The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is the first instance of a hill passenger railway. It is one of the only two railways to feature on the list of the World Heritage Sites. Visitors have a regaling time aboard the train as it offers a scenic view of the surroundings.
The Natural History Museum hosts a broad collection of the specimens ... More of birds’ species, reptiles and animals found in the Eastern Himalayas.
The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park qualifies as the only zoo in the world to breed the Tibetan Wolf. It also breeds Snow Leopards and Red Pandas and is appreciated for its uniqueness which has garnered international acclaim.
Darjeeling is blessed with a temperate climate with extremely mild summers and chilling winters. Snowfall is rare but mist and fog blanket the city regularly. High rainfall is also a common event.
Darjeeling was the favoured hill-station of the British during the British Raj. ... More It was merged with West Bengal after the independence of India. Today, the most important components of Darjeeling’s economy are tourism and the tea industry, with the latter being the largest employer in the hills.
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