The train journey from Kandy, capital of Sri Lanka’s famed Hill Country, and Ella, a magnet for hikers and adventure travellers, is regularly named by the travel trade as among the best in the world. With good reason. If you want to see the full magic and mystery of our epic landscapes, this is the way to do it.
A moment of “shocking beauty” as the sun is setting behind Adam’s Peak was a highlight of Gourmet Traveller writer Ruth Ritchie’s recent visit to Sri Lanka. She was hiking above Norwood Tea Estate in the Hill Country “a slow-motion glimpse into a time-warp idyll.”
Ceylon tea is famed for its quality and taste—and familiar to tens of thousands of tourists who visit the tea estates in Sri Lanka every year. The Halifax Herald in Canada reports that “the story of Sri Lankan tea is steeped in history”—but it actually all started with coffee.
Arch Daily, billed as the world’s most visited architectural website, is spotlighting an outstanding villa/boutique hotel overlooking the historic Kandy Lake in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s über-scenic Hill Country is renowned around the world—a wonderland of history, mystery and romance that entrances the spirit and nourishes the soul. No surprise, then, that travel website AWOL—“all about inspiring young Australians to travel the world”—has more than a few very nice things to say about it.