Taste Of Ceylon Tea – Ingiriya Tea & Rubber Plantation
Guided tea plantation visit followed by a tea appreciation program is offered to all visitors at No Cost, and at the end the guests are treated to a complimentary luscious cake and a pot of tea at the proprietor’s bungalow. There are Innumerable Teas to be sipped, swirled and allowed to seduce the senses. Latest tea product is named after the plantation owner’s bestselling book ‘The Suicide Club’ – without giving the story away – one can taste the whiskey and smell the oversized cigars as it takes to few generations to a totally different way of life. Visitors keen to purchase tea gets a chance to buy these priceless teas at the tea shop.
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What's included :
- Bottled water
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- All Fees and Taxes
What's excluded :
- Alcoholic Beverages
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Ingiriya, Ingiriya, Western Province
A visit to the source of the famous Ceylon Tea is a must if you are in Sri Lanka. Discover the whole process of transformation of the humble tea leaves from the fields into the world famous brew when you visit the tea plantation a couple of hours drive away from Colombo. The lush area of Ingiriya boasts of a climate that’s conducive for tea cultivation. You will be picked up from your port and shall drive through some scenic locales on your way to the plantation. Considered one of the finest teas in the world, Ceylon tea has been produced in Sri Lanka since the crop was first introduced in 1867. Upon arrival at Ingiriya, you’ll receive a special welcome with garlands made out of tea leaves before visiting the tea plantation to watch the tea being hand-picked from the plant. If the conditions permit, you could witness the rubber tapping process as well. Proceeding to the tea factory, you’ll be able to watch the hand-picked tea crop being graded, before going through the various stages involved in quality tea production. No artificial ingredients are added at any stage of the manufacturing process. Lunch and Mineral water will be provided. We shall then proceed to the Elephant village at Bandaragama, where you can see large herds of wild Asiatic elephants that are nursed, bred in captivity. We then drive back to the capital and once you are in Colombo you shall visit the Gangarama Temple before heading back to your ship.
Departure Point :Bandaranayake Quay, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.