Darjeeling, world famous for its teas, is nestied in a setting of Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest, Tibetan Monasteries, Himalayan Tribal Life, Pine Trees etc. Which make her qualify as the queen of the hill stations.
Just 51 kms east of Darjeeling is situated the picturesque town of Kalimpong, the former headquarters of the Bhutanese Governor. Situited at an altitude of 1250 metres between the Deolo and Durbindra Hills, Kalimpong is an ideal place for a quiet holiday .
A three hour uphill from Guwahati takes you to Shilong the capital of the state which lies at a height of 1,496 mtrs. Above sea levels Enroute you will pass first the halfway mandatory stop at nongpoh where you can savor a cup of tea while watching the flow of traffic.