Alluring Things to Do in Nuwara Eliya – Explore the Heart of Sri Lanka


Nuwara Eliya is affectionately known as “Little England”, mainly due to its chilly climate and neatly manicured gardens. Here are some of the most alluring things to do in this charming city.

Tea Tasting

A visit to Sri Lanka is quite not complete without savouring the delicious flavours and captivating aromas of Ceylon tea. Nuwara Eliya is known for its many tea estates where one can have a complete tour of the production of tea leaves. A tea tasting ritual is not to be missed while holidaying in this picturesque city in the hill country.

Take a Refreshing Boat Ride

While you’re holidaying in Nuwara Eliya at some of the best hotels in Sri Lanka, don’t forget to sign up for a boat ride in Gregory Lake. You can hire your own rowing boat, a water scooter, or even a swan paddle boat to discover this scenic lake.

Chase Water Falls

The most captivating sceneries in Nuwara Eliya include waterfalls. Be it St Clairs Fall, Devon Falls, or the Lovers Leap Waterfall, visiting these natural marvels will add a sense of adventure and you’ll be captivated beyond words by their ethereal beauty.

Smell the Flowers

Nature lovers will have the time of their lives at Hakgala Botanical Gardens. It is the second-largest botanical garden in Sri Lanka. You’ll be able to come across some rare species of flowers that are easily grown here as a result of the low temperatures.