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Happy Valley Tea Estate

Happy Valley Tea Estate in Darjeeling is one of the finest and the second oldest tea estate. It is spread over a land of 437 acres and is settled at 6,800 ft. above sea level. Moreover, the production of tea is massive, making this tea garden of Darjeeling one of the highest tea producers in the World. The aroma of tea leaves, lush green views, and uneven slopes make this garden a popular tourist attraction in Darjeeling. Being settled north of Darjeeling, Happy Tea Estate is also a platform to observe Mount Kanchenjunga. You can enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating environment besides observing the panoramic view. 

Moreover, it is one of the most visited tourist attractions in this town and is just around 15 minutes away from the center of the city. You can peacefully admire nature and get a better insight into tea production. If you are a tea lover, you should not miss Happy Tea Estate Darjeeling at any cost. To know more information about this tea garden check out the details below. 

History of Happy Valley Tea Estate

This beautiful estate of Darjeeling was established in 1854 by David Wilson. Hence, it is far and wide known as Wilson Tea Estate. Later, it was bought by T P Banerjee, a wealthy Bengali Man at the turn of the century. After some years, Banerjee bought the bordering Windsor estate and combined these two properties to create this Happy Valley Tea Estate. 

Things to Know Before Visiting Happy Valley Tea Estate 

Happy Valley Tea Estate Location: Lebong Cart Road, Chowk Bazaar, Darjeeling

Entry Fee for Happy Tea Estate: There is no entry fee for visitors to enjoy a visit here. 

Time required to Visit Happy Tea Estate: 2 Hours 

Opening Hours for Happy Tea Estate: The tea production process at this tea estate is open for visitors between Tuesday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. However, March to November is considered the best time to visit Happy Tea Estate as the factory is closed for the year's remaining months. 

Best Time to Visit Happy Valley Tea Estate Darjeeling 

Darjeeling is a fantastic holiday destination in West Bengal that you can visit throughout the year. Even though the tea estate is privately owned, you can still visit here. However, the best time to visit Happy Valley Tea Estate is between March and November. And from November to February, the factory remains closed because the tea-plucking process does not take place in winter.  

How to Reach Happy Valley Tea Estate in Darjeeling

Happy Valley Tea Estate is located on Lebong Cart Road, which is approximately 3 km away from the main market, Chowk Bazaar. After reaching Darjeeling, you will have to take a taxi or car to approach the Lebong Road. From there, you will head towards a narrow road leading to T P Banerjee Road. And at the end of this road, you will find the Happy Valley Tea Estate. 

Tourist Attractions Near Happy Valley Tea Estate 

Numerous tourist attractions surround this Tea Estate of Darjeeling. You can visit all these and collect memorable moments, including shopping, hiking, sightseeing, and gaining historical insight. The list of tourist places near Happy Valley Tea Estate is listed below. 

  • Bagdogra
  • Chalsa 
  • Batasia Loop
  • Bengal Natural History Museum
  • Tiger Hill
  • Zoological Park Darjeeling

Besides this, the Tea Estate of Darjeeling, you can visit numerous tourist attractions to make your holiday remarkable. So, book our Darjeeling tour packages with customization if you want to connect your Darjeeling vacation with a smooth traveling experience.


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