Dambatenne Tea Factory, Haputale

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Learn about the process of making tea at the hidden gem of Dambatenne Tea Factory. Sir Thomas Lipton built the tea factory in 1890, with some of the original machinery he used still on display in the factory. Learn about the various production techniques, and try different kinds of tea. See the circular machines, which demonstrate the refining processes required to make top-quality tea, then enjoy mountain views after you finish the tour. On your way to the factory, you can see tea workers collecting the leaves. The tea processing takes place on certain days, so check the factory's schedule before you visit in order not to miss out on a special learning experience. Dambatenne Tea Factory is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Haputale Edition.
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  • Guided tour in English. Interesting to see the behind the scenes of a factory of tea! 250 rs. / person, the visit lasts about 20 Minutes. Very good reception. It has not at all forced we hand to buy whatever it is, it was nice! On the other hand it is forbidden to take pictures (and that's a shame!)
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  • Travelling with a 12-year old and a 10-year old, we were wary of a factory tour but we were pleasantly surprised! The tour was informative and interesting, while the tuk tuk drive up to the tea factor...  more »
  • We visited lipton seat and the factory in the rain. certainly less friendly than with the view and the Sun, but this worth being seen. Disappointed with the tour of the factory. Incomprehensible. Expedition. No brief tasting we saw we understand how tea is produced, but it remains a little hungry especially in view of the price.
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