Glendower Hotel

5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nuwara Eliya

Mountain tops and tea plantations

A travel blog entry by outbounders


... plants.

Ella is the highest elevated city in Sri Lanka (1,000 meters) and the drastic elevation change creates a diverse landscape that is lush and vividly striking. Alex and I found ourselves in a picturesque town, offering very little other than a chance to trek the surrounding region, a refreshing change from the southern tourist-clad beaches.

Ella is an outdoor playground ...

Sri Lanka - Nuwara Eliya

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... we wanted to enjoy the views as well as to take some cool pictures.

From the World“s End you can look down a cliff 870 m in height and on a clear day one can see all the way to the sea. Tea estates and the river may be also seen. World“s End is a perfect place to understand the nature of the cloud forest. Clouds form when hot air from the lowlands created by daily heating rises and condenses by cooling at high altitudes. By the way, Horton Plains National Park contains ...

Kirigalpotta - Kings of the Night Mail

A travel blog entry by ceylontripper


... way back. While we were lucky to see the beautiful bloom of Nelu flowers in perfect weather conditions, it also brought about an inherent risk that we didn’t account for – Honey bees.

While on our way up, we did hear the ominous buzz of bees that were collecting pollen from the newly

bloomed Nelu flowers. At times the buzz grew louder and I was feeling a little uneasy all throughout. But we figured that if we walked silently and made no sudden ...

Back in the Mountains

A travel blog entry by lifeisawesome


... visit this town. Myself and Amit were the only westerners in town and I suspect the town doesnt get many tourists. However the marketplaces and the Kataragama Devale is worth visiting, just for its setting in this beautiful landscape. The town has its own bootleg alley, you can get a "cucci" handbag for about £5.

Getting to the Dunhinda falls is relatively painful, just ask at the buse station for the bus that goes past the fallls. It costs 20 rupees to get to ...

Today we took a train...the end!

A travel blog entry by lauralamble


... the hills, and we were not disappointed. Once we were out of the hustle and bustle of Kandy and the surrounding suburbs, we were treated to a view of tea plantations, rice paddys and beautiful waterfalls, I have attached a couple of photos, but they really don't do it justice). In fact we had plenty of time to admire these views because the train seemed to be travelling very slowly, and occasionally it slipped backwards down the hill! As ...

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This hotel, located on 5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, is near Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Nuwara Elia and Tea Country, and Buduruwagala.
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