Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Kottagudi

4.6
#1 of 15 in Things to do in Theni District
Visit the highest tea plantation in the world at Kolukkumalai Tea Estate. Sitting at 2,170 m (7,130 ft) above sea level, this attraction requires quite a journey to reach, so count on taking a jeep across muddy and bumpy roads. Learn the plantation's traditional, orthodox tea-making process, which includes withering, rolling, sieving, fermenting, and more. With breathtaking views of rugged terrain and endless hiking trails, you may be tempted to stay overnight. Check out the attraction's facilities, including a range of options, from modern rooms to workers' accommodation. Plan your Kolukkumalai Tea Estate visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kottagudi using our Kottagudi online trip itinerary builder .
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  • Kolukkumalai is wonderful at early morning. You have to be there at 6 am at least. One should know that car will not go there. At Suryanelli the town down you have to park your car and hire a jeep fro...  more »
  • Stayed at black eagles camp then trekked for almost 45 min to reach the singapara Where we enjoyed the sunrise breathtaking view Looked like a tiger/lion face with musthache Can spend some time therw  more »
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