Welcome to Herman Teas’ join us in a journey, stepping into the Far East, back to the time of the Silk Route; discover with us the perfect cup of tea, brewed specially for the Chinese Emperor. Today, though times and expertise have changed we at Handunugoda Tea Estate still follow the ancient Chinese art of Tea, paired with our experience to bring to you the ‘Perfect Cup Of Tea’

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Virgin White Tea – Our Flagship Product

Virgin white tea our flagship product, is a tea completely untouched by hand and follows an ancient Chinese tea making Ritual where the best of teas were offered as a tribute to the Emperor during the Tsong and Tsang dynasties of 5th and 6th century B.C. This tea is rich in antioxidants and is said to be the healthiest tea in the world. Marriage Freres one of the world’s most Luxurious Tea Salons situated in Faubourg Saint-Honore in Central Paris Is currently the only Tea Salon to serve Herman’s Virgin White tea.

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Handunugoda estate

Handunugoda Estate is the only tea estate situated in the coastal belt of Sri Lanka specializing in the artisanal manufacturing of ‘virgin white tea’ and is one of the handful of estates in Sri Lanka exporting high-quality luxury teas to global markets. Herman teas are highly specialized Teas aiming to tickle the taste buds of the consumers, providing a memorable experience while maintaining its unique flavour, can be brewed several times. Our plantation gives a clear vision of how to cope with the changing climate and intense heat that increases soil temperatures resulting in the death of young tea plants. Our tea, cinnamon and vanilla, pepper plantations are grown in a totally eco-friendly environment. It is a classic example of biodiversity and assumes a complexion of a botanical garden. A visit is a must to agriculturists and plantation Owners and Managers.

Handunugoda estate solely produces
Herman Brand of Teas.


Tea Plantation Visits

A guided tea plantation visit followed by a tea appreciation program is offered to all visitors at a cost of 2$US per person, and at the end, the guests are treated to a complimentary luscious cake and a pot of tea at the proprietor’s bungalow A cup of Oolong tea with Chocolate cake will be served at the Planters bungalow and the charge will be 2 US$ per person (free entrance for children below 12 years of age). There are Innumerable Teas to be sipped, swirled and allowed to seduce the senses. The latest tea product is named after the plantation owner’s bestselling book ‘The Suicide Club’ – without giving the story away – one can taste the whiskey and smell the oversized cigars as it takes to few generations to a totally different way of life. Visitors keen to purchase tea get a chance to buy these priceless teas at the tea shop.

You are welcome any day of the week
between 8.00 AM and 4.30 PM.


Gift of Tea

We want to open the doors to the world of luxury teas for amateurs, novice, aficionados, to connoisseurs. There’s a product to suit every palate and lifestyle. Select from our delicately elusive virgin white tea completely untouched by human to lighter green teas, rich malty aromatic black teas and refreshing zesty fruit flavours and herbal teas.

Allow Herman Teas to enrich
everyday moments that matter in life.
Enjoy the best things to see in Ahangama with a plan including the Handunugoda Tea EstateHandunugoda Tea Estate

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