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This walk takes you into the very heart of Munnar’s tea industry and unravels many mysteries of tea production. You are introduced to the entire process of tea production… from the point where you see the young saplings set in the soil to the point when you enjoy a cup of fragrant tea. You will also learn much about the entire process that involves the production of tea from the factory to retail to exports. Lockhart tea estate where you will enjoy this experience is just 8 km away from Munnar; the Lockhart Gap offer splendiferous views of Bison Valley, so named after its population of Indian gaur, which is found plentifully here. Lockhart Gap is a popular picnic spot much loved for its views of the hills all the way up to Thekkady
Lockhart tea estate is situated 8 km away from Munnar town towards the Thekkady/Madurai road and will take about 30 minutes from Munnar town. You can catch stunning views of the green, carpeted tea fields as you follow the tea trail through the Lockhart Tea Estate. We offer walks lasting from 30 min to 03 - 04 hours here. During the tour, you get a first- hand experience of the complexities of tea processing; you can interact with the ladies picking tea leaves, depending on the area where they are picking (Sundays are holidays) and you can also visit the Lockhart tea factory if interested.
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