tea tour experience at pfunda tea estate in rwanda
Tea tour encounter in Rwanda takes travelers to Pfunda Tea Estate that offers the largest tea estate production company with the highest tea quality volumes. PFUNDA tea estate lies within the Virunga volcano in the western province in Rubavu district, PFUNDA tea estate gets its fertile soil from the erupted volcanic soils which has contributed to the higher tea quality in the region. PFUNDA tea estate plantation covers over a hundred hectares where farmers always plant tea, tending the tea, or harvesting tea depending on your time of visit where an enthusiastic visitor may wish to participate in of the above activities.
Besides coffee production, Rwanda also concentrates on the production of the world’s best teas. Pfunda tea tour experience is an amazing ecotourism attraction that involves Rwandan local communities. Pfund Tea Estate employs the local community members that ensure the regional feels which benefit them. Rwanda’s other big tea plantations in the Western Province include the Gisovu tea plantation situated in Karongi district, Gisakura tea plantation located in Nyungwe forest national park, Nyabihu tea plantation on Rubavu road.
Meet your driver very early in the morning, he will drive you to the Northwestern part of Rwanda which takes approximately 3-4hours to drive from Kigali. It offers you a number of chosen en route stopovers that will you admire the natural beauty of Rwanda’s a thousand hills landscape. Rwanda is one of the best world’s tea producers. Rwanda produces charming tea that can be spotted along the Congo Nile Trail or at Kivu Belt Road.
On arrival at PFUNDA, meet local farmers enjoy your 2-hour Tea tour experience, pfunda tea Cooperative takes you through the whole procedures of tea making, ranging from tea leaves picking, up to having a cup of hot tea! After the tea tour splendid experience, take a 10-15 minutes’ drive to Lake Kivu Serena hotel or to any of your preferred restaurants for lunch. And your tea tour experience ends with a drive back to Kigali with a city tour viewing.