AROMAS OF TEA
Throughout the world, Assam is known for its tea. The British had first started cultivating tea in Assam about 150 years ago, and since then, tea has played an important role in the life and culture of the people of Assam. More than just economic benefits, tea has provided Assam, with a certain old-world laid back charm where life is so slow and relaxed, that the region can surely be regarded as one of the laziest places on the earth. The boom in tea-trade has given rise to more than 800 tea estates that stretch for, till as far as the wandering eye can see. Early in the mornings, the air at many places in Assam has a certain tea-induced freshness to it, and taking early morning strolls has become a habit for the people here. The presence of so much tea provides a lot oxygen
Some of the larger tea-estates have heritage bungalows, some of which are more than a hundred years old. Your stay in these heritage bungalows is certain to take you back in time - to days of that elegant and subtle Victorian aristocracy. It is a revitalizing experience to live a laid back existence, sip on the finest of tea and do nothing else but gaze at the surrounding greenery; that stretches for miles and miles.
- Stay in a century old heritage tea bungalow, amidst acres and acres of tea plantations.
- Visit a tea factory and learn about the processes involved.
- Pluck your own tea leaves.
- Tea-tasting tour.
- Visit local villages.
- Explore Dibrugarh Town.
- Cultural Bihu Dance performance.
Throughout the year.
Minimum Persons Required - 1
Arrive at Dibrugarh Airport. Check in to Mancotta Tea Heritage Bungalow, situated amidst tea gardens. Rest of the day will be free to unwind and relax.
After breakfast leave for a tea tour and learn about tea production. Return for Lunch. Evening visit Dibrugarh town, the tea capital of India.
Feel free to stroll around the tea gardens and enjoy the laid back lifestyle. Evening cultural Bihu show will be organized, performed by the locals.
After breakfast, leave for Johrat (3 hours). En route visit the historical town of Sivsagar and get to see the ancient ruins of the Ahom Dynasty that ruled Assam for 600 years. Stay at over a century old Tea Bungalow at Johrat.
Take a tour around tea estates and visit a Primate Sanctuary where seven species of primates are found, including the shy Hoolock Gibbon. Evening free. Bon-fire on request.
Drive back to Dibrugarh (3 hours) for a flight back home.
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