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Visit Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

At 2,000 metres above sea level, the 19th century colonial hill station of Nuwara Eliya was a favourite retreat of the British, who were drawn by the climate, and to this day it retains a colonial ambiance with its golf course, gentlemen’s clubs and mock-Tudor buildings.

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

At 2,000 metres above sea level, the 19th century colonial hill station of Nuwara Eliya was a favourite retreat of the British, who were drawn by the climate, and to this day it retains a colonial ambiance with its golf course, gentlemen’s clubs and mock-Tudor buildings.

Train from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya

One of the best ways to reach Nuwara Eliya is by train from Kandy: the first-class observation car gives stunning views of the surrounding tea plantations, waterfalls and dramatic mountain scenery.

Audley Travel specialist Georgia

Speak to someone who's been there

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Sri Lanka specialists on 01993 838 335

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Audley specialist Ellie

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Sri Lanka specialists on 01993 838 335

Suggested itineraries featuring Nuwara Eliya

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Accommodation choices for Nuwara Eliya

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