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Darjeeling refers as the Queen of the Himalayas is known for its attention-grabbing scenic beauty. It was built by the English as a summer retreat to getaway the very hot summers of the Gangetic plains. Built at a height of 2134 metres, it still has most of the European style cottages and bungalows .Major visitor attraction s include the Tiger Hill, which offers a breathtaking view of the Kanchenjunga on the backdrop of the Himalayas, Ghoom monastery which is located at a height of 2226 meters and is one of the utmost rail stations in the world. Other attractions include Karma Dorjee Chyoling Monastery (Bhutia Basti monastery), Tenzing Norgay Mountaineering Institute, Lloyds Botanical Garden, Observatory Hill and the world famous tea Gardens of Darjeeling.

Darjeeling is also famous for its significant Toy Train that swallows all the way from the town of New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling town, covering a distance of eighty six kilometers. The toy train turns slowly through tunnels and crossing bridges and taking loops. The toy Train gives an outstanding view of the way and Mt .Kanchenjungha. The rail route was completed in the year of 1881 and a seventy five year old steam engine still pulls the coaches. The Toy Train was declared as a World Heritage Property by UNESCO.

Hotels in Darjeeling - Darjeeling offers an ample choice of accommodation options to choose from, starting from budget range hotels to luxurious 5 star hotels.

How to reach - Nearest airport to Darjeeling is Bagdogra, 96 Kms away. Nearest railhead to Darjeeling is New Jalpaigudi famous as NJP which is 88 Kms away. Darjeeling is connected with all major cities in East India by excellent road transport system. Taxis are the main mean of internal transportation in Darjeeling.

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