Sri Lankan tea, or better known around the world as Ceylon tea, is widely regarded as the gold standard of tea. The British started the tea industry back in 1824, planting the first plant in the Royal Botanical Gardens situated in Peradeniya. The Loolecondra Estate was the birthplace of commercial tea planting in Sri Lanka is still regarded as the finest black tea available in the market.
Savour different types of tea plucked and produced right in front of you as you explore the plantations and factory. Halpewatte Tea Factory and Hundungoda Tea Estate are some of the major Sri Lankan tea estates which offer personal experienced guides who will go into the detail of the growing, harvesting and refining processes involved in producing a world-class product.
If you’re a tea connoisseur, look no further as you’ve come to the right place!