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Selim Hills, Kurseong

This beautiful Tea estate is one of the most sought after stay for Tea Tourism. Spread over 370 hectares with plantation in 170 hectares. Selim Hill was established in 1870 by a British planter known as Henry. The estate is known as Selim Hill perhaps the local workers and villagers used to call Henry as "Selim Saheb" and therefore such a name. The tea estate offers lovely accommodations in its well known Selim Hill Planter's Bungalow which is a two storied building made of wood and stone. This colonial planters' bungalow is some 150 years old. There are four large double bedded rooms upstairs with attached baths and equipped with modern amenities including king size beds and fireplace. The floors are wood finished. Selim Hill Tea Estate is situated in Kurseong area between Siliguri and Darjeeling, close to the Gayabari railway station (UNESCO Toy Train fame). From Siliguri it is nearly 45 kilometers away and takes about one and half hours to reach. From Darjeeling the distance is nearly 55 kilometers and takes about 2 hours by car. Religious sites like The Ambhotia Shiva Temple, Giddapahar Durga Mata Mandir, Jagdish Mandir on Bank Road (on way to the Eagle's Craig), This temple has very old idols (almost 300 years old) of Lord Jagannath, St. Paulseak Church on Hill Cart Road, near St. Joshephs School, Buddhist Gompa in Montieviot, Buddhist Gompa in Dowhill Road and Juma Mosque in Hat Bazaar. Natural sites like Eagle's Craig, Deer Park - Now known as DowHill Park, The Kholas (Water Falls - Springs) like Whistle Khola (named by the Britishers, as there is a bend and the toy train whistles when passing through it.


 

 

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