Tea was introduced to Sri Lanka in the colonial era by the British and the daily practice of drinking tea is now a firmly established institution in Sri Lankan culture. The serving of tea among Sri Lankan friends and family is a true mark of hospitality. Our unique tea story tour will help you get a complete understanding as to how we produce tea - from start to finish. Featuring among the best places to visit in hatton, now you can take a walk in the plantation with our expert during plucking time and admire the deft plucking of the standard ‘two leaves and a bud’. Take a moment to chat with a tea pucker, snap a picture to reminisce later and then continue onto the factory floor to see the withering process and subsequent steps involved in making fresh tea. Continue onto a great tea tasting session at the factory and then return to Restaurant to appreciate a tea cocktail, or a delicately tea infused dish. Immerse yourself in a never-to-be-forgotten wonderful tea experience! Breathe in the aroma of factory fresh tea and learn how to brew a good cup of tea! By the end of the day, you will have a good understanding of the steps involved in making quality Pure Ceylon Tea.
Get ready for a great biking adventure at Summer is recognized for being one of the best places to go cycling in Sri Lanka due to its scenic location. After having a hearty breakfast, ride through the tea plantations towards Hatton. – And proceed back to the hotel. Then head back to the resort in the evening for a well earned rest!
COOKING CLASS WITH RESORT CHEF Duration: 01 hour Capacity: Max 05 people inside kitchen at once (book in advance to reserve your spot). Group classes will be conducted in the open area of cafe. Method of booking: In person or email requesting to firstname.lastname@example.org Time of class: Lunch/dinner normal time: Negotiable once you meet chef and discuss or communicate via email.
Boat riding is a very enjoyable activity to do when you are in Sri Lanka. It gives you an insight to the life of the people living along the river bank. Visit Sri Lanka and experience with us an endless variety of thing to do. Sri Lanka offers boat rides in eco- friendly high rafts.
Bird lovers and wildlife enthusiasts will be delighted to observe that the Summer house provides sanctuary for 27% or 63 species of the resident birds of Sri Lanka, including 6 precious species endemic to the country. All these birds are reported to be forest birds and their existence is naturally protected within the environs in this summer house tea cultivation and 10 acre forest reserve. Out of those 63 bird species, birds such as Woodpeckers, Babblers, Barbets, Flycatchers, Minivit, and Chestnut headed Bee-eaters and Hill Mynas are the types of birds commonly seen in this location.
Approach is via Ginigathhena- Hatton road, this being the most popular trail, it is well paved for the most of the way and where the trail climbs up are always aided with well laid cement steps.As you raise yourself along this trail you will be treated to glimpses of beauty of the surrounding mountains and the valleys, enjoy the views and tackle this section slow and carefully. You are at the final stretch and climb gets intense from here onwards, and at this point you’ll distinguish Adams peak from the rest of the mountains. After tackling some difficult terrain you get to the steepest section yet called “Mahagiridambe” meaning the the great boulder or rock after about another 01km you are at the summit at 1890m MSL.
We are very happy to welcome families and children to Hatton summer house. Because of our unique location give chance to little ones to everyone. There‘s a greenery playing area to make end to your stressed you can play badminton, table tennis and tennis.