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Ceylon Estates Teas

168 Negombo Road | Peliyagoda, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Informative and enjoyable

This place is also known as Geragama tea factory. I had no idea that making tea was such an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Toni G
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Very Interesting

Visited this Tea factory as part of a multi location day trip. With a personal guide allocated on... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
JUTR-KENT
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Kent, United Kingdom
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168 Negombo Road | Peliyagoda, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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"working tea factory"
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"free cup of tea"
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"tea production"
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"make tea"
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"whole process"
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"orange pekoe"
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"real factory"
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"factory tour"
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"lovely guide"
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"no pressure to buy"
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"tea leaves"
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"great place to visit"
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"sri lanka"
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"day trip"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is also known as Geragama tea factory. I had no idea that making tea was such an involved process, and I will definitely enjoy each cup I drink in the future, knowing the time and effort that goes into it. The guide was...More

Thank Toni G
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this Tea factory as part of a multi location day trip. With a personal guide allocated on arrival the varying methods of tea production and examples of the leaves used etc was excellent. The traditional methods and machinery introduced by the British are still...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Recommend the guided visit, it was really interesting to see the process of manufacturing and grading the tea, certainly leaves you wanting something better than tea bags when you get home.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We went there and had a look at the place. place is good to know how the tea is processed, but noticed the way the process is not that clean. we bought silver tea paying 2900 Rs (Around A$26) and found few women's long hair...More

1  Thank Sam1234Colombo
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

As soon as we came, we were shown the factory by a guide. As there were only five of us, we could hear everything that was said and it was very interesting to hear about how tea is produced. After the tour we were served...More

Thank Karin M
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Great place to visit to learn about the history of tea in Sri Lanka and the tea making process. Friendly knowledgeable guides show you around the state run factory which still uses the original machinery and the tour finishes with a free cup of Orange...More

1  Thank Kezia W
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This place is also known as Geragama Tea Factory. Free tour of working tea factory, which includes a free cup of tea at the end. Was entertaining for the children and interesting to see and hear from excellent English speaking guide how tea goes from...More

1  Thank Taran B
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Fascinating to see the process of how to make tea from start to finish from tea leaves. If you take a tour you will be walking directly through the factory so expect it to be loud, have strong smells, and stand close to heavy machinery....More

Thank Carina O
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

A factory tour can fill you with dread, you know the 300m walk between anything of interest. This visit breaks all of that asunder. It's interesting and informative throughout. Well worth the trip. Just to provide fair warning, it is a working factory and is...More

Thank benhuczek
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

MUST to see if you don't know how tea is manufactured. pros: - free rich tour. - free cup of tea. - you can buy good quality tea for decent prices. - see all tea fermentation and processing phases. Cons: - just warm place due...More

Thank Fahad S
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