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Private Day Trip: Horton Plains and Pedro Tea Factory from Nuwara Eliya
"6am: Make a pre-dawn start to Horton Plains National Park a UNESCO World Heritage Site7:30am - 12:30pm: Take a guided walk along the park's nature trails to a viewpoint known as World’s End. You may encounter a variety of wildlife including endemic Rhino-horned and Hump-nosed Lizards highland bird species including the Sri Lanka White-eye Dull-blue Flycatcher Sri Lanka Bush Warbler Yellow-eared Bulbul. Also keep your eye out for troops of Bear Monkey and Sambar (Sri Lanka’s largest species of deer) which are regularly seen in the plains close to the entrance. You will continue your journey up to Bakers Falls
From $62.00
"Private Tour of Pinnawala
"Private Tour of Pinnawala Kandy and Peradeniya ""You will be picked up form Colombo city or the Colombo International Airport (CMB) or your hotel in Negombo Kochchikada or Waikkal and then proceed to Kandy. En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage where elephants are well taken care of and being bathed and bottle fed. Later go to a Kandy; Kandy is the cultural symbol of Sri Lanka and you will visi Kandy Lake and Kandy market for handy-craft shopping. When it's lunch time feel free to ask your driver for some recommendations for local restaurants. After lunch visit the Gem Museums and see a cultural show that includes an exciting live fire walking performance. Also stop by the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens that is re including of orchids
From $120.00
Kandy Day Tour with Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
"We will pick you up at 8:00 am and start heading towards Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. It was funded in 1975 by the Department of Wild Life Conservation on a 25-acre coconut plantation on the Maha Oya River. The orphanage was established to feed nurse and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. The best time to visit is the feeding time and the bathing time when all the elephants are taken to the river close by. On the way you can see the spice garden followed by Kandy Ro 147 acres in extent with more than 4000 species of rare and endemic trees and plants as well as flora from the tropical world. You do not want to miss the Orchid House that has more than 300 varieties of exquisite orchid from the rare indigenous Foxtail and Vesak orchids. You can also see g spice garden double coconut palms cacti
From $30.00

More Things to Do in Nuwara Eliya

Waterfall walk

There is a small waterfall near the king fern bungalow a nice 45min stroll to settle your breakfast we went early in the morning and discovered so lovely birds and plants. It was a little bit of a...
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Jan 29, 2014

Bluefields tea estate

A trip to Nuwar Eliya is not complete without a trip to a tea factory and if you are a lover like I am its really interesting just inhaling the fumes made me thirsty. All of the equipment that is used...
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Jan 28, 2014

Amazing place to visit in Nuwaraeliya

Mandaram Nuwara is a beautiful little village situated in the foot hills in Piduruthalagala Mountains in Walapane in Nuwara Eliya District. There are several beautiful waterfalls of Kabaragala Falls,...
Jul 03, 2013

Visit Strawberry Farms

We stopped over at a strawberry farm enroute to Nuwara Eliya. A quaint restaurant within served us some amazingly yum fresh strawberries, cream and crepes. We couldn't stop at that and went ahead and...
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Feb 19, 2013

Ramboda Water Falls !!

A very nice waterfall can be seen on the way to Nuwara Eliya ( Ramboda Waterfalls). there is a famous hotel there called ( Ramboda falls hotel). Actually to reach the waterfalls, you need to go...
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Oct 29, 2012

Catch a train to Ella

There's no train station in Nuwera Eliya. You have to catch the 9:30 am train from Nanu Oya which is around 8 kms from here. When I took it, there were only third class wooden coaches ie hard seats,...
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Jun 07, 2012
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Shalika Gayan Amila At Nuwara eliya

Nuwara eliya is a beaultiful city where you can find many places to visit including horton plains,Hakkagala garden,Victoria Park,Lover's Leap,Gregory lake,and many water falls.Its one of my...
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May 22, 2011

Hakgala Botanical Gardens

The gardens are situated 10km southeast of Nuwara Eliya at the foot of Hakgala Rock. They were originally established in 1860 as an experimental plantation of cinchona trees. This is the tree from...
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May 09, 2010

Go For White Water Rafting!

Somewhere in the center of Nuwara Eliya - Negombo road we found a place named Katulgala.There was a small mountain cold water river.The hardness level was 3 out of 6, as I remember. We had about 2...
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Jul 12, 2009

Mackwoods Labookellie Tea Centre - N. Eliya

Our driver made a stop at the Mackwoods Tea Centre, so that we could see the tea making process and buy some products (as my husband is a big tea drinker!).Mackwoods was founded in 1841 by Captain...
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Apr 07, 2009

Tea Plantations

They call Nuwara Eliya "Little England" which I would agree and disagree with. To be honest I was not overwhelmed with Nuwara Eliya, it is pretty and the train journey there from Kandy and away to...
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Apr 12, 2007


There are many things you could do, which involves mostly hiking. Remember! this is Hill Country! 1. Lovers Leap (a steep rock formation where couples once committed suicide - not too long ago when...
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Mar 05, 2007

Hakgala Botanical Gardens

The Hakgala Botanical Gardens – approx. 9.6km from Nuwara Eilya – are much smaller in scale than the Peradeniya Gardens near Kandy and rather mope wild and unkempt. However, those aspects give the...
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Aug 14, 2005

Tea Factory

In the Nuwara Eliya area you can visit one of the tea factories, where the picked tea leaves are dried and processed into the form that we all know (but not in the bags!)A lot of the machinery used is...
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Jun 25, 2005

Top Hotels in Nuwara Eliya

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