Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company (P) Ltd.
  • Chundavurrai

    Location Coordinates:
    Latitude : N 10 09.480'
    Longitude : E 07712.572'
    Elevation : 5760 Feet above Mean Sea Level
    Certifications: Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance, ETP

    Chundavurrai Estate with a total tea area of 1290 Ha., covers an area of 3930 Ha., and comprises of the erstwhile four estates i.e., Chundavurrai, Kundaly, Chittavurrai and Yellapatty, commonly known as the Top Station estates. Situated between the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, three of its tea fields are located in Tamil Nadu. It was via Bodinayakanur that the pioneer planters came to this district and reached Top station to start plantations in this area. History reveals that a Light Railway and later a Ropeway was used to connect Munnar and this estate, with the Ropeway Station at this end being called Top station. The Organic section of KDHP (122.4 Ha.), is part of the Chundavurrai Estate.

    The Kundaly Club is situated on this estate, and wildlife found here is plenty, particularly Elephants and Bisons. One of the first hydroelectric Dams in Kerala namely Sethu Parvathi Puram is in this area.