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Tea Festival Assam
A fusion of tea, music and enjoyment, the Tea Festival is a popular festival of Assam. It is celebrated in Jorhat and is hosted by Assam Tourism. Assam is the largest tea producing state in India and is famous for its tea all over the world. The festival is held in November every year. Participating in this festival is a great experience. You get to taste different kinds of tea under one roof. Not only this the festival offers several wonderful opportunities: a journey through the tea gardens, a visit to the Golf course, jungle safaris, angling, river rafting and romantic River Cruises. If you happen to be in Assam during the Tea festival, do participate in it. The memories of this unique festival will be long remembered.
Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC) in Guwahati is the venue for the festival. This Tea Festival attracts a lot of tourists from far and wide and hence plays a significant role the economy of Assam. Visitors take back home several packets of tea leaves to relish the tasty tea of Assam for months together. The festival also offers an opportunity to mingle with Assamese and know their culture. Cultural functions are organised during the festival for entertainment purpose. So many opportunities rolled into one – Tea Festival.