When it comes to talking about the famous tourist town in India, Darjeeling will be one of the top lists. It offers the tourists a magical view, peaceful atmosphere and pleasant experience. The people who like to enjoy an exciting experience, to see the whole shape of Darjeeling can try a cable car ride in Darjeeling. It is one of the best ways to enjoy the best views of Darjeeling from the sky. One cable car ride can bring up to six people. Therefore, you can share the magical views of Little Rangeet River below the valley with some friends with whom you take a ride.
Reaching the majestic hills
At first, you should have to take a ride from Singamari that is located around 3 km from Darjeeling Chowk Bazaar. The total round trip of a cable car ride is 45 minutes. This is included the time you travel from an altitude of 7,000 feet and down to 800 ft to the last station, Singla Bazaar is located.
Year 1968 was when the first car ride was operated in Darjeeling. After two decades, it was decided to go through a major upgrade, which was performed by a joint venture between the forest development corporation of the state and a private company named Conveyor and Ropeway Service Pvt. Ltd. Then, over the year, it became the best tourist attraction in Darjeeling.
Attractions that you will get by Riding Cable Car
From the cable car, you will get a breathtaking view of the valley along with Little Rangeet River. There are in total five stops of the ride that will be end at Singamari Bazaar. Along the ride, you will see other amazing views such as the wide lush of tea gardens on the slop, forests, and the amazing view of eastern Himalayan living and a peak of the snowed Kanchenjunga Mountain.
There are two rivers that you will see, the first is Ramman River and the other is Little Rangeet. These both rivers will meet at the Greet Rangeet River, which connect to glacier of Kabru Mountain. The Rangeet valley is full of flowers and butterflies. It is well known for Fresh Water Fish in the area. This valley is located in Binjabari area.
Here are some great experiences that you will get:
You can visit the tea farmland and see the process of how Tea plucking from the garden.
You can take a light track through the beautiful tea gardens and see how the local people picking the tea leaves from the garden.
You can enjoy the food on the station counter. They will offer you snacks and refreshment.
Alternatively, if you feel like you already have enough cable car ride Darjeeling, you can just sit and relax on one station before taking a ride to Singamari Bazaar.