G20: Darjeeling going to be ‘darling’ for world, says West Bengal Governor. G 20 Delegates Experience Tea Plucking In Darjeeling.
Several foreign delegates witnessed tea plucking on the first day of the second G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting. The agenda for the meeting included a one-day trip to Darjeeling.
The G20 delegates enjoyed Darjeeling tea tasting and moonlight tea leaf plucking at Makaibari Tea Estate in Kurseong on the first day of the second G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting. The meeting commenced on Saturday (April 1) and will conclude on Monday (April 3). The agenda for the meeting included a one-day trip to Darjeeling as well as a ride on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.
Darjeeling tea-tasting and moonlight tea leaf plucking experience have also been planned for the delegates at Makaibari Tea Estate, Kurseong, besides an experience of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The delegates will also witness artistes performing tribal dance and Baul songs.
The ministry is also hosting a side event on ‘Adventure Tourism as a vehicle for achieving Sustainable Development Goals’. An exhibition will be held for the public from April 3-5 to increase awareness of India’s G20 Presidency and promotion of sustainable practices under adventure tourism in Darjeeling.
G20: Darjeeling going to be ‘darling’ for world, says West Bengal Governor. Highlighting the tourism potential of Darjeeling that hosted second G20 Tourism Working Group meeting, West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose on Monday said the Himalayan town is going to be “darling” as far as the world is concerned. Around 130 G20 delegates are in Darjeeling for the second meeting of the G20 Tourism Working Group. The last few days, there has been a rush of excitement in the hills as vehicles travel to Darjeeling