After Pick up, Travel to Nuwara Eliya
1. Ceylon Tea Factory
Sri Lanka was formerly known as Ceylon. The humidity, cool temperatures, and rainfall of the central highlands provide a climate that favors the production of high-quality tea. Tea production became one of the main contributors to the economy of Sri Lanka. What many do not know is that Sri Lanka is one of the few countries where each tea leaf is picked by hand rather than by mechanization of modern technology. In general, these tea plants require constant nurturing and attention and the two leaves and a bud, which have the flavor and aroma, are skilfully plucked by mostly women.
2. Spice & Herbal Garden
Sri Lanka is famous for its spices and spices gardens. In order to promote and uplift spice growing and spice gardens of Sri Lanka, a spice council was established with all key industry private and public sector stakeholders. During ancient times, Sri Lanka was also known as Taprobane and was world-renowned for its valuable spices. The Greeks, Romans and the Arabs maintained their links with Sri Lanka through the spice trade. There are some 4,000 different species of plants. The wealth and variety of Sri Lankan spices provided ideal grounds for traditional Ayurveda. Ayurveda is an ancient form of medicine, using natural remedies to achieve physical and mental well-being. Herbs, spices and their natural oils figure prominently in Ayurveda massage and alternative therapies. Sri Lankan spices are used in a range of perfume, soap, and other cosmetics, aromatherapy essential oils and Ayurveda toothpaste based on 24 herbs and spices.
3. Ramboda Waterfall
Ramboda Falls is 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. The waterfall is 109 m (358 ft) high and has an altitude of 945 m (3,100 ft) above sea level. A refreshing dip in the waterfall awaits you.
You may enjoy some time at the waterfall.
4. Gregory Lake
The Gregory Lake is situated in the heart of Nuwara Eliya hill country. It was built by the British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. He authorized the damming of the Thalagala stream, which originates from Mount Pidurutalagala in order to make more land available for the expansion of the Nuwara Eliya town. In 1913 the waters of the lake were directed into a tunnel which flows to a hydropower station at 'Blackpool' between the town and Nanu Oya. The power station continues to supply electricity to the town to this day. This lake was also used for water sports and recreational activities.
Water Activites are available.
Jet Skiing / Paddle Boats / Speed Boats etc.
Return back to Kandy.
If time permits:
The word “Ayurveda” is the combination of two words “ Aayush” and “Veda”. Aayush means life and Veda means knowledge and science. It is the knowledge about the science of life with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent. According to Ayurveda, the technique of panchakarma eliminates toxic elements from the body. Ayurvedic treatment available: Head Massage, Face Massage, Steam Inhalation, Shirodhara, Body Massage, Reflexology (Feet massage), Nasal Treatment, Muscle & Joint Pains Treatment, Steam Bath, etc. Lookout for the 'Approved Spa' and 'Approved Ayurveda Hotels' accredited by the Sri Lanka Tourist Board for authentic quality treatment.