CMI-0047: ARAKSA TEA PLANTATION
Location : Araksa Tea Planation, Mae Tang, Chiang Mai
Activity Sessions : 10:00 hrs and 14:00 hrs
Duration of Activity : Approximately 2 hours
** FOC for child under 24 months
** Transfers to / from Tea Plantation are not included
VALIDITY: 01 May 2015 – 31 October 2016
Located on a scenic, evergreen hill in Mae Tang District, about 60 kilometers north of Chiang Mai, Araksa Tea Plantation specializes in producing high quality Assam tea, a black tea named after India's largest tea growing region.
As visitors you can enjoy beauty of the lush tea plantation and learn all about the tea growing process. You will be invited to join resident tea pickers, watch how the leaves are processed according to age-old traditions and then enjoy a cup of tea and traditional Thai snack. Araksa Tea Plantation is at Mae Tang district (1 hour from Chiang Mai) and only 5.7 kilometers away from Lisu Lodge.
Upon arrival at the tea plantation, you will be greeted by our staff, who will explain the different processes and methods used to cultivate young tea plants. After that, our resident picker will lead you to the tea bushes where you will learn how to pick tea leaves.
At the roasting station, we will demonstrate the art of processing tea by hand from kneading to roasting. When the roasting is done, enjoy a cup of iced or hot tea with a delicious Thai snack.
Khon Thai Tour believes we are sharing with you a new experience in sustainable tourism. The new tea plantation tour will give you an understanding of cultural preservation, sustainable agriculture and healthy living.