Darjeeling Tourism


DARJEELING TOURISM

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"Queen of the Hills" and produces the famous Darjeeling Tea, one of the world's finest teas. It is also home to the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage Site





Entering Darjeeling is like travelling back in time to the days of the British Raj, a vertical Victorian London - like town populated with oriental faces. Church spires and brick chimneys dominate the skyline. About 8 kms from Darjeeling is the Dhoom Gompa. Here a very beautiful statue of the Maitrayie Buddha is established. The Monastery has also preserved some of the rare handwritten Buddhist manuscripts.
 
All hotels in Darjeeling provide outstanding facilities endowed with grand hospitality to its guests. All hotels in Darjeeling ensure an easy access to view the various fascinating diversities of the city.
 
Shopping in Darjeeling is one of the best options to take a break from the usual sight seeing. Shopping here will be an experience to remember, at least for the shopaholics, as Darjeeling is packed with shops and malls.
 
Restaurants in Darjeeling offer various regional flavor as well as international cuisine. From normal hot spicy Indian food to Chinese, Italian, Continental etc the dishes offered by Darjeeling restaurants are according to everyone's flavor. Some restaurants of the area also arrange live bands for the entertainment of their guests. The most popular food that leaves you wanting more is the Nepalese dishes.
 
The culture of Darjeeling is quiet miscellaneous, due to the mixed ethnicity of the population. The local culture of can be well understood during the season of native festivals. The diverse community of people of Darjeeling consist of the lepchas(the original inhabitants), the diverse dialects groups of Nepali Gorkhas who from the majority, Bengalis, Tibetans, Biharis, and Marwaris, to name a few sects.
 
The helpline services offers help to those that call. Darjeeling helpline services offer telephone support offering accces to information, advice or customer services.Police - (354) -2254422, Fire - (354) -2252121/2252128 etc...
 
The nightlife in Darjeeling is not as exciting and rocking as other metro cities in India. The populace of Darjeeling are serenity loving and not very fond of nightclubs, bars and pubs. However, tourists can definitely visit some of the diminutive number of lounge bars and nightclubs, with most of them placed at the star category hotels in town.
 
The town and hill station of Darjeeling lies in northern West Bengal, India. Darjeeling district lies between 26° 31' and 27° 13' north latitude and between 87° 59' and 88° 53' east longitude.
 

Darjeeling city map

Darjeeling Maximum & minimum temperature and rainfall
  City Month Max Temp Min Temp Mean Rainfall mm
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling January 9.4 1.8 19.7
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling February 10.4 2.9 24.1
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling March 14.4 6.3 47.7
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling April 17.4 9.4 115.8
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling May 18.5 11.5 197.2
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling June 19.3 13.6 570
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling July 19.4 14.3 781.7
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling August 19.6 14.2 635.3
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling September 19.2 13.3 437.3
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling October 18 10.3 122.5
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling November 14.7 6.3 23.5
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Darjeeling December 11.5 3.3 7