India, a country of various cultures and traditions, is known for its love for tea across the world. India is the second-largest producer of tea across the globe, as there are many types of tea available in different parts of the country. Here are few tea plantations in India which produce unique tea flavours and are world-famous.
Apart from tourism, Darjeeling is famous across the world for its large-scaled tree plantations. Darjeeling is a hill station in the state of West Bengal which produces various kinds of tea. Famous for its floral smelling and low-priced tea, Darjeeling tea estates are among the largest tea estates in the world, as it is located at 2750 m above the sea-level. Darjeeling is also famous for its scenic tea plantations.
Munnar, a popular hill station in Kerala, is famous for its lush tea plantations and scenic beauty. Apart from the breathtaking landscapes and never-ending tea plantations, Munnar is home to India’s first Tea Museum in Nallathani district. Famous for its surreal mountain views and wide range of fauna, many tea estates in Munnar offer tea tours and tea-tasting sessions. Tourists can also witness the tea-making process in the nearby tea estates.
Spread across several acres of land, the tea gardens of Palampur are considered as a tourist's delight, as it serves the special ‘Kangra tea’. Apart from magnificent mountains and several tourist attractions, tea plantations here initiated in the early 19th century. Many popular tea brands sell the famous ‘Kangra tea’ of Palampur, making it one of the most preferred tea options across the country.