Darjeeling is an enchanting paradise and a fascinating hill resort in the eastern state of West Bengal. The place mesmerises tourists for its widespread flora that includes pleasant white magnolias, magnificent pines and lush green tea bushes. From rushing streams to gasping gorges to sparkling lakes to sapphire blue sky, this hill resort is among the best tourists destinations in India, and of course, in West Bengal.
Tourist attractions in Darjeeling are many, and they range for stunning flora to delightful adventure sports (river rafting) to pleasing mountain treks to beautiful parks and museums. A wide variety of animals and plants charms tourists here that include the Himalayan Newt, Mutiac Civet Cats, more than 500 species of attractive butterflies and more than 100 kinds of Rhododendrons. The Tiger Hill and the Observatory Hill are prime tourists attractions here.
Darjeeling's attractions include the engineering marvel of Batasia Loop, the historical War Memorial, the Japanese Peace Pagoda, the Dhirdham Temple and the Mall and Chowrasta. Tourists here enjoy around 70 tea gardens to feel the nature and its greenery. There are many important Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries, like Ghoom Monastery, the oldest Tibetan Monastery, the Drukpa Kargyud Monastery and the Bhutia Busty Monastery.