Teatime in Darjeeling: A photo feature

Lush tea estates in Darjeeling

Tea is synonymous the world over with Darjeeling. It is also the definitive Indian hill station and is arguably West Bengal’s premier attraction. For a quick getaway there is no better place than the beautiful tea hills and the bustle of the city below watched over by the majestic Himalayan mountains.

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Tea garden estates are full of old world charm
Tea garden estates are full of old world charm
Image courtesy: ©Sudha G Tilak
Tea gardens take you through the tea making process
Tea gardens take you through the tea making process
Image courtesy: ©Sudha G Tilak
Teaware bought in the markets of Darjeeling make for take home gifts
Teaware bought in the markets of Darjeeling make for take home gifts
Image courtesy: ©Sudha G Tilak
Glenary's is a legendary stop for tea and baked goodies
Glenary's is a legendary stop for tea and baked goodies
Image courtesy: ©Sudha G Tilak
The Unesco Heritage listed toy train makes for a joy ride with the kids
The Unesco Heritage listed toy train makes for a joy ride with the kids
Image courtesy: ©Sudha G Tilak