Nuwara Eliya when translated means the "City on the Plains". This is one of the most popular vacation spots in Sri Lanka for its cool temperatures of 10 degree Celsius. This is the coolest points expected in Sri Lanka and its freshness and its hills make it the ideal need for tea. As a blessing to warm yourself in its coolness Nuwara Eliya also harnesses the the country' finest teas. The tea estates are maintained at altitudes of over 6200 feet and is considered the highest of the high-grown tea regions.
Nuwara Eliya is also home to the country's tallest mountain range Pidurutalagala or Mount Pedro. The cool air is always scented with the fragrance of the cypresses that grow plentifully in the city. The crisp cool air of Nuwara Eliya and its natural conditions give rise to teas with a delicate flavour and a refreshing fragrance.
Orange Pekoe is one of the most popular tea that Nuwara Eliya also specializes in. Witness the wiry nature of the large rolled up leaves yourself!
The Tea itself is light in cup with exquisite flavour and aroma.