Sri Lanka Online Radio

Monday, April 11, 2011


112 miles from Colombo --4690 ft.above sea level.Also accessible by scenic rail road.Site of spectacular mountain pass, commanding panoramic view accross mountain  and Uwa downs.Haputhale is famed for its salubrious climate and its panoramic views.The view from Haputale pass at 4500 feet is claimed by many to be one of the most magnificent in the world. Range upon range of wild mountains and valleys with the pidurutalagala range dominating the view stretch for miles as far as eye can see. on the other side of the ridge the eye travels to the Indian Ocean. Haputale is a typical tea garden famous for it's breath taking views. Heart of Sri Lanka's high  grown tea country.Cool pleasant climate.Misty during wet season.Market  gardening,especially vegetables

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