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Visit Ooty Tea Factory

Spread over an area of nearly1 acre of land, the Ooty Tea Factory is situated amid the blue hills of Nilgiris, perched at an altitude of approximately 1839metre. Located at a distance of around 4 km from the city-centre, it is a must visit place for all tea lovers. It houses the Tea Museum as well where visitors can learn about the origin of different kinds of tea leaves that are used across the globe along with the history of tea in India and its evolution in the Nilgiris. While inside the factory, one can learn and appreciate the method of tea processing by CTC (Cut, Twist and Curl) machines. Sip a hot cup of tea as you admire the beautiful surroundings of the place. 

Spread over an area of nearly1 acre of land, the Ooty Tea Factory is situated amid the blue hills of Nilgiris, perched at an altitude of approximately 1839metre. Located at a distance of around 4 km from the city-centre, it is a must visit place for all tea lovers. It houses the Tea Museum as well where visitors can learn about the origin of different kinds of tea leaves that are used across the globe along with the history of tea in India and its evolution in the Nilgiris. While inside the factory, one can learn and appreciate the method of tea processing by CTC (Cut, Twist and Curl) machines. Sip a hot cup of tea as you admire the beautiful surroundings of the place.

  • Visitors can see the entire processing method right from the freshly plucked green leaves to its packaging.
  • One can buy specially crafted tea souvenirs like tea cups engraved with the Tea Museum logo and tea plates as well.
  • The factory is popular for its homemade chocolates too like rum and raisin, fruit and nut, fig and honey, roasted almonds, coffee chocolate, milk chocolate, sugar free varieties among others.

Timing

All days of the week 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

PREFFERED BY

Nature Lovers, Photographer,Tea Lovers

TIME SPENT

Around 1 hour

ENTRY FEE

Rs 10 per person for factory visit Rs 10 per person for museum

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Natural beauty; Lake, view point and parks
  • Altitude

    2240 m
  • STD Code

    0423
  • Best Season

    Winters, October to June
  • State/Code

    /643001
  • LANGUAGES

    Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and English