Highfield Tea Factory
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.