Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

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  • Address: Munnar, Kerala, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 75 INR
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Estate, Family And Kids, Nature

Munnar and picturesque tea gardens go hand in hand. Without these lush greeneries, Munnar would have become a dull place. Hence, when you are in Munnar, visiting a tea estate is a must. And for that, Kolukkumalai tea estate stands out as the best one. Known as one of the highest tea estate in the world, Kolukkumalai promises to offer a memorable tour laced with adventure and relaxation. As you walk through the rocky paths and come across the green scenery, the charming beauty of the place will tempt you to spend hours over here.

Don’t miss out the chance to witness the lifestyle of the tea workers. If possible then try to be part of the tea-tasting session to take a sip of different flavors of tea.

Make sure you buy a fresh tea packet as a souvenir for yourself. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Munnar Itinerary 3 Days.

  • Hiring a car is recommended as public transport is not available in Munnar.
  • Wear loose and comfortable clothing.
  • Things you should carry with yourself: cap, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable footwear.
  • Jeep is usually considered for the transportation.

  • Rs 75 for adults.
  • Visit official website for children ticket prices.

  • Hire a car or taxi from the centre of Munnar. 

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  • Kolukkumalai Tea Estate Address: Munnar, Kerala, India
  • Kolukkumalai Tea Estate Timing: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Kolukkumalai Tea Estate Price: 75 INR
  • Best time to visit Kolukkumalai Tea Estate(preferred time): 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kolukkumalai Tea Estate: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 22.54% of people who visit Munnar include Kolukkumalai Tea Estate in their plan

  • 55.26% of people start their Kolukkumalai Tea Estate visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

People normally club together Kundala Dam Lake and Lock Heart Gap while planning their visit to Kolukkumalai Tea Estate.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Beautiful place. We should go there in the early morning, to see the sunrise.

  • It was just amazing. we could see the sunrise and feel the dawn. I recommend everyone this place as must see spot on earth...

  • Unbelievable drive on uneven terrain, the drive itself adventurous. It's around 7000ft above Sea-level. Bit colder late evening. Better be equipped with protective clothing. Sunset or full Moon is the best background for your DP photos.

  • This tea estate was constructed by Britishers and amazing thing about this is that all the equipment's are still running perfectly . This tea plantation are the highest tea growing estates in the world and they used traditional method for making tea leaves. As the tea is grown at higher altitude insect attack is not there .... You see the process of tea making in the tea factory.. Once upon a time many tea workers were working now this is reduced to very low.. earlier they were cultivating tea in 1500 acres and now its only 300 acres due to the lack of workers and low wage , less accessibility and no schools , hospitals.

  • Beautiful place. Factory at the top was built in 1935. Has all the old tea making machines built around that time by British inhabitants and officials. Guides are very informative and can speak multiple languages nicely. The lemon tea served takes all the tiredness away from the off-road jeep travel to the place. Definitely all worth it.

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