Tea Plantation in Kerala1.Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation, Idukki
2. Kannan Devan Hills Plantation, Munnar
3. Elstone Tea Estate, WayanadMost people start their day with a refreshing cup of tea and some of these tea varieties come from the historical Kerala tea plantations which date back to the British Era. The beautiful slopes of Western Ghats is a prime area for tea plantation and the British had taken advantage of this along with the weather and rich soil to start planting tea here. Today as you visit some of the hill stations of Kerala such as Munnar and Wayanad, a breathtaking view of lush green tea plantations on rolling hills will surely captivate you.
4.Chinnakanal Tea Fields
Munnar has several of the Kerala tea estates which include the Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation, famed to be the highest tea plantation in the world, and the Kannan Devan Hills Plantation, which houses the country’s first tea museum. Near to Munnar is the Chinnakanal Tea Fields which will enthral you with its tranquil ambience and untouched beauty. If you are visiting Wayanad, you must include a visit to Elstone Tea Estate in your itinerary to take a look at the captivating lush green carpet of tea plants on the sloping hills.
Other noteworthy tea plantations include the one located in the Bonakkad village, located at the altitude of 1100 meters above sea level. No matter which tea plantation you visit, you should definitely take the opportunity to savour the taste of a variety of teas and also purchase some to take home along with you.