Lipton’s Seat, Haputale

4.7
#1 of 16 in Historic Sites in Uva Province
A hilltop lookout point, Lipton’s Seat offers views over five different provinces. When you reach the base of the hill, you can take a drive up to the top or brave the 7 km (4.3 mi) uphill hike--like Sir Thomas Lipton of Lipton Tea fame once did. Put Lipton’s Seat at the forefront of your travel plans using our Haputale attractions planner.
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  • Go early in the morning, such a beautiful spot and very peaceful. We were lucky enough to experience a perfectly clear sunny morning. The small cafe/hut at the top also serves good roti, samosa and...  more »
  • we went there for sunrise, it was absolutely amazing. We walk down through the tea plantation , very peaceful.  more »
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  • Its an adventure to go to the top since the road is so narrow. Tea plantations on both sides of the road is so beautiful. You can see a vast area at the top luckily if you avoid mist. Wont see anything with the mist. Do try a cup of tea and pol roti from the restaurant at the top.
  • Beautiful view from Lipton's seat as well as the viewing tower. Best visited in the morning. We were there by 7a.m. Only a couple of visitors were there so not crowded. Kids loved the place. Stayed about an hour here while enjoying the view and a leisurely breakfast at the small shop. We fed a friendly dog who kept the monkeys at bay. Car park enough for 5-6 cars.
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