Rungli Rungliot is the most famous Tea estate in Darjeeling district. It is actually one of the oldest tea brands of Duncans, now Marico has taken over. Meaning of Runglee Rungliot is ‘this far and no further’. If anyone is visiting Takdah-Tinchuley region, they must visit this place. Rungli Rungliot Tea Retreat is the the best place to stay in this region with a view of tea garden. It is just 32km away from main Darjeeling town. Its a most romantic honeymoon offbeat place near Darjeeling.
One can visit the estate factories and watch the tea processing but not in winters as it is usually remain closed during winter. There are some locals who lived near the tea estates and work in the tea processing factories. The picturesque view from the tea garden will surely mesmerize one. You can explore the place by walking through the tea gardens and by interacting with the locals.
How to reach Rungli Rungliot:
The distance of this tea estate from New Jalpaiguri railway station is approximately 80 km and it will take around 3 hours to reach Takdah, and 32km away from main Darjeeling town, will take 1.5hrs just.
From the Teesta Bridge, the main road is bifurcated in two, one is going towards Kalimpong and the another one is going towards Darjeeling. After taking the road towards Darjeeling, first you will cross the Teesta Rangit Confluence view point i.e., Lover’s meet view point and then you will cross Peshok tea garden. After crossing Peshok, you can take the left side road which is going towards Tinchuley. Here the road is not in good condition. However, after crossing Tinchuley and Takdah Orchid Center, you will reach Runglee Rungliot.
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