|iscover tranquility in Kurseong, which in Lepcha means 'the Land of White Orchids', referring to the small white orchid prolific here. Often you can look down on the cloud below. It seems like the sea, stretching for miles, filling the valleys and the peaks. Ranges rise out of it like islands and peninsulas.
On the outskirts of main town Kurseong is Cochrane Place, a recreated and restored stately British Colonial home of its previous resident, Percy John Cochrane, MBE. We are nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas with awe-inspiring views of the majestic Kanchenjunga, and surrounded by the wafting aromas of the finest Darjeeling tea.