Located on a scenic, evergreen hill in Mae Tang, Araksa Tea Plantation specialises in producing high quality Assam tea, a black tea named after the name of India’s largest tea growing region.
What to Expect
Upon arrival at the tea plantation, you will be greeted by the staff, who will explain the different processes and methods used to cultivate young tea plants.
After that, the resident plucker will lead you to the tea bushes where she will show you how to pluck tea leaves. You are welcome to join her (you will be given a bamboo basket to carry during the tea plucking activity).
At the roasting station, staff will demonstrate the art of making tea by hand from kneading to roasting tea leaves. When the roasting is done, enjoy a cup of tea with a delicious Thai snack.
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Transfer between Chiang Mai city or airport and Araksa tea plantation
Know Before You Go
Opening times: open daily 10.00 – 17.00
Tour sessions: 10.00 and 14.00