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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.