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Ideal duration: 1 - 2 Days

Nearest Airport: Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, Sri Lanka Check Flights

Best Time: May to July Read More

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Haputale Tourism

Haputale is a small town in Sri Lanka that is quaint and nestled away from the main cities and towns. Apart from escaping the city’s hustle, Haputale is where one can surround themselves with rolling hills covered in tea plantations, and indulge themselves in the tranquil and the serene ambience cloud-covered forests and mountains. The temperature of the city remains refreshing and fresh throughout the year because of its hilly elevation from the rest of the towns and cities in the country.

The town encompasses so many tea gardens and estates that one can walk in those tea gardens for several days without crossing the same paths twice. Other than the tea estates the town is known for the tea factories, Lipton’s seat and the Adisham Monastery, the trek to the waterfall, and also the trek to the Horton Plains are some of the other activities that the visitors can entertain. The town is a perfect amalgamation and the combo of flora, fauna, forests, cloud, hills and tea gardens that create the ideal environment for rejuvenating.

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Eating in Haputale

There are varied kinds of cafes, restaurants and local food-chains that provide with local delicacies and delicious mouth-watering meals that give the visitors a dive into the culture and age-old traditions of the country. The visitor can also indulge themselves in the varied kinds of teas, which are available. It is one of the must-try drinks here because the beverages are fresh and prepared in different sorts and ways.

Attractions in Haputale

Apart from the luscious tea gardens of Haputale, there are a lot of other things that the town has to offer to its visitors. The top attractions of the tea town are the tea estates, tea factories, the Lipton’s seat, the Adisham Monastery, trekking to the waterfall, trekking to the Horton Plains, Thangmale bird sanctuary, lettuce and cabbage and much more.

History of Haputale

The town though has a rich Tamil and Sinhalese history, traditions and culture, but its British history can also be seen through its plantations of the breath-taking tea gardens. There is also a beautiful and charming Anglican church, another proof of the town’s British history.

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What is the best time to visit Haputale?

Though the tea town has a fresh and refreshing temperature throughout the year, the preferable months to visit the city are from May to July. These are the three months when it is less likely for rainfall to occur. During these months the price of the airlines and the hotel also drop down as these are the warmer months and not many tourists are keen on visiting the town during these months. The tea gardens are also very appealing during the three months.
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What are the places near Haputale?

The top places near to Haputale are Nuwara eliya which is 27 km from Haputale, Kandy which is located 68 km from Haputale, Galle which is located 113 km from Haputale, Colombo which is located 121 km from Haputale, Anuradhapura which is located 182 km from Haputale

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