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Arriving by train to Haputale is a wonderful experience as you meander through the splendour of Sri Lanka's hill country. 

For those journeying from Badulla, the train wanders through lush tea plantations and past cascading waterfalls, with notable stops that include the Demodara Loop, where the track spirals over itself, and the Nine Arch Bridge, an example of colonial-era railway construction.

Travellers from Kandy will be treated to a picturesque voyage that showcases the rich tapestry of Sri Lankan natural beauty, including some incredible waterfalls, panoramic views of some of the country's largest tea estates, and then passing through Nanuoya (Nuwara Eliya) and the historic charm of Gampola, once the island’s capital.

For unparalleled views, book the observation car, and we'll arrange your pick-up upon arrival. Trains run daily from Colombo/Kandy and from Badulla.

Now, it's easier than ever to secure your seat with the new online booking system. This user-ish-friendly service allows you to book from anywhere, ensuring your spot on one of South Asia’s most scenic train journeys. For schedules, visit the official Sri Lankan Railways website.

Remember, booking in advance is crucial to guarantee a comfortable and scenic adventure, and if you'd like us to collect you, please let us know your arrival time and train number in advance.

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