Darjeeling is a very popular hill station in the state of West Bengal. Situated at a height of 2050 m above sea level, the place is well known for its scenic beauty, snow clad mountain peaks and lush green tea gardens spread over acres. Darjeeling offers tourists a magnificent view of the mighty Himalayas especially Mt. Kanchenjunga. Other attractions of Darjeeling are Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Lalkuthi, Alubari Gumpha, Bengal Natural History Museum, Abha Art Gallery, Rock Garden, Lake Race Course, Happy Valley Tea Estate and many more. You can also witness sunrise from Tiger Hill located 11 km away from the heart of the city.

Darjeeling Toy Train at Batasia Loop

Sunrise at Tiger Hill

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Trains are running from Sealdah, Howrah and Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri. Auto rickshaws are plying from New Jalpaiguri to Siliguri. From Siliguri you can get bus, minibus, share taxi to Darjeeling.


WBTDC Darjeeling Tourist Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 1400-3800. Tel: 0354-2254412.
Himalaya Tourist Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 600-700. Tel: 0354-2256811.
Maple Tourist Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 2000-2650. Tel: 0354-2252813.
Hotel Continental. Tariff - Rs. 800-1000. Tel: 9830308705.
Hotel Sailung. Tariff - Rs. 800-1500. Tel: 9874763053.
Hotel Lunar. Tariff - Rs. 1500-2000. Tel: 0354-2254194.
Hotel Shangri La Regency. Tariff - Rs. 3000-3500. Tel: 033-2255466.
Hotel Sonar Bangla. Tariff - Rs. 2500-6500. Tel: 0354-2258369.
There are numerous other hotels in Darjeeling.

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Tulika Sharma said...

Darjeeling ' may well be a town inside the Indian state of province. it's settled inside the Mahabharat vary or Lesser Himalaya at a median elevation of half a dozen,710 ft . it's noted for its tea trade and thus the Darjeeling chain Railway, a World Heritage web site.
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praveen sharma said...

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farheen s said...

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