7 Essential Stops For Elderly Explorers In Darjeeling

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Nestled in the Himalayan foothills of West Bengal, Darjeeling captivates visitors with its serene landscapes, culture, and historical charm. 

Darjeeling Chowk

The aroma of freshly brewed Darjeeling tea mingles with the cacophony of street vendors, creating a vibrant atmosphere.

The Mall

Stroll down The Mall, a pedestrian-only zone lined with colonial-era buildings.

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

Explore the museum showcasing mountaineering equipment, photos, and artefacts that chronicle the history of Himalayan expeditions. 

Padmaja Naidu Zoological Garden

Located at 7,000 feet, it houses a fascinating collection of high-altitude animals like the red panda, Tahr, and the snow leopard.

Mahakal Temple

The 18th-century temple, known for its unique architecture and serene atmosphere, provides a spiritual sanctuary with well-maintained steps that are easy for senior travellers to access.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

This narrow-gauge steam engine, fondly called the “Toy Train,” chugs through breathtaking scenery, offering unparalleled views of the Himalayas and lush tea plantations. 

Tiger Hill

Embark on an early morning adventure to Tiger Hill, the highest point in Darjeeling accessible by road.

Compiled By Himani Verma

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