Nuwara Eliya.

5:51 AM 11/22/2023

Nuwara Eliya Phone Code: 052
IDD Land Phone Code for Nuwara Eliya is 0094 52.
Postal Code: 22200 - ZIP Code. (Useful to send mails, parcels and telegrams to Nuwera Eliya)
If you want to call from Colombo, you must start dialing with 052 before a Nuwara Eliya phone number.
To call from overseas dial 0094 52 followed by the landline number.
Call a mobile phone simply dialing 0094 followed by the mobile phone number without the zero in the front.

Notice for travelers in Sri Lanka.
It is not necessary to wear face mask in Sri Lanka.
You don't need to carry your vaccination card when entering Sri Lanka.

April Festival 2024: Annual Fun and Fair will start in the first week of April, 2024.

2024 Nuwara Eliya Spring Festival will start on 01st of April (Wasantha Udanaya).. This will go ahead throughout this April (till 30th April 2024, with many fun filled events for the general public. There will be many events including Golfing Events, horse racing, floral exhibitions and open air entertainment programs. The organizers - Nuwera Eliya Municipal Council - say that these events will attract local and foreign tourists. Make your room reservation early as there used to be nmo rooms available around April. Bands from Schools, Army, Navy and Airforce will perform here. Primary events such as car, Motorcycle, Horse and Boat races will take place here. Other than this Carnival and Music Shows too will take place.

Distance from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya is around 160 Km
Can travel: by vehicle, public transport and byAir Taxi.
Trains are available up to Nanu Oya Railway Station.
Nuwara Eliya Cool Months: January, February, March, April and May. (20 - 24 C)
Nuwara Eliya is the popular hill station in Sri Lanka, where most of the local rich families and tourists take vacation during the hot summer season. Around April most of the low lying lands in Sri Lanka use to experience dry and hot weather. At this time a festival used to take place for days and lot of people used to participate in this event. Some of the events used to take in the lake while other events used to take place in the town's grounds and large parades used to take place in the streets. Other attractions in this area are Golf club, parks, waterfalls, mountains, tea estates and factories, temples, churches and Colonial era buildings of the British. Many visitors call this place as little England, as its temperature, weather and typical English style houses and bungalows reminds them like being in an English village.

Visiting Nuwara Eliya During December.
It is too cold to visit here in December. Occasional showers and mist may prevent normal activities. While minimum temperature in the Night can reach around C while day time Temparature used to be around 20°C
Roads are with fog and some time with Snow pellets..
Slippery roads and walking paths.

Interesting Places in Nuwera Eliya.

  • Victoria Park
  • Horton Plains National Park a place for Hiking and Treakking.
  • Lake Gregory. Good for boating.
  • Nuwara Eliya Golf Club, the oldest one in Sri Lanka.
  • Race Course - Horse Riding
  • Estates - Tea Plantations
  • Tea Factories.

Hotels in Nuwara Eliya.

  • Alpine Hotel
  • Cocoon Hills
  • Forest Lodge
  • Glendower Hotel
  • Governor's Chalets
  • Grand Hotel
  • Heaven Seven Hotel
  • Heritance Tea Factory
  • Hotel Silver Falls
  • Jetwing St. Andrew's Hotel
  • Jetwing Warwick Gardens
Nuwera Eliya


A Note to you

Public holidays, Sundays and Poya days are the best time to make low priced calls to any part of the world from Sri Lanka through out the day and night.

International country code of Sri Lanka is +94 or 0094.