These beautiful plantations lay at altitudes between 2, 000 and 2, 300m and cover a total area of 1150 hectares. Rubaya’s tea estates are situated in the west of Rwanda along the hillsides of the Nile-Congo crest. A producer of high-quality Rwandan teas, they neigbour Virunga national park – home to rare gorilla species.
The Rubaya tea route experience is a unique tourist attraction due to its accessibility and scenic view on the tea plantation. The high-end quality teas from Rubaya is what makes this pack unique with high aroma and briskness.
Rwanda, affectionately known as ‘The Land Of A Thousand Hills’ is the producer of some of the world’s finest teas
Although Rwanda only produces around 1% of the world’s tea, its highly fertile volcanic soil and mild climate make it perfectly suited to tea growing. Our tea’s come from the Rukeri and Nyahibu tea plantations, where tea is grown at between 5500 and 6500ft. With a diverse range of different tea flavours, Rwanda Mountain Tea aspires to a quality far higher than its competitors.
As a leader in the private tea industry of Rwanda and a contributor to the nation’s hydropower electricity, Rwanda Mountain Tea company is helping it’s country to develop too.
The some 3600 hectares of tea plantations themselves are set in the idillic Congo Nile Divide Region, where regular rainfall nourishes the green tea leaves. By outsourcing the production of some of their tea growing to other cooperatives, Rwanda Mountain Tea company has increased its capacity to a whopping 13,600 tonnes per year.
Operating five tea factories, Rwanda Mountain Tea company offers one of the most diverse tea selections in not only in Rwanda, but East Africa as a whole.
Moreover, recently at a Kenyan tea auction, Nyahibu tea fetched East Africa’s highest ever fee for tea.
With its vision to become a globally competitive producer and exporter of quality teas, we are proud to work directly with Rwanda Mountain Tea company as a UK importer and reseller.