Poobong Tea Resort-Valley Behind the Cloud,Darjeeling

Poobong Tea Resort – Darjeeling

Take a break. Steal your own time from the busy stressful urban life. Rejuvenate yourself in the hypnotic silence of Poobong Tea Garden Resort, Darjeeling.

Chota Poobong is a village situated between Sukhiapokhri and Ghoom in the northern end of West Bengal, India.
From the main road near Ghoom, Chhota Poobong is around 3.5 km and Poobong resort is about 5 km rough road down towards the village. It’s a picturesque winding road through pine trees and giant ferns. If you are lucky on a cloudy or foggy day, you will drive through a curtain of mist all the way. But don’t worry, the road is safe. So is the resort. It is ideal for a family or group of like minded friends. Poobong Tea Resort is the best place to stay near Lepchajagat & Darjeeling.

How to reach :

From NJP or Bagdogra drive down to Ghoom and reach Poobong Phatak (gateway to Poobong). The resort vehicle will pick you up (chargeable basis). The rough road is getting repaired and from June 2019 onwards one can drive down straight to the resort. We can also arrange pick up from NJP or Bagdogra on request (chargeable basis). For local tours in and around Darjeeling vehicles can be arranged on request.

Food

Breakfast is complimentary. Other meals are chargeable at the rate of Rs, 500/- per person. The rates can vary slightly at different seasons. There are set menu options. Since this is little far away from the town guests are requested to inform their meal requirements well in advance. Our staffs live far away in the villages; hence guests are requested to take early dinner (around 8 PM) if they want their food served hot.

Places to see

The tea garden is another 3 km from the resort. Local tours available for

  •  Trip to Tea Factory
  •  Discover the origin of Balasan river
  •  Treks to water falls
  •  Drive up to Lepchajagat
  •  Drive to Sukhiapokhri, Manebhanjan
  •  Drive to Darjeeling Chowkbajar is 45 minutes

Accommodation

It is a 1835 two-storied plantation house surrounded by hills on all sides, having 4 very large rooms with simple decor. There are 3 rooms in first floor and one on the ground floor. There is also a lounge in the ground floor. Each room has huge bathroom with modern facilities and geyser. Each room has at least 2 large windows. Each window opens to the pine forest or the hills that give you an imposing feeling of space around you and let you forget your daily worries.

Each room opens to the sprawling lawn. You can just sit in the lawn, for breakfast or lunch and keep listening to the chirping of birds and crickets. There is bonus. You also hear the water falls pouring from the northern hills. Yes, there is a trek to the waterfalls too.

Pocket pinch-

Rs.6500+5% per day per room with complementary breakfast.

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