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Nuwara Elia and Tea Country

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Nuwara Eliya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Historic Walking Areas
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Waikkal, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I like watch mountain but I dislike cold .we are enjoyed very much. two days we watch Nuwara eliya.we are buy tea packets in mackwood tea factory.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Lots of different tea factories to go and learn how tea is grown, dried and changed for different strengths of tea. Free tea after tea tour with beautiful views and of course boutique that sells 100% Ceylon tea. Cool area, need layers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I always love this place and always want to be. The green mountains covered is a sight that you cannot get away from.

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Lahore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We traveled by bus but next time we would like to hire a car so that we can stop at the many many many cute tea factories/ stops/ plantations on the way. Every few seconds there was a sight that was to die for and we were on the bus so we could just look at it longingly...

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

You can drink black tea and milk tea. They are both good taste. And also can buy some for gifts. It is not expensive.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We visited here as part of a 2 week trip in Sri Lanka. This part is so different to other areas, cooler, mountainous and stunning! Honestly is the best tea i have ever tasted too!

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Rajasthan, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Just the winding route along the tea plantations is worth seeing. Then, when even the pickers are seen in their colorful saris, the picture is even more beautiful. And I do not want to diminish the hard work the women do not appreciate or value. You kan not imagine how the weather changed and the temperature. In Nuwara Eliya it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Picturesque and very different from other parts of Sri Lanka - we felt like we were in a tea-growing version of the Lake District! But the altitude means much cooler temperatures and more rain showers, so come prepared (socks and a warm jacket as a minimum).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a must see place in Sri Lanka, the scenery is stunning. We were going to take the train from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya but ended up going with our driver. This enabled us to stop numerous times to enjoy the views and waterfalls and tour a tea factory. Well worth the drive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great getaway from the noise and pollution of Colombo. Freshest vegetables you'll ever have. Cold weather, so dress accordingly.

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