Blackwood view Bungalow haputale
Blackwood View Bungalow located majestically in 'Blackwood'- one of the world heritages, in between Haputhale and Beragala , 181 km from the Capital City Colombo. The Blackwood View Bungalow is situated overlooking the Southern Eastern parts of the central mountains and on a clear day one would glimpse the sea. Come unwind and experience soul soothing luxury at a bungalow in a class of its own. Hideaway in the hills, among the puddles of mist. Blackwood View Bungalow offers a relaxed and calm environment where one could simply forget the rest of the world.
Blackwood hotel haputale
This was built on a bedrock near steep slope of the mountain facing the southern parts of the country,the balconies overlook the serene countryside and the sunset is particularly beautiful and has to be seen to believe the calm and quietness of the surrounding are soothing to the mind and body, to make your visit with us memorable .blackwood hotel consist of luxury bedrooms,attached bathrooms with cold and hot water,tv,room services ,restaurant and a dedicated staff.
Adisham bungalow (10 minutes drive from blackwood hotel and view bungalow)
The house was built in 1931 by planter Sir Thomas Villiers, former Chairman of George Steuart Co, a trading and estate agency based in Colombo Named after Adisham, it was designed by R. Booth and F. Webster in Tudor and Jacobean style, on 10 acres (40,000 m2) of land. Adisham Hall played host to many prominent personalities of the colony until the retirement of Sir Thomas, after which it was sold to Sedawatte Mills in 1949. In 1961 it was purchased by the Roman Catholic Church and was subsequently converted to a monastery. The house is well preserved along with its period fittings and furniture, and is open to visitors.
Bambarakanda Falls (20 minutes drive)
is the tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka. With a height of 263 m (863 ft), it ranks as the 299th highest waterfall in the world. Situated in Kalupahana in the Badulla District, this waterfall is 5 km away from the A4 Highway. The waterfall was formed by Kuda Oya, which is a branch of the Walawe River, Total height 263 m (863 ft)
Lipton seat (40 minutes drive)
Lipton’s seat is one of the attractive observation points of Sri Lankan Tourism. It is located on the top of the Poonagala hill near the Dambetenna tea factory in Poonagala, Sri lanka. The place gets this name after the famous tea planter Sir Thomas Lipton used this place to survey the surrounding region of his tea plantations.
To reach the place you have to climb about 7 km through rich tea plantations. Some parts of the roads are still not repaired since British built them. Therefore the original stone constructions are abided. From the Lipton’s view you can entertain and have a conspicuous view of the Uva, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Eastern provinces including 7 districts.
Dambatenne tea factory (30 minutes drive)
A few tea factories in this area are happy to have visitors. The most popular, Dambatenne, was built in 1890 by Sir Thomas Lipton, one of the most famous figures in tea history. The tour through the works is an education on the processes involved in the fermentation, rolling, drying, cutting, sieving and grading of tea. The tea-factory tour here is probably the most comprehensive around, and afterwards you can sip on a cuppa.
Horton plains (90 minutes drive)
Horton Plains National Park is situated in the Central Province of Sri Lanka of Nuwara Eliya District. It is positioned at the eastern boundaries of the Upper Montane Forest Range (1500m-2524m above sea level) of Central Highland of Sri Lanka. The plateau of Horton Plains which is at a nominal elevation of 2100 m also bears the 2nd and the 3rd highest peaks of Sri Lanka, namely Kirigalpoththa (2389m) and Totupolakanda(2357m). The area of the Horton Plains is 3160 ha. or 31.6 sq. km. and is about 8% of the total upper montane forests and grasslands of Sri Lanka. The rainwater of Horton Plains plateau is drained through tributaries to Mahaveli river to the North (through Uma Oya), Walawe river to the South (through Belihul Oya and Kiriketi Oya) and Kelani river to the West (through Bogawantalawa Oya).
DIyaluma falls (45 minutes drive)
Diyaluma Falls is 220 m (720 ft) high and the second highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 361st highest waterfall in the world. It is situated 6 km (3.7 mi) away from Koslanda in Badulla District on Colombo-Badulla highway. The Falls are formed by Punagala Oya, a tributary of Kuda Oya which in turn, is a tributary of Kirindi Oya, In Sinhalese, Diyaluma or Diya Haluma means "rapid flow of water" or may be translated as "liquid light"
Ella gap (40 minute)
everyone’s favourite hill-country village and the place to ease off the travel accelerator with a few leisurely days resting in your choice of some of the country’s best guesthouses. The views through Ella Gap are stunning, and on a clear night you can even spy the subtle glow of the Great Basses lighthouse on Sri Lanka’s south coast. Don’t be too laid-back though; definitely make time for easygoing walks through tea plantations to temples, waterfalls and viewpoints.
Nuwara eliya (90 minutes)
Nuwara Eliya (Sinhalese: නුවර එළිය) is a city in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. Its name means "city on the plain (table land)" or "city of light". The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya District, with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. It is at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) and is considered to be the most important location for tea production in Sri Lanka. The city is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is known for its temperate, cool climate — the coolest area in Sri Lanka.