Fresh tea directly from the source
tea is our specialty
At GavaTea we strive to be an ambassador of the Nilgiris tea to world.
We explore, taste and curate delicious, fresh and unique teas from the local estates.
We know our tea growers personally and ship fresh tea to you directly from the gardens – no middle men.
our tea collections
Our tea collections feature the freshest and the finest single origin teas from the estates in the Nilgiris region of South India.
Nilgiris tea is characterized by a unique aroma, flavor and taste.
sourced from a single estate
fresh from the garden to your cup
premium quality and taste
sustainably grown and produced
no middle men
from our blog
Spring has sprung and Mother’s Day is just around the corner! It’s a wonderful occasion to spend with family and celebrate the moms in our lives. Whether you are used to spending Mother’s Day at a brunch at your favorite restaurant or at the grandmas house, it’s...read more
We love going out for high tea at any time of year, but it’s a really special occasion for Mother’s Day. Most of us are safely quarantined in our homes and going out for a fancy afternoon tea is not an option right now. You can still enjoy your favorite tradition (or...read more
The mist is falling over the Nilgiri mountains. All of a sudden, the village with colorful houses, the road and the vegetable farm disappear into a thick white cloud. The only way to know there is village down there is by hearing the loud music coming from the small...read more
COVID-19 has quickly risen from a few hundred cases to hundreds of thousands, becoming a pandemic affecting the entire world. It feels as if everything has been paralyzed and our lives became suspended in the air. Doctors and scientists have been trying to crack the...read more
COVID-19 virus outbreak has likely generated more conspiracy and conflicting “news” that any other pandemic in history. You’ve probably seen thousands facebook posts, emails and WhatsApp message sharing various sources of information and advice how to protect...read more
The reality checkTruth be told, we underestimated the extend to which COVID-19 would take over the world when we planned our trip to India this year. Yet here we are: within just a few weeks things took a drastic turn. Borders are closed, schools are out indefinitely,...read more
Ooty is well known as a tea destination (oo-tea!) It’s pristine forests, tranquil green valleys, lakes, waterfalls and endless tea plantations offer perfect getaway from the city noise. When you drive through the winding roads with hundreds of hairpin bends, walk...read more
Whether you are trying to escape the heat and hustle of the city, looking to new hiking trails or planning a honeymoon, there isn’t really a bad time to visit the Nilgiris. Mornings are always pleasant and the afternoons hardly ever get uncomfortably hot. True,...read more
The Nilgiris District is in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. There are many theories how Nilgiris (English: Blue Mountains) got their name. It may be due to the bluish color of the valley during the early morning hours before the haze has lifted, or due to the...read more
Happy New Year! Hope 2020 has been off to a good start for you! It’s been sort of a tradition that I get a head cold on January 1st. Lack of sleep over the holidays has a lot to do with it, but the moment the clock turns midnight and the calendar flips to the new year...read more
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