Location: Devikulam, tucked into the Western Ghats mountain ranges, officially welcomes visitors to relish the fragrance and fascinating sights of tea and spice plantation.
Description: Commercial tea and spice plantation in Devikulam offers breathtaking views of lush green valleys and verdant tea and spice plantations. Being located at an altitude of 1600m above sea level, this place has a pleasant climate and experiences heavy monsoon from June to September. Greenery of spice and tea plantations combined with the mesmerizing blue sky makes this place look like a paradise on earth. British evolved this place for the cultivation of tea, spices and coffee. In addition to coffee, various types of spices like cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns, nutmeg and cardamom are also a part of Munnar’s cultivation. About 59,000 acres of land in Munnar is used for tea cultivation. Tourists can view the surrounding hill slopes covered with tea bushes. Munnar starts to glow with lush tea vegetation in the monsoon season. A distinctive type of flower, named as Neelakurinji, is grown here that blooms once in twelve years and enhances the beauty of landscape with its blue color.
Activities: Incomparable beauty of this place makes it a perfect destination to spend your vacations. Tourists may enjoy the scenic view of tea and spice cultivation expanded to foothills of Himalayas and the Western Ghats mountain ranges.