Darjeeling being located in West Bengal at the foothills of the Himalayan region is a well known tourist attraction over the years. It's known to be surrounded by its naturally beautiful green tea gardens and offers views of Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain.
Darjeeling is indeed one of the best hill stations in India. This beautiful town has so much to offer , right from the beautiful tea gardens , mesmerising mountain views, the adorable Himalayan toy train to food , shopping and so much more.
HOW TO REACH :
Bagdogra Airport serves as the closest airport to Darjeeling and has a huge number of flights coming in as well as going out.
Bagdogra Airport to Darjeeling is a 60Kms drive that takes approximately 2 hours.
Darjeeling is well connected by roads , highways and express ways.
Best route is via NH27.
Garib Rath Express , Howrah Express , Paharia Express to New Jalpaiguri.
From New Jalpaiguri Toy Train 52541 towards Darjeeling
WHERE TO STAY :
Darjeeling has a wide variety of stays and options to choose from starting as low as Rs 600 to as high as Rs 22,000. It has a mix of both budget hotels as well luxury and star hotels.
We stayed at SINCLAIR'S in Darjeeling , a great property , 3 star hotel with two bars and a restaurant. The rooms were nice and comfortable, service was good and breakfast spread was amazing.