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Tea Plucking in the Himalayas

Plucking tea at the Himalayas
Surround yourself with a green tea plantation in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh - an oasis of peace and nature. Here, you decide whether and how active you want to be, picking tea!
The landscape in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh in the Himalayas of India is heavenly - framed by high snowy mountains, there are densely forested green hills with occasional rustic wooden facades and roofs of handsome old farmhouses standing out between the fir trees; on the hills, the golden Buddhist temple of exiled Tibetans shines in the sun from afar. Crystal-clear rivers cut through the valley in wide, natural paths, from which protrude large smooth rocks washed by the water. Next to this, geometrically precise terraces of green rice fields are applied filigree.
The air of this landscape is incredibly fresh and invigorating . At the same time, the sun is strong with year-round maximum values ​​during the day of between 20 to 30 degrees.
The valley and the higher mountains give an ideal climate for tea cultivation , but also for tropical fruits.

Tea Plantation

You can live on a 20-acre private plantation, created by the British in 1848, where you either simply rest in this pure and refreshing Garden of Eden or join the plantation workers in picking tea and harvesting other fruits, such as mango, passion fruit, jackfruit, lychees, figs, strawberries and blackberries, as well as flowers. How active you are, depends entirely on yourself.
The local workers will tell you important facts about picking tea. In the tea factory, you learn about the processing of tea leaves.
You stay in a rustic house in the middle of the plantation where full boarding is provided.
The small town of Palampur is easily accessible; the plantation owners drive there to make purchases and other things almost daily and you can join them.
There is no real rainy season in Palampur, there is a little rainfall in July; the rest of the year is relatively dry. From November to March, nights can be cold with temperatures below 10 degrees.
Tea plantation Palampur

Stay on a tea plantation in the Himalayas

Minimum Duration: 3 Days
Maximum Duration: 1 Year
Language Requirements: English
Location: Palampur, Himachal Pradesh
Accommodation: Rustic house on the plantation

Price: In Tab "Rate"

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