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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
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tim E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful tea range with mountains top of green tea leaves and chilling windy point of haputale.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sherry_dissa
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vdlfernando
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Crosschrisley
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit place if you are around Bandarawela/Haputale. the road to Lipton seat is so beautiful. there is a tea shop at Lipton seat and you can have a nice sri Lankan tea with a stunning view

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ann m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful surroundings.... Visit early in morning or evening time. Narrow road but can move two vehicles.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rdheemani
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank laylalae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's recommended to nature lovers, stunning views all around, tea estates, mountains were very interesting but later part of the road is difficult for vehicle, road was broken,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long way up. Nice sights. No long distance scenery due to clouds. And now I add words to make up to 100 character as specified by Trip Advisor

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank shrekfeet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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rosie p
10 May 2018|
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Response from Kobe_Ace | Reviewed this property |
Most likely already foggy. We were there earlier, and it was foggy. Still, the hike from the teafactory was great (don‘t just ride the tuktuk all the way up!!!)
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celiabee
7 December 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
There are taxis waiting at the station so you will be ok!
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siostraa
24 November 2017|
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Response from Amith J | Property representative |
Hi Yes..You can go to the top by your car..You will be needed to buy a ticket to enter from main entrance. You will find the entrance on the way to top
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