Darjeeling is a town in India's West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” completed in 1881. It's famed for the distinctive black tea grown on plantations that dot its surrounding slopes. Its backdrop is Mt. Kanchenjunga, among the world’s highest peaks.
Originally known as Tukvar Tea Estate, Puttabong Tea Estate is considered to be the oldest tea estate in Darjeeling. Based at an altitude of 1500 to 6500 ft., the sprawling beautiful tea garden also overlooks the snow-capped Kanchenjunga Peak. The estate uses sustainable products and techniques like vermicompost, cattle farming, and liquid fertilizers. It produces some of the best quality tea in the world.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.Darjeeling is in the West Bengal state of India in the Himalayan foothills. Known as the queen of hills and famous for its distinctive Darjeeling tea, Darjeeling is one of the most visited places by travelers. Darjeeling has many interesting places to visit such as Ghoom Monastery, Peace Pagoda, Batasia Loop, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre, Rock Garden, and Ganga Maya Park. Of these many places, Darjeeling has a famous place called Tiger Hill. Tiger Hill is the highest place in Darjeeling and is located 11 km from Darjeeling town. From Tiger Hill, you can view the sunrise over the Himalayas, and the view of Mt. Everest and Mt. Khangchendzonga is breathtaking from here.