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Highlights Of Greenery City HAPUTALE Day Tour From Colombo
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The Scottish tea baron Sir Thomas Lipton used to survey his burgeoning empire from here. Lipton’s seat is a panoramic overlooking destination in Sri lanka. Handapanagala lake, Chandrika lake, Uda walwe lake, Wedi hiti Kanda mountains, and also the hambanthota harbor alocated in the in the southern coastal area nd five provinces in Sri Lanka can be seen remarkably. The Dambetenna longest tea factor
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“tea plantation” (58 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Haputale 90160, Sri Lanka
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"tuk tuk"
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"tea plantation"
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"sri lanka"
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"amazing views"
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"early in the morning"
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"walked down"
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"roti"
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"walk up"
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"great walk"
in 16 reviews
"clear view"
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"hot tea"
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"plantation workers"
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"nice view"
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"enjoy the view"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

so we were choosing between horton plains and here and chose this cos it was closer to our hotel. we took a tuk tuk 3/4's of the way up and hiked the rest. at the top the view was really nice! we were happy with...More

Thank shalynn_12
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful view and not filled with tourists worth the visit and great spot to relax amd have a picnic.

Thank Adriano C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a bit long narrow road drive to see this beautiful tea fields always better to go in the morning or this place will be covered by fog.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit if your a nature friendly person you would like this place and they says that we can see all over Sri Lanka but I don’t believe it though it’s a nice place with nice surroundings

Thank Mohamed N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, you made it to Sri Lanka so may as well go up. You can take the Dambatenna bus up to the Dambatenna Tea Factory then hire a tuk tuk for 400 rupees to the "almost" top, a surprise as it is almost 2 km...More

Thank Olga L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is the only place in Sri Lanka where there are 5 provinces at a time. you can go to haputale and go to dabetenna Road here. you can see towns such as Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Badulla, Ratnapura, Moneragala, mathara and devinuwara in a clear day

Thank Exploresrilanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re staying in Haputale or passing by then you may as well stop by but we made the day trip from Ella and I probably wouldn’t do it again. The walk is easy to navigate and the landscape is very lush but it was...More

Thank MCCRLJS
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Way up the mountain is more than a memorial for Lipton who made a fortune out of planting tea in the British colonies. It also has breathtaking views of the tea estates and the valley, which is often covered by mist clouds. The journey to...More

Thank fjp4564
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

On of the picturesque view points in Sri Lanka. No wonder why Lipton himself chose the place according to folklore. You can see quite a distance from here with number of districts and provinces. Given a holiday you happen to visit I rather advise anyone...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Tuk tuk ride from haputale to Lipton seat paid 800 roupies (only 1 way) to a driver met in the street the day before (my guesthouse proposed me 1500 roupies for the same service...). Arrived at the top around 7:30 am. Very clear view that...More

Thank Petitdudu09
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rosie p
10 May 2018|
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Response from Jaykann | Reviewed this property |
hi!! usually the fog will cover up after noon but the most unfortunate thing is we really can't predict the fog in haputale in general. But usually in Lipton seat it's moving fog so if you wait for while you definitely... More
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celiabee
7 December 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
There are taxis waiting at the station so you will be ok!
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siostraa
24 November 2017|
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Response from Amith J | Property representative |
Hi Yes..You can go to the top by your car..You will be needed to buy a ticket to enter from main entrance. You will find the entrance on the way to top
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