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Kumaon, India - October 12-23

Tea farmer Muni, picking tea in the spring in Kumaon India. Wearing handwoven and dyed vibrant clothing.

Immerse yourself in rural Himalayan culture in this 12 day voyage into the remote Kumaon region. We’ll begin by flying into  Delhi, the bustling nation’s capital, and experiencing its breathtaking diversity, from its ancient markets to its modern art scene. Next we’ll take an overnight train into the foothills and head to Avani, a non-profit pioneering rural livelihood creation through tea, textiles, and renewable energy.  After we’ll go to the heart of Kumaon tea production and study tea with the Birkbeck family, who runs a family homestead at the top of an enchanting 30 hectare tea garden.  Finally, we’ll come back to Delhi and wrap the trip up with a day trip to the Taj Mahal. 

 

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India Tea Tour - Spring 2018

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Immerse yourself in rural Himalayan culture in this 12 day voyage into the remote Kumaon region. We’ll begin by flying into  Delhi, the bustling nation’s capital, and experiencing its breathtaking diversity, from its ancient markets to its modern art scene. Next we’ll take an overnight train into the foothills and head to Avani, a non-profit pioneering rural livelihood creation through tea, textiles, and renewable energy.  After we’ll go to the heart of Kumaon tea production and study tea with the Birkbeck family, who runs a family homestead at the top of an enchanting 30 hectare tea garden.  Finally, we’ll come back to Delhi and wrap the trip up with a day trip to the Taj Mahal.

Darjeeling Trip - Spring 2018

Legendary tea garden of Darjeeling India.  Travel with us to the organic, biodynamic Makaibari Garden.  Young Mountain Tea

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Visit the world's most famous tea region during the legendary 1st Flush. Includes tastings at famous tea houses in Darjeeling town, visits to several leading Darjeeling gardens, and a homestay on the iconic Makaibari Estate where we'll meet Rajah Banerjee, the charismatic pioneer of organic practices.