This place is also called as the ‘Queen of the Hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Darjeeling means ‘abode of god’ in Lepcha dialect.
Darjeeling is one of the most beautiful hill resorts in this world. In British era the Englishmen built up this locality as their health resort and later on they started producing Tea in the hilly terrains of this Himalayan region. Now Darjeeling Tea is the most expensive and the best Tea produced in the world.
Darjeeling the name is derived from the Tibetan word ‘Dorjee’ which means the precious stone which is emblematic to the thunderbolt of Indra (the King of the paradise) and ‘Ling’ – a place. Hence the land of thunderbolt.