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Nuwara Eliya visit is best thing to do while you are in Sri Lanka on your Holidays. This is one of the coolest place in Sri Lanka located in the mountainous region. It is a land for tea growing and tea production along with full of vegetable farm lands. People used to call it as "Little England" for its climate and type of British era buildings still it posses. This is one of the top tour destinations in in this country. Lot of hotels are available here along with holiday homes, Bungalows, Hostels and camping sites. Nuwera Eliya used to celebrate its Holiday season during the month of April. In April lot of locals used to come and stay here to escape the heat wave season among the low lands and coastal areas. Lot of fun filled events, activities used to take place during the summer festival time. During this season horse racing (Nuwara Eliya Racecourse), Golf tournaments (Nuwara Eliya Golf Club), flower exhibition, pony races, go cart races and auto rally used to take place here.
Don't miss to visit the local post office which is still looking with its charming look as an English post office. There are places for trekking, jogging and walking. Don't miss the Gregory lake area. Lake Gregory offers you fun boat ride, speed jet ride and on the banks you can get pony rides too. You can visit nearby Tea Estates and can view in their factory, how they make those green leaves in to aromatic dark tea.
Nuwara Eliya Festival 2023.
Nuwara Eliya Summer Festival is already started in the first quarter of this year 2023. The celebrations will last for around a month. Lot of fun activities and sports events are taking place this season. Large number of people are visiting Nuwara Eliya to escape from burning sun in other parts of Sri Lanka. Many tour operators are bringing lot of foreign tourist over there during the festival days.. This is not like Rio de Janeiro Carnival but is a cool and peaceful events filled one. So now prepare yourself to visit yhre for the festival.
As per Nuwara Eliya Municipal Council announcement,
Opening Ceremony, Horse Race, Mahagastota Speed Hill Climb, Tennis Tournament, Softball Tournament, Carnival, Super Moto, Sports Meet, Flower Show, Badminton Championship, Table Tennis and Parades are expected to take place.
Average Temperature: 9.0 - 22.0 C
Postal code: 22200
Area code: 052
Railway Station close by: Nanu Oya (8 km).
Air taxi - Lake Gregory to Colombo.
Bus. Colombo to Nuwera Eliya
Distance: Colombo to Nuwara Eliya 160 Km.
St Andrew's Hotel
Town Post Office.
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