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India Munnar tea plantation

Chai in the Sky

Bite-sized trip

  • Itinerary:
    Munnar
  • Duration:
    3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • Price:
    from £ 189.- per person (excluding flights)
A small town nestled in emerald tea plantations, the hill station of Munnar is no doubt worth a stop to unwind for a couple of days. The magnificent views of this region and the cool mountain air are two of the many reasons to add in a stay here. You can enjoy your time exploring the forests, valleys and the jade green tea estates. You’ll also learn about the history of tea-growing in this area, and then get to sample the different brews on offer.
India Munnar landscape
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Day 1 – Arrival in Munnar

Travelling up through the cloudy hills to Munnar is one of the most scenic drives in India, so relax and take in the impressive views. Your accommodation is a tranquil hotel located in a lush valley, just outside Munnar town. The rest of the day is free, so you can take it easy and enjoy the surrounding views, or head into the town for a wander.

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Day 2 – Tea museum & tea tasting

After waking up to serene views, you’ll have breakfast before heading to the tea museum. Here, you’ll learn all there is to know about what goes into a good cuppa! There’s a film to watch about the history of Munnar and the British rule, and you’ll have time to take a good look at all the artefacts also. Next up is what’s bound to be the highlight of your day – trying all the delicious cups of tea. Your guide will prepare different blends for you to sample, and you’ll leave with a new appreciation of the tea process.

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Day 3 – Departure from Munnar

This morning, you’ve got time to have a relaxed breakfast, and also do some last minute sightseeing. You can also enjoy a last cup of Munnar’s famous tea, and take in the fresh mountain air. Then it’s time to jump back into the car and head down the mountainside to your next destination.

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Accommodation

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Chai in the Sky

For this bite-sized trip we offer the following options

India Munnar accommodation exterior and pool
India Munnar accommodation bedroom
India Munnar accommodation dining area
India Munnar accommodation bedroom
India Munnar accommodation view
India Munnar accommodation bedroom
India Munnar accommodation library and communal space
Option
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Upgrade to our In Style accommodation

  • Price:
    from £ 364.- per person (excluding flights)
  • Included:
    In Style accommodation, excursions, transport and meals as described above

For this bite-sized trip we have an alternative option available for your accommodation. Our In Style version is something a bit more special or unique but still with lots of local flavour! If you would like to upgrade your accommodation for this bite-sized trip, select our In Style option below.

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