Reserve with a deposit* now and SAVE: Private Room: $3,500 (After June 1: $3,800) Shared Room: $3,200 (After June 1: $3,500)
This all-inclusive trip starts at just $3,200. You cover your international airfare, immunizations, visas, and trip insurance, and we’ll take care of the rest! Save $300 when you reserve your spot by June 1.
*$500 non-refundable deposit per person
Taste tea in some of Darjeeling’s most legendary tea rooms
Stay in the homes of Himalayan tea farmers
Eat authentic Indian food
Trek in a national park with Himalayan peaks as the backdrop
Participate in a tea-making workshop at Nepal’s first tea co-op
Travel with Purpose
This October, take the cultural immersion trip of a lifetime.
Let us demystify this alluring travel destination with an all-inclusive tour of Darjeeling and Nepal. Experience stunning mountain views, delectable street food, and the tastiest teas in this magical part of the world, all while creating meaningful cultural exchanges.
Join 9 other travel enthusiasts on this trip that is curated and led by Young Mountain Tea founder, Raj Vable. Get an intimate understanding of one of the area's most famous exports and the people who make the tea trade a reality.
Day 1: Arrival into Kolkata. Check into the hotel, and get a good night's sleep.
Day 2: Good morning Kolkata! Take this day to explore the city and enjoy the sites.
Day 3: Next stop: Nepal. We fly and then drive the remainder of the way to IIam, where you will stay in your first homestay.
Day 4: Head to Tinjure, the first tea co-op in Nepal, and participate in a hands-on tea-making workshop.
Day 5: Spend the day exploring the area near your homestay and relaxing.
Day 6: Travel back to Darjeeling and, along the way, stop for a drink with Rajah Banerjee, the "larger-than-life" pioneer behind the Indian tea trade's shift to organic practices.
Day 7: Spend the day in Darjeeling town, drinking tea at legendary tea houses and preparing for your 4-day trek.
Day 8-11: Time to begin the hike through Singalila National Park! This trek will take you along the ridge that separates India and Nepal. You will be greeted by stunning mountain views and maybe even see some rare red pandas. You will be staying in tea huts every night, which are homestays run by local families, where you will enjoy tea and good company.
Day 12: Arrive at Makaibari Tea Estate in Darjeeling. Explore the beautiful biodynamic tea gardens and taste their world-famous Darjeeling Teas.
Day 13: We travel back to Kolkata together before and we part ways for our trip back to the US.
Please note that while traveling in India, we're almost guaranteed to experience unforeseen events that will change our itinerary. Flexibility and patience are your best friends!
For More Information
There's so much more info we'd love to share with you! If you're interested in joining us for this once-in-a-lifetime trip, don't hesitate to email us.