Darjeeling that is fondly called as "Queen of the Hills" is located at an altitude of 6,710 ft in the lesser Himalaya region and is a part of the state of West Bengal. The district has subdivisions like Kalimpong, Kurseong, Siliguri, etc. So, there are many tourist attractions in and around Darjeeling Hills. In the postmodern era, Darjeeling comprises 6 T's i.e. Tea, Teak, Tourism, Toy Train, Tiger Hill and Trekkers' paradise. So, Darjeeling is a pure delight for all kinds of tourists.
Darjeeling is a wonderful place to explore as it abounds several tea estates, villages, and markets. The place is filled with people from Nepal, Tibet, nearby Indian States and Gorkhas. The third highest peak in the world and the highest one in India, the Kanchenjunga peak can be clearly seen from Darjeeling. Some of the most popular tourist attractions here include monasteries, botanical gardens, a zoo, and the Darjeeling - Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway cable car. For holiday goers, there are 2 seasons to visit the place, one between March to May and the other one is during October to November. These are the times when the sky remains clear and temperature remains moderately cool.