Darjeeling – the land of Golden Himalayas

Darjeeling is a famous city in West Bengal in the northeast India. It is located at an altitude of 7100 ft above the sea level. It is a part of Mahabharata Range which comes under Lesser Himalaya noted for its tea plantations. Another attraction is the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway which is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site connecting the town with the plains having one of the few steam locomotives in India still in service. 

Darjeeling Himalayan Railways
The British style public schools prevalent in Darjeeling educate students from India as well as a few of the neighboring countries. It was developed when the colonial British administration set up a sanatorium and a military depot in the mid-nineteenth century. 

The tea industry and the famous Darjeeling tea has blossomed a lot since then with the extensive plantations of hybrid black tea and new fermentation techniques implemented by the tea growers in Darjeeling giving it a global recognition and ranking among the most popular black tea producers. Nepalis, Bhutia and Lepcha are the prominent communities found over here reflecting a diverse demographic milieu. Of course there are also a few other mainland Indian Ethno Linguistic Groups in Darjeeling. Travelers visiting the North East India will never miss out on this city. Usually people prefer to spare a whole week to explore this hilly region full of serenity and nature. It is also called as Hill queen. 

There are some great sites in this region. Tiger Hill is famous for its fascinating sunrise views over Mount Kanchendzonga which when glows appears to be a mountain of Gold. Then there is Yiga Choeling Monastery popularly known as the Ghoom Monastery since it is located at Ghum at 8,000 ft 8 kilometers from Darjeeling following the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. 

Batasia Loop is famous too for since the Darjeeling Train spirals around itself and tunnels on the hill. To name a few best places to visit in Darjeeling are Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & PNZ Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Self Help Refuge Centre, Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda & Ropeway, and Mirik Lake. This region is packed with tea gardens and pine forests. If you want to experience this entire thrill contact us for our North-East Tour Package.

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Himachal Pradesh is crowded by Visitors in summers. Being a North Indian State people come here to breathe fresh air and live in a chilled atmosphere. Not only do the Indians, but even tourists from abroad flock over here too on their journey of exploring North India. The people who visit India are always fascinated by the kind of unity in diversity they come across in this huge sub-continent especially in Himachal Pradesh.   

At one place you may find some rolling foothills and at others you will find Pine Forests. You will be amazed to know that this is also a famous honeymoon package destination travel companies never miss out on. Shimla, Kullu, Manali to name a few are the major attractions. The apple orchards in Himachal Pradesh are also another point of attraction. There are a lot of adventure sport camps in Himachal. You just have to enroll for one the great activities available here.  You may simply enjoy the panoramic views of the plains of Himachal Pradesh while moving from destination to destination. 

You may visit Khajjiar which lies in the western part of Himachal famous as the “Switzerland of India”. And the hill station of Dalhousie named after the then British Governor General which is at an altitude of approximately two thousand meters above the sea level. The principal township of Kangra district, which is also the HQ of his Holiness Dalailama, known as “Daramshala” is also worth a visit. This place has been habituated by a huge Tibetan community where you can witness their unique culture. 

Visiting Himachal Pradesh especially for the first time is more convenient with an all inclusive vacation package offered by Travel Hot which include everything right from Accommodation, Meals, Site seeing and Airport Transfers. All you have to do is apply for a leave of at least one week and Book your Tour online.  

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If you are planning for a cool hilly destination, you must try Jammu & Kashmir this time. It is a state which is blessed with extreme beauty and serenity. Every Indian or any citizen for that matter must visit J&K at least once in his or her life. It is scenic enough to create some cherish able memories for you in your older days. 

It is always to visit destinations like Kashmir in your younger ages. These destinations are equally demanding in terms of physical exertion being on higher altitudes in India. It is the Himalayan Mountain Ranges which attract lots of tourists in this country every year. Additionally these regions have a lot of Historical, Religious and Cultural significance too. There are many great fairs and festivals in Jammu Kashmir. The Vaishnodevi Pilgrims in Jammu come every year for receiving the blessings of goddess “Sherawali” chanting “Jai Mata Di”. There is a Famous Pilgrimage of Amarnath visited by the devotees of Lord Shiva in Kashmir. Being at the peak point of Indian subcontinent in the northern most part of India the climates over here are extremely cool and often unpredictable during monsoons in Kashmir. You can never experience this kind of serenity elsewhere. Kashmir is also an attraction for people interested in long vacations and adventure activities. Jammu and Kashmir tourism includes number of tourist attractions.

 To name a few attractions over here are Dal Lake, Shalimar Baugh, Chashme Shahi, Bahu Fort, Thikse Monastery, Nishatbagh, Nubra Valley, HariParbat, Hazratbal Shrine, Betaab Valley, Shankaracharya Temple, houseboats and adventure & sports activities such as trekking, gardens, monasteries, wildlife and more.

The best way to never miss out on any of these things is to opt in for one of our travel packages like Mesmerizing Kashmir which starting from as low as Rs.11300*only. Book an appropriate Kashmir tour package and start your journey on this paradise on Earth.