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Darjeeling Tea Garden Off Beat Tour

Places Covered : Darjeeling-Takdah Cantonment-Tinchuley-Sittong,4N/5D.

12,700  4N/5D

About The Tour

Breakaway from the monotonous routine of your everyday busy life and journey with us to the offbeats of Darjeeling and its beautiful tea gardens. Catch a glimpse of the world famous tea making process of different flushes and pick up Darjeeling Tea of different varities from tea gardens (Happy Valley and Chitrey) itself.

Watch the sunrise gleaming over the Kanchenjunga ranges, go for jungle and monastery hikes at Sittong, Tinchulay and Lamahatta.

Tour Package Details

Transportation as per the itinerary.

Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary.

All taxes.

Meals as mentioed in the itinerary.

Driver allowances - food & accommodation.

Parking fees as per the itinerary.

5% GST included

Pricing Options

  • ₹ 16,250 Per Person (Group of 4)
  • ₹ 12,700 Per Person (Group of 6)
  • ₹ 26,300 Per Person (Group of 2)
*Inclusive of GST

Tour Itinerary

Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station to Darjeeling
Day - 1

Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station to Darjeeling

Begin your journey with a warm welcome from our representative at the Bagdogra airport/NJ P Railway Station, who will arrange your transfer to Darjeeling by private vehicle. Get your first view of the mesmerizing Himalayan landscapes and lush valleys on your drive to Darjeeling, accompanied by the sight of enchanting tea gardens.

Once in Darjeeling, check in at a local homestay or hotel. A briefing for the next day's tour will follow. Your afternoon in Darjeeling is yours to explore.

  • After freshening up at your accommodation, make your way to Chowrasta Mall. Here, sit back on one of the peripheral benches to relax and soak up the vibrant ambience or take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque Mall Road.
  • If you arrived in the morning or early afternoon, you would have ample time to venture up the Observatory Hill, located behind the Mall.
  • Visit the renowned Mahakal Temple situated at the hill's summit and bask in the views and sunset.
  • Other nearby attractions include the Nightingale Park and Glenary's, a heritage restaurant and bakery. In the evening, explore the variety of shops around Chowrasta Mall. Then, amble along Nehru Road, which descends from the mall and is flanked by a range of shops.
  • Your day concludes with dinner at your homestay or hotel.

Meal Plan: Complimentary Breakfast & Dinner

Overnight at Darjeeling: Alaya Heritage Resort /Sarangi Homestay

Approx Distance: 70 Km • Est. Travel Time: 2:40 hours

Darjeeling - Excursion To Tea Gardens In Darjeeling Town to Sittong
Day - 2

Darjeeling - Excursion To Tea Gardens In Darjeeling Town to Sittong

  • Among the various tea plantation present in and around Darjeeling, one of the famous being Chitrey Tea Garden.
  • Chitery Tea Garden specialises in variety of Tea bushes.
  • One can see the entire range of Mt. Kanchanjunga while sitting among the tea bushes and sipping the famous Darjeeling Tea.
  • One can also experience the tea plucking and can take a picture or two by wearing traditional attire and carrying Doko (Nepali: डोको pronounced [ɖoko]) is a kind of basket made from bamboo. They are hand-woven in a conical or "V" shape which are especially used by tea workers to carry tea leaves).
  • Darjeeling teas of every flushes are available in retail packs at the different Tea Stalls present in Chitrey Tea Garden for sale.
  • Another famous and 2nd oldest tea garden of Darjeeling being The Happy Valley Tea Estate. The Happy Valley Tea Estate caresses the misty hills of Darjeeling, overlooking the fertile Himalayan foothills. Established in 1854, it is Darjeeling’s second oldest tea estate, its history is closely entwined with the origins and cultivation of Darjeeling tea.
  • Situated around 3 km north of town, below Hill Cart Road, accessible via Lochnager Road from Chowk Bazaar, this tea estate is the closest tea estate to Darjeeling town, and tourists often visit the garden.
  • Happy Valley invites you to immerse yourself in the culture, history and tradition of the region by witnessing the process by which fresh tea leaves are withered, rolled, fermented, dried, sorted and graded to produce a variety of teas; the traditional black tea, green tea and the exquisite speciality teas.
  • A guided tour of the Happy Valley tea factory offers visitors a glimpse of the fascinating process of manufacturing tea. The tea tasting session, curated for first-timers, is conducted at the end of the tour, where one can discover the legendary flavour of Happy Valley organic Darjeeling teas. 
  • Post sightseeing of tea gardens leave for Sittong. Darjeeling to Sittong is approx. 2 : 30 hrs journey. Arrive Sittong by evening time and evening you can do bonfire, barbeque and have some local drinks  offered by these Sittong homestays, which will sooth your tiring day.

Meal Plan: Complimentary Darjeeling Tea, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Overnight at Sittong: Gurung Homestay

Approx Distance: 50 Km • Est. Travel Time: 5 hours

Darjeeling - Offbeat Sittong Trip, Darjeeling to Tinchuley/Lamahatta
Day - 3

Darjeeling - Offbeat Sittong Trip, Darjeeling to Tinchuley/Lamahatta

  • On the next day, you are bound to find yourself indulging in the local culture, with the most finger-licking regional breakfast offered by these Sittong homestays.
  • And then off you go for an exhaustive Sittong sightseeing that ranges from the Ahaldara Viewpoint, where the lordly mountain view awaits, to the House of Rabindranath Tagore and Sittong monastery (Upper Ghaylear Longho Lepcha Buddhist monastery) that offers a quick glance of our richly diverse culture.
  • Do not forget to grab some fresh oranges from the beautiful orange orchards, some orchids to tuck behind your ears in the orchid fields, and allow yourself a bite of the medicinal herb at the cinchona plantations before you get back for a good night’s sleep at the best upper Sittong homestays.
  • Next, visit Namthing Lake. Also known as Pokhri Lake, it is truly a paradise surrounded by the lush green vegetation of the alpine forest. You can spend some quality time here while enjoying the great scenery of the surroundings and a calmful ambiance.

Meal Plan: Complimentary Darjeeling Tea, Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Tinchuley: Sinkawli Homestay

Approx Distance: 70 Km • Est. Travel Time: 5 hours

Darjeeling - An offbeat Tinchuley/Lamahatta Trip
Day - 4

Darjeeling - An offbeat Tinchuley/Lamahatta Trip

  • Tinchuley – an quaint Himalayan Village is situated at an elevation of around 6000 ft. and 32 km away from Darjeeling Hills has now emerged as a tourist Hot-spot. The word “ Tinchuley”, stands for “ Three Chullahs or Ovens”.
  • It has got its name because of the three hill tops surrounded the place which look like Chullahs or Ovens.
  • By the help of WWF or World Wide Federation, once a sleepy hamlet has become a Model Village.
  • Boasting with their hospitality, the villagers are welcoming tourist to enjoy the abundant natural beauty and offering the feeling of being their home.
  • The calm and peaceful surroundings, towering peaks of the Himalayas, walking along village trails amidst the pine and oak trees, enjoy the local culture make couple of days worth spending in Tinchuley.

What to do in Tinchuley :

  • Tinchuley is basically a heaven for nature lovers. It is not a place for the point to point sightseeing, but it’s a place, which offer virgin nature, chirping sounds of many known and unknown birds, forests of pine and oaks, Tea Gardens and spell-bound natural beauty.
  • It’s a place to learn simple life from local people and earn the hospitality. Still, there are some more things apart from the above, which can be enjoyed.
  • Gumbadara – a large rock with historical significances is a couple of kms away and can be reached by 20 mts walking through Pine-Oak forests. Gumbadara offers magnificent view of Sikkim – Darjeeling hills, view of meandering Rivers – Rangeet and mighty Teesta and above all the towering presence of Kanchenjunga. Gumbadara is also a natural cave with a narrow entrance and the rock is a great learning ground for rock-climbers.
  • Tinchuley View Point – offers a spell-bound sunrise view over Kanchenjunga and other adjoining Himalayan peaks.
  • Tinchuley Monastery is also worth visit. Lovers’ View Point – near Peshok Tea Garden offers marvelous view of the confluence of rivers Teesta and Rangeet Tinchuley is surrounded by abundant tea gardens.

Other sightseeings:

  • Among them Runglee Rungliot, Peshok Tea Garden are worth visiting. From Tinchuley, some other beautiful places like, Takdah, Chota Mongwa, Lamahatta can be visited.
  • Rangli Rangliot Tea Garden village is located in Rangli Rangliot subdivision of Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India. It is situated 9.2km away from sub-district headquarter Takdah.
  • Takdah Cantonment is one of the upcoming tourist centres of the Darjeeling hills. It is called Takdah, which literary means always covered, in one of the local folk-lore, as you would know when you visit the fog: Takdah is beautiful place in Darjeeling where you can hangout with family and friends. Takdah is a romantic place in Darjeeling.

Meal Plan: Complimentary Darjeeling Tea, Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Tinchuley: Sinkawli Homestay

Approx Distance: 70 Km • Est. Travel Time: 5 hours

Tinchuley/Lamahatta to Bagdogra/NJP, Siliguri transfer
Day - 5

Tinchuley/Lamahatta to Bagdogra/NJP, Siliguri transfer

Our vehicle will drop you to airport/railway station as per your scheduled departure. 

Meal Plan: Complimentary Breakfast.

Approx Distance: 65 Km • Est. Travel Time: 2:30 hours

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