Explore the green-charmed beauty of Darjeeling

by Anika Dixit Blogger
With snow-capped mountain peaks and lush green tea plantations, Darjeeling is one of the most popular hill stations in India. Situated in the Eastern Himalayas with an elevation of 2,042 meters above sea level, Darjeeling is known for its enrapturing panoramic views. The hills are covered in a blanket of tea bushes, swaying merrily in the wind. Tourists can also see majestic views of the Kanchenjunga range. Leading hotels and resorts in Darjeeling readily offer up the most picturesque views of this Himalayan town.

The tea gardens in Darjeeling add to the picturesque scenery of this town. Commercial tea production was introduced in the region by the British during the early 1800s. There are several tea estates here that are more than 100 years old. Darjeeling Tea is considered to be one of the finest blends of tea in the world. Some of the best Darjeeling resorts are built around a tea estate. They offer charming views of the tea-covered hills and snow-clad mountains.

Darjeeling has many beautiful sights. The Tiger Hill is known for breathtaking views of the sunrise. Enjoy a very pleasant toy train ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway route, which is also declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can also visit some old Tibetan Buddhist monasteries. There is also the Darjeeling Himalayan Zoo that is the largest high altitude zoo in India. All of this, along with picturesque views of mountains and tea gardens, make Darjeeling one of the best holiday destinations.

Tea estate resorts in Darjeeling offer a complete leisurely experience to its guests. The rooms are warm and cosy equipped with the best of modern facilities. There is 24 hours warm water supply and room heaters provided for the comfort of the guests. Most of the leading resorts offer multi-cuisine restaurants and delicious food. Guests can also pamper themselves at a wellness spa. Nestled amidst adjoining tea plantations, these resorts boast of the most captivating views. 

For tourists who are looking for some peace and quiet, staying at a tea estate resort is the ideal choice. Surrounded by lush green tea gardens, these resorts are a perfect getaway spot. Guests also have the chance to experience tea tourism. They can speak to the local tea workers and know more about the types of tea grown and its distinguishing features. They can walk freely among the tea gardens, and also be present for the tea plucking activity. These resorts in Darjeeling also offer a complimentary tea tasting session, where a collection of unique blends of teas are presented. A few resorts also conduct factory tours where they can witness the commercial processing of tea leaves.

When staying at a tea garden resort, guests are free to take a lazy stroll through the tea plantations and enjoy the mesmerizing views of nature. Guests can spot different species of birds surrounding the tea plantations, making it a paradise for nature lovers. Every morning, view the snow-clad peaks right from the comfort of your warm beds. Such resorts offer the most blissful stay in Darjeeling.

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