Distance from Ella – 27.1 km (1 hour 26 minutes)
Lipton’s Seat is a scenic viewpoint which is situated in Haputale at the edge of Dambethenna Tea Estate. Lipton’s Seat provides a panoramic view of the surrounding areas. Sir Thomas Lipton, one of the most famous figures in the history of tea, used this point to overlook his tea empire. It is a popular tourist attraction in the area because of the stunning views it provides.
Getting to Lipton’s Seat
From Ella travel along the Bandarawela – Badulla Road and Poonagala Road passing Kumbalwela up to Haputale to reach the Lipton’s Seat situated at the edge of Dambethenna Estate along the Lipton’s Seat Road.