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Amba Estate

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Interesting and truly inspiring

Fantastic place to visit for a different tea tour and tasting. Organic handmande and sustainable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WorldTraveler1907
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Singapore, Singapore
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Fascinating Experience with Tales of Tea

This place is amazing. Our tea guide was funny, informative and really new his stuff. An... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BillandSuji
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Sydney, Australia
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Amba Estate is an organic farm in the Uva Highlands of Sri Lanka. The farm is about 30 minutes drive from Ella, perched in a small valley above the Ravana-Ella Waterfalls, with views of Ella Rock and Lipton's Seat. We produce a range of artisanal...more
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Ambadandegama, Bandarawela 90108, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit for a different tea tour and tasting. Organic handmande and sustainable way of doing new things. Tea plantation visit was very interesting and the tea we tasted and also bought of exceptional quality. Congratulations and all the best.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing. Our tea guide was funny, informative and really new his stuff. An anthropologist who discovered a love of growing and developing hand made teas, he had us enthralled with his tales of tea. The plantation employs organic growing techniques here, similar...More

Thank BillandSuji
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the highlight of our sri lanka trip. Discovered Amba while on the train from Kandy to tea country. We were traveling down to Yalla national park and had our driver make a stop at Amba. We thought we were going to miss out because...More

Thank duskdrums
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Had opportunities to visit other tea plantations and they were good, Amba Estate is great. I loved that it is old, organic, and has a traditional tea tasting. A group of us really enjoyed the tea tour and ended up buying more tea from them...More

Thank esopus35
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

After reading the great reviews on trip advisor we decided to go to Amba Estate. The production manager was a top guy and gave a very insightful tour of the estate. We were given a tour of the tea fields and an overview of the...More

Thank estephen95
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We were impressed with everything we saw and learned at Amba Estate yesterday. Our guide - sorry, can’t remember his name (production manager?) - was great. We learned a lot about tea, how you run your business and the uniqueness of Amba Estate (employee engagement,...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

When I decided to stay in Ella, I was keen to visit some tea plantations and started investigating options. After some time, I realised that the tour experiences of fellow travellers were a bit hit-and-miss and I was became a tad disillusioned. But then I...More

Thank MadameBubbles13
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The tea tasting was the highlight of our stay in Ella. Really thorough and informative description of tea and Sri Lankan history. And the tasting was delicious. We didn't have lunch but imagine that would be delicious too. We suggest hiking to Ella rock, then...More

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We came across this place on our way to Ella recommended by our driver. Sadly we had come just As the tea tour was ending and Simon (one of the owners) kindly gave us a brief tour of amba estate. It’s a small tea factory/...More

1  Thank ayesha c
Reviewed 30 April 2018

It is no small feat to get to Amba Estate, but the reward is worth the trouble. The guest house is designed for a seriously restful stay, the delicious meals coming out of the kitchen are made with produce from the farm, and the area...More

1  Thank jennalogan
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