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Bluefield Tea Gardens

#2 of 36 things to do in Nuwara Eliya Features Animals
Ramboda, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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Tea was good

The view of factory was ok. I enjoyed the tea, was definitely good quality, but as is in Sri Lanka... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Heaven in a cuppa

We stopped by here for a couple of hours on our way to Kandy. The scenery is really stunning!! We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leana P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The view of factory was ok. I enjoyed the tea, was definitely good quality, but as is in Sri Lanka, was very over priced.

Thank sunilmogra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by here for a couple of hours on our way to Kandy. The scenery is really stunning!! We had a short tour of the factory (the tea smelled sooooo good), which was informative and free. Of course we tipped! Watching the processes is...More

Thank Leana P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice introduction to the processes and steps from harvesting tea up to packaging. 1 of the well known tea estate. Complimentary cup of tea drink and you can shop in the many assortment of teas ready for purchase. Do try to walk pass the factory...More

Thank lawc22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A should and must visit place on the way to Nuwara Eliya. It's a traditional and old tea factory which is still operational and produced "N" number of flavours of tea. There is a tea tour taken by the staff where they explain about different...More

Thank traquilizer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this tea farm, you can quite easily get a tour. You just go to the shop counter and somebody will take you on a tour. The tour is free, but tip I think is expected (we gave a small one anyway). The tour is...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They do teach you what the real tea dust means and how it's produced. The way they accept you as a tourist and explains things without reservations is way to learn. Great way and excellent hospitality. Thanks for the tea too...

Thank Saji-Abraham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to understand the tea making process and a quaint little tea shop serving pastries and tea.You may also purchase branded tea from the shop.

Thank sarat_valsraj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They took us through the tea manufacturing process and we were surprised to know the different grades of tea mainly white tea. The tea boxes available in their shops are slightly on the higher side, but the purity is guaranteed. It was raining when we...More

Thank Malini79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guide who took us around the bluefield tea factory was a wonderful person. She explained us all the steps in details, of how the tea is processed. She also gave us details of the different kind of tea, i.e., black, green and white tea....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to see how the tea is processed depending on the type. It was very interesting to learn the process and to actually see it as it is still done today. You even get to have a gratis cuppa before making your way to...More

Thank TerriMackintosh
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Which is the best tea plantation to visit in Nuwara Eliya. A scenic serene place with green plantations that you can walk into, take great photos & see the women picking tea. A place that offers tea tasting.
12 November 2016|
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Response from Rex11277 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think Bluefield is a great place and one came experience from plucking to packaging at this place. They have nice and knowledgeable escort guide who takes you around the Estate and Processing Unit. Yes and they do offer... More
Audrey H
Hi, when is the best time to be able to see the tea pickers at work in the gardens. Also are there some days when they don't pick.
24 July 2016|
Response from Irshad I | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Tea pickers work throughout the year but each day they take different sections. You can see them in the estate in different areas with the help of the Estate guide, who are readily available to assist you in the factory... More