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Glenloch Tea Factory, Sri Lanka

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See how locals produce one of the most widely consumed drinks at Glenloch Tea Factory. The factory had humble beginnings, but over time it has put Sri Lanka on the map as the fourth-largest producer of tea in the world. One of its founders was Sir Thomas Lipton, a name widely recognized on tea boxes, who purchased a tea estate and factory in the late 19th century. Enjoy the beautiful landscape and temperate climate, which offers excellent conditions for growing quality tea leaves. Take a 15-20 minute guided tour to learn how a leaf becomes a beverage; afterwards you can purchase boxes of tea as a souvenir or gift. To visit Glenloch Tea Factory on your holiday in Kotmale, and find out what else Kotmale has to offer, use our Kotmale trip planning website .
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  • Complete waste of time to visit this place. They provide a guided tour with a very very disinterested guide and then plonk some cups of teas in front after the “tour” (which in itself is a non-event) ...  more »
  • we visited the glenloch tea factory and got to know about the tea bushes how they are grown and picked and shown the full process of what happens to the leaves after they are picked at the end of the ...  more »
  • have visited few times, Glenloch tea factory established 150 years ago, the factory tour was really interesting. Factory staff Nirosha & Lanka doing a great job, always provide many information and he...  more »
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  • Really good tour, felt a little rushed but packed full of information. Tea sampling at the end was excellent, definitely try the white tea!! A must before this tea tour, stop at Rambula Waterfall. Enjoy guys xx
  • Good and friendly service. Better if have much more choice of tea. Manager is so friendly and helpful guy
  • Great place! Real tea factory. Not modern but old and native. Is it expensive here? Sure! But it's not easy to get great tea in your local store. For people who really understand what good tea should be.
  • Have nice area to drink tea & enjoy the weather Friendly staff But slightly expensive for tea
  • Good products and service.

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