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Local Seightseeing in Batasia Loop

The "Queen of Hills" Darjeeling has so many things to offer to the travelers. Hence, without any disappointment, it offers magnificent views of the surroundings, stunning environment as well as a lot of natural surprises which dazzle one's eyes. Tour to Batasia Loop will leave you awe-struck. The splendid views, the environs, etc. is bliss.

On your Batasia Loop tour, the 360-degree view of the surroundings is worth to watch, for instance, the picturesque landscape of Darjeeling town and the snow-covered eastern Himalayas along with the astonishing sight of the dignified Mt. Kanchendzonga. Moreover, the view of the delighting flower garden from the loop is just amazing. Batasia Loop is a quite vibrant tourist place among the entire region.

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Batasia Loop History

The British government built the loop and commissioned in the year of 1919. It was built to prevent the drastic fall of the toy train. Just after Ghoom station there is a sharp descent. As a result, the road creates a complex point so it was made with an intense rigidity.

Darjeeling to Batasia Loop

Batasia Loop is a splendid eyelet in Darjeeling. From the main town it is just 5 kilometers. Thus, a few minute's drive through the curvy patch would lead you to the point.

Batasia Loop

DistanceSiliguri to Batasia Loop Distance

On the arrival to your preferred pick-up point, you will be greeted by our gentle officials. Right then, from Siliguri, the car will escort you to Batasia Loop. You will begin the journey with a joyous mind covering around 60 kilometres in 3 hours approximately. On the way, you can witness the dazzling view of the mountains along with the verdant forest. The tour to Batasia Loop is going to be your sweet memory forever.

Tourist Attractions to Explore

The incredible peripherals of the vicinity allure numerous tourists across the country. To start with the dazzling view of the mountains to the green lush gardens, Batasia Loop has a credential to offer you a perfect holiday into the lap of Mother Nature. Let's roam and know more about the suburb.

The Railway Track
Eco Garden
War Memorial

The Railway Track

As mentioned earlier, the loop was created for the prevention of any mishap in the railway track. Hence, the situation of the track is quite stiff yet pleasing. As you visit Batasia Loop you can stroll around the railway track from beginning to end. The well-known toy train starts from Darjeeling station and reaches to Ghoom via Batasia Loop. UNESCO has recognized the Darjeeling toy train as a world heritage. Relish the mesmerizing sight of the surroundings and the beautiful greenery in Batasia Loop. Moreover, a little walk through the rail track will leave you stunned.

Batasia Loop Eco-Garden

The manicured eco-garden in Batasia Loop is the center of attraction in this place. The Eco Garden in the loop provides a lot of information about the natural vegetation and the organic farming of Darjeeling. The garden consists of various plantations, as example, Rhododendrons, Silver Fir and obviously the tea plants. Furthermore, on your tour to Batasia Loop, you can have a look and acquire some tips about the rare species of plants like Ginkgo Biloba.

War Memorial

At the centre of Batasia Loop there is a war memorial. The shrine was made in the year of 1995 on the tribute for the martyred soldiers of Gorkha Regiment who sacrificed their lives for the nation on wars after the independence in 1947. This War Memorial is like a temple for all the defence aspirants indeed, where a shrine is standing tall and an idol of a soldier paying tribute placed in front. Likewise, on every national occasion, the locals gather here and pay respect to the departed souls of the brave soldiers

Nearby Places to visit

Nearby Market and Restaurants

After having a blissful time in the eco-garden, you can come down to the nearby market located just opposite of the Batasia Loop and visit the area where numerous shops are placed. Therefore, the local shops in the market offer you to buy some ethnic and local traditional stuff. Besides, the local handicraft items, leather bags and apparels, woollen clothing and many curio shops are also part of interest.

Apart from the market, there are a lot of good restaurants and cafes which offer delicious foods from the north and south Indian cuisine and in addition, they offer Chinese dishes too especially at mealtime. You can have a pleasant time spending here on the restaurants with views of the stunning mountains and the valleys.


Hotels near Batasia Loop

As it is in Darjeeling so accommodation is very easy where a various number of hotels from budget to luxury are present. You can accommodate yourself into a hotel according to your preference. Book the hotels through us as it is one of the most famous tourist spots in the country so, usually, there are lots of tourists throughout the year which leads to less vacancy in those hotels. Foods are quite delicious and you can find numerous restaurants of Indian, Chinese and continental foods.

Batasia Loop to Ghoom Station

Ghoom Railway station is the highest railway station in the country and has been crowned as a world heritage by UNESCO. This historical railway was built back in the year 1881, as the British were looking for a competent transport system across the mesmeric hills of Darjeeling. The track was built by Gillanders Arbuthnot & Co. Initially, the line was from Siliguri to Kurseong and later it was extended to Darjeeling. This classic beauty survived two major natural calamities, an earthquake in the year 1897 and a major cyclone in 1899. During World War II, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways served as a means of transport to both soldiers and supplies

You can cherish the atmosphere of Batasia Loop just by visiting there or book a joy ride on the famous toy train which departs from Darjeeling station to Ghoom station via Batasia Loop several times a day. It takes around 2 hours to cover 14 kilometres and a halt on Batasia Loop for a moment under the shade where the train stops. Enjoy the stunning phenomena of Mother Nature added with the view of mountains and the cloudy abodes of Himalayas.

The Temperature of Batasia Loop

Spring is mind-boggling. Thus, numerous tourists visit here from March to April. The temperature varies from 6-degree to 15-degree Celcius. In addition, the views of the surroundings remain very clear during this season. So, availing your tour in spring will be wise.

However, the summer in this region is quite pleasant. From 10-degree to 18- degree Celsius is the moderate temperature in Batasia Loop in the month of May to June.

Another mesmerizing season is in the month of October to November. This is the autumn. Pictorial views of the landscapes show us the true essence of nature. According to the tourist community, this is one of the most alluring time spans here. Weather goes from 6- degree to 18-degree Celsius.

On the contrary, winter gives you a bone-chilling experience of the northern breeze in the month of December to February. The days become shinier yet remain shivering cold. The temperature remains 2.5-degree to 7- degree Celsius throughout the day. Sometimes, the temperature can fall to 0 to even minus as well as snow can also be seen seldom. Having your Batasia Loop tour in winter will be an enthralling experience.

How to Reach Batasia Loop

By Flight
Bagdogra Airport is the nearest airport from Batasia Loop. Similarly, getting into the reserved car will drop you to your destination through the beautiful curved road with a picturesque landscape.
By Train
Though there are no direct trains for Batasia Loop but you may get several trains for New Jalpaiguri railway station in Siliguri. This is the nearest station. From there the availed car will be there to pick you up.
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