KOLUKKUMALAI TEA PLANTATION WALK WITH TEA FACTORY VISIT(4-5 hrs tea trail tour)
Reporting place and time : Kolukumalai tea factory
Starting time : 10 am
Tour inclusions : Drinking water, Tea & snacks, Tour guide, Plantation & Tea factory entrance fee.
Nature of Tour : Medium guided trek (Available all the days as per suitable weather forecast)
Tour finishing point : starting point.
Kolukkumalai is the world’s highest elevation tea plantation at 7900 feet msl. Started in the early 1900s estate produces tea using the orthodox method in the time tested factory. kolukkumalai located at kottayadi village bodinaykkanur taluk, theni district in Thamilnadu but it is accessible via Suryanelly, Chinnakanal, Kerala.
Plantation walk -2 hour
Plantation walk is a day tour. This involves a maximum 3 hour walk through plantation and interaction with Tea pluckers to learn local culture of people. This walk is good for our mind and body. It’s a amazing experience introduced by kolukkumalai tea factory.
Kolukkumalai Tea factory visit and Tea tasting – 1.5 hrs
Kolukkumalai is the highest elevation organic tea factory in the world, which built around 1930’s by the british. The visitors are given a briefing about the origin of tea for consumption, its history& health benefits .Wethering , Rolling ,fermentation, Drying , fiber extraction, grading, are the six steps of tea production.
The guests are explained about tea tasting terminology and shown ways of making an ideal cup of tea. They are also allowed to taste and favor the various grades of tea produced in the factory.
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