Batasia Loop

  • 4.6

    Location: 27R8+CG2, Chauk Bazaar, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

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    This loop is 5 kms. ahead of Darjeeling city and located in between Ghoom.On the way to Darjeeling from Siliguri by the famous Toy Train journey, you pass through the Batasia is a Windy place.

    It is one of the most visited places is darjeeling. The word Batasia Means airy space. People come to enjoy Its beautiful view. If you haven’t visit it till now, go and visit it, it will be an amazing experience.


    The whole view of this loop is Amazing. It is a spiral railway created to lower the gradient of ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in Darjeeling district and at this point, the track spirals around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop. The whole area of this place is neat and clean. The surroundings are also good. There is also eco garden inside Batasia. It informs you about the Organic Garden and plantations in Darjeeling. Here you find some rare Spices of plants like Gingko Biloba. THERE are also some silver firs, Rhododendrons.


    This loop was created by the british to Counter such sharp decent and was Commissioned it 1919 Because it was an Engineering requirement for the toy train to handle a steep gradient. It was considered as one of the greatest Engineering feats.

    Inside/Outside Views

    It attracts countless visitors Because of Its spectacular view. Actually, there is no better place to see landscape view including the hill town covered Peaks of the Himalayan and the outstanding Kanchenjunga on one side. There are some seating areas where you can enjoy views. There is a large garden in the middle of the area. That was fabulous.

    Opening Hours

    6 am to 6 pm.

    Entry & Others Fees

    Free of cost.

    Near Restaurants

    1. Ghale’s Restaurant
    2. Misty Mountain Restaurant
    3. Santa Banta Dhaba
    4. Coco Rio Cafe & Tea bar
    5. Sonam’s Kitchen

    Near Hotels

    1. Central Heritage Resort & Spa, Darjeeling
    2. New Mandal(Golden Spa Resort)
    3. Muscatel Roma – 400 Mts from Mall Road
    4. Darjeeling Hotel Summer Palace
    5. Bon The Rink Heritage Darjeeling

    How to Reach

    By air: Bagdogra International Airport is the nearest airport. After reach there, you can take any vehicles to reach the place.

    By Rail: The travelers can come via train to any of the railway stations including the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Station, Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri and you can find various direct trains from Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, and other major cities of India.

    By Road: If you are the neighbourhood of this place. Take any vehicles to reach the place.

    Tips for Travellers

    Take a small bag Where you can carry all the things. Take warm clothes, don’t forget to take a camera.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, it is allowed.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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