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Connemara Tea Factory

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| Vandiperiyar, Vandiperiyar, India
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Learn how tea is processed

This factory offers a tour. One can learn how tea is processed. The guide speaks several languages... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Chicago, Illinois
Good Experience

Many things were experienced for the first time, specially the know hows about the Tea leaves more... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
chirag d
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| Vandiperiyar, Vandiperiyar, India
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This factory offers a tour. One can learn how tea is processed. The guide speaks several languages and caters to various nationalities.

Thank vicksBaba
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Many things were experienced for the first time, specially the know hows about the Tea leaves more as a medicine and also about the history of tea plantation in Thekkady. Also came to know about how effective it can be if used in a right...More

Thank chirag d
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The factory worths a visit! We have reached it from Kummily bus station via bus which goes regurarly and costs 17r. The bus stop is just in front of the factory. The entrance fee is 150r. The tour starts with a little tea introduction, then...More

Thank Michaela M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

its a ctc tea factory. and its on the way to kumaly to kottayam road. tea manufacturing can be learned.

1  Thank Prabhakargnanaraj
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The Tea Trail visit was extremely good. John was well informed, friendly and interesting (as well as being able to brew a good cup of tea). He knows so much about tea, the processing and the factory. This building was built in the 1940's and...More

Thank Tonic1944
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Connemara tea is very famous for its dust tea and when you are in vandi Periyar don't forget to buy them. More varieties of tea leaves also available.

1  Thank KSCNAIR
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is located in near to Vendiperiyar Town which is alomost 7 kms away from main Thekkady town and surrounded by beautiful tea gardens. Very informative to know the processing of Tea.

Thank BharatKumarKondru
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We had an informative tour of the tea factory and learning about the tea industry from the plant, picking, thrashing, drying right through to having a cuppa at the end of our tour. The whole place smelt like "a good cup of tea".

Thank Margy M
Reviewed 29 March 2016

There is nothing much other than huge old machines that grind and create tea. The interaction by the guide is pathetic, he seems to be bored in doing this day in and day out. Rs. 100 for a totally useless session of 45 mins is...More

1  Thank w0rldtraveller2015
Reviewed 22 March 2016

A very interesting couple of hours was spent learning about the history of the tea industry in India. If you enjoy a cuppa, I would higly recommend a visit. There is something very beautiful and quite evocative about the actual plantation, it may be the...More

Thank rochesterrambler
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