Nuwara Eliya (pronounced, as one word, something like “Nuwara Eliya”) was established by the British in the nineteenth century, and the town is often touted as Sri Lanka as a “Little England”, a quaint Victorian relic complete with municipal park, golf course, boating lake, a trio of fine old colonial hotels and frequent, very British, showers of rain.
Parts of Nuwara Eliya still live up to the hype, with a medley of doughty British-era landmarks whose misplaced architecture — from jaunty seaside kitsch to solemn faux-Tudor – lend some corners of the town an oddly English (or perhaps Scottish) air, like a crazily transplanted fragment of Brighton or Balmorals.
This tour – Mainly Starting from the Colombo, Negombo or Aiport and the southern province
Pick from Colombo @ 6.00 am
Drop to Colombo Forte train station @ 7.00 pm
Colombo to Kandy by train (this part will totally depend on your early tour confirmation and train seat(railways) availability)
Pick up at the Kandy train station
Brief Kandy city visit – just to see main landmarks
Drive for Nuwara Eliya
Ramboda waterfalls visit
Tea factory visit
Nuwara Eliya city sightseeing
Devon and St. Clare waterfalls
And drive back to Colombo Expected return time 11 pm
Sri Lanka’s dynamic capital, COLOMBO, seems totally out of proportion with the rest of the country, stretching for 50km along the island’s western seaboard in a long and formless urban struggle which is now home to around three million people. […]
Genuine Lanka Holiday & Tours PVT (LTD)
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