Coffee Lovers, Mark These Indian Coffee Plantations For Your Upcoming Getaway Plans

A paradise for coffee lovers, these Indian coffee plantations are ideal vacation destinations that provide the perfect amalgamation of downtime around the aromatic coffee gardens and adventure activities like trekking, hiking and many more. By Yagnoseni Das

Coffee is an integral part of many of our daily lives. Be it black, sweet, cold or decaffeinated, the rich aroma and taste of freshly brewed coffee act as an instant energizer. And India has a fair share of beautiful coffee gardens to boast of, which not only produces quality beans but also offers quaint and immersive vacation experiences. These lush green landscapes stretching into a ceaseless horizon with bright coffee beans hanging from them is a visual offering every coffee-loving soul must experience.

Indian coffee plantations every coffee lover must visit at least once

Home to the first coffee plantation in India, Chikmagalur has a considerable amount of popularity among coffee enthusiasts. This picturesque hilly landscape surrounded by waterfalls offers tour guides around the coffee estate and informs you all there is about coffee and its manufacturing process. You can trek around the places to explore or you just simply enjoy the place with a warm cuppa of your favourite homegrown beverage.

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India’s coffee district, Coorg is known for going the Arabica and Robusto varieties. This hill station covered with the blanket of lush plantations with numerous lakes and hills is visually satiating. The hill station is also filled with quaint homestays that overlook the scenic beauty of the hill station.

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Home to the first-ever Indian owned coffee plantation MPS Coffee, this quaint and pretty hill station gets its name from the lake nestled in the foliage of the Shevaroy hills. And along with lush coffee plantations, the hill station has plenty of orange plantations as well which gives for a beautiful view from the many cabins in the hill station.

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The ‘Araku coffee’ is the pride of the state and is pretty renowned worldwide. The more interesting aspect of tests plantations is the people behind the production, the local tribes. These locals often produce their own coffee and sell it around the plantations. One can consider buying from them to indulge in the local taste of the famous coffee. the plantations here also offer guest houses where one can destress and just enjoy the ever-present aroma of coffee.

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Popularly known as the Kashmir of Odisha, Daringbida, a hill station located in the Kandhamal district is popular for its coffee plantations. Apart from strolling around the pretty landscapes amidst the aroma of the coffee gardens, one can also venture out to visit the Nature Park, Midubanda waterfall of Dasinbadi and the Duluri pine forest.

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Home to some of India’s largest waterfalls, Wayanad is an ideal getaway destination even for non-coffee drinkers. Apart from what seems like an unending terrain of coffee plantations where one can witness the planting and harvesting, Wayanad also provides ample scenic offerings like the tunning Pookode lake and the Soochipara Falls. When done with these, you can also explore the Edakkal Caves whose walls are adorned with 8000 years old inscriptions.

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