Nuwara Eliya

The scenic hilly town of Nuwara Eliya is enveloped in emerald green and isfondly called as “The Little England”. Nuwara Eliya is a quiet little town in the mountains, embraced by misty winds and hidden away by the foggy clouds that engulf one into a trance of blissful solitude. The Gregory’s Lake surrounded by a green stretch of grass, is Nuwara Eliya’s hub for leisure and recreational activities. The Lake was built by Governor William Gregory when the island was a crown colony. Take a ride out on the Lake and enjoy the pretty scenery surrounding the Lake.

The Hakgala Botanical Garden in Nuwara Eliya was established in 1860 as an experimental garden to grow cinchona trees. Today, it is a charming world of exotic flora and fauna.Stroll on through Victoria Parkwhich is home to many foreign species of trees. The park turns into a dazzling concoction of colours during the month of April-the flower season. Situated mere two kilometers from the town of Nuwara Eliya, the Lover’s leap waterfall is a mesmerising sight to behold. It is a small brook originating from Piduruthalagala which is the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka, and transforms into a gushing stream that falls from a height of 90ft. When in Nuwara Eliya, Horton Plains is a must visit destination. During the trek through Horton Plains, you can glimpse stunning Baker’s Fall as well. Nuwara Eliya is known for its bounty of fresh produce and strawberry is on top of the list. Although there are three varieties of strawberries, Nuwara Eliya has the ever-bearing category which yields a harvest throughout the year.

Nuwara Eliya - VISIT 2 SRI LANKA
Nuwara Eliya - VISIT 2 SRI LANKA
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