Sri Lanka Hill Country Tour – 18 Days

Hill country is the most scenic and it’s contain most stunning scenery. Its cool your body and mind. We take you through the greeny wide ranging Landscape and Mountain, Water Falls, Safaris, Sandy Beaches, Scenic Train Tours and surfing.

Day 1

Airport Pickup driver to Negombo

STAY AT HOTEL NEGAMBO

Day 2

Drive to Dambulla

Visit Dambulla Old Caves on the Way

The Dambulla Rock Temple had first been constructed during the regin of King Vattagamini Abhaya (103 BC and 89-77 BC). The Sinhalese often call him as King Valagamba. During a South Indian invasion the king had to abandon his Anuradhapura Kingdom. For 12 years, King Valagamba was in hiding and had frequented these caves for his safety.

After visit Local Village by Bull Cart

STAY AT EIGHT WORLD SIGIRIYA

Day 3

Drive to Sigiriya

Deep in the middle of Sri Lanka, a massive column of rock just out from the green tropical forest. The top of the Sigiriya Lion Rock was home to a beautiful landscaped gardens and the upper palace, today the oldest surviving palace in Sri Lanka. The upper gardens employed an advanced irrigation system which utilized surface and subsurface hydraulic systems.

Minneriya or Kaudulla Safari

STAY AT EIGHT WORLD SIGIRIYA

Day 4

Drive to Polonnaruwa

Visit Sri Lanka Capital 2nd (Ruins) by Bicycle

Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. It comprises, besides the Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century.

STAY AT ROYAL NEST POLONNARUWA

Day 5

Drive to Trincomalee (Nilaveli)

Trincomalee, located on the east coast of Sri Lanka, is renowned as one of the most picturesque natural harbour of the world. Over the centuries, it has attracted various groups of foreign invaders and colonists, who recognized its potential as a major port city, and today, it remains one of the island’s most popular tourist attractions, around 257 kilometers from Colombo.

STAY AT CARDAMON HOTEL NILAWELI

Day 6

Visit Pigeon Island for Snorkeling

Pigeon Island National Park is one of the two marine national parks of Sri Lanka. The national park is situated 1 km off the coast of Nilaveli, a coastal town in Eastern Province, encompassing a total area of 471.429 hectares. The island’s name derives from the rock pigeon which has colonized it. The national park contains some of the best remaining coral reefs of Sri Lanka. Pigeon Island was designated as a sanctuary in 1963. In 2003 it was redesigned as a national park. This national park is the 17th in Sri Lanka. The island was used as a shooting range during the colonial era. Pigeon Island is one of the several protected areas affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.

STAY AT CARDAMON HOTEL NILAWELI

Day 7

Drive to Kandy

Visit Herbal Garden

Sri Lanka became a globally popular country for its herbs and spices. The environment possesses excellent conditions for growing cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, peppercorn, and other flavorful delights.

STAY AT SENANI KANDY

Day 8

Visit Tooth Relic Temple From Lord Buddha

In the Central Highlands, almost dead centre in the little island of Sri Lanka lays Kandy City. The crown jewel of the city is the famed Sri Dalada Maligawa, also known as the Temple of the Tooth. ‘Maligawa’ literally translates to palace, and the temple is part of the palace complex. The entire complex is over three centuries old at least, and has seen many a king’s rise and fall. It has seen bloody wars and peaceful reigns and is one of the most historical places still standing in the island.

Visit Kandy View Point and Gem Museum

Kandy Cultural Dance Show With Fire Work

STAY AT SENANI KANDY

Day 9

Visit Wood Carving Factory

Drive to Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is a city in the tea country hills of central Sri Lanka. The naturally landscaped Hakgala Botanical Gardens displays roses and tree ferns, and shelters monkeys and blue magpies. Nearby Seetha Amman Temple, a colorful Hindu shrine, is decorated with religious figures. Densely forested Galway’s Land National Park is a sanctuary for endemic and migratory bird species, including bulbuls and flycatchers.

Visit Nuwara Eliya Tea Factor and Water Falls

STAY AT EESE CART NUWARA ELIYA

Day 10

Visit Gregory Lake

Train to Ella From Nanu Oya (2.1/2 Hours)

STAY AT GREE HILL ELLA

Day 11

Ella is filled with nature; everywhere one sees he gets to know why people want to visit Ella so much. The greenery, flowers, gardens all of them shape the beauty of Ella, a shape that is difficult to resist. The environment is fresh and clean.

Explore Ella Little Adam’s peak , Nine Arch Bridge

STAY AT GREEN HILL ELLA

Day 12

Visit Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces in Sri Lanka. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir. The reserve covers 30,821 hectares (119.00 sq mi) of land area and was established on 30 June 1972.Before the designation of the national park, the area was used for shifting cultivation (chena farming). The farmers were gradually removed once the national park was declared.

Drive to Weligama

Weligama is a popular tourist destination and hosts several boutique hotels. The name Weligama itself, in Sinhala means `Sandy Village’ which is a direct reference to the sandy bay beach in the town.

STAY AT WELIGAMA BAY RESORT

Day 13

Relax Day

Weligama is located at a distance of 143 km south of Colombo along the southern coastal belt of Sri Lanka.

STAY AT WELIGAMA BAY HOTEL

Day 14

Surfing and Visit Pradeep Home for Dinner

STAY AT WELIGAMA BAY RESORT

Day 15

Morning Surf and Chill

Visit Galle

The Galle Fort or Dutch Fort as it is also known, is a fortification first built by the Portuguese on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. The initial fortifications, which were built in the late 16th century, were quite basic.

Sea Turtle Farm and Cinnamon Island

STAY AT WELIGAMA BAY RESORT

Day 16

Morning Surfing and Relaxing

Drive to Colombo

STAY AT COLOMBO

Day 17

Explore Colombo

Colombo the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its architecture, mixing colonial buildings with high-rises and shopping malls. The imposing Colombo National Museum, dedicated to Sri Lankan history, borders sprawling Viharamahadevi Park and its giant Buddha.

Hill country tour
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STAY AT COLOMBO

Day 18

Airport Drop Off F/L 8:20 A.M (Check-in 6:A.M)

AIRPORT COLOMBO