Kandy was once the last Sinhalese Kingdom before it fell to the British in 1815. Nestled by a circle of mountains the cool Kandy climate with its lush greenery, picturesque lake, the country's longest river and misty mountains is a destination that is naturally appealing to the visitor. It is also home to the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha which is preserved and protected in the Dalada Maligawa, (The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic)
The Horton Plains
The Horton Plains is is a National Park in the Highlands. It is about 2000m, which brings a cooler climate than in lowlands with it. The average temperature is 16°C. In winter, the nights are so cold that it may even lead to frost.
The Park has an area of 31.6km² and is partially covered by cloud forest, some of wet grassland.
The most famous attraction of the park is "World's End", a steep slope of about 1050m, with a clear view of the possible (in the morning) a view to the sea.
"The Bakers Falls" waterfalls are the second main attraction of the park. They arise from the river "Belihul Oya", a tributary of the "Walawe" and are about 20meters high.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
As part of the Sri Lankan government’s committment to protect the elephant, authorities the Wildlife Conservation effort also run the Pinnawela orphanage situated northwest of the town of Kegalle, There are only a few elephant orphanages in the world. Pinnawela has now become one of the bigger orphanages and is quite well known worldwide. This facility attracts both local and foreign visitors and the income helps to maintain the activities of the orphanage.
Ella & Nanu-Oya
Between Great Western, Radella and Nanu Oya the track hugs the jagged rock face a few meters from where it drops away into the valley below. As the train travels at speed, dancing precariously between hairpin curves at the edge of the valley, a sense of weightlessness and grandeur will envelop you as you suddenly feel like you are on top of the world.
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Nuwara Eliya is a city, in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The town's attractions include the golf course, trout streams, Victoria Park, and boating or fishing on Lake Gregory. Victoria Park is an attractive and well-used oasis.
One of the distinctive features of Nuwara Eliya's countryside is the widespread growing of vegetables, fruit and flowers usually associated with temperate Europe. This "Little England" is covered with terraces growing potatoes, carrots, leeks, and roses, interspersed with tea bushes on the steeper slopes.