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2 days excursion to Little England ( Nuwara Eliya) from Kandy - with unbiased reviews

2 days excursion to Little England ( Nuwara Eliya) from Kandy

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Overview
Nuwara Eliya is the little England you were looking for to have a romantic and gorgeous vacation with your loved ones. Located in the hill country, Nuwara Eliya is undoubtedly the coldest city of the country hence is called ‘the little England’. With the never changing blissful weather, this was a favorite retreat of the British during colonial times and the town is dotted with English country style houses and bungalows. Almost all the picturesque sites in Nuwara Eliya are frequently visited by both local & foreign honeymoon couples. Necessary clothing is recommended to avoid intense cold. When travelling with kids, a visit to the gorgeous Hakgala Botanical gardens & a boat ride at Gregory Lake is recommended. During this two days tour will you will make many memories for lifetime undoubtedly!
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Stop At: Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa Sri Lanka

Ramboda Ella is the 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and located by the Pussellawa. The Ramboda Falls is known for being one of the best waterfalls in up country Sri Lanka that provide surreal natural sceneries of the mountains draped in the evergreen landscape of tea plantations, making it one of the ideal places to capture some amazing shots of the central highlands of Sri Lanka with your camera. Although called the Ramboda Falls, it really is 2 separate waterfalls that have 2 different sources. One cascade is the Puna Falls that has its source from the Puna Oya and the second cascade is called the Dunsinane Falls that has its source from the Pundalu Oya.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Damro Labookellie Tea Centre and Tea garden, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka

The Damro Labookellie Tea Estate is not far from Nuwara Eliya in the hill country of Sri Lanka. Lush green tea plantations as far as the eye can see and one of the oldest tea factories within Sri Lanka. Friendly tea pickers will welcome you as you hike through the mountains.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Gregory Lake, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka

The Gregory Lake, which is located right in the center of the Nuwara Eliya town, has been converted into a sort of Lake Park with many recreational activities. It was created in 1873 by the British era Governor at the time, Sir William Gregory, supposedly for the purpose of providing electricity. The lake is also the landing location of amphibious aircraft belonging to the Sri Lankan Air Taxi service which provides scenic domestic flights in SriLanka. In addition, Colombo can be reached in a very short half hour by using the newly built highway, in case of a visitor needing to return to the capital immediately.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hakgala Botanic Gardens, Badulla Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka

The Garden was first established in 1860 under the curatorship of three Britishers of the same name – William Nock, JK Nocl and JJ Nock. It lies under the Hakgala Peak, between 5000-6000 feet in elevation – the highest set Botanical Gardens in the world. It boasts 100 year old Monetary Cypress trees from California, Japanese Cedars, Himalayan Pines and English Oak. The Botanical Garden is first as a cinchona plantation and then adapted to an experimental garden for the acclimatization of plants from temperate zones in the tropics. Here can be found all the flowers of an English cottage garden in spring and summer, and much else besides – such as the oldest tea-bush in the island, an ornamental pond and quaint summerhouse.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Aadishakti Seeta Amman Temple. (Sita Mata Temple), Seetha Eliya, Sri Lanka

Sri Seethai Amman temple is a unique temple it has been made at the place where Seeta Mata spent her days in the prison of Ravana aprox 5000 years ago. It is also unique in a way that it is one of the very few temples dedicated to Seeta.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Post Office Nuwara Eliya, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka

It is reported that the Nuwara Eliya Post Office which is more than 100 years old is to be closed soon and is to be modified into a holiday bungalow. This Post Office was opened in 1894 and it is recognized as a significant post office among the Urban Post Offices in Sri Lanka, a photograph of this Post Office was used in a stamp which was issued on the World Postal day due to its glory and grandeur. Yet today it is a holiday bungalow and the top floor which was the quarters of the post master is now to be given as guest rooms. However it is reported that the income derived is deposited to the account of the Postal Department..

Duration: 30 minutes
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Important Information
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • All entrance fees
  • Bottled water 1 liter per person
  • Entry/Admission - Damro Labookellie Tea Centre and Tea garden
  • Entry/Admission - Gregory Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Hakgala Botanic Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Post Office Nuwara Eliya
Exclusions
  • Restroom on board
  • WiFi on board
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
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  • Ramboda Waterfall, Damro Labookellie Tea Centre and Tea garden, and 3 more
  • Duration: 2 days
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