Kandyan Explorer - 04 nights

Kandy is the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka. It is the home town of The Temple of Tooth Relic, one of the most holy places in the Buddhist world. This itinerary limits to the Kandy and areas close to Kandy. For this four nights tour you will be staying at guest houses and tented camps and you will be able to experience the village culture of Sri Lanka and especially to experience the life of Sri Lankan aborigine, Veddha during the trip.

Day 01

  • Meet with our driver in Colombo and transfer to Thotupola Residence in Kandy - Approximately 3 ½ hour drive
  • Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage on the way to Kandy
  • Lunch at the residence
  • Cooking Demonstration at Thotupola
  • Dinner and Overnight stay at Thotupola Residence in Kandy

Day 02

  • Breakfast at the Residence
  • Exploration of three ancient temples with picnic lunch (Embekke, Gadaladeniya and Lankathilake) with our expert trekking guide
  • Visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden
  • Dinner and Overnight stay at Thotupola Residence in Kandy

Day 03

  • Breakfast at the residence. Our trekking guide will meet you in Kandy and you will be transferred from Kandy 22 kms on Mahinyangana road and then another 18 kms inland by a van where you will be starting the trek through home spice gardens, vegetable fields, rice fields, tea plantation, pigmy forests and plateaus. The trek is approximately about 8 kms one way and its 16 kms in total. At the end of the trail you would be able to swim at a base of a nice waterfall. You are expected to encounter with species such as Deer, Barking deer, Deer monkey and various types of Lizards. In this trek you will be climbing from 1200 ft to 1850 ft. On the way back you will be able to do some bird watching
  • In the night you will be staying in a mobile tented camp in the Knuckles mountain range above 1200 ft from the sea level

Day 04

  • After breakfast you will be trekking through tea plantation, pine forest, a typical Kandyan village and rice fields. This is a circular trek which is approximately about 18 kms. Village culture and bird watching are some of the highlights of this trip. At this end of this trek you will be transferred to Veddha Village to camp overnight which is 3 hours drive. Enjoy the campout with Veddhas with a Bon fire

Day 05

  • Early morning safari in Wasgamuwa National Park with picnic breakfast
  • Nature trail in Pitawala Pathana and visit Mini World’s End
  • Transfer to Colombo (End of the Tour)

From US$ 685

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,

  • Private transfers with a English speaking chauffeur throughout the tour.
  • Accommodation at mentioned residence, tented camps or similar on all inclusive basis.
  • All mentioned activities and sights seeing fees.

Prices may vary plus/minus depending on the season

Transfers
All local transfers from the first day pick up from Colombo to the last day drop off in Colombo.

Places of visit during this trip

  • Exploration of three ancient temples
  • Entrance tickets to Pinnawala Elephant orphanage
  • Peradeniya Botanical Garden
  • Early morning safari in Wasgamuwa National Park with picnic breakfast
  • Fully guided treks.

Accommodation and meals during this trip (For 2 Adults)

  • 2 nights at Thotupola Residence in Kandy
  • 1 night in a mobile tented Camp on all inclusive basis
  • 1 night Camping in Veddha Village on all inclusive basis

Activities

  • Exploration of three ancient temples
  • Entrance tickets to Pinnawala Elephant orphanage
  • Peradeniya Botanical Garden
  • Early morning safari in Wasgamuwa National Park with picnic breakfast
  • Fully guided treks.