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4 Secret Destinations to Visit Around Darjeeling



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Tired of the routine life and want to run away from the city’s chaotic environment? Well, all you can do is – pack your bags, book a ticket to Darjeeling and flee away to the exotic land of Kanchenjunga. No wonder Darjeeling is called Queen of hills as it is one of the fascinating places for holidays. However, Darjeeling attracts thousands of tourists from around the world which makes it a bit crowded. That’s why many tourists prefer to visit some unexplored places around Darjeeling. Well, you can find some really interesting secret destinations in and around Darjeeling to visit with your partner, friends and family. Few of them are as listed below –

#1. Sukhiya Pokhari-

This beautiful place has not topped the popularity list of tourist spots, but yet it has some really magnificent tea bungalows and properties like Chamong Chiabari. Overlooking the lush green tea estates, here you can enjoy the tea tasting session and bird watching around. These tea bungalows are strategically located to provide the dwellers with a view of hills and nature beyond. Imagine waking up to a cup full of aromatic tea sipping near the windows showing the peak of snow-coated Himalayan ranges. Staying in the tea resorts of Darjeeling, you can enjoy trekking and cycling around to unveil the places hidden from the rest of the world.

#2. Lepchajagat-

This enchanting place is located nineteen kilometres away from Darjeeling and the place is famous for the fact that all the five peaks of Kanchenjunga can be seen from here, which is indeed a treat for the eyes. Lepchajagat is a small village full of mesmerizing views you won’t be able to see anywhere else. Tourists here enjoy the tranquillity of nature and a view of the crystal-clear sky. You can stay in one of the exclusive tea bungalows of Darjeeling and explore the beautiful village.

#3. Jorepokhri-

This dream destination is known for the natural water tanks and majestic Kanchenjunga ranges.   Many professional photographers consider it an ideal place to click photographs.

#4. Charkol-

A few hours’ drives away from Lolegaon, there’s this small yet serene village that provides one of the best views of the eastern part of the Himalayas. This is a village resort is made on two acres of land with eight cottages and has beautifully landscaped gardens and one can go for a jungle safari while staying here.