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Kolukkumalai Mountain Hut

Homely Stay/ Camp In A Colonial Tea Estate

Rating4.5(442)
Bodinayakanur, Kolukkumalai
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Started in the early 1900s the estate produces tea using the orthodox method in the time tested tea factory. Little has changed here since the colonial planters left leaving behind their legacy of one of the best quality tea you can get in South India. Each day hundreds of tourists ascend Kolukkumalai by jeeps to witness and experience nature’s ultimate fireworks of awe- the sunrise over mountain tops, the inhale of pure high altitude air, the rare experience of the antiquated orthodox manufactu show more

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A Breath Of Scented, Fresh Air

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Kolukkumalai Mountain Hut
Kolukkumalai is the world’s highest elevation tea plantation at 7900 feet msl.
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Comfy Colonial Rooms
Your meals and a tea packet is covered.
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Camps
Your meals, a factory tours and a hiking trip is covered as well.
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Tea Estate
Little has changed here since the colonial planters left leaving behind their legacy of one of the best quality tea you can get in South India.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • Set on Meesapulimala mountain in the Western Ghats, is this low-key, all-inclusive guesthouse on an early 20th-century tea plantation.
  • The 3 simply decorated rooms feature en suite bathrooms, and a shared veranda with daybeds and mountain views.
  • Be mesmerized with the exquisite species of birds and animals (over 100) of which you might catch a rare sight!

Where is this?

  • The extent of the Estate has been registered for 81 Hectares.
  • Kolukkumalai is the world’s highest elevation tea plantation at 7900 feet msl.
  • From sunrise tours to hiking and camping packages, Kolukkumalai offers an amazing adventure for anyone regardless of age.

With whom?

  • You have 3 rooms in total at the estate, with a camping site nearby.
  • You can book any of the camp or room individually.

You get

  • Accommodation is provided to you.
  • All of the meals are covered in the package.

Things to remember

  • Factory tours, tea packets, off-road jeep rides come at an additional charge.

Something unique

Kolukkumalai is without argument one of the world’s most beautiful scenic destinations. Almost zero percent pollution and 100 percent greenery.

Tips from insiders

  • Aroma teas is a specialty of the place.
  • You have the option of a walk or an off-road drive in a 4X4 to get to the estate.