You should visit one of the tea factories on your way up the hills. All over the landscape you will see several. But Lasalle right at the egde of the road caters for tourists with a tea shop. There is black tea only!
It is a man made lake and one of the more popular tourist destinations here. If you are fan of activities such as boating and walking around the lake then head here.
gregory lake is a man made lake in Nuwara Eliya... you can take a wake by the lake.. have a drink or food ... take a boat trip.. or have a horse ride ( there will be 3-4 horses that you can hire)
Nice place to visit especially in Apr when all the flowers are available...there is one in Nuwara Eliya and there is one also in Kandy.. you can go to any of them...
As you travel about the Hill Country through narrow valleys hemmed in by high mountains you'll see many waterfalls. They look pretty spectacular as they just appear out of the lush green vegetation.
Nuwara Eliya still has a very British feel, as can be seen in the appearance of many of the buildings, in various colonial styles.
The wealth of Nuwara Eliya was founded on tes.
On the raod up to the town you can see the tea plantations on the slopes. Women toil in the heat to pick the freshest leaves for you cuppa.
Hakgal garden is a beautiful botanical garden , 45 mins drive from nuwar eliya, it costs u 300rs for entry ticket if u r a foriegner.
If u like horse riding , u can do it beside gregory lake , and they can also take u into mountains..
Sorting the good tea leaves from the bad, also getting rid of debris, the tea shakes along a wire conveyor.
Nuwara Eliya which sits in a little valley is the highest town in Sri Lanka and a major hill resort.There are some lovely walks around the town.
Take a walk around Nuwara Eliya town centre,the old colonial buildings are amazing.There are attractive walks around the town which has lawns,parks and an anglican church.
Everywhere you turn,a waterfall more impressive than the last tumbles white water down spectacular mountains.