Lover's Leap Falls, Nuwara Eliya

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Hear the roar as masses of water crash down into the pool below at Lover's Leap Falls. Take a half-hour hike along the river to the top of the falls, and admire the tea plantations along the way. Ask a local guide to help you navigate the path, which can get steep and slippery at times. When you get to the top, take a moment to absorb all you see--the falls, the surrounding nature, and the breathtaking view of the town beneath you. Make sure you visit during the rainy season, as the falls lose their water during the dry season. See Lover's Leap Falls and all Nuwara Eliya has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nuwara Eliya online sightseeing planner .
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  • From the main road close to the Petro tea factory, walking along a small path through tea plantations! Also on their way, one has a great view of Nuwara Eliya! It is really not a long way to the waterfall! There, you can take great pictures and climbing over the rocks! The view was gorgeous and we have tarried there a bit before we are back again! Directly from the main road (where also all Tuktuk driver eagerly await tourists) a bus for 30 rupees to the main bus by the way station in Nuwara Eliya. He was not a long way and is far more favorable than a TukTuk!
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  • Not too far from the town proper. We did not end up hiking all the way to the top of the waterfall - it was extremely steep and quite wet. A nice short hike to get out of town.  more »
  • It's a small trek to the water falls. It's about a 10 mins walk towards the waterfalls. The view is good. No entrance fees. Our tuk tuk driver took us to the waterfalls. Better to go with someone to g...  more »

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British colonial buildings house many of the best hotels and guesthouse in Nuwara Eliya. Nostalgia-inducing villas dot the areas just outside of the town center, located near historic tea plantations and enjoying extensive views of the landscape. You can find budget hostels, hotels, and guesthouses close to the main bus station.
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