Bogawantalawa is a scenic spot located between the butterfly sanctuary in the heart of Sri Lanka and the eastern part of the Mahaeliya plain. Based on such an ecosystem, Little New Zealand or "Green Mountain" can be described as a tourist destination that has recently attracted the attention of mountaineers and overnight campers.
To reach Haritha Kanda, one has to travel from Colombo to Hatton via Avissawella on the High Level Road or by train to Hatton via the Hatton-Balangoda road, the forest road that separates the Butterfly Reserve and the Maha Eliya Plain.
The town of Bogawantalawa is world famous for its tea industry. There are many sky-scraping peaks around this beautiful place with butterfly-like views. To reach Haritha Kanda from Baganwantalawa town past Bogawana Estate, you have to reach near Bopaththalawa National Livestock (NLDB) Farm.
Best time to visit:
- Nature Exploring