Most Sri Lanka tea plantations are located in the mountainous regions in the south of the country at altitudes from 600 to 1850 m above sea level. All of them have their characteristics. The hot wet climate of the plateau and foothills creates excellent conditions for year-round leaf harvesting. The best tea is obtained from the highest plantations in the center of the mountain range. Due to perfect climatic conditions, local tea has a delicate taste and aroma.
NUWARA ELIYA is one of the highest tea-growing regions in the world. Plantations are located at an altitude of about 1850 meters above sea level. The best tea is obtained in January-March. Tea leaves are harvested in the early morning, with the first dew. Local teas are famous for their exceptional quality and delicate flavour.
DIMBULA is located in the west of the island. The Dimbula Valley extends at an altitude of 1100-1600 meters above sea level. Tea plantations are located on the southeastern slopes of the mountains.
UVA is located in the southeast of the country. Here, on the mountain slopes, under the protection of the mountains from dry and cold winds, extra-class tea is grown. Tea is grown and produced at an altitude of about 1000-1500 meters above sea level. Famous for its strong taste.
KANDY is the birthplace of Ceylon tea located in the central part of the country. Tea is grown and produced at an altitude of about 650-1300 meters above sea level. Kandy's teas are famous for their full-bodied taste and strong flavour.
There are more tea regions like GALLE, RUHUNU, MASKELIYA, MATALE, and RATNAPURA famous for their high-quality tea.
We are very excited to give you a chance to try one of the most beautiful teas from Sri Lanka made by individual small farmers who pay attention to the quality and fully handmade production.