Tagged: Nuwara Eliya

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Hill Country tea estate hotels project a major boost for Sri Lankan ecotourism

A major boost for eco-tourism in Sri Lanka’s famed Hill Country has been announced by Brookside Tea Estate at Kandapola, 10km north-east of the ‘Little England’ town of Nuwara Eliya. This year, Sri Lanka is actively promoting eco-tourism as a perfect way to experience the amazing wealth of bio-diversity, wildlife and natural habitats that our tropical paradise offers.

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The beauty and tranquility of Sri Lanka’s renowned Hill Country revealed

The beauty and serenity of Sri Lanka’s famed Hill Country and Central Highlands are renowned counterpoints to the hustle, bustle and maritime madness of our renowned beaches. Which is why Newspaper, the blog and catchup for high-end techy business types, has focused a travel-section roundup on five of the region’s prime destinations.

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Nuwara Eliya, known as ‘Little England’

The hill station of Nuwara Eliya (City of Light), known as ‘Little England’ since its adoption by colonial British tea planters in the 19th C, is celebrated for its fresh climate and wonderful scenery.