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Overnight Tea Estate experience

By Old Frankland Tea Estate

Overview

1 day 1 night
Group trip (10 travellers per group)
Spend the evening relaxing in the Old Frankland Tea Estate, and stay the night. In the morning, let the staff of the tea estate take you around the tea terraces, and immerse yourself in the Sri Lankan tradition of tea growing. You can also opt for an additional tea factory trip, where you can learn about the process of growing and drying tea.
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Trip Inclusions

From US$ 35 6,370.10 LKR per person
  • Breakfast
  • Tour of tea plantation
  • 1 night's stay at the Old Frankland Tea Estate
  • Return transport to the Old Frankland Tea Estate from Kandy
  • <small>Note: if you would like to add on a trip to the tea factory, that can be arranged for an additional US$ 15 per visit (regardless of group size).</small>
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Accommodation

Transport

Pick-up
The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Kandy city center
Drop-off
10:30AM
Kandy city centre
Other Notes

Pick-up time should ideally be before sundown.

Availability

Trips available daily
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Bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Old Frankland Tea Estate
Old Frankland Tea Estate

Today you will be having a free and easy time around the Old Frankland Tea Estate.

Accommodation: Old Frankland Estate Eco Lodge - Standard Room

  • 2pm: Arrive and Check-in to Hotel
  • 3pm: Free and Easy
Day 2: Old Frankland Tea Estate
Old Frankland Tea Estate

Today you will be having a guided tour around the Old Frankland Tea Estate.

  • 8am: Tour of Tea Estate
  • 10am: Check-out

Meet your guide

Old Frankland Tea Estate

Old Frankland Estate is a rustic lodge located right in the middle of an active tea estate. Surrounded by 70 acres of green tea plants, it is the perfect place to relax, as well as to experience an old Sri Lankan tradition of tea growing.
2 years experience
English
Community-Based
Litter-Free
Wildlife-Safe

What others are saying

4.7 out of 30 helpful reviews
Katrien, Belgium
08 Jul 2019
Amazing boutique hotel in the middle of a tea plantation. Stunning views, nice pool. This is a great place to relax for a few nights. There's not much to do around, so you're really going for the quiet tea plantation atmosphere.
Wynona, Netherlands
12 Jun 2019
The location is a bit remote but beautiful - surrounded by green hills with a view on the mountains, this place is stunning. The indoor pool was not in use af the moment but the outdoor pool was really great. The staff especially was really welcoming and helpful, and we had a great time staying here.
Ingrid, Germany
20 Apr 2019
View from the hotel and infinity pool is amazing (in the middle of nowhere in the mountains, even when you are in the shower you have an amazing view) -food was really really good!! (They even prepared sandwiches for us very early in the morning since we had to leave and also soy meat in the afternoon since I’m vegetarian) -owner is so nice (he took us for a walk around his land and drove us to the station the next morning and in general always asked what we needed) -very good WiFi connection, hot shower and amazing king size bed -all in all 100% recommended and we will come back as soon as the jungle cabanas are finished :-)) -not really a minus because we loved the location but since it is very remote and there is nothing around you are very dependent on the hotel in terms of food, transportation etc., it takes approx. 20 min to the next small city and 30 min to Kandy but the road is pretty bad (however that’s why it’s so amazing in the first place because there is absolutely nothing)
Diana, Germany
04 Apr 2019
Old Frankland is one of the best places in Sri Lanka. Everybody is very friendly and polite, the dinner is amazing, the place and the view is extraordinary. The best place to relax and come down after traveling in Sri Lanka. We booked one night but we stayed the rest of our time and fell in love. Thank you so much!!!
Alexandr, Russia
17 Mar 2019
Beautiful isolated place near forest and tea plantations, very kind and warm hotel team , we live like kings !

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
While we understand that plans change, we also have to be fair to each supplier, who needs time to prepare logistics for your trip such as manpower, food, permits, and more.
Flexible cancellation policy
As Old Frankland Tea Estate pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, full refunds will only be for trips cancelled 5 days before your trip starts.
Flexible Date Policy
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.
Packing list for the trip
Hat
Insect Repellent
Leech socks
Rain jacket
Sunglasses
Sunscreen

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