Located 103 miles away from the busy and chaotic city of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya is a destination that offers a completely different vibe. Everything from the climate, lifestyles, and the building structures here is very different from the rest!
History of Nuwara Eliya
During the British colonial period, a couple of British officers got lost in this unknown city while they were hunting elephants. The British Governor soon decided to discover this destination and call it home.
Nuwara Eliya- today
Today, Nuwara Eliya is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. It’s also called ‘Little England’ because of the strong colonial influences still available to be observed in many aspects.
Sri Lanka is the proud owner of the world’s best tea- Ceylon Tea! Ever since tea was introduced to the country, Nuwara Eliya has been serving as the capital of the tea industry. During your stay at any of the holiday bungalows in Nuwara Eliya the likes of Scottish Planter, you may explore many of the tea plantations and factories located here.
In addition to many amazing waterfalls such as Devon Falls, Laksapana falls and Ramboda Falls, Nuwara Eliya is also home to the world-famous Horton Plains.