Aromatic tea tour of India
Chai lovers this one is for you..!!
If you have addiction for aroma and the taste that those tiny leaves give you then a visit to the places where they are grown is a must for you.
Coming from Eastern India is the “Assam Tea”
Tea plantations in Assam grow the Camelia Sinensis var Assamica variety of the tea plant. Assam is the only region globally where tea is grown in plains, and also the only other region apart from Southern China, which grows its own native tea plant.
A rolled leaf with a pronounced strong taste and rich color.
Apart from tea Assam treasures:
Majauli Island – The largest river island situated in River Brahmaputra.
Kamakhya Devi Temple – The Temple of Bleeding Goddess.
Kaziranga National Park – a world heritage site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world’s Great One-horned rhinoceros
A gateway to North Eastern States – You can proceed to the beautiful states of Meghalaya . Mizoram , Arunachal etc from Assam.
When you cross Orange Valley you can feel something in the air . A distinctive addictive spicy fragrance of tea.
An early summer harvested tea with a deep golden color and aroma.
You can hop to some local shop and can relish the freshly brewed tea. White tea and green tea from Darjeeling are famous for their rich flavor and antioxidants content which makes a royal cup.
Darjeeling has a lot to offer to its travelers:
Tiger Point: Sunrise Point
Ghoom Railway Station & Batasia Loop : A world heritage site.
Pashupati Nagar (Nepal)
Peace Pagoda & Japanese Temple
From the misty Blue Mountains of Ooty comes a tea with a golden color and gentle aroma.
Green lush tea gardens garnished with cotton clouds offering you a warm cup of tea with variety of flavors.
Ootacamund (Ooty) is the placed distinguished by the whistling Toy Train gushing from tunnels and mountains arrives at a place no less than heaven.
Along with delicious tea flavors it offers :
Doddabetta Peak – Highest Peak of Eastern Ghats.
Kodaikanal -250 kms ahead of ooty, Kodaikanal has several mesmerizing landscapes to give.
Munnar blended with nature’s best scenery, Munnar gives you more than just the tea. Clouds all over and greenest of hills on the corners of eyes , chilling breeze embracing you while you are sipping that perfect drink you will never feel like going back to home.
Munnar Tea with A dash of locally grown Cardamom serves as a cherry on cake.
Loved the Chai ? Love the tea gardens too and visit them soon..!!
Happy Tea Time..!!