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Explore these 6 Tea Plantations in Indonesia

by Ivonne Puspakencana
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Visiting tea plantation may not be as popular as visiting other tourist attractions. However, enjoying the green scenery of the tea plantation will surely provide peaceful and pleasant view.

Indonesia is one of the countries whose people enjoy drinking tea. No wonder, there are some tea plantations you can find in Indonesia.

The activities of visiting tea plantations can be enjoyed by people from all ages. For those who are interested in tea itself, they can enjoy exploring the tea plants and the process of making the tea itself.

While for some other people, they may enjoy the panoramic beauty of the plantation while enjoying the delightful taste of the tea. It sounds interesting, isn’t it? Let’s jump into these 6 famous tea plantations in Indonesia.

  • Wonosari Tea Plantation
Tea Plantation on Wonosari
Green green everywhere in Wonosari Tea Plantation

Wonosari Tea Plantation is located on the slopes of Mount Arjuna, Malang, East Java. It is managed by PT Perkebunan Nusantara XII, a state company which runs in the field of coffee, cocoa, rubber, tea and horticulture.

This tea plantation is one of the recommended places to visit as it has mild climate conditions and the amazing beauty around the field. While you’re in Malang, make sure to visit these tourist attractions in Dieng too!

You can bring your whole family here as you can do some activities here, such as enjoying some attractions, recreation, sports and activities to gain knowledge about tea. Enjoy the natural charm of the tea plantation, fresh air and learn how the tea-picker cultivate tea in this place.

  • Sidamanik Tea Garden
sidamanik tea garden
Tea pickers in Sidamanik Tea Garden

Sidamanik Tea Garden is known to be the oldest tea plantation in Sumatera. This plantation is famous for its Bah Butong or black tea, which is exported to different parts of the world.

While you are here, you can see the picturesque scenery of the vivid shrubs in its mountainous surface. In the morning, you can also see the sunrise in the garden while the tea farmers harvest their best quality leaves.

Besides, you can also take infinite pictures here while exploring the plantation. The area is very huge as it is 8,373 hectares! If you have more time, you can also take a 20-minute drive to Bah Biak Waterfall and spend time swimming there.

The water is cool and pristine too! Get to know more about exploring Sumatera by reading these things to do in Pematangsiantar.

  • Kayu Aro Tea Plantation
Tea plantation Kayu Aro
Mount Kerinci as the background of Kayu Aro Tea Plantation

Another tea plantation located in Sumatera is Kayu Aro Tea Plantation. It is specifically located in Jambi Province. Amazingly, this tea plantation is listed as the biggest one in Indonesia.

This tea plantation is perfect for nature lovers who want to relax as the time passes. The crisp cool breeze will make your stay perfect.

While you’re here, you can also view Mount Kerinci stand majestically from the plantation. After enjoying the magnificent view, you can take a walk to some local food places close by and try their excellent black tea, called orthodox tea.

  • Puncak Gunung Mas Tea Garden

Located in Bogor, West Java, Puncak Gunung Mas Tea Garden offers both extreme sports and wellness activities. Visitors can enjoy some activities here, such as a tea walk, horse riding, tour visits to factories and even some challenging outbound activities.

Puncak Gunung Ma Tea Gardens

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  • Rancabali Tea Plantation
Tea Plantation Rancabali
Pleasant view from Rancabali Tea Plantation

Bandung, West Java, never gets tired to offer its visitors amazing attractions. One of which is the tea plantation called Rancabali. This tea plantation offers the visitors mother nature at its best. Many spots are perfect for taking pictures while enjoying a relaxed trip.

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  • Kemuning Tea Garden
kemuning tea garden
Kemuning Tea Garden

From West Java, let’s move to tea plantation in Central Java called Kemuning Tea Garden or also known as Kemuning tea plantation. This tea plantation is situated at the foot of Mount Lawu, Karanganyar.

This is basically an expansion of yellow tea garden fields. The magical panoramic scenery, tranquility and the cool wind atmosphere are the main attractions of this plantation.

This tea plantation also provides some other facilities, so the visitors can also enjoy natural bikes and even go camping there. You can also enjoy some outdoor activities, such as paragliding, zip line, ATV riding and even paintball.

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