Best time to go
October to March is the best time to go and you’ll get the best mountain views from November to December. October, November and March are the busiest months, so make sure you book in advance.
How to get there
The closest metro city to the Glenburn Tea Estate is Kolkata and here are the different modes of transport that will get you to the picturesque property:
By road - Darjeeling is connected to Kolkata by the NH 12 and it takes about 16 hours to cover the distance of 615km.
By train - There is no direct train service between Kolkata and Darjeeling but daily trains ply between Kolkata and New Jalpaiguri, which is the closest railway station to the hill town. After the 11 hour long train journey, hire a cab from the railway station to reach Glenburn Tea Estate in another couple of hours (80km).
By air - The easiest and most convenient way to reach Darjeeling is to take a direct flight from Kolkata to Bagdogra (nearest airport) which will cost you around ₹3000. Get off at Bagdogra airport and hire a cab which will get you to the property in about 3 hours (84km).
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All pictures by Glenburn Tea Estate.
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