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Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

Munnar, India
530 561 62 63 64 65
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Ranked #2 of 10 activities in Munnar
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Pune, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is a 40 minute drive from Club Mahindra where I stayed. Leave early in the morning to witness the glorious and remarkable sunrise over Nilgiris. The sky turns from Violet to Orange to Light Pink. So many shades you will have trouble naming them! Reach early and enjoy a breathtaking view. One tip: There is a small... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

At early morning around 4.30 AM, we have started with a group of friends in a Jeep to the hill top to view the sunrise. The ride was adventurous and the view of sunrise from the hill top was awesome. Kolukkumalai sun rise is a must visit when you visit Munar. It was really amazing at the hill top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The most adventurous jeep ride ever in my life, but if you go for it, dont take any meals before journey as it might just be wasted, also if u have any spine problems dont take the journey.. the best seat was middle of the 2nd row in the jeep.. any other seat is an ordeal. but the fruit at... More

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Bangalore
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I hiked messapulimala (2nd higest peak of south india) and did camping at kolukkumalai. It was awesome and breathtaking experience to been those hight. Night was freaking chilled because of cool wind flow blazing fast. If you are fitness freak and like hiking you should hike till messapulimala for amazing adventurous experience.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We opted to do the Jeep Drive knowing of the terrain but it turned out to be a longer drive than expected. 4 Hours of driving on the rocks can make your back pretty sore. We opted for a private jeep which was worth every penny. The views during the drive were fantastic. The tour guides here are very informative... More

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Bangalore
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The tea estates are breath-taking. The tea, amazing and the century-old tea factory, beautiful. The bone-jarring ride is worth avoiding, consider trekking it instead.

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chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Great experience in bumpy rock roads on a jeep for an hour to reach there. The spot has tamilnadu and Kerala on each side. Echo point nearby was ok. The world's highest organic tea estate and factory was really worth visiting.

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sivakasi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I went for trekking to kolukkumalai tea estate with my friends. Myself being a first time trekker,the whole trip was adventurous to say the least. We started our journey on foot from kurangini and reached kolukkumalai estate in 6:30 hrs. The tea estate is such a beautiful place with lot of peace and calmness in the air. It gets very... More

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Mumbai
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It was an amazing experience to visit this organic factory. its awesome to visit the place which is at 8000 feet and the drive on a jeep to this place is great fun through the tea gardens , clouds, trees etc. when we had visited there was a christian ceremony at a church at the top of the mountain near... More

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Bangalore, India
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22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

When the hotel staff adviced us that the ride can be quite bumpy and not recommended for people with back problems, we though they were exaggerating. But no, this is one of the bumpiest rides I've had ever - but it is all very worth it. After 8 km of back breaking ride in a 4x4 jeep you are ushered... More

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