DARJEELING, queen of west bengal………………..

“The one land that all men desire to see, and having seen once-by even a glimpse would not give that glimpse for the shows of the rest of the world combined” – Mark Twain. Closing Quote

Profile
Location
27 Deg. 13 Min. N to 26 Deg. 27 Min. N Latitude
88 Deg. 53 Min. E to 87 Deg. 59 Min. E Longitude.
Area
3,149 Square Km.
Altitude
6710 Feet.
Temperature
Annual Mean Max. Temperature 14.9 Degree Celsius Annual Mean Min. Temperature 8.9 Degree Celsius.
Rainfall
Average Annual Rainfall : 3092 MM
Season for visit
March to mid June & October to December.
Important Roads
Siliguri-Mirik -Ghum -60 kms
Sevak-Tista bridge –Kalimpong -60 kms
Tista Bazar to Darjeeling -25 kms
Sukna- Pankhabari-Kurseong -25 kms
Siliguri Darjeeling NH 55 -76 kms.
Clothing required
Light woollens and tropicals in summer (umbrellas and raincoats are useful) and heavy woollens in winter.
Languages Spoken
Hindi, Gorkha, Bengali, Nepali, Tibetan and English.
Nearest Railway Station
Darjeeling(Narrow Gauge) & NJP (Broad Gauge)
Nearest Airport
Bagdogra