15 Best Places to visit in Darjeeling, Tourist places in Darjeeling

Places to visit in Darjeeling – List of Best Tourist Places in Darjeeling Tourist Places Attractions, Sightseeing,  Things to Do – Batasia Loop, Darjeeling-Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway, Dhirdham temple, Ghoom Buddhist Monastery, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Lebong Race Course, Llyods Botanical Garden, The Shubbery, Observatory Hill, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Atep Aside, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre, Tiger Hill, Natural History Museum, Ava Art Gallery, JB Thana Park.

Tourist places to visit in Darjeeling

Tourist Places to Visit in Darjeeling:-


Batasia Loop

5 km. A marvellous feat of engineering, this Railway Loop provides a delightful view of the ‘toy’ train as it winds its way around the loop.

Darjeeling-Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway

Tourist places to visit in Darjeeling Roap Way

Roap Way

3 km. The 8 km. long ropeway at North point is the first to be introduced in India and connects Darjeeling with Singla Bazaar. Top in the list of the places to visit in Darjeeling.







Dhirdham Temple

Situated next to the railway station, the temple architecture has been inspired by the famous Pashupatinath Temple at Kathmandu in Nepal.

Ghoom Buddhist Monastery

Tourist places to visit in Darjeeling Ghoom Buddhist Monastery

Ghoom Buddhist Monastery

8 km. A typical Tibetan monastery which enshrines an image of the Maitreyee Buddha or the Coming Buddha.









Happy Valley Tea Estate

Tourist places to visit in Darjeeling Happy Valley Tea Garden

Happy Valley Tea Garden

3 km.One of the 70 tea gardens, nearest to the town. Here one may see the entire process of making the world famous Darjeeling tea. Top in the list of the places to visit in Darjeeling.






Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

2 km. Situated on Jawahar Parbat, the institute imparts training in mountaineering. It has a museum which houses an interesting collection of mountaineering equipment, specimens of Himalayas flora and fauna among other things.

Lebong Race Course

8km.One of the smallest and the highest race course in the world. Races are held here during spring and autumn.

Llyods Botanical Garden

A colourful garden situated just below the Market Motor Stand. It has a representative collection of Himalayan flora including Orchids.

The Shrubbery

A beautiful garden situated on the Jawahat Parbat behind Raj Bhawan and offers a magnificent view of the Kanchenjunga Range and Singla Valley.

Observatory Hill

The Observatory hill commands a magnificent view and is a holy place for Hindus and Buddhist alike.

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Adjacent to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, it is a high altitude wildlife park and a new home for the Siberian tiger, Himalayan black bear, deer and Panda.

Step Aside

Situated near Chowrasta, the place owes its fame to the great nationalist Deshbandhu Chittranjan Das who passed away here in 1925.

Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre

10 km. Established in 1950 to rehabitate the displaced Tibetans who had come to India with His holiness, the alai Lama. This is now a sacred place for Tibetans. The Tibetan craftsmen may be seen here at work producing excellent carpets, woolens, wooden and leather handicrafts.

Tiger Hill

Tourist places to visit in Darjeeling Tiger Hills

Tiger Hills

11 km. Situated an altitude of 2590 metres, Tiger Hill is famous for affording a fabulous view of Mount Kanchenjunga and certain other eastern Himalayan peaks at sunrise. Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak is also visible from this point. Top in the list of the places to visit in Darjeeling.





Natural History Museum

Within walking distance of Chowrasta, the Museum houses a comprehensive collection of the fauna of the region.

Ava Art Gallery

2 km. On way to Ghoom, this art gallery houses fine art objects.

Garden & Parks

Lloyds Botanical Garden
Below Motor Stand

JB Thana Park



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