Kandy, the hill capital can be accessed by both land and air. The most popular land route is by train which offers amazing scenic views of the countryside. Trains leave daily from the Fort Railway Station in Colombo. Kandy is also accessible by air greatly reducing travelling time.
The town of Nuwara Eliya still retains much of its British colonial charm that has earned it the nickname Little England. Nestled 2,000 meters above sea level it is one of the coldest regions of Sri Lanka with an annual average temperature of 15 degrees Celsius. Relax inside a colonial home and drink tea considered to be the best in the world. For the adventurous a trek through Horton Plains and Worlds End is a rewarding encounter with nature.