Glenburn Tea Estate
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Our rating: Luxury | Property style: Traditional Accommodation
A fantastic boutique lodging situated just outside Darjeeling, this lovely little plantation retreat lies above the banks of the River Rungeet, deep in the Himalaya and is overlooked by the mighty Kanchenjunga. Home to generations of tea planters, it remains today a working tea estate today. There are 8 rooms in total, 4 in each bungalow and all are beautifully decorated with individual themes and a light and airy touch. It is a relaxed informal lodge, with a wonderful atmosphere, great food and very good service.
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