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Highfield Tea Factory

#Sight Seeing in Coonoor

Nestled in the winding lanes of Coonoor is the flavourful Highfield Tea Factory, a 50 year old factory still functioning as one of the best tea producers in India. Set up in the slopes of Nilgiri Hills, it is a weekend retreat to refresh and treat your senses. This unique estate is now a major tourist attraction and tea education centre.

A short guided tour takes you through the entire process of tea making- right from growing to brewing. The tour ends with a pleasing tea tasting session. You can also take a visit to the in house shop where you can purchase flavourful tea packets. The tea estate located against the backdrop of sloping hills and misty peaks. Don't forget to take along your camera and capture captivating memories. The wafting aroma of the tea leaves coming out from the brewery will leave your nose buds tingling.

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Tamil Nadu, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
3 hours
Altitude / Height:
5861 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
11.3632720°N, 76.8033815°E
Distance from Coonoor to Highfield Tea Factory
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Read traveller's reviews about Highfield Tea Factory..

Overall Rating:4.2

  '4' out of 5
"Courteous staff, showed how tea is processed. Explained the difference between various variety of teas. They also have eucalyptus oil extraction unit. One gets to taste variety of teas at their sales outlet. Tea, spices and essential oils are available for sale here. Interesting place!"
  '4' out of 5
"Visit this factory to understand how tea powder is processed. You can also taste various tea flavors in the nearby shop. They give little quantity of all tea flavors for free. You will also get tea powders to buy."
  '5' out of 5
"Lovely tea factory. Staff is very courteous and show you around the factory. You can enter the tea gardens and click photos in the local outfit. Has a sales counter for local spices and variety of teas. "
  '4' out of 5
"Good experience and a quick trip to the factory. Got chance to take some snaps and purchase from factory outlets."
  '4' out of 5
"Visited tea factory and they showed us how tea extracted. Even visited tea garden. It's nice to visit there. They have company outlets with discounted tea and spices."

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