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Darjeeling General Information

Darjeeling, known as the queen of the Himalayas is situated in the Northern Part of the Indian state of West Bengal. The city is located in the Siwalik Range of the lesser Himalayas and is famous for its tea industry. The city is also famous for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways which is one among the UNESCO World Heritage List. There are a large number of tourist destinations in Darjeeling making this place a wonderful holidaying experience. Tourist places in offers you complete guidance on all that you want to know about Darjeeling. 

To the east, a dull orange sun emerged painting the sky with brilliant strokes of magenta, gold, orange and fuchsia. The snow capped Everest, Kabru, Kanchenjunga, Jannu and other peaks slowly emerge from slumber to start a new day. The sun worshippers gasp at the magnificent sight. As the fog lifts in the slowly penetrating sun, the town gradually comes alive. Amidst brewing of tea, the sing-song Gorkhali which is the local dialect, rises and falls like music.

Among the major tourist attractions in the Darjeeling city, the most important is the Tiger Hill. It is situated about 2590 m and gives a splendid of the sunrise over Kanchanjunga. Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak is clearly visible from the Tiger Hill. Another important place to  visit in the city is the Rock Garden and Ganga Maya Park. These parks are located about 10 km from the town and have developed into wonderful picnic spot.

The place has a scenic beauty and one can walk down to the Darjeeling Mall from here . Other important places in the city include the Ava Art Gallery, Mall, Batasia loop, Lloyd Botanical Garden, Nightingale park, Darjeeling-Rangit Valley Passenger Cable Car popularly called the ropeway, observatory hills, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and the monasteries to name a few. One can also visit places around Darjeeling like Kalimpong, Kurseong, and Mirik.


Avarage Mean Annual Temperature: Max 14.9°C and Min 8.9°C>

Rainfall : 3092 mm

Clothing: light woolen in summer and heavy woolen in winters.


General Information


11.44 Sq. Km (4.4 Sq miles)
Eelevation  : 7,000 ft. or 2,134 meters
Telephone no    : Country Code: 91 ::: City Code: 0354
Climate       : SUMMER:
Min: 8.5 degrees C
Max: 14.8 degrees C
Annual Rainfall        : 320 cm (126 inches)
Best Tourist Season    : April to Mid-June
Mid September to November
Best Mountain Views : Mid Sept. - Mid Dec.
Recommended Clothing :
Light woollens and tropicals in summer
(umbrellas and raincoats are useful) and heavy woollen in winter.
Languages Spoken : English, Bengali, Gorkha, Nepali and Tibetan