Darjeeling Tea Estate Tour
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Product Code : AGORA420
Experience the charm of Darjeeling on a private tour focused on its famous tea estates. Marvel at the breathtaking sunrise from Tiger Hill and explore the renowned Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. Immerse yourself in the beauty of tea gardens, enjoy a ride on the Toy Train, and learn about the tea-making process in the region. An enchanting journey through tea plantations and iconic attractions awaits you on this Darjeeling Tea Estate Tour.
Day 1: Bagdogra – Darjeeling (75kms/2hrs Approx)
Upon your arrival at Bagdogra airport, you will be greeted by our driver who will transfer you to Darjeeling, a picturesque hill station known for its stunning views of the Himalayas and tea gardens. Check in at the hotel and take some time to relax and acclimate to the pleasant weather. In the evening, you can explore the local markets and indulge in some shopping for traditional handicrafts and tea. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Darjeeling
Start your day early to witness the mesmerizing sunrise from Tiger Hill, one of the most popular attractions in Darjeeling. Watch as the first rays of sunlight illuminate the snowy peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain. After enjoying this breathtaking view, visit the nearby Ghoom Monastery, a serene Buddhist monastery known for its ancient statues and peaceful ambiance.
Return to the hotel for a hearty breakfast and then continue your sightseeing tour of Darjeeling. Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, which was established to honor the spirit of mountaineering and educate aspiring climbers. Explore the museum, which showcases mountaineering artifacts and provides insights into the history of successful expeditions in the region.
Next, visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, home to various Himalayan wildlife species, including the rare snow leopard, red panda, Himalayan black bear, and Tibetan wolf. Marvel at these magnificent creatures and learn about the conservation efforts being undertaken to protect them.
Afterward, take a delightful ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the "Toy Train." This UNESCO World Heritage-listed narrow-gauge railway takes you on a scenic journey through the picturesque landscapes, lush green valleys, and iconic tea gardens of Darjeeling. Enjoy the nostalgic charm of the steam locomotive as it chugs along the tracks, offering breathtaking views along the way.
In the afternoon, visit the Tenzing Rock, a giant natural rock formation named after Tenzing Norgay, one of the first climbers to summit Mount Everest. This rock is a popular spot for rock climbing enthusiasts. Continue to the Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center, a community-driven initiative that supports Tibetan refugees. Explore the center's handicraft workshops, where you can witness traditional Tibetan carpet weaving and other crafts.
After a fulfilling day of sightseeing, return to the hotel and spend the evening at your leisure, exploring the local cuisine or simply relaxing and enjoying the peaceful ambiance of Darjeeling. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Darjeeling - Bagdogra (75kms/2hrs Approx)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and bid farewell to the enchanting town of Darjeeling. Before heading to Bagdogra airport, you can visit the beautiful Rock Garden and Ganga Maya Park, situated along the scenic Darjeeling-Rangit Valley. These well-maintained gardens offer lovely views of waterfalls, terraced gardens, and colorful flowers. Enjoy a leisurely stroll amidst nature's beauty and capture memorable photographs.
From there, proceed to Bagdogra airport for your onward journey, taking with you fond memories of the captivating landscapes, aromatic tea estates, and warm hospitality of Darjeeling.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodations
Darjeeling x 2 nights
3* - Central Heritage Resort & Spa/ Omega Residency
4* - Elgin Hotel/ The Royal Plaza
5* - Mayfair/ Windamere Hotel
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.