Kolukkumalai is a small village/hamlet in Bodinayakanur Taluk in the Theni District of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. 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
Kolukkumalai is about 7,000 feet (2,100 m) above sea level and lies some 32 kilometres (20 mi) from Munnar. The hill top village is accessible only by jeep and it is about a one and a half hour journey from Munnar town. The exact location of kolukkumalai is in Idukki district (Kerala).