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Geography and climate in Nuwara Eliya

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The town of Nuwara Eliya is called a high-mountain resort, it is   located at   1884 meters above sea level at   one of the   highest peaks of the island. In   translation"Nuwara Eliya" means"above the clouds." Indeed, this resort is located on the   territory of the high-mountainous tea region and   is considered one of the  "highest" in the   world. The city is distant from the   capital at   180 kilometers (about three hours drive).

Nuwara Eliya is distinguished by its magnificent nature: mountain landscapes, valleys, meadows, tea plantations   - all this exotic will not   leave indifferent any   tourist.

You can get to the   resort   from   Colombo by   train to   Nanu Oya settlement, and   then by   bus.

Nuwara Eliya time zone: GMT + 5.30 (+ 1.5 hours with   Moscow) .


Nuwara Eliya has a mild favorable climate, the weather here is warm and   in winter and   in summer. The average temperature from   December to   February is +22 ... + 31   ° С, from   June to   August fluctuates in the   region +25 ... + 29   ° С. Due to the mild weather conditions, it was here that the British came to rest from the   heat of the capital. This custom was called the"April season". After the British left, the locals took over.


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