Haputale Sri Lanka

Haputale (හපුතලේ in Sinhala Language) is a town of Badulla District in the Uva Province, Sri Lanka.

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The elevation is 1431 m (4695 ft) above the sea level. The area has a rich bio-diversity dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna.

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Haputale is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and tea plantations.

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The town has a cooler climate than its surroundings, due to its elevation.

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The Haputale pass allows views across the Southern plains of Sri Lanka. The South-West boundary of Uva basin is marked by the Haputale mountain ridges, which continue on to Horton Plains and Adam’s Peak to the west.

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CNN in 2010 named Haputale as one of Asia’s most overlooked destinations.

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The Dambatenne tea plantation in Haputale
Horton Plains National Park Via Boralanda
Adisham Bungalow
Lipton’s Seat
Diyaluma Falls
Bambarakanda Falls
Soragune Devalaya
Haldummulla town
Beragala Gap
Dambetenna
Idalgashinna
Thangamale Sanctuary (Protected areas of Sri Lanka)

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Adisham Bungalow
Adisham Bungalow is a nineteenth-century British period building, which was modelled on Leeds Castle in Kent, England. Sir Thomas Villiers, a distinguished British resident in Sri Lanka in the early 20th century, used it as his country house. Later it became a Benedictine monastery. The Thangamale Bird Sanctuary is located next to the bungalow.

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Lipton’s seat
The Lipton’s Seat is located at Dambetenna in the Haputale Mountain region. This place was a favourite look-outpoint for Sir Thomas Lipton. The point has a fabulous view over Uva, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Eastern provinces.