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Best things to do in Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is called as the Little England and it has the eternal temperate winter. At the time of colonial era Nuwara Eliya was where British settlers built their holiday bungalows and spent their down time.Its name means "city on the plain”or "city of light". The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya District, with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. It is at an altitude of 1,868 m and is considered to be the most important location for tea production in Sri Lanka. The city is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is known for its temperate, cool climate – the coolest area in Sri Lanka

Below mentioned are some of the best things that you can do Nuwara Eliya.

1. Visit a tea estate and a factory Nuwara Eliya

May 07, 2019 | by Krishan

Pedro tea estate lies nestled amongst the scenic beauty of Sri Lanka’s hill country. walk through breathtaking view of tea estate and see how tea pluckers pluck prized “two leaves and bud” that go into making the world finest Pure Ceylon Tea. you can chat and learn from tea pluckers how to pluck tea buds . Then you can go to nearby tea factory and see how the plucked tea leaves goes under the process of making tea. The full process involves Tea Plucking, Withering, Rolling, Fermentation, Firing and Sorting/Grading before it is bulk packed to be sent to the Tea Auctions in Colombo, at the outdoor Café enjoy a freshly brewed cup of tea. You can also buy some Pure Ceylon Tea to take back home.

2. Hike to Horton Plains & Worlds end

May 07, 2019 | by Krishan

After Ambewela and higher up the mountains is Horton Plains National Park, which includes World’s End.Horton plains is a good place to hike if you are a hiker. On this tour you will meet samber deers And you will go upto world’s end. World’s End is a drop-off at the edge of a huge cliff at the end of the Horton Plains plateau..

3. Stay at the Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya

May 07, 2019 | by Krishan

This hotel was built by governor of Sri Lanka in Colonial era by Sir Edward Barnes. The grand hotel is a perfect place to spend the night the right way in Nuwara has great dining options and have a lovely high tea. You can indulge in activities such as fishing, Hiking and safaris that is organized by the Grand Hotel.

3. Visiting the Victoria Park

May 07, 2019 | by Krishan

The main park in Nuwara Eliya is called Victoria Park, in honor of Queen Victoria’s 60th Jubilee coronation in 1897. The park spreads out on 27 acres of land and is full of foreign trees and flowers. It’s the perfect place for a fresh natural walk. There is a little train for kids to enjoy with a playground too. At quiet times, plenty of native birds flock the trees and birdwatcher’s come to see them.

4. Visit to Nuwara Eliya Post Office

May 07, 2019 | by Krishan

The Nuwara Eliya post office is situated in Nuwara Eliya and is an antique two-story red-brick building with a clock spire Tudor Manor built in 1894.It is one of the oldest post office’s in Sri Lanka. On the 26 December 1990 Sri Lanka Government issued a Rs. 10 stamp with a photograph of the Post Office, to commemorate World Postal Day. This is a place that is definitely worth a visit.

5. Visit Ambewela Farm

May 06, 2019 | by Krishan

Just a little bit out of town and you reach the rolling hills of Ambewela where heard of cows graze freely around .It is most largest and prestigious dairy farm of Nuwara Eliya.You can witness the milking cows at dairy farm and calves in the nursery. All the cows and calves in the nursery are well taken care of.The visit for the farm is quite pleasant. End of the farm walk Drink a fresh glass of milk at the cafe station up the hill and buy some cheese to eat.

6. Nuwara Eliya Market and Bazzar

May 06, 2019 | by Krishan

The Central Market of Nuwara Eliya Located on New Bazaar Street in the center of the town. It is a wonderful and chaotic place that is full of color and life. There are vegetable sellers and fruit sellers with their small stalls. Brightly colored flowers drip onto the sidewalk as flower sellers hawk their wares. Tiny stalls sell local tea or curios for interested buyers. It’s a bright and lively place to visit.

Apart from the fruit stalls and vegetable stalls there is the Nuwara Eliya winter market or bale bazzar the amazing thing in here is they sell winter clothes all year around.Bale bazzar is located in Right in the center of Nuwara Eliya town. There are piles and piles of clothes and you can leisurely browse through them and you will definitely want to buy at least one piece all sold at a fraction of their original cost. People go to winter market or bale bazaar to buy warm clothes but there are trays of shiny gold and silver jewelry too. You can cut a good bargain on these as well.