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Best Things To Do in Nuwara Eliya

Situated in the picturesque tea country hills of Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya is a pristine tourist destination which is ideal for a surreal vacation. Also called the Little England of Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya happens to be the most important site for tea production in Sri Lanka and indeed the world. Home to a multitude of beautiful landmarks, Nuwara Eliya seems to be a charming destination which will take your breath away. Rich in culture, heritage and the best things to do in Nuwara Eliya, it boasts of an enchanting experience for all the tourists. The city boasts of rich colonial heritage as well as being one of the coolest places in Sri Lanka. The natural landscape combined with interesting places makes it an ideal location for relaxation and refreshing stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Visit the beautiful Victoria Park for a lovely evening stroll or go on a tour of Pedro Tea Estate to take a nature walk around the awe inspiring plantation. Tourists can visit some lonely time at the beautiful Gregory Lake or enjoy a boat ride. Gregory Lake is a serene setting, complete with a stretch of green grass and grazing horses where numerous visitors go to chill out. The naturally landscaped Hakgala Botanical Gardens is a prominent tourist attraction in the city. The famous Hindu shrine Seetha Amman Temple is said to mark the spot where Sita was held captive by the demon king Rawana in Nuwara Eliya. Although this city does not have a vibrant nightlife the Lion's Pub and the Grand Hotel are some good places to hang out after sundown. The Bale Bazaar is a great stop filled with a diverse array of clothing and winter wear which you can get for a great bargain. If you wish for a vacation away from the buzzing cosmopolitan life, then Nuwara Eliya is just the perfect place for you. So take a break from endless browsing on the internet and find out the best things to do in Nuwara Eliya here.

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    About the Activity: Explore the beautiful area of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka, with this idyllic day tour.Get picked up from your hotel at around 5 AM in Nuwara Eliya and begin this stunning tour by visiting local tea plantations and know more about  tea during your vi...

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Galway's Land National Park

One of the newest and the smallest National Parks, Galway's Land is a dense forest. This is another best places to visit in Sri Lanka. This park is situated at within the city limits of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka. This National Park was declared as a sanctuary in the year 1938. Apart from the avifauna, the park has valuable floral species of both native and foreign origin. The park is open 6 AM- 5PM.

Highlights: The National Park is a habitat to 10 Sri Lankan endemics, Wild boar, Barking deer and exotic birds.

Location: The National park is located Department of Wildlife Conservation, Havelock Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.

Price: The entry fees is 1490.65 LKR

Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

Founded in the year 1889, Nuwara Eliya Golf Club is one of the oldest clubs in Asia. Surrounded with some of the most excellent gardens this club is situated at the foot of tea gardens in Sri Lanka. Nothing can be a better recess time the visiting this extravagant place in Sri Lanka. So if you are looking for a friendly match with your friends then this place is a must visit for you. The Golf coerce remains open from 8 AM to 7 PM in the evening.

Highlights: The The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club has 18 holes in the court in a 6075 yard. There are 71 testing pa of fairways which are long and narrow, bordered by tall trees and shrubbery.

Location: The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club is located at Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka

Price: On Weekdays – 2,800 LKR ( 10 Holes) and on Weekends – 3,300 LKR (10 holes) approx.

St. Clairs Falls, Tawalantenne

If you are planning to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life then St, Clair Falls is the perfect option for you. Also, known as the Little Niagara of Sri Lanka this is one of the wildest waterfalls here. It is one of the famous Sri Lanka tourist places visited ample of tourists every year.

There are two waterfalls namely Maha Ella " Maha Ella " (Sinhalese "The Greater Fall"), (260 ft) high and "Kuda Ella", (Sinhalese "The Lesser Fall"), which (160 ft) high and located immediately downstream of the main fall. These breath taking waterfalls are located along the Kotmale River.

Highlights: This cascading waterfalls falls under one of the six waterfalls affected by the Upper Kotmale Hydropower Project.

Location: The St Clair’s Waterfalls are located at Tawalantenne - Talawakele Rd, Sri Lanka

Price: Free entry for the waterfalls.

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