The term ‘tea tourism’ was perhaps coined to target the tea-loving globetrotters who love to enjoy their freshly brewed tea amidst the lush green tea gardens. There are many exotic locations in India and each and every place is beautiful in its own way. The tea gardens of north-east are one of the most stunning places, and most of the extraordinary tourist spots are hidden from the eyes of the tourism industry. Lack of promotion and information about the place helps keep the places exclusive, thus making them more alluring.

Darjeeling is one of the most popular tourist destinations of the north-east, and there is a number of tea estates located in and around the place. Few of them are quite popular, but most of them are less explored by the tourists and hence, can be the best places to visit this winter.

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Tinchuley is one of the most exotic destinations located near Darjeeling. The name ‘Tinchuley’ means three chulhas or ovens. The residents of the village initiated to convert it into an eco-urban village and it has received backup from the organizations like World Wildlife Federation to develop various environment-related projects. There are a number of viewpoints in Tinchuley like Gumbadara and Tinchule. While Gumbadara gives spectacular views of Teesta River, Tichule gives some mesmerizing views of Mt. Kanchenjungha. One can easily visit many tea estates from Tinchuley and enjoy the aroma of fresh brews there.


Srikhola is one of the picturesque villages of north-east near Darjeeling. You can visit there to enjoy trekking to Phalout and Sadakphu, the most unexplored routes that might give you some jaw-dropping moments with their mesmerizing views. There are a number of places where you can choose to stay, overlooking Mt. Kanchenjunga. Visit around to find some exotic tea estates in and around the place to enjoy your favorite golden beverage piping hot and fresh.

Sukhiya Pokhari

Sukhiya Pokhari is one of the beautiful villages of Darjeeling and located there is Chamong Tea Estate that can make one of the perfect destinations for the honeymooners and families seeking for some quite space in the lap of nature. Yes, Chamong Chiabari, one of the premium tea bungalows overlooking Chamong tea estate gives you an unforgettable experience to cherish for a lifetime. Chamong Chiabari is famous for its spacious colonial bungalows and all the modern amenities are provided to the tourists staying here. Tea tourism is never complete without enjoying local food. Tourists can enjoy the authentic taste of the local delicacies while their stay in this tourist bungalow. One can enjoy the world-famous tea tasting sessions here, which is an unforgettable experience for the tea lovers. Trekking around can give you some breathtaking views, while activities like bird watching and cycling here can make the trip truly incredible.

So here are the three most stunning places that are located in the heart of Himalayas, away from the eyes of the tourists. Plan a quick trip to the seven sisters and discover some more heavenly places, and for now, keep these places on your bucket list to enjoy your winter holidays.

Now if it is about covering all the places while making a single halt, Chamong should be the ultimate choice. All these places are easily reachable from Chamong Chiabari, one of the best mountain retreat and spa. Chamong, located just 1 hour away from Darjeeling, is one of the most beautiful and luxurious mountain retreat and spa in North India. Sandakphu, tea trailing, seasonal tea testing and every other thing that you can think of, is available from Chamong as they provide you an itinerary based on your preference. A kid in your group or a senior citizen in your family - all will be taken care of. Stay at Chamong and experience something beyond imagination.

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