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Handunugoda Tea Estate

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Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

We had been to the tea plantation on a number of occasions. Right off the bat - it is a great and insightful tour, that is also complimentary and will take about 60-120 minutes. The tea selection that is produced on-site is grand and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2019

Very interesting experience and lovely teas for tasting. The stuff was very friendly and we hat a great stay there.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2019

Fascinating tea plantation with free tours by employees. It was great to walk around the estate and find out how they planted, harvested and maintained the tea and associated crops. It was quite a place to visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

We had an excellent visit Tea explainations Spycies also (pepper, coffee, cinnamon...) Living Museum with how to dry, crush and sieve It was very interesting and adapted for children

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 1, 2019

This is something I love to do with all friends and family who come and visit us. It's a working tea factory and it's really cool to see how it all works.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

We had a great time touring this wonderful plantation despite the overcast weather. Our guide, Meril, was patient with our many questions and very informative in his responses. We stopped and watched the rain past whilst having a cup of nice hot - you guessed...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

We had an amazing experience at the Herman Tea Factory. We were lucky enough to be shown around the plantation by Meril, a knowledgeable gentleman who spoke wonderful English. He knew all about the process and the local flora and had a great sense of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank CanuckPeter
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

We went to a tea plantation in Sri Lanka,never realising what an amazing experience this would be. We got there just as they were closing,and a most characteristic man told us,he would take us round. The tale of the white tea was fascinating,the guide was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Erica G
Reviewed July 21, 2019

This was a detour visit during our SL vacation. As we dropped out the Whale Watching, we googled this place and asked our cab buddy to take us there. The plantation is well kept, just like others, as it is a major source of revenue...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Nithin_M_Agarwal
Reviewed July 14, 2019

The tour of the plantation was fantastic. We saw the tea crops and the ladies hand picking the tips to make beautiful tea. We learnt about the production and was able to taste a variety of tea. They have a very expensive white tip tea...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank b0nditraveller
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March 19, 2019|
Response from nerjanits | Reviewed this property |
You could always telephone the Estate +94 77 771 3999
David M
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
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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 ;-)