Bengal Natural History Museum
Sacred to both Buddhists and Hindus, this hill was the site of the original Dorje Ling monastery that gave the town its name. Today,...
Darjeeling Gymkhana Club
The Darjeeling Gymkhana Club offers tennis, squash, badminton, roller skating and table tennis; call to check the schedules.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Treks & Tours
Organises off-the-beaten track walks around Darjeeling, as well as rafting, rock climbing, cycling and trekking in Sikkim (including...
The true-blue afternoon-tea experience at Windamere Hotel is a joy for aficionados of all things colonial, with shortcake, scones,...
Mamta Pizza Place
An unlikely address (or name) for a pizzeria, this cramped but sociable one-table place tosses up excellent European-accented pizza,...
Bishop Eric Benjamin Rd · interesting places nearby
Bengal Natural History Museum information
Established in 1903, this minor sight houses a moth-eaten collection of Himalayan and Bengali species, hidden away in a compound just off Bishop Eric Benjamin Rd. The giant leeches and horrific baby animals pickled in jars are guaranteed to provoke a shudder.