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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  • We went here by tuk tuk from Galle. The guide was informative, funny and showed us many thinks. we saw the tea pickers which were fascinating to watch. We then enjoyed a cup of tea and chocolate cake ...  more »
  • Second visit to a tea plantation in Sri Lanka. In this one, the speciality is white tea. In particular, a white tea cut by hand. The plantation also allows you to visit rubber tools where you can find out how to harvest the LaTeX. The visit continues with a tasting and the visit strictly speaking of the factory. The support by the guide is perfect with clear explanations.
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  • My friends and I get here from center of Ahangama around 20mins by tuktuk, the local guide is so nice and friendly, he can speak many languages which he made guest who visit here were more comfortable...  more »
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  • Beautiful white tea plantation. There's a guided tour which it's free of charge (which you're often reminded) which is quite informative and includes tea sampling and a cake :-) after that you have a chance to buy some products which is kind of unexpectedly very relaxed with no hard selling. You can also give a tip for the personals working here which should get divided among everyone.. really nice place to visit, best on a motorbike since the roads around have very little traffic and a beautiful countryside.
  • Good experience. They explain the process of making tea. You can taste all the varieties and find what you like. Good quality tea.
  • The owners of our apartments recommended this place. The excursion around the property is good and free. The tea is nice - you can select any of a few dozens during the degustation. Worth visiting
  • The best explanation about tea processing, good tea tasting opportunity to select the products.
  • Interesting tour of gum and tea plantation. Great selection of high quality tea.
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