Darjeeling, the “Queen of the hills” is the land of thunderbolt and was the Jewel of the British Crown. This colonial hill town was the summer capital of Bengal Province. Loreto Convent and St. Paul’s School marked Darjeeling as hub for schooling. Tea and the Toy Train makes up body of Darjeeling; Literature, Poetry and Folklore makes up the soul of Darjeeling.
The Mighty Mt. Kanchenjunga stands tall to guard our lands. Teesta and Rangeet flow through these mountains. Together they give us these fertile lands and resourceful forests to fulfil our needs. Lepcha - the indigenous people believed in pantheism and celebrated these wanders of nature for generations and still continue to do so.
Kalimpong, is a small town on a ridge connecting two hills, Deolo Hill and Durpin Hill . During the day, Kalimpong is trade hub and has bustling markets with buzzing people but in the evening it turns back to being a silent Buddhist town. The scenic beauty; rich flora and fauna had driven famous personalities like Rabindra Nath Tagore, George Morgan among many others to make this beautiful hill town their abode.