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Amba Estate

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Paradise at 1500m

To escape the baking heat of the lower lying areas of this beautiful country head to the tea... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
snappycritter
Beautiful place; a real highlight

The Amba Estate tour was one of my favourite parts of our trip to Sri Lanka. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
nathanm92
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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 2 weeks ago

To escape the baking heat of the lower lying areas of this beautiful country head to the tea plantations of Bandarawela and book your room on the Amba Estate. For tea and cake on the lawn or terrace and sumptous eveing meals prepared in front...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

The Amba Estate tour was one of my favourite parts of our trip to Sri Lanka. Our guide was informative and engaging, and seeing the tea being grown and processed in small batches was fascinating (especially when compared to the large tea factory we visited...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

It was a long drive to get up there but worth of it. There was a small boutique of teas. All organic and local made high quality products. It's located 20km away from Ella town and it takes about 40min to get there with tuk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Zeicko
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Visited 19th Sept via Tuk Tuk from Ella (4,000 rs return). Very informative and rewarding talk/tour on an organise tea estate. The production manager/tour guide was very professional and engaging, I learnt so much. Recommend paying for the post tour tea tasting. Came away with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 10 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WorldTraveler1907
Reviewed 7 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BillandSuji
Reviewed 21 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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