This is yet another heritage property with an old-school English charm. This is also the oldest known tea estate in India. Situated merely 20 km from Darjeeling town, the tea estate spans across a whooping 1600 acres and stretches over a vast landscape of sprawling tea gardens, forests, natural waterfalls and a river flowing through the estate towards the bottom of the hills. As a guest of the resort, you can access all of these.
They have activities like the tea tasting tour, tea factory tour, tea plucking tour, trekking and exploring the town of Darjeeling.
Ideal for: Families, kids and couples
Price per night: Rs 5,500 onward
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Darjeeling is as much a place to feel as much as it is to see. Darjeeling is a foodie's paradise. A breakfast of hot chocolate, sausages, sandwiches and meatloaves is a must at the iconic Keventer's roof top café. A few iconic films have been shot here, most notably, Satyajit Ray's "Kanchenjunga" and more recently, "Barfi!" Beautiful handicrafts of Tibetan and Nepali origins can be found in the markets of Darjeeling and at the Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre.
So what are you waiting for? Plan a trip to the queen of hills already. You can get all the information about Darjeeling in this complete guide. Here is a quick 3D - 2N itinerary of Darjeeling to get you started. Are you short on time? Here is a quick list of things to do in Darjeeling for 24 hours.
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