tea plantations in Darjeeling, India

Why visit Darjeeling?

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tea history of India, in picturesque Darjeeling – a spectacular plantation established in 1860.

Darjeeling is a heavenly little plantation retreat, which lies on a hillock above the banks of River Rungeet, overlooking the mighty Kanchenjunga. The plantation was established in 1860 and remains today as a working tea estate.

There is plenty to do by way of private tours of the tea estate, hiking along the river Rungeet, and taking day trips to Darjeeling or Kalimpong.

Why Visit?

  • Immerse yourself in India’s historical tea culture by embarking on the Tea Experience at Darjeeling.
  • Head out on a full-day adventure with a private guide to explore the many attractions of Darjeeling.
  • Spend a day discovering the sights of nearby Kalimpong, a bustling bazaar town centred around a vibrant market place.
  • Spend some time outdoors, either on a fun-filled fishing excursion or hiking amongst the flourishing countryside.

Climate

Summer (May – September)
Min 25°C/77°F Max 45°C/113°F

Winter (October – April)
Min 5°C/41°F Max 25°C/77°F