Kolukkumalai

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Kolukkumalai Jeep Safari
Sunrises view point
Contact for jeep safari to reach 9846469982
Hill station
The View of Western Ghats from the Kolukkumalai Peak
The View of Western Ghats from the Kolukkumalai Peak
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Theni
Government
 • Body Panchayath
Elevation 2,160 m (7,090 ft)
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 625582
9846469982 9744492924
Vehicle registration TN-60


KOLUKKUMALAI[edit]

is a small village/hamlet in Bodinayakanur Taluk in the Theni district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu bordering Idukki district of Kerala.[1] It is home to the highest tea plantations in the world with the tea grown here possessing a special flavour and freshness because of the high altitude.

Geography[edit]

Kolukkumalai is about 7,130 feet (2,170 m) above sea level and lies some 32 kilometres (20 mi) from Munnar. The hill top village is accessible only by jeep due to rugged and rain drenched roads covering up to 17 km. It is about a one and a half hour journey from Munnar town. The exact location of kolukkumalai is in Theni district (Tamil Nadu) . The approach road is via Suryanelli near Munnar in Idukki district of Kerala.

Tourism[edit]

Sunrise view from Kolukkumalai

Visitor attractions include:

Colleges[edit]

  • Cardomom Planters' Association College
  • C.P.A. College

Schools[edit]

  • P.U. Primary School Kurangani

Municipal administration and politics[edit]

This place belongs to Kottagudi Panchayath of Bodinayakanur taluk. It had 139 voters as on 2014. This village belongs to Bodinayakanur assembly seat. A TNSTC bus starts at 4 am in Theni towards Suryanelli.

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