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Nuwara Eliya

Listed under Villages in Southern Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka.

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Nestled in Sri Lanka’s hill country, Nuwara Eliya is the highest town in Sri Lanka. Surrounded by mountains and lush, undeveloped valleys, Nuwara Eliya boasts magnificent views, and year-round, the cool, breezy town attracts those looking to escape the rest of the country’s tropical heat.

To help tourists explore the beautiful region, local groups offer horse riding, boating and hiking.

Tours of tea plantations are also popular as Nuwara Eliya is capital of the tea industry in Sri Lanka – one of the world’s largest tea exporters.

Written by  Christine Fisher.

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“The Powers of Observation”

When we arrived in Nuwara Eliya we found a driver to take us into town from the train station. He was full of information about tours, and lodging, and then he mentioned something that really caught my attention. He mentioned that there was a festival/pa… Read more...

Written by  Sherry Ott.

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