Okayti Tea Honors International Tea Day 2024: A celebration of Tea Culture and Heritage

International Tea Day, celebrated globally on May 21st, serves as a tribute to the rich history, culture, and economic significance of tea. This year, Okayti Tea marked this special occasion with vibrant celebrations at Okayti Outlet, Bagdogra Airport and within their own picturesque tea estate. This event not only highlighted the exceptional quality and heritage of Okayti Tea but also underscored the enduring connection between tea and the communities that cherish it.

The Legacy of Okayti Tea

Okayti Tea has a storied history that dates back to the late 1870’s. Nestled in the lush hills of Darjeeling, Okayti Tea Estate is renowned for producing some of the finest single estate organic Darjeeling Tea, often referred to as the “Champagne of Teas.” The estate’s commitment to quality, sustainability, and community has earned it a revered place in the hearts of tea enthusiasts worldwide.

The Essence of International Tea Day

International Tea Day aims to raise awareness about the cultural and economic significance of tea, promote sustainable tea production, and support the livelihoods of tea workers. This global observance encourages people to appreciate the intricate process that transforms tea leaves into a comforting cup of tea and to recognize the contributions of those who make it possible.

International Tea Day Celebrations 

This year, Okayti Tea brought the spirit of International Tea Day to Okayti Store, Bagdogra Airport, a key gateway to the Darjeeling region. The Okayti Tea counter  was adorned with vibrant displays showcasing the journey of Okayti Tea from the plantation to the cup. Passengers and visitors were greeted with an immersive experience that highlighted the unique characteristics of Darjeeling tea and the meticulous craftsmanship involved in its production.

Interactive Interaction and Tea Session 

One of the main attractions was the interactive interaction with the tea connoisseurs where we highlighted the history and heritage of Okayti Tea. From vintage photographs depicting the early days of the estate to detailed descriptions of the tea-making process, the interaction provided a comprehensive overview of what makes Okayti Tea exceptional.

Additionally, a  tea session was set up, offering travelers a chance to sample different varieties of Okayti Tea. Expert tea sommeliers guided participants through the tasting process, explaining the nuances of flavor, aroma, and texture that distinguish each variety. This hands-on experience allowed visitors to develop a deeper appreciation for the craftsmanship involved in creating Okayti’s exquisite teas.

International Tea Day Celebrations at Okayti Tea Estate

While the festivities at Bagdogra Airport brought Okayti Tea closer to travelers and tea enthusiasts, the celebrations at the Okayti Tea Estate were equally enchanting. Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of Darjeeling, the estate provided a perfect backdrop for a day dedicated to tea.

The Impact of Okayti Tea’s International Tea Day Celebrations

Okayti Tea’s celebrations on International Tea Day had a profound impact on both the local community and visitors. By bringing the festivities to Okayti outlet and tea estate, Okayti Tea reached a diverse audience, spreading awareness about the cultural and economic importance of tea. The event fostered a sense of pride and appreciation for Darjeeling tea, encouraging more people to explore and enjoy this exceptional beverage.

At the Okayti Tea Estate, the celebrations strengthened the bond between the estate and the community. Visitors left with a deeper understanding of the dedication and hard work that goes into producing Okayti Tea. The immersive experiences offered during the celebrations highlighted the importance of sustainable practices and fair treatment of workers, aligning with the global goals of International Tea Day.


Okayti Tea’s celebration of International Tea Day at store and within the tea estate was a resounding success. The event showcased the rich heritage and exceptional quality of Okayti Tea while promoting the values of sustainability and community. Through interactive exhibits, interactive tea session, cultural performances, and educational workshops, Okayti Tea brought the story of Darjeeling tea to life, inspiring a deeper appreciation for this beloved beverage.

As we look to the future, Okayti Tea remains committed to upholding the traditions and values that have defined its legacy for over a century. By celebrating International Tea Day, Okayti Tea not only honors the past but also paves the way for a sustainable and vibrant future for tea. Whether at an airport or amidst the rolling hills of Darjeeling, the spirit of Okayti Tea continues to captivate and inspire tea lovers around the world.

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