Adam Peak, the most popular hill trail in Sri Lanka of about 2200m above from sea level is a different type of Hill climb to witness a spectacular sun rise or to enjoy a panoramic view of Sri Lanka. There are several resting places along the routes. More
Ramboda Falls, a gigantic and attractive waterfall (329 ft.), is among the top tourist attractions of Nuwara Eliya having three parts. Ramboda Falls is a very attractive yet simple waterfall. Ramboda Waterfall is located by the side of A-5 trunk route on Kandy to Nuwara Eliya East of Pussellawa. More
Devon Falls, located 6 Km west of Thalawakelle, are famous among tourists for its sharp drop from 97 metres. Vintage point is located at the 20th mile post having parking facility. More
Laksapana Falls, originating from the Laksapana estate, is located on the Nuwara Eliya – Kandapola Road. To view this fall, one has to camp down at Upper Glencairn, Dick Oya. More
Lover’s leap falls, located off the Nuwara Eliya – Kandapola Road, is about 30 meters high and falls off from a huge rock. It is truly a wonderful spot of Nuwara Eliya. More
Built by colonial British Tea Planters in 1891, Nuwara Eliya’s 18 hole golf club is known as one of the best in Asia. The Club & the golf course are open to tourists.
Nuwara Eliya is a perfect place for trekking and hiking for tourists. Pidurutalagala (2550m), highest mountain peak of Sri Lanka, is located just north of the town. Hiking is allowed to the altitude of 7000ft. One can enjoy several waterfalls along the track.
Oliphant Estate, situated at the Ramboda end of Nuwara Eliya, is the place where the first thirty tea plants sent from China to Sri Lanka were planted by Lawrence Oliphant by expanding his tea acreage to 100 acres.
Galway’s Land Bird Sanctuary, a beautiful land area covering an extent of 57.6 hectares of land in Nuwara Eliya. This tourist attraction attracts about 20 species of very rare foreign birds and about 30 species of Sri Lankan birds.
Gregory Lake, built in 1873 by British Governor Sir William Gregory, is one of the significant tourist attractions in Nuwara Eliya built by utilizing the water from the Nanuoya. More
Hakgala Botanical Garden, located under the Hakgala Peak, is famous among travellers for its highest set of Botanical Gardens in the world having trees like English Oak, Himalayan Pines, Japanese Cedars and Cypress trees from California. More
Victoria Park, located at the centre of Nuwara Eliya to the extent of 27 acres, is an attractive and well-used oasis popular among birdwatchers for large number of rare bird species like Indian Blue Robin, Pled Thrush or Scaly Thrush and Kashmir Flycatcher. More
Horton Plains, the highest plateau of the island and the only National Park situated in the hilly area of the country, about 200 km away from Colombo in Nuwara Eliya district. Famous among tourists for its panoramic scenic beauty of the Hill country, the park’s major attraction is “Worlds End”- a 1050m spectacular drop, where the southern Horton Plains suddenly ends, that creates a breathtaking view of the land below on clear days. More
Sri Lanka is one of the world’s largest exporters of tea since 19 th century and Nuwara Eliya has been known as the capital of the tea industry. For many miles prior to reaching Nuwara Eliya, acres and acres of tea plantations can be seen on the both sides of the way to Nuwara Eliya. More
The brewing of beer was started in Nuwara Eliya by Sir Samuel Baker in 1881 at Lover’s Leap. It is an interesting visit for tourists, as it has been continuously in business since 1884 and Ceylon Breweries is one of the finest in the island.
Nissangala Lena is believed to be the cave in the mountainside, where King Keerthi Sri Nissanka was buried. While passing through this cave, there is a holy river of ice cold water – the Sita Gangula, towards forest where pilgrimage travellers take bath before continuing their journey to the peak.