Nuwara Eliya that is also known as the Little England by the locals which is nuzzled away in the central hills of Sri Lanka covered in fluffy clouds of mist. It is also considered as the capital of the tea country of Sri Lanka. This is one of those places that anyone will fall in love on their first visit and sure to leave you with lovely memories.
This excursion can be either started off from Colombo (5.30 am) or the South Coast (5 am).
Places of interest in & around the area
Tea Factories and Tea Plantations
Sri Lanka is renowned all over the world for its black tea, starting from the ancient times. The weather and the soil found in the central hills of Sri Lanka are ideal for tea. Tea is a major crop that brings income into the country and, has helped to gain reputation around the world. You’ll love the experience of learning about tea and the fresh cup of hot tea in the cozy surrounding.
Ramboda Water Falls
The Ramboda falls which is the 11th tallest in the tea country is 109 meters tall. It’s one of the well-known gorgeous waterfalls of Sri Lanka. Visitors can witness the beauty of this cascading waterfall up close and can enjoy the scenery as you indulge in a nice meal or a drink of your liking in a nearby restaurant.
Gregory Lake is located in the heart of Nuwara Eliya. This lake provides boat rides of different sorts for its visitors and helps its visitors leave with happy and fun filled memories. It’s impossible to miss out Gregory lake when you visit Nuwara Eliya.
Before Hakgala botanical gardens was established in Nuwara Eliya the Victoria Park was put up as a research field for it. The park consists of a vast number of flora and fauna and is one of the major beautiful gardens in Sri Lanka.
Seetha Amman Hindu Temple
This Hindu temple is dedicated to Lady Sita, Lord Rama’s honorable wife which is worshipped by many devotees all around the year. It is located in the village of Sita Eliya, fenced by beautiful nature and veiled by misty, cool weather.
Old Post Office
This is one of the oldest buildings in Sri Lanka and was built over a century ago for the sole purpose of dealing with post mail from England at the time. Tourists love visiting the Old Post Office and mailing a post card addressed to their own self as a souvenir while enjoying the history and beauty of this place.
- Transport to Nuwara Eliya from Colombo / South Coast and back
- Lunch on tour
- Anything that is not mentioned above