Have you ever wanted to see the ALPS in Switzerland but you could not afford it? There is a place closer to home and much cheaper..Cradled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Darjeeling stands out from other hills in its beauty and charm. Occasionally, politics of the region act as an impediment but most of the time it is a peaceful place.
It is famous for its Tea and boasts some of the finest boarding schools. It has a lot of hotels and restaurants.Moreover, if you are not very brand conscious you can shop till you drop as Darjeeling is famours for its imoprted clothes from Nepal and Singapore.
On a beautiful sunny day, Darjeeling is paradise.
The best time to visit is October but tourist seep on pouring in even in the months of November, December and january hopeful to see their first snowfall.
A large number of foreigeners are always present at any given time. Yu can see the beautiful range of the infamous Kanchenjunga mountains.
There are a lot of things to do in Darjeeling like horseriding,shopping, trekking.,etc
What else could you ask for ?