Thursday, April 21, 2011
127 miles from Colombo and 8 miles from Bandarawela, on the leward side of the central mountains. The view from Ella Gap is one of the most spectacular scenic sights in Sri Lanka - he landscape falls away in a dizzy drop of 3320 ft,to the Eastern plains and the distant sea. This charming view extends for more than 60 miles, till in the dim distance as far as Hambanthota on the Southern coast.Tea growing area fine cool dry climate. the Climate of Ella competes with Scenery.
Monday, April 11, 2011
112 miles from Colombo --4690 ft.above sea level.Also accessible by scenic rail road.Site of spectacular mountain pass, commanding panoramic view accross mountain and Uwa downs.Haputhale is famed for its salubrious climate and its panoramic views.The view from Haputale pass at 4500 feet is claimed by many to be one of the most magnificent in the world. Range upon range of wild mountains and valleys with the pidurutalagala range dominating the view stretch for miles as far as eye can see. on the other side of the ridge the eye travels to the Indian Ocean. Haputale is a typical tea garden famous for it's breath taking views. Heart of Sri Lanka's high grown tea country.Cool pleasant climate.Misty during wet season.Market gardening,especially vegetables
Friday, April 1, 2011
77 miles from Colombo in the central mountain region. also accessible by scenic mountain rail way. Mean elevation 4000 ft.above sea level. cool pleasant climate and picturesque landscape.Heart of sri Lanka's high grown tea industry - a visit to an estate to see tea production should not be missed.
Two picturesque water falls in close Proximity at Talawakele -Devon(281 ft) and St. Clair(241 ft) Also Tea Research Institute at St.Coomb's Talawakelle where extensive research into tea growing and production is conducted.