Darjeeling known as the queen of hills having an altitude of 6710 ft., a beautiful hill station with its scenic panorama is nestled in the north of West Bengal. A tea garden paradise ,Darjeeling is a favoured summer tourist destination. It is very ideal to visit this place in summer as the air is pleasant.
Darjeeling is an epitome of one of the hill stations developed by the Britishers. It is abundant with its mesmerising scenery, lush greenery and miraculous flora and fauna. Darjeeling is a plant lover’s paradise as the dense forests in and around the place are adorned with myriads of plants and animals. The exotic species Cryptomeria Japonica locally known as “Dhupi” is an evergreen pine tree found abundantly here. The flowers such as Rhododendron locally known as “Lali Guras” has a medicinal property. The local people make use of many other medicinal plants found here because of the vastness and richness of the area.