The Queen of the Himalayas Darjeeling is a hill resort in the eastern state of West Bengal in India. Situated to the north of the state, Darjeeling owes' its richness to its natural beauty, its clean refreshing mountain air and above all, the smiling and cheerful people. Known for its natural grandeur, Darjeeling's best gift to its' guests is the sunup of a new day. Amidst the chilling wind with darkness and damp, the sun worshipers head towards the Tiger Hill, to capture the first glimpse of the prismatic rising sun.

Adventure in Darjeeling
Trekking : Darjeeling is also an absolute Arcadia for trekkers and adventure explorers. Trekking in Darjeeling is an lifetime experience that will take you through the sublime grandeur of Himalayas holding its vast treasures of the snow-capped mountains, valleys adorned with colorful rhododendrons, magnolias, orchids and ferns of numerous varieties. Trekkers can even enjoy the sights of varied color birds inhabiting in its dense jungles, there are about 600 species of birds nestling in the emerald green forests on the slopes of the mountains.

Dzongri area of West Sikkim, Thingchen Khang and Jopunob, are best trekking zones and also been declared as the best "trekking peaks', Permits are required by foreigners for trekking on most of the routes in Sikkim.

Hang Gliding / Ballooning : Both these sports have gained immense popularity due to their introduction at Dhoteria in Darjeeling City during the Tea & Tourism Festival in November 98. The topography of the city is just idle for this sport with its high ridges, cliffs and deep down valleys, making it a great tourist attraction.

White Water Rafting : Adventure of river rafting is well facilitated in the deep gorges, series of rapids with varying intensity and strong currents of Teesta River, that extends a challenging invitation to one of the finest rafting stretches in the world. Other games like Canoeing and kayaking have also been introduced on the river Teesta and the lake in Mirik.

The untamed waters of the Rangeet with its magnificent rapids offer rafting for all groups irrespective of their age. The breath-taking scenery that is encounter while rafting down the mountain rivers making it to be a most cherished experience for all lovers of adventure.

Mountain Biking : The exciting routes of mountain biking lead you to Gangtok in Sikkim, en-routing the famous Rumtek monastery from Martam. Fairly a new sport introduced in the valley of Darjeeling.

Tiger Hill : It the highest point in the city on an altitude of 2590m. The hill is quite renowned for its dazzling dawn view over the Kanchenjunga peak just 11km from Darjeeling. It also makes and excellent trekking route up to the hill point as well as an idle picnic spot among the locals as well as the foreigners.

Adventure through Toy Train : Darjeeling Toy Train begins its journey from New Jalpaiguri. The journey through this rail coach takes almost 10 hours giving a panoramic vista of deep valleys, snow peaked mountains and diverse variety of flora. Travel through Darjeeling Toy Train is just a magnificent experience for a tourist.