tea tourism and travel in the news: india

  • Ten top Indian rail journeys – Guardian UK [September 2010]  Starting in West Bengal, the super-fast Rajdhani reaches Assam in no time, vast stretches of emerald green paddy and tea plantations on both sides.  Travelling at a speed of 12kmph, the Toy Train trundles through dense forests, curving around tea plantations and bringing you as close as possible to the tea-pickers with baskets strapped on their heads.
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Coorg, IndiaReuters [September 2010] Coorg, or Kodagu, meaning “dense forest on steep hill,” is about is 1,500 meters above sea level with acres of coffee and tea plantations, orange groves, and lush forest. It also boasts three wildlife sanctuaries and one national park, ideal for trekkers.

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