Holiday Vacations In Darjeeling-pp点点通2006

Outdoors Darjeeling, the Land of the Celestial Thunderbolt, is one amongst the most attractive hill resorts in India. The word Darjeeling is originated from Tibetian word ‘Dorje’ which means a precious stone or ecclesiastical scepter (which is emblematic of the thunderbolt of Indra), and ‘ling’ means a place. Therefore, Darjeeling literally means the land of the thunderbolt.The key attraction of the Darjeeling is the glory of nature at its best at its changing faces in different seasons. The most exciting way to visit Darjeeling from Siliguri on your holiday vacation to Darjeeling is by the Toy Train, officially well-known as the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR). The narrow gauge train wheezes its way up from the railhead at New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling, 2134 m above the sea level. This train has gained UNESCO World Heritage Status and is very famous among the travelers who travel with family and want to add some adventure into it. The Darjeeling region offers a magnificent view of four mountain peaks the Everest, Kanchendzonga, Makalu and Lhotse. In the North West corner of the Darjeeling, you can experience the cable car during your holiday vacations in Darjeeling. This is also the first passenger rope way in India, connecting the town to Singla Bazaar. With your family or your beloved one inside the cable car on your holiday vacation in Darjeeling, you can fully enjoy those few hour long journey that offers an outstanding view of the tea gardens and the mountains of Darjeeling. The Himalayan Mountaineering Museum located at Birch Hill contains an interesting contour model of the Himalayan peaks. This model will definitely tempt you to go for a trek in the adventurous Himalayas. The Himalayan Zoo situated adjoining to it is renowned too for its high altitude animals like Siberian tigers, snow leopards and red pandas. Some very important highways in Darjeeling are the Hill Cart Road, The Mall and Laden Road. Amongst those The Mall road is the hub of Darjeeling. On your holiday vacations in Darjeeling you can enjoy pony rides, round the chowrasta sightseeing, the colorful market of the city. The Yoga Choeling Monastery located in the city has got frescoes of Buddhist god and fine-looking murals in the prayer hall. During your holiday vacations in Darjeeling, The Tiger Hill will offer you an impressive view of the mighty Everest and other peaks of the Eastern Himalayan Range as they grab the first rays of the Sun. If you are a nature enthusiast, then you can take a pre dawn drive to Tiger Hill to get the view of the finest sunrise of your life. It takes 45 minutes drive in a jeep from Darjeeling. To the west of the Tiger Hill, a beautiful mountain lake called Senchal Lake is located which attracts a large number of tourists for its scenic beauty of water and azure sky. If you make your holiday vacation in Darjeeling during plucking seasons (from April to November), the Happy Valley Tea Estate, situated just beyond the town can be a pleasant tea garden to spend your holiday vacations in Darjeeling, sipping those world class tea. War Memorial built in the memory of brave, heroic soldiers who sacrificed their life in wars, War Memorial is worth a visit. It also provides striking views of snowy peaks in the backdrop. Lloyds Botanical Garden famous as a family picnic place, this colourful garden is situated below the Market Motor Stand. A variety of Himalayan plants, flowers, orchids etc. can be seen here. The Shrubbery Situated on the Jawahar Parbat just behind Raj Bhawan, the Shrubbery is also an attractive garden which offers superb views of Kanchenjunga Range and Singla Valley. About the Author: 相关的主题文章:

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