The mountainous Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka
If you want to know how far the influence of the English governors reached the former Ceylon, you can get this impression in Nuwara Eliya. Here you will find the English-style homes, a real race-course, a rowing lake and a botanical garden called Victoria Park. Indeed this park is named after Queen Victoria! An hour's drive from Nuwara Eliya is the Horton Plains national park. Here you can enjoy a wonderful hike to World's End and Bakers Fall's. If you like nature then visiting Horton Plains is definitely recommended during your Sri Lanka holiday Also think of Bandarawela or Ella, where you can make beautiful walks. Around the village are the tea plantations where the tea pluckers pick the tea leaves from the tea bushes.