Darjeeling, the Queen of the Hills

Darjeeling Tea Garden

Darjeeling Tea Garden. Image: Jishnu Chakraborty

Darjeeling, also called the ‘Queen of the Hill Stations’, is celebrated for its tea and its toy train, a World Heritage Site. The fabulous Kanchenjunga Himal (8582 m), the third highest peak in the world, is a familiar backdrop to the town. Darjeeling town is the headquarters of Darjeeling District in West Bengal of India. Continue reading