Lipton’s Seat is a excessive observation factor in the hills of Poonagala. positioned at the pinnacle of the town’s namesake, Poonagala Hill, it is also close to the Dambatenne Tea manufacturing facility. Lipton’s Seat is so named due to the fact the famed Scottish baron and tea planter Sir Thomas Lipton used it because the seat to survey his empire in a time lengthy long past however now not forgotten.
The point of Lipton’s Seat is reached through mountaineering for round 7km surrounded through peaceful inexperienced tea plantations and an occasional colorful tea plucker. There are routes to be had; one from the Nayabedda property in Bandarawela, and the second thru the Dambatenne estate in Haputale. both routes have entrances marked with signal forums and narrow paved roads. some components of the road actually have a number of the unique stone constructions from the British generation of Ceylon, and consequently are worth seeing from a ancient factor of view.
The Lipton’s Seat climb takes about two and a 1/2 hours on common, after a tourist reaches the hilltop.