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Mackwoods Labookellie Tea Centre

| Queen Elizabeth Plaza, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 667711
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Private Day-Tour: Highland Highlights from Kandy
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Mackwoods Tea Centre, situated approximately 1500 meters above sea level in the heart of Nuwara Eliya is one of the finest tea centres in Sri Lanka and is today a popular stop in an international travellers itinerary providing an opportunity to experience Mackwoods Tea at its best in the salubrious hill country clime as well as providing an instructive glimpse of the manufacture of Ceylon Tea.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chocolate cake” (75 reviews)
“sri lanka” (62 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
| Queen Elizabeth Plaza, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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+94 11 2 667711
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"chocolate cake"
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"prince charles"
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"sri lanka"
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"gift shop"
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"cakes"
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"nice tour"
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"orange pekoe"
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"quick tour"
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"learn how"
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"whole process"
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"free tour"
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"guided tour"
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"worth a stop"
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"different types"
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"en route"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was so interesting to visit tea factory , observe whole process of tea production and after enjoy free cup of tea on a beautiful terrace !!!

Thank Danny S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were shown around the factory by a women who you could tell was just bored with her job. When we were there which was about midday there were no workers around which makes me think the factory is just for show ! Also full...More

Thank manchesterianBangkok
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit place and the weather I experienced was like heaven. Tea was not very impressive but the place was awesome. Highly recommended whenever you visit Sri Lanka

Thank Syed Fasihuddin A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Damro tea factory during our tuk tuk ride from Nuwara Eliya. We were given a free guided tour of the old tea factory showing how the tea is dried, roasted, sorted and then packaged. The tour guide was knowledgeable about the process,...More

Thank Polo_and_Marco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed every bit of it. The view and the tour, also different kinds of tea. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Aki T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good facility to stop over for a rest. Not done with tea estate like manner. Could have been much better.

Thank RSW1965
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We think this is 1st beautiful tea factory and garden in Sri Lanka, View is very beautiful and we can take nice photos over there. The Staff says with us few months before this one Name is "Mackwoods" but company financially lost and they sold...More

Thank ameliahebrew
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

MACKWOOD (or called today DAMRO) is one of the (actually the second) oldest tea factory in Sri Lanka. 140 years of history, 10.000 workers, 27.000 acrea tea plantation. And a self-developed process (looks to be relatively simple) produce one of the finest tea of the...More

Thank handhungary
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This was totally not meeting our expectation. The tour took less than 5 minutes. The explanation of how tea leave was harvest and make into different types of tea was so limited. Then we were brought into the building and wait for the tea where...More

Thank beachboy8
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The words have been changed ! It’s DAMRO TEA now !! The driver said already sold to another company.. The tea box set is quite expensive !

Thank Martin L
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mack_eriksson
16 February 2018|
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Response from ClicknNomad | Reviewed this property |
I believe this is also available at certain major retail outlets in Colombo/airport but the best bet is the plantation - really high quality tea here, all depends what you are willing to pay (you could also get some quality... More
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nanavati_ankit
3 February 2018|
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Response from PeterBri | Reviewed this property |
There is no entry fee for this visit, also you are offered a free tea after the tour round the factory. There is a shop attached to the cafe if you wish to buy tea from here, but there are so many places to buy estate tea... More
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Lemin H
4 October 2017|
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Response from RoshanWATA | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so Better give them a ring if you are in Sri Lanka
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