Hotels in Darjeeling

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      Though Darjeeling is an Indian town in West Bengal, English speakers the world over will recognize the name Darjeeling as being synonymous with a popular type of tea. It was in 1841 that the British first established experimental tea plantations in the town, and by the second half of the 19th century tea plantations were everywhere in the region. Your Darjeeling hotel that you find on is sure to know where to get the best tea in the area, even it is a budget or cheap hotel.As the tea industry grew, so did the number of British occupants, bringing with them an educational system that has had a lasting impact on Darjeeling’s reputation as an educational center. Tourists can visit tea plantations, but there are other forms of entertainment in town. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, known as the Toy Train, runs on an incredibly narrow track and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You may see a Bollywood production being filmed in town, and you can also enjoy the more natural spectacle of Mount Kanchenjangha.