One of the most scenic regions of the country, these verdant rolling hills, soaring peaks, dramatic ravines and lush green tea estates are home to the attractive villages of Nuwara Eliya and Hatton. With brick and stone-built houses, rose gardens and beautiful lawns, the villages in many ways have still retained their old colonial style. The region is also home to Adam’s Peak, one of Sri Lanka’s most significant landmarks. The holy mountain, at more than 2,130 metres, offers spectacular trekking and walking opportunities.
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Located in the middle of tea-growing country. Nuwara Eliya, meaning ‘City of Light’, is Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort and in many ways resembles a 'small English village'. With brick and stone-built houses, rose gardens and perfect lawns, Nuwara Eliya is also one of Sri Lanka’s main market gardening centres
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"Sri Lanka is a most beautiful Island and there is so much to see. To me, highlights were the elephant orphanage, the tea plantations and the safari but I did also enjoy visiting the temples and learning the culture."