assam tea festival
DatesStart Date: 15-01-2021 End Date: 15-01-2021
This is a unique and extravagant tea festival celebrated in Assam, the place that is renowned in the world for its tea. People from all over the world come to witness this beauty alive in the presence of all the other tea lovers and fellow tourists. The visitors immensely enjoy at the festival and cherish the festive memories for a lifetime.
The grand tea festival is held every year in the winter season between November and January. The winter season has huge cultivation of tea, and so it is the best time for the tourists to come and see the state bloom to its beauty.
The festival is also known as the Jorhat Tea Festival as it is celebrated in the JORHAT district in the northeastern state of Assam.
The festival is organized by the Tourism department of Assam and is celebrated in several parts of the state of Assam, of which Jorhat district hosts the grandest festival.
The festival was initiated by the tourism department to celebrate the significance of Tea for their state and also to attract a greater number of tourists in the state.
The festival reflects the beauty, culture, and the warm hospitality of the people of Assam.
The famous Assam tea festival is celebrated with fun, gaiety, music, and lots of tea. There are many activities for the tourists to take part in and they are taking a stroll to the tea gardens, playing golf, safaris to the jungles in the state, tasting the delicious local food items apart from the tea. There is also a lot of shopping and cultural entertainment.
The festival also offers the tourists with adventure sports such as rafting and angling on the cold rivers.
The tourists can plan a visit to the Guwahati Tea Auction and enjoy the different enriching flavors of tea.
Tourists can try their hand at golfing, held at the Jorhat Gymkhana which comes under the list of the world’s oldest golf courses.
There are tours arranged to the tea heritage sites, ethnic fairs, and food fests held for the people to taste the local cuisines. Adventure sports and little handicrafts market of gifts and souvenirs are enjoyed by the tourists.
Along with these activities, the natives also prepare some cultural music and dance events to entertain the tourists and make them feel warm.
People can explore more of Jorhat district by visiting the Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Gazpur, the Shiva temple, and the Cinnamora Tea estate.
Assam, also known as the tea city of India, celebrates the festival on a large scale and hosts the tourists very enthusiastically.