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Assam Tea and Coffee Gardens Tour

 


Assam is among the enchanting destinations of North East India where tourists come to relax in the lap of Mother nature. Its lush greenery and peaceful ambiance refresh the minds and hearts of tourists. Located in north east India, Assam is a wonderful state with fascinating attractions. Its dense forests and undulating plains compliment each other very beautifully. The beautiful Brahmaputra river originating from Tibet flows through this state.

While touring Assam one must visit its Tea Gardens which are extremely captivating. The tea produced here is famous all over the world for its fine quality and good taste. Take back home some tea packets and relish its taste for long. The gardens are spread over hundreds of acres of land and also offer picturesque views. Stroll through these gardens and breathe in the wonderful aroma.





Also see the workers at work in these gardens to get an idea about tea production process. The tea gardens have a major role to play in the economy of the state. The state is ranked as the world's second commercial tea producing place. It produces fine quality black, white and green tea. The history of tea production in the state goes back to the 10th century CE. During the times when tea was not produced for commercial purposes, the people of this state used to chew tea leaves without processing them.

The best place in the state to experience the beauty of tea gardens is Dibrugarh. It is the largest tea exporting center of the country. It is the gateway to three tea producing districts namely Tinsukia, Jorhat and Dibrugarh. Dibrugarh is popularly known as the 'Tea city of India'. The views of the lush green tea gardens with Himalayas as the backdrop will surely capture your heart.

In the month of November every year, the 'Tea Festival' is celebrated in the state with great enthusiasm. Held at the Guwahati Tea Auction Center, the festival offers an opportunity to tourists to taste a variety of tea at one place.


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