DARJEELING

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HILL STATION

The popular hill station of Darjeeling is situated in the northern province of West Bengal. Ever since the arrival of the British, the hill station emerged to be the globe’s finest tea producer. The climate, elevation, and atmosphere of Darjeeling support the growth of fine tips, that hold the most delicate flavor rarely found anywhere in the world. The town sports a pleasant climate year round, with stretches of emerald tea gardens covering the line of sight.

RECREATION

The winding roads of Darjeeling are etched through the mild slopes of Himalayan foothills, shadowed by brooding alpines. Cozy, bright-hued settlements sit side by side amidst the velvet hilltops as the vintage Toy Train chuffs past them. Locals flock by sunrise points cupping a steaming mug of the Darjeeling brew, watching the golden rays crawl up stark mountain peaks. Darjeeling is dotted with breathtaking monasteries, popular temples and sightseeing locations that are well-received by tourists worldwide.

CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE

Everyone who steps in Darjeeling feels inherently welcome in the Queen of Hills. The locals, who mainly hail from the Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Bengali & Marwari communities live together in a harmonious domain, ever hospitable to the incoming tourists keep pouring in the beautiful town to soak in its ethereal aura. You can choose your hotels & home stays in Darjeeling to be modern, cozy or vintage in accordance to your taste.

Best Time to Visit

Spring / Summer

The period of spring in Darjeeling is serene. Since it is situated in a strategic altitude, you will enjoy cool summers and springs without having to worry about the scorching heat & humidity of the sun when you're out.

Autumn

Autumns in here are dry and ideal for you to embark on extensive treks and expeditions without having to suffer from sudden bouts of thundering, drizzling or landslides while you’re outside camping beneath the stars.

Winter

Winters in the Queen of the Hills are magnificent, with strikingly clear views of the hills that envelop the town and an evergreen view of the Kanchenjunga. Winter also brings numerous cultural fests in Darjeeling.

Major Tourist Attractions

  • Observatory Hills
  • Bhutia Busty Gompa
  • Chowrasta
  • Ghoom Station
  • Dhirdham Temple
  • Japanese Temple
  • Batasia Loop
  • Happy Valley Tea Estate

How to Reach Darjeeling

  • Nearest Railway Station – New Jalpaiguri Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Stand – Siliguri Junction Vehicle Stand
  • Nearest Airport – Bagdogra Airport
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