Popularly known as the Queen of the Hill Stations, Darjeeling spreads in ribbons over a steep mountain ridge. Surrounded by emerald-green tea plantations and towered over by majestic Khangchendzonga, Darjeeling has been extremely popular with tourists from across the world for its beauty and pleasant climate for a long time now. While one can’t get enough gazing at Khangchendzonga on a good clear day, they can visit the many Buddhist monasteries, see colonial-era architecture and take a ride on the 140-year-old steam-billowing Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.
Gaze upon Gangtok- The Land of Waterfalls. Traverse the mountainside and embrace the enriching experience that will set your soul free.
Captivating Kalimpong - The Land of Tea and Tourism. The former part of Darjeeling, Kalimpong offers a juxtaposition of serene beauty as well as bustling bazaars, making it highly appealing to visiting travellers.
At an elevation of 8,610 feet, Lachung in North Sikkim, is the face of Mother Nature, extending its limbs miles away from the constant din and bustle of contemporary life and towns. Millions of tourists have been mesmerised by this tiny, picturesque hill station blanketed in snow that is as pure as pearls and has a wide diversity of wild plants and animals. The ideal temperature range for this location is between 10°C and 28°C in the summer, while it is quiet and gorgeous when it is snow-clad in the winter.
Pelling, a quaint town in Sikkim's West district, has overtaken Gangtok as the state's second most popular tourist destination. With the breathtaking view of Kanchenjunga and neighbouring peaks, the main attraction is located 10 kilometres from Geyzing and 130 kilometres from Gangtok. A beautiful small town at a height of 6800ft was originally covered in a thick wild forest, which served as a home for many indigenous wild animals. This small hill town is snugly placed at the bottom of the Kanchenjunga and offers a grand view of the Himalayas as well, making it a common tourist destination.
Shimla, also known as Simla, is the capital and largest city of Himachal Pradesh, an Indian state. Known as the land of tall mountains, chilly breeze, and apples, this summer capital of Himachal Pradesh is beautiful and serene, with loads of hidden beauty you can only witness here. No wonder, why Shimla is one of the most visited hill stations in North India.
Prior to independence, it served as British India's summer capital.