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Dambatenne Tea Factory: Tours & Tickets

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Haputale-Dambethanna Rd, Haputale 90160, Sri Lanka
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Dambatenne Tea Factory Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an attractive tour,guide will explain you every part of process,its worth of spending LKR 250 ( less than 2 dollars)to get a Proper knowledge of black tea process .Visitors can buy various type of tea products for a reasonable price BOP, BOPF, SILVER...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kulitha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked our car on advice of our hotel inside the Dabetenna Tea Factory itself by paying parking fees to a catcher.There were other vehicles parked. There were no space on the road in front of the tea factory for parking and also it may...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 838titusd
Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

Despite its great location, Dambetenne does very little to attract tourists. Though the history behind the factory is great (founded by sir Lipton in 1890) the tour itself isn’t worth it. They charge you 250 rupees per person for an expeditive tour that lasted 10...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jberthelet
Reviewed 9 September 2019

Well worth a visit - no need to book just call in, you might have to wait a few minutes but trust me its worth it - I had no idea what was involved in the process from the ladies picking the leaf of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

First nothing going on, no tours, no processing. And if there was there is 250$ charge. Other factory tours are free. Tough driving up narrow road, limited parking, etc. But the best spot to get a tuk tuk to lipton seat

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 13 June 2019 via mobile

The previous comments are positive. Maybe there is a new guide who doesn’t speak much English , therefore it was a waste of time and money , 250 R per person . We were hoping to taste a cup of tea, they give you nothing....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank germanaugusto
Reviewed 10 May 2019 via mobile

Great place to stop on your way back from Liptons Seat before catching the bus/tuktuk back to Haputale. The tour is very informative and only lasts 15-20 mins but was well worth it

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank 155julieb
Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

Located on a hill near Haputale. This factory was founded in 19th century by Sir Thomas Lipton, and machines look like from that time. Tours around the factory with explanation of the production process. Fee 250 LKR, opened from 8am. They also sell local black...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 30 March 2019

We really enjoyed our visit and learnt how tea is made - fascinating. I don't think I will look at a cup of tea in the same way again. We learnt about the different teas and how to make a perfect cup. We didn't feel...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 25 March 2019 via mobile

We were on our way down the mountain and our driver suggested we stop in and have a look - it costs 250 LKR and 20 LKR if you want to use the toilets. This was a very basic tour not like some of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Augustė U
26 January 2019|
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Response from emmassacre |
No I don’t think they offered tea picking, just tea factory
8 April 2018|
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Response from 634v_clavb | Reviewed this property |
I dont know, sorry. We took then with us.
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24 August 2016|
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Response from laurentp705 | Reviewed this property |
If you want to see the whole Factory working go there early in the morning. We were two and we didn't need any approval to visit.
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