The Government Sandalwood Oil Factory is a haven for tourists looking forward to purchasing the sandalwood products famous to the city of Mysore. Along with an interesting guided tour of the factory, you also get to lay your hands on some of the most interesting mementoes and artifacts crafted from the wood of sandal trees. A tour of the factory provides deep insights into the manufacturing of these products and is truly enlightening.
Here, you may like to shop for authentic Sandal Oil, Sandal Powder, and perfumed incense sticks. Maintained and managed by authorities associated with the Forest, this 85 years old sandalwood factory is quite popular amongst tourists. Once here, visitors love to look forward to their factory tour, which takes them through various processes involved with the production and purification of goods made from sandalwood. All these sandalwood products (especially the oil made from sandalwood) have a huge global and local market.
The sandalwood produced in abundance in Mysore is far superior to that grown in Australia. Its distinct exotic and woody smell has been regularly used in incense sticks, perfumes, candles, cosmetics , talc and so forth. The factory showcases the various ways in which these products are packaged and readied for being sold in the market. A must visit indeed!
|Entry Fee||No Entry Fee|
|Timings||All days of the week except Sunday 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM|