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This is a hidden gem...From kandy first you have to go to Delthota...There are enough buses to go...After 2 hour journey(by bus) then you can buy things from Delthota...It is a small town..Near loolecondera estate you can't find enough shops..Then you have to enter to...More
Kondagala is situated in Loolkadura estate near Delthota via Galaha road. There is hug flat rock which is easy to climb. View from there is marvelous and there is another view point at Tailors seat.
It is the first tea estate of Sri Lanka and...More
This deserves more attention and publicity, specially considering the historical significance of this estate to Ceylon Tea.
According to Google maps, the climb up to the top to see James Taylors Seat is 4.5km and about 1:15 minutes. But in reality it takes much longer...More
Not sure what the spelling permutations are. Loolkandura vs Loolecondera but same place. This was a truly magnificent day trip from Kandy. Roads are totally horrendous in places. I took a little tuk tuk, it did struggle a bit and it took a hammering on...More
This is a great location to visit as a 1 day trip. We could reach there within 1.5 hours from peradeniya. I like the view in Sir. James taylor seat which is similar to lipton seat. We had to get a tuk-tuk due to road...More
Visited this historical place to witness the place where Sri Lanka started tea cultivation back in 1850's by a gentleman called James Taylor. You can reach here via Kandy->Galaha->Deltota->Loolkandura.
You may climb the tea trail if you have a vehicle with good ground clearance. But...More
Suddenly planned during morning tea cup. Left home just before noon since it is just 40 clicks from Peradeniya. Turned out the road is too narrow winding road uphill from Mahakanda Junc. It may take 40 mins to Galaha, 60 mins to Delthota and 80...More
The Loolecondera estate was the first tea plantation estate in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) started in 1867 by Englishman James Taylor, it is situated in Delthota, Sri Lanka. James Taylor started the plantation of tea within 19 acres (77,000 m2) of land in Loolecondera and it...More
James Taylor migrated to Sri Lanka in 1852, and he started Loolecondera Tea Estate, the first Tea garden of Sri Lanka in 1865. This is a very nice place for trekking and cycling. Breathtaking view! Good for photographers too. Can't explain the beauty and the...More
Response from Malshan97 | Reviewed this property |
it is safe for girls..about 30 or 40 minutes to hike the kondagala.But there are 5km from the entrance to the kondagala and you can complete it by a vehicle..but if you go on foot there are about another 50 minutes plus....