9 Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya
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Nuwara Eliya is one of its most beautiful cities in Sri Lanka. If you are a person who loves to visit hilly areas with a cool and monsoon-like pleasant climate, then this place is absolutely for you. This city has a mixture of communities such as Sri Lankan Tamils and Indian Tamils by which you also get the chance to know more about different cultures, lifestyles, and many more things about them. The higher you climb the hills seem to increase their intensity. The colorful vibes will leave you in a mesmerizing state from where you will wish to not come out. Away from a busy environment, you will get to see small markets, stalls, and a lot more with the pleasant weather at high altitude adds five stars to it. Want to know which activities are the right ones for you? Well, we have collated a list of best things to do in Nuwara Eliya and the best places to visit in Nuwara Eliya to create that unforgettable experience for you.

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Victoria Park

– One Of The Best Places To Visit In Nuwara Eliya

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya - Victoria Park

Victoria Park is surely one of its kind of paradise! Located in the center of Nuwara Eliya city. The place is so huge to explore with its kinds of features like lots of greenery, flowerbeds, topiary, a place for outdoor play, Train rides, boat rides, and a lot more. If you are planning a tour with your kids around, then this is the place where you can take them to. A special corner for kids is built in the park which not only kids but adults will also enjoy. It’s like a whole new experience for green lovers with additional features added. The maintenance is very remarkable. This is surely one must time visit place.

Nuwara Eliya Restaurants

– One Of The Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya - Indian Summer Restaurant Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya’s trip is incomplete without great food. Here is a list of some awesome restaurants that will enhance your tour experience, and those are, Themparadu, Indian Summer Restaurant Nuwara Eliya, Salmiya Italian Restaurant, Hela Bojun Hala, and Grand Indian. These restaurants provide both Indian and Sri Lankan cuisines for perfect dining. Based on your taste preference you can choose anyone you find best and enjoy your meals with your family, friends, or partners.

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Ramboda Falls

– One Of The Best Places To Visit In Nuwara Eliya

Ramboda falls is the 11th highest waterfalls in Sri Lanka. You have to pay little to enter the falls and to reach the top view of the falls there are staircase built or you can say to watch the falls a viewpoint is there, from where the view from the top is BREATHTAKING.

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya - Ramboda Falls

Near falls many tourists plan their stay because Ramboda Falls Hotel is very close to the Ramboda falls plus the experience you’ll get is so spell bounding. It’s great to visit before the afternoon because after that it seems to be a little crowded. But sunsets are something which can not be left without seeing.

Gregory Lake

– One Of The Best Places To Visit In Nuwara Eliya

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya - Gregory Lake

A reservoir situated in the heart of hill city is known to be the best lake because of the hilly area, it is surrounded with. The climate adds more points, one can sit back and relax while taking a great climate experience. There is a garden and if you like boating, then this place surely has great memories to offer you. The main purpose of this place is to provide electricity and is known as Lake Park. You’ll surely not hesitate to have a visit to this place, once you get in there you will not feel like coming out of there.

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Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

– One Of The Best Places To Visit In Nuwara Eliya

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya - Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

Are you a golf person? If yes, this is one of the great places to have a visit. This golf club is known to be the oldest in Sri Lanka. Some resorts have been built near the course where you can dine and can take a wonderful experience of golfing with your family. So have a visit with your loved ones, do relax, chill, play golf, enjoy lovely weather and whatnot. This is a fantastic place to have a visit.

St. Clairs Falls

– One Of The Best Places To Visit In Nuwara Eliya

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya - St. Clairs Falls

St. Clairs Falls is widely known as ‘’Little Niagara of Sri Lanka’’, it is one of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka. This place has been the most of the tourist attention. There is a viewing point too from where you can capture the image of this beautiful waterfall, as well as restaurants, are built up around the point which will enhance your experience while having the amazing view. This is one of the gorgeous creations of nature. The falls are worth giving time to and will be loved by the person you will go with.

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Nuwara Eliya Post Office

– One Of The Best Places To Visit In Nuwara Eliya

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya - Nuwara Eliya Post Office

One of the iconic post offices of Sri Lanka, it is known to be historical and the oldest post office build-up by the British in 1894. This place is very famous among tourists because of its colonial-era design. When you go there you will feel like you have traveled back in time in the British era, the architecture, ambiance, and environment will leave with the feeling to explore more about the place. This place is very well maintained and you will absolutely like this active post office.

Damro Tea Lounge

– One Of The Best Places To Visit In Nuwara Eliya

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya - Damro Tea Lounge

If you are a tea person then this place is surely for you. A greatly maintained and wonderful place still attracts many tourists around the globe. If you are planning to visit this place, people there will take you on a small tour around the tea plantation (factory), they’ll show how tea is extracted, different types of tea and a lot more stuff. After visiting the plantation many tourists take a sip of the fresh tea from the side tea shop, have small meals, and sync themselves with the wonderful weather of the hills.

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Moon Plains

– One Of The Best Places To Visit In Nuwara Eliya

Best Things To Do In Nuwara Eliya - Moon Plains

Moon plains are amazing tourists’ interests. The fantastic surrounding view leaves you astonished, you can see most of the highest mountains of Sri Lanka from there. To reach the top you have to take a safari jeep at a decent fee. It is said to be house to many wildlife animals due to which this place offers a mix of all sorts of experience. From greenery and wildlife to mountain views this place is everything you need to explore and experience. The sunrise and sunset are again something to make your trip even more cherishing.

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