Visit the Highest Mountain in Sri Lanka ‘Piduruthalagala Mountain’ in the Morning - Visit Lovers Leap - Visit Moon Plains - Night Stay at Nuwaraeliya.
Piduruthalagala Sri Lanka's Highest Mountain and the Forest Reserve of the topmost Elevation :
Piduruthalagala Mountain and the Forest Reserve is situated almost next to the heart of Nuwara Eliya Town. Pidurutalagala to attain a Height of 8292 feet according to Survey Dept. Maps and 8281 feet according to Wikipedia.
Lovers Leap :
There is a famous legend behind the name of this waterfall. It says that a Prince who lived in Nuwara Eliya had met a beautiful girl in a nearby village and fallen love with her. But the king did not allow the Prince to carry on with his love affair. The Prince suffered lot by his father’s ruling and later on one full moon day he had climbed up the top of the rock with his fiancée and jumped on the fall. Since then it was known as the lovers leap.
Moon Plains :
The main attraction of Moon Plains is the mini Worlds End at the edge giving a 360 Degree view of the surrounding peaks and towns. The plains is home to Elk, wild buffaloes, dear and many types of birds. This area is also visited by leopards.