Darjeeling & Sikkim Tour
About Darjeeling & Sikkim Tour
The queen of the hills is a Himalayan city named Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is internationally renowned as a tourist destination for its spectacular view of Mt. Kanchandzonga, along with its tea industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Located on a ridge at 2134 m and surrounded by forested hills and tea plantations, Darjeeling has been a popular hill station since the British established it in the mid-1800s.With its idyllic setting, exhilarating climate and stunning views of the Kanchenjunga peaks it also attracts trekkers. It is a fascinating town where one can see Buddhist monasteries, visit tea plantations, bargain-hunt or go trekking.
Gangtok (meaning ‘High Hill’) is the capital of Sikkim state and sits on a ridge overlooking the Ranipul river. The scenery is spectacular, with fine views of the Kanchenjunga range. Within the city and its immediate environs are some fascinating places to visit.