Outdoor Activities in Nuwara Eliya

Outdoor activities in Nuwara Eliya are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Nuwara Eliya comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Nuwara Eliya and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Nuwara Eliya has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Nuwara Eliya.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Nuwara Eliya:

  1. #1 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 2497 itineraries
    Lounge At Grand Hotel

    Tags: Hotel, Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Leisure

    Address: Grand Hotel Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

     If you would like to drink and be merry in style, then do visit the Lounge at the Grand Hotel. The place is adorned by an open fire and vintage posters. 

  2. #2 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1933 itineraries
    Horton Plains National Park

    Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Walking Area, Entertainment

    Address: Ohiya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 06:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    With attractions such as World’s End and Baker’s Falls, Horton National Park is one of the most popular National Park in Sri Lanka and is regarded as a Must-see. The park is home to a vari...Read more

  3. #3 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1998 itineraries
    The Hill Club

    Tags: Sport, Court

    Address: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Hill Club in Nuwara Eliya has 4 clay tennis courts. Entrance fee is inclusive of balls and racquet.

  4. #4 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 2342 itineraries
    Gregory Lake

    Tags: Lake

    Address: Nuwara Eliya City

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 spo...Read more

  5. #5 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 3166 itineraries
    Bluefield Tea Gardens

    Tags: Factory

    Address: Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This tea factory is a hub for fresh varieties of teas. It provides a tour of the production facility, different grades of tea, and the processes of each type. They even have tea tasting for each guest...Read more

  6. #6 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1547 itineraries
    Single Tree Hill

    Tags: Outdoors, Hill, Nature

    Address: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

     A 90 minute walk from the Queen Elizabeth Road till Haddon Hill Road is a good way to appreciate the nature.

  7. #7 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 2176 itineraries
    Queen Victoria Park

    Tags: Water Body, Park

    Address: Badulla Road, Nuwara Eliya City

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Park was named after the Queen to comrade the 60th Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897. The park is spread across 27 acres of land, and is home to numerous species of trees and plants. Adding beauty...Read more

  8. #8 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1983 itineraries
    Sita Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located in the village called “Seetha Eliya”, it is believed that Sita was held captive here after being kidnapped by Ravana. It is a kilometer away from Hakgala Botanical Garden....Read more

  9. #9 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1581 itineraries
    Hakgala Botanic Gardens

    Tags: Botanical Garden, Walking Area, Leisure

    Address: Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Hwy, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    It lies under the Hakgala Peak, elevated at 5000-6000 feet, making it one of the highest in the World. It is the second largest garden in Sri Lanka. It is home to approximately 10,000 varieties of flo...Read more

  10. #10 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1499 itineraries
    Nuwara Eliya Golf Course

    Tags: Golf Course, Food And Drinks, Dine In, Restaurant

    Address: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The course was built by a Scottish officer for the British officials who were posted here at Nuwara Eliya. Situated at the foot of Mountains - Piduruthalagala (Mount Pedro), The Great Western and Hakg...Read more

  11. #11 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1798 itineraries
    Victoria Inn

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Cafe

    Address: off New Bazaar St, Victoria Park

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    After the long and tiring walk at the Victoria Park, one can relax at this restaurant for an afternoon tea, or choose from a variety of coffee they have to offer. It also serves simple meals....Read more

  12. #12 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 2718 itineraries
    Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Tawalantenne, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This temple was built by Chinmaya Mission, Sri Lanka. It attracts tourists in large numbers, due to its historical importance. Legend has it that this was the place where Lord Hanuman took rest while ...Read more

  13. #13 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1336 itineraries
    Pedro Tea Factory

    Tags: Factory

    Address: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This tea factory is closest to the town, compared to the other tea factories. Tea produced here is popular all over the world, and is one of high priced as well. An half an hour tour is provided at th...Read more

  14. #14 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1626 itineraries
    Holy Trinity Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A beautiful church that takes you back in history with its English architecture. It has preserved the stained glass window given to the Church by Queen Elizabeth II. Built to resemble Canterbury Churc...Read more

  15. #15 of 41 Outdoors Activities in Nuwara Eliya
    - Used in 1289 itineraries
    Lakeview Pub

    Tags: Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Pubs, Entertainment

    Address: Alpine Hotel, 4 Haddon Hill Road, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This spot is popular amongst the locals and tourists alike due to the lovely Lakeview terrace, while enjoying a game or two of billiards and darts. Head out to this Pub for a relaxed evening, or a lat...Read more