Elevation4844 feet above sea level
Distance from Siliguri Town31.75 miles
Opened23 Aug 1880
Kurseong (Lepcha)It has been suggested that this name is a corruption of Kurson-rip, the small white orchid, which grows plentifully round Kurseongand that it means "the place of white orchids".
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