Some of the tea fields are located at an altitude of 2200 metres. above sea level. Hence Munnar belongs to the world’s highest located tea cultivation regions. Due to the altitude and climatic conditions, the tea of Munnar is of highest quality.
Munnar does not only offer excellent tea; it is surrounded by exciting tourist attractions, such as the Blossom International Park, the Chinnar game reserve, Anamudi, the highest peak in India south of the Himalaya mountains; and lots of other attractions. But above all, Munnar offers tranquility, relaxation and space. The tiny, picturesque town is surrounded by serpentine-like streets, tropical vegetation and most of all tea plantations as far as the eye can reach.
Tea Program in Munnar
Maximum Duration: 1 Month
Language Requirements: English
Location: Munnar, Kerala
Accommodation: Greenwood Cottages
Price: In Tab "Rate"
Besides plucking tea leaves and buds other field operations include pruning, tipping (to ensure a uniform plucking surface after pruning) and manuring and shading (regulating shade which most of the time is done with shade trees such as silver oaks to improve temperature, humidity and soil quality on the tea plantation).
Black tea is often additionally flavoured. In Munnar, natural flavours are used, such as lemon, ginger, cardamom, Masala, mint, orange, apple, rose, jasmine and peach.
2 Persons: 90 EUR per person
* Accommodation for 3 nights without boarding in a single room in Greenview Inn (if two people, double room)