Himachal Pradesh is located in the western Himalayas and surrounded by beautiful mountains. Himachal is home of beautiful hill stations and rivers. Apart from this, Himachal is famous for their beautiful tea plantation in India. Tea has been produced since the mid 19th century by the British Government. Today, Himachal is famous for producing black tea and green tea in its beautiful valley. In this post, I’m going to share 4 tea plantation places in Himachal that’s attracting thousands of tourists.
Kangra tea Estate
Kangra tea estate is the most popular tea estate in Kangra and famous for their black and green tea. The tea has been produced in this place last 100 years. This tea plantation spread at the area of 10,000 acres. One of the interesting thing about Kangra Valley, Kangra Valley Tea Company Ltd. Sold more than 20,000kg of tea in London. This company also has won the gold and silver medals between 1886 and 1892 for the quality of tea in London.
Palampur Tea Garden
Palampur is the most popular tea capital of Northern India and famous for their beautiful location. This tea garden concept is introduced by the British Government in the 19th Century. At present, this tea garden covered a total area of 1,000 hectares and produces 8, 50,000 Kg of tea every year.
Darang Tea Estate
Darang tea estate is a family own business and running last 150 years. This is one first tea plantation to be planted by an Indian. This plantation is spread at the area of 70 acres and provides the direct view of the beautiful Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas.
Narghota tea gardens
Narghota is a small village of Dharamshala and famous for its tea plantation and peaceful location. The tea is exported worldwide due to its unique flavor and taste. This place is dust and pollution free zone near Dharamshala.