12 Fascinating Things to do in 12 Days

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Tour Highlights

Two-third of highlights of this itinerary are scattered across the picturesque highlands, and offer walks in the Udawatta kele sanctuary, hiking in Horton Plains with the views of the headspinning Worlds End, mountain biking and trekking to waterfalls in Ella, jeep safari and a scenic air taxi that culminates with 03 leisure nights on the west coast of the island.

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Tour Guides

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Transfer to the beachfront hotel in Negombo. Accommodation – Goldi Sands Hotel in Negombo / Meals – Breakfast

  • DAY 2:

    Take an informative guided walk in a spice garden in Mawanella. At will take a lesson on how to make local dishes using tropical spices. Check in to the hotel in Kandy. In the afternoon commence a city tour of Kandy (UNESCO World Heritage Site): visit the Upper-Lake Drive which opens great vistas of the city below and drive around the man-made Kandy Lake. Bustling Kandy offers great shopping opportunities too. In the evening enjoy a Cultural show at the Kandy Cultural Centre and visit the Holy Temple of the Tooth Relic.
    Accommodation – Mahaweli Reach in Kandy / Meals – Breakfast.

  • DAY 3:

    This morning visit the Udawatta Kele sanctuary, an ideal spot to observe birds. Transfer to Nuwara Eliya. Visit a tea factory en route to your hotel. You can purchase tea here at the factory outlet.
    Accommodation – Ferncliff Boutique Resort in Nuwara Eliy a / Meals – Breakfast

  • DAY 4:

    Rise up early this morning for a hike in the Horton Plains National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site): visit the Worlds End, a scary precipice of an 870m sheer drop and the Bakers Falls.
    Accommodation – Ferncliff Boutique Resort in Nuwara Eliya / Meals – Breakfast

  • DAY 5:

    Transfer to mountainous village Ella. Visit the Rawana Falls.
    Accommodation – Ella Jungle Resort in Ella / Meals – Dinner & Breakfast.

  • DAY 6:

    Try out Ariel Rope, Slithering Rope and Toddy Tapper activities this morning followed by a 13-km long bike ride down the slope to breath-taking Ellewala Falls.
    Accommodation – Ella Jungle Resort in Ella / Meals – Dinner & Breakfast

  • DAY 7:

    This morning commence a jungle trek to the Warak?ra waterfall located near the border of Ella Jungle resort. At the top of the waterfall is a most exotic natural pool where you can take a dip.
    Accommodation – Ella Jungle Resort in Ella / Meals – Dinner & Breakfast.

  • DAY 8:

    Visit the mystic Buduruwagala Rock carvings before heading for rural Udawalawe village. In the afternoon enjoy a jeep safari in the Udawalawe National Park.
    Accommodation – Kalu’s Hideaway in Udawalawe / Meals – Dinner & Breakfast

  • DAY 9:

    Transfer to Dikwella village to catch the air taxi heading for Katunayake water aerodrome. Flight takes off at 13:45. Upon arrival at Katunayake be transferred to the beach resort in Waikkal. Tonight enjoy your dinner on a ferry, smoothly gliding along the river.
    Accommodation – Ranweli Holiday Village in Waikkal / Meals – Dinner & Breakfast

  • DAY 10:

    This morning explore the unique ecosystem around the mangroves on a 02-hour long river cruise down the river. Accommodation – Ranweli Holiday Village in Waikkal / Meals – Dinner & Breakfast

  • DAY 11:

    Spend the day at leisure relaxing by the Indian Ocean.
    Accommodation – Ranweli Holiday Village in Waikkal / Meals – Dinner & Breakfast

  • DAY 12: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE

    Departure.

Pricing  – $ 1945 (per person)

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Included

  • Accommodation
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Dinner on the ferry on the day of arrival
  • Transportation by an A/C car (01-02 pax)
  • Transportation by an A/C van (03-06 pax)
  • Service of a chauffeur-guide
  • Service of trekkers at Udawatta Kele
  • Entrance tickets to all the sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Up and down van transfer to the entrance of Horton Plains
  • Guided mountain bike ride to Ellewala Falls
  • A jeep safari in the Udawalawe National Park
  • Scenic domestic air taxi from Dikwella to Katunayake
  • A river cruise in Waikkal
  • Bottled water: 500ml x 02 bottles per pax per day during excursions
  • All taxes

Not Included

  • Visa processing
  • Any meals that are not mentioned
  • Mandatory festive seasonal supplements (to be advised during such events)
  • Mini-bars in hotel rooms
  • Camera/Video fees at sites
  • Personal expenses: laundry, tipping etc
  • International airfares
PS – mentioned timings are approximate and can change due to traffic jams, bad road conditions or weather.

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