|Darjeeling is a scenic Hill station famous for its tea gardens and majestic view of Kanchendzonga|
Nestled on the precipice of a mountain ridge and bounded by verdant plantations of globally renowned teas, Darjeeling is so not West Bengal.
With jagged peaks of magnificent Himalayas offering spectacular panorama – you could even see the peak of Mount Kanchendzonga – Darjeeling is the place to be to savor unruffled luxury and to rejuvenate your senses.
You could also take Darjeeling Mountain Rail (one of the popular “Toy Trains of India“) to explore and soak in the magnificent surroundings of this scenic hill station in India. June is ideal month to plan your trip to avoid summer’s scorching heat.
As with most other hill stations in India which were the playgrounds of erstwhile British rulers during Raj, you could find colonial mansions and churches as well as recent structures such as Buddhist and Hindu temples and botanical gardens.
The steep narrow streets are crowded with colorful souvenir and handicraft shops and a good steaming brew and excellent Indian and Tibetan fare are never far away. You could also choose from exciting trekking trails which trace ancient trade routes not to mention the breathtaking sights.
Best Time: Most tourists visit after the monsoon (October and November) and during spring (mid-March to the end of May) when skies are dry, panoramas are clear and temperatures are pleasant.
Luxe Recommendation: Glenburn Tea Estate is a awe inspiring refuge in calm and unruffled luxury amidst the rapidly urbanizing Darjeeling Town. This estate is a 150 year old plantation house with its old world charm and offers awesome panorama of Mount Kanchendzonga.
Sitting atop a ridge with awe inspiring views of Mount Khangchendzonga, Darjeeling is one of the most popular summer holiday destinations in India and also a favored honeymoon destination among the newlyweds when coupled with nearby pristine Himalayan destinations like Sikkim, Kalimpong, Bhutan and Meghalaya in North East India.
Our collection of holiday packages in Darjeeling are tastefully crafted to suit those looking for family holidays in North East, romantic honeymoon amidst the hills and verdant valleys or even to those looking simply to get away from the din of the city and back to nature.
From the joyride in World Heritage Darjeeling Mountain Railways, visits to Buddhist Monasteries, Botanical Gardens to moderate hikes in pristine Himalayas and nature walks, explore the very best of Darjeeling and North East India