Three historic railways comprise a World Heritage site recognizing their importance in trade and technological development. Still in use today, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and Kalka Shimla Railway were all begun or completed in the 19th century.

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Three historic railways comprise a World Heritage site recognizing their importance in trade and technological development. Still in use today, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and Kalka Shimla Railway were all begun or complete

Mt. Kanchenjunga, Darjeeling, India, we had the view out of our bedroom window spectacular

Kanchenjunga, Darjeeling, India, we had the view out of our bedroom window spectacular

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - also known as the “Toy Train”, is a 2 ft narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in West Bengal.

12 Trains-- Darjeeling Himalayan Railway taking visitors to elevation.

There are two main areas of growth of Indian tea: Darjeeling and Assam. Important cultivation areas are, apart from Darjeeling and Assam:    Dooars - west of Assam, mainly production of CTC teas.    Nilgiri - South Indian tea district, fresh teas, similar to those of Sri Lanka    Sikkim - north east of Darjeeling, high-quality teas    Terrai - south of Darjeeling, similar to Darjeeling, somewhat more herb in taste.

There are two main areas of growth of Indian tea: Darjeeling and Assam. Important cultivation areas are, apart from Darjeeling and Assam: Dooars - west of Assam, mainly production of CTC teas. Nilgiri - South Indian tea district, fresh teas, similar

Rhododendrons flowers along the trail, Singalila National Park, Darjeeling, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Rhododendrons flowers along the trail, Singalila National Park, Darjeeling, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

http://www.greeneratravel.com/ Trip Deals - Himalayan Train Station Darjeling India 2010.

http://www.greeneratravel.com/ Trip Deals - Himalayan Train Station Darjeling India 2010.

By Gavin Gough: Darjeeling Tea worker

A woman working in a tea plantation, Sungma Tea Estate, Darjeeling, India. All Rights Reserved

Darjeeling, India | by Steve McCurry

Nice friendship is important at this age to develop self-esteem, get to know each, sharing and develop loyalty through the trials in the sincere friendship. Here two boys from Darjeeling, India

#SnowFall at MAYFAIR Hill Resort, #Darjeeling #HolidayInMAYFAIR

Mayfair Darjeeling perched on a hill surrounded by picturesque landscape. This best heritage hotel offers a scenic view of Singalila Ridge.

darjeeling-bas-ville

Beautiful peaceful chaotic busy restful heartbreaking heartwarming and wonderful.

Crowd from the cloud -taken from the ropeway throughout the city.. Gangtok, Sikkim, India Copyright: Suvinava Basak

This photo from Sikkim, Northeast is titled 'crowd from the cloud'.

View of Mt. Kanchenjunga from Darjeeling, India.

Planning for Summer Vacation ? Sikkim and Darjeeling would be the ideal place: Darjeeling the "Queen of Hills" is an ideal destin.

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