At an altitude of 4736 feet, Haputale is located in the central highlands of Sri Lanka. Its high elevation in the mountainous setting makes it a spectacular destination to explore.
Being located along the southern mountain edge the little hill station features spectacular views of the northern part of the Island as well as views across the southern plains up to the coast. For the best views of the surrounding areas visit the Haputale Gap. From the Horton Plains National Park to the rocky peaks of Hakgala and Namunukula and from Nuwara Eliya to the southern ocean waters and the Hambantota lighthouse the Gap provides breathtaking bird`s eye views of the entire area. The climate, the natural setting and the beauty of the area makes Haputale an ideal destination to hike, trek, cycle and even walk to explore the gifts of Mother Nature. You can also explore the Dambatenna Tea Factory of Lipton fame, the neo-Gothic St. Andrew`s Church, the Benedictine monastery of Addisham and the famous Lipton`s Seat.