Dhekiajuli is a small town, 55km from Tezpur, in Sonitpur district of Assam with several tea estates in its vicinity. Some of the major ones include Julia, Sapoi, Dibru-Darrang, Deckiajuli TE and Tinkhuria.
This is an over hundred years old heritage bungalow of the Keshav Kanoi family that has been manufacturing black premium CTC Tea since 1914. Legacy of five generations, 2600 acres of Sapoi tea plantations surrounds this heritage tea estate bungalow, and the stay here is truly an experience to cherish. A heady concoction of old world architecture, birdsongs, vivid flora, delectable home cooked meals is what makes it a perfect place to seek solace for your stressed up minds.
The bungalow has 6 spacious tastefully done rooms for guests and a living room followed by a large dining area. The place is beautifully done with a lot of space to unwind. A large open area with a gazebo in front, gardens all around, a machan at the back with a sitting area, the organic kitchen garden, games area with table tennis board, and the activity area with a huge round swing. There is a tree house as well.
You can engage in activities like planting your own tea saplings, pruning the tea bushes, cycling, joining the estate staff in their daily chores or going on a tea factory tour. Bike tours or photo walks at the tea estate can also be arranged.
Location: It is located 1.5 km from Bhutia Ali Gaon and 15 km from Dhekiajuli town.
No.of Rooms -6; Total Capacity -18
Orang National Park is around 30 km from Dhekiajuli. Guwahati Airport is the nearest airport, 147 km.There is a train from Guwahati to Dhekiajuli Road once daily. Hiring a cab is the most comfortable option to reach the estate.
They serve farm fresh home cooked organic fusion meals. The lavish meals are served as per the guest choice and preference. Barbeque can also be arranged in the garden. Do try their brick oven pizza, north Indian spread and tandoor items. Another not-to-miss item is traditional Assamese thali.
Parking • Internet • Power Backup • Running Hot Water • Open Seating Areas • Pet Friendly • Air Conditioner • Toiletries • Smoking in Outdoor Areas is Allowed • Barbecue • Bonfire (Paid) • Laundry (Paid) • Room Heater (Paid) • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
Bird Watching • Reading • Stargazing • Tea Estate Walk • Forest Walk •Yoga and Meditation • Hiking • Cycling • Fishing • Photo Walk • Mishing Tribe Lunch
Single Occupancy: 4000/-
Double Occupancy: 6000/-
Extra Person: 3000/-
Complimentary: Breakfast; Tour of the tea garden and factory visit.
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Serpanguri Brahma Mandir (15km) • Padum Pukhuri Gaon (18Km) • Manikpur Batho Temple (19Km) • Sitalmari Chapari (24km) • Orange National Park (30Km) • Tezpur(47km)
Chitralekha Udyan (50km) • Mahabhairab Temple (50km) • Agnigarh Hill (59km) • Kolia Bhomora Setu (57km) • Nameri National Park (73km) • Bamini Hill (52km) • Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary (80km)
Trekking & Hiking Points : Takla Pahar • Ganesh Mandir Bhairab Pod Trek • Nameri Trek
1. Check in time: 12 pm; Check out time: 10 AM
2. Please inform the host in advance your time of arrival and if you need lunch for the day you arrive.
3. Tea estate is shut on Thursdays and other public holidays.
4. No smoking inside the rooms
Keshav Kanoi will give you a warm traditional welcome. Keshav has a very gentle aura and is enthusiastic. Despite his busy schedule, he takes time to interact with guests and take them on a factory and plantation tour with him. You cannot help but notice his creativity and aesthetic sense that has leveled up the place to another level. He and his efficient team do their best to make the guests feel at home and make their stay memorable.
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