Temi Tarku, Sikkim, India

Temi

Temi Tarku

Sikkim, India

Temi Tea Garden is a cradle of Nature in the green valleys.. Far away from Pelling, and closer to Namchi, Temi Tea Garden is not only the sole Tea Garden of Sikkim, but it is truly a visual treat for the Nature Lovers.

Temi Tea Estate is best known for its black teas. The tea estate started mass manufacturing of its teas in 1977 and over the years, the estate has grown to bring nearly 500 acres of the mountainside under tea plantation.

Apart from the certified clonal varieties of bushes that Temi Tea Estate has, there are also plants from the chinary seeds which helps the estate grow teas for flavoured varieties of tea. 

Temi Tarku Travel Tips

Temi Tarku is one of the most beautiful tea gardens in the country. one can always immerse themselves among the tea plants spread across the vally. 

Temi Tarku Facts

The tea produced at this tea estate is auctioned at the Kolkata Tea Auction Centre and has been able to garner one of the highest bids for its tea. Its export potential is gradually increasing and the Tea Board of the estate is making efforts to have direct link with international markets. In an effort to increase the production of tea in Sikkim, the Industry Department of Sikkim has given an open invitation to entrepreneurs to establish more tea gardens in Sikkim. The state Government, under the Tenth Five Year Development Plan, has identified tea under the long term strategy "raising and processing of plantation crops i.e. tea, oranges and cardamom" as one of the thrust areas for industrial development of Sikkim. 

How to Reach

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Flight By Air

The nearest Airport is in Bagdogra in West Bengal. From here one can either take a pre-paid Taxi (from within the Airport) or one can go to Siliguri to find a shared taxi. Major flight carriers have daily flights to this airport.

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Train By Train

The nearest Train station is in New Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. From here one can either take a pre-paid Taxi or one can go to Siliguri to find a shared taxi.

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Car By Road

Temi Tarku is about 60 - 65 km drive from Gangtok and you can book a taxi to get there.

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Temi Tea Garden

The Temi Tea Garden (27.2367°N 88.4222°E) in Temi, established in 1969 by the Government of Sikkim, is located in South Sikkim in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. It is the only tea garden in Sikkim ...

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