Nuwara Eliya
How much will you enjoy sipping a cup of World renowned Ceylon tea, sitting beside a bubbling stream, watching the wavy mountains covered with tea plantations? Nuwara Eliya is located at the altitude of 2000 meters making the city a most wonderful hill resort with a magnificent view and a cooling climate.
There are many more locations in Nuwara Eliya that could be of interest of travelers seeking relaxation, excitement, adventures.
Horton Plains being the highest plateau in the island, has been designated a National Park where it consists of grassland as well as forest areas making the area a home for Leopards, Sambar, Endemic highland birds and various other animal species. The most important and thrilling sights to see is the World’s End, where the Horton Plains ends here and drops off to nearly 700meters.
Lying in the bracket of 5000-6000 feet in elevation, Hakgala Botanical Garden is located under the Hakgala peak making it the highest set botanical garden in the world.
Further Gregory’s lake, Laksapana Falls, Devon falls could add color to the journey. Golf club is at walking distance from the town center where the golf course is available at your convenience. Nuwara Eliya also consists of the best locations for trekking and hiking which could provide travelers a thrilling experience.
Sri Lankan festivals such as Sinhala and Tamil New Year falling in April are celebrated with enthusiasm where you could get a chance to participate in rituals as well as enjoy shopping festivals carried throughout the festive season.