Highfield Tea Factory
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mandiv27
Chennai (Madras), India110 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
This was my first visit to a tea estate where we not only got to visit the tea estate but were given a free tour of the tea factory and actually saw how tea was made. Further they also have an oil factory too next door where we saw huge Nilgiri tree forest and process of making the eucalyptus oil and lastly the third visit at the same site included seeing how chocolates are made. Their tea tasting corner was out of the world and loved the ginger tea, masala tea and chocolate tea was the best!!
Written 27 January 2024
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Nicholas M
Casper, WY18 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Free tour means the guide asks openly for a tip. When you entered the gift shop, you get free tea samples and then the hard sell to buy. “Chocolate” not of high quality. Salesmen behind the counter double charged us for chocolates. Luckily we caught it about 30 minutes later on the receipts. Took about 20 minutes of arguing with the manager and 2 hours hour’s waiting but they did refund our money eventually.
Written 14 November 2023
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anandganpaa
Hyderabad, India116 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
the guide present in the premises will show you around the extraction of tea and eucalyptus oil. only the green tea extraction was functioning. it was hardly a 2min process to showcase and a small briefing of about the process and temperature was elucidated. Similar to eucalyptus oil extraction which is in the same premises about a 100ft apart. Also a small portion is dericated to chocolate making.
you are free to explore the tea estate and spend as much time as possible. you can join the working women there basically the tea leaves pickers.
i was travelling with my 4yr old kid and she enjoyed the picking and running around.
you also get to buy oils, chocolates, tea, spices etc..
visit only if you wish to spend time in the tea estate else id suggest to skip this!

The view is mesmerizing!
Written 7 June 2023
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Bhramanti-Pune
Pune, India276 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
The tea factory walk was very good in introduction to tea making, the women were knowledgeable and confident. Great to see that.

Extremely suspicious quality tea we got. After buying 2400₹ worth of goods from factory shop, the packing woman didn’t want to give a bag, instead wanted us to handle 5 different paper bags. Is this management policy or just chingusi of an unhappy employee?
Written 24 March 2023
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P V
Pinner, UK274 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
Not a working Tea factory.
The place is in ruins with no machinery of any kind.
There are other better working Tea factories. Don't waste your time here.
Written 26 February 2023
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Love to Travel
Potters Bar, UK800 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Friends
Pretty area, guide does a reasonable job of answering questions.
Factory not currently operating other than one small room, upstand tea is mainly sold at auction and processed elsewhere.
Small eucalyptus oil operation, again not convinced it is actually active at present.
Tour finishes with chocolate and tea tasting.
Interesting to try the different types, but they haven't convinced me to swap from my current type/brand
Written 5 December 2022
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siddharth82
Bangalore District, India38 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
One of the Touristy things to do in Conoor. The factory is run down and visit to essential oil distillery and chocolate shack are also pretty average. Plantation looks pretty and you can get some stock touristy type clicks done here!
Written 9 October 2022
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Rohit S
Jamshedpur, India1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
Went to the highlands factory at 11 am. Main tea factory was under renovation, I was told , although checking reviews dated back to 2017 people were writing abt non functional tea factory. So you can guess the main tea factory will be under Renovation until the cows come home. The guide seemed like a nice chap who wanted only what i thought of as the proper tip for his services, no more. We tasted some tea and mango choc, white choc. But be beware of buying the stuff from the shop below. After leaving the place i tried some choclates and true to my fears they tasted horrible. Its like they were made with some very low quailty butter or likes. I had to spit out the choc in my mouth. A rs 20 dairy milk / milkybar is a far better choice. So having spent more than 1000 bucks on those stupid chocolate boxes i was cursing myself.
Written 7 October 2022
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cnomis
Chorley, UK465 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
been to a few plantations is this was one of the smallest, no entrance fee, but the guide does expect a tip, its hilly so not good for everyone, machinery was not working as the were not in full flow picking leaves, they show you chocolate making , and honey , and the inevitable shop at the end, difficult to ascertain were the entrance is
Written 22 April 2020
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Karen P
Girona, Spain887 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Our excellent guide was very knowledgable about the whole process of preparing different types of tea & chai. All the processes were underway when we visited in January. At the end of the trip you can try each kind and take a look at essential oil and chocolate production. I came away with a deep appreciation of the work involved in our daily cuppa!
Written 16 April 2020
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