Darjeeling is the main town of the sadar subdivision and also the headquarters of the district. it is the third most Googled travel destination among all the tourist destinations in India.In india Darjeeling is also known as "QUEEN'S OF HIMALAYAS".There are over 86 tea estates in Darjeeling that are responsible for producing the worldwide famous 'Darjeeling Tea'. Famous for its beautiful tea plantations and the quality of Darjeeling tea, Darjeeling is a delight for all kind of tourists. Even though there are political instabilities in Darjeeling, its tourism rate is increasing year by year. Many visit this place for food specialities like momos, steamed stick rice, and other steamed foods famous in this region, as well as to see the natural beauty of the area.The town has an underground sewage system, covering about 40% of the town area, that collects domestic waste and conveys it to septic for disposal. Darjeeling is a wonderful place to walk around and explore the tea estates, villages, and markets.
how to reach
Darjeeling can be reached by the 88 km (55 mi) long Darjeeling Himalayan Railway from New Jalpaiuri, or by National highway, from Siliguri 77 km (48 mi) away.The nearest airport is Bagdodara, near Siliguri. Cabs are easily available from Bagodara to Darjeeling.
Best place to visit
- Darjeeling Himalya Railways
- Tiger Hill
- Batasai Loop
- Himalayan Mountraning Institute
Best time to visit
A lot of people also prefer visiting the place during the winter months from October to December. The months of July to August welcome the showers. With heavy rainfall, a lot of roadblocks are observed in the hill station and hence visiting Darjeeling during these months is not very advisable. The best time to visit Darjeeling is between April to June when the weather is pleasant.