Darjeeling

Darjeeling

Things to do - general

Darjeeling is a town in India’s West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” completed in 1881. It’s famed for the distinctive black tea grown on plantations that dot its surrounding slopes. Its backdrop is Mt. Kanchenjunga, among the world’s highest peaks.

Place to Visit

Tiger Hill

Tiger Hill is located in Darjeeling, in the Indian State of West Bengal, and is the summit of Ghoom, the highest railway station in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Himalayan Railway

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the “Toy Train”, is a 2 ft narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal, India.

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is a 67.56-acre zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet, is the largest high altitude zoo in India.

Peace Pagoda

Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling or Darjeeling Peace Pagoda is one of the Peace Pagodas designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace.

Batasia Loop

The Batasia Loop is a spiral railway created to lower the gradient of ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. At this point, the track spirals around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop.

Suntalekhola

Suntalekhola or Suntaley Khola is a small village and a tourist spot in the Darjeeling District of West Bengal. The altitude of the place ranges from 650 to 950 m. It gets it name from a small stream: Suntaley Khola.

Mirik

Mirik is a picturesque tourist spot nestled in the serene hills of Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India. The name Mirik comes from the Lepcha words Mir-Yok meaning “place burnt by fire”.

Bhutia Busty Monastery

Bhutia Busty monastery or Karmaa Dorjee Chyoling monastery is a Buddhist monastery located in Tongsong, Darjeeling, India. It belongs to the Red Sect of Buddhist Lamas.

Samsing

Samsing is a small hill village and tourist spot in the Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal situated at an elevation of 3000 ft in the foothills of Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling districts border.

Country India
Visa requirementsVisa is not required.
Languages spokenHind, Bengali
Currency usedIndian Rupee (₹.)
Area (km2)10.57 km²
Fortune Resort Central

Fortune Resort Central

Robertson Road Darjeeling 734101, Darjeeling
Known as the ‘Queen of Hills’, Darjeeling is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas More info
Hotel Sinclairs

Hotel Sinclairs

Hotel Sinclairs Darjeeling 1811 Gandhi Road Darjeeling West Bengal 734 101, Darjeeling
Darjeeling (2134 metres above sea level) is a superlative combination of fern-filled valleys, snow-c More info
Mayfair Hill Resort

Mayfair Hill Resort

The Mall Opposite Governor House, 734101 Darjeeling, India, Darjeeling
Extensive dining options, versatile event space, sumptuous luxury and unmatched service makes Mayfai More info

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