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Exploring Tambi Tea Farming, Wonosobo Central Java

Tambi Tea Farming is one of natural tourist destination in Central Java. The farming is stretching along 830 hectares with a low temperature around 15 degree C and it will make you able to enjoy natural beauty for hours. The stretch of tea farming with green scenery will make you feel great since you stepping at the farming of Tambi.

Location of Tambi Tea Farming
The farming is located at Tambi Village, Kejajar sub-districk, Wonosobo Regency, Central Java. This place can be reached around 20 minutes from Dieng Plateu. Even though Tea Tambi Farming is located at the middle of village, but the it is accessible. The easy way to visit Tambi Tea Farming is by car from Wonosobo which is taken around 16 km. 

Actually, public transportation is also available. You can take a bus Wonosobo – Dieng and you have to turn down at Tambi Village. Next you have to continue your journey by on foot around 200 meters from the main road. Although you have to struggle to pass along 16 km from Wonosobo to Tambi Tea Farming, you will never feel bore because you can enjoy the beauty of nature during your trip. The green scenery is look like amazing carpet that will refresh your eyes. 
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Explore Tambi Tea Farming
As you approach the tea farming, the fresh atmosphere will welcome you and it will make you want to stay longer. Not only to record the beautiful farming, but to explore it as well. If you like selfi, you can walk among the tea tree. The background of green scenery really make you feel good. 

If you arrive at Tambi Tea Farming in the morning, you will have chance to see the worker picking the tea leaves. Most of them are female and they look so professional using a big scissor and they work from 06.00 – 12.00. If the condition is good, they able to harvest around 50 kg of tea leaves a day.

This farming is divided into 3 parts, i.e. Tanjung, Pedagah, and Tambi itself. The entire of farming is around 830 hectares. Tambi Tea Farming is located at the highest places with 1.400 m to 2.100 m above sea level. That is why the atmosphere in this spot is so fresh and chilly.

The owner of Tambi Tea Farming provide many package for those people who want to explore the farming, from standard (IDR27.500 per person) to exclusive (IDR55.000 per person). For standard package, you will have chance to explore the farming, visiting the factory and enjoy the tea. If you choose exclusive package, you have the same experience just like standard package, plus you will have chance for banquet.

Harvesting tea at Tambi Tea Farming
What makes Tambi Tea Farming interesting for visitors is because you will have chance to harvest the tea. Yes, the farming provide you the hat and basket. If you have no experiences, no worries because the guide will accompany you and will explain how to harvest the tip of leaf. Very interesting, isn’t it? So, it will be the first experience to harvest tea and that happen in Tambi Tea Farming in Wonosobo.

After satisfied picking the tea, next you can go to the factory to see how to process the tea. In this place, you will see the tip of leaves will be poured into a big container with length 1m x 20m and able to accommodate 1 ton of tea leaves. 

The drying process in this place will be continued by entering it into a hole that have direct connection to hulling machine. The result of hulling process will separated according to the quality. The tea from Tambi itself has been exported to many countries, such as USA, Japan, India, Middle East, and Russia.

Travelers, if you want to stay longer at Tambi Tea Farming, you can stay in the homestay. There are 22 rooms that able to accommodate 150 people. Happy traveling!

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