Outdoor Escapades and Thrilling Activities for Couples in Nuwara Eliya - Where love and adventure collide  | My Romantic Travel

Outdoor Escapades and Thrilling Activities for Couples in Nuwara Eliya – Where love and adventure collide 

Considered the heart of the hill country, Nuwara Eliya is nestled at the foot of the mountain. Referred fondly as ‘Mini England,’ its cool climate, lush green valleys, and mountainous terrain give Nuwara Eliya the perfect set-up to produce the world’s best Ceylon tea.

For the outdoorsy lovers! 

Nuwara Eliya offers an exciting blend of activities for outdoorsy couples who enjoy adventure. Couples can walk hand in hand through tea plantations, take adventure hikes, go on romantic boat rides, chase waterfalls, or even learn the process of making tea.

The ‘Tea’ Experience

Sri Lanka is one of the top tea-producing countries in the world. The majority of tea in the country is grown in Nuwara Eliya. So take advantage of a chance to visit a tea plantation and hop into a factory to learn the complex process of making Ceylon tea. Enjoy a cup of tea and sometimes a small snack at the end of the tour. On the plantation, you can learn how to pick the tea leaves while carrying a cane basket!

Chase waterfalls hand in hand

Lover’s leap Waterfall in Nuwara Eliya | Image by DaemonX via Wikimedia Commons,CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED

Nuwara Eliya is blessed with the most scintillating waterfalls. Here is a list of waterfalls near Nuwara Eliya that you can visit. Lover’s Leap is one in Nuwara Eliya, known for its romantic folklore. As a popular tourist location in Sri Lanka, there are plenty of places to visit in Nuwara Eliya. You can also find comfortable accommodation and the city’s best views at Araliya Red.

– Lover’s Leap
– St. Claire’s Waterfall
– Glenn Waterfall
– Devon Waterfall
– Baker’s Waterfall

Hike to Horton Plains

The hike to Horton Plains and World’s End begins in Nuwara Eliya. It’s a long hike but a picturesque one ideal for couples. The Horton Plains comprise a highland plateau, which is beautiful, quiet, and excellent for trekking. The Plains rise to 2000m high and are covered with wild grass interspersed with thick forestry, waterfalls, and rocks. The World’s End is the famous escarpment at the Plains, a fall from which will leave you 900 meters below. The view from here is magnificent.