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Eastern Himalayas Packages [Darjeeling]
Gifted to the British East
India Company in 1817, Darjeeling is the hill station of West Bengal.
Darjeeling has been called the queen of hill-stations.Darjeeling is one of
India's most famous hill resorts. Darjeeling is 2134 m or 7000ft above sea level.
In 1835, Darjeeling was given to the East India Company by the King of
Sikkim. Darjeeling became a popular resort for the British who wanted to escape
from the sweltering heat of the plains.
Tiger hills is the highest point in Darjeeling area which provides the most
exotic view of the Kanchenjunga peaks.
From this place the other peaks of the Eastern Himalayas can be seen. On a
clear day the sight of Mt.Everest is just enthralling.
The toy train coming from Siliguri is some thing which is liked by the
elders and the children equally in Darjeeling.
The real fun in coming to Darjeeling is on the toy train. It takes six to
seven hours to cover a distance of 82 kms and the slow speed gives you
enough time to watch and appreciate the beauty which nature has provided
to Darjeeling. This train passes through the Forests, waterfalls, over deepvalleys
and through the mountains and tunnels while reaching Darjeeling.
Darjeeling city is centered around the Mall which has a variety of shops,
restaurants and hotels. Beautiful walk ways start from the Mall.
Between Darjeeling and Siliguri is the small town of Kurseong which has
several educational institutions and churches.
Trekking enthusiasts can check out Sandakphu and Phalutnear Darjeeling. From Sandakphu
one can see four of the five highest mountain peaks in the world -
Everest, Makalu, Lhotse and Kanchanjunga.
DARJEELING CONNECTIONS :
From Calcutta (665 km)
By Road : Darjeeling is connected to Siliguri the main city in the plains
by the Tenzing Norgay Road (formerly Hill Cart Road).
By Bus: Bus services between Darjeeling and Siliguri are frequent. Private
taxis, landrovers are also available. From Siliguri by bus/taxi/trekker to
Darjeeling (80 km), about 4 hours.
By Rail: You can take the famous toy train, which is a meter gauge train
operating over breath taking scenery. The journey takes approximately
seven and half hours.
New Jalpaiguri/Siliguri Junction stations at the base of the Darjeeling
Hill areas have direct railway connections with Calcutta, Mumbai, Guwahati,
Madras, Lucknow, and Delhi.
By Air: By air to Bagdogra (Siliguri) - flight duration is about 45
minutes. Indian Airlines as well as private airlines operate on this
Bagdogra, the airport for Darjeeling hill areas has direct air connections
with New Delhi, Calcutta and Guwahati.
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