DESCRIPTION Haputale is located 179 km away from Colombo in the Central highlands of Sri Lanka. Haputale can be reached by main motor roads from Colombo as well as by Highland railway line begins in Colombo. Haputale is a very pleasant little town of salubrious climate that nestles on the southern edge of the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. Colombo- Badulla highland railway line hugs one side of the ridge. To the north are mountain peaks of Ohiya and Idalgashinna; to the south is Great Plains of Southern province.