It was fine, they explained to us how the tea making starting from planting and going through all steps. Since we paid for tickets we just hoped that they would offer us a cup of tea !
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On route to Lipton Seat. Always adviced to view this on the way back from Lipton Seat. The Building is built by Charles Lipton back in 1890s and it is still functional and standing. The factory has been modernised over the years. Has producing tea...More
Dambetenna Tea Factory is the factory that most famous trade names using. So, it is worth to visit it. Ticket to visit is on one hand unfair, but the guide explained the process really well. As per him, more than 75% of their tea bought...More
What kind of tea drinker wouldn't visit the very first Lipton factory of the island ?! Tour is average in the sense that the guide will tell you his speech as learnt by heart and can not answer some specific questions. Tea estate visit up...More
It was a great pleasure to visit this oldest tea factory built in 1890 by Sir Thomas Lipton. How scenic can be any tea plantation!!!! This factory will lead you to Lipton's Seat, another picturesque destination in Haputale, Sri Lanka. A must-visit tea factory in...More
I can not understand why they are charging from visitors to see this factory. To my knowledge it is just another tea factory. There are toilets without water. But the people there were helpful. Because of the fee we did not see the inside of...More
We went on the factory tour on our way down from Liptons Seat. It was very interesting to see a real working tea factory and the tour guide was very informative and happy to answer questions. You can buy loose leaf tea after for 350rupees...More
This was the first tea factory I toured. I found it really interesting. I had no idea how tea was made. This factory only produces black tea. We spent about 45 minutes touring and that was ample.
If you have an interest in how tea is made, this is a good basic tour. It's about 20 minutes long and it was very informative. The tour leader spoke excellent English. There wasn't a tasting after, which is a shame, and the tour was...More