Religious Places
Within 5 mnts walking distance you can visit a Buddhist temple, Hindu Kovil, Mosque and Church
     Bambarakanda waterfall

Bambarakanda waterfall is highest waterfall of Sri Lanka and which is situated at Haldumulla Electorate of Badulla district. The waterfall is high about 241meters. The water fall down with high rock and knock other rocks increase the beauty of this fall. Water comes to this fall from Horton plains and after this water goes to Samanala wawa means the valley looks like a butterfly. After via Valawe river this water goes to sea. The way to Bambarakanda from Kalupahana is not finished at Waterfall. It moves till Ohiya and Horton Plains via Udaveriya tea Estate. About 18Km to Ohiya from Bambarakanda waterfalls and it is a very picturesque root.

     Adisham bungalow

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.

     Lipton Seat

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.

     Dambatenna Tea Factory

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.

     Diyaluma waterfall

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. 

     Horton Planes and the World’s End
The town is a base for visits to Horton Plains National Park. This is a key wildlife area of open grassy woodland. Species found here include the Leopard, Sambar, and the endemic Purple-faced Langur. Endemic highland birds include the Dull-blue Flycatcher, Sri Lanka White-eye, and Yellow-eared Bulbul. The plains also have a well-visited tourist attraction at World's End, a sheer precipice with a 1050 m drop. The return walk passes the scenic Baker Falls. Early morning visits are best, both to see the wildlife and to view World's End before mists close in during the later part of the morning. It falls within the Nuwara-Eliya District 200Km away from Colombo, the capital city. The panoramic beauty of the hill country is witnessed within the park. The Plains are a beautiful, silent, strange world with some excellent walks.

The area can be reached on foot passing approximately 13 km from Horton Planes. This adventurous root is full of panoramic views of hill country. The most picturesque views of hill country are found in this area.
Adventurous traveler can enjoy following activities 
Visits to highland villages of spectacular scenery and surrounded lush greenery of the huge trees of hill country .
Visit to Ohiya Cyprus Mountain ,Ohiya bridge (3km)
visit the Devil's staircase located beyond Udaweriya Estate about 8 km away from the Ohiya station..
Trekking along the Railway track from Ohiya to next railway station of Idalgashinna Railway station: such are the cluster of hills, 13 tunnels are cut through the hills.

For a nature trekking tour, contact " Loga " - our nature and travel specialist : visit his website
( +94 77 9975051 )

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