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Kinellan Tea Factory

Wellawaya-Ella-Kumbalwela Highway, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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When in Ella don't miss out on the tea & cake!

Ella is renowned for tea and this tea plantation was so interesting. Ever thought how many... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leicester, United Kingdom
Good to know where your tea comes from!

This was a great little visit, our owner of our home stay even dropped us off after recommending... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
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Wellawaya-Ella-Kumbalwela Highway, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday

Ella is renowned for tea and this tea plantation was so interesting. Ever thought how many processes one leaf has to go through and how to get strong or weak tea. It's such an interesting tour with lots to try at the end the guide...More

Thank Lizzie663
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was a great little visit, our owner of our home stay even dropped us off after recommending. For 350 rupees per person we had a 20 minute walk around the factory being told about the processes of how tea is produced........ Cracking little visit...More

1  Thank Ginge946
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My daughter and I really enjoyed the short tour of the factory. Intriguing to see all the old machinary lovingly kept working efficiently and the tea shop is a welcome calm with a beautiful view on the terrace.

Thank Gillian L
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We were impressed with this tea factory as we got a personal conducted tour and were allowed to take photographs. The process was clearly explained and we learned a lot. I thought it was a very authentic experience and a lot less touristy than two...More

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Fresh smell of Ceylon tea,Taste cup of pure tea inthe heart of Uva province.Because of heavy duty the place is dirty.But smell of tea throw away other things

Thank smgsamasundara131
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Kinellan estate runs a tiny tea cafe almost hidden from the road. They are well advised to expand it as it has two very good and marketable features. There is a range of teas available and the lady in charge knows how to brew a...More

Thank EmkaySriLanka
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The tour was a real tourist trap. The guide was in a hurry, we could not understand what she was saying and the tea tasting in the end just made me never want to buy tea from this brand. Avoid this!

2  Thank bruna721
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We visited this place om The. Drive from nanooya to Kandy and make good Tours and has a Nice restaurant and Tea shopb try The Tea om The restaurant befoe you buy it our favorit was A1 with Milk Superb for Tea lovets

1  Thank gerdt_13
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The tour is maybe 10mins long and do not offer much for 500 rupies per person. They show you the different machines used in the tea production process but we have expected this would be more usefull and not a tipical tourist thing. At the...More

Thank Km1ca
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I nipped in after going to see the Dowa temple (also a must). The chap on duty had to make sure we were allowed to visit, but once he got the ok, the tour started. He was a star and explained everything...More

1  Thank JamesHarrison
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