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Kolukkumalai

Kolukkumalai  is a small village/hamlet in Bodinayakanur Taluk in the Theni district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu bordering Idukki district of Kerala.It is home to the highest tea plantations in the world with the tea grown here possessing a special flavour and freshness because of the high altitude.

Kolukkumalai is the world’s highest elevation tea plantation at 7900 feet msl. Kolukkumalai is without argument one of the world’s most beautiful scenic destinations. Started in the early 1900s the estate produces tea using the orthodox method in the time tested tea factory. Little has changed here since the colonial planters left leaving behind their legacy of one of the best quality tea you can get in South India. [The higher the altitude, the better tasting tea + manufactured using a low productive but high quality tea manufacture processEach day hundreds of tourists ascend Kolukkumalai by jeeps to witness and experience nature’s ultimate fireworks of awe- the sunrise over mountain tops, the inhale of pure high altitude air, the rare experience of the antiquated orthodox manufacturing process of tea and the sheer scenic marvels of mountain tops- the paradise on heavens!


Activities 

Trekking 8 km from bottom to the factory 

Sunrise view point

Factory visit 

 

How to Reach

23 Km from Munnar town and 22 km from Anachal we can go by  walk or jeep to enter kolukkumalai 


Entry Fee 

Harrison  Estate per vehicle : Rs 300 INR for Jeep ( Up to 8 members) 

Kolukkumalai  Estate per person   Rs 100 INR includes factory entry 

(Harrison estate entry fee just for entry if we need to watch factory will get another packages , we can use their fresh rooms and tea shop) 


Kolukkumalai  is a small village/hamlet in Bodinayakanur Taluk in the Theni district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu bordering Idukki district of Kerala.It is home to the highest tea plantations in the world with the tea grown here possessing a special flavour and freshness because of the high altitude.

Kolukkumalai is the world’s highest elevation tea plantation at 7900 feet msl. Kolukkumalai is without argument one of the world’s most beautiful scenic destinations. Started in the early 1900s the estate produces tea using the orthodox method in the time tested tea factory. Little has changed here since the colonial planters left leaving behind their legacy of one of the best quality tea you can get in South India. [The higher the altitude, the better tasting tea + manufactured using a low productive but high quality tea manufacture processEach day hundreds of tourists ascend Kolukkumalai by jeeps to witness and experience nature’s ultimate fireworks of awe- the sunrise over mountain tops, the inhale of pure high altitude air, the rare experience of the antiquated orthodox manufacturing process of tea and the sheer scenic marvels of mountain tops- the paradise on heavens!


Activities 

Trekking 8 km from bottom to the factory 

Sunrise view point

Factory visit 

 

How to Reach

23 Km from Munnar town and 22 km from Anachal we can go by  walk or jeep to enter kolukkumalai 


Entry Fee 

Harrison  Estate per vehicle : Rs 300 INR for Jeep ( Up to 8 members) 

Kolukkumalai  Estate per person   Rs 100 INR includes factory entry 

(Harrison estate entry fee just for entry if we need to watch factory will get another packages , we can use their fresh rooms and tea shop) 


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