Bird Watching & Rafting Tour – 9 Days

Start / End : Colombo | Duration : 9 Days / 8 Nights

Bird Watching & Rafting Tour – 9 Days

The 9 Days Bird Watching & Rafting Tour will transport you from busy civilization to a world of wildlife and adventure. Appreciate the wonderful diversity of flora and fauna that is the unique to Sri Lanka. Explore the historic caves and breathtaking waterfalls. Visit nature parks teeming with wildlife and birds. Walk through extensive botanical gardens admiring the profusion of flora.

Tour Summary

Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights

Start / End: Colombo

Available : All year round

Highlights

  • Bird watching, Belilena caves
  • White-water rafting
  • Hakgala Gardens
  • Horton Plains, World’s End, Bakers Falls
  • Detailed Tour
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Day 01 Airport – Colombo

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Transfer to a Hotel in Colombo. “Colombo is a fascinating city not only for a comfortable blend of east & west, but also a cosy mixture of past & present. It is the commercial hub of the country & is only 34 Km from the airport. Places of interest are the Galle Face Green, the Fort, Pettah, Town Hall, Independence Memorial Hall etc”

Overnight stay in Colombo/Kollpity.

 

 

Day 02 Colombo – Kitulagala

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Leave Colombo after breakfast for Kitulgala. Bird watching and visit Beli lena caves. “This is a famous cave where the 12,000 year old skeletal remains of the Balangoda Man (Homosapiens Balangodensis) were found. Also found here are the waste parts of the food consumed by them. The floor is strewn with shells of river snails, which seems to have been a major part of their diet. This is a very large cave with a vast space inside where about a thousand people can gather easily.”

Overnight stay at Kitulgala .

 

Day 03 Kitulagala

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After breakfast white water Rafting at Kitugala. Evening at your leisure. “The Kelani river graded 2/3 rafting site stretches for six kilometers with seven exciting rapids namely, Teaser, Virgin’s Breast, Butter Crunch, Killer Fall, White Quarter, Head Chopper and Rafter’s Quarter. A briefing is given prior to running in the river with instructions on paddling techniques and “Man overboard Procedures “.

Overnight stay at Kitulgala .

 

Day 04 Kitulagala – Nuwara Eliya

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After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. Evening visit the Hakgala botanical gardens. “The center of the hill country also called the “Hill station” in British colonial jargon. This ruggedly picturesque location almost 6200 feet in elevation with it’s soft English spring climate is very English in it’s landscape & buildings; which of course was started by the British, who made it their hill resort, during their rule in Sri Lanka, (then called Ceylon)”.

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

 

Day 05 Nuwara Eliya

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After breakfast leave for Horton Plains. Visit the World End and Bakers falls. “The rugged mountain route to the plains is a tough drive; but the hauntingly beautiful surroundings & majestic scenery will keep them enthralled throughout the journey. Horton Plains is a highland plateau comprising montane grassland and elfin forest. It is home to a large variety of endemic birds & flora. The full day nature trail covering World’s End, a scenic viewpoint with a dramatic drop & Baker’s Falls”.

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

 

Day 06 Nuwara Eliya – Bentota

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After breakfast leave for Bentota. Leisure at a Beach hotel. Overnight stay at Bentota.

 

 

 

 

 

Day 07 Bentota

Leisure at the Beach hotel. Overnight stay at Bentota .bentota-thumb

 

 

 

 

 

Day 08 Bentota – Colombo

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After breakfast leave for Colombo. City tour of Colombo. Colombo is a fascinating city not only for a comfortable blend of east & west, but also a cosy mixture of past & present. It is the commercial hub of the country & is only 34 Km from the airport. Places of interest are the Galle Face Green, the Fort, Pettah, Town Hall, Independence Memorial Hall etc

Overnight stay at Colombo / Kollpity

 

 

Day 09 -Colombo

After breakfast leave to the Airport on time for the flight

  • Accommodation sharing twin on Bed and Breakfast Basis while on tour at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Air-conditioned private transport
  • English speaking chauffeur-guide
  • Government tax and service charge
  • International airfare
  • Lunch, Dinner & Beverages.
  • Expenses of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc,.)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance
  • Departure airport tax
  • Compulsory Cricket/Peak and any Seasonal supplements at selected hotels.( To be notified by the time of the booking)
  • Entrance fees, Jeep hire costs, Trekker chargers etc at sites and locations as per itinerary.

No Restrictions

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