DARJEELING " QUEEN OF HILLS"
The queen of the hills is a Himalayan city in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is internationally renowned as a tourist destination for its spectacular view of Mt.Kanchandzonga, along with its tea industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage site. One can have the view of entire Singalila Range along with Mt.Kanchandzonga, Bhutan Himalaya and a part of Everest range from Darjeeling. The eye caching valleys, meandering rivers and of course the lush green tea gardens are the unique features of Darjeeling .Beside all these the main attractions of this popular hill stations are Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) , Himalayan Zoo , Tiger Hill , Rock Garden , Batashiya Loop.
Elevation : 6,700 ft (2,042.2 m)
Area :10.6 km²
Population : 1.32 lakhs approx.
Weather : Winter - Minimum 2.5 °C , Maximum 11 °C ( Approx )
Summer - Minimum 11 °C , Maximum 19 °C ( Approx )
Humidity : 88%
Best Time to Visit : March , April , May , June-Mid , October / November / December .
Language Used : Nepali , Hindi , English , Bengali Etc
Popular Spots Of Sightseeing are
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Ghum Monastery, Peace Pagoda, Tenzing Rock, Japanese Buddhist Temple, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Bhutia Busty Monastery, Mall Road, Tiger Hill, Darjeeling, Buddhist Monastery, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre, Ava Art Gallery, Gombu Rock, Observatory Hill View Point, Mirik, Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, Gangamaya Park, Tea Garden View, Dheerdham Shivalay, Lamahatta Park
HOW TO REACH
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The main Road to Darjeeling branches off from National Highway number 31 and number 55. It is a distance of 90 kilometers from Siliguri and approximately 100 kilometers from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) and New Jalpaiguri station (NJP). Darjeeling is well connected with Siliguri with four alternate routes or roads. Darjeeling has roads towards Kalimpong, Mirik, Pelling and all other tourist destinations nearby.
The nearest Railway Station from Darjeeling is New Jalpaiguri approximately 100 kilometers and 3 ½ - 4 Hours drive. New Jalpaiguri and is well connected to almost all Railway station of India. tourist destinations of the region including Bhutan & Nepal . There is Other way to reach at Darjeeling is the World Heritage Toy Train - Darjeeling toy train has a narrow gauge railway plying from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling on regular basis. and it takes around 6-7 Hours to reach at Darjeeling .There is a daily train from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling station via Sukhna, Kurseong, Tung, Sonada and Ghoom.
The nearest Airport from Darjeeling is Bagdogra Airport (IXB) approximately 100 kilometers and 3 ½ - 4 Hours drive. Bagdogra airport is served by regular flights of Indian Airlines, Spice Jet, Kingfisher and Jet Airways from Kolkata, Guwahati and Delhi. The airport is well connected by road to all the tourist destinations of the region including Bhutan & Nepal .