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Visit Darjeeling, India

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Visit Darjeeling, India

For centuries the hill station at Darjeeling has provided respite from Calcutta’s fierce summer heat and also the ideal climate for tea planters to cultivate the 'Champagne of the East'.

Colonial history and the Tibetan population

The Raj era estates and bungalows can be seen today alongside the more recently arrived Tibetan population who fled across the Himalaya in 1959 to begin a life in exile.

Views of Kanchenjunga

An early visit to Tiger Hill for sunrise reveals magnificent views of the world’s third highest peak, Kanchenjunga.

The Toy Train

Toy train, DarjeelingWhile the region can also be enjoyed at a sedate pace aboard the famous narrow gauge railway, The Darjeeling Mountain Railway, also known affectionately as the Toy Train, built more than 100 years ago.

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Suggested Darjeeling itinerary

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Darjeeling, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Accommodation choices for Darjeeling

We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Darjeeling. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

Ideas for experiencing Darjeeling

Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Darjeeling, and which use the best local guides.