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Darjeeling Travel Guide

A popular holiday retreat, Darjeeling presents an amalgam of exotic wildlife, lip smacking food, colonial architecture, tranquility and scenic beauty.


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Darjeeling At a Glance
  • Population:107,197 (2001)
  • Area :10.57 km²
  • Geo Location:
  • Average Climate:15°c - 30°c
  • Best time to visit:September to June
  • STD Code:0354

Introduction

Set amid the emerald-green tea plantations and snow capped Himalayan Peaks, Darjeeling is a popular hill station in West Bengal. The town was founded back in the 19th century by the British. Today, tourism in Darjeeling has reached its peak and people from all over throng to this captivating destination.

The town is home to people from vibrant Tibetan and Sikkimese cultures which adds to its beauty and makes it more colorful. Darjeeling presents a great blend of picturesque sights and historic places. While on one side, the town makes you have a glimpse of the spectacular Himalayas, on the other side; it takes you back to the British Empire.

The star attraction of West Bengal leaves no visitor disappointed. Right from colonial era architecture to natural beauty, the place gives every visitor an opportunity to explore attractions at their best. With its lip smacking Sikkimese and Tibetan cuisines, sprawling tea estates, awe-inspiring views and exotic wildlife, Darjeeling opens arms to people from all across the globe.

To make it easier for all the people traveling to Darjeeling, Government of India has set Darjeeling Tourist Information Centers at different places. From these centers, travelers can easily gather Darjeeling Tourist Information. With this Darjeeling Travel Guide, get ready to treat your senses with scenic beauty of Darjeeling.