Experience Sri Lanka’s beauty at its best; breathtaking sceneries though misty mountains with untouched meadows covered in brilliantly coloured wildflowers; mellow villages with their cozy-looking homes waking up to the first light of dawn; panoramic ocean views while passing through fishing villages buzzing with activity.
Enjoy world’s most scenic and spectacular train rides along the coast and through the mountains with our 06 Nights / 07 Days ‘Spectacular Sri Lanka’ tour package.
Airport ~ Colombo
Your friendly tour guide keenly awaits your arrival to take you on a journey of a lifetime.
Check in and drop off your luggage at your hotel and explore the cosmopolitan Colombo; known as ‘The Garden City of The East’ is a fascinating place with its colonial architecture, and exuberant flea markets and stylish eateries and galleries.
Visit high-end fashion outlets, ODEL, House of Fashions, Double XL, Rithihi, Romafour and visit the Arcade and the Independence Square.
Hire a tuk tuk or a bike and ride along the broad expanses and seaside promenade of Galle Face Green; take a stroll in the lavishly restored Dutch Hospital and enjoy a cold drink in one of the chic cafes.
Head back to the hotel and have a relaxing evening & a night in the luxury of your hotel
Colombo ~ Kandy
After an early continental breakfast your driver will meet & start your journey
During the first leg of the tour visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in time to see hundreds of elephants bottle feeding before heading for their river bath at 10:00am/2:00pm
En route visit one of the roadside Spice Gardens in Mawanella – get a feel of the pungent and aromatic spices that create a rich and flavorful culinary culture around the world.
Arrive in Kandy – The cultural capital of Sri Lanka and a UNESCO World Heritage City.
Have a leisurely stroll in the afternoon clad in white and pay homage at the Temple of the Scared Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha; walk barefoot on the rugged but cool stone floor; inhale the floral scents of the lit incense sticks; be captivated by the dancing flames of the clay lamps swaying in the gentle breeze; be enthralled by the sublime interior and listen to the drum beating from a distance.
Visit a Gem Museum and check out fascinating collections of Sri Lankan precious stones.
Experience a world renowned Kandyan Cultural Dance performance in the evening before retire to your hotel for the night
Kandy ~ Ella
Start the day early and explore Kandy City; pay a visit to the century old St. Paul’s Church and walk down to City Centre for a cup of freshly brewed coffee and pickup few collectibles from antique shops or explore local fascinating artistry – Wood Carvings, Drum Making, and Batik & Silk shops flanked along the roadside.
Get ready for the most spectacular train ride of your life! An upward whirl to heavens through the tea plantations weave in and out of many mountain tunnels and in to the low lying clouds; ride though tea plantations with colourfully dressed tea pickers popping out through a blanket of green and eucalyptus forests, nine arch bridge and endearing little villages to reach Ella.
Ella is an alluring little village the quintessential God’s fascinating creation of nature – so charmingly pretty and peaceful; hike up to Ella Rock to admire sheer beauty and stunning views through Ella Gap; walk through tea plantations, temples and waterfalls; check out Little Adam’s Peak; enjoy homemade flavourful Sri Lankan cuisines and desserts.
Have a blissfully relaxing evening and a night in your hotel.
Ella ~ Beruwela
Head down to the sunny and silver beaches of Beruwala after breakfast.
Ride though the breathtaking misty mountains and harming little villages buzzling with the morning light; cascading waterfalls that are drizzling onto the rocks swishing joyfully and thundering down into a beautiful serenity pool.
Sit back and relish a sedative journey through radiant green rice paddies, mountains puckered in tea plantations, forests swaying in palm trees through the lowlands to the air that is heavy with the scent of the ocean and to a pristine patch of tropical beach.
Enjoy a relaxing evening listening to the ocean’s symphony from the comfort of your beach resort.
Beruwela ~ Galle
Proceed to the South shoreline city of Sri Lanka and UNESCO World Heritage Site – Galle.
Spend your morning at Kosgoda turtle hatchery, a volunteer-run operation located on a pristine beach off Galle Road. Along the south coasts of Sri Lanka five species of sea turtles lay eggs; green turtles, olive ridley turtles, leatherback turtles, loggerhead turtles and hawksbill turtles. Female turtles lay eggs in the same beach where they themselves were born. Few weeks later hundreds of baby turtles make a perilous trip back to sea and at Kosgoda hatchery you can make sure the baby turtles reach the water safely by releasing three day old hatchlings into the ocean; say hello to wrinkly & smiley turtles come ashore to greet the visitors.
Go on a boat ride down Madu River; pass through the secretive passages created by the mangroves; see the basking crocodiles, water snakes and water monitors; visit the small islands with cinnamon harvesting locals; enjoy a fish massage; observe water birds in their natural habitats.
En route visit Ambalangoda to dig under the surface of the Sri Lankan souvenir trade and discover the magical meanings behind the omnipresent colourful ‘devil’ masks. Witness a devil dance unique to the area believed to drive out spirits causing illness.
OR set sail on a glass bottom boat and explore Hikkaduwa marine sanctuary; the underwater world of colourful corals and beautiful shoals of tropical fish; view exotic marine life like never before as you ride over beautiful corals, intricate underwater plants and creatures in their natural habitat.
Head back to the hotel and spend a relaxing evening prior to retire for the night
Galle ~ Katunayake
All good things must come to an end – after the breakfast the driver will be standby to drop you off at the airport completing your hideaway days in paradise.