Almost every travel enthusiast has one constant destination in their list of hill station travel plans. The queen of hills, Darjeeling is one of the most popular hills and often on the top of the tourist’s choice. Set under the close skies with the great snowy peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga, you can witness some of the best sunrises and scenic natural beauties in Darjeeling. With lush tea gardens, UNESCO World Heritage toy train, and pleasing weather year-round, it is a perfect destination that blends charming landscape with incredibly exciting experience. The best part about exploring the famous hill station is the existing colonial essence in its infrastructures and a classic tuning to heritage. It was the favourite spot of Britishers to rest as a rescue from the scorching heat.
The culture of Darjeeling is quite miscellaneous. Apart from the conventional religious festivals like Diwali, Christmas, Dussera, Holi, Ram Navami etc., the sundry ethnic population of the town also celebrates several local festivals. The Tibetan ethnic groups like the Lepchas, Bhutias, Gurungs and Tamangs celebrate New Year, also called Losar, in January/February. Other festivals like Maghe Sankranti, Chotrul Duchen, Buddha Jayanti, and Tendong Lho Rumfaat, to name a few, provide the "regional distinctness" of Darjeeling's local culture from the rest of India. Darjeeling Carnival, originated by a civil society movement known as "The Darjeeling Initiative", is a ten-day carnival held every year during winter that displaying the rich musical and cultural heritage of Darjeeling Hills as its central theme.