Highfield Tea Factory, Coonoor

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#1 of 8 in Outdoors in The Nilgiris District
Head to the evergreen hilly Indian countryside and learn about tea-making at Highfield Tea Factory. A guided tour of the farm educates visitors about the process, from planting and fermentation, all the way through to brewing. Naturally, it finishes off with a tea tasting. In the processing factory, take in a bird's-eye view of tea manufacturing. Before you leave, head to the souvenir shop and pick up a box of your favorite flavor of tea. To visit Highfield Tea Factory and get the most from your holiday in Coonoor, create itinerary details personal to you using our Coonoor trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 8, 2017
    You would probably expect more that what you see there with all the things you hear about the Highfield Tea Factory. But the place is very neatly maintained and you will definitely get the feel of the...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    Friendly guide explains how Tea is made, in factory. At tea tasting afterwards, one may buy some tea  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    Tea factory visits are very common these days in the Nilgris. This one located in Coonoor, very much inside the town is not a big one and not very well organized. However the place is very scenic and ...  more »

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The hill station of Coonoor boasts an array of accommodations, representative of its status as an established resort town. The roads that wind their way across the ridges house a number of squat hotels, stylish boutiques, and--on the more residential streets--welcoming homestays. Some heritage hotels can be found, offering a particularly quaint style of luxuriousness. Retreats, with onsite yoga centers, pools, well-maintained gardens, and fine-dining restaurants, tend to position themselves at the extremes of the hill station, to ensure they enjoy extensive views of the landscape.
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