Nearby places

Rangeet Valley Ropeway

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Museum

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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 The Darjeeling Ropeway is a Ropeway in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The Ropeway is a tourist destination in the town. It consists of sixteen cars and plies  closest the "Hotel North Point" in the town of Darjeeling  

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Museum

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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 Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (also called the Darjeeling Zoo) zoo in Darjeeling  was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet (2,134 m), is the largest high altitude zoo in India. Its is 10 Mins walking from Hotel North Point.

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Museum

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Museum

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Museum

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 HMI Museum - Darjeeling. The HMI museum is place of great learning to understand from basics to advanced requirements for mountaineering. It has tools and other gadgets, from olden days to the present which were used to climb peaks including Everest. 

Toy Train

Batasia Loop

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Museum

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 Darjeeling also boasts of the famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, where one can take Toy Train Joy rides as well as rides to NJP Railway station. 

Tiger Hill

Batasia Loop

Batasia Loop

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 Tiger Hill is the highest point in the Darjeeling Hills which provides the most exotic view of Kanchenjunga range. On a clear day the crown of Mt. Everest is also visible. 

Batasia Loop

Batasia Loop

Batasia Loop

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 Situated 7 km from the Hotel North Point. Is Batasia Loop is the large railway loop for the Toy Train. This is an engineering marvel to overcome the step climb, which can be best experienced while taking the Joyride. 

other place of interest

St. Joseph's School

Rock Garden Ganga Maya Park

Rock Garden Ganga Maya Park

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 St. Joseph's School, popularly known as North Point, started in 1888  is a private day and boarding school for boys in Darjeeling, India, owned and managed by the Jesuits. The school was originally called St. Joseph's College just a min walk from hotel  

Rock Garden Ganga Maya Park

Rock Garden Ganga Maya Park

Rock Garden Ganga Maya Park

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 About 7 Kms from Darjeeling , Rock Garden, it maidens down the course mountain stream, past gazebos. Clumps of flowering shrubs and trees. It has a small lake where boating facilities are available. 

Tea Gardens

Rock Garden Ganga Maya Park

Chowrasta Mall Road

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 The Tea garden in Darjeeling has gained much fame over the years for their serenity and beauty. And so of all the things to do, visits to the tea gardens are considered to be a must-do! It not only lets you experience the breathtaking beauty of the gardens but also offers the much-needed refreshing experience that you may need on your holiday. 

Chowrasta Mall Road

Chowrasta Mall Road

Chowrasta Mall Road

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The Chowrasta or the Mall is the heart of Darjeeling town. Located on top of Nehru Road, this is a nice flat land where tourists and locals come to lounge in the sun, take a seat on one of the many benches along the periphery, and watch the wonderful views of the mountain peaks and valleys all around. .

Makahal Mandir

Chowrasta Mall Road

Darjeeling Climate

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 Darjeeling has quite a number of Monasteries like the Aloobari Monastery, Ghoom Monastery, Bhutia Busty Monastery.Darjeeling also lords of the Mahakal Temple above Chowrasta, and the Japanese Temple which is 2 kms from the clock tower. 

Darjeeling Climate

Chowrasta Mall Road

Darjeeling Climate

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 Darjeeling has a temperate climate with  average 2 °C minimum and 16° C maximum temperature .   The raining season extends from end  June to late September.  Best Clear weather March- June and Oct- Jan . Winter tends to be dry (December to February) and snow falls  sometimes.