The train journey from Ella to Kandy in the Sri Lanka hill country is famed as being one of the best and most scenic in the world.
Category: Hill Country
The rolling, forest covered peaks, the tea plantations, the wildlife, the echoes of a bygone age…
Kandy to Ella train ‘the best way to experience the magic and mystery of Sri Lanka’s famed Hill Country’
The train journey from Kandy, capital of Sri Lanka’s famed Hill Country, and Ella, a magnet for hikers and adventure travellers, is regularly named by the travel trade as among the best in the world. With good reason. If you want to see the full magic and mystery of our epic landscapes, this is the way to do it.
A rare moment of ‘shocking beauty’ for Gourmet Traveller as the sun sets behind Adam’s Peak in Sri Lanka
A moment of “shocking beauty” as the sun is setting behind Adam’s Peak was a highlight of Gourmet Traveller writer Ruth Ritchie’s recent visit to Sri Lanka. She was hiking above Norwood Tea Estate in the Hill Country “a slow-motion glimpse into a time-warp idyll.”
Sri Lanka famous for its top-quality Ceylon tea—but it all began with coffee, still a favourite start-the-day brew
Ceylon tea is famed for its quality and taste—and familiar to tens of thousands of tourists who visit the tea estates in Sri Lanka every year. The Halifax Herald in Canada reports that “the story of Sri Lankan tea is steeped in history”—but it actually all started with coffee.
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image _builder_version=”3.0.100″ src=”http://zionsix.com/travelblog.pledgeholidays/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/1-Ceylon-Silver-Tip-Tea-1-1.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” force_fullwidth=”off” show_bottom_space=”on” /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_6″][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”5_6″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.100″ background_layout=”light”] Glamour mag Vogue spotlights Sri Lanka’s renowned Hill Country and our famed Ceylon Silver Tips tea Glamour...
Arch Daily, billed as the world’s most visited architectural website, is spotlighting an outstanding villa/boutique hotel overlooking the historic Kandy Lake in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s über-scenic Hill Country is renowned around the world—a wonderland of history, mystery and romance that entrances the spirit and nourishes the soul. No surprise, then, that travel website AWOL—“all about inspiring young Australians to travel the world”—has more than a few very nice things to say about it.
Sri Lanka’s amazing Sigiriya lion-rock fortress is hailed as a new wonder of the world by US-based business media conglomerate Bloomberg in a piece on its luxury Pursuits website.
The magnificent Sigiriya Lion Rock fortress in the Sri Lanka’s central highlands has been named as one of the most beautiful places in Asia by Condé Nast Traveller.
What better way to take in and enjoy all the beauty of Kandy, our historic Hill Country citadel of ancient kings, than by bicycle?