The little England, rest & recuperate centre of the colonial British tea planters and dignitaries on this far flung corner of their empire. The smoking steeples, British Tudor style architecture, misty mountains covered in Tea, and a lake to stroll along feeling like a civil servant of the British Empire.
The best of the aromatic teas come from this region as the climate is close to a temperate zone with temperatures falling well below 12 degrees during December to February having cardigans at hand is advisable. Take a walk through the sprawling acres of Tea estates covering most of your site and marching down on every possible spot on the hills, visit the highest tea estate, Pedro in Nuwara Eliya.
Set in the heart of the “Tea country” hails the modest town of Hatton named after the little village of the same name in United Kingdom, where the colonial planters set up tea estates carpeting the central hills with high grown tea, which became known all over the world as “Ceylon Tea” the best cup that cheers after a hearty breakfast.
One of the favourite places of many a British traveller to Sri Lanka is Castlereigh reservoir & Warleigh Church in Dickoya gifted by Englishman William Scot, find out about your ancestors in this lovely outback location.
The attractive area of HAPUTALE, in Sri Lanka ‘s mountainous terrain and the nearby town of Ella are renowned for their many walks, including Little Adam’s Peak, Ella Rock and the Namunukula Mountain Range.