Demodara Loop

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The British rulers designed and constructed Demodara railway track by circling round a small hill and going through a tunnel below the station. The station is on the top of the hill just above the tunnel. According to legend, the shape of this railway lines has been derived from...

Dunhinda Falls

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Dunhinda Falls is a waterfall located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from Badulla town in Sri Lanka.The Dunhinda Falls is one of Sri Lanka’s most beautiful waterfalls.The waterfall, which is 210 feet (64 m) high gets its name from the smoky dew drops spray, (Dun in sinhala...

Vedda People

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Veddas are an indigenous people of Sri Lanka. They, amongst other self-identified native communities such as Coast Veddas and Anuradhapura Veddas, are accorded indigenous status. According to the genesis chronicle of the majority Sinhala people, the Mahavamsa (“Great...

Nuwara Eliya

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Nuwara Eliya is a city, in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The city name meaning is “city on the plain (table land)” or “city of light”. The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya District, with a picturesque landscape and...

Nanu Oya

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Nanu Oya is a village in Sri Lanka, named after the Nanu Oya River. It is located within Central Province. It has a train station of Sri Lanka’s railway main line, connected with the next town Nuwara Eliya in a distance of 8 km.

Horton Plains

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Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 metres (6,900–7,500 ft) is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the...

Ohiya

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Ohiya is a rural village located in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. It is much closer to the Horton Plains National Park. The picturesque Colombo -Badulla Railyway runs through Ohiya. Ohiya is in the Welimada Divisional Secretariat Division and the Grama Niladhari...

Bambarakanda Falls

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Bambarakanda Falls is the tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka. With a height of 263 m (863 ft), it ranks as the 299th highest waterfall in the world. Situated in Kalupahana in the Badulla District, this waterfall is 5km away from the A4 Highway. The waterfall was formed by Kuda Oya,...

Lipton’s Seat

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Near the Dambatenne tea factory, the Lipton’s Seat lookout rivals the views from World’s End (and it’s free). The Scottish tea baron Sir Thomas Lipton used to survey his burgeoning empire from here. Take the signed narrow paved road from the tea factory and climb about 7km...

Haputale

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Haputale is a town of Badulla District in the Uva Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council.The elevation is 1431 m (4695 ft) above the sea level. The area has a rich bio-diversity dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Haputale is surrounded by hills covered...

Ella

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Ella is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. It is approximately 200 kilometers east of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 1,041 meters (3,415 ft) above the sea level. The area has a rich bio-diversity dense with...