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168 Negombo Road | Peliyagoda, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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All reviews working tea factory free cup of tea tea production free tour tea leaves make tea orange pekoe factory tour whole process nice visit great place to visit nuwara eliya sri lanka our tour guide day trip worth a visit plantation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very outdated factory. Even the machines are dated. Tour guide Spoke broken English. Free tour of how tea is made. Worth a visit if you are passing by but don’t go out if your way to see it. The teas smell quite good. We tasted...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sexy_shade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is 40 minutes out of Kandy. The tour was free. English speaking local guide took us on tour through factory and explained all process from picking to packing. We finished with a tasting and they were not pushy but of course wanted you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David-Edwards66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the place was very organised , the tour could be more interesting. The free tasting is only for black tea.... The staff at the shop and tea tasting place did not seem to know much about teas and could not make the lift working......More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank filipaac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed my free tour and free cup of tea. Factory was interesting. They do try to sell you some tea leaves but are not pushy. Would definitely recommend. Try it, you might like it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yorkshirejon27
Reviewed 19 November 2018

As big tea drinkers in England it was great to see the process from picking to packing. Old building brought the process to life and our guide was very informative. Nice cup of free tea at the end of the tour and no pressure to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We were driven here by chance by our tuk tuk driver , specatular place and very interesting. Delicious tea afterwards.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gillywilly19672018
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We were shown tea plants growing as well as black pepper trees & they explained the process of picking the tea leaves, we were then taken around the factory & learnt the process of making different types & grades of tea, we then had a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anniewhatto
Reviewed 24 September 2018

A stop on our bus tour and convenient as close to our Kandy stop. Tour started upstairs in main factory when the guide started the education process - drying. Next we headed downstairs to the other processing - crushing, sorting, classing, drying, bagging. Tip is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 188petere
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This place is also known as Geragama Tea factory. The tour lasted about 30 - 45 minutes and included a cup of tea at the end. The tour was very informative as we were taken through the various stages of producing tea. The tea plantations...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TonyM719
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Not having enough time to visit tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya, we had to settle for Geragama Tea Factory, about 30 mins from Kandy. It seems that the factory owners are aware of this and in fact capitalise on tourists who are time-poor but resource-rich......More

Date of experience: August 2018
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