Hotel Tranquility is spotless, with 16 small but clean white budget rooms (private bathrooms) with 24-hour hot water, a cozy lobby lounge, rooftop and upper floor views, and good quality mattresses. The hospitable owner is a local school teacher and is very informative about the area.
Meals on special occasions
Help in arranging transportation
THINGS TO DO
Chowrasta "Intersection" lit. where four roads meet is a historical public square in the Victorian era hill resort town of Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal, India. Located in the heart of the town it was the fashionable place of assembly for residents and visitors in the 18th century
Tiger Hill is a mountain located in Darjeeling, in the Indian State of West Bengal. It has a panoramic view of Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga together
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is a 67.56-acre zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet, is the largest high altitude zoo in India.
THE BATASIA LOOP
The Batasia Loop is a spiral railway created to lower the gradient of ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. At this point, the track spirals around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop.
TOY TRAIN RIDE
Built between 1879 and 1881, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the DHR or the Toy Train, is about 88 km (55 mi) long.
On 5 December 1999, UNESCO declared the DHR a World Heritage Site. It climbs from about 100 m (330 ft) above sea level at New Jalpaiguri to about 2,200 m (7,200 ft) at Darjeeling, using six zig zags and five loops to gain altitude.
The Toy Train is a huge tourist attraction. People from all over the world come for a joy ride on,
" Darjeeling ko sano rail".
HAPPY VALLEY TEA ESTATE
Happy Valley is Darjeeling's second oldest tea estate. This place is known for its welcoming aroma of fresh tea leaves and sunshine . Established in 1854,is situated at a height of 2,100 metres (6,900 ft) above sea level, 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of Darjeeling. This test Garden is very dear to Darjeeling's citizens and a place well known for its tourist attraction.