Key information: Around Darjeeling
- Darjeeling is a fascinating, historic place in a lovely setting. While you wouldn't come here specially to walk, you can have some good hikes while here.
- Walk along the ridgetop, to the zoo and Mountaineering Institute followed by a return journey either to the north-east of the ridgetop or onto the tracks down the western slope, traversing very pleasantly through tea planations and some messy but fascinating tumbles of houses, to the downbeat but still pleasing Lloyd Botanical Garden.
- Walkopedia likes the sculpted curves of tea plantations, and a longer walk further afield would be a treat.
- There is good walking around the hill-towns Mirik and Kurseong, both some way south of Darjeeling.
- Walkopedia rating86
- Natural interest14
- Human interest14
- Negative points3
- Total rating86
- Note: Negs: Unlovely aspects, including crowds
- Length: Variable
- Maximum Altitude: 2,950m
- Level of Difficulty: Variable
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