Taste the Lifestyle of a Traditional Tea Planter
Wild Mahseer is located in the centre of Assam, North East India, on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the district of Sonitpur, 20 minutes from the ancient city of Tezpur. It is a beautiful oasis set in the midst of the Balipara division of Addabarie Tea Estate, established by the British Assam Tea Company in 1864. Named after one of the toughest game fish in the world, Wild Mahseer is a unique haven for legendary conventions of the erstwhile British planters of Assam.
This boutique resort is an excellent spot to celebrate those special life defining moments be it a wedding, a birthday or anniversary, with close family and friends and is the ideal setting for returning families of former planters to re-discover their roots.
When guests cruise in a country boat on the Brahmaputra River and go rafting or fishing on its tributaries, they re-live the historic pastimes of British planters in Assam.
Be transported to a bygone age as you taste the traditions of a tea estate sahib and memsahib.
Sip “bed tea”, a pre-breakfast cuppa served in your room.
Savour a sundowner at sunset on the verandah of your bungalow.
Dine on Anglo-Indian fusion cuisine featuring a mouthwatering selection of aromatic curries and tangy chutneys made with ingredients from our organically homegrown produce.
Characterised by its elegant Victorian architecture is the former Visiting Agent’s residence. Surrounded by tea gardens and immersed in over 100 years of rich history this 3-bedroom Heritage Bungalow has been resplendently restored.
Three other independent bungalows provide an additional nine double rooms, each with its own en suite bathroom. The First Flush, an airy, sunny dining pavilion, is the place to go for a meal or a tea tasting session, and Two & A Bud, accommodating up to thirty people, serves as our conference centre.
Wild Mahseer’s old-world charm and gracious living, together with its lush surroundings and vast range of activities, make it an ideal get away for people fromall over the planet.
Take a spin in our classic Land Rover or second generation Range Rover or fire up the Indian Enfield motorbike for a ride round the estate. Conclude a neighbourhood elephant trek with afternoon tea set on a lacy-clothed table encircled by tea bushes.
Positioned in the very lap of nature and immersed in the mystique of tea, Wild Mahseer has ample history embedded in its British Assam lifestyle. There is something of interest for everyone: the nature lover, the gourmet, the traditional farming fanatic, the relaxer, the meditator, the sportsman, the culture junkie, the wildlife enthusiast, the ornithologist and the adventurer.
Our guests have included world renowned environmentalists, wildlife conservationists, anglers, Hollywood film crews, photographers, members of International Diplomatic Corps, planters’ families and a whole range of adventure enthusiasts from many different countries including the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Bangladesh as well as from all over India.
Why not join us too?
We promise you the trip of a lifetime.