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| Darjeeling At a Glance |
 


Known as the world over as the "Queen of the Hills", Darjeeling is as unique as it is diverse. For travellers arriving from the Indian Plains, the cool climates of Darjeeling provides welcome relief and delightful eperiences around every corner. Situated at an average heights of 7000 feet above sea level, this beautiful town with its colonial charm and contemprary culture shelters in the shadows of Kanchanjunga's snow covered peaks. This magnificient mountain range, whose name measn 'The Five Treasurers of Snows' in Tibetan on acount of its five peaks, is also written as Khangchendzonga and Kanchanjunga.

 
General Information
STD - 0354
Altitude - 2134 metres (above sea level)
Area - 11.44 sq. kms.
Population - 1,00,000 (approx.)
Annual Rainfall - 320cm (126”)
Climate - Summer : Max.26°C Min:8.5°C  Winter
Max.6.1C   Min.1.5C
Best Season - April to mid June and September to mid December
Clothing Required - Light woolen and tropical in summer (umbrella and raincoat are useful) and heavy woolens in winter.
Language Spoken - Hindi, Gorkha, Bengali, Tibetan and English.
3 Points
1 - Tiger Hill (Sunrise) ...more details
2 - Ghoom Monastery ...more details
3 - Batasia Loop ...more details
5 Points
1 - Natural History Museum ...more details
2 - Japanese Temple ...more details
3 - Lal-Kothi ...more details
4 - Ava Art Gallery ...more details
5 - Dhirdham Temple ...more details
7 Points
1 - Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park ...more details
2 - Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ...more details
3 - Rope-Way ...more details
4 - Tenzing Rock ...more details
5 - Tea Garden ...more details
6 - Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre ...more details
7 - Lebong and Gorkha Stadium ...more details
Other Places of Interest
1 - Rock Garden and Gangamaya Park ...more details
2 - Darjeeling Toy Train ...more details
3 - Observatory Hill ...more details
4 - Chowrasta and the Mall ...more details
5 - Lloyd Botanical Garden ...more details
6 - Bhutia Busty Monastery ...more details
7 - Ghoom Monastery (Yiga Choling Monastery) ...more details
8 - Shrubbery Nightingale Park ...more details
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
 
   
 

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