Take a sneak peek into a unique heritage stay in Darjeeling.
What should you know about this heritage homestay?
Built in the year 1841 as a summer retreat, the owner of this exquisite heritage stay holds roots with the Mokrung Tea Estate in Assam. It is one of the few homes of that era in Darjeeling that has come down intact, thereby providing a window on how lives may have been lived here when Britain ruled the Indian Empire of which Darjeeling was a part.
What makes this homestay special?
The heritage home was transformed into a quiet, comfortable and elegant house for the British Raj families in 1871 and has hosted famous personalities such as Vivien Leigh, Julie Christie, Sir George Everest, Lady Curzon, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine among others.
What can you explore here?
With exquisite views of the Himalayan mountain ranges just around the corner of the homestay, the stay is well-known for its rich legacy and amazing hospitality. The stay also offers afternoon tea and a special discount for food and beverages at the nearby Windamere Hotel.
Guests can enjoy a leisurely stroll amidst the peaceful surrounding of Chowrasta and engage in thrilling experiences at the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park.
So what are you waiting for?
Go ahead and explore a beautiful heritage home in Darjeeling and travel back in time!