+] Read More

Tenzing and Gombu Rocks

Tenzing & Gombu Rocks Tenzing and Gombu Rocks are situated at Lebong Cart Road commonly known as “Monkey Rock”, which was named after late Tenzing Norgey & Nawang Gombu. Himalayan  Mounatineering  Institute conducts preliminary course on Rock climbing on these rocks. These rocks offer challenging oddity for the climbers. ... [+] Read More

Ava Art Gallery

Ava Art Gallery On the way to Ghoom, Ava Art Gallery located on the Hill Cart Road and only 2 kms away from Darjeeling. The Gallery was established by the couples late Mr. Bhopal Rao Sett and his wife late Ava Devi in 1965. This Gallery is full of water, oil & thread paintings. But the works on hand embroidery and thread painting are really superb. ... [+] Read More

Lloyd Botanical Garden

Lloyd Botanical Garden Darjeeling Lloyd Botanical Garden was established in the year of 1878 by Willam Lloyd, a renowned figure and old resident of  Darjeeling during that period. He requested to the Government and acquired a 40 acres of land in the Darjeeling town to form a Botanic Garden as a distance annex of Calcutta Botanical Garden. Darjeeling Botanical Garden has a garden code ascribed by the Indian Botanical Garden Network. Darjeeling ... [+] Read More

Dhirdam Temple

Dhirdam Temple The architectural splender of Dhirdam Temple is near resembles to the famous temple of Lord Shiva, “ Pashupatinath Temple”, in Kathmandu, Nepal. This Pagoda style temple is built with gold and silver and exhibit the height of architectural and artistic excellence by the artists. Dhirdam Temple was built in 1939 with the superb architectural manifestation by Beg Raj Sakya and constructed by Raj Saheb Purna ... [+] Read More

Rock Garden and Ganga Maiya Park

Rock Garden & Gangamaiya Park Rock Garden and Gangmaiya Park are the newly built tourist spots with the blend of human creation and nature’s beauty. Stiff narrow road zig – zags down from Hill Cart Road and passes through lush green tea gardens and hilly terrain with the grand view of Darjeeling City covering exiting 12 kms to reach Rock Garden. This beautiful garden is a men made garden by cutting the hill with a natural ... [+] Read More

Shrubbery Park

Shrubbery Park A very new park located at the heart of the town. Shrubbery Park is just behind the Raj Bhawan and on the top hill on the way to Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park with the view of Singalila Range and the awesome presence of mighty Kanchenjunga massif. As per peoples' view this park is shaped like a ship which resembling the famous "Titanic". It was the summer home Coochbehar Maharaja. During the tourist ... [+] Read More

Mall ( Chowrasta)

Mall / Chowrasta Chowrasta means where four roads meet in local language is located at the heart of the city. It is the place where every visitor comes to take a stroll or to relax. Darjeeling Chowrasta or Darjeeling Mall , a huge flat platform surrounded by benches  for people to sit is full of shops, restaurants, curio dealers and hawkers. Ponies are available for a nominal charge to take a ride. Mt. Kanchenjunga is standing ... [+] Read More

Observatory Hill

Observatory Hill Observatory Hill is located above the Mall and just a few minutes strolling distance from the Mall road. This hill is sacred for both Hindus and Buddhists. Mahakal Temple and Buddhist Shrine are sit besides. Mahakal is a manifestation of Lord Shiva. Observatory Hill is decorated by colourful flags which are used to pay homage. Number of visitors pay a visit to this hill not only for prayer but also to enjoy the magnificent ... [+] Read More

Happey Valley Tea Garden

Happy Valley Tea Garden Apart from its unmatched natural beauty Darjeeling is famous for Tea, which is hailed one of the best flavoured tea in the world. Happy Valley Tea Garden, which is one of the oldest and renowned tea gardens in Darjeeling is located on the Lebong Cart Road and just 3 kms away from the heart of Darjeeling town. Visitors can take a stroll to the entire distance to enjoy the spectacular beauty of the hills and ... [+] Read More

Tiger Hill

Tiger Hill   Tiger Hill – one of the most desired place to visit while touring in Darjeeling. Tiger Hill situated 11 kms away from Darjeeling at an altitude of 8500 ft. above the sea level on the top of Senchal Hill offers the magnificent sun rise over  the Eastern Himalayas . The first rays of the sun shoot ahead and shed light upon the twin peaks of Kanchenjunga painting it pink, and then bathing it in a beautiful ... [+] Read More

Activities in Darjeeling

 What to do in Darjeeling in leisure :  Darjeeling - situated at an height of 6800 ft. above the sea level offers very soothing temperature throughout the year except December & January, when Darjeeling is really chilled. Darjeeling has number of places to visit under Darjeeling local sightseeing. Apart from local sightseeing  guests can choose a little walking tour which is literally interesting.   Darjeeling ... [+] Read More

Darjeeling with surrounding places tour information

Darjeeling and near by places tour information :    Bonvoyage Leisure has designed, promoted and arranged Darjeeling tour packages, local sightseeing and surrounding places  along with Darjeeling holidays, Darjeeling Monastery packages, Darjeeling Cultural packages for tourists’ attractions under Darjeeling tourism and developed holiday packages for not only highlighting and sightseeing tours in Darjeeling town but ... [+] Read More

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