Ceylon tea is indeed a household name all across the world, for very good reasons. Sri Lanka is the fourth largest tea exporter in the world. And the distinctive aroma and taste of Ceylon tea have made this beverage a global favourite.
Tea is cultivated in many parts of the island. The Hill Country is especially famous for its large expanses of tea estates. When you are traveling in this region you will be enthralled by the dazzling glory of the ever green tea plantations that flourish in the delightful climate of the region.
The ‘DAMRO’ Tea Estates
Those who are traveling to Nuwara Eliya via the A5 Road will come across the large signage of DAMRO tea estate, standing tall and proud, brilliantly white against the dazzling green. It is indeed quite hard to miss! One would instantly think of the iconic Hollywood sign the moment they see the Damro signage!
The remarkable tea estate is a famous one in the region. You will be able to have informative tea estate and tea factory tours arranged when you visit this site. Here you will get the chance to learn about the tea culture in the island as well as about the history of the famous Damro brand (Former Mackwood Tea).
Damro manages approximately 27,000 acres of tea plantation estates. The tea that is manufactured under this exclusive and prestigious brand is indeed par excellence. You will be able to buy yourself a few samples of exquisite Ceylon tea during a visit too.
When you travel in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka with Green Holiday Centre it will be quite easy for you to enjoy these guided tea factory tours. Most of the factories in the country offer tours for free. So you will be able to enjoy this experience even if you are traveling on a tight budget.