The road to Hill country snakes through the tea plantations. If you are in the mood you can stop on the way to mingle with the locals, to participate in tea plucking or just to enjoy the beautiful sights. Visit to a Tea Plantation and factory. Find out how tea leaves end up in a steamy hot cup. Don’t forget to grab a few fresh tea packets on your way out . Nuwara Eliya is a city in the tea country hills of central Sri Lanka. The naturally landscaped Hakgala Botanical Gardens displays roses and tree ferns, and shelters monkeys and blue magpies. Nearby Seetha Amman Temple, a colorful Hindu shrine, is decorated with religious figures. Densely forested Galway's Land National Park is a sanctuary for endemic and migratory bird species, including bulbuls and flycatchers.