Temi Tea Homestay

Temi, Sikkim1200

Sits in the lap of the Tendong hill...a perfect getaway to a place that is serene & quiet coupled with the majestic scenic beauty of nature in all its glory with simple and cosy accommodation.

Temi Tea Homestay, a lesser known, comforting homestay in the alluring hills of South Sikkim, adjacent to the famous Temi Tea Estate is great place to enjoy a day or two close to nature. Owing to stringent rules in Sikkim, all the places are plastic free and unpolluted with lots and lots of greenery thriving around.

The homestay on the way to Ravangla from Namchi, is resplendent amongst the beautiful hills, and gives a wonderful view of the mighty Kangchenjunga as well as the coniferous forest laden hills lying one after another, creating a huge canvas for an amazing painting that changes with each season, year after year.

The Temi Tea Gardens are a stones throw away from the homestay. Early morning to late afternoon, long trails of women workers move around the garden slopes with huge cane baskets, plucking tender most tea leaves for the perfect brew, humming sweetest melodies on the way, while wisps of clouds rise up from the valleys as if Mother Earth is content with its well being. The stillness and solitude is disturbed only by the soulful cries of the avian species. Sure enough to elbow out tensions and pretensions of our mundane lives.

Temi Tea Homestay

The homestay …

The accommodation is simple but cosy, Two four-bedroom adjoin cottages each with attached bath fitted with geyser and western style toilet. There is a common verandah, and kid friendly garden adorned with lots of flowering plants and fruit trees. Here garden grown fresh veggies and fruits are served with much love and care. The hosts are very friendly nature and their smiling faces say it all. Their simplicity and warm hospitality will make you feel at home. The rooms are cosy, and impeccably clean, has all the basic amenities and are very comfortable.

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Full Board Plan —

It can’t get better, 1,200 per guest for a day.

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Nuances of Temi Tea Garden

This is the only tea garden in territory of Sikkim. Located in South Sikkim’s Ravangla, Temi Tea Garden was set up by the state government of Sikkim in 1969. It is deemed as one of the topmost tea gardens in India, spread over 450 acres of area. The garden is located on a gradually sloping hilly terrain. In April 2005, Switzerland’s Institute of Marketology issued guidelines were adopted to produce quality organic tea. It won ‘All India Quality Award’ given by the Tea Board of India for 1994 and 1995.

Temi Tea Homestay

Tea Garden Tour

The tea garden and adjoining regions is absolutely serene and the lush greenery will soothe your eyes. Along with tea, cardamom plantations abound in the area. You will also see a lot of cherry blossom trees.

Watching the entire process of tea production including plucking and culturing of leaves is a nice experience for visitors. The option to enjoy garden fresh tea is something you should not miss! The yak butter tea is a regional delicacy that leaves tourists asking for more.

Apart from watching the activities of the tea garden workers and enjoying the freshly brewed tea, tourists exploring Temi Tea garden can indulge in plenty of activities. Sightseeing options are aplenty too.

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To get there…

Reaching Temi Tea Homestayis easy for tourists exploring Sikkim. The visitors prefer the winding road route through Dentham that passes over the Tendon sanctuary for its breathtaking beauty. You may hire cabs from New Jalpaiguri or Bagdogra airport to reach Temi tea garden. Cabs from cities in Sikkim like Gangtok, Namchi, Pelling are also available. Buses are also available from these cities.

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