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The Scottish tea baron Sir Thomas Lipton used to survey his burgeoning empire from here. Lipton’s seat is a panoramic overlooking destination in Sri lanka. Handapanagala lake, Chandrika lake, Uda walwe lake, Wedi hiti Kanda mountains, and also the...more
All reviews tuk tuk tea plantation sri lanka amazing views early morning walked down walk up rotti great walk clear view nice view hot tea plantation workers hairpin bends small shop enjoy the view world's end
1. Hire a scooter 1000-1500 rupies/24h plus full tank.
2. Start 8:00 from Ella
3. Google Maps / follow signs
4. First gate 30 rupies
5. Bumpy ride for ca 9 km
6. Last gate tickets 250 rupies for 2 persons
7. Pot of Tea...More
A great place to have a nice breathtaking 360 view . The place is around 15km away from Haputale. You can take the route via Dambetenna estate. You can drive your own vehicle (Heavy vehicles are not allowed) all the way to the top without...More
We were based in Ella and having read a few reviews about going to liptons seat we decided we would try and do it as cheap as possible and here's what we did. Below prices are 1 person.
First train from Ella to Haputale (6.40am)...More
This one made our trip! We came to Haputale by train from Ella before 10 am and took a tuk-tuk (I believe 1000 LKR one way) all the way up to Lipton´s Seat. It took about 45 minutes so it was already almost 11 am...More
Lipton‘s seat is highly recommended! I liked the way up very much, almost better than the view from above. The tea fields are very impressive. The walk up is amazing (5.5 km / 2 hours but absolutely worth it) I would recommend you to walk...More