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Kiambethu Tea Farm

  • Kiambethu Tea Farm

    Fiona, the gracious host

  • Kiambethu Tea Farm

    Trimming the tea bushes

Overview

The Kiambethu Tea Farm is located in Limuru, which is a pleasant 70 minute drive from the outskirts of the city. As you pass through various small towns, the tour gives you a glimpse of Kenyan rural life, and the tea plantations when you enter the highlands.

Your host is Fiona, who is a 3rd generation Kenyan - her family is one of the pioneers in tea farming, as well as the founder of the Limuru Girls School, across from the tea farm, and she has many stories to tell of the early colonial days.

Limuru Road, Kenya

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Description

The Kiambethu Tea Farm is located in Limuru, which is a pleasant 70 minute drive from the outskirts of the city. You will pass through various small towns, giving you a glimpse of Kenyan rural life, and when you enter the highlands area, you will begin to see the tea plantations.

You are welcomed by your host, the soft spoken Fiona, who takes you into her lovely home and over some tea and coffee, tells you about the history of the tea farming and also some fascinating details about early colonial life. Fiona is 3rd generation Kenyan and her family is one of the pioneers in tea farming, as well as the founder of the Limuru Girls School, across from the tea farm.