This is one of the mainly coldest cities in Sri Lanka. Once you go to Nuwara Eliya, you will feel like you are in England. This is why the city is called “Little England”. The other is that it was built by the British during the colonial period. So far, several colonial buildings can be seen. Its weather is cold with adequate rainfall throughout the year. Many tea estates are around and still exist in the English provinces.
Around Nuwara Eliya
There are several tea estates around Nuwara Eliya, one in Pedro and one in the Heritance Tea Factory, which is now a hotel. Located near other very famous tea estates. On the way from Kandy Damro Tea Factory, originally name as Mackwoods. Blue Field Tea Factory and Glenloch Tea Factory. Visiting all these tea estates is free and you can get a great explanation of the factory tea production process. They will also offer you to taste all the teas for free.
Close to downtown, Victoria Park, golf course, Gregory’s Lake also provides more beauty and relaxation. Very famous 5 star hotel name The Grand Hotel, which was built in the colonial period, will remind the colonial period in Nuwara Eliya. Try tea in the grand hotel it will be an amazing experience that you will not forget for the rest of your life.
In Little England
Piduruthalagala, the highest point in Sri Lanka located in Nuwara Eliya. To get the view from here it must be a bright, fog-free day. New Zealand Farm and Ambewela Farm is a great place to visit and see beautiful green pasture land and huge cows. Don’t forget to try the fresh milk too.
Horton Plains National Park, a must see. About 9 kilometers of jungle trek you can see a waterfall, 180 degrees of panoramic points and huge bushes with lots of birds. You will take your breath away seeing great monkeys and Sambur Deer. The flat grass lands provide a comfortable view and fresh oxygen.