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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 Restaurants in Ella

Down Town Rotti Hut

This is yet another tip I should have written in 2014 and never quite got round to for which I apologise as I apologise for the paucity of images, the majority of which are on another computer back at...
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planxty
May 03, 2016

Fish & Chips restaurant

I remember eating in Fish & Chips on my fist visit to Ella in 2014 and whilst it was acceptable it was nothing to write home about and certainly nowhere near the top of the pile of rather good...
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planxty
May 03, 2016

Dream Cafe

I stated on another tip on this page regarding Cafe Chill that it was my favourite place in Ella and that is true but it could so easily have been otherwise. The reason I started frequenting Chill was...
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Apr 30, 2016

Chill cafe

I should start this piece by saying that there are many excellent places to eat and drink in Ella as it really is very much geared to the traveller despite being a relatively small place but Cafe...
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planxty
Apr 29, 2016

Curd and Honey

Curd is made from buffalo milk which is fermented and as it is higher in fat it gives it a thick consistency. The curd is usually served in clay pots and stays edible for several days prolonged by...
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jo104
Mar 22, 2015

Cafe Chill

During my 4 days I stayed in Ella I spent everyday chilling at the Nescoffee bar which is now being rebranded as Cafe Chill. Downstairs is a juice and cocktail bar with funky seating where you can...
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jo104
Mar 22, 2015
 
 
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Cafe Chill

Learn how to make six Sri Lankan curries with expert chefs at 9.30am and enjoy eating them later for lunch. When I was there in June 2014 the price was only LKR1500 which is very reasonable. The...
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Mar 22, 2015

Dream Cafe

I stayed at the guesthouse for 2 nights and as well as enjoying my breakfast here I also had dinner one evening. I opted for one of their pizza's which is cooked on a wood burning fire and is by far...
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Dec 23, 2012

Ella Village Restaurant

I visited this ou restaurant on a stormy evening and was well pleased I did what a warm welcome I received from the owner who is also the cook. It is a small family run business and the owner is also...
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Dec 23, 2012

Down town Roti Hut

A small little cafe style roti hut, all fronted with glass and you can watch your food being prepared right in front of your very eyes. I enjoyed Paratha (thin roti) with a beef curry the first time I...
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Dec 22, 2012

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I had my lunch at this restaurant next to the telecom shop. Name?? I forgot. The fried rice with fish curry costs Rs200. Coke Rs40. Take note that it takes a long time for preparation of Sri Lanka...
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Sambawalk
Feb 23, 2006

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"Tranquil Ella"
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"Don't get trapped here!"
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"Quiet place with breathtaking wievs"
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"Ella Gap"
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"Ella = beautiful landscape"
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