The island country of Sri Lanka lies in the Indian Ocean and shares its maritime borders with the nations of India and Maldives. Origins of the land date back to over 3000 years, and it also finds a mention in the epic of Ramayana. This country has a breathtaking landscape, which comprises a plethora of green forests, jagged mountains, beautiful beaches, serene valleys and rapid river streams. A number of tourists visit this destination to witness its natural bounties, which are spread all across the region. There are a few serene hill destinations on this island that are renowned for their picturesque beauty. Travellers on a holiday to Sri Lanka can plan their excursion to these destinations and explore their natural attractions.
Nuwara Eliya is an awe-inspiring hill station, which is located at an altitude of over 1800 m above sea level. The entire region is surrounded by majestic peaks and vast stretches of tea plantation. This place was once a favourable place for the British in the colonial era, and it still has the Victorian charm in its architecture. The buildings and structures of this location resemble the a typical English village and therefore, it has also been accorded with the sobriquet – Little England. There are numerous attractions that can be explored in and around the hill station, such as Gregory Lake, Lovers Leap, Laksapana Falls, Hakgala Botanical Gardens and Oliphant Estate. The scenic landscape of this area is mesmerising and ideal to be captured by avid photographers.
Such majestic sites can also be explored in the southern regions of India like Munnar, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Nilgiri Hills and Coorg. All these locations are flocked by tourists from all over the world who come to explore the splendid sceneries of these hill destinations. Vacationers planning a tour to these places can opt for South India tour packages and witness the serenity of the hill resorts.