Spread over evenly gradual slopes facing the the mesmerising Mirik valley, Sungma and Turzum is one of the most beautiful tea estate in Darjeeling. The Tea Estate is located in the Rung Bong valley famous for growing exclusive quality tea. The climate is cool and misty with temperature ranging from 3 degree in winter to 28 degree in summer and an annual rainfall of 2500 to 3000 mm during July to September. The garden is around 30 kms from the Darjeeling town and is connected by excellent road network.

The garden was established by British Planter in 1863 – 1868 with excellent quality of chinaries seed stock by random assortment. The present tea estate is combination of two estates namely Sungma and Turzum. Both the gardens were merged after a massive earthquake in 1934 destroyed the Sungma tea factory and the entire tea manufacturing operations were shifted to Turzum tea estate. The estate was taken over by Jayshree Tea in 1993 and with continuous investment in tea growing, successful replanting programme, employee welfare and tea manufacturing infrastructure, the garden has seen remarkable achievement in terms of quality improvements leading to increase in the unit price for its teas. The estate has Fair Trade certification, ISO 1901:2008 & HACCP awarded by TUV NORD, Organic certificates for NPOP, NOP and JAS by IMO.

  • Most beautiful Shiv Gouri Temple under kind inspiration of Smt.Sarlaji Birla.
  • Excellent Cymbidium variety of orchid, high altitude floras and  various hill grown vegetables being cultivated abundantly.
  • The Garden has best football ground with pavilion in Darjeeling area.
  • Having a reserve forest of more than 3000 fully mature pine.

Cultivation Area

  • Tea cultivation : 281.95 Hectare
  • Irrigated area : 25 Hectare
  • Gross yield : 150 Tons per year

Type of Teas

  • Organic Black tea
  • Organic Green Tea
  • Oolong tea
  • White Tea
  • Tea Flower
  • Exclusive Darjeeling Clonal Teas like Himalayan Mystic
  • Clonal Delight
  • Clonal Enigma and Clonal Wonder