Ride the Kandy to Ella train that winds at walking pace through the tea plantations of the highlands. You could also quite possibly see the largest land animal and the largest sea creature in the same day. And, join the daily pilgrimage to where Buddha first left a footprint on earth at Adam’s Peak.
Learn about the largest land animal on earth at the Uda Walawe Elephant Orphanage. Arrive for feeding time and see both baby and grown elephants reared to be returned to the wild.
As a leading producer of tea, Sri Lanka was actually one of the largest producers of coffee until a parasite wiped out most crops and by 1900 it was replaced by tea.