The beautiful little town of Bandarawela is a popular tourist destination in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka. The timeless splendor of spring remains within the borders of this charming town, breathing out serenity and tranquility and lulling each visitor to perfect relaxation and rest.
The misty hills that surround Bandarawela are covered with the luminous glory of green tea plantations, creating a world that is ideal for detaching from the cares and worries of everyday life. A visitor will also have the opportunity to witness the Ceylon tea making process by taking a guided tour of a tea factory. Those who wish to enjoy an exciting trekking and hiking trip can visit Ella, a beautiful place that is complete with charming landscapes and stunning waterfalls. If one wishes to experience a well seasoned holiday, a visit to the fruit and vegetable markets, where colorful rows of the freshest produce are found, can also be made.
Not only is the town of Bandarawela rich with natural beauty and fresh morning breezes, but it also has some highly celebrated attractions of the island. The Dowa Temple which has a 4m high standing Buddha cut into a rock face is one that a traveler to Bandarawela must certainly visit. Colorful Sri Lankan style Buddhist murals also adorn the walls of the adjacent cave shrine, offering a feast to the eyes while natural attractions such as Rawana Ella and Lipton’s Seat, adds to the scenic beauty. The Japanese Peace Pagoda is also a key attraction in Bandarawela which has beautiful decorations and presents spectacular views.
Now visitors can easily travel to Bandarawela Sri Lanka by taking a Cinnamon Air flight to Nuwara Eliya. The hassle of travelling in the busy and congested roads is an experience that one simply can avoid with the opportunity to fly amidst the clouds, gazing down upon the sprawling majesty of an island that has retained all of its old world charm.