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Tea - Experience the rich collection of Indian teas, get an insight in to the tea plantation and production along with an exclusive tea tasting and interactive session with the expert
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Eleven nights accommodation, journey led by an expert resource, one of India's foremost Tea experts, meals as indicated, sightseeing, activities and entrances fees as per itinerary, flights as per itinerary, all transfers, journeys & excursions by appropriate air-conditioned vehicles based on the number of guests.
22 Oct '18
This tour is especially curated for you to experience the rich collection of renowned teas, such as Assam and Darjeeling, which grow exclusively in India. This tour gives an insight into the tea plantations and production of India along with an exclusive tea tasting session. A ride in the Himalayan toy train, a tour of a tea estate, tea factory and the Tea Auction Centre, is an insightful experience. Along with experiencing the plantation, manufacturing and production, the journey is completed by a tasting session and valuable insights from the expert.
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Experience tea tasting sessions with the locals
Visit Majuli, the largest inhabited river island in the world
Ride in the Himalayan toy train
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Arrive at the first destination of your journey “The City of Joy” – Kolkata. Spend the evening interacting with your tour expert, Anamika Singh. Enjoy your dinner and get briefed by her about the tour.
You will spend your day taking a tour of Kolkata. Enjoy tea in the Khullar. The city tour is incomplete without a visit to Flurys – the legendary tearoom that was founded in 1927. Enjoy tea and cookies at Flurys and spend your last night in Kolkata.
Fly to Dibrugarh and in the afternoon visit the Mancotta Tea Factory and experience a tea tasting session and walk. In the evening, enjoy a cultural performance.
(Note: Witness of tea processing is subject to being operational on this day.)
Start your day by taking a tea tour around a tea estate known for producing high quality CTC teas. Enjoy a boat cruise on the Bhramaputra river, followed by picnic lunch with a view of the Eastern Himalayas. Enjoy your dinner at Heritage Chang Bungalow with some local tea planters.
Drive to Jorhat, an approximately 3 hour-drive. En route, visit the Ahom monuments and temples at Sivasagar, which encompass the 600-year-old history of the Ahom Dynasty. In the evening, visit Tocklai Tea Research Station.
Enjoy a boat ride to Majuli, the largest inhabited river island in the world. Enjoy cultural performances and tribal lunch at a resort.
Drive to Guwahati, which is an approximately 6.5 hour-drive and spend your afternoon interacting with a tea broker and tea auctioneer. Guwahati is home to one of the largest Tea Auction Centers in the world.
Fly to Bagdogra and from there, drive to Darjeeling, which is an approximately 3.5 hour-drive.
When in Darjeeling, one of the most amazing experiences is the Joy Train ride. Enjoy the joy ride between Darjeeling to Ghum railway station and spend your afternoon taking a tour of the city.
The day will be spent enjoying the tea tour at Glenburn Tea Estate, a heavenly little plantation retreat. Enjoy a tour of the tea factory with its majestic surroundings and a scrumptious lunch. Savour tea and cookies and drive back to Darjeeling.
Drive to Bagdogra airport, an approximately 3.5 hour-drive to fly to Kolkata. En route visit Karseong Toy Train museum.
After relishing your breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport to leave India.
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