49 Places to Visit Near Darjilling

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Darjeeling

11 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to Darjeeling

Best Time: April - June

The mighty Himalayas are a haven for the adventurers from around the world. But from up-close when the piercing cold is all you can feel, it’s resilient beauty is indistinct. And Darjeeling- the city of hill stations gives you a glance at the serene sides of Himalayas. Located in the Lesser Himalayas at an elevation of 6,700 ft in West Bengal, India is this lovely town. Darjeeling has a lot to offer from adventures, breathtaking sceneries, local delicac...

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Mirik

22 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to Mirik

Best Time: March to June

Nestled to the hills of Darjeeling district in West Bengal, situated at an altitude of 1495m in the banks of Sumendu Lake, Mirik had become a beautiful tourist destination due to its climate, accessibility and natural beauty. Amidst the Himalayan valley, Mirik is an excellent spot for romantic getaways, to marvellous temple architecture, to mesmerizing valleys of orchids and gardens. Located at 59 kms from Darjeeling, the well-populated yet not too over...

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Kurseong

26 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to Kurseong

Best Time: March-June, September-December

Kurseong is a small and quaint hill station, located in the subdivision of Darjeeling district in West Bengal. Once a small village with an abundance of vegetation and green landscape, the town came into much notice when in August 1880, when the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Toy Train service was expanded to it. The “Toy Train” runs the length of the town and gives the view of the surrounding Tea Gardens like Ambootia, Castleton etc. and natural sites. E...

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Kalimpong

39 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to Kalimpong

Best Time: March-May

On the foothills of the Shivalik, the last of the Himalayan range lies the small hill station called Kalimpong. It is a virgin hill station in West Bengal that is known for the panoramic view it gives especially during sunsets or sunrise. There are many Buddhist monasteries, Hindu temples and Tibetian handicrafts to explore. It is widely known for its educational institutions that were established during the British colonial era. It also used to be the ...

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West Sikkim

41 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to West Sikkim

Best Time: October-November

Crushed between Bhutan toward the east and Nepal toward the west, the mountain territory of Sikkim lies at the base of the powerful Kanchenjunga, the third most elevated mountain on the planet. Thundering waterways, verdant valleys of rhododendron and orchids and (in case you're fortunate) a haven for the imperilled red panda (the image of Sikkim), are highlights of this little however entrancing hill valley with a characteristic of the wild. The wester...

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South Sikkim

48 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to South Sikkim

Best Time: March- June

South Sikkim is a district in the state of Sikkim. The capital of the district is Namchi. The major urban centres of the region are Namchi, Ravangla, Jorethand and Melli. South Sikkim, due to its availability of flat land, stable geology and good roads, is the most industrialised district in the state of Sikkim. However the region has also developed as a major tourist destination as it remains filled with tourists all throughout the year. The state is f...

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Lolegaon

52 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to Lolegaon

Best Time: July-August

A little hidden in the silent regions of villages in the Kalimpong subdivision of Darjeeling District, Lolegaon is nature's heaven all alone with the delightful scene, involving rich green backwoods and tranquil valleys. The pinnacles of Kanchenjunga rise superbly toward the beginning of the day fog. Lolegaon is a one hour venture from Kalimpong and Lava through the serpentine backwoods street. Lolegaon offers little treks and trails. It is a perfect sp...

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Siliguri

54 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to Siliguri

Best Time: October to February

Siliguri is a growing city at the foot of Himalayan mountain ranges, enriched by the Mahananda River. Although a small city, it is blessed by the nature with lush green mountains, pristine streams, and beautiful valleys. There are man-made masterpieces like the ISKCON temple, the Salugara Buddhist Monastery and even an amusement park- the Savon Kingdom to attract tourists every year from all around the world. The religious and cultural heritage of the c...

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Aritar

70 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to Aritar

Best Time: March-June

There can be hundreds of beautiful places in the world, yet there is something special about mountains, they seem so distant, so cold, but yet so beautiful and fascinating. This is what makes Aritar special. The entire place provides such a beautiful view of some of the most prominent Himalayan peaks that it seems no less than a dreamland. Full of lush forests, enchanting waterfalls, emerald lakes and amazing culture, Aritar makes for a perfect Holiday ...

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Gangtok

73 kilometres from Darjilling Directions from Darjilling to Gangtok

Best Time: May to June

This hilltop town is the doorway to the dynamic life and culture in Sikkim. The winding roads here go up and down the hills connecting small towns running along the rocky valleys with streams. Starting with the ropeway in Gangtok to get a different perspective of the place, you can enjoy the brilliantly coloured monasteries, live and clean street markets later taking the adventure to the next level with a transforming trekking experience in the Kanchenj...

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