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Ravinder Malik Nov 17 2014

Which are the 10 beautiful tea plantations across the world?

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Here is a list of 10 beautiful tea plantations across the world. These lush plantations are best discovered on foot and you have to spend some time here to soak up all the experience!

1. Darjeeling, West Bengal

Darjeeling is home to several lush tea plantations which are truly a sight to behold. Don’t miss a trip to these plantations when you are here. Dr Campbell, the first superintendent of Darjeeling appointed by the East India Company, planted the first tea seeds in the garden of his lodge sometime in the late 1830s or 1840s. And the rest, as they say, is history!


Tea estate in Darjeeling by Benoy

2. Munnar, Kerala

Tea is Munnar’s claim to fame. More than 12,000 hectares of lush, manicured tea plantations form an irresistible canvas against which honeymooners pose. And no wonder then, this beautiful station proudly boasts of beautiful, sprawling tea plantations. Some of the most famous plantation stays across India are located here. You must check out The Tea Sanctuary and Tallayar Valley Bungalow.


Munnar Hill Station (by Cropbot)

3. Dambatenne Estate, Sri Lanka

A trip to Sri Lanka is incomplete without a visit to the lush tea plantations of Dambatenne Estate, which are a major tourist draw here. There are a number of good tea resorts across famous cities which are just perfect if you want to experience a plantation stay.


Tea Plantation in Sri Lanka (by XtoF)


Tea Plantation in Sri Lanka (by Wikipeder)

4. Kericho, Kenya

Kericho boasts of having the single biggest tea plantation across the globe. The stunning beauty of this sprawling tea estates will surely cast a magical spell on you.


Kericho Plantation (by Uspn)


Kericho Tea Plantation (by Kameraad Pjotr)

5. Long Zing Tea Plantation, Hangzhou

Southern Terminus Hangzhou offers the beauty of tea plantations as well as the grandeur of mountains and scenic lakes. It boasts of Long Zing Tea Plantation, one of the 10 most beautiful plantations across the world.



Long Zing Tea Estate (by Shizhao)

6. Rize Tea Plantation, Turkey

A neat weave of tea plantation awaits you at Rize, one of the famous places in Turkey. They look like a well-manicured silk carpet.


Rize Tea Estate (by File Upload Bot (Magnus Manske))


Tea plantation at Rize (by Wikimol)

7. Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Cameron Highlands is one of those picture perfect places in Malaysia which is just ideal for a laidback vacation amidst scenic beauty. Blessed with quietude and tranquility, the place boasts of a sprawling tea plantation which is a worth a visit.


Cameron Highlands (by Uspn)


Tea fields (by Trialsanderrors)

8. Dibrugarh Tea Plantation, Assam

Engulfed in mist, carpeted in greenery and filled to the hilt with lush plantations of tea, a trip to Assam is said to be incomplete without spending some time at these green tea plantations! You can also plan to opt for a plantation stay as there are loads of good options here.


Tea estate in Assam (by rajkumar1220)


A tea plucker in Assam (by Flickr upload bot)

9. Zealong Tea Plantation, New Zealand

Zealong Tea Plantation, New Zealand is a treat for your eyes with its sprawling estates set against a scenic backdrop. The production from this plantation is around 100 tonnes of tea leaves which are then processed to make the best quality tea.


Zealong Tea Plantation

10. Palampur Tea Estate

Touted as the “tea capital of North India”, Palampur’s charm lies in its serene beauty and the well-manicured tea plantation is an added attraction here. Don’t miss a trip to these beautiful tea estates. You can easily roam around here for some time as there is hardly anyone to prevent you from walking through the plantations.


Palampur tea estate (by sumeetjain)

Take a trip to these 10 beautiful tea plantations across the world and come back with refreshing memories!

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