We left the place with a smile on our face and happiness in our heart and moved towards NJP station for our return.
It was overall a very lovely experience. Quite different from what we normally experience or thought of experiencing. We had some twist and took an unconventional way of exploring this place rather than following the same old itinerary. We did created many beautiful memories and spent some quality time in search of peace and happiness.
When to visit
October to March is considered as the most preferred months to visit Darjeeling. As October brings in the cold winter and ends the monsoon. This time of the year makes Darjeeling ideal for visitors to get clear view of the Sunrise and experience the super cold winters with a temperature varying from 10 degrees to 0 degrees.
April to June is relatively warmer, however, these months also seems to crowded as the weather remains pleasant.
July to September is a monsoon season. The monsoon season must be avoided as the heavy rainfall can make the place difficult to reach.
How to reach
By Road: From Kolkata and Siliguri private bus services both luxury and standered can be easily available. One can also opt for private Taxis.
By Train: One of the cheapest and convenient mode of travelling to Darjeeling was New Jalpaiguri Station is the closest station to reach Darjeeling. There are several trains available now a days.
By Air: Bagdogra is the nearest airport. To reach Darjeeling one has to go by air to Bagdogra airport and from there it takes a Three to Three and a half our drive to reach Darjeeling.
Some Pros and Cons:
a) Too commercial and sometimes gets overcrowded.
b) The man-made sights are over hyped, such as, Batasiya Loop and Rock Garden and Japanese Temple.
c) This City has not a single clean toilet. Even the restaurants has the dirty toilets.
a) The weather is amazing, it changes every second. From clear sky to cloudy surroundings and drizzling rain. It is definitely one of the most romantic places.
b) The best place to enjoy Tibetan cuisines.
c) Has an abundance of beautiful flowers at every nook and corner.
Darjeeling is definitely a place worth visiting, with magnificent Tea gardens and amazing views of Himalayas, It takes only a glimpse to make someone fall in love with this beautiful hill station. Visit Darjeeling and find your inner peace and rejuvenate yourself. So what are you waiting for Pack your bags and visit Darjeeling. Hope you enjoyed going through my journey and thanks for reading.