Itinerary for Tea Garden Tour with Kurseong
(Siliguri – Kurseong – Siliguri)
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Day 1: Pick up from New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Siliguri and transfer to Kurseong.
Upon your arrival at New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Siliguri, a Corners of Earth representative shall meet you and initiate your journey towards Kurseong. Kurseong, a hill station of the Indian state of West Bengal, located at an altitude of 4,783 feet is known for its schools, white orchids, tea gardens and beautiful green hill slopes. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway that runs between Siliguri and Darjeeling goes through Kurseong. After reaching Kurseong, we will drop you at your hotel. After hotel check-in at Kurseong, you can explore Kurseong on your own.
Day 2: Sightseeing of Kurseong.
After breakfast, we will head for a sightseeing tour of Kurseong. Based on your preferences, we will take you to different places of interest in and around Kurseong. The major attraction points of Kurseong include Ambootia Shiva Temple, Giddha Pahar Sita Ram Mandir, Giddah Pahar Durga Mata Mandir, Jagdish Mandir, St. Pauls Church near St. Joseph’s School, Buddhist Monastery at Monteviot, Kunsang Choiling Monastery, Juma Mosque at Hat Bazaar, Grotto and Catholic Church at St. Mary’s Hill, Eagle’s Craig, Deer Park (Dowhill Park), the Whistle Khola Waterfalls, the Kettle Valley, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum, NSC Bose Institute of Asiatic Studies, etc. After the day’s sightseeing tour, we will drop you back at your hotel. Overnight stay at Kurseong.
Day 3: Sightseeing to any of the nearby tea estates.
This day is reserved for your visit to any of the nearby tea gardens. There are many beautiful tea gardens in and around Kurseong like Ambootia Tea Estate, Makaibari Tea Estate, Castleton Tea Estate, Giddapahar Tea Estate, etc. Early in the morning, we will go to a tea garden where you will first see how tea leaves are plucked. Next, we will go to a tea factory where you will get to see how tea leaves are processed into final products. After the day’s trip, we will drop you back at your hotel in Darjeeling for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Kurseong to NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport.
After breakfast, we will start our journey for Siliguri and will drop you at your desired location. Over here, your memorable Kurseong tour including a visit to the tea gardens with Corners of Earth shall end.