Nuwara Eliya History
The Nuwara Eliya town, was planned by the British, in keeping with the patterns of their own mother land and declared it as a town in the year 1828.
Aftermath of the Uva Wellassa Battle. The British stabilized themselves at Kothmale.While on their habitual hunting sprees they set foot on Nuwara Eliya known as Patan which was barren and had black soil, treated them with the familiar cool English climate. This natural enrichment propelled them to commence the tea industry.
Seasons in Nuwara Eliya
Most popular season is from March to May and August to September when people flock to Nuwara Eliya in search of a cool climate and fun. During the season many fast food stalls line the streets, women strut along the streets fashionably dressed, and many fun events are organized by the authorities to suit all ages and groups.Read More
Important Numbers in Nuwara Eliya
Includes: Police Station, Post Office, General Hospital, Railways Department, Municipal Council, Ceylon Electricity Board, Red Cross Society and Fire BrigadeRead More
How to Reach Nuwara Eliya
Take the Colombo /Badulla train Udarata Menike, where the train winds itself through hills and valleys and tunnels and enjoy the beautiful scenery with water falls cascading. By Road via Hatton and Thalawakele or from Badulla via Welimada and Bandarawela to Nuwara Eliya. Many roads originating from all over the island are linked to each other, so that you can reach Nuwara Eliya through any of these networks.Read More