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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Where can I sample the different types of tea in Kathmandu?

Manish Kumar DEC 10 2012
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The luscious, sprawling tea plantations surrounding Kathmandu provide the tea lover visiting this place an abundance of the choicest teas. Ranging from varieties such as Assam, Lemongrass, Rose, Sencha, Mint to Jasmine, Herbal, Organic and Burmese tea. Not only do you end up not feasting your eyes, even your taste buds are in for a treat!

The best places to sample a steaming cuppa are:

  • Ting Tea Lounge

    Sink into comfortable cushions and relax while trying a refreshing drink from the plethora of inventive teas that are served here. Some recommendations are
    Pi Lo Chun, 'Green Snail Tea', Tings Herbal Tea and Organic Himalayan Sencha.

    Address: House 322
    Nursery Galli
    House 322


Official Website: http://tingsblog.com/

  • Sagarmatha Tea House

    This small establishment is run by two very hospitable brothers. Not only can you try an assortment of teas like
    Rose and Sencha, but you can also pick up some tea leaves to take back home.
    Depending upon the variety, a kg of tea can cost you anywhere between 300 to 3500 NPR. Also buy masala spices with
    recipes, organic coffees, local honey, and tea pots and accessories when here.

Address: Opposite Bluebird Department

Telephone: +977-1-4436169

  • Buddha Tea Shop

    A smallish shop specializing in
    tea, coffee and packaged spices in Thamel area, this shop sees a large number of tourist flock to it for buying Nepalese tea due to its convenient location.

Address: Thamel Road

  • Nepal Tea House

    Not only does this exquisite shop sell tea, it also sends tea by post to its international customers. Probably housing the largest variety in all of Nepal, the famous flavours of tea from here are the
    Arniko Tea, Hand Made Tea, Ilam Valley Black Tea and Puwamai Green Tea.

Address: 23/47

Telephone: +977-1-4246703
Official Website: http://www.nepalteahouse.com

Sip an exotic drink and feel it work its magic over you in the mesmerising lands of Kathmandu.

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