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Bengaluru, India
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Words don't do justice to this little paradise - excellent host , excellent hospitality , amazing staff - beautiful clean cottage. Delicious organic food - amazing variety ... I can go on and on . I guess I am still mentally there- I am coming back for sure

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Darangteaestate, Owner at Darang Tea Estate, responded to this review

ITS Reviews like this which strive us to do better. Thank you for choosing us for your getaway. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first homestay, but truly speaking it is our one of the best experiences. It is evenbetter than some of the best hotels. The place itself is the first attraction. It will steal your heart then n there. Beautiful cottages surrounded by greenery everywhere. Rooms are cozy and decorated by antiques which gives a nice and soothing look.... More 

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Darangteaestate, Owner at Darang Tea Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your overwhelming warm response to our Homestay. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Our best wishes More 

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed in the Main Cottage in September. The cottages are gorgeously done up and maintained - mud plaster and all. The home-grown and home-cooked food is unbeatable and we regretted every meal we had outside Darang for this reason! It was very nice to chat with Neeru over dinner and meet Naveen's family. Would love to go back.

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Darangteaestate, Owner at Darang Tea Estate, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. You had a meticulously planned itenery! Wishing you and Jack all the best. Naveen and Neera More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had an absolutely super vacation here in Sep 16. It is difficult to describe the place in words. You have to be there to experience it. First, the place. It's a lush green tea estate with a lot of tree cover. There is a rich sprinkling of flowers of every kind. Needless to say, the place abounds with birds.... More 

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Darangteaestate, Owner at Darang Tea Estate, responded to this review

Thank you so much for appreciating what we have to offer.....We really enjoyed your company too. Best wishes, Naveen and Neera More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This delightful homestay stands out as one of our most memorable experiences of traveling through Kangra. The property is beautiful, tranquil and comfortable. There are many charming details in every room that give the place a unique ambiance. The hosts, Neeru and Naveen are so warm and welcoming, they make you feel as though you are old friends. The meals... More 

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Darangteaestate, Owner at Darang Tea Estate, responded to this review

It was really delightful having you both here with us. Am glad you appreciated what we had to offer. Best regards Naveen Neeru More 

National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Expansive and salubrious setting, unpretentious cottages and home-cooked meals that have you coming back for more. Not sure what's their secret sauce, but it all came together like a charm - the moderate Palampur climate, winding roads through hamlets, monsoon magic, the luxury of chilling midst a sea of green, social interactions with fellow travellers, quiet strolls that take you... More 

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Darangteaestate, Owner at Darang Tea Estate, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for appreciating what we have to offer..... We are thrilled that you were able to relax here! Best regards Naveen Neera More 

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Darang tea estate is a homestay run by the most gracious hosts, the Bhandaris. situated in the lap of the dhauladhar ranges, it is a sceneic and peaceful location with lush green plantations speckled with colorful flowers, a narrow stream idly cruising along and snow capped mountains in the backdrop. The only thing better than the location itself is the... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

My visit to Darang TE was last summer (2015) during the later part of the monsoon, and here I am writing about it exactly a year later. I promised to pen a few lines to the lady of the house about this magnificent piece of property, but work got in my way as usual. I must admit though, that I... More 

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Darangteaestate, Owner at Darang Tea Estate, responded to this review

Dear absent minded professor , It really makes our day when our guests appreciate what we do. Many thanks for this very heartwarming review! We look forward to your WINTER stay with us. Best always Neera Naveen More 

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

It's been five years too long since I was here last with my wife..Palampur was where I was born & even though I don't have family here anymore Neera & Naveen make me feel as though I still do..Settling & fitting in with these two & their amazing crew on their beautiful property just makes you feel as though you've... More 

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Darangteaestate, Owner at Darang Tea Estate, responded to this review

Dear Henry, Having you over is having family ! It was our pleasure having you over. We look forward to having you here with your wife soon. Best regards and all good wishes, Naveen Neera More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was our first homestay experience, and it was truly memorable. The hospitality extended to us by Mr. and Mrs. Bhandari right from the moment we stepped onto the estate made us feel like a part of the family, and that warm feeling stayed with us right till the end. The property is a sprawling estate, spread over more than... More 

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Darangteaestate, Owner at Darang Tea Estate, responded to this review

It is rare to get grounded guests like you to come and stay with us. It was our pleasure hosting you. Wishing your son a bright future. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Darang Tea Estate is a family owned Estate which is over 150 years old and one of the first plantations to be planted by an Indian. A self-contained estate in the beautiful pristine hills of Himachal Pradesh. It consists of cottages framed by 70 acres of estate-owned land. The Estate is just 45 minutes drive from Mcleodgang and 20 minutes fromPalampur. The cottages have a direct view of the snow covered himalayas. Our homestay is featured in on Conde Nast Traveller :-) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darang Tea Estate

Address: V.P.O. Darang, Kangra District 170 060, India
Region: India > Himachal Pradesh > Kangra District > Kangra
Price Range: $49 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Take the Middle Room”
 of 5 bubbles 131karthikk, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles uju50, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had the room in the main house, which is great for a couple”
 of 5 bubbles Spiegel1234, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have good view. The tea season ends at start of winter so do enquire on opening of the estate”
 of 5 bubbles Meenalce, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in a cottage away from the house. It was very quiet and had all the amenities”
 of 5 bubbles 456lynnen, 6 May 2015 | Read review
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