Mirik is a small town in the Darjeeling district which has a beautiful lake and boundless tea estates. It is however the road to Mirik that makes the journey worth.
Fondly known as the Queen of the Himalayas, Darjeeling has a lot to offer to anyone visiting the Himalayan abode. Spread over a steep mountain ridge, filled with green tea plantations, Darjeeling stands at the height of 2,050 meters above sea level, thus boasting of a chilly climate all year round. The lush green slopes […]
A trip to Darjeeling is incomplete without a visit to the highest peak in the Darjeeling hills, the Tiger Hill. The sight of the rising sun from beyond the mountains and the orange blush it paints on the Mt. Kanchenjunga is a sight that is unparalleled.
“Holy Cow!!” we let out a collective gasp as our car drove down the steep roads of Darjeeling. My hand on the dashboard was the only thing that was saving my face from hitting the windshield. I was wearing seat belt, but I somehow had lesser confidence in them than my triceps. Up until that […]