Visit Low country tea estate and factory
Scattered across Sri Lanka, Tea has been part of Sri Lankan culture for past 150 years. Ceylon tea is a world-renowned brand that many have come to differentiate by its taste; aroma and overall high standard. Varieties of tea are distinguished by the elevation and the climate that they are grown. Low country tea is found in Galle and southern region.
The visit for the low country tea estate will be an exquisite tea plantation in the hills above koggala. You will get to know how they produce over 25 verities of tea. Start your journey by meeting your host just outside Galle. Walk amidst this scenic low country tea plantation. Your host will guide you through the meticulously lined tea bushes and explain the history of tea and its pickers in Sri Lanka. During the walk, your host will introduce you to indigenous plants and wildlife that you may come across.
Continue downhill to the modern tea factory, which uses the latest technology to produce Sri Lanka’s finest tea closely watched by ladies dressed in pinafores and caps who ensure that standards are maintained throughout the process.