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Lipton’s Seat

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Lipton’s Seat

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Adisham Rail Tour from Ella

Visit the famous Adisham Bungalow by train. Enjoy the misty mountains and other colorful sights as you pass along during your train journey. Have a fun hike along the railway tracks to reach Adisham Bungalow. Get to know more about the history of the big old place and see its beautiful gardens. Picnic among the tea plantations. Finish off your tour with another train journey back.
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dineth951 wrote a review Sep 2020
Province of Verona, Italy12 contributions3 helpful votes
nice panoramic view rough road but good journey. better if you have 4*4 not ideal if raining. interesting.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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1LifeStand wrote a review Aug 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka4,929 contributions459 helpful votes
We took the 7am local bus from Kelburne to Dambetenna Factory and then a Tuk Tuk (Rs. 800 one way without bargaining!) to Lipton's Seat. We admired the clear view and had Dhal vade and roti at the shop and walked down. The views are amazing and it's lovely to walk among the tea plantation. We took two short cuts down stone steps. We got back to Kelburne by 11am. Beautiful day!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Martin and Sue C wrote a review Mar 2020
Petersfield, United Kingdom723 contributions175 helpful votes
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This is a great place to visit on a clear day with stunning views. The journey up is best by tuc-tuc as the road is very narrow - it's a great scenic journey up and well worth the visit.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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nir0sh wrote a review Mar 2020
Colombo, Sri Lanka590 contributions65 helpful votes
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Lipton's seat is a scenic view point situated at the edge of Dambethenna tea estate. Sir Thomas Lipton was used to enjoy the view from this place when he was at Dambethenna estate. The place is situated about 15 km from the town. Haputhale-Dambethenna buses go till Dambethenna tea factory. You can get a tuk-tuk from Dambethenna tea factory or walk though tea estate (It is about 6 km but there are short cuts) to reach the place. You can get view of five province from Lipton's seat. There is a separate observation desk built at more higher place. Better visit there at morning hours as it takes only few minutes to cover the view with mist. It is worth to visit at Dambethenna tea factory as well.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Ben wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom57 contributions19 helpful votes
A must see attraction if you're in the area. The Victorian tea making factory is still working and is a great example of colonial investment (whether you agree or not with the historical context). It's in a working plantation and there are fabulous views of the surrounding area from its mountain-top location.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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