Darjeeling- Famous for its tea estate

It is a town and a municipality in the Indian State of West Bengal. For its district Darjeeling is its namesake, the tea named after the region, we say see Darjeeling Tea. It is one of the prettiest hill stations in India located in northern part of West Bengal. Darjeeling is about magnificent views of Snowcapped Kanchenjunga, flowing down the mountain slopes, lovely tea gardens, and landscapes with firns, pines and ferns which combined with friendly people and also with colonial charm. It is one of the famous tourist’s destinations in India. It is the world’s third highest mountain, and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway a UNESCO World Heritage Site. more about Darjeeling

StateWest Bengal
Language Bengali, Nepali, Hindi, English
CurrenyIndian Rupee
Area10.57 km²
Time ZoneUTC+05:30
Drives on theLeft

The queen of the Hills - Darjeeling

British Raj at the time of Darjeeling temperate climate led to its development as a hill station for British residents seeking to escape the summer heat of the plains. The layout of Darjeeling town can also be visualized as the three tiers or levels of the hills, and each one is connected by other step narrow roads. Chowrasta Mall which is often known as the center of the town which is located at the top level which is therefore most covered area for the tourists, where most popular hotels, restaurants and shops are located in an around the Mall Surrounding areas.

Best time to visit Darjeeling

Best time to visit the place Darjeeling and are the best months are February-March and September-November. Monsoons should be avoided because Darjeeling receives heavy rainfall at this time. However, winters are very cold, if you don’t mind chilly weather it is the best time to visit, but summers are bit warm still it is colder than the rest of the West Bengal and hence a good escape from the heat.

Popular Tourists Places on can visit in Darjeeling

Darjeeling is known for its tea industry, located amidst the lower Himalayas that are also known as the Mahabharat Range and it was developed in the mid- 19th century by the British and the town soon came to be known as its vast tea estates. It also produces the famous and best tea in the country. Some of the best places for tourist’s attraction can be explained.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Most famous attractions in Darjeeling (DHR) is also known as the ‘Toy Train’. It runs between Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri a narrow gauge rail that is 2ft in widthand was built in the years between 1879 and 1881. It was also declared a world Heritage site in the year 1999.

Singalila National Park

Singalila National Park

Singalila National Park located at an altitude of approximately 2134 meters above the sea level which is situated in the highest regions of West Bengal. The park is known for its amazing peaks and the panoramic views of the lesser Himalayas, the National park is famous as a trekkers paradise with a large verity of mountainous vegetation, fauna and birds. Wildlife includes endangered speciesw like the Red Panda, Black Bear, Leopard, Tigers, Clouded Leopard, Serow, and many other.

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

It is known for its famous red panda and snow leopard breeding program which is spread in an area of 67.56 acres. The zoo is located at an average elevation of 2134 meters above the sea level and is the largest high altitudes zoos in India.

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