After breakfast we parked near Kandy Lake to take some photos and then drove up the hillside where we could get a great view of the city. We then made our way to the train station and waited to board our train to Nanu Oya. This stretch is one of the most beautiful train rides in the world so many tourists were on the train with us. The trouble is you almost want to reserve a seat on both sides. While one side gets a great view, the other has the hillside but be patient because it will switch up. A bonus is when the tea plantations start so the hillside can provide some nice photo opportunities but there is still some envy when you can tell the other side of the train is getting some spectacular scenery. Luckily we did have seats on both sides and switched often enough so everyone got a chance to take some pictures. In front of us was a camera crew from Germany so the challenge was trying not to get their cameras in our shots.
In Nanu Oya, our driver picked us up to take us to our hotel in Nuwara Eliya. We made a brief stop at a tea plantation. It had started to rain so we decided to call it a day and rest at the hotel before dinner. Tomorrow – a hike to the World’s End in Horton Plains National Park.