Often referred to as “Little England”, Nuwara Eliya receives the meaning of “city of plains” and “city of light”. In earlier times, Nuwara Eliya was the most favored cool-climate escape for the English and Scottish pioneers in tea industry that made Nuwara Eliya to become the heart of the tea industry along with its lavishing tea plantations. Taking place in the Central Mountain Range of Sri Lanka, it is blessed with invigorating climate, breathtaking views of valleys and meadows.
The high mountains and lush greenery has made it hard to believe that Nuwara Eliya is situated only 180 km from the hot and blazing Colombo whereas Nuwara Eliya offers many activities for tourists including, visits to tea plantations, golfing, horse riding, boating, hiking as well as exploring the beauty of the landscaped gardens, white-veiled waterfalls and plateaus. Stop at the Lake Gregory for a stunning view, or visit the Hakgala Gardens, the heaven of nature. The Lakshapana Falls, Lover’s Leap Falls, Devon Falls, Oliphant estate and the Ceylon Beweries are indeed eye-catching sights for the visitors. Come and enjoy a life-time moment in Nuwara Eliya for a cool breeze as your mind and soul will be fulfilled with joy and satisfaction.