Darjeeling is in the north of the Indian state of West Bengal. The city is located in the eastern Himalayas and lies at an altitude of approximately 2185 m. Darjeeling was built by the British, first as a mountain station. The city is famous for its tea of the same name, which is grown in its surroundings. Darjeeling also attracts many visitors from all over the world, and it has earned its reputation as a tourist center since the second half of the XIX century. Today, it is the only major city in the east of India where many foreign travelers come. Tourists admire the panoramas of snow-covered peaks, endless tea plantations on the hills. We recommend you to take a ride on the famous 86-km-long narrow-gauge mountain railway with an altitude difference of about 2.1 km, which has been operating since 1881. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.