Tour in the Hills – Exploring Sri Lanka’s Beautiful Hill-Country

A nation with a rich heritage and a tradition of warm hospitality is Sri Lanka. Also known as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, the island of Sri Lanka is home to a wide range of attractions, golden sandy beaches and a rich eco-system, making it a great tourist destination. A great way to discover the many features of Sri Lanka by planning a tour with Aitken Spence Travels; one of the most reputed Sri Lanka tour operators.

Sri Lanka central regions are known as the Central Highlands, or colloquially, the Hill Country. The hills country of Sri Lanka is known for its amazing beauty, as this region has many mountain ranges with lush forests on its slopes, many beautiful plantation estates, and a host of cultural and historical attractions. The cool climate and quiet and secluded nature of the hill country has its own exotic blissful charm, which is sure to enchant you.

Some of the most beautiful and popular cities of the hill country include Kandy, Hatton, Nawalapitiya, Nuwara-Eliya, and Bandarawela. While visiting the many cities and towns of the hill country you will come across landmarks and sights such as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy, the mystically appealing Horton Plains in Nuwara Eliya, the sacred Dambulla Temple in Matale, the towering Knuckles Mountain Range in Matale/Kandy, the many beautiful waterfalls and rock formations in Elle, and the many iconic tea factories scattered across the hill country. In addition to these stunning sights and attractions, the hill country is also popular for its many plantations. Witness the serene beauty of the tea estates as far as the eye can see and elusive rubber and tree plantations, bathed with the mild fog; a sight that is deeply refreshing and mesmerizing. The hill country is without a doubt Sri Lanka’s most beautiful and luscious region, and is thus a great place to go on a relaxing tour, the likes of which will be forever memorable.

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.