In the Darjeeling District of West Bengal, Badamtam is an offbeat destination known for its vast stretch of tea gardens. The enchanting view of Kanchenjunga and the calmful ambiance makes it a great destination to experience the splendid tea tourism of Himalaya. The tea estate of Badamtam has a rich history. In the year 1858, before commercialization by the Lebong Company, the tea estate was first planted by Christine Barnes. The name of the estate could have been derived from a local Lepcha word which means bamboo water carrier.
About 17 km distance away from the main town of Darjeeling and situated at an elevation of 6000 feet in Lebong Valley, Badamtam Tea Estate can provide you with the perfect serenity and peace of mind.
Owned by Goodricke, Badam Tea Garden has a lot to offer to its peace-seeking visitors. Here are the attractive things you can see and do in and around this tea estate.
For a comfortable night stay of the visitors, Badamtam has several homestays which are run by the friendly villagers. The welcoming attitude of the hots makes the guests feel homely. The amenities here in these homestays are neat and clean rooms, attached western bathrooms, 24 hours of electricity, geysers, and more. The foods served here are made with organic sources and they are quite delicious to have.
Apart from the season of Monsoon, Badamtam can be visited at any month of the year. Kanchenjunga stays visible for most of the time and the temperature also stays quite soothing and does not fall to a great extent. Hence, you would truly love to stay near this Tea Estate.
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