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Darjeeling

Darjeeling

Best known for its tea and Himalayan Railway Darjeeling is a small town in the lesser Himalayan Mountain range. The surrounding landscape provides the perfect setting for many outdoor activities including trekking and river rafting as well as stunning views of rolling tea plantations. The town has been given UNESCO world heritage status and its cool climate gives a good opportunity to cool down after the heat of the planes. Many Tibetans have settled in the town making its culture diverse and interesting and Tibetan festivals are celebrated along with the more traditional festivals that are held in the area.
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