Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from Grand Hotel, Nuwara Eliya

Grand Hotel is an excellent architectural structure of the Elizabethan era and is also the former mansion of Sir Edward Barnes who was the Governor of Sri Lanka during 1830-1850. With luxury settings and an ambience of ancient times where royalty roamed, this hotel offers a range of facilities to make your holiday in the hill country a perfect one. From exotic buffets and a la carte dishes, the hotel caters for various occasions and events.



Located towards the central highlands of the country, the Grand Hotel is found tucked away in the misty hills of Nuwara Eliya. Famed as a popular holiday resort, the town is found at over 1800 meters above sea level and approximately 180km away from Colombo. The closest railway station is Nanu Oya which is 5 km away from the town while buses run to and from the city from major towns on a regular basis.


Golf enthusiasts will find it very interesting, since the golf club is located adjoining the Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliya. The season is during April when the town comes alive with hoards of tourists visiting the town to spend the holiday season with family and friends. From horse racing events to the motor cross and from flower shows to various tournaments, you can have a wonderful time in Nuwara Eliya. You can visit the nearby Haggala Botanical Gardens, the Galway Forest Nature Reserve, tea factories and estates and many scenic water falls.