Nuwara Eliya, Tea Plantations and End of the Earth - One Day Tour
Nuwara Eliya is called Sri Lankan Switzerland. Highlands covered with tea plantations, clean air and unforgettable landscapes where you can literally walk above the clouds.
What we will visit during the tour:
- End of Earth and Plain Horton - National Park with the most stunning scenery.
- Tea Plantations and Tea Factory
- Tea Ceremony and Tea Tasting
- It is possible to travel by train along the mountain road (tickets must be reserved in advance)
- Botanical Garden and Lake Gregory
What else you can visit in Nuwara Eliya:
- Numerous waterfalls
- Rafting, Cycling
- Sinharaja Rainforest
- Adam's Peak - holy mountain for christians, hindu and muslims.
Detailed excursion program:
The train from Ella to Nuwara Eliya powers up through Sri Lanka's southern hill country, through the tea plantations, into the clouds and then weaves in and out of the many mountain tunnels as it descends to reach Ella. This is a journey not to be missed!
12:00 Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya, called Little England, was a hill country retreat where the British colonialists could immerse in their pastimes such as fox hunting, deer hunting, elephant hunting, polo, golf and cricket.
It is known for its temperate, cool climate – the coolest area in Sri Lanka.
13:00 Hakgala Botanical Garden
Hakgala Botanical Garden is the second largest garden in Sri Lanka. It is situated on the Nuwara Eliya- Badulla main road, 16 km from Nuwara Eliya. The garden has a cool temperate climate because of altitude is 5,400 feet above the sea level.
14:00 Lake Gregory
Lake Gregory is a reservoir in heart of the tea country hill city, Nuwara Eliya.It was constructed during the period of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. This lake is popular with tourists who enjoy strolling the footpaths, taking out a swan-shaped pedal boat or trotting around on a pony .
15:00 Tea Plantation and Tea Factory
Tea Plantation and Tea Factory
We will visit a tea plantation and a factory where we can see how it is assembled and produced, and even we can taste the legendary, universally recognized Best Ceylon Tea in the World.
16:00 The World's End and the Horton Plains
The World's End and the Horton Plains
One of the most beautiful World Heritage Sites in the world is definitely the Horton Plains National Park in Sri Lanka. The star attraction of this national park is the World’s End, which is where the plateau of the park comes to a sudden end and has a deep plunge of over 800 meters. On clear days, you can see Adam’s Peak from the World’s End.
We organise PRIVATE TOURS. This is the price per car.
For a group of 1-3 people . 4 seater car
From Kandy - 120 usd
From Colombo and Negombo - 195 usd
From Bentota and Kalutara - 225 usd
From Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna - 225 usd
From Mirissa, Weligama - 250 usd
From Tangalle - 295 usd
For a group of 4-8 people . Minibus.
From Kandy - 175 usd
From Colombo and Negombo - 225 usd
From Bentota and Kalutara - 255 usd
From Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna - 295 usd
From Mirissa, Weligama - 305 usd
From Tangalle - 335 usd
* To clarify the cost from other locations, write or call us.
What is included. Entrance tickets
Included in the price:
an all-day excursion
comfortable car with air conditioning
gasoline, parking, toll roads