Darjeeling’s Tea Estate Now Boasts Of A Taj Hotel With The Most Panoramic Views

by Suchismita Pal
by Suchismita Pal 4104

The luxury experience at Taj doesn’t need an introduction. And now you can immerse in this luxurious experience right in the heart of the lush green, misty tea estate of the Darjeeling hills. Taj Chia Kutir Resort & Spa is nestled in the mesmerising Makaibari Tea Estate, and it overlooks the mighty and marvellous Himalayas. The tea estate gives a mind-boggling view of the third highest mountain in the world, the Kanchenjunga. Taj Chia Kutir is spread across 22 acres and the cloud-clad mountains are clearly visible from the large glass windows. Taj Darjeeling is the haven where luxury and mother nature marries each other. Dwelling here is like an experience of a lifetime.


A Splendour That Appeals Deeply To The Senses Of A Nature Lover

With 72 spacious rooms, lavish wooden interiors and world-class amenities, Taj Chia Kutir sits on the misty and green Makaibari Tea Estate in the Eastern Himalayas of Darjeeling. Founded in 1859, the tea garden is in the Kurseong subdivision of the Darjeeling district. It is also home to the first tea factory in the world. The resort incorporates a spa with an indoor heated pool, the Jiva Spa.

Taj Hotel Darjeeling

Picture Credits: Taj Hotels

Taj Chia Kutir gives a 360-degree view of the magical tea garden locked by the sky-kissing mountains. Inspired by the tea-estate, the property encompasses a splendour that appeals deeply to the senses of someone who loves both nature and luxury. Also, Darjeeling Zoo is India’s largest high-altitude zoo.

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A Gourmand Food Experience With Tea Tasting Sessions

The unmatched Taj experience always comes with quintessential gourmand food and at Taj Darjeeling, the guests can enjoy eclectic Indian and world cuisines at restaurants like Sonargaon and The Chia Veranda. At the Makabari Tea Lounge, one can also enjoy tea testing sessions with a variety of teas, including one of the most expensive teas in the world, the Makaibari second flush. The cost of this tea variant is around ₹1,36,000 at auction. Also, the view of the gorgeous sunset on the green climbs is a different experience altogether.

Taj Hotel Darjeeling

Picture Credits: Taj Hotels

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Want to experience a piece of paradise at Taj Chia Kutir? You can visit the Taj website to book your luxury stay. Rates of staying here start around ₹14,000/night. Here’s to experiencing Darjeeling like never before!

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