India is a country where you get to explore everything, not only the destinations, attractions or shopping articles, but also the tea you have. The country boasts of a number of lush tea estates settled in different sections alluring a lot of travelers from all parts of India and across the globe. In fact, there are several ‘tea lovers’ and travelers who visit India specially to get familiar with the tea processing steps, from beginning till the end.
The tea estates in India are well-maintained by their owners and mark a great scenic charm adding on to their beauty is the tranquil ambience making them look more appealing. A walk through these lush plantations fills the nostrils with the rich fragrant aroma of tea.
There are various beautiful tea estates in India, to choose from; to pick one and describe is really a tough task as all the tea estates have their own specialty and prettiness. Let’s have a casual look at the lush tea estates in India.
Tea estates in Northern India include Darang Tea Estate- best-known for its sprawling tea farms; Darang Tea Estate is spread over an area up to 70 acres of land and is one of the most important places of interest in Himachal Pradesh.
Coming to North-East India famous Tea Estates- Glenburn Tea Estate- with a total production of around 125, 000kgs Glenburn Tea Estate is the most attractive aspect of Darjeeling, established by an Englishman; and Happy Valley Tea Estate- settled at an altitude up to 6800 ft. happy valley is theoldest tea estate of Darjeeling.
Another popular tea Estate located on the Eastern tip of India- Banyan Grove on Gatoonga Tea Estate-put up in the largest tea producing region of the country, Assam.
Not to forget the majority of Tea Estates settled in South India namely- Nilgiri Tea Plantations- presents an amazing dark and aromatic tea which grows all the yearlong; and Kolukkumalai Tea Estate- roughly 8000 feet above the sea level, Kolukkumalai is listed among the world’s highest tea estates.
These Tea Estates not only serve with the flavors, aroma and variety, but also with the picturesque lush greenery and serenity. Moreover, all the Tea Estates are easily reachable by all modes of transportation.