Darjeeling

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Darjeeling is located in northern part of West Bengal. Darjeeling is called as “The Queen of Hills”. The Darjeeling town and the district is surrounded by mountains and situated in Darjeeling Himalayan hill region. Kanchenjunga, the world’s third-highest peak and the range is situated in the backdrop of Darjeeling. For its beauty the place has been a favorite hill station among tourists from long back. Darjeeling, the British settlement used to be summer capital of India during British rule. Darjeeling is carrying prominent impression here and there of British rule those invoke some nostalgia within tourists. Though Darjeeling has been a congested place but still is offer super cold weather, Toy train, more than 100 years old settlements and shops and Kanchenjunga.
How to reach:
Reach Siliguri or Bagdogra via Train or Flight. Darjeeling is around 80 km from Siliguri. Shared bus and cab service available between 7am to 3pm from Siliguri.
Near by Places to Stay/Visit:
Kalimpong, Kurseong, Tinchulley, Lamahatta, Mirik and many more
Things to Enjoy:
Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Ghum Monestry, Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda, Zoo, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tea Garden, Rock Garden
Activity:
Ropeway Ride
Accommodation:
Hotel, Resort, Tourist Lodge, range of accommodations available.
Facility:
Sufficient facility can be availed.
Food and Beverage:
Wide range of food is available. Fish not available on Thursday as market remains closed.
Altitude:
Around 6700 feet.
Located:
India -> WB -> North Bengal -> Siliguri -> Darjeeling
Climate:
Summer 15ºC to 22ºC, winter -4ºC to 15ºC. Snowfall in intermittent year at winter time.
Best time to go:
September to April. Sometimes transportation gets disrupted for broken roads due to heavy rains of June, July.

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