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Dambatenne Tea Factory

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Haputale-Dambethanna Rd, Haputale 90160, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely tour of the tea factory while staying at Thotalagala. Walked back to our accomodation and was met with sensational views and lovely interactions with the locals.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

It is big tea factory.before you go lipton c you can visit it.it is situated in the town -Dambetenna.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aruna s
Reviewed October 29, 2018

They are closed on Sunday and there is no production on Monday, so go Tuesday through Saturday. This place is awesome!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Trek51863794562
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Read the other bad reviews everything has been said. 10 min visit, impossible to understand the guide’s accent, no tasting, no Q&A... one of the worst guide tours I’ve had

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LoveTravel822252
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We were at Lipton's seat so stopped of on the way back to our lodging. Interesting to see the tea making process. No pressure at the end to buy stuff if you don't want to. Actual highlight was having a fresh roti and cup of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Without exaggerating it was the worst guided tour I have ever taken part in. It took like 5 minutes and no tasting or anything. Guide was not to eager to explain the tea factory and the processing. A total rip-off. Dont waste your money,time and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank allikamalan
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited last month with my family and they asked us to stay the lobby area untill the ongoing tour to finish. Then we waited so long time and they started tours only to the families that they personally know by ignoring the queue. Very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Isuru W
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We toured the factory on a Sunday and there was not much to see. Many sections were shut and the guide was difficult to understand. After a rush look through they brought out four lots of tea you could buy. It would have been nice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LikeTraveler
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the Dambatenne Tra Factor on the way back from the Limpton seat! Very interesting and informative visit!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Holidaying
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

After Lipton’s Seat we had a look around - a nice break from the walk. It’s fairly cheap and the tour is around a working factory. The whole place smells of tea and it feels like you have stepped into the past. We had some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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April 8, 2018|
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I dont know, sorry. We took then with us.
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salani a
August 23, 2016|
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Response from laurentp705 | Reviewed this property |
If you want to see the whole Factory working go there early in the morning. We were two and we didn't need any approval to visit.
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Response from Sandals246 | Reviewed this property |
The walk down from Liptons Seat to the tea factory in the early morning is spectacular. The Kids running past you on the way to school, and locals heading off to work in the tea fields. Sadly, no cup of tea at the tea... More
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