Tea Museum Tour
What is there to see?
The Tea Museum which is located in Hantane Mountain Range, three miles from Kandy city in the central region of Sri Lanka. The Hantane Tea factory built in 1925 converted as the museum. The factory building consists of four floors. The ground accommodates heavy machinery; the first floor occupies some examples in the withering process. The library and the audiovisual presentations are in the second floor. The sales outlets are found in the third floor. The fourth floor is to be converted to a deluxe restaurant.
It traces the 130-years history of the first tea plant brought to Sri Lanka by the English Gentleman, Sir James Tylor. Tea Museum is a joint project by the Sri Lanka Tea Board and the Planters’ Association of Sri Lanka.
|DISTANCE||03 km by a vehicle|
|DURATION||20 minutes drive|
|COST||30 $per person|
|WHAT IS INCLUDED?||Accompanied by a resident naturalist, transport to and back from the factory depending on weather conditions.|
|WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?||Extra snacks, all forms of Tips, extra expenditure|
|WHAT TO WEARWHAT TO BRING||Camera, comfortable footwear, note pad.|