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Darjeeling: Heaven on Earth for Tea Lovers

Author: TourGenie Contributor
Date: 2020-11-26

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Darjeeling is a beautiful hill station in West Bengal in India and is regarded as the Queen of Hills. It is situated in the Himalayan foothills and was once a summer retreat for the British Raj elite. It has mesmerizing scenic beauty, and Mount Khangchendzonga, one of the world's highest peaks, forms part of its backdrop. It is known for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, which carries a World Heritage status, and is famous for its tea industry. 

Darjeeling tea is known worldwide and a favourite with tea connoisseurs, and here’s why:

Great taste and aroma

Darjeeling tea has a strong aroma and provides a great taste due to its robust, flowery, musky, and aromatic flavor that lingers long after drinking and leaves you refreshed. Its unique muscatel flavor is caused due to the combination of unique topology, weather, and plant types, and can be enjoyed any time of the day.

Health benefits

Darjeeling tea is rich in antioxidants, which help to neutralize harmful free radicals. These antioxidants lessen the risk of chronic diseases and prevent cellular damage and aging. It also contains caffeine that facilitates more energy for physical performance and helps burn off stored fat, boost metabolism, and efficiently decrease fat absorption. Not only that, it provides instant energy and also keeps your heart healthy.

Geographic factors

Darjeeling has the perfect climate suitable for fine tea growth. There are extensive tea plantations all over Darjeeling that provide distinctive Darjeeling tea and have been ranked among the most popular globally along with international recognition. Tourists often visit Darjeeling not just for its sightseeing points but also for tasting its varieties of tea.

Blog post: Darjeeling’s tea houses that are worth every penny

Due to all these factors, Darjeeling is regarded as a heaven on Earth for tea lovers. So next time when you visit Darjeeling with one of the Darjeeling tour packages, make sure to taste a variety of Darjeeling teas and take home different flavours like summer flush, autumn flush, spring flush,  Easter flush, black tea, secondary flash, etc.


Tour package: Darjeeling tea tour


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