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Kottayam-Kumily Rd, Vandiperiyar 685533, India
+91 94470 23298
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best thing about visiting a plantation, is the opportunity to purchase their product after. Purchased some of their premium tea ... mild in flavour and 1kg bag of the second pick. Nice to sit at home and drink and think of the memories of southern...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gro05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we were holidaying in India it seemed only right that we had to take a visit to a tea factory at some point and this one did not disappoint. It was very informative and very interesting to see the 1941 factory in all of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NigAlUk
Reviewed March 18, 2019

We had high hopes for this tour. Prior to the tour beginning we asked if we could go and see the tea being picked . Benny our guide was vague and didn't know where they were doing this in the plantation! Benny was informative on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RupaH4
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Pulling into the Connemara Estate you are greeted with rolling hills of tea dotted with tall trees covered in Pepper vines. Benny our guide was outstanding with his great sense of humour and vast knowledge of all things tea. It was fascinating to learn the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TB_from_Aus
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Very informative tour with excellent guide Benny. Really interesting to see the whole process and follow it up with tea tasting. Definitely worth a trip!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rich G
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Conducted tour with PowerPoint presentation, walk around plantation and tour of factory. Very informative and interesting, taking 1-2 hours. Tea tasting included. Great fun. Learnt a lot especially about the history, plants and the British!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Speigal
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this tea plantation. It was very informative and included a discussion around the history of tea, the tea production process, and a tour around the factory. Unfortunately the machinery was not working because of the monsoon rains but we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed visit. Jayan was a friendly and informative guide. The tea is processed in the traditional way with a nice aroma. Tastings are at the end of the visit. Nice to also walk through through some of the plantation if you have time. Easy to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank barbarae372
Reviewed January 29, 2018

The guide sold me a CD after the visit. It was in nice package that told, it is about spice plantations. The guide also told me there is a documentary on it about spice plantation. There is nothing on the CD. I tried 2 laptops,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank matthias_brendel
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Old-fashioned tea factory which is definitely worth a visit. Interesting film and walk around the machines.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from Iolosdad | Reviewed this property |
It’s free and at almost anytime I think? We really enjoyed it and no pressure to buy but we did and wished we bought more. Enjoy