Approximately 7,000 feet above sea level, the town is famous for its old colonial charm, cascading waterfalls, deep valleys, toy train, terraced farms and lush tea gardens.
Tiger Hill, the highest point in the area, is famous for the magnificent view of sunrise over the Kanchenjunga. Ghoom, the highest railway station in the world is barely 2 Kms from Darjeeling. The Lloyd’s botanical garden is known for its cornucopia of colourful flowers.
Nation’s oldest passenger ropeway connecting North Point to Singla Bazar is another prominent tourist attraction in Darjeeling. Adventurous ones can take to trekking at Sandakphu and Phalut.