Thursday, 30 May 2013

Find out this where this amazing vantage point is located as

"Queen of the Hills"

Darjeeling Experience: From Siliguri the road reaches Darjeeling has a number of winding over the hills, if you travel via Mirik you will be mesmerized by the majestic view of the Tea Gardens. Even if you travel by the Toy Train that will be an added advantage, you will travel through the UNESCO Heritage Railways. The hills are having some story behind each of them, right from the British era. When you happens meet the majestic Kanchenjunga family you will be spell bound and for this you must visit Tiger Hill at dawn in a clear morning. I visited five times this queen of hills since 1982 till 2007.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Food are nice, you may taste the local Tibetans food i.e. the Momo and Thukpa. Local sight seeing are there and for that local tour operators are the best choice.Shopping centers are there, you may buy Tibetan Tankha Paintings, one type of Wall Hanging. Many curio shops are there with showcase full.
Activities & things to do: A number of trekking are possible from here. The best one is Sandakphu trekking, there are many routes in this trekking, the best one is Sandakphu-Falut-Gorke-Ramam-Rimbik route. You can visualize Mount Everest from Sandkphu(the highest point in West Bengal) and the Kanchenjunga family in more details.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: From Kolkata by air reachupto Bagdogr then by car. From Kolkata or from New Delhi you may reach New Jalpaiguri by train then by car or bus. Be careful about the drinking water, don't take water from the source. Mineral water bottles are available through out the route