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Colombo Kandy Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted by a young lady who was to be our guide. She was very informative and enthusiastic. She made sure we all understood what she was saying even though she spoke perfect English. We certainly learnt a lot about the growing of and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gilld969
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great tour around the factory for no charge. Delicious cup of tea in roomy, relaxing lounge upstairs and the opportunity to buy some tea without any pressure to do so. The staff were lovely.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We had a full tour of the factory with fascinating explanations of all of the processes. An invitation was extended to visit the tea plantations. We enjoyed a delicious cup of black tea and were more than happy to buy some from the shop upstairs....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I came here as part of a private tour around Kandy. The factory tour is free. The tour guide enthusiastic and knowledgeable. This is a working tea factory and has been for over 100 years - some of the equipment is quite old and still...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This factory is also called Geragama Tea factory, and is just off the Kandy to Colombo road. We have been life time tea drinkers, and were surprised at how involved the manufacturing process is. Not simply drying out the leaves as the school teaching would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard T
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Really enjoyed the tour here, the factory was small and very friendly and we learned a lot about the process of how tea is made! Great if you’ve ever wondered how types of tea differ in the leaves used and the manufacturing process, and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Megan B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This tea factory is a bit old . We were welcomed by tea Hostess who will later tell us about the various types of teas. From picking of tea to tasting and buying. Most of the work is still done manually and the machines are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Pat G
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This tea factory close to Kandy (less than one hour's drive away) offers a free tour. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. There are a lot of steep stairs as the factory is located on the side of the hill. This is not part...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is a working factory, so you see the whole process in action. We were taken round by a young woman who was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and friendly. Talked us through the whole process, from leaf to cup. Then a cup of tea and a chance...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank beckglasgow
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

A nice short trip from Kandy, an informative free tour around the factory finished with tasting a good tea. However we couldn’t understand our guide completely, but it was still cool.

Date of experience: July 2018
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26 November 2018|
Response from Pat G | Reviewed this property |
Hi I was also shocked at the price but the silver tips is not as nice as the green tea. I think as foreigners we are conned into buying these various teas. On line this is cheaper.