Haputale is a town in Badulla District in the Uva Province, Sri Lanka. The elevation is 1431 meters (4695 feett) above the sea level. Home of the Adisham Bungalow (St Benedict's Monastery) a nineteenth-century British period building, which was modeled on Leeds Castle in Kent, England.
Haputale area has a rich bio-diversity dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Haputale is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and lush green tea plantations. Due to its elevation Haputale town has a cooler climate than its surroundings.
The Haputale pass allows views across the Southern plains of Sri Lanka. The South-West boundary of Uva basin is marked by the Haputale mountain ridges, which continue on to Horton Plains and Adam's Peak to the west. CNN has named Haputale as one of Asia's most overlooked destinations.