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Happy Valley Tea Estate

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The Happy Valley Tea Estate caresses the misty hills of Darjeeling, overlooking the fertile Himalayan foothills. Established in 1854, its history is closely entwined with the origins and cultivation of Darjeeling tea. This garden, located in the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Lebong Cart Road, Darjeeling 734101, India
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All reviews guided tour white tuna entire process informative visit different varieties approach road quality steak nice walk great place to visit entry fee darjeeling town nice experience nice place factory processing production export
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very pleasant experience. You get to know the tea plants, type of tea leaves, tea-plucking, types of tea, production of packaged tea, and tasting of different types of tea, all in the same place, by a company appointed guide, against a small...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank santanufromkolkata
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to know about the nitty-gritty of tea processing. Got an experience of tea tasting too. But the approach road to this tea garden is very bad.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mothernaturezson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to see in front of my eyes... How the ready Darjeeling teas for the world..... Finally it was my first experience nice and good amazing....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alpanaroyr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit. Friendly, helpful and interesting guide explained about the history of tea in Darjeeling, the process of how its made and the differences between the various types and harvests. There is a great opportunity to sample of range of black, green...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 73jasmine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another beautiful and informative visit regarding the tea production process. Prices of tea at factory shop a bit exhorbitant . Roads to tea farm very bumpy .More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bindapersad
Senior_Executive, Manager at Happy Valley Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy hello Binda! Your lovely review has made us very happy, thank you for taking the time to visit us. We’re so glad you liked our tour, we love to tell interested people the magical story of Darjeeling Tea. Sir we sell Garden Fresh 100%...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The guided tour of the estate was really interesting. Got to learn lots about how tea is grown and made. There’s also a quick tasting at the end where you learn how to taste tea properly and get to try about six different varieties. Plus,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Senior_Executive, Manager at Happy Valley Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy hello Tom !! Your lovely review has made us very happy, thank you for taking the time to visit us. We’re so glad you liked our tour, we love to tell interested people the magical story of Darjeeling Tea. We hope you had a...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The Happy Valley Tea Estate/ factory Darjeeling provides free shuttle to their estate from 9:00 Am till 4:00 PM. We, a family of 3 boarded the shuttle Sharp at 4 P.m. on 1st Nov, 18 and reached there by around 4-20 PM or so. To...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RohitSethi1411
Senior_Executive, Manager at Happy Valley Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Happy Hello Rohit ! We sincerely regret the experience you had with our tea tour. Your feedback is important to us and we have already taken correction measures so that this experience is not repeated for anyone else in future. In this regard, we had...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Whilst the tea estate looked beautiful the experience that I took back about the tour of the factory was underwhelming. The factory was not very well maintained. They could’ve been much better posters and information posted and the tour was a quick 20 minutes through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Senior_Executive, Manager at Happy Valley Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Happy Hello Zaahid !! We Thank you for your candid review. Our guides love opening the minds of visitors to the magical story of Darjeeling Tea. Great to know that you enjoyed the tasting and the tour. We have noted your suggestions for improving the...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

At a magical altitude of 6,800 feet, the Happy Valley Tea Estate is a fine land expanse of about 437 acres, growing some of the finest shrubs of this delightful drink in the world. It is the second oldest tea estate in the tea-rich town...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rajivglobaltraveller
Senior_Executive, Manager at Happy Valley Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Happy hello Rajiv !! Your lovely review has made us very happy, thank you for taking the time to visit us. We’re so glad you liked our tour, we love to tell interested people the magical story of Darjeeling Tea. We hope you had a...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018

This tea garden is very good to visit. Anybody can try tea drinking & buy.There tea's taste is also very good.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sucharitadaslbc1
Senior_Executive, Manager at Happy Valley Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Happy hello Suchitra !! Your lovely review has made us very happy, thank you for taking the time to visit us. We’re so glad you liked our tour, we love to tell interested people the magical story of Darjeeling Tea. We hope you had a...More

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DhirajL2
15 July 2018|
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Response from eatwithchi | Reviewed this property |
not more than an hour.
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Sumana_Kolkata
26 April 2017|
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Response from Senior_Executive | Property representative |
Thank you for making Happy Valley Tea Estate us part of your Darjeeling itinerary. Happy Valley Tea Estate is situated approx 3 km from the heart of Darjeeling city. We would recommend you to take a cab to reach the... More
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84france25
3 December 2016|
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Response from Senior_Executive | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for making us part of your Darjeeling itinerary. In December we will not have plucking or processing, but we do show visitors the machines in running condition, as a demonstration. Looking forward to... More
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