Whether you have deep pockets or are on a shoestring budget, here’s some gorgeous tea and coffee plantations that you need to check out.

Where: Wayanad


Who: Tranquil
Why: Family run, this plantation house is spread over 400-acres, and offers some breathtaking views . It is ideal for those looking to immerse yourself in nature. Besides this, there are coffee plantation walks, and a pool among others to kickback and unwind.  Do be warned, this plantation is for those with deep pockets



Where: Valparai 

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Who: Sinna Doria’s Bunglow
Why: Located in the midst of the Annnamalai range, Sinna Dorai’s bunglow is over a century old. It is a six-roomed bunglow and overlooks the gorgeous carpet of tea, and the town’s first bakery. Activities include: picnics, wildlife drive, bird watching, tea tasting and other local sites grass hills and monkey falls among others.




Where: Munnar

Who: Kolukkumalai
Why: Home to the highest tea plantation, the drive up here is scenic as its often enveloped in mist amidst the lush green gardens. Keeping its old world charm in place, it offers the traditional method of tea processing, and one can even check out the way tea is processed. Other things that one can do here is, buy some unusually flavoured tea, check out the tea musem, and nearby dams.



Where: Coorg


Who: Nature Vista
Why: Suitable for couples, families and singles, this place is great weekend getaway for those seeking some peace and quiet. Besides the coffee plantation walk, you can also fish at the nearby pond.