Araksa Tea plantation is one of the oldest tea plantations in Thailand. Located in Mae Tang, Chiang Mai on a scenic, evergreen hill north of Chiang Mai, this tea-growing site specializes in producing high quality Assam tea, a black tea named after India's largest tea growing region.
Located in Mae Tang District, Chiang Mai, on a scenic, evergreen hill, Araksa Tea Plantation specialises in producing high quality Assam tea, a black tea named after the name of India’s largest tea growing region.
See the beauty of the lush tea plantation and learn about the tea growing process from the beginning. Get hands-on as you learn how to pluck tea leaves from resident tea pluckers. Watch how the leaves are processed in a traditional way and enjoy a cup of tea and traditional Thai snack.
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 plucker will lead you to the tea bushes where she will show you how to pluck tea leaves. You are welcome to join her (We will give you a bamboo basket to carry during the tea plucking activity).
At the roasting station, we 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 delicious Thai snack.
Opening hours: 10am or 2pm. Transfer from Chiangmai City is at surcharge.