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Tsara Green Teas Galaboda Group Tea Factory Colombo Sri Lanka

We had but a short time in Sri Lanka and decided to travel inland to visit a tea plantation. We... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Exeter, United Kingdom
Such an enjoyable experience!

We immensely enjoyed our guided tour of Galaboda tea estate in Akuressa, and appreciated the... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
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Galaboda Group, Akuressa 81400, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We had but a short time in Sri Lanka and decided to travel inland to visit a tea plantation. We knew that it would be a couple of hours each way along both small roads and highways but we always enjoy a road trip through...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank drm1958
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We immensely enjoyed our guided tour of Galaboda tea estate in Akuressa, and appreciated the efforts by the owners to produce organic tea despite the greater challenges in growing and selling such tea. The tea tasting – which was attractively presented -- was a real...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We had been to other tea factories in Sri Lanka before, but this one just seemed a much happier place. We had a personal tour around and even got to have a go at separating the tea. All the people that work there looked happy...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AmandaR27
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Calm and beautiful place. You can not booking tour. Just come here and guide will take you for a tour. There were no tourists except us. Guide was very friendly and told us everything about organic tea cultivation and processing. After tour is tea testing....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank SisiLoveJourney
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had never been to a tea plantation before and this was a great experience. Helpful and pleasant staff, lots of different teas to taste and buy. Most of the tea is bagged and sold in bulk to wholesalers so the only place you can...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Alan S
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We visited this tea plantation November 2015 and I have to say it was one of the most fantastic experiences of our trip to Sri Lanka which is high praise as the entire trip was amazing. The staff were really friendly, helpful and knowledgable. The...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank bronnie2016
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Can only recommend everyone to visit this place, it is clearly the best tea plantation we visited during our 3 week tour of Sri Lanka. The place is absolutely stunning on a hillside and is a very peaceful place to visit. The staff are very...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank esbendixen
Reviewed 17 May 2016

My father was stationed in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) during the Second World War and talked about the tea plantations he had visited, so when my wife and I visited Colombo during a cruise, we took the opportunity to go to see this one. Although it...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Gerald R
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Three hours by coach from Colombo but worth the trip on new and empty dual carriageways. Escorted by charming guides we arrived via winding roads, for the final hour, and villages with schoolchildren in immaculately laundered uniforms. The estate is large and hilly. The cafe...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit very much! The tour around the tea farm and the facilities were very informative. Our guide Tamara was very nice and fun :-) after the tour we were able to taste a great amount of different organic green teas which are...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Elisabeth W
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