Darjeeling is one of the most renowned and quintessential hill stations in the state of West Bengal. Scuttling between its widespread tea gardens, enjoying a one hour joy ride in the famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and taking those leisurely walks around the Mall are among some of the Darjeeling tourist attractions which make this place an extremely exciting holiday destination, attracting tourists from all over the planet. Darjeeling hotels add a tinge of charm and enthusiasm which makes your vacation a fun-packed one.
Darjeeling tourist attractions have a long list to explore. Some of them being the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tiger Hill, Japanese Pagoda, Observatory Hill and the Himalayan Zoo. This place has things of interest for everyone right from nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts to trekking options along the Himalayan Terrain for trekkers. Also known as the ‘Queen of Hill stations’, one can have a joyous time gazing at its eye-shooting sights, shimmering lakes and mesmerizing green tea bushes. One can even indulge in river rafting and rock climbing while holidaying in Darjeeling.
For a day trip from Darjeeling, one can opt to visit the Nightingale Park, also known as the Shrubbery Park. It is located at distance of 2-5 kms from Darjeeling Railway Station and at walking distance from the Chowrasta or the main Mall area. It is a beautiful park which is known to host a package of cultural programs on a regular basis during the tourist season. The park opens at 4.00 p.m. and closes at 8.00 p.m. So, one can enjoy a rich sumptuous lunch in the nearby Chowrasta or Mall area before heading towards the park at around 4 p.m. Very recently, the park has been extensively renovated and re-developed. It now consists of a giant Statue of Lord Shiva within a temple where provisions have been made for live-interactive entertainment of the tourists and other visitors. The best time to visit the park is in the evenings. There is a nominal fee which is charged as entrance fee and a nominal charge for photography has also been fixed which every visitor has to remit to click photographs within the park premises. The specialty of this park is that you can even see the sunlight magic on Kanchenjunga from this Park. It is an excellent spot for photographers and to carry back good memories of Darjeeling which one can relish for a lifetime. Since the place is not very crowded and a nice landscape is visible from this park, one can plan a refreshing, enjoyable and fun-filled day trip from Darjeeling with your family to this beautiful park. After a joyous day-trip, you can retreat to your hotel room with wonderful memories of the park and kits surroundings.
Among all the hotels in Darjeeling, Hotel Sunflower is one of the best. It is a luxury hotel recommended by 100% of its guests. Since it is located on the main Mall area of Darjeeling, it is even easily accessible to the many Darjeeling tourist attractions. The hotel has well arranged rooms equipped with all modern amenities and even has a pure vegetarian restaurant. It offers great services and warm hospitality which make it very popular and appreciated by one and all. One has to spend Rs. 3000 for every night stay at these luxury Darjeeling hotels.
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