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Being one of the tea production districts, tea tourism is gaining traction in Nilgiris, especially among the hills of Ooty. Imagine walking through the misty hills covered in green over 6000 meters above sea level. Tea trails should be one of the itineraries of Ooty tourism.

Tea trails can start with a walk through the factories to get to know the basics of tea production. You can enjoy a picnic along the tea gardens that will soothe your soul. Walking along the pathways of the tea garden is an experience worth a lifetime and some people also go on trekking along the pathways. Tourists get to interact with the tea pluckers and will get an insight into their lifestyles and how the steps involved in plucking these leaves. A large number of women are engaged in a tea factory, one of the industries that employ maximum women labourers. You can also have hands-on experience in picking and plucking tea. The trails will be accompanied by a guide and you can also get to taste your favourite drink at the end of the trail.

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