Nuwara Eliya which is at an elevation of 1890 meters above the sea level is the highest city in Sri Lanka and the region is very cool & dry with an average temperature of 20°C.
Sri Lanka is one of the world’s largest exporters of tea. Since the origin of tea to Sri Lanka in the middle 19th century, Nuwara Eliya has been the capital of the tea industry.
08:00AM to 01:00PM
Nuwara Eliya city tour is that takes you to experience through the natural landscapes, tea plantations, history as well as man-made wonders of the Hill country. Here, the highlights are as follows.
Pedro Tea Estate and tea Center (40 min)
Pedro Tea Estate about 3.5 kilometers away from Nuwara Eliya city. The tea factory established in 1885, and spans nearly 670 hectares of land area. Here you can taste a delicious cup of tea of their tea garden after tea factory visit.
Lovers Leap water fall (20 Min)
The Lover’s Leap waterfall is a breathtaking sight, falling to a height of 30 m in a long, cascading sheet of water. Located on a tea estate & waterfall is only 2 km away from Nuwara Eliya town.
Pink post office (15 min)
The post office is housed within a beautiful Tudor mansion, complete with spires clock tower. The bright orange roofs and red color bricked walls of the building form a colorful contrast with the manicured lawns and perfectly pruned hedges. This constructed in 1894 for the sole purpose of dealing with the mail of the British Colonials at the time, this century old post office is one of the oldest in the country, whilst also being one of the oldest buildings in Nuwara Eliya.
Victoria Park (40 min)
The Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya said to be named to comrade the 60th Jubilee Coronation of Queen Victoria in the year 1897. Originally the park was used as the research field of Hakgala Botanical Garden. It is known that this park was established by planting an Oak tree by a German Princes who visited Nuwara Eliya at the latter part of the 19th Century. The park is 27 acres in extent and about 90% of the tree species available are those of foreign plants.
Hakgala Botanical garden (1 hour)
Hakgala Botanical Garden is the second largest botanical garden in Sri Lanka. The garden located 10 kilometers away from Nuwara Eliya and it established in 1861 by the British Colonial government. This garden spans around 27 hectares. You can visit the garden year around, and the best time to visit and enjoy beautiful blooms are from the April to August.
Seetha Amman Temple (20 min)
On the way to Hakgala garden, you can see the beautiful and colorful Seetha Amman Hindu temple at Seetha Eliya. It is said to mark the place where Seetha was held captive by the king Ravana and where she prayed for Rama to come and rescue her. This temple is very popular amongst Hindu people.
Lake Gregory (1 hour)
The Lake Gregory is a reservoir located in the heart of the tea country Nuwara Eliya. The reservoir was constructed during the period of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. This was mainly used for water sports, leisure and recreational activities during the British period.
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