Chamong Chiabari Mountain Retreat & Spa…. A Himalayan sojourn with a life changing experience
Darjeeling Tea Garden Resort
In our exquisite Darjeeling tea garden resort, guests can unwind in the crisp mountain air and enjoy the hushed serene Himalayas or indulge in a plethora of activities such as bird watching, hiking cycling and jeep safari. Being a mountain retreat, every visitor gets to explore pristine forests, bubbling springs and witness picture perfect mountain views in the area. Its romantic ambiance definitely makes this place a perfect honeymoon destination. Guests get to relish elaborate breakfast spreads, cozy lunches and elegant dinners with local dishes cooked in its unique style. What makes this retreat a unique destination for visitors is its world famous Darjeeling tea experience. Every visitor gets to visit the adjacent 120 year old Chamong Chiabari tea estate and personally experience the journey of tea through tea plucking, manufacture and a delightful tea testing session. The Chamong Tea plantation spreads up to a height of 6,400ft and is fully organic. The Unique Chamong’s tea tourism is one of its kinds in the world. This tea estate resort in Darjeeling, West Bengal, prides itself on its eco-friendly practices, and has proved its identity as an eco-friendly resort. Organic farm fresh fruits and vegetables along with home-bred poultry and meat take you closer to Mother Nature. A ravishing spa, to savor the treatments that utilize fresh water from the springs—believed to have healing powers, is a divine experience.
Encompassing a total of 346 hectares, Chamong is a bird lover’s paradise! The name itself has been derived from “Chamu”, the local name of the bird whistling thrush. There are about 200 species of birds in Chamong and every visitor can have their share of bird watching and photography. It is the beautiful Rong Bong valley that Chamong is a part of, with the Rong Bong River meandering through.
The retreat’s main building is an elegant combination of rich heritage and modern architecture complementing the natural beauty of the surroundings. A heritage tea bungalow, Darjeeling can always take pride in and that dates back to 1873, has been renovated towards building this exquisite property. With ten cheerfully designed rooms, guests can enjoy every comfort and amenity they can dream of, in this Himalayan abode. What adds to a vacation in this lovely place is its proximity to some of the best spots in this part of the mighty Himalayas. To name a few are Mirik, Singalila national park, Ghum, Dhotrey, Maney Bhanjyang and of course the very beautiful Darjeeling.
A 3.5 km walk around the Mirik Lake is a blissful never-to-forget experience on its own. Ghum has the distinction of being the highest railway station in India at a height of 7,407 ft. There are numerous Trekking options as well. Maney Bhanjyang situated in the Indo-Nepal border and can be called the starting point for trekking enthusiasts keen to explore the various Himalayan peaks. From Sandakhu located at 12000n ft, visitors can get the glimpse of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga and Ma Kalu.
Chamong Mountain Retreat and Spa feature among the best places to stay in Darjeeling area. Tea tourism in Darjeeling has earned a unique distinction with the launch of Chamong Mountain Retreat and spa. A stay amidst the tea estate in Darjeeling is definitely an experience of a lifetime.