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Handunugoda Tea Estate

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Handunugoda Rd | Tittagalla, Ahangama 80650, Sri Lanka
+94 77 771 3999
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Reviewed yesterday

We were shown around the plantation by an informative guide, served tea and cake at the homestead which was relaxing, then shown through the tea factory and to the gift shop at the end where you could try all sorts of teas. The whole thing...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed yesterday

Really wanted to visit a tea plantation not too far from Bentota. Far exceeded my expectations. The people were so kind, patient, informative - and not obviously interested in your money, so unlike the culture I am used to. The guide showed us through the...More

Thank Irene H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I didn’t initially expect to enjoy this visit to the tea plantation and joined my family to check it out. We started off on a free tour around the tea plantations where we could see the locals picking the tea. The tour guide was informative,...More

1  Thank Jonholley
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a free tour although you have the option to leave a small token in the tea tasting room. It is a very pleasant stroll to the tea house, where along the way they also show you collecting sap from rubber trees. The view...More

Thank bigbadboris2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a private Tuk-Tuk tour our driver took us to the Handunugoda Tea Estate. The tour guide was very informative and showed us around the estate showing us the various plants, and how they make tea. We were then served chocolate cake and tea which...More

Thank GlobeTrotting730487
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very knowledgeable guide who explained all about the different types of tea and we had a slice of chocolate cake and cup of Saphire Pekoe on the owners verandah before going to the factory and then tasting all 50 varieties of tea...More

Thank AnthonyPPerth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the personal tour. The authentic tea estate and factory. Very well organised and friendly. Complimentary cup of tea and cake.

Thank Charli R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was interested to read the comments in these pages from the Poor and Average contributors.They may have a point. It seemed to be a long way to go for little reward. On arrival a quick walk up the hill for a cup of tea...More

Thank nerjanits
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to a number of tea estates as a child during visits to Sri Lanka and assumes they were all in the hill country in the centre of the island; so I was very surprised to find the Handunugoda Tea Estate near Galle. Upon...More

Thank Neil J
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We were staying in Galle and took a taxi which took about 40 minutes. Xavier led our tour and was very knowledgeable about all aspects of the plantation. We had a few different nationalities in our group and Xavier was able to communicate with all...More

1  Thank Sue R
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August 6, 2018|
Response from Tony Q | Reviewed this property |
Like I said you should be flexible when you know that visitors are coming. The traffic conditions are tough now and your staff should not keep calling and saying that they have to go off so please make it before 4:30. That... More
August 1, 2018|
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Response from nagygaborsamorin | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We just turned up and they were ready to lead us around even if we were only two. Eventually some more ppl came on te beginning of our tour, but as I wrote, just to turn up should be fine ;-)
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Zoe k | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a bathroom and is clean. Have a great time :)