It remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway completed in 1881. It's famed for the distinctive black tea grown on plantations that dot its surrounding slopes. Its backdrop is Mount Kanchenjunga, one of the world's highest peaks.

Tiger Hill

unesco heritage site

Batasia Loop

scenic railway loop

Kanchenjunga View Point

amazing view

Darjeeling Ropeway

beautiful views

Padma Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

snow leopard

Chowrasta

old stores

Rock Garden

terraced garden

Japanese Peace Pagoda

peace temple

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

promotes mount climbing

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

unesco world heritage

Bengal Natural History Museum

stuffed creatures

Bhutia Busty Gompa

spectacular backdrop

Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary

elephant population

Dirdham Temple

multi layred pagoda

Ghoom Monastery

built in 1875

Happy Valley Tea Estate

oldest tea estate

Lloyds Botanical Garden

1878 botanical garden

Observatory Hill and Mahakal Temple

snow clad peaks

Salugara Monastery

100 ft tall

Sandakphu Trek

highest peaks

Senchal Lake

atop 8160 ft hill

Shrubberry Park

TRSHC - Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre

handicrafts