The British Bungalows in Darjeeling
The 12 British bungalows here are among the last remnants of old world tranquility amid the overcrowded hills and its oversold tourist locales. At Takdah, a three-hour ride from Siliguri, the historical structures are a throwback to the colonial times, with a British flavor that's preserved to this day. "The forest village overlooking the snow-white Kanchenjunga is like vintage wine that gets better with time.
By Subhadeep Das