JEWELS OF EAST
Darjeeling

Darjeeling is popularly known as the "Queen of the Hills" and produces the famous Darjeeling Tea, one of the world's finest teas. It is also home to the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage Site.

Darjeeling with its natural beauty provides a wide variety of activities from liesurely scenic walks to more gruelling activities such as trekking and river rafting for the adventurous ones.

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Gangtok

Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim with a population of approximately 50,000 has emerged into the mainstream of the Tourism Industry, with more and more tourist visiting this little Himalayan state every year. Gangtok has developed into a cosmopolitan flavour where old-world charm and hospitality exist along with the Internet Age.

The capital of Sikkim, is a unique hill resort of northeast India and undoubtedly one of the most oft-visited ones. Perched on the ridge of a hill at an altitude of 1700 mt, Gangtok is famous for its scenic beauty and spectacular views of the Kanchenjunga, their highest mountain in the world. The town offers a mild temparate climate with a temperature of around 23 degree centigrate in Summer and around 6 degree centigrate during winter.

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Kalimpong

This town has its history rooted in the days of cross Himalayan trade with Tibet. Echoes of history as a meeting points of trades and travelers from both sides can still be felt today. A strategic point in both military and economic terms, it was seized by the British India from Bhutan in 1865. From the earliest days of its imperial administration it was decided to reserve almost all of the forest land surrounding the small town and to this day the wooded slopes are a carefully conserved environment sheltering countless variety of flora and fauna. Situated at a lower altitude than Darjeeling (1250mt) with much less rainfall, Kalimpong has a different climate, One which has proved particularly suited for flower growing. Indeed the kalimpong flowers nurseries are famous throughout the world.

Deolo the beautiful garden is the best place to get an Arial view of Kalimpong town and enjoy the beauty of the mountains surrounding it. A bungalow of the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council is also situated here, Where rooms are available on prior bookings. A beautiful temple of lord Sri Krishna namely Mangal Dham, also stands towering at the centre of the town. Besides these there are a number of nurseries which boosts the most unique collection of cactus and orchids which are worth seeing.

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Pelling

The pleasant little town of Pelling is famous for magnificent view of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga. Pelling is about 133 km away from Siliguri and 125km from Gangtok and well connected by bus and jeep services.

Placid Pelling pulls most of the visitors for its representative status in history, nature and culture of the state.

Situated at an altitude of 6,800 ft, it offers good view of entire mountain ranges including the Koktang, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Kabru, Dom, Kanchenjunga, Pandim, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Siniyalchu and others. Pelling is as close as you can get to Kanchenjunga without leaving the material comfort of good hotels and due to its advantageous location, many hotels and lodges have come up in and around Pelling offering various categories of accommodation.

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