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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Haputale 90160, Sri Lanka
+94 71 514 3987
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the small tea town of Haputale, this point was simply worth all the pain ( waking up early and catching first train from Ella), reason being after 11/12 in the morning it becomes too cloudy and misty and you don't get to witness the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 376bhanut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there in November. it was clear only on one side of the panaromic view. We stayed for a while hoping it would clear out but it didnt. We could see the wind mills in Ambewela very clearly though. The care taker informed us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Roshie31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible place with some of the best views in Sri Lanka. Get up early and take a tuk-tuk to Lipton's seat then walk down to the tea factory afterwards.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank STS89
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Haputale is a misty village in the hill country of Sri Lanka. Every traveler who visit this misty village, should visit this view point. You can easily get to know the road which leads to this location by asking locals.We went through a beautiful tea...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Shafeer Z
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We went their around 10a.m even though we have planned to be there at 7a.m. we went via bandarawela road since we got the news that haputale road is got stuck from traffic. But recommended to go via haputale if not a crowded day. Road...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank rasika s
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

It is really nice place.in the wayyou can see lot of tea plantations .it is so beautiful . From the haputale there is abus at 12.30pm .otherwise you need to take atukbtuk.it will be around LKR 800.00. When you go top reallwnice.but try togo before...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aruna s
Reviewed 21 October 2018

WOW is how I felt up there. Such amazing views and interesting driving through the plantations and seeing a community up in the hills.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank smileytan
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The view from Lipton's seat and many other points from the hills of Haputale are spectacular. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank hdias
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We came up by tuktuk and got there just after 6.00 am. Worth the early start for the view. We then had the driver take us half way down and walked the rest of the way to the tea factory.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marcmedsw
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Lipton seat is located at Dambethanna tea estate which own to the same estate and the place which Lipton founder of the Dambethanna tea factory to spend his free time. This location is very beautiful when it covered from mist which what I like than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
7 December 2017|
Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
There are taxis waiting at the station so you will be ok!
25 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