Trails of Lanka Tour – 7 Days

Start / End : Colombo | Duration : 7 Days / 6 Nights

Trails of Lanka Tour – 7 Days

Wildlife enthusiasts can look forward to an exciting 4WD safari in one of the famous National Parks, and the tour ends with a relaxing and enlightening walk around the historic Galle Fort

Tour Summary

Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights

Start / End: Colombo

Available : All year round

Highlights

  • Boat ride Muthurajawela Marsh
  • Trek to Kirindi Oya Adventure activities
  • Day tour to visit – Diyaluma falls – Ella wala, Waraka Ara
  • 4WD safari of Uda Walawe NP
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Day 01 Airport – Colombo – Waikkal

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Met on arrival from your flight or picked up from Colombo hotel. Leave for Muthurajawela for a boat ride in the marsh. The marsh offers the opportunity to see and feel the charm of nature in its most pristine form. Also have a look at our traditional fishing gear and craft.

Proceed to the hotel for Overnight.

 

 

Day 02 Waikkal – Kitulgala

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Leave Waikkal for Kitulgala, where you could challenge yourself to some whitewater rafting down the Kelani River. The Kelani river graded 2/3 rafting site stretches for six kilometres with seven exciting rapids. Alternately you could visit the Beli Lena caves. This is a famous cave where the 12,000 year old skeletal remains of the Balangoda Man (Homo sapiens Balangodensis) were found. Also found here are the waste parts of the food consumed by them.

Over night will be at hotel in Kitulgala.

 

Day 03 Kitulgala – Ella

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Water falls your drive today will be very interesting as you will be passing beautiful mountains, greenery, tea plantations and many waterfalls. Arrive at Ella Adventure Park. You are free to relax or trek to the campsite & engage in some adventure activities.

Overnight will be at a hotel in Ella.

 

 

Day 04 -Ella

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You will be taken on an excursion to visit the water falls. Waraka Ara, Ellawala,Diyaluma will be quite interesting with the opportunity for you to have a cool dip close to one of the falls. Incidentally Bambarakande & Diyaluma, which are 790ft & 560ft respectively, are Sri Lanka’s two highest waterfalls.

Return to hotel for Overnight

 

Day 05 Ella – Uda Walawe – Embilipitiya

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Udawalawe today you will be leaving the beautiful mountains behind and entering the jungles of Uda Walawe National Park in a 4WD to see our famous elephants on an afternoon safari. Herds of elephant can be seen along the river during the dry season, which is usually between May & September. Proceed to the south coast of Embilipitiya in the evening for dinner.

overnight at Embilipitiya.

 

Day 06 Embilipitiya – South – west coast

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Have a leisurely breakfast and drive along the coast to reach the Galle Fort, famous for the Dutch Fort. The
Portuguese came to Galle in 1505, followed by the Dutch in 1640. When Colombo fell to the British in 1796, the fort was handed over & used as an administrative centre, a function which it performs to this day. Proceed to Bentota or Wadduwa. You can relax to the soothing sounds of the Indian Ocean.

Overnight at a hotel in Bentota.

 

Day 07  Transfer out

You will be taken to either a Colombo hotel or the Airport today.

  • 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.

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