The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway’s Batasia Circle, one of the popular tourist attractions and places to visit in Darjeeling for nature lovers and newlyweds, is renowned for its spiral narrow-gauge railway track where the Toy Train performs a full loop around a beautiful circular garden.
Tenzing and Gombu Rock
Named after Tenzing Norgay (Who was the first person to climb Mt Everest), Tenzing Rock is one of the most beautiful gigantic natural rocks in Darjeeling. Just opposite this is the elegant Gombu Rock which is named after Nawang Gombu, the nephew of Tenzing, who became the director of field training at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute after Tenzing retired in 1976.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Museum
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Museum (DHR Museum), which was opened in Sukna in 2005, is the third DHR museum. One is in Ghoom, while the other is in Kurseoung. It is one of the popular tourist places to visit in Darjeeling.
Darjeeling Old Cemetery
Darjeeling Old Cemetery may not be considered a tourist destination, but it has been designated a site of “National Importance” and is home to two historical burials as well as several more graves of colonial-era residents.
Happy Valley Tea Estate
It is the perfect time to take in the expansive 440-acre tea estate. The tranquil appeal of this heavenly Tea Estate will thoroughly revitalize your soul. Happy Valley Tea Estate is one of the most stunning natural tourist destinations and places to visit in Darjeeling if you are seeking a location to sharpen your spirit.
Senchal Lake and Wildlife Sanctuary
Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary, among the oldest nature sanctuaries established in India, is a paradise for those who love wildlife and are only in Darjeeling for a few days or on the weekends.
The Observatory Hill, which is close to Chowrasta or The Mall, is one of the well-liked tourist places to visit in Darjeeling from which you can get incredible views of the snow-covered summits, including Kanchendzonga and its sister peaks. It takes around 10-15 minutes of uphill walking from the Mall.
The highest point in the area, Tiger Hill, is among Darjeeling’s most popular tourist destinations. It is 2,590 meters above sea level and has a view of the Eastern Himalayan mountain range’s spur.
Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda
The Japanese Temple, one of the main Buddhist pilgrimage destinations in Darjeeling, was opened in 1972 and is a remarkable example of traditional Japanese-style architecture.
Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center
Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, founded on October 2, 1959, serves as a residence for Tibetan refugees who are ill, old, and needy.