09 Feb, 2024
The New Initiative of Tea Estate Tourism at Kaziranga National Park
Great news for individuals planning a trip to the Northeast region of India! Kaziranga National Park which is home to the largest number of one-horned rhinos shares some thrilling news as it attempts to offer a chance for visitors to experience tea tourism in Assam. The initiative will come into action starting from February 2024.
Kaziranga’s New Tea Tourism Initiative lead Towards
The new initiative of the park will allow visitors to explore the lush green tea estate around Kaziranga, and visit the tea factories around the region to learn and understand how Assam’s CTC, traditional or green tea is organically grown and prepared amid the greeneries. During the tea estate tours, visitors will also get a chance to taste the flavour and scent of the tea leaves grown around.
Tea tourism in Kaziranga will showcase the beauty of Assam tea plantations along with the art of tea cultivation and production. The huge influx of tourists was seen after the initiatives launched by the park. This will also help the local businesses to earn profit along with reservations at resorts and hotels around, further contributing to the overall growth of the region.
Tourism in Kaziranga
Kaziranga National Park is listed in the UNESCO National Heritage Site as it is a tourist destination and conservation area which serves as a refuge for the Rhino hub along with several other wildlife species such as the Asian Elephant, the Asian Water Buffalo, Bengal Tigers, Swamp Deers, etc. The Kaziranga National Park is a perfect blend of grasslands and wetlands which attract tourists from several parts of the world.
Tourism in Kaziranga was highly affected during the time of global pandemic, Covid-19 which gave the idea to the park authorities to start several initiatives to attract more tourists, one such initiative is to explore Assam's tea culture by strolling the tea gardens of Kaziranga National Park. The initiatives not only promote cultural heritage but also delight the hearts of both residents and foreign visitors.
The park observed a record after the Covid-19 initiatives, the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve authorities witnessed over 1.7 lakh tourists including foreign visitors from October 2023 to January 2024. The data states that around a 4% rise in tourist arrival was seen since the Initiatives launched.
The park has also started cycling opportunities in Kohora, Jeep Safaris in Panpur and Boat Safari in Biswanath Wildlife Division which will lead tourists to visit the unexplored destinations within the Northeast region of the country.
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