Developed by Britishers as an exact replica of the British town, Nuwara Eliya produces some of the country’s best tea. With an average temperature of 10 C, Nuwara Eliya provides respite from the hot and humid temperature of the plains. Major tourist attractions are Horton Plains, a National Park where sambhar and leopard are frequent sights and Hakgala Botanical Gardens famous for its collection of roses and the rare fernery. The town is an excellent getaway for trekkers and nature lovers.
Situated in the central hills Adams Peak is known as a holy mountain of Buddhists, Christians and Muslims. The journey to the mountain is enjoyable and exiting. The season falls between December and May. Adamspeak hill climb is the most popular hill climb in Sri Lanka.The Delhousie where the hill climb begins is just one hour drive from Hotel Kelani Pawan