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 Edition.
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  • Amazing to see how the tea is made! It costs 250rs per person and you get a guide! (You cant take photos inside) The Factory is connected with Rain Forrest Alliance, they had built hospitals and...  more »
  • A very beautiful old building. On the day we visited, there was no tea process happening but we decided to go in and checkout... The young lady who explained the process was really great, we could...  more »
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