Darjeeling (2134 metres above sea level) is populary known as “Queen of the Hills” and it produces the famous Darjeeling Tea, one of the Worlds finest tea along with its magnificient temi tea gardens. It is the legendry British Hill Station perched in the foothills of the Himalayas. Darjeeling was acquired by the British from the Raja of Sikkim as a gift around a hundred and fifty years ago, and developed it as a rest and recreational centre for their troops.