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Mackwoods Tea Centre, situated approximately 1500 meters above sea level in the heart of Nuwara Eliya is one of the finest tea centres in Sri Lanka and is today a popular stop in an international travellers itinerary providing an opportunity to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Queen Elizabeth Drive | Queen Elizabeth Plaza, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the evening I visited there so there is friendly staff and they introduced verity of tea product and also well service provider for the customers highly recommend for others

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank dasunpathmakumara
Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

Did a tea tour at Damro. It used to be known as Mackwoods. Beautiful location where you can have a great view of its tea plantation. We joined the free guided tea processing tour and had a complimentary cup of tea after the tour. Very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LesleynD
Reviewed July 16, 2019

My wife and myself are currently holidaying in Sri Lanka and en route from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya earlier today we visited the Damro (NOT Mackwoods) Tea Centre. This was something I was really looking forward to but, unfortunately, left the property feeling very disappointed....More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

I visited several tea factories. Damro Tea is a tourist hot spot. I usually avoid these places, but our driver wanted to go there anyway. The tour takes about 15 minutes and is done by rather bored looking guides. I don’t blame them. It is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 61hitchhiker
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Pretty setting, with a pleasant (short) free tour. The shop is very over-priced though, as is the cake they try to sell you with the free tea sample after the tour. It's fair enough of course, but something to be aware of

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mark C
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Now called Damro, the tea centre is worth visiting even if tea is not to your thing. Your visit includes a 5 minute tour of the factory where you will see the drying and final processing of the leaves. You will receive a somewhat mechanical...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MelbourneSeeTheWorld
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

New name Damro tea factory. This place is beautiful. They take you to show the entire tea making process. After that they offer you some really good tea of your choice and free of cost. You can sit and enjoy the tea while looking at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Ahsanasra
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

There are lot of varieties of tea items available.you can get tast of real ceylon tea and buy from hear very easy

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sherry_dissa
Reviewed March 21, 2019

We had just been to Pedro's tea factory and also decided to visit Mackwood's museum in the city. Whats fantastic is although you don't see the full scale of the factory, its right in the city and there are plenty enough of pictures and a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank yuann00
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

A good place to feel the tea culture and the making of it with a cup of Ceylon pure tea . The guide in the factory: mrs. Anusha she is the best of it. She can speak very good English and Chinese too.

Date of experience: February 2019
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mack_eriksson
February 15, 2018|
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Response from ClicknNomad | Reviewed this property |
I believe this is also available at certain major retail outlets in Colombo/airport but the best bet is the plantation - really high quality tea here, all depends what you are willing to pay (you could also get some quality... More
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Ankit_H_Nanavati
February 3, 2018|
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Response from samthedogdublin | Reviewed this property |
Very late reply-sorry, I didn’t see the alert. Tour was free but with an ‘optional’ tip for the guide. Purchasing tea not obligatory.
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LeminH5
October 4, 2017|
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Response from RoshanWATA | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so Better give them a ring if you are in Sri Lanka
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