Friday, 21 August 2015

Munnar Tea Plantations

Tea also known as Chai is the most popular beverage in the whole world. There are basically three main varieties of the tea plant - China, Assam, and Cambodia. The China variety grows as high as nine feet. It has an economic life of around 100 years. The Assam variety grows up to 60 feet in height. Pruning is done to keep its height around 5 feet. It has an economic life of 40 years with pruning and plucking regularly. Tea with fascinating flavours can be produced when grown at an altitude near that of Munnar or Darjeeling.

Tea Garden

Munnar is a beautiful destination with the world's best and renowned tea estates. There are over 50 tea estates in and around Munnar. Some of the main tea estates in Munnar include AVT tea, Harrison Malayalam, Brooke Bond, Michael's tea etc. Munnar is one of the largest centers of tea trade in India. Munnar and the surrounding areas were covered by forests until 1970. They were first recognized by the European known as Duke of Wellington.

A.H. Sharp planted the first tea sapling at Parvathi, that is currently the part of Seven mallay estate. Presently the entire area is covered by the miles and miles of lush tea gardens. Munnar is basically a tea town. In order to follow the natural contours of the landscape, the tea bushes are planted 1 meter to 1.5 meters apart. They are also grown on specially created terraces to help irrigation and to prevent erosion. Munnar is perhaps one among the places to preserve and showcase some of the exquisite and fascinating aspects on the growth of tea plantations in Kerala's high ranges.

Tea Valley Resort amidst tea garden

The Munnar Tea Gardens are a must visit if you are planning to visit Kerala. One can walk through these picturesque tea plantations which are filled with rich and scented fragrance of tea. Neelakurinji, a flower that blooms every 12 years can also be spotted while taking a walk through these tea gardens. One also gets a chance to see the picking of the tea leaves and its processing within the factories. Tourists can also pick these leaves and take them back home as a gift of wonderful memories.

Tea Valley Resort

Cottages amidst the lush greenery, aromatic tea gardens and mist-covered hills are hallmarks of Munnar that affords a serenity and tranquility. Experience the beauty of morning dew drops and exotic fauna at Munnar Tea Gardens and feel nature in its purest form. Best time to visit Munnar Tea Gardens in between the months of October and April, when the weather is at its best. The Munnar Tea Gardens are open from early morning to evening. The most attractive part of Tea Valley Resort is its ideal location. Our closeness to Munnar town and variety of flora and fauna surrounding the resort will definitely help you enjoy your vacation and create a most beautiful memoir of Munnar. 

Thursday, 13 August 2015

Monsoon season in Munnar

Monsoon at Tea Valley Resort, Munnar

Mist Clad Hills of Munnar

Monsoon - the thought of this charming season conjures up the pictures of dark and cloudy sky, wet leaves, umbrellas popping up everywhere and also the chilly winds of the evening. Munnar is also known as kashmir of South india and close within the lap of such an enticing terrain, Munnar is one among the most beautiful hill stations in india and a visit to Kerala isn't complete without a visit to Munnar. Monsoon is also ideal for visiting Munnar if you love rains in the hills. The monsoon holidays will lift up your spirits. There’s something about the rains. It’s charming and fascinating. During monsoon, the landscape will turn nearly silver-grey and the weather will become misty and cold. Listening to the sound of rain is always soothing to the ears. The beauty of Munnar will surely captivate people’s mind and soul in its very first glimpse.

Tea Valley Resort, Munnar

Tea Valley Resort is located amidst lush greenery. It is surrounded by vast expanse of Tea gardens. The emerald-green views from the hilltops, beautiful waterfalls, undulating lakes are some of the attractions that you can experience when you choose to stay at our hotel. Anyone who is looking for comfort, luxury and budget in Munnar will be truly satisfied with Tea Valley Resort. We offer convenient stay with excellent hospitality services.
This monsoon, we bring you special offers which are irresistible. Enjoy the untamed beauty of Munnar with Tea Valley resort. The monsoon offers are extended till 31st of August. So, hurry up and book your cottages. For more details you can visit or call us on +91 9447091166 / 9447085532.