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Highfield Tea Factory

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The best tea in the hills

A visit in the tea factory was very interesting. There is also a shop where you can buy their... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
gcharmant
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Paris, France
Tea & Chocolate!

Two apt words to summarize this place - Tea & Chocolate! It has a magnificent tea garden where one... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gauravk1944
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Bengaluru, India
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“ginger tea”(9 reviews)
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All reviews entire process guided tour ginger tea nice tour eucalyptus oil finished product making process masala bought lots manufacturing process sales counter different kinds family visit white tuna sims park nice place visit this place
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Reviewed yesterday

Two apt words to summarize this place - Tea & Chocolate! It has a magnificent tea garden where one can see the tea leaves in flesh and has plenty of shops which prepare home made chocolates in front of you! One can also taste the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coonoor is filled with tea plantations. So, purpose of visiting of Highfield tea estate was to get an opportunity to visit the factory and to buy some nice tea powders. But it was utter disappointing on both fronts. Factory was closed. They had a teat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Coonoor is known for its tea plantations and this one is old and established, offering a variety of tea and eucalyptus products. Our guide was knowledgeable and funny and the walk around the plantation was beautiful. We were shown the process of making tea from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank MichelleSCapeTownSA
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We had a guide for the day going around Ooty and Coonoor and this was the highlight for us. I have drunk several cups of tea everyday of my life, must be nearly 100,000 cups! This was the first time I have seen a tea...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here at 25 SEP. Tea estate view is good but did not visited tea factory as factory may be permanently closed.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

This attraction is interesting from several perspectives: first, it teaches one about how tea is grown and prepared; second, it smells wonderful; and third, its location is great and provides panoramic views of the local topography. It can, however, get a little crowded because it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 438gerim
Reviewed 6 September 2018

A visit in the tea factory was very interesting. There is also a shop where you can buy their delicious chocolate tea.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gcharmant
Reviewed 2 September 2018

You can take a tour of the factory and pick up some tea, spices and famous ooty chocolate. It is one of the nicer places to buy these local stuff.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sagarika B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

If you haven't seen Tea Garden yet, then you may visit this place..View is good and photogenic.... You may purchase Tea from factory outlet..

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kamal707
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The rainy morning did not stop me and my son drive all the way from Kurumba village resorts to Cccnoor. The driver was insistent on taking us to the best places within the restricted time we had at our disposal.The entry to this fifty year...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kala R
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27 March 2018|
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Response from samitaaiyer | Reviewed this property |
There’s no ticket. It’s open till 6 pm. ( dark after that) You can make 2 groups and quickly see the place inside in 5-8 Min each. More fun is outside. The photographer can click pic in tea fields and you can sip samples... More
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NewDelhiWanderer
10 October 2016|
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Response from Vaishnavi_g | Reviewed this property |
It depends on where Ur interest is. In tea factory u get to learn the history of tea, factorys tea making process n also get to walk down the lane of tea estate. It is a learning process. Whereas sims park is just a sweet... More
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Amit Y
26 April 2016|
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Response from Kedar K | Reviewed this property |
We had also bought ginger tea and just made with same powder without any extras. Did not taste like the sample. Then added little bit real ginger and it tasted nice. One note, if we add real ginger to normal tea, it is not... More
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