Handunugoda Tea Estate, Ahangama

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Visit Handunugoda Tea Estate, a storied plantation that produced its renowned white tea for the Chinese emperor himself. On a tour of the estate--ranked among the very largest in the world--you'll see the intricate process of tea production, and enjoy a sip or two as you learn about the plantation's history. Besides tea, the estate also produces spices, cinnamon, and natural rubber from the surrounding farms. Afterwards, stop in the gift shop to purchase boxes of tea and souvenirs. Make Handunugoda Tea Estate a centerpiece of your Ahangama vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ahangama road trip tool .
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  • A very informative visit with a passionate person who explained in a way that it fed without ever being satiated is not stop we share all his knowledge on teas there we also explain and shown how picked up the rubber he evidently explained in English, but as I was French it accentuated some time with words in french as button (buttons of flowers)... The landscape is rich and beautiful the visit of the informative factory with explanations and demonstrations (starting of machine that was stopped) a tasting tea and cakes on the patio of a splendid remains in the middle of the planting. Inside the House is beautiful after tasting the different teas there and you can buy on-site tea, cinnamon is not as in the places where we jump on you to get you to buy not forcing, we must contact them for a see a product that we would have chosen, and this visit is free that we cannot leave something to the guide
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  • I really enjoyed our visit to this tea estate. It’s what I pictured a visit to a tea estate should be like - complete with a lovely cup of oolong tea with a small piece of cake under a verandah mid-to...  more »
  • I took my English Composition students from the Galle and Matara branches of The American College of Higher Education for a writing assignment, and the overall experience was wonderful. All of the sta...  more »
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