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Haputale

Attractions

Sight seeing

Lipton’s Seat lookout

The Scottish tea baron Sir Thomas Lipton used to survey his burgeoning empire from here, and today it's said you can see across emerald hills and tea estates to no fewer than seven different provinces.

Prabhawa Mountain Day View Point Haputale

Prabhawa Mountain day View Point National Park is a frequent stop for travellers in Sri Lanka. A rocky bumpy path, covered with fallen leaves leads you to the helm of Haputale Mountain.

Eagle Rock, Thotulagala

Enjoy best views over tea estates, mountains, southern plains of Sri Lanka and a 700 m deep abyss!

Thotupola Kanda

Thotupola Kanda, also sometimes referred as the Thotupola Peak or Thotupola Mountain, is the third highest mountain in Sri Lanka situated in Nuwara Eliya district 2,357 m (7,733 ft) above mean sea level.

Wangedigala

Wangedigala and Wangedikanda belong to the mountain range which takes pride in holding the 13th highest mountain in the country, Gonmolliya.

Upper Diyaluma Waterfall

This is a small waterfall lying above the famous Diyaluma Waterfall in on the Beragala – Wellawaya Road.

Devil’s Staircase

Around the world are several natural and man-made formations that have earned the name ‘the Devil’s Staircase’. Amongst them Sri Lanka has one of the most dangerous.

Horton Plains

Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 metres (6,900–7,500 ft) is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region.

Haputhale Kellibedda Tea Factory

Haputhale Kellibedda Tea Factory is own by Agarapathana plantation and its just 1Km away from Haputale town.

Bambarakanda Falls

The waterfall was formed by Kuda Oya, which is a branch of the Walawe River. The Bambarakanda Falls can be found in a forest of pine trees.

Thangamale Bird Sanctuary

Nestled high in the lush green hill country of Sri Lanka, the Thangamale Bird Sanctuary may be one of the lesser known nature reserves in the country, however, it certainly does not lack in giving the wildlife junkie and adventure thrill seeker a unique experience.

Dambethanne to Lipton Seat Walk

To hike to the lookout, take the signed narrow paved road from the Dambatenne Tea Factory and climb about 8km through lush tea plantations.

Bogoda Bridge

This bridge provides access to the Bogoda temple situated about two miles to the west of the Jagulla Junction on the road to Galauda from Haliela in the Badulla District of the Uva Province.

St. Andrew’s Church

According to records, St. Andrew’s Church, Haputale was opened for worship on Sunday 19 of September 1869 and now functions as the sister Church of the Church of the Ascension, Bandarawela.

Galapitagala

Gala Pita Gala is an unusual rock formation found at Kalupahana area. There are three rocks and largest one on the smaller one is balanced on flat rock surface with small contact.

Rawana Falls

This is popularly known by the name of Ravana Ella by the tourists as well as the villagers around. There is another waterfall above this falls which is not visible to the main road which is also called Ravana Falls.

Diyaluma Falls

At 171m, Diyaluma Ella Falls is the third highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. The torrent of water cascades down to the Koslanda Plateau and during rain it is a spectacular sight.

Dambatenne Tea Factory

This popular tea factory was built in 1890 by Sir Thomas Lipton, one of the most famous figures in tea history.

Dhowa Rock Temple

Dhowa Rock Temple is a protected heritage site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central mountains of the Uva province. Dhowa is a small, ancient village situated on the Badulla - Bandarawela main road.

Bogoda Temple

A stone inscription by the temple in Brahmin scripture says the drip-ledged cave behind the temple was donated to a priest called Brahmadatta by Tissa, a provincial leader in Badulla.

St. Catherine’s Seat

St. Catherine’s Seat, situated in the upper division of Nayabedda Tea Estate provides breathtaking views of Bandarawela, Diyatalawa and the surrounding mountains of the Uva Basin.

Black Forest Haputale

Black forest is a forest reserve and is located in Haputale, Sri Lanka. The estimate terrain elevation above seal level is 1597 metres.

Baker's Falls

Baker's waterfall is one of the very beautiful waterfalls in Sri Lanka. In height this waterfall is about 22 meters. Bakers Falls is located at Horton Plains.

Muthiyangana Temple

Muthiyangana Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist temple located in the middle of Badulla town in the Badulla District of Uva Province in Sri Lanka.

Adisham Bungalow

Adisham Hall, or Adisham Bungalow is a country house near Haputale, in the Badulla District, Sri Lanka. At present, it houses the Adisham monastery of Saint Benedict. It has a relic (a chip of a bone) of St. Sylvester at the chapel.

Sri Kadiravelayutha Swami Kovil

Sri Kadiravelayutha Swami Kovil is one of the oldest Hindu shrines in the area and lies amidst a misty and panoramic view of the Haputale hills by the side of the Beragala — Haputale main road in Haputale in the Badulla district.

Lanka Ella Fall

Lanka Ella Fall is one of the few waterfalls unspoiled by the human activity due to the location. This falls lies about 1 km away from the Bambarakanda Falls and is accessible only by foot.

Paasi Ella Water Fall

A main attraction of the Urumaya Paasi Ella Village is the Aluthwela village Paasi Ella Waterfall. It is located 5 kms away from the centre of the village. Bogahapelessa Forest Reserve is home to many endemic flora and fauna.

World's End

The Horton Plains plateau comes to a sudden end at World’s End, a stunning escarpment that plunges 880m. The walk here is 4km, but the trail then loops back to Baker’s Falls (2km) and continues back to the entrance (another 3.5km).

Buduruvagala

Buduruwagala is an ancient buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. The complex consists of seven statues and belongs to the Mahayana school of thought. The statues date back to the 10th century.

The Nine Arch Bridge

The beautiful nine arches make it a very picturesque spot especially as it is located in a dense jungle and agricultural setting.

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