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Sri Lanka Hill Country Tours

  • Sri Lanka Hill Country Tours
  • Sri Lanka Hill Country Tours
  • Sri Lanka Hill Country Tours
  • Sri Lanka Hill Country Tours
  • Sri Lanka Hill Country Tours

Sri Lanka Hill Country Tours

Sri Lanka offers you both the hot and cold climates and this tour package will introduce you to the cold climate regions of Sri Lanka, taking you through the hill country which is filled with waterfalls, summits, tea plantations, rubber plantations and spice plantations.

Tour Plan - 5 Nights - 6 Days

Day 1 / Airport - Negombo
Once you arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, which is one of the two international airports serving the city of Colombo, you will be greeted by our tour representatives, and from there your journey towards Negombo will begin. Negombo is known for its huge and old fishing industry with busy fish markets, sandy beaches, and a host of resorts which are situated right next to the beach.
Day 2 / Negombo - Kandy
After breakfast you will head towards Kandy.

On your way you will be visiting the very famous Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage today. This is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village.

Kandy is the second largest city in the country after Colombo and was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka. The main roads Colombo-Kandy and Kandy-Nuwara Eliya are two of the most scenic roads of Sri Lanka; Colombo-Kandy road passes through rubber plantations and rice paddies, Kandy-Nuwara Eliya road cuts through paddy fields and seamless tea plantations. Also known as the hill capital of Sri Lanka and hosts the annual Esela Perehera that takes place in the month of August showcasing more than 100 finely decorated elephants.

You will head back to Kandy and check in at a hotel in Kandy. Kandy hotels are famous for their gorgeous views, cosy rooms, and excellent food which suit all palettes.

To relax for the rest of the day you will check-in at a hotel in Kandy.
Day 3 / Kandy - Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast you will be taken to watch the Kandyan dance, and then to see the Dalada Maligawa. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.

En-route to Nuwara Eliya, your next stop will be at a famous Tea Factory, which produces the most famous Ceylon Tea, where you will get hands on experience on the process of making tea. You will also have the opportunity to sample and buy unblended, high grown & high quality tea. Next you will make a stop at one of the most picturesque golf courses in Asia.

To relax for the rest of the day you will check-in at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 4 / Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains - Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast you will head towards Horton Plains for a safari ride.

Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 metres is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. This is a natural UNESCO world heritage site.

After the ride you will return to Nuwara Eliya and check-in at the hotel.
Day 5 / Nuwara Eliya - Bandarawela - Ella
After breakfast you will make your way to Ella en-route Bandarawela.

During colonial times, the picturesque town of Bandarawela was once hailed as possessing one of the healthiest climates in the world, & nothing much has happened here to change that. Therein this was the most favourable climate in the island. Geographically, the Bandarawela area is hilly and surrounded by the large number of mountains. Rawana Ella (131 ft in height) and Diyaluma (628 ft in height) are the most beautiful waterfalls in this region.

You will also make a stop at Adisham Bungalow, which is a unique monastic castle.

Your overnight stay will be at a cosy hotel in Ella.
Day 6 / Ella - Colombo
After breakfast you will make your way back to Colombo via Kitulgala.

Kitulgala is in the wet zone rain forest, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in the country. The Academy Award-winning The Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed on the Kelani River near Kitulgala. Kitulgala is also a base for white-water rafting and adventure sports, which starts a few kilometres upstream.

From there you will leave for the airport in time for the departure flight.
 
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