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Sterling Resorts Proves To Be Quite The Dream Destination

Sterling Resorts is certainly is one of the best places to stay during a getaway in Darjeeling. Located in the Mahabharata Range or Lower Himalaya, it is a world famous hill station. Apart from its weather, two other things which people identify the town with are its fabulous tea gardens and its Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The railway here is considered a unique initiative in India and throughout the world because it is among the very few operations that are still operated on steam-powered engines. That is one of the reasons why it has been declared a UNESCO world heritage site. People from diverse ethnic backgrounds have made this town their home but they have learnt to co-exist peacefully. However, one worry is that due to an increase in tourist traffic and the local rising population, the limited natural resources and fragile economy are in danger of being exhausted quicker than expected. There are therefore concerns that it is indeed high time that proper planning was carried out to overcome this challenge.

This town has a history that is intertwined with the history of Sikkim, Nepal and Bengal. The hilly part around Darjeeling was under the kingdom of Sikkim while the plains around Siliguri were under the rule of Nepal. After India gained Independence however all these were put under the control of West Bengal. This explains the diverse ethnic backgrounds of the town residents. The town has lovely climate throughout the year that is one of the reasons for it being a preferred tourist destination for guests from all over the world and the Sterling Resorts is one resort that offers excellent amenities to guests visiting Darjeeling. The town is rich in flora and fauna due to it being located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayan Zone. The Lloyds Botanical Garden and Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park conserve and breed rare species of plants that are found only in the Himalayas. The fauna found in Darjeeling includes several species of ducks, teals, plovers and gulls that pass through the town while migrating to and from Tibet. Small mammals found in the region include civets, mongooses and badgers and other animals found here include the one-horned rhinoceros, elephant, tiger, leopard and hog deer, while the main bird species include herons.

All these factors have contributed to this town being a favored tourist destination for the past few decades. Many hotels and resorts have come up here in the past few decades to take care of visitors. Any visitor would always prefer a resort that has adequate modern amenities, is located near the hill ranges and provides excellent service. Sterling Resorts is one of the many places in the city, where guests coming to the city can experience a luxurious and comfortable stay.

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