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SIGHT SEEING

LAVA SIGHTSEEING

Lava is a small village at an altitude of 2,350 meters and is surrounded by virgin pine forests and often hidden in mists and clouds. This small village lies on the old trade route to Bhutan. The route to Lava gives an opportunity to enjoy a mesmerizing scenic beauty. Besides, one can visit the beautiful monastery of Bhutanese origin and the Nature Interpretation Centre

RISHOP SIGHTSEEING

Rishop is a Himalayan hamlet in West Bengal (2,591 m), above sea-level at a distance of just 5kms from lava. A pleasure trek  of 3.5 kms can also be taken to Rishop from lava if you like adventure. It is a quiet village with a beautiful view of the snow -capped mountains. A short trip can also be taken to the beauty of Neora Valley National Park followed by a short trek in Tiffindara in a deep silent forest of pine, birch, fir & orchids. The forest  has a wide range of plants and animals and the trail is quite interesting. At sunset and sunrise, the view of the Kanchenjunga  is indeed captivating. The elevated podium lets you witness a 360-degree view of the Himalayan range.

WHERE TO STAY

Octavius tea resorts promises to take you through this awe inspiring experience. Lava is located at a distance of approximately 79 kms from the Nya Sylee tea estate and 48 kms from the Sylee tea estate. It takes more than two and a half hours to reach Lava from Nya Sylee tea estate and one hour forty minutes from Sylee tea estate.

Set amidst breathtaking expanses of tea estates, each colonial bungalow extends a good share of adventure, fun and an ultimate family bonding. Dropped mobile signals, wildlife tales and great camaraderie make it a perfect escape with your loved ones

BINDU DAM VISIT IN WEST BENGAL

Bindu is  a small village situated on the India Bhutan Border . It is a valley surrounded by the  hills of Bhutan and India on the banks of river Jaldhaka. The natural beauty of this place is a treat to  the eyes with so much of greenery all around. Jaldhaka Dam ,one of the oldest Hydro-electric projects is located in Bindu.The dam site can been seen by the tourists from a distance as they are not allowed to visit the dam. There is also the possibility of sighting wild life on the way.

CULTIVATION IN BINDU

Bindu is a conglomeration of different aborigines. The people of Bindu are engaged either in Elaichi (Cardamom) or Suntala (Orange) cultivation. One should certainly take a trip to the  Godak village.On the way to Godak you can see the Cardamom Curing Centre set up by the Government for the farmers. India’s best- Cardamom is dyed and processed here before shipment. The view of the Bhutan Himalayas and snow clad  mountains  from here is mesmerizing.

WHERE TO STAY

Octavius tea resorts promises to take you through this awe inspiring experience. Bindu is located at a distance of approximately 45 kms from the Nya Sylee Tea estate and 58 kms from the Sylee tea estate. It takes one and a  half  hours to reach Bindu from both the estates.

Set amidst breathtaking expanses of tea estates, each colonial bungalow extends a good share of adventure, fun and an ultimate family bonding. Dropped mobile signals, wildlife tales and great camaraderie make it a perfect escape with your loved ones

Tea Estate visit will take you up close and personal with the essence of the Tea Resort. The visit starts with a trip to the tea nursery and the development activities of planting a new tea. Thereafter, you proceed to the tea gardens to witness as well as experience tea plucking in the traditional costumes of tea plucker. It’s followed by a tea factory visit to see and understand the tea manufacturing process and also to experience a tea tasting session. An experienced tea expert shall guide you through this tea estate visit.

TEA NURSERY, PLANTING, PLUCKING, TEA FACTORY & TEA TASTING, UNWIND AND HAVE LUNCH AND TEA AT THE OCTAVIUS COLONIAL BUNGALOW

Octavius tea resorts promises to take you through this exclusive tea estate experience. You can visit any of the two tea estates. We offer a day trip to the tea estate which includes lunch, evening tea with snacks @ INR 1499 per head or a short 1.5 hr. trip to the tea estate which includes tea with cookies @ INR 1199 per head. If time permits you can also cycle around in the tea estate on your own.

NYA SYLEE TEA ESTATE

Distance: 90  kms from Bagdogra Airport. Time taken to reach:  2 hrs  30 mins by road.

SYLEE TEA ESTATE Distance: 60  kms from Bagdogra Airport.

Time taken to reach:  2 hrs  by road

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