Tea plantations around the world – breathtaking photos

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Tea is the most popular beverage in the world, following water, and it has been around for a very long time. But how many of you have ever wondered where these leaves you use to make your tea everyday come from?

If you live in America, it’s most certain that you never had the fortune to enjoy the view of a tea plantation. Most people, unless ever visited one, wouldn’t imagine a tea field being an appealing to the eye sight, but that is not true. These immense geometrical green fields, mostly located in Asia but also in Africa and South America are actually of exceptional beauty and worth visiting!

In this post www.1001TeaFacts.com will take you to some of the most alluring tea plantations around the world. Grab a cup of tea, sit back and enjoy these amazing photos. 

1.  Tea estates of Valparai near Kerala, India.

Valpari Tea estates
Valpari Tea Estates – Source: Valparimountainterrain.com

2. Tea gardens in Munnar, Kerala, India. Back in the day, these gardens used to be a favorite retreat of the British. They are located at the confluence of the three rivers Muthirappuzha, Chandavurai and Kundaly.

Tea gardens in Munnar, Kerali, India
Munnar Tea Gardens India Source: Reddit

3. Tea plantation in the Kenyan highlands, near Kericho. Kenya is one of the world’s largest tea producers and the number one exporter of black tea in the world.

Kenya Tealand near Kericho
Kenya Tealand near Kericho Source: Byuld

4. The Bharat Tea Estate near Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia. This is the second largest tea producer in Malaysia, producing Cameron Valley Tea, synonymous with exquisite highland tea.

Bharat Tea Estate
Bharat Tea Estate in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia Source: Wikipedia

5. Beautiful panoramic shoot of Tea gardens near Haputale, Sri lanka

Tea pickers in Sri Lanka near Haputale.
Tea pickers in Sri Lanka near Haputale. Source: Travel Photo Gallery

6.  Imagine living on the mountainous area of Darjeeling? Home to one of the most famous black teas, Darjeeling tea.

Darjeeling tea garden
Darjeeling tea garden Source: My Fair Hotels

7. The Tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka. This area is also known as “Little England”.

Tea Plantation Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka.
Tea Plantation Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka. Source: Seerendipity Sri Lanka Tours

8. A Tea plantation in Taipei, Taiwan. Tea is of outmost importance for the Taiwanese culture.

Tea plantation near Taipei
Tea plantation near Taipei, Taiwan Source: Civitatis

9. Another stunning photo of Tea plantations in Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka.

Tea plantation of Nuwara Eliya
Tea plantation of Nuwara Eliya. Source: Muhuns19 on Flickr

10. Tea plantation, Sri Lanka.

Tea plantation Sri Lanka
Tea plantation Sri Lanka. Source: Kosalabandara on Flickr

11. Workers pick up tea leaves at a Tea plantation in Kerala, India.

Tea workers on a plantation in Kerala, India.
Tea workers on a plantation in Kerala, India. Source: Roshan on Flickr

12. Another Tea plantation in Sri Lanka.

Tea plantation in Sri Lanka
Tea plantation in Sri Lanka Source: Gokul K on Flickr

13. Tea estate in Coonoor, India. It is known for producing Nilgiri Tea.

Tea estate Coonoor, India
Tea Estate Coonoor, India Source: Thangaraj Kumaravel

14. Tea plantation in Ciwidey, Bandung Indonsesia

Tea plantation in Ciwidey, Bandung
Tea plantation in Ciwidey, Bandung Source: MixedUpAlready

15. Gorreana’s Tea plantations in Portugal are the oldest Tea estates in Europe offering the rarest European teas.

Tea workers in Gorreana’s Tea plantations in Portugal
Tea workers in Gorreana’s Tea plantations in Portugal Source: Azores Adventures

16. Charleston Tea plantation in South Carolina is the only Tea plantation in America producing “American classic”, the White House’s official Tea since 1987.

Charleston Tea garden with trolley tour
Charleston Tea Garden with trolley. Source: Charleston Tea Garden

17. Boseong green Tea fields in Korea, are famous for their great quality green tea.

Boseung green tea field in Korea
Boseung green tea field in Korea. Source: Yellow Bellied Mustard Frog

18. Yame Tea plantation in Japan, is one of the largest Tea producers in the country.

Yame tea garden in Japan.
Yame tea garden in Japan. Source: Japan Yame Tea

I hope you enjoyed these images of tea plantations and gardens from around the world. Please share with your friends and leave a comment below if you have something you’d like to add.