Nature Adventure Sri Lanka

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Nature Adventure Sri Lanka

13 Nights / 14 Days

 

 

Day 01 - Arrival - Negombo

SCHEDULE - Nature Adventure Sri Lanka

  • Meet the Our representative at the airport
  • Transfer to Negombo
  • Check in to the hotel in Negombo
  • Evening, Negambo city tour ( Depend on your arrival time )
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Negombo
    • Standard – St . Lachlan Hotel ( Deluxe)
    • Deluxe - Jetwing Blue Hotel (Deluxe)

 NEGOMBO

Negombo is a historically interesting place with beautiful a beach strongly influenced by the Catholic Church and is often referred to as “Little Rome’. The lagoon at Negombo is famous for its harvest of lobsters, crabs and prawns. Fish auctions regularly take place on the beach and are definitely worth a look, as are the many canals which meander through the area. The city has a colorful past in that the Dutch, the Portuguese and the British all laid claim to it at different times. The town has several buildings dating back to the Dutch and Portuguese Colonial days.

Day 02 - Negombo - Kithulgala

SCHEDULE - Nature Adventure Sri Lanka

  • After breakfast, proceed to Kithulgala
  • Check in to the hotel in Kithulgala
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Kithulgala
    • Standard – Kithulgala Rest House ( A/C room)
    • Deluxe A - Palmstone Retreat ( Nelum)
Kithulgala

Kitulgala is located in the west of Sri Lanka and is considered one of the wettest places in the country. It is situated in the Wet Zone rainforest and is also considered an important spot in terms of biodiversity. Kitulgala was used in 1956 for the filming of the Academy Award-winning 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'. Now, nothing remains but the concrete foundations of the bridge which can still be seen. In more recent times, Kitulgala has become famous as an adventurer's paradise. It is now a hub for water-based adventure activities such as white water rafting and cannoning. Its surrounding forest patches have also made it the perfect place to explore for nature enthusiasts.

 Day 03 - Kithulgala

SCHEDULE

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Enjoy with thrilling adventure White Water Rafting and Canyoning
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Kithulgala
    • Standard – Kithulgala Rest House ( A/C room)
    • Deluxe A - Palmstone Retreat ( Nelum)

 

White Water Rafting In Kithulgala

This thrilling adventure on the white water sections of the Kelani River is suitable for amateurs as well as professionals alike. During the river run you will experience the thrill of grade 2 to 3+ shooting rapids and the euphoria of making it through. The river’s clear water is born in the heart of the peak wilderness reserve and tumbles through a rocky gorge just above Kithulgala. The rafting location had a bout of fame, when it was chosen as a prime location in the filming of, David Lean's 1957 award winning film 'Bridge on the River Kwai.' Whether you are 6 yrs or 75 yrs, our rafting rides which are run by professionally trained and experienced guides are safe & fun! A briefing is given prior to the river run with instructions on paddling techniques and “man over board” procedures. End the action packed 1.5 to 2 hours [approx.].

Day 04 - Kithulgala - Adams Peak

SCHEDULE

  • After breakfast, proceed to Nallathanniya
  • Checking to the hotel
  • Overnight stay at
    • Standard - Wathsala Inn (Standard)
    • Deluxe - Mandira hotel ( Deluxe)
  • Season – From December full moon poya day to May full moon poyaday – do the climbing at nights ( and guide will decide the time after observing pilgrimage crowds).

 

Adam's Peak

Adam's Peak is one of the major eco-tourism destinations in the hill country of Sri Lanka. The 2243 meter peak has a great significance for different religions. Buddhists believe the footprint on the summit is that of Buddha; Hindus hold it to be the mark of Shiva; Muslims are convinced it is that of Adam, who wept here after the loss of Eden (whereby the mountain got its name); and some Christians believe the indentations were caused when St. Thomas, Christ's Apostle who came East, prayed at the peak.

As a result, the mountain peak has been a pilgrimage center for over 1000 years. Whatever its religious significance, this famous landmark offers some breathtaking views of the hill country and an enchanting wilderness sanctuary. Most of the people start climbing in the night to avoid the mid day heat and also to arrive at the top in the morning to observe the magical sunrise.

 

Day 05 - Nallathanniya - Adam's Peak - Nuwara Eliya

SCHEDULE

  • Season - Watch Sunrise and start to descending the him

Off Season – start climbing in the early morning ( at 5.00a.m)

  • After the activity, drive to Nuwara Eliya
  • Check in to hotel in Nuwara Eliya
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya
    • Standard Accommodation – Avian Breeze Hotel ( Deluxe)

Deluxe Accommodation - Araliya Green Hills Hotel

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya often referred to as ‘Little England’ has a climate unlike anywhere else in Sri Lanka. Due to its high elevation, it offers a cooler and more invigorating climate than lower regions. Colonized by the British, the outskirts of Sri Lanka’s highest town, still retain their ‘old world’ feel and many of the original Hotels still retain their grandiose colonial style. Famous for its horse racing, Nuwara Eliya also boasts the impressive Golf Club which dates back to 1889. Stepping back in time when life was slightly more sedate, it is worthwhile visiting the Clubhouse to observe the photographs of life in Nuwara Eliya in years gone by. Rose gardens, abundant vegetable stalls crowd the sides of the road, whilst spectacular scenery will accompany you on the journey from Kandy.

 Day 06 - Nuwara Eliya

SCHEDULE

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Nature trail in Horton Plains
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya
    • Standard Accommodation – Avian Breeze Hotel
    • Deluxe Accommodation - Firs hotel ( Suite)

     

Horton Plains

Horton Plains is undoubtedly one of the world's best nature reserves and eco-tourism venues. It is characterized by a beautiful landscape of rolling hills, covered in upper montage forest and wet patana grassland. In general, the forests are seen on the hilltops or upper slopes the grasslands in the valleys and lower slopes, eventually giving way to wetland habitats. Spanning approximately 10,000 hectares the park is also home to a wide variety of flora (57 species, 29 endemic to Sri Lanka) and 24 species of mammal such as elk, deer, giant squirrel, wild boar, wild hare, porcupine and leopard. For bird enthusiasts, there 87 species (14 of which are endemic), including many migratory birds. The Plains also feature many interesting attractions such as 'Bakers Falls', 'Chimmini Pool' and the famous 'World's End' (a 3700 ft sheer drop that offers fabulous views of the tea estates below and all the way out to the distant southern coastline).

Day 07 - Nuwara Eliya - Bogawanthalawa - Belihuloya

SCHEDULE

  • In the early morning, drive to the Bogawanthalawa, starting point of the trail
  • Nature trail from Bogawanthalawa to Galpothuthenna
  • Tuk Tuk transfer to the hotel
  • Check in to the hotel in Belihuloya
  • Overnight stay at - Standard / Deluxe - River Garden Resort ( Deluxe) in Belihuloya

 

BELIHUL OYA

Belihul oya is a climatically transitional area in the Ratnapura distrcit of the Sabaragamuwa province, elevation is about 616 meters high from the sea level. This area includes several water falls including Pahathuda Ella (Also known as Galagama Ella), Bambarakanda Ella (also known as Bambarakele Ella), Surathalee Ella, Brampton Falls, and Papulagala Ella.

Day 08 - Belihuloya

SCHEDULE

  • Breakfast at the resort.
  • Full day relax
  • Optional - Evening Canoeing expedition in Samanalawewa reservoir
  • Overnight stay at - Standard / Deluxe - River Garden Resort ( Deluxe) in Belihuloya

 

Canoeing at Samanalawewa Reservoir

The still calm waters of the Samanalawewa reservoir are perfect for canoeing. Whether you want to take your time and go for a leisurely paddle for a couple of hours, perhaps venturing out to the mouth of the Belihuloya River or spend an entire day exploring the perimeter of the reservoir, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience. The surrounding mountains add to the idyllic setting of the reservoir. All groups will be supplied with an experienced guide and modern life jackets, and a proper orientation will be offered for those who are new to canoeing.

Day 09 - Belihuloya - Udawalawe

SCHEDULE

  • After breakfast, transfer to the starting point of the Duwiliella trail
  • Nature trail to Duwili Ella
  • On conclusion, transfer to Udawalawe
  • Check in to the camp
  • Dinner and Overnight stay at - Standard/Deluxe – Big Game Camp (Tent)
Day 10 - Udawalawe

SCHEDULE

  • Breakfast at the camp
  • Relax in morning hours
  • Evening safari at Udawalawe National Park (From 2.00pm to 6.00pm)
  • Dinner and Overnight stay at - Standard/Deluxe – Big Game Camp (Tent)

Safaris at Udawalawe National Park

A haven for large herds of elephants, deer, sambur, wild boar, water buffalo and jackal as well as for many species of birds, the Udawalawe National Park is a nature lover’s paradise. Situated 170km to the south east of Colombo, the park is 30,821 hectares in extent and consists of grasslands and thorn scrubs interspersed with many valuable species of rare trees.  A 4WD open-top safari is the only way to see all the wonders this protected reserve has to offer, and our experienced and knowledgeable nature guides will make this an unforgettable experience.

Day 11 Udawalawe - Tangalle

SCHEDULE

  • After breakfast, drive to Tangalle
  • Check in to the hotel
  • Rest of the day at leisure
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Tangalle
    • Standard – Palm Paradise Cabana (Non A/C) Hotel
    • Deluxe - Good Karma Hotel

Tangalle

Tangalle is one of the finest, unspoilt, best-preserved beaches in Sri Lanka. The beach is a paradise for swimmers and divers. Near Tanglle, visitors can observe turtles nesting on Rekawa Beach. It is also a regionally important fishing port. In the city centre there is an old Dutch fort which is used as a prison today. The town also serves as a starting point for visits to the rock temple of Mulkirigala.

Day 12 & 13 - Tangalle

SCHEDULE

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Rest of the days relax on the beach
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Tangalle
    • Standard – Palm Paradise Cabana (Non A/C) Hotel D
    • Deluxe - Good Karma Hotel

Day 14 - Tangalle – Airport

SCHEDULE

  • Check out after breakfast
  • Transfer to airport to connect to the departure flight

 

 

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