Nuwara Eliya


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Nuwara Eliya

(no͝ov`ərə ā`lĭyə, no͞orā`lēə), town (1990 est. pop. 26,000), S Sri Lanka. A hill resort (alt. 6,194 ft/1,889 m) and health center in a tea-growing area, it was first settled in 1827 by the British. According to legend, Sita, the wife of Rama, hero of the Sanskrit epic Ramayana, was imprisoned near Nuwara Eliya.
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Beginning with a train ride from Colombo to Kandy, located in the heart of the hill country, the tour then takes riders to Nuwara Eliya, with its fields of tea, and on to the 'World's End' at the Horton Plains, so-called for its incredible views.
Some must-see places are Jaffna, Nuwara Eliya, Galle, Negombo, Yala and Pasikudah," he said.
The Nuwara Eliya hill resort 1800 meters above sea level, has a scenic location among high mountain ranges and prime tea plantations.
National Building Research Organization (NBRO) officials requested people to be alert to the possibility of landslides and cut slope failures in Matale, Kandy, Badulla and Nuwara Eliya.
They come from Dimbulla, in the Western Highlands, the best seasonal quality being picked from January to March; Nuwara Eliya, in the Central Highlands, with the seasonal quality period from January to April; Uva, in the Eastern Highlands, with the best seasonal quality harvested from May to July and Uda Pussellawa, a small region in the Eastern Mountains, on a plateau sheltered by high peaks, with seasonal quality from January to March.
The highlights of Sri Lanka tour with Virgin Holidays Worldwide Journeys, including return flights from London Heathrow to Sri Lanka via Dubai, accommodation and sightseeing encompassing Habarana, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Minneriya, Habarana, Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Yala National Park, Tangalle and Colombo.
Departing on January 18, the tour starts in Colombo and takes in Sigiriya and its famous rock fortress, Kandy's temples, elephant orphanage and the tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya.
Moving on to Nuwara Eliya, he will visit a tea estate and a school for children with disabilities.
I managed to check out Colombo, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya and visit nearly 15 different places in two days in Sri Lanka," says Alvares.
Nuwara Eliya and Yala are two new additions that we have recently added.
In the heart of Sri Lanka, the rolling hills of the tea plantations in Nuwara Eliya are dotted with waterfalls, and at the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, elephants bask in the sun and bathe in the river.
Kensington Tours Kensington Tours is offering a private guided tour of Sri Lanka, with stops at Colombo Negombo, Sigiriya, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Mirissa, Anuradhapura and Induruwa.