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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.


Horton Plains National Park

Access via Boralanda

Adisham Bungalow

A nineteenth-century British period country house

Lipton's Seat in Dambetenne

Favorite look-out point of British planter Sir Thomas Lipton

Bambarakanda Waterfall

Tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka (Height of 263 meters (863 feet)

Diyaluma Waterfall

2nd Tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka (Height 220 meters (720 feet)

Thangamale Sanctuary

A protected Bird Sanctuary located next to the Adisham bungalow

Beragala Gap

Natural beauty and landscape