The Sahambavy tea plantation
Driving time from Lac Hôtel: 10 minute drive from Lac Hotel.
Elevation: 0 elevation
Walking time inside the plantation: 1 –3 hours
Interest of the visit: Half-day excursion, within reach of all to discover the stages of tea production.
DESCRIPTION OF THE TOUR
Upon arrival a guide will welcome you and walk you through the tea factory. The guide will explain to you the the different stages of tea production and how tea is manufactured here in Madagascar. You will see the machinery and the different processes of tea production starting from the tea fields through the dehydration process, all the way to the final process of bagging the tea and getting it ready for exportation.
To end your tour you will have the opportunity to taste the different qualities of teas produced.
Then we will walk towards picking gatherers and walk through the huge and beautiful plantation.