Mumbai: The scorching month of May is here. And if you desperately wish to escape the heat, head towards the east to visit Darjeeling. This beautiful hill-station could prove to be your ultimate destination this summer.
In this web-post, take a look at the things you can do in Darjeeling, a gorgeous place best known in the world for its tea.
Visit monasteries and Pagodas
You can visit the Japanese Peace Pagoda and the Bhutia Busty Monastery are the most famous structures of Darjeeing.
Take a stroll at the majestic tea plantation
Visit the Happy Valley Tea Estate to see tea-workers picking up the finest leaves that go into tea making. The experience is mind-blowing as you can see soothing green all around.
Plan a date with the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways
You cannot afford to miss out on a date with the gorgeous Darjeeling Himalayan Railways. The view of the hill-station is spectacular.
Check out the flora and fauna
Visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Garden to see some endangered species. You may also visit the The Lloyd's Botanical Garden to see some of the rarest species of plants.
Get bowled over by the beauty of the spectacular Kanchenjunga Mountain range
Head to the Tiger hill to get a panoramic view of the spectacular Kanchenjunga Mountain range in your lenses.