TEA TOUR OF DARJEELING & ASSAM

Darjeeling and Assam are two of India's best-known regions for tea production, with Darjeeling gaining international favour for its distinct sweet aroma and Assam, of course, as the state that just happens to be the world's largest tea-growing region.

This tour is for tea enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike who want to learn about the history of tea production in India and watch the experts at play as they show you the entire process of tea production. Stay in heritage tea bungalows and be transported to the British Raj; visit one of Guwahati's pioneering tea broking houses; be treated to a live display of Assamese culture at a traditional dance performance; and enjoy plenty of tea!  

13 Days  |  Ex Delhi/Kolkata – Bagdogra – Darjeeling – Guwahati – Kaziranga National Park – Jorhat – Dibrugarh
  • Firsthand experience of tea production at a factory in Darjeeling

  • Stay at a heritage tea planter's bungalow in Assam

  • Visit one of the oldest tea research centres

  • Safari at UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kaziranga National Park, home to the world's largest population of One-horned Rhinoceros and world's highest density of Royal Bengal Tiger

  • Plenty of tea-tasting sessions of the world's finest tea!

Highlights

Itinerary

DAYS 1 & 2 | DARJEELING

Fly to Bagdogra | Drive 2.5 hours to Darjeeling | Glenburn Estate | Tea Manufacturing Plant

DAYS 3 & 4 | GUWAHATI

Visit tea auction centre and tea broking house | Tea-tasting session

DAYS 5 to 7 | KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK

Drive to Kaziranga National Park | Jeep Safari | Elephant Safari | Weaving village visit | Elephant bathing

DAYS 8 to 10 | JORHAT

Stay at a heritage tea planter's bungalow | Guided tour to one of the oldest tea research centres and museum

DAYS 11 & 12 | DIBRUGARH

Stay at a heritage tea planter's bungalow | Tea manufacturing plant visit | Tea-tasting session | Cultural dance performance

DAY 13 | DEPART

Fly to Delhi or Kolkata | Alternatively, check our river cruises and overland tour extensions

All our tours can be tailor-made for you. Please contact us for a detailed itinerary or to discuss how we can better assist you in crafting the perfect itinerary - our friendly travel specialists are here to help!

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