GHUM FESTIVAL 2021- 5 THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO
Ghum Festival 2021- the biggest tour fest of North East India is being hosted by Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR) to commemorate the anniversary of its ‘Heritage’ recognition by UNESCO. The gala event is being hosted simultaneouslyin three places- Ghum Station, Darjeeling Station and Chaurasta and the event, which will be functioning on every Saturday & Sunday (13th,14th, 20th,21st, 27th, 28th November and 4th, 5th of December). Dedicated to culture, cuisine, and exploration – Ghum Festival 2021, actually is an enthralling fiesta of endless fantasies
5 POINTS OF ATTRACTION IN Ghum Festival 2021
Here are 5 things to look forward to in Ghum Festival 2021
Jubilant Joy Rides in toy train - ‘Him Kanya’
A new train has been unleashed between Darjeeling & Kurseong and then back to Darjeeling. Christened as ‘Him Kanya’ , the train will depart from Darjeeling on every Saturday & Sunday at 8.30 A.M and reach Kurseong at 11A.M, departing again for Darjeeling at 13.15P.M; fare will be Rs1200 (peak), Rs1000 (lean). You can choose this joy ride exclusively at Ghum Festival 2021.
Tea Garden tour with indulgence with the world famous ‘Darjeeling tea’
Darjeeling is engulfed by lush green tea gardens and to beckon you with the endeavor of tea, a walk through the hilly slope of gardens has been arranged in Ghum Festival 2021
Tantalizing the taste buds with local cuisine
Local foods that ranges from mouth-watering Momos to sizzling Serili Rotis and Chicken Shyafallay; whether you are vegetarian or non-vegetarian, there’s certainly something in the local cuisine to cajole you and all of them are in display in three spots of Ghum Festival 2021
Music & musicians that brings the mood of a rendezvous
Music binds people from various cultures. So, starting from popular Bollywood tracks to local folk dances, folk music, singing- not a single chord of music has been left to set your rendezvous in this hilly station.
A wide variety of local handicrafts which ranges from bags to batches
If you want to take back home some souvenirs for your loved one’s then the stalls at Ghum Festival 2021,has batches, T-shirts, cups, wooden wall hanging (showing various aspects of Buddhism), yaks – and many morecommemorating the heritage of this hill town.
To sum it up!
Ghum Festival 2021 is the confluence of local people and local railways – all set to exclusively entice you. So, come one come all to the biggest tour fest of North East. See you!