Train journeys in Sri Lanka were some of our favourite from our travels in Asia. We stayed in Kandy (500m) for a few days then took the train up through the Sri Lankan hill country to Nuwara Eliya (1,868m): THE CITY OF KANDY Kandy is the geographical, cultural and religious heart of Sri Lanka and the last stronghold of the Sinhalese …Continue reading
Sri Lanka's hill country comprises of some of the most scenic areas in the entire world. Witness the most breathtakingly panoramic scenery across salubrious highlands capped with misty mountains and cascading waterfalls and the green rolling velvety carpets of tea estates with their pleasant cool climates making it an ideal setting for a tranquil peaceful holiday while sipping a hot cuppa tea being as far away as possible to the bustling city lives. However, it won't be any less attractive to the arduous adventure seekers offering opportunities ranging from hiking, trekking, mountaineering, mountain biking and even white-water rafting.
Places in Hill CountryFind More
The train journey from Nuwara Eliya to Ella was one of our favourite ever train rides on our travels, rivalling our experience with the Trans Siberian railway. A beautiful Sri Lankan train journey through the clouds and through many mountain tunnels NUWARE ELIYA: WELCOME TO ‘LITTLE ENGLAND’ Our journey began at Nuwara Eliya, a city at the heart of Sri …Continue reading
On our 10-city, 8-day adventure through Sri Lanka, we were able to spend a full day in Kandy, exploring a few of the pursuits the scenic city has to offer (video of our day above!). Since we had already done a fair bit of traveling before arriving in Kandy, we enjoyed a relaxing day strolling through the marvelous city’s center. …Continue reading