Know About splendid and eventful Dream Holiday at Famous Himalayan city Darjeeling

Darjeeling is a perfect destination for dream holiday for the scenic Himalaya lovers. Darjeeling city is situated very close to Kanchenjunga 3rd highest pick in the world and ideal place to stair at ice capped mountain peaks.

Adjective like Queen of Hills and Tourist Paradise, used for the Darjeeling, are based on the fact that city experience a refreshing cool atmosphere thought the year and present new colors to repeat visitors.

New Jalpaiguri- Darjeeling toy train journey [about 8 hours] takes visitors out of the world and locally prepared cuisines like Chow noodles and Momos opens a new wonderful delicious world for the taste buds.

Most fascinating fact of Darjeeling tour is smiling faces of natives, city is the perfect place to know Tibetan culture, Himalayan Tribal Life, and to see the Tibetan Monasteries, Pine Trees, Tea garden etc. from very close distance.


Vital Tourist Information : Himalayan city Darjeeling

Location : Darjeeling is situated in the northern region of West Bengal state in Himalaya hill region about 600 km from the Kolkatta.


Near By City : Kolkata


State : West Bengal [India]


Famous as / For : Himalaya mountain views - Refreshing air - Tea Gardens and Cloud play


Weather & Climate : Darjeeling area have temperate climate.


Temperature : Mean average temperature of city is 120C. In the rainy season landslides and in winters severe chilling cold climate affect tourist inflow adversely.


Best Time to Visit : Unlike other city Darjeeling have two tourist seasons, In the summer holiday April to mid June, and in winters September to November months are the best time to visit city.


Spoken Languages : Gorkhali - Hindi - Nepali - Bhutani - Bengali - Assamese -English.


Dining / Food Facility : Taste of locally made noodle chow, along with Momos (prepared from flour and fruits like apple) and rice with meat curry remains deep in memory for the years to come.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : Tibetan crafts like carpets, wood and leather work are the high priority shopping items along with Hand knitted sweaters, Hand painted wall hangings and Fancy bags which can keep live memories of Darjeeling tour alive forever. Darjeeling tea keeps some of the coming days refreshing.


Travel Tips : This is advisable to have rainy wear and woolen cloth in your travel bag even if visiting Darjeeling in the summers. Snow fall lovers can visit city towards December - January but be aware of chilling cold atmosphere of city.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Darjeeling Ranjit valley ropeway - Ghoom - Padmaja Nehru Park - The Himalayan Mountaineering institution - Yiga Choeling Monastery


How To Reach Himalayan city Darjeeling West Bengal [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Darjeeling tour creates opportunities for train journey lovers to travel in world heritage mountain train from New Jalpaiguri railway station.


Road Travel / Bus Route : Buses, Minibuses ply regularly between Siliguri and Darjeeling. Siliguri have very effective road links for other cities


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Darjeeling don't have airport of own, nearest airport [about 90 km ] is located at Bagdogra.