Gregory Lake

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  • Address: Nuwara Eliya City, Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 200 LKR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Lake

This lake was built during the British ruling in India by Sir William Gregory. The purpose of building this lake is believed to be to generate electricity for the City. It is mainly used for water sports and other recreational activities by locals and tourists alike. It sees the most crowds in the month of April due to the festivities and holidays. Races like Nuwara Eliya Road race and the Lake cross on the bank of Lake Gregory attracts many enthusiasts. 

Gregory Lake Travel Tips

  • You can enjoy the Boat ride amid the scenic beauty for LKR 500 for half an hour. Motorboat for LKR 1500 for 30 minutes, and a horse ride for LKR 300 for 15 minutes.

How to Reach Gregory Lake

  • Since it is in the city itself, you can either choose to walk down, or hire a cab or a tuk-tuk.

  • Picnic tables, a restaurant and a snack bar are the options if you would like to have lunch, while enjoying the lake view.

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  • Gregory Lake Address: Nuwara Eliya City, Sri Lanka
  • Gregory Lake Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Gregory Lake Price: 200 LKR
  • Time required to visit Gregory Lake: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Nuwara Eliya include Gregory Lake in their plan

  • 27.88% of people start their Gregory Lake visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gregory Lake

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

91.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gregory Lake

People normally club together Sita Temple and Mountain Bike Rental while planning their visit to Gregory Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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    • The entry is free for locals at the Gregory Lake. 

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