The book "Chai: The Experience of Indian Tea", written by Rekha Sarin and Rajan Kapoor, tells an intrinsic story of Indian tea cultivation since the nineteenth century colonial India. The tea gardens got flourished not only in the eastern Himalayas but also other parts of the country, including the Nilgiris, Western Ghat and Kangra Valley. Out of them, Darjeeling Tea, the first ever recognized Geographical Indication of goods (GI) in India, is the finest of all. This book presents the fascinating stories of natural grandeur of tea gardens and tea estates across the country in a lucid way to non-specialist readers. This book is systematically organized with four sections on diverse range of issues, namely, (i) Chai the Indian Way, (ii) Into the Heartlands of Tea, (iii) From the Leaf to the Sip, and (iv) Tea the Universal Brew. This book contains seventeen chapters covering history of the tea industry development in places such as Assam, Darjeeling, South India, the Himalayas, and North-East region. Authors also depict picturesque natural grandeur of floras and faunas in the tea estates. In the last chapter author describes fifteen recipes with tea. This book is produced in a photo-documentation style to grasp basic understandings on the tea gardens and planters. This book also touches upon tea tourism and eco-tourism that help in economic development of lives of planters and labourers. This book is a must read for tea-lovers, and travelers visiting picturesque tea gardens in the Himalayas, Nilgiris, Western Ghat and other tea-cultivating places in India.