Pussellawa Tourism

Pussellawa Sinhalese: පුස්සැල්ලාව. Tamil: புசல்லாவை, is a small town in Kandy District, Sri Lanka. It is located along the A5 road between Gampola and Nuwara Eliya. Legend says ancient kings of Gampola Kingdom established by the great King Buvanekabahu IV. (1341–1357) when threatened by enemies used to hide among in the inaccessible terrain around Pussellawa and Kothmale. These inaccessible terrains later became the world best known Tea Plantations. The beginning of the Hill country, Pussellawa is 18 km from Gampola on Nuwara Eliya road and has an elevation of nearly 2,800 feet (850 m) that makes the climate cool and surroundings can go under the mist during late evenings. Pussellawa Rest House was a popular stop with the early travellers, who rested prior to passing through the difficult mountains at Ramboda Pass onto Nuwara Eliya. Even today tourists who spend mornings in Kandy find Pussellawa to be a convenient lunch stop. The nearest Railway station is located in Gampola. Around the town are a number of waterfalls that could be visited conveniently by the modern traveler. There is a hotel in Pussellawa and 12 hotels in the cities around Pussellawa.

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If you are looking for travel information of Pussellawa in Sri Lanka, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, Colombo also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Pussellawa and set some time aside to explore the Colombo. Dotted with places like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of Pussellawa are of 1 to 2 days duration.

  • Know the pollution level of Pussellawa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 71.88 (High)
    • Water Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.5 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Pussellawa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pussellawa.

    • Burglary and Theft 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 71.15 (High)
    • Car Stealing 38.46 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.85 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.62 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.92 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 57.46 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.18 (High)
    • Pollution Index 61.48 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pussellawa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 19.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 36.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.55 USD

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