Tea Culture and Tea Traditions of Sri Lanka
Tea Drinking Culture
in Sri Lanka
Tea is a word synonymous with Sri Lanka. World acknowledges Ceylon Tea to be among the very best. A small island of only 65,600 km², Sri Lanka has a climate that gradually changes from the golden beaches and high humidity to hilly greens and cool climes as one moves inland. This cool areas have contributed strongly to the growth of tea; however tea is grown in both the mountains as well as in the surrounding flat areas. More than 200 hectares are covered in tea.