Nuwara Eliya (Nickname: Little England) is a city in the hill country of the central province Sri Lanka.
Its name means “city on the plain (table land)” or “city of light”. The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya district, with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. It is at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) and is considered to be the most important location for tea production in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is known for its temperate, cool climate – the coolest area in Sri Lanka.
Travelling through winding roads and lush green valleys, and Tea Estates situated on the slopes and banks of the hills, with tiny streams and Water falls and the beautiful misty mountains, even a short walk in Nuwara Eliya town offers its visitors to enjoy its unique climate, an early morning mist and the cold tangy air and its fresh and invigorating atmosphere.