The Batasia Loop is a rolled railway created to lower the gradient of the ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. At this point, the track is rolling around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop. It was approved in 1919.
Type of Place
- Diesel Engine Rides-- Rs. 805/-.
Steam Engine Rides--: Rs. 1,310/-.
- There is no genuine place to get a 360-degree view of Darjeeling's landscape including the hill town and the snow-covered peaks of the Eastern Himalayas with the grand Kanchenjunga on one side. And all this from the centre of a lovely flowering garden around which the toy train track is laid.
Things to Buy
Hand Knitted Items
Things to Eat
Traditional Nepali Thali
Dalle (Darjeeling Hills Pickles)
Kakra ko Achar and Kinema
Things to enjoy
- There are seating areas as well to experience the views. The whole area along with the gardens and an approach bridge that leads to the garden is about 50,000 square feet. It has been covered with grass and beautified with both seasonal and permanent flowers and shrubs.