This private day trip to Haputale is perfect for those staying in the Colombo areas. Visit the city's most famous monuments attractions. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Tour Start 04:30AM from Colombo and Reach Haputale Approximately 09:00 Am & Proceed to Dambatenne.Explore the Dambatenne countryside that takes you past green fields and a tea Plantations and gives you a chance to see traditional life in the area.Highlights Of Dambatenne Tea factory This popular tea factory 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. It's probably the most comprehensive tea-factory tour around, and afterwards you can sip a cuppa.On Sundays no processing takes place, so there's little to see.Highlights Of Lipton's SeatThe Lipton’s Seat lookout is one of Sri Lanka's most impressive viewpoints (unless it's misty and cloudy of course, which is why early morning is the best time to visit). The Scottish tea baron Sir Thomas Lipton used to survey his burgeoning empire from here, and today it's said you can see across emerald hills and tea estates to no fewer than seven different provinces. Around 14:00 PM process to Lunch (Own Expenses)Highlights Of Adisham MonasteryThis beautiful Benedictine monastery once belonged to tea planter Sir Thomas Lester Villiers. To recreate his English lifestyle, he developed some English country-cottage gardens, which are still enchanting visitors today. Inside, visitors are allowed to see the living room and library, which is filled from floor to ceiling with dusty tomes. If you like the monastery so much you want to stay, well, you can, as there's a small guesthouse. No photography is permitted inside the building.17:30PM Ready To Return Back To Colombo.