Get an in-depth look at the beautiful landscapes of Sri Lanka’s hilly interior during this 8-hour private day trip. Explore Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, before enjoying a guided walk to scout for wildlife as you journey to ‘World’s End.’ You’ll also visit Baker Falls, enjoy an included lunch, and visit a tea plantation and factory.
Stop At: Horton Plains National Park
6:00am: Make a pre-dawn start to Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 7:30am - 12:30pm: Take a guided walk along the park's nature trails to a viewpoint known as World’s End. You may encounter a variety of wildlife including endemic Rhino-horned and Hump-nosed Lizards, highland bird species including the Sri Lanka White-eye, Dull-blue Flycatcher, Sri Lanka Bush Warbler, Yellow-eared Bulbul. Also keep your eye out for troops of Bear Monkey, and Sambar (Sri Lanka’s largest species of deer) which are regularly seen in the plains close to the entrance. You will continue your journey up to Bakers Falls, named after the famous explorer, Sir Samuel Baker. 12:30pm: Drive to Nuwara Eliya for Lunch at Royal Hills hotel Less Duration: 5 hours Admission Ticket Included
Stop At: Pedro Tea Factory
3:30pm- 5pm: Visit the Tea Plantation and Pedro Tea Factory to learn about tea production and its significance to the Sri Lankan economy. Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon) is the world's 4th largest tea exporter, responsible for roughly 25% of the world's tea exports. Today, more than 200,000 hectares in highlands and other areas are dedicated to tea production. After sightseeing, you will be dropped back off at your hotel. Less Duration: 2 hours Admission Ticket Included