The Blue Mountains is literally a fairyland which has hill stations at various altitudes and is a very popular travel destination. There are cloud-kissing peaks, dense forests, rushing streams, undulating emerald green plains, breath-taking view of sudden drops, valleys and glades. The entire area of the district, 2,500 sq.km. in extent is unique for its elevation, natural beauty and tourist spots.
Nilgiri tea is generally described as being a dark, intensely aromatic, fragrant and flavoured tea grown in the southern portion of the Western Ghats Mountains of Southern India. It is grown in the hills of the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, though there are numerous other tea-growing districts in South India as well, including Munnar and Central Travancore, further south in Kerala state.
The tea is no just the only thing, the place a famous and attractive tourist spot with numerous adventure activities. The”Blue Mountains” which are known for the bluish mists which veil the region and the rare blue Kurinji flowers which blossom throughout the Nilgiris once every twelve years.