India

Rhinos and Tea Leaves

Explore Assam, a rarely-visited region of India, where you will sip on more tea than you could ever imagine amongst its endless tea hills. On your trip you will stay with a leading planter family and learn all about the local art of tea picking, drinking and planting. And to top it off you will spend a day on safari in Kaziranga National Park - be sure to keep your eyes peeled for tigers, monkey and sambar deer.
 
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Location: Guwahati/Sampdruk Jongkhar - Kaziranga National Park - Jorhat 
Prices from: £585 - per person – Standard accommodation 

Tea Time in Darjeeling

Embrace the wonderful, unique atmosphere of Darjeeling, a town nestled in the shadow of Kanchenjunga, one of the highest mountains in the Himalayas. You will head to Darjeeling on the legendary toy train, passing through Emerald tea fields as you go, before arriving in the town to explore its ramshackle streets and local market stalls. There is also opportunities to visit Buddhist Monasteries and catch a scenic sunrise at the top of Tiger Hill.

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Location: Darjeeling
Prices from: £345 - per person – Standard accommodation, £498 - per person – In Style accommodation

Chai in the Sky

The cool mountain air, spectacular views and vibrant valleys help to make Munnar a must-visit destination. Spend a few days unwinding amongst the emerald green tea plantations before heading to the local museum to learn about the history of tea-growing in this area - be sure to sample all the different brews on offer!


Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Location: Munnar
Prices from: £218 - per person - Standard accommodation, £418 - per person - In Style accommodation

Sri Lanka

Explore the Emerald Valleys of Ella

Gaze upon the Sri Lankan countryside as you make your way to Ella by train, enjoying the rolling landscape of tea hills and endless valleys. Your hillside hotel makes the perfect base before heading out on an adventure. Hike to Little Adam's Peak and Ella rock where you will wander through several tea plantations and discover picturesque waterfalls. 

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
Location: Nuwara Eliya - Ella
Prices from: £325 - per person - Standard accommodation, £345 - per person - In Style accommodation

Indonesia

Wandering through Plantations

This trip takes you in to rural Indonesia. Leave behind the busy streets of Bandung as you head to Lembang, a small town surrounded by volcanic hills, tea plantations and glistening waterfalls. As you take a hike through the countryside, a guide will share the tricks of the trade when it comes to local tea production. 

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Location: Bandung - Lembang - Bandung
Prices from: £268 - per person - Standard accommodation, £375 - per person - In Style accommodation

Japan

Zen Gardens & Folk Villages

Learn the art of Sake making and indulge in a tasting tour as you explore the picturesque mountain and river views of the Sanmachi-suji district in Takayama. Spend two nights getting lost in the charm of this atmospheric town and taking in its spectacular views.

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Location: Takayama
Prices from: £465 - per person – Standard accommodation, £648 - per person – In Style accommodation

Malaysia

Time for Tea

As you wander through the rows of fragrant tea leaves you will soon discover why The Cameron Highlands is one of the most beautiful areas in Malaysia. With tea plantations aplenty, the views across the highlands are breath-taking throughout the day. During your tour, you will stay in a unique hotel for two nights and spend your days taking in the fresh, crisp air whilst relaxing in the rolling hills with a brew.

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Location: Cameron Highlands
Prices from: £158 - per person – Standard accommodation, £228 - per person – In Style accommodation

China

Teddy Bears and Tea Houses

This trip will take you into the heart of China's teahouse culture.  Spend two nights in Chengdu where you'll be welcomed by friendly locals and enjoy mouth-watering food before heading off to visit the giant pandas. Be sure to immerse yourself in the relaxed pace of life as you check out old Chinese shops and trial the traditional cuisine. 

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Location: Chengdu
Prices from: £148 - per person – Standard accommodation, £198 - per person – In Style accommodation

Myanmar

High Tea in the Highlands

Home to colonial buildings, tiny churches and several mesmerising mansions, the town of Pyin Oo Lwin in the Shan highlands is the perfect location to tuck into Burmese high tea. During your trip you will stay at a charming chalet style hotel and explore the expanding town by bicycle - keep your eyes peeled for all of the impressive architecture!

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
Location: Pyin Oo Lwin
Prices from: £148 - per person - Standard accommodation, £218 - per person - In Style accommodation

To see the full range of bite sized trips and itineraries please visit: www.rickshawtravel.co.uk or call Rickshaw Travel's team of experts on: 01273 322399.

Rickshaw Travel's specialists will always be at hand to give advice and answer questions.  A minimum of three bite-size trips is required to build a personalised itinerary with Rickshaw Travel. International flights are not included but can be arranged.

Please note: All prices correct at time of release but may be subject to change – please refer to the www.rickshawtravel.co.uk for the latest pricing information