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About The Trip

12

DAYS

Itinerary Summary

Darjeeling and The Tea The story of the Tea in Colonial India and that of Darjeeling started some 150 years ago when Dr.Campbell, a civil surgeon, planted tea seeds in his garden at Beechwood, Darjeeling,7000 ft above sea level as an experiment. He was reasonably successful in raising the plant because the government, in 1847, elected to put out tea nurseries in this area.

 

  • Day 1 Delhi - Bagdogra - Makaibari

     Tea Estate in the Kursheong Hills Check in to Tea Garden Bungalow

     Overnight at Bungalow

    Makaibari is one of the best bio-dynamic tea estate in the world and the
    garden has undertaken exemplary conservation initiative to save the flora
    and fauna of it`s surrounding woodlands and forests. The owner Rajah
    Bonnerjee is respected worldwide for his vast knowledge and experience in
    Tea. His name was recently recommended for the Green Oscar award.<br>

  • Day 2 Makaibari Tea Estate

    Half day Tea Garden & Forest Trails. Understanding Bio-Dynamic Tea.

    Tea processing and grading in Tea Factory.

    Overnight at Bungalow..

  • Day 3 Glenburn Tea Estate

    Check in to Tea Garden Bungalow.River side activities and Tea Garden Tour.

    Overnight at Bungalow.

    Tea and luxury of the Raj era-cannot be better blended than Glenburn. The great hospitality of the pampering heritage tea bungalow over viewing the lofty mountains, terraced fields, snow peaks and clouds lacing around the blue sky is an experience! Glenburn produces finest Orthodox Darjeeling leaf tea.

  • Day 4 Darjeeling Tour

    Full day sightseeing of Darjeeling.

    Overnight at Tea Garden Bungalow.

  • Day 5 Buxa Tiger Reserve

    Transfer to tiger reserve.Overnight at Phanskowa Tea Garden Bungalow. The only heritage tea bungalow in the Western Dooars. Phaskowa Tea Estate stretches 650 acres from Buxa Tiger Reserve to River Rydak. The unique experience of the wildlife sanctuaries, Sub-Himalayan treks, acres of tea plantations and your stay at the old colonial Raj era Bungalow will be the memories to cherish lifetime.

  • Day 6  Phanskowa Tea Estate

    Tea & Forest Tour.


    Overnight at Tea Garden Bungalow.
     

  • Day 7 Gurumara National Park

     Jungle Safari, visit watchtower. Tribal dance in the evening. Overnight at Gurumara Jungle Camp.

  • Day 8 Delhi

     Departure Transfer to Bagdogra Airport for flight to Delhi.

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