Nuwara Eliya

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Nuwara Eliya, often referred to as the ‘Strawberry Capital’ of Sri Lanka, two of the most popular strawberry fields in Ambewela and Ragala. These locations are famous for their picturesque plantation walks or tractor trips, offering visitors the chance to admire the mountains and valleys while savoring freshly picked strawberries and locally produced goods infused with the delicious fruit.

Nuwara Eliya is surrounded by beautiful waterfalls, including Lover’s Leap Falls, Bomburu Ella Falls, St. Clair’s Falls, and Devon Falls. It also serves as the starting point for visits to Horton Plains National Park. The name ‘Nuwara Eliya’ translates to ‘city on the plain (table land)’ or ‘city of light.’ Situated at an altitude of 1,868 meters (6,128 feet) in the central highlands, it holds a significant role in Sri Lanka’s tea production industry.

The town is hidden under the watchful gaze of Pidurutalagala, the highest mountain in Sri Lanka. Historically known as ‘Little England,’ Nuwara Eliya was a hill country back when British colonialists could take part in leisure activities like fox hunting, deer hunting, elephant hunting, polo, golf, and cricket. For nature lovers, Nuwara Eliya is a scenic countryside destination. Delux Holidays is here to make your holiday to Nuwara Eliya exceptional! Contact Tour Operator to Sri Lanka – Delux Holidays to visit Nuwara Eliya.


The best time to visit Nuwara Eliya is from February to April. As it is a hill station, Nuwara Eliya experiences moderate weather all year long.

Nuwara Eliya, nicknamed the “Little England” of Sri Lanka for its chilly weather and colonial-style homes, is a city in the misty hills of central Sri Lanka at an elevation of 1,868 meters. Nuwara Eliya’s European-style environment is a result of the city once being a retreat for colonial planters and high society.

Nuwara Eliya is mostly famous for the tea production in Sri Lanka. In addition to the tea plantations, the town’s other top attractions are the Sita Temple, Gregory Lake, and Horton Plains National Park.

Trains are available. Buses are the next affordable option to Nuwara Eliya. A cab or taxi will work better if you are with family or in a group.

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