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With mountains rising 2500m above sea level, breath-taking views of tea plantations, home to many miraculous waterfalls, Knuckles conservation forest and Hortain Plains national park, central highlights of Sri Lanka is renowned as a popular tourist destination.

Tea plantations
Sri Lankan tea is now famous across the world. That is why visiting a tea estate, staying in a converted tea planter's cottage, or merely sipping a cup of tea in a local tea shop is one of the great pleasures you will encounter when travelling in Sri Lanka. Nuwaraeliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country, producing a significant share of the world's best tea.
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Ella City Tour
Ella is only a small village located high in the mountains. Most visitors to Ella are sure to spend a couple of days there. The other nice thing about Ella is the climate. Hot during the day and nice and cool at night. When you visit Ella, you can also visit the following: Bambaragala Peak Ella Rock Little Adam's Peak Ravana Ella Falls Nine Arches Bridge, Demodara
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Horton Plains
Horton Plains national park is situated in the Nuwaraeliya district of the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It is positioned in the central highlands, 1500m-2524m above sea level. Around 188 varieties of plant species have been identified at Horton plains, of which 63 are endemic to Sri Lanka. Though the lowland rain forests have much higher multifariousness of floral varieties, Horton plains is unique due to the scarcity of its ecosystem. The forest area of Horton plains has around 57 tree species belonging to 31 families. There are some 101 flowering plant species in these high altitudes, out of which 14 are endemic to Sri Lanka. Overall, there are about 188 plant species, fish species, 14 amphibian species, 64 bird species and 19 mammal species at Horton plains. This is a popular tourist destination, with 'World's End' as its key attraction. 'World's End' is a cliff with an 870m (2854 ft.) drop. You will also find the Baker's Falls, which is a waterfall formed by Belihul Oya (a tributary of the Walawe river). This waterfall was named after Sir Sauel Baker, a hunter and explorer who attempted to establish a European agriculture settlement in Nuwaraeliya.
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Ella Gap
Overlooking the breathtaking views of famous Ella Gap, Ella Rock, Mini Adams Peek, and Little Rawana Waterfall, this small family owned getaway gives you the pure pleasure of your vacation in the Hill Country Sri Lanka. Amidst mountains swathed in mist, this homely stay is the ideal retreat for those in search of serenity after a fine days adventure in Ella.
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