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Things to Do and Places to See in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

About Nuwara Eliya

Nuwaraeliya is a town in central highland in Sri Lanka which is well known for its natural beauty. This town can be used as a base to visit number of unique places in the hill country. From there you can see the mountain “Piduruthalagala” which is considered to be the highest mountain in
Sri lanka.

Important data about the city:

Height from sea level: 1868m
Temperature:    Average high 22 °C  | Average low 7 °C

Attractions in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

  • Lake Gregory
  • Ambewela farm and New Zealand farm
  • Nuwara Eliya golf course
  • Victoria Park
  • Galway’s Land Bird Sanctuary
  • Mountain and forest reserve Piduruthalagala
  • Mountain and forest reserve Kikiliyamana
  • Hakgalla Gardens
  • Seetha Amman Temple - Ramayana Site
  • Horton Plains
    Horton Plains is a national park in Sri Lanka with very rich bio diversity. Most of species found here are endemic to Sri Lanka and some are only found in Horton Plains. This national park accounts for 10000 acres and it is above 2300m above sea level. The Bakers falls also can be found inside the Horton Plains national park. There major rivers Mahaweli, Kelani and Walawe start from this area.

Waterfalls:

Lovers leap:
This falls gets its name following a legend of a price and his lover. The legend says they leaped from this falls to immortalize their love since the price’s father was against the marriage.

St Clares:
St Clares falls is one of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka, 80m high and absolutely stunning creation of nature.

Devon:
This 97 meter high waterfall situated near Thalawakale and named after famous English coffee planter called Devon.

Ramboda falls
Ramboda falls is a 109m tall waterfall with two major slides. It is situated near Pusallawa area above 945m above sea level.

Bakers falls:
Situated inside the “Horton planes”, 20m tall and falls in two slides.

Accommodation: looking for a place to stay in Nuwara Eliya?

Enjoy your stay at Misty Hills - tours and guide/driver/vehicle also available as an additional service on request with your booking.