Experience the charming feel of life on a Sinhalese hill station at this tiny hill country town. Enjoy the sweeping views of rolling, emerald green valleys and velvety tea plantations on little hikes among the region’s many wooded trails. Interact with the locals as they work on the tea plantations dotting the green hamlet, and maybe even enjoy a cup of fragrant Sri Lankan tea. You could head off to the country’s other famous hillside destinations of Adam’s Peak, Nuwara Eliya and Kitulgala that are not too far from Hatton.
Nestled among the hills of the Dikoya region in central Sri Lanka at over 5000 feet above sea level is Ceylon Tea Trails, four classic colonial era bungalows boasting spectacular location, butler service and fine cuisine.
Tea lovers can enjoy an insightful experience with an hour long visit to a tea plantation and factory that is known for producing some of the world’s famous Ceylon Tea. During the visit, you will observe how meticulous the quality control and grading techniques are. The steps involved in the different stages of the manufacturing process is also explained. The spotlight of your visit is, of course, the tasting of fresh tea of varying graded qualities. What more can you ask for than a perfectly brewed cup of pure Ceylon tea at its source?