Need a break from the heat and dust of the plains! Then enjoy the pristine air of the hill resort of Darjeeling. Darjeeling, situated in the eastern state of West Bengal, offers the cool found in the height of the Himalayas where nature is at its best. The spectacular sunrises and sunsets are unforgettable. This hill resort has attracted botanists, ornithologists (those doing a scientific study of birds), trekkers, photographers and holiday-makers alike. Darjeeling is famous for the magnificent mountains of Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Makalu.