Places that be visited in Kurseong en route while travelling to Darjeeling


The Makaibari Tea Estate is one of the most famous and well known tea gardens in Darjeeling. The factory was established in 1859 making it one of the oldest tea gardens in Darjeeling. Makaibari produces one of the finest teas in the world and one of the most expensive tea producers of India. Makaibari, has booked orders at a record price of USD 1,850 (aprox 1.12Lakh) per kg. Makaibari Location - Makaibari is located in Kurseong, around 34kms away from Bagdogra on the way to Darjeeling.

Experience-Some tea garden workers of Makaibari have extended their homes to offer a home stay for the tourists and visitors. The rooms are clean and affordable and include a good local homemade breakfast. One can join the family in the kitchen and learn some local Nepali dishes, momos and go for tea garden tour and sightseeing during the day. You can experience a deeper understanding of the local culture and the everyday life of the tea garden workers.

Margaret's Deck

Intro - Margaret's Deck is an initiative of Goodricke Tea Pot at the Margaret Hope tea garden in Kurseong.Tea lounge with a 270 degree view of the hills and the 150years old Margaret's Hope tea garden. Margaret's Deck Location - Located just few kilometers away from Kurseong, district of Darjeeling (approx 40kms from Bagdogra) on the famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway ( DHR) .

Experience - One can have a lifetime experience here, with its handpicked range of teas and a host of menu. The tea mock tail here is one of a kind .You can witness the UNESCO World Heritage Toy Train of Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR) go past the Margaret/s deck while you enjoy your special Darjeeling tea. This Tea junction is the best place to stretch one's leg after hours of journey from Bagdogra airport this is the perfect place to rejuvenate oneself and head towards the further journey.

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