Day trip

Ella: Tuk-Tuk Safari Day Trip and Tea Fields Hike with Lunch

Activity provider: Sri Lanka Trekking Club
Day trip

Ella: Tuk-Tuk Safari Day Trip and Tea Fields Hike with Lunch

Activity provider: Sri Lanka Trekking Club

From US$ 60 per person

Drive through the Sir Lankan countryside on a tuk-tuk safari on this day trip from Ella. Take a guided hike on a tea plantation and stop for a picnic lunch before visiting the Dambatenne Tea Factory.

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Duration 6.5 hours
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Small group
Limited to 4 participants


  • Sit down to a delicious picnic lunch in a verdant setting in the countryside
  • Experience the thrill of riding through the countryside on a tuk-tuk safari
  • Learn the secrets to producing Lipton Ceylonta black tea on a tea factory tour
  • Discover where the most popular beverage in Sir Lanka is grown on a hiking tour
  • See the Dambatenne Tea Factory which was built in 1890 by Thomas Lipton
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Discover the beauty of the countryside during a tuk-tuk safari on this day trip from Ella. Admire the lush tea fields on a guided hiking tour. See how the green tea leaves are made in to a black tea at the Dambatenne Tea Factory.

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Ella. Sit back and relax as the wind blows through your hair on a thrilling tuk-tuk ride through Bandarawela or Haputale.

Hike through the verdant tea fields and estate paths. Learn about the production of Ceylon tea on the way to the Lipton Seat viewpoint where you can admire 7 districts at once. Have a delicious picnic lunch along the way.

Visit the largest tea factory in the country at Dambatenne Tea Factory where Lipton Ceylonta black tea is produced. Uncover the secrets to tea production as you find out about fermentation, rolling, drying, cutting, grinding, sieving and grading tea. Finish your tour in Haputale.

  • Hotel pickup
  • Tuk tuk safari
  • Picnic lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Tea factory visit
  • Tea plantation hike
  • Hotel drop-off

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Tolle Tour und sehr empfehlenswert für Teeliebhaber! Deen hat immer wieder Stops für Fotos eingelegt und uns alles gezeigt. Wir durften auch selbst Tee pflücken. Sehr interessant war die Führung durch die alte Teefabrik (leider darf man hier keine Bilder machen).

October 10, 2022

Product ID: 412850