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We are based in Sri Lanka and are locals. We know Sri Lanka better and our destination specialists try and test the hotels and excursions we suggest you.
Authentic Experiences - Experience real Sri Lanka
In addition to most visited and popular excursions, we offer you authentic local experiences designed by our destinations specialists. These local experiences are not staged for tourists, they enable you to experience real Sri Lanka.
Tailor Made - Private and Flexible
We offer 100% tailor made private holidays. This enables you to stay in the hotels you want, take part in right local experiences and flexibility.
Free Cancellation - Book with confidence
Most travel companies do not offer any refunds if your cancellation is within 30 days of start date of the tour, but book with us confidently and with peace of mind with our new refund policy for *Packaged Tours. In case of a cancellation by your end due to an unforeseen circumstance, we pay back your monies on the following basis.
Cancellation of Accommodation - 100% guaranteed refund up to 21 days. If it is less than 21 days, we will do our utmost to get you at least partial refund up to 7 days with certain hotels but not guaranteed.
Cancellation of Transfers - 100% guaranteed refund up to 7 days
Cancellation of Experiences - 100% guranteed refund up to 7 days
Cancellation of Sight Seeing - 100% guaranteed refund up to last minute
*Packaged Tours means - A situation where you book All accommodation, All transfers, All experiences and All site seeings of your tour. Cancellation means, a written expression to cancel the entire Packaged Tour.
Conditions - Few hotels may have very tight and rigid cancellation policies during high seasons, in that event we try to refund you what ever possible amount we recover from those hotels.
No animal cruelty
We do not promote any activity which harm/intimidate wild animals
Investing locally/Giving back
We work with service providers from the local villages and help them in their livelihood
Active and Adventure Tour Sr Lanka – 6 nights, Option II
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
Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to Kitulgala – 3 hours drive approximately
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
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
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
Breakfast at the campsite
Transfer to Hatton Railway station for catch the train and transfer to Ella – 4 hours drive approximately
During the journey the train goes passing lush greenish tea estates, many tunnels, farming fields, villages, various types of forests etc.
Overnight stay at The Hideaway Ella
Breakfast at the Hotel
The trek starts from Haputale, you will be first trekking through a protected rain forest which will lead to a very scenic mountain cliff where you would be able to witness train passes through the colonial era railway line built by British’s to transport the tea harvest to Colombo port
Then you will be walking in parallel to railway line amidst misty tea estates with fascinating views of the valley below. You will come across one two railway tunnels and then to a hill country railway station from which point you will be again entering a forest which leads to a scenic cliff where we serve you a picnic meal
Then again we enter to a forest which is also very scenic and at the end of the forest we will be passing through a very remote tea estate and its village where you would be able to interact with villagers who were originally brought to Sri Lanka from India to work in the tea estates introduced by the British’s. Their way of life is still primitive. You would be able to see tea plucking ladies and weighing of plucked tea harvest. You are encouraged to interact with them and give them some gifts (pens, candies, chocolates etc) where they will highly appreciate and admire
From this point onwards it will be a descend to another remote tea estate where you will be staying overnight at a home stay where you will be served from their hearts. Do not expect commercial luxury here as this is a basic home stay with basic comforts but very clean. The view from the home stay is very beautiful as it directly sits looking toward a nice view point. On arrival you will be served a warm Tea with a smile. The cook, care taker and your trekking guide will ensure that your stay here will be pleasant one by going that extra mile. They will show you how to wear the Sri Lankan traditional dress for ladies, the Saree, sing songs after a warm dinner with Sri Lankan rice and curry and share their life experiences in this remote tea estate village
Wake up in the morning at about 6 am and enjoy some stunning views of the mist clad mountains from the garden of our home stay while sipping a warm cup of Ceylon Tea
After breakfast we will start the trek to Horton Plains through the tea estates and then through the forest overlooking some of the best sceneries in the hill country which the ordinary traveler to Sri Lanka is not privileged to witness
When you come out from the forest you will be then transferred to the entrance gate of the Horton Plains National park in a vehicle at which point where we start a another trek of approximately four hours inside Horton Plains National Park to see World’s end point, Baker’s Falls and chimney pools which feeds/starting point of all most all major rivers of Sri Lanka. During this trek you will be served a picnic meal. When you return to the park entrance after the trek you will be then transferred in a vehicle to a point where we start a short trek to our home stay for dinner and overnight stay
This is our last day of the trip. After a warm cup of tea enjoy a hearty breakfast prepared by the enthusiastic cook. We will then say good bye to our home stay and proceed towards the mountain cliff to get the best view of the valley below and through a remote tea estate where again you would be able to interact with villagers and their children. Buying a packet or two cookies for them from the village boutique will be admired by these children
Then you will be passing through an area called “Devil’s staircase” a very narrow with three hair pin bends and at the end of this the tea estate the scenery come more fascinating.
At this point we will descend to a waterfall called “Lanka Falls” where you would be able to swim and have a cold bath in the natural pool at the base of the waterfall. You will be served a picnic meal at this place
Then we continue or journey further down where you will come to see Sri Lanka’s highest waterfall “Bambarakanda”. If you wish we can take you to the starting point of the waterfall too. Then you will be descending further with the view of Bambarakanda waterfall view intact. Here too if you wish you can have a swim at the base of the waterfall.
Finally, we are at the end of our three days trekking trip of Sri Lanka’s central highlands where you will be met with driver and transfer to Negombo
Overnight stay at Paradise Beach Hotel
Breakfast at the Hotel
Transfer to Airport for departure – 20 minutes drive approximately
From US$ 695
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
Best of Lanka, a licensed Tour Operator in Sri Lanka who is specialised in tailor made authentic holiday in Sri Lanka with special emphasize in Boutique luxury Holidays, Eco and Rustic Tours, Active and Adventure Tours, Wildlife Safari Tours, Tented Safari Camping Holidays, Family Holidays to Sri Lanka, Photographic Tours to Sri Lanka and Bird watching Tours in Sri Lanka.
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