Negambo / Muthurajawela / Pinnawela / Kandy / Kitulgala / Hatton / Delhousie / Hatton / NuwaraEliya / Horton Pains / Ella / Tissamaharma / Yala / Mirissa / Galle / Deniyaya / Singharaja / Hikkaduwa / Bentota / Colombo
Airport – Negombo
You will be warmly welcomed on arrival at Bandaranayake International airport by our representative who will be your chauffer guide cum driver for the entire tour. You will be transfered to a hotel in Negombo depending on the flight arrival times to enable you to relax after a long flight .
Negombo : It is a touristic beach resort located close proximity to the airport, where the hotels and beach resorts are widely considered as a transit point.
Overnight stay in Negombo – Paradise Hotel- 3 star (B) or similar
Negombo - Muthurajawela - Pinnawela - kandy
After early breakfast at hotel- leave for Muthurajawela- you will do a boat ride at Muthurajawela marsh.
The Muthurajawela Marsh : It is one of the islands largest saline wet lands which borders the Negombo Lagoon to the south and Kelani river to the north.
Check out at 12.00 Noon. Leave for Pinnawela- visit elephant orphanage to be on time for the baby elephant bathing and feeding times.
The Pinnawela elephant orphanage : It was set up by the National Zoological Gardens to feed, nurse & house baby elephants abandoned by their parents, or stranded in the jungles or fallen in ravines.
Proceed to Kandy, visit Tooth temple
Kandy : It is the second largest city in Sri Lanka after Colombo. It was the last capital in the Central province of Kandy ruled by several kings and the last of which was King Sri Wickrema Rajasinghe.
Overnight stay in Kandy–Senani Hotel- 3 star (B) or similar
Kandy - Kitulgala - Hatton - Delhousie
Leave early for Kitulgala at around 6.00 am to reach Kitulgala at around 8.00 am- take a breathtaking & thrilling ride along the rapids –doing white water rafting
Kitulgala : It is the islands only site for white water rafting. This is will give the visitor an unforgettable experience and an ideal activity for the all adventure lovers and for a family group.
Afternoon- you will proceed to HATTON –Delhousie located at the foot of Adams peak . Have a sleep or rest at the hotel since you will have leave at around 1.00 am for the climb to Adams peak. You will be accompanied by a local guide. You will reach the summit just before sunrise which is a spectacular sight worth watching. Please do not fail to carry your raincoats and warm clothes since it will be very chilly out there and possibilty of rain.
The Adam’s Peak : (also known as Sri Pada in Sinhalese) is a 2,243 m (7,359 ft) tall conical shaped Mointain located in central hills of Sri lanka. It is well known for the “sacred footprint”, near the summit, which the Buddhist believe it is the Foot print o the Buddha the Hindus believe it is that of Shiva and the Muslims & Christians believe it is that of Adam or that of St. Thomas.
Overnight in Delhousie –Slightly Chilled (Yellow House) (B) or similar
Delhousie - Hatton - NuwaraEliya
After a short rest- you will start your descend and arrive at the hotel for breakfast- check out at 12.00 Noon. Thereafter proceed to NuwaraEliya. You are free to get some sleep and rest after the hectic climb. Evening you are free to do a city tour of NuwaraEliya town, the Gregory’s lake, city centre, Bazaar.
NuwaraEliya : “The center of the hill country was also called the “Hill station”. This picturesque location which is approx 6200 feet above sea level with it’s soft English spring climate which is more like in England and even today it is known as Little England.
Overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya- Galway Forest Hotel- 3 star (B) or similar
NuwaraEliya - Horton Pains - Ella
Leave early before sunrise for an excursion to Horton Plains/World’s End/ Bakers Falls- Pm proceed to Ella for overnight stay. Enroute Visit Ravana Ella falls if time permits.
Overnight stay in Ella- 98 Acres Resort (B) or similar
Tissamaharma - Yala - Mirissa
After early breakfast- leave for Tissamaharama- Afternoon- half day 4wd Jeep safari at Yala National park.
Yala National Park : It is the most visited and the most popular and the second largest National Park in Sri Lanka. It consists of five blocks, two of which are open to the public, the Ruhuna National Park and Kumana National Park towards the East block. It is located in the South/east region of Sri Lanka about 300 Km from Colombo.
Pm proceed to Mirissa for overnight stay.
Overnight stay in Mirissa- Mandara Resort & Spa-4 star (B,D)
Mirissa - Galle
Leave early at around 7.00 am for the Mirissa harbour- take a breathtaking & exciting whale watching boat tour.
Mirissa : Some of the major attractions in Mirissa are the golden beaches and the gigantic whales. Frequent sightings of the Sperm and the Blue whale during most parts of the year have put Sri Lanka on the world map as the worlds ‘Top Hot Spots’ for whale sightings.
Pm proceed to Galle- Visit Galle Dutch Fort.
Galle Dutch Fort : Declared a living world heritage site by UNESCO. The Portuguese came to Galle in 1505, followed by the Dutch in 1640.
Overnight stay in Galle – Lady Hill Hotel- 3 star (B)
Galle - Deniyaya - Singharaja
After early breakfast- leave for Deniyaya. Trek to Singharaja rain forest- Return to Galle for overnight stay.
The Sinharaja Rain Forest : It is one of the most famous of a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Overnight stay in Galle- Lady Hill Hotel- 3 star( B)
Galle - Hikkaduwa
At leisure on the beach- spend some time snorkeling. If you are a diver you could do some diving in Hikkaduwa (Kindly note charges for Diving and snorkeling are not included in the costings- payment direct with service providers ).
Hikkaduwa :It is a small bustling town located on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, about 17 km north-west of Galle. Hikkaduwa is famous for the coral gardens and an ideal hot spot for Snorkelling, board surfing and Scuba diving, make it a popular tourist destination.
Overnight stay in Hikkaduwa- Citrus Hikkaduwa- 3 star ( B)
Hikkaduwa - Bentota
At leisure on the beach- spend some time snorkeling. If you are a diver you could do some diving in Hikkaduwa (Not included in the cost-payment direct with service providers ).
Hikkaduwa : It is a small bustling town located on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, about 17 km north-west of Galle. Hikkaduwa is famous for the coral gardens and an ideal hot spot for Snorkelling, board surfing and Scuba diving, make it a popular tourist destination.
Overnight stay in Bentota- The Surf Hotel – 3+ star ( B)
Bentota - Colombo
After breakfast leave for Colombo- some time for shopping or city tour
Colombo : It is the capital of Sri Lanka’s, located on the island’s west coast. It is about the biggest city, with a jarring mix of old and new, with high-rise, buildings, office blocks and a host of tourist city hotels.
Overnight stay in Colombo-Fair View Hotel- 3 star ( B)
Colombo – Airport