Driving past the picturesque road to Horton Plains from Nuwara Eliya, just has you pass Kande Ela reservoir you will come across the Kande Ela Forest Park (aka Kande Ela Forest Garden), an forested area developed for education purposes by the Department of Forest Conservation.
Located at a height of over 1900m above sea level, the park has a circular walking path of about 1.5 km where you will be educated on various aspects of re forestation, planting trees, logging, weaving industry, village life and chena cultivation, etc. in different segments.
The path is through thick forest cover with life size replicas of people and buildings. The full walk through though would take about 1 hour.
Map of Kande Ela Forest Park
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Travel Directions to Kande Ela Forest Park
Route from Nuwara Eliya to Kande Ela Forest Park
|Through : Blackpool|
Distance : 10 km
Travel time : 30 minutes.
Driving directions : see on google map