Explore The Highlands Of Sri Lanka

Duration

5 days

Tour Type

Hills

Location

Sri Lanka

Overview

Explore all the top tourist attractions in Sri Lanka with Explore The Highlands Of Sri Lanka. Book Sri Lanka Tour Package for an unforgettable 5 Days Sri Lanka Trip. We have designed this 5 Days Sri Lanka Tour Package to match your preferred travel style be it Cultural, Nature & Adventure and Festival & Events for a perfect Hills Getaway.

Itinerary

Explore the Highlands of Sri Lanka Day 1

Day 1

You will be picked up from your lodging in Colombo by your own one of a kind escort Guide and then travel to Kandy    Temple of the sacred tooth relic - The golden-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth houses Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relic – a tooth of the Buddha. During puja (offerings or prayers), the heavily guarded room housing the tooth is open to devotees and tourists. However, you don’t actually see the tooth. It’s kept in a gold casket shaped like a dagoba (stupa), which contains a series of six dagoba caskets of diminishing size. As well as the revered main temple, the complex includes a series of smaller temples, shrines and museums.   Kandy Lake - Kandy Lake, also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk, is an artificial lake in the heart of the hill city of Kandy, Sri Lanka, built in 1807 by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe next to the Temple of the Tooth. Over the years, it was reduced in size. It is a protected lake, with fishing banned. There are many legends and folklore regarding the lake. One such is that the small island at its center was used by the king’s helm for bathing and was connected to the palace by secret tunnel.   Kandy view point - Climb the hill by Kandy Lake to reach Kandy view point and receive a view of the city that cannot be beaten. As a popular tourist spot, the area brings in a large amount of peddlers, though they often sell sub-par items. The area also has a reputation for high pickpocket activity, so keep an eye on your belongings. From the hill, you can enjoy great views over the lake and the city as a whole.  Stay at Kandy for a night

Explore the Highlands of Sri Lanka Day 2

Day 2

On the next day of our tour we will visit Nuwara Eliya which is at an elevation of 1890 meters above the sea level is the highest city in Sri Lanka   Horton Plains - Horton Plains in Sri Lanka, is the coldest and windiest location in the country. It consists of ecosystems such as Montane evergreen forests, grasslands, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem. In view of the large number of endemic flora and fauna species, Horton Plains was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 30th July 2010.   Tea Factory - To see where your morning cuppa starts, head to the Pedro Tea Estate, about 3.5km east of Nuwara Eliya while in transit to Kandapola. You can take a 20-minute guided voyage through the processing plant, initially implicit 1885 and still stuffed with nineteenth century building. In any case, because of the kind of tea delivered here (a light tea), preparing possibly happens around evening time when it's colder, so you're probably not going to see much activity.
 

Explore the Highlands of Sri Lanka Day 3

Day 3

The 3rd day we will find some new advancer at Ella.  Ella is pure natural beauty, with its waterfalls, greenery, and hills it is just jaw-dropping.   Little Adam’s Peak - Little Adam’s Peak attracts many travelers who come to Sri Lanka. Gradually with an easy hike up to the mountain of Little Adams Peak, you can consummation a worth panoramic view. Ella in Sri Lanka is a very well known worldwide for its breathtaking view and scenery, Little Adam’s Peak is just one of it. The eye catching, jaw dropping and conspicuous peak is the one not to miss, Situated in Ella, Sri Lanka, it has been attracting tourists for a long time now. The reason for its popularity is the amazing view that never fails to attract and impress the visitors.   Nine Arch Bridge - The Nine Arch Bridge in Ella is on the Demodara loop and spans 91 meters at a height of 24m. The beautiful nine arches make it a very picturesque spot especially as it is located in a dense jungle and agricultural setting. Behind the railway, a forest is booming and below, tea leaves are being cultivated.   The Ravana Cave - The Ravana Cave is located about 2 km from the Ella town. It is quite a small cave, measuring about 50ft wide, 150ft long and 60ft high. History says that the cave is used by King Rawana to hide the Princess Sita
 

Explore the Highlands of Sri Lanka Day 4

Day 4

After the mood refreshing breakfast at Ella   Tea factory - This prevalent tea processing plant was worked in 1890 by Sir Thomas Lipton, one of the most well-known figures in tea history. The visit through the works is instruction on the procedures engaged with the aging, rolling, drying and cutting, sieving and reviewing of tea. It's likely the most far reaching tea-manufacturing plant visit around, and a short time later you can taste a cuppa. And then you will visit Haputale.    Adisham Bungalow - Adisham Bungalow is a nineteenth-century British period building, which was modelled on Leeds Castle in Kent, England. Sir Thomas Villiers, a distinguished British resident in Sri Lanka in the early 20th century, used it as his country house. Later it became a Benedictine monastery. The Thangamale Bird Sanctuary is located next to the bungalow. Back to Ella Hotel for the last night stay of this tour

Explore the Highlands of Sri Lanka Day 5

Day 5

After Breakfast you will visit Udawalawa.   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. The park is 165 kilometres (103 mi) from Colombo. Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. It is a popular tourist destination and the third most visited park in the country. And finally tour comes to an END with some new experience and memories.  We will drop you at the hotel in Colombo.

Included/Excluded

Accommodation
Cab
Breakfast
Sightseeing
Flight
Lunch

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events

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Lake/s
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Jungle
Hills

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