Tag: Darjeeling

Finding Zen at the Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling

Finding Zen at the Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling

While in Darjeeling, you might not be in short of places where one can spend few quiet minutes just enjoying the beauty of the hills and relax. Be it the monasteries, nature parks or the numerous cafes/ teashops that offer scenic views, every place lets […]

The Monasteries of Ghum

The Monasteries of Ghum

During our visit to Darjeeling last year we made a trip to its neighboring village, Ghum. This small rustic village is not only famous as the India’s Highest Railway station but also is home for some very ancient Buddhist monasteries. On our way from Bagdogra […]

Tips to plan your Darjeeling trip

Tips to plan your Darjeeling trip

The closest airport to Darjeeling is Bagdogra airport, which has direct flights from New Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati. Distance between Darjeeling and Bagdogra is around 100km (approx. 3 hrs), one can hire a prepaid taxi at the airport. To reach Darjeeling by train, travel up […]

A sojourn in Darjeeling

A sojourn in Darjeeling

The small town of Darjeeling located at the Eastern Himalayan Range at a height of 6710ft. is a perfect summer retreat far away from the bustling city life. Breath-taking sunrise with perfect scenic valleys, amazing weather, the walk through the old colonial structure and the […]

The Champagne of Teas and the Cha Süma

The Champagne of Teas and the Cha Süma

Darjeeling, the land famous for its teas is every tea lover’s paradise with all the amazing varieties available to try. One can sit all day long sipping these freshly brewed teas in one of the tea lounges watching the beautiful valleys around. During our 4-day […]

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway experience

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway experience

Ghum, a small village in the Darjeeling Himalayan region is about 6km from the Darjeeling town. Even though trip to Ghum is always combined with Darjeeling, it has its own fair share of tourist attractions with its historic monasteries and hilltops offering scenic views. Ghum […]


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