Nuwara Eliya meaning "city on the plain'' or "city of light" is a town in the central highlands of Sri Lanka. It is one of the major tea producing areas in the world. The tallest mountain in Sri Lanka "Pidurutalagala" oversees this delightful city. It is the most visited hill country. Since the introduction of tea to Sri Lanka in the mid 19the century Nuwara Eliya has been the capital of the tea industry. Now it's a modern, busy city with department stores, and fast food chains. Tourists will find a variety of recreational activities to do in this beautiful city, Nuwara Eliya is known to have the best 18-hole golf course in Asia and that's not all horse-riding, boating, bird-watching and hiking are few of the numerous fun things to go for.