It is avail at your foot walk and avail to climb with or without adventure guide and it is scenic. Nature offers it freely and we will arrange your walk or ride free too. Only additional amenities will cost slightly otherwise your leisure time will not be a burden to your wallet however.
Not to be missed climb this, which is having a breathtaking view on the top. The path to top is fall through a tea estate. The name is itself denoting a worshiping place or temple, which you can see and some crowd you may expect there. Free at all.
Magnificent construction of Colonial times by English engineers with help of local labors now helping to have us Hill Country Train Line. A photogenic place very near to the hotel will take one of your mornings.
This is a waterfall split to two streams washing a hard rock stone, which is more dangerous to climb, but some athletes do. Highly photogenic. Your day spent there will not be a waste at all. Very close to hotel and at the alongside of the roadway.
The magnificent views of Haputale which is unique to any other destination in the country. The whole area is sometimes covering with mist and within few minutes you may see the clear views as well. In a clear day, one can see the landscapes up to the distance of southern beach from Haputale.
East of Haputale, a 10 km scenic road along the edge of the escarpment through beautiful rambling tea estates to leads us to legendary Dambatenna Tea Factory, built in 1890 by Sir Thomas Lipton, the tea magnate whose name is immortalized in Lipton’s Tea. The colonial Dambatenne Tea Factory brings in an unmistakable message of philanthropy in addition to the efficient industry: the workers’ quarters of the famous factory accommodates over 4,000 people; the 20,000 sq ft factory employee 1,600 workers. At the entrance is a quote from John Ruskin: “Quality is no accident. It is the result of intelligent effort.” In spite of the on-going modernization, some of the machinery of the colonial era is still in operation in this ISO certified factory.
Adisham bungalow is a magnificent construction of colonial time which was made by a British governor at 1931 and it is at 2km from Haputale town of Sri Lanka. Several visitors used to visit this place daily. In present the bungalow is managed by a church. “Adisham” sits atop a hill amidst the rose garden, the trees and the orchard, within the precincts of the Thangamalai Sanctuary. The vista from here is of the breathtaking Haputale mountains with shrouds of mist wafting in, amidst the cool breeze, birds chirping and stone tablets with soul-searching quotations painted on them. Presently it is run by the Catholic church and is open to day visitors and to a few in-house guests. It is more suited to people appreciative of a quiet spiritual experience, in a place of peace, solitude and beauty.
Fox Hill, Diyatalawa is the venue for the annual Fox Hill Motor Cross organized by the Sri Lanka Military Academy, one of the premier motor racing events in the country. Fox Hill gets it’s name due to the inscribe of a fox made by the British soldiers with thousands of quartz and rough stones scattered over the mountain range.
Diyaluma is a majestic and mystique Waterfall. It is the second highest waterfall in Sri Lanka with a height of 559 feet. This is fed by the Poonagala Oya (stream) from Bandarawela, this waterfall is 13 km away from Wellawaya town and 6 km from Koslanda in the Hills along the A4 road.
Lipton’s seat is the highest point of the mountain range around Haputale, where the most famous Tea planter of Ceylon, Sir Thomas Lipton used to admire & enjoy the panoramic view served by Haputale. This is a magnificent location situated about ten kilometers from Haputale in Dambethenna. The same location can be reached from Bandarawela as well via Nayabedda Estate. It is undoubtedly one of the best viewing points of Sri Lanka. It is told that on a clear day, a visitor can see 5 provinces of Sri Lanka. The panaromic view is out of this world and truly pleasing. Even on an average day you can see endless territory towards South, East and South West of Sri Lanka from this point
The Horton Plains is a beautiful highland plateau 2200 m above sea level, with some excellent hikes in the high mountains. Sri Lanka’s second and third highest peaks, Kirigalpotta (2,395m) and Thotupola Kanda (2,357m), are located here and three major rivers, Mahawali, Kelani and Walawe originate from Horton Plains. The plateau comes to a sudden end at World’s End, an escarpment that falls for nearly a kilometer, bringing forth glorious views all around from the edge of the Horton Plains.
Most significant feature of the fauna and flora of Horton Plains is its high endemicity. The grassy plains, which are interspersed with patches of evergreen montane cloud forests, are home to Leopards, Sambur deer, Bear-monkeys and a rich array of birds, including number of endemic species.
The most popular train journey in Sri Lanka – Kandy to Ella part
Kandy to Ella train trip is considered one of the most scenic train journeys in the world. Therefore we facilitate our clients to book observation deck, luxury air conditioned compartment, 1st class AC compartment or 2nd class non AC reserved seats. The train starts from Colombo Fort Railway station and it takes about 3 hours approximately to reach Kandy/Peradeniya Railway station where the scenic trip begins. The train would reach Ella approximately in six hours and the most scenic part of the train journey is from Hatton to Ella.
You can reserve our bungalow as your luxurious accommodation base for the train journey.
We can pick you from the railway station on prior arrangement. ( Ella or Bandarawela )