Darjeeling is a beautiful hill station located on Shivalik hills on the
lower range of Himalaya, Dareeling is located at height of 2115 Mtrs(
6981 Ft) Above Sea Level, Darjeeling is alos famous for tea industry,
Darjeeling has many old British style school and student come from all
parts of India to study in Darjeeling. Darjeeling has temperate climate
and devided in to spring, sumer,autumn,winter and monsoons, summer time
is from My to June ( Temp 25 degree)and is known as best season to visit
Darjeeling, Monsoon season is from June to September and it rains
heavily in Darjeeling area and some times roads are blocked because of
landslides etc. and known as off season in tourism sector in Darjeeling,
Winters are having temperature like ( 5-17 degree ) some times
temperature drops below freezing point, and tourist come to Darjeeling
to enjoy snowfall, Fog and mist are a common scene in Darjeeling.
Tourism & Tea industry are the two pillors in Darjeeling's economy.
It is said that Darjeeling is named after a Tibetan word, 'Dorje ling' or the
place of 'Thunderbolt'. Darjeeling is awesome beautiful town and looks
paradise for holiday and adventure seekers as well as botanists,
ornithologists, photographers and artists. Darjeeling is most
popular honeymoon destination in east India.
How to Reach : Darjeeling
Airport: Bagdogra airport is 90kms from
Rail: Darjeeling is linked by famous toy train, and
with New Jalpaiguri railway station is 88 kms away from Darjeeling.
Road: Darjeeling is well connected by road ,Kolkata is 626 kms
away from Darjeeling.
Hotels & Resorts: Darjeeling
Sinclair Hotel Darjeeling
Hotel Sunflower Darjeeling
Eastern Himalayas Packages
Sight Seeing Places:
Batasia loop is located just 5 Kms from main Darjeeling town, Batasia
Loop offers spectacular view of Darjeeling, One can enjoy beauty of Kanchenjungha
peak fin background.Thee is also a war memorial.
Monastery: This small monastery with beautiful painted facrom
Crossroad: The Mall road of Darjeeling originates and culminates
at Chowrasta, Chowrasta is studded with so many hotels ,restaurants , shops
etc. Touriss can enjoy pony ride here.
Museum: Natural history museum has a variety of collections of local fauna
Dhirdham temple of Darjeeling resembles
with the famous Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.
At Observatory hill one historic temple of Lord Shiva is situated ,
Formerly this hill was having an observatory thats why its name is known
as observatory hills, but now observatory no longer exists.
Garden: This botanical garden is a well managed terraced garden
, It has a fine
collection of plant specimens from the sub-temperate and temperate
Himalayas. An annual flower festival is held here during the summer.
Mountaineering Institute: This instituet lies on Jawahar Parbat and is the
first mountaineering training centre of country. Another attraction is the huge
'Hitler's Telescope', One can have a view of Kanchenjunga by this
Padmaja Naidu himalayan Zoological Garden:
This Zoological garden is home to some rare Himalayan fauna like, snow leopard, yak, Siberian
tiger, Himalayan black bear, red panda,Tibetan wolf etc.
The Shrubbery : Shrubbery is located behind Rajbhawan and
offers a breath taking view
of Kanchanjungha peak .
way: Darjeeling is also famous for its ropeways,There are two ropeways in Darjeeling ,First
connects Darjeeling with Bijanbari & Second ropeway connects north points to Singla,
It covers aerial distance of 8 kms.
Pagoda: Peace Pagoda offers and lovely view of the Darjeeling town and majestic mountains.