In Sri Lanka as a whole, Nuwara Eliya has a different climate and environment. Nuwara Eliya’s culture is also very different. So the reason why anyone who comes to Sri Lanka wants to go to Nuwara Eliya is the climate of Nuwara Eliya. Anyone who comes to Sri Lanka loves to enjoy the climate of Nuwara Eliya. People in Sri Lanka are the same. If you ask anyone living in Sri Lanka where they like to go the most, their answer will be Nuwara Eliya. To put it simply, Nuwara Eliya Town has been designed according to English architecture. Nuwara Eliya is the easiest destination in Sri Lanka to enjoy the cold weather in a European country. You will be able to enjoy a strange experience in Nuwara Eliya where all weather conditions such as cold, sun, rain and fog have come together.
There are several ways you can go out of the city. You can go out of the city through Ramboda – Kandy, Talawakele – Hatton and Badulla. So those of you who want to go out of the city, don’t forget to visit all these ways. Because there are many beautiful places that you can see on all these roads.
Cottage - Leaf Nuwara Eliya
Gregory Lake, which is the heart of Nuwara Eliya, was created in 1873 by an emperor named William Gregory. If you are going to visit the Gregory Lake, which attracts the attention and attraction of the tourists, don’t forget to take a boat ride in this Gregory Lake.
Sita Amman Temple
This temple is located 8 km from Nuwara Eliya city. The history of this temple dates back to the time of King Ravana who ruled Sri Lanka. It is said that this place was set on fire by Hanuma. Burnt mud is said to be found nearby as evidence of such fires.
Plains of the Moon
This place is a 360° view point. A place where you can see the entire circuit from a high point. The place is surrounded by a farm belonging to the Department of Agriculture. So entering this you can reach the viewing place subject to a set of rules. This place is also known as Punchi Lokanthaya / Little End Of The World.
We will be able to see this waterfall when we turn from Rendapola junction on Badulla road. About 30 meters high, Bomburu Falls is one of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka. If you are going to Welimada, Peruwella, don’t forget to see the beauty of this waterfall. 30 minuites from Welimada.
Haggala Botanical Garden
In the past, this Haggala botanical garden was built to plant medicinal plants. Later this has been named as a botanical garden. This Haggala Botanical Garden has the most beautiful flowers and is named as one of the most beautiful gardens in Sri Lanka.
Single Tree Hill
This single tree hill is a beautiful temple on top of a hill. This is also near Nuwara Eliya Town. This is really a beautiful place. After climbing to the top of this mountain, you can see Adam’s peak mountain also. So come too. Make this a beautiful experience in your travel life.
Galways Land National Park
This is a small forest near Nuwara Eliya city. This is a dark forest. Those who come to see this can walk about one or two kilometers inside this forest. Those who go to this place early in the morning can see different types of birds in this place. So if you want to see this, you have to spend a small amount and buy a ticket. Those who love the natural environment will really like this place.
Victoria Park is one of the most beautiful parks located in Nuwara Eliya Town. This is a place for children to have fun. The first oak tree in Sri Lanka was planted in this Victoria Park. Nanu Oya flows through this park and it is really a very beautiful place.
This waterfall is a very beautiful waterfall that is active only for a time. This waterfall is about 60 feet high. So don’t forget to visit this waterfall if it was active when you came to Nuwara Eliya.
Holy Trinity Church
This Holy Trinity Church is an old church built in 1852. There is a very old piano in this church. Those of you who are going to visit this place can see that there is a very old cemetery. So, if you are going to Nuwara Eliya, don’t forget to go by the holy trinity church. This will also be a wonderful experience for you.
Ambewela Animal Farm is located in Patti Pola area of Nuwara Eliya. Spread over 150 acres, this farm is well known in Sri Lanka for its dairy products. Coming here, you can see animals like cows, goats and rabbits roaming freely in the green pastures. So, those of you who come to Ambewela, don’t forget to try the milk produced here.
From Nuwara Eliya, you can easily go to Horton Plains from Ambewela Road. This is definitely a place you should go. There is a very sensitive ecosystem here. You have to walk about ten kilometers. After coming to Horton Plains, you can see many beautiful places like Lokanthaya, Little Lokanthaya, Chimney Falls and Bakers Falls.
The end of the world / Lokanthaya
The idea of the Lokanthaya is “the end of the world”. It is located in the Horton Plains National Park in Sri Lanka. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nuwara Eliya. Tourists have to get down from Ohia railway station to reach this place. About two kilometers from Horton Plains, you can reach the Lokanthaya.
Only cars, vans and jeeps can go here. There is no charge. If you visit Pidurutalagala during the rainy season, you will be able to see many breathtaking waterfalls. As it is a strictly protected area, you will not get permission to get off the vehicles on both sides of the road. There is a beautiful temple on top of this hill. But if you have to go to this temple, it is when the crowd is less. So this is another beautiful place to walk in beautiful Nuwara Eliya.
This village is located at the foot of Kikiliyamana mountain. This village with a height of 7339 feet is named as the highest village in Sri Lanka. This village is located about 5 km from Nuwara Eliya city. If you are going to visit this village, you need to spend a small amount and buy a ticket.
The first post office established in Sri Lanka is located in the town of Nuwara Eliya. This red and white building still stands beautifully. Those who go here can see the old communication equipment used in the past. This is just like a museum.
Lovers Lip waterfall
After going to Boralanda, you can go to Lover’s Lip waterfall. Lover’s Lip waterfall is a very beautiful waterfall that falls down a rocky slope. To see this waterfall, you have to walk a little distance. But this is really a very beautiful waterfall. This waterfall will make your journey very beautiful.
Eramandu Kale Fall
You will be able to see this waterfall when you pass Ragala and reach a distance of about 4 km from Amherst Junction on Repaha Road. If you come to Nuwara Eliya to visit this waterfall, you will be able to see several other beautiful waterfalls located in this area.
After passing the Ramboda Tunnel, you can see the Ramboda Falls. This waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls located in Nuwara Eliya. This waterfall has three parts. To see the first part, you have to buy a ticket and go up.
You will be able to see Baker’s Falls when you go about 3 km from the main entrance to Horton Plains. The catchment is named after the late Sir Samuel Baker, a famous British explorer and game hunter during the British colonial period. This is really a very beautiful waterfall. This waterfall will add many unforgettable memories to your journey.
Delta Falls is located in the Pussellawa area of Nuwara Eliya. This delta waterfall is about 60 meters high. And this waterfall has six streams. This waterfall is formed by a tributary of Kothmale river. The locals call this waterfall Halboda Falls. But because it is located in the Delta Estate, tourists call this waterfall as Delta Falls. It is said that this is also the place where tea was grown which proved to be a failure in Sri Lanka.
This waterfall is located in the beautiful Pundalu Oya area of Nuwara Eliya. This waterfall is about 330 feet high. This waterfall is located between two tea estates called Dunsinan and Sheen. Therefore, sometimes this waterfall is called Dunsinan Sheen falls.
This Pariyola mountain, which is the 3rd highest mountain in Sri Lanka, is located in the Nuwara Eliya area. This ferry hill is located at a height of 2357 meters from the sea level. Those of you who are going for a walk in Nuwara Eliya can see this pierola mountain in the Horton Plain.
So this is a small note about some of the most beautiful places that you can visit in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. If you are going on a trip to the Nuwara Eliya area, don’t forget to walk in the places mentioned above. A large number of comfortable hotels also have been built in the Nuwara Eliya area where tourists can stay. So if you are coming to Nuwara Eliya area, you can booking hotels and make your journey much easier.
So come and visit beautiful Nuwara Eliya. There are many places to visit. Travel everywhere as much as possible. Because this experience will make your journey very interesting. So let your trip to Nuwara Eliya be a beautiful destination full of interesting experiences!