Dārjiling
in Darjiling of West Bengal, India

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.033 and 88.267 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 1' 59" and E 88° 16' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - INR
Spoken languages:
English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari , Kashmiri, Nepali, Sindhi, Sanskrit, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:58 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:03 am and 5:36 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for India in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to India.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning India. Last Update: 2020-02-26 07:22:28

Delve into Dārjiling

Dārjiling in Darjiling (West Bengal) with it's 123,797 habitants is a city located in India about 683 mi (or 1,100 km) east of New Delhi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Dārjiling is now 09:58 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kolkata with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Dārjiling. The closest airport in India is Bagdogra Airport in a distance of 25 mi (or 40 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal at a distance of 105 mi (or 169 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ilam, Gangtok, Jalpaiguri, Xarsingma and Samtse. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 46%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Friday, 28th of February 2020

23°C (73 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 29th of February 2020

24°C (75 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 1st of March 2020

25°C (76 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Ging Tea House

Address
3,6 mi
Lebong Valley
734105 Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Little Tibet Resort

Address
0,3 mi
Opposite Governor's House
734101 Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Montana Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
2nd Floor The Rink Mall
734101 Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sinclairs Darjeeling

Address
0,5 mi
Gandhi Road 18/1
734101 Lalkoti,Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 03:00 - Checkin: 09:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 22:00


HOTEL IVY CASTLE DARJEELING

Address
0,6 mi
Toong Soong Road 78/1,
734101 Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 11:30
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Ramada Darjeeling Gandhi Road

Address
0,3 mi
2-3 Auckland Villa, Gandhi Road
734101 Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Pine Tree Spa and Resorts

Address
0,3 mi
Bhanu Sarani Road, Adjacent to
734101 Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Viceroy

Address
0,3 mi
17 Gandhi Road
734101 Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mayfair Darjeeling

Address
0,9 mi
The Mall, Opposite Governor House
734101 Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Villa Everest

Address
0,3 mi
1 A.J.C. Bose Road
734101 Darjeeling
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Comforting Motherly Food at Darjeeling Restaurant, India

Published: May 19, 2013
Length: 28:12 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mark Wiens

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Darjeeling Kids

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 11:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: N+P

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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Published: March 30, 2015
Length: 14:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: N+P

2009 - Indien, Darjeeling. Wir geben uns das Vergnügen und überwinden die 2000 Höhenmeter hinab ins Tal mit der berühmten "Darjeeling Himalayan Railway". 6 1/2 Stunden dauert die Fahrt,...


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Published: September 29, 2014
Length: 43:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: travellingrants

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Darjeeling Toy Train !

Published: June 12, 2013
Length: 16:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tejas Deshpande

The heritage toy train ride of Darjeeling !


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Published: February 10, 2013
Length: 13:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tvmountain

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Hiking in India, Darjeeling & Sikkim

Published: January 17, 2013
Length: 57:06 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: rupak nirola

The majestic natural beauty Himalayas are home to India's best front country and backcountry hiking. The mountain trails of Kanchenjunga, to Mount Everest offer stunning views with incredible...


Good Morning Darjeeling

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 46:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: N+P

2009 - Indien, Darjeeling. Blick aus dem Hotelfenster. Mit diesem "Sound" wurden wir jeden Morgen geweckt! Statt im Sonnentau schimmernde, grüne Teppiche von Teeplantagen, mal ein Bild der...


Castleton Moonlight Darjeeling Tea 2015

Published: April 13, 2015
Length: 03:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thunderbolt Tea, Darjeeling

Wet or infused tea leaves inspection of this excellent Darjeeling Tea from Castleton Tea Garden known and famed as "Castleton Moonlight" tea. This is one good and high quality tea batch from...


TeeGschwendner's Thomas Holz bei den Fußball Teegartenmeisterschaften in Darjeeling

Published: May 12, 2014
Length: 58:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the "Toy Train", is a 2ft narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in West Bengal. Built between 1879 and 1881, the railway is about 78 kilometres long. Its elevation level varies from about 100 metres at New Jalpaiguri to about 2,200 metres at Darjeeling.

Located at 27.045, 88.2672 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tourism in West Bengal, 2ft gauge railways, Narrow gauge railways in India, On-street running, Darjeeling district, Railway lines opened in 1880, Visitor attractions in Darjeeling, Mountain railways in India, World Heritage Sites in India, Transport in Siliguri, Northeast Frontier Railway Zone

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (also called the Darjeeling Zoo) is a 67.56-acre zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet, is the largest high altitude zoo in India. It specializes in breeding animals adapted to alpine conditions, and has successful captive breeding programs for the Snow leopard, the critically endangered Himalayan wolf and the Red panda.

Located at 27.0586, 88.2544 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Visitor attractions in Darjeeling, Zoos in India, Zoology organizations, 1958 establishments in India

Lloyd's Botanical Garden

Lloyd's Botanical Garden, or Darjeeling Botanical Garden, is a botanical garden in Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Located at 27.0446, 88.2629 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Visitor attractions in Darjeeling, Botanical gardens in India, Protected areas of West Bengal

Raj Bhavan, Darjeeling

Raj Bhavan (Hindi for Government House) of Darjeeling is the Summer residence of the Governor of West Bengal, It is located in the city of Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Located at 27.0514, 88.2635 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
British India, Governors' houses in India, Buildings and structures in Darjeeling

Darjeeling (Lok Sabha constituency)

Darjeeling (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Darjeeling in West Bengal. While six assembly segments are in Darjeeling district, one assembly segment is in Uttar Dinajpur district.

Located at 27.039, 88.264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Politics in Darjeeling district, Darjeeling, Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal

Batasia Loop

The Batasia Loop is a spiral railway created to lower the gradient of ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. At this point, the track spirals around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop. It was commissioned in 1919.

Located at 27.0167, 88.2472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Darjeeling district, Visitor attractions in Darjeeling, Mountain railways in India, 1919 establishments in India, 1919 in rail transport, Rail transport in West Bengal

Windamere Hotel

Windamere Hotel, built in the 1930s, is a heritage hotel situated on Observatory Hill, in Darjeeling, India.

Located at 27.0458, 88.2678 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Visitor attractions in Darjeeling, Hotels in India, Buildings and structures in Darjeeling, Heritage hotels in India

Southfield College

Southfield College was founded as Loreto College in Darjeeling in August 1961 as a women's college. At the request of the government of West Bengal, the Irish Branch of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Darjeeling Loreto Educational Society agreed to take care of its management. However, due to the lack of personnel, the Loreto nuns were compelled to hand over the college to the government of West Bengal, hence to be run as Southfield College.

Located at 27.0477, 88.2678 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Education in Darjeeling, Colleges affiliated to University of North Bengal, Women's universities and colleges in West Bengal, Universities and colleges in Darjeeling district


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Rdorje gling, Darjeeling, Dārjiling, দার্জিলিং, Darjiling, Darĝiling, דרגילינג, 다르질링, Dardžilingas, Дарджилинг, دار جیلنگ, 大吉嶺