Kolukkumalai tea estate is 35 km from Munnar. This is on a precipitous
ridge above the scorching plains of Tamilnadu. This is the highest
reputed tea estate at approximately 8000 feet above the sea level. It
takes 90 minutes from Munnar to reach this tea estate. It produces
excellent flavorsome teas and is publicized as the world highest tea
production. Besides tea, Kolukkumalai is prominent for it panoramic
views, and rugged mountains. On clear nights Kodaikanal is visible from
this estate. The rejuvenating fresh air is a blessing in this place but
life is very simple. Their world revolves around their homes and work.
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How to Reach
By Flight :
Nearest major airport is Cochin International airport which is about 125 km away. Taxi services are available from airport to Munnar which cost about Rs 3000. Cochin airport is well connected with all major cities in India and many cities abroad.
By Rail :
Nearest rail head is Angamaly or Alwaye, both are nearly 120 km away from Munnar. Angamaly is an important rail junction in Ernakulam- Trissur route and is well connected to all cities in India.
By Road :
Munnar is connected to other cities in Kerala and Tamil Nadu by state government public transport buses, but are less frequent. Many tour providers arrange packaged bus tours to Munnar from Cochin.