Active and Adventure Tour Sr Lanka – 9 nights, Option III

Day 01

  • Arrival in Colombo International Airport and meet with our representative at the arrival lounge
  • Transfer to capital city of Colombo – 1 hour drive approximately
  • Overnight stay in Fairview Hotel in Colombo

Day 02

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Dambulla – 4 hours drive approximately
  • Visit Dambulla Cave Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site, this complex dates from the third and second centuries BC
  • Do evening safari game drive at Minneriya National Park
  • Be a part of the “Elephant gathering”, the annual congregation of Wild Elephants sometimes herds as large as 400 come together in the largest gathering of wild elephants in the world. There is also plenty of other wildlife to see and enjoy
  • Overnight stay in Kamatha Eco Lodge Habarana

Day 03

  • Do Early morning kayak and have a breakfast at the campsite
  • Start the Jungle walk and the village tour
  • Back to camp site for lunch
  • Evening transfer to Sigiriya
  • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a UNESCO world heritage site now and was the palace and pleasure garden of King Kassapa
  • Overnight stay in Kamatha Eco Lodge Habarana

Day 04

  • Breakfast at the Camp site
  • Trip to Ritigala, Secreted away north of Habarana, on the slopes of a densely wooded mountainside protected by the Ritigala Strict Nature Reserve, lie the mysterious remains of the forest monastery of Ritigala. The mountainside on which the monastery sits is thought to be the Ramayana’s Aristha, the place from which Hanuman leapt from Lanka back to India, having discovered where Sita was being held captive.
  • Back to Kamatha Eco Lodge
  • Ride anATV/challey bike through the village or jungle, learn to maneuver it in ways you thought were impossible, be safe but more importantly be blown away with this unique experience.
  • BBQ dinner and overnight stay at camp site

Day 05

  • Breakfast at the camp site
  • Transfer to Kitulgala – 4 hours drive approximately
  • The trek to natural rock pools and waterfalls of “Kataran-Oya" - 1.5KM. There are 7 natural pools which are extremely beautiful and a gift of nature where you will be able to experience the Stream slide and confidence jump
  • Back to camp site for lunch
  • Experience various fauna and flora of the Rain forest of Kitulgala Forest Reserve and see beautiful sceneries of waterfalls and streams hidden inside the forest. Have cool dip in a scenic flowing water stream during your Rain Forest Trek in the Jungle of Kitulgala.
  • BBQ Dinner and overnight stay at Kitulgala Adventures campsite in an Eco Lodge

Day 06

  • Breakfast at the campsite
  • Do waterfall abseiling
  • Enjoying the view of a stunning Waterfall is already amazing but abseiling takes this adventure far beyond the limits of a normal sightseeing of a tourist. The intense and powerful feeling of the water combined with the fact that you are hanging on a rope and that there is nothing but water beneath and above, will give adrenaline rush like you have never experienced before
  • Back to camp site for lunch
  • Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KMs. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable Experience during your White Water Rafting Tour in Kitulagala.
  • BBQ Dinner and overnight stay at Kitulgala Adventures campsite in an Eco Lodge

Day 07

  • Breakfast at the Camp site
  • Transfer to Nallathanniya – 2 hours drive approximately
  • Overnight stay at Slightly Chilled Guest House

Day 08

  • Early morning by 2 am start the hike to Adam’s Peak
  • This solitary mountain with its landmark pyramid shape rises impressively to a height of 2,243 m (7,359 ft) offering at its peak an unrestricted panoramic view of the world below; mist covered mountain peaks, the far way ocean and rivers that look like silver streaks as they spread out to all eternity.
  • Ascending the mountain typically starts at night; trek up 5500 stone steps to the mist covered peak in time to witness a truly marvelous sunrise when the sky is set ablaze. Watch the sacred mountain awaken to the tolling of temple bells, beating of drums and blowing of conch-shells; be inspired, this is a once-in-a-life-time moment.
  • Descending the mountain in daylight promises an exciting eco-expedition. This peak wilderness sanctuary is a tropical rain forest bursting with a rich biodiversity of endemic wildlife.
  • Reach the foothill after the hike and refresh at the Guest house
  • Transfer to Udawalawe – 4 hours drive approximately
  • Overnight stay at Nildiya Mankada safari lodge

Day 09

  • Morning game drive at Udawalwe National Park with picnic breakfast
  • One of the finest places to see large herds of Elephants freely roaming about in their natural habitats. Also home to 184 species of birds, 43 species of mammals 33 species of reptiles and other fascinating wildlife.
  • Transfer to Negombo – 4 ½ hours drive approximately
  • Overnight stay at Paradise Beach Hotel

Day 10

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Airport for departure – 20 minutes drive approximately

From US$ 1010

Per person on double sharing basis

We can tailor this trip to suit your requirements

Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation

The rate includes,

  • Accommodation in mentioned hotels
  • Meals as per mentioned meal plans
  • Air conditioned transfers with an English speaking chauffeur guide
  • All mentioned activities and park entrance fees

Prices may vary plus/minus depending on the season

Places of visit during this trip

Key highlights of this trip

  • Visit Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Seeing elephants and some wild life at Minneriya National Park
  • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress to see the pleasure gardens and the ruined palace of King Kassapa
  • Experience the village life and jungle walk
  • Visit Ritigala Nature Reserve
  • Atv ride at village or jungle
  • Waterfall Abseiling
  • Stream Sliding and Confidence Jump
  • White water rafting in Kelani river
  • Rainforest Walk in Makandawa Rainforest Patch
  • Hike to Adams Peak
  • Udawalawe National Park safari game drive

Accommodation and meals during this trip (For 2 Adults)

  • 1 night in Fairview Hotel in Colombo on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights in Kamatha Eco Lodge in Habarana on full board basis
  • 1 night in Habarana Camping on full board basis
  • 2 nights in Kitulgala adventures camp site on full board basis
  • 1 night in Slightly Chilled Guest House in Nallathanniya on bed & breakfast basis
  • 1 night in Nildiya Mankada safari lodge in Udawalawe on bed & breakfast basis
  • 1 night in Paradise Beach Hotel in Negombo on bed and breakfast basis