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The Greener Pastures Tour

Many of the largest tea properties have heritage bungalows which sometimes are older than a century. Your stay in these bungalows will take you back in time - to the days of the subtle and elegant Victorian Aristocracy. You will enjoy all the pleasure of the relaxation given by a laid back existence, sipping the finest teas of the world doing nothing else but glare at the surrounding green landscapes that goes for infinities of miles.

Itinerary:

 

Day 1: Dibrugarh

 Arrive at Dibrugarh Airport. Check in to Mancotta Tea Heritage Bungalow, situated amongst tea gardens. Rest of the day will be free to unwind and relax.

 

Day 2: Dibrugarh

After breakfast leave for a tea tour and learn all the secrets and technics of tea production. Return for Lunch. Evening will be dedicated to the visit Dibrugarh town, the tea capital of India.

 

Day 3: Dibrugarh

Feel free to stroll around the tea gardens and enjoy the laid back lifestyle. It is amazing to realize, when wandering around those exploitations, how relaxing tea gardens are. Evening cultural Bihu show will be organized, performed by the locals.

 

Day 4: Dibrugarh - Johrat

After breakfast, leave for Johrat (3 hours). On the road, visit the historical town of Sivsagar and get to see the ancient ruins of the Ahom Dynasty that ruled Assam for 600 years. Feel the weight of years and witness the leftovers of a former powerful state that slowly declined in the memories after its fall. Stay at over a century old Tea Bungalow at Johrat.

 

Day 5: Johrat

Take a tour around tea estates and visit a Primate Sanctuary where seven species of primates are found, including the shy Hoolock Gibbon. The region is famous for its primate population, fascinating as they have so many common points with us. Entering their realm is a wonderful experience. Evening will be free. Bon-fire can be lightened on request.

 

Day 6: Johrat - Dibrugarh

 Drive back to Dibrugarh (3 hours) for a flight back home.

 

Accommodation: Two categories of hotels are proposed: Palace & Forts or Heritage Hotels:

 

Price: on request

 

Price includes:

Welcome and assistance in airport.

Transfers/Surface transports in the private AC car (Toyota Innova or Tata Indigo).

Accommodation based on double occupancy & breakfast.

Hotel taxes and services.

Insurances .

 

Price doesn’t include:

Other meals and drinks.

Entrance fees for temples, monuments and museums mentioned in the program.

Usual tips for guides and drivers.

Personal expenses..

Domestic flights