Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from The Rock Hotel, Nuwara Eliya

The Rock Hotel is located in the mist covered hills of Nuwara Eliya which is a much favoured tourist destination for its cool climate and picturesque environment. The hotel is cozy and comfortable while guests can choose from standard double rooms, deluxe rooms and family rooms. All guestrooms are well equipped and are ideal for a comfortable vacation in the hills. The hotel itself features a restaurant serving guests a delightful range of culinary delights from around the world as well as the best authentic local cuisine.

Location

Located in Nuwara Eliya which is found at an elevation of 2250 meters above the sea level, the Rock Hotel welcomes you to the cool climes of the central highlands of Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is located about 180km away from Colombo while the distance from the hill capital of Kandy is about 77km. The town does not consist of a railway station but the nearest one is at Nanu Oya which is a short drive away. The drive along the Colombo - Peradeniya - Nuwara Eliya route is the most scenic journey that you can enjoy with winding roads and mist covered hills.

Excursions

Nuwara Eliya is a much favoured holiday destination in the central highlands of Sri Lanka while the busiest most interesting season is during February and April. At this time there are golf tournaments, horse racing, motor cross and various carnival festivities that can be enjoyed. Lake Gregory and its surroundings offer a range of activities from boat rides to horse riding. Other places that you can visit while holidaying in Nuwara Eliya includes the Victoria Park, the Race Course, the Golf Course, the Single Tree Mountain, Ambewela, Horton Plains as well as the Pedro and Labookelle Tea Estates. Nuwara Eliya also offers many hiking opportunities while there are gamuts of waterfalls that belong to the region.