Sri Lanka tea Tour

Tea Tour in Sri Lanka

An absolute must for tea-lovers, a Tea Tour with Blue Lanka Tours that covers the main Tea Estates and tea experiencing in the country. This experiential tour is designed to not just the tea lover…

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Sri Lanka is the world’s fourth largest tea producer. The British brought tea plants on the teardrop island in 1867 in order to compete with China. Sri Lanka today produces some of the world’s best teas, ranging from single origins to blended fruit blends. See the process in action with these best Sri Lanka tea tour with Blue Lanka Tours.

The Itinerary

An absolute must for tea-lovers, a Tea Tour with Blue Lanka Tours that covers the main Tea Estates and tea experiencing in the country. This experiential tour is designed to not just the tea lover, but also to anyone who enjoys the vistas of hill country and who would love indulging in early Ceylon lifestyle. All accommodations are hand picked to give the best taste of tea dwelling and taste of the tea growing areas. When in Tea Tour with Blue Lanka Tours, you are encouraged to experiment with flavours, immerse themselves in the vibrant traditions of tea culture, and become familiar with tea in ways they have never experienced before. The most popular places to visit tea plantations in Sri Lanka are Kandy, Ella, Haputale, and Nuwara Eliya. The Itinerary here captures the list of tea estates in Sri Lanka covers the main tea factories in these areas that you can visit to learn more about the tea industry in Sri Lanka.

Day
1

BIA to Negombo

  • Airport Pickup & Transfer to Negombo
  • Overnight stay in Negombo
air plane at air port
Negombo Sri lanka
Day
2

Negombo to Kandy

  • Transfer to Kandy
  • En Route Visit to Royal Botanical Garden of Peradeniya
  • Blessings at Kandy Tooth Relic Temple
  • Overnight stay in Kandy
Kandy Temple of Tooth Relic
Peradeniya Botanical Garden
Day
3

Kandy

  • Visit to Orange Tea Factory
  • Late Afternoon Visit to Ambuluwawa
  • Overnight stay in Kandy
Tea Factory
dinner in candlelight
Day
4

Kandy

  • Transfer to Visit Loolkandura Tea Estate
  • Walkthrough tea plantations; Observe a tea Making Process
  • Picnic Lunch with Tea Plucking Experience
  • Relax at The Hotel
  • Overnight Stay in Kandy
Loolkandura
Tea pluckers
Day
5

Kandy to Hatton

  • Transfer to Hatton
  • Check-Into The Hotel and Relax
  • Enjoy a Tea Infused Dinner
  • Overnight stay in Hatton
Hatton tea plantation
Tea Plantation
Day
6

Hatton

  • Relax at The Hotel
  • Enjoy Guided Walks through Tea Fields
  • Tea Tasting Experience and witness the machinery in action
  • Overnight Stay in Hatton
Hatton tea plantation
Organic tea
Day
7

Hatton to Nuwara Eliya

  • Transfer to Nuwara Eliya
  • En Route Witness St. Clair and Devon Waterfalls
  • Drive Through Little England
  • Overnight Stay in Nuwara Eliya
Devon falls Sri lanka
Little England
Day
8

Nuwara Eliya

  • Authentic Tea Plucking Experience with Tamil Tea Workers
  • Tea Tasting with a Trained Taster
  • Overnight Stay in Nuwara Eliya
Tea Plantation
Cup of tea
Day
9

Nuwara Eliya to Ella

  • Morning Visit to Pedro Tea Factory and Estate
  • Take a Scenic Train Ride to Ella
  • Visit to Nine Arch Bridge
  • Overnightr Stay in Ella
Train ride in sri lanka
Ninearch bridge
Day
10

Ella

  • Morning Hike to Little Adam’s Peak
  • Visit to a Organic Tea Farm
  • Learn of Artisanal Tea Making, Experience Tea Tasting
  • Enjoy Sri Lankan Rice and Curry Lunch
  • Overnight Stay in Ella
Little adams peak
Rice & Curry
Day
11

Ella to Galle

  • Visit to Dambatenne Tea Factory
  • Transfer to Galle
  • Relax By The Beach
  • Overnight Stay in Galle
Galle beach
Tea Plantation
Day
12

Galle to Colombo

  • Visit to Handunugoda Tea Estate – A low altitude tea plantation famed for ‘Virgin white teas’
  • Exploration of Galle Fort
  • Transfer to Colombo
  • Enjoy a blind tea tasting competition and end the evening with a high tea festoonedwith delicious food and desserts!
  • Overnight Stay in Colombo
Galle fort
Tea Plantation
Day
13

Colombo

  • Morning Participate in legendary Colombo Tea Auction
  • Later Visit to Colombo Tea Academy
  • Exploration of Colombo City
  • Overnight Stay in Colombo
MAHOORA TENTED SAFARI CAMP
Notary House
Day
14

Colombo to BIA

  • Airport Transfer
air plane at air port
Air plane taking off

Journey Highlights

  • Trip Length: 14 Days
  • Taking the most scenic train ride
  • Siping the best cup of Ceylon tea every evening
  • In the midst of a tea estate
  • At the Tea Auction
  • Tea Making and Tea Tasting Experiences
  • The Tea Estate Tours
  • Tea Infused Dinner
  • Train Ride from Nanu Oya to Ella

Insightful Tips

  • Carry your cameras with you at all times
  • Hill country can be quite cool – so, bring your sweaters for the sweater weather
  • Always be aware of leeches in tea estates

FAQ

Q. Can I have the chance to pluck tea leaves?

Yes, in this tea tour you will definitely get the tea plucking experience.

Q. Does any tea factory open on holidays?

No, tea factories are closed on holidays.

Q. How long does it take to travel by train from Nanu Oya to Ella?

It does take only 03 hours.

Q. What would the weather be like in hill country?

Always it has the coldest weather, so better wearing warm clothes.