At the Glenburn Tea Estate, near Darjeeling, India, two colonial-era bungalows have been restored to offer eight guest suites and communal living and dining areas. Photo: Kalpana Sunder
At the Glenburn Tea Estate, near Darjeeling, India, two colonial-era bungalows have been restored to offer eight guest suites and communal living and dining areas. Photo: Kalpana Sunder
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‘Experiential travel’: with Indian tea tourism, where estates become boutique hotels and homestays, take your love of the drink to the next level

  • More Indian tea estates are offering immersive experiences in which guests can roam around a working estate, visit factories and enjoy tasting sessions
  • India is the second largest producer of tea in the world, after China, and provincial governments are recognising the value of their tea heritage

At the Glenburn Tea Estate, near Darjeeling, India, two colonial-era bungalows have been restored to offer eight guest suites and communal living and dining areas. Photo: Kalpana Sunder
At the Glenburn Tea Estate, near Darjeeling, India, two colonial-era bungalows have been restored to offer eight guest suites and communal living and dining areas. Photo: Kalpana Sunder
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