Authenitc & Lesser known route adventure - 21 Days

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$1595 USD
Per person on double sharing basis
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Detailed Itinerary
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Car US$ 3995 US$ 2285 US$ N/A
Small Van US$ 2585 US$ 1990 US$ 1840
Large Van US$ 2340 US$ 1745 US$ 1595
Peak period supplement US$ 195 US$ 110 US$ 80
Off Peak period supplement US$ 75 US$ 45 US$ 30
  • Binnacle Negombo
  • Orchard Habarana
  • Blue lake ridge
  • Aligama Cottage
  • Camping site
  • Sora Bora camp site
  • Knuckles base camp
  • Home stay
  • Slightly Chilled
  • Chill Ville
  • Kingdom Eco Lodge
  • Thaproban Beach house
  • Sigiriya rock fortress
  • Cycling to Ritigala
  • Cycling in Polonnaruwa
  • Hike to Nuwaragala
  • Game drive in Wasgamuwa national park
  • Visit of indigenous Veddha village
  • Hiking to Knuckles mountain range
  • Authentic rural village
  • Bakery visit a cooking demonstration
  • Hike to Adam’s peak
  • Scenic train journey
  • Hike to Ella rock
  • Safari in Wasgamuwa
  • Fishing and canoeing with locals
  • Unesco world heritage city of Galle & Dutch fort
  • Trek to Sinharaja rain forest

Inclusions

  • DBL/TWIN/TRPL sharing hotel accommodation with meals on BB basis (Breakfast only)
  • FB basis from lunch on day 7 to breakfast on day 10
  • FB basis from dinner on day 15 to breakfast on day 17
  • Lunches on days 5, 11 & 19
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicle, with an English speaking chauffer as specified in the itinerary
  • Entrance and site guide’s fees for places of sightseeing
  • Services of a trekker, hiking/trekking guide for all hiking and trekking expeditions
  • Train ride from Hatton to Ella. (1st or 2nd class- reserved seats)
  • Jeep hire and entrance fees for Wasgamuwa jeep safari
  • 2 Bottles of water per person per day
  • Tips for chauffer

Exclusions

  • Lunch and dinner or any other meals not included in the program
  • Early check in and Late Checkout (Standard check in time is 1400 hrs and check out time is 1200 hrs)
  • Personal Expenses such as laundry, liquor, drinks etc
  • Snorkeling charges in Unawatuna
  • Insurance
  • Perahera supplement (Kandy hotel only)
  • Compulsory Christmas and New Year Gala dinner supplements
  • Visa fees

Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 7 days after our confirmation : No cancellation fee
  • Up to 22 days before arrival : 10% cancellation fee from the net package cost
  • 21 ~ 08 days before arrival : 75% cancellation fee from the net package cost
  • 07 ~ 0 days before arrival : 100% cancellation fee from the net package cost

Child Policy

  • Children up to 2.99 years : Free in the same bedding configuration with the parents
  • Children from 3 – 11.99 years: 50% charge if they use the existing bedding in the same room with the parents
  • Children from 3 – 11.99 years: 85% charge if they use an extra bed in the same room with the parents
  • Children above 12 years will be considered as an adult

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01 - Negombo
  • Arrive in Sri Lanka. Transfer to Negombo. Evening at leisure to relax. Stay in a small hotel.
Day 02 - Habarana
  • Transfer to Habarana. Climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress. Stay in a small hotel.
Day 03 - Ritigala
  • Morning at leisure. Afternoon cycle to the Ritigala archeological site. Explore the ruins in Ritigala. Enjoy a sun downer. Stay in a small hotel.
Day 04 - Polonnaruwa
  • Cycle in the medieval city of Polonnaruwa to explore the ancient temples and ruins. Transfer to Maha oya. Stay in a small guest house.
Day 05 - Nuwaragala
  • Morning hike to Nuwaragala mountain. Nuwaragala is believed to be an unfinished fortress which was later converted into a monastery. You will be trekking through forests where elephants roam around. There is a natural pool on top of the mountain where you can have a nice swim. Stay in a small guest house.
Day 06 - Wasgamuwa
  • Transfer to Wasgamuwa. Afternoon enjoy a game drive in the Wasgamuwa national park to view the elephants and other wild animals. You will also have the opportunity to sight many rare birds on this safari. Stay in a small guest house.
Day 07 - Dambana
  • Transfer to Dambana Veddha village. Afternoon experience the Veddha’s way of life. Witness a traditional Veddha dance and a demonstration of traditional hunting methods. You will also have the chance to meet the tribal leader. Enjoy a camp out with a traditional meal with the Veddhas with a bon fire.
Day 08 - Dambana
  • After breakfast at the Veddha village transfer to the Sora bora lake camping site. Commence your trek through the rice fields, tea plantations, pine forests and the villages. This trek is approximately 18 kms and you will be able to explore the village life and to do some bird watching. Take a short catamaran ride. You will be spending the night in a camp site by the lake.
Day 09 - Knuckles
  • Do an early morning bird watching and witness the spectacular sunrise while riding a traditional catamaran and come back to the cam for breakfast. Trek to a beautiful waterfall. You will be transferred to the Knuckles mountain range. Commence your trek through the spice gardens, vegetable & rice fields and tea plantations. The total trek is approximately 16 kms and at the end of the trail you will have the opportunity to have a swim at the base of a nice waterfall. On your way back you will be able to do some bird watching. Stay in a mobile tented camp in the mountain range.
Day 10 - Kandy
  • After breakfast set on an excursion to a remote village by the foothills of the Knuckles mountain range. Enjoy a walk which goes through pine forests, tea estates, gushing streams and terraced rice fields. Interact with the villagers and enjoy an authentic local meal. Transfer to Kandy and afternoon at leisure. Stay in a homestay.
Day 11 - Kandy
  • Morning after breakfast, visit a village bakery. Make your own buns/bread with the help of the local baker. Thereafter get involved in a cooking process with a local family. You will have the chance to cut and chop veggies, scrape fresh coconut and grind the herbs. Enjoy your home cooked meal with the family. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. Stay in a homestay.
Day 12 - Adam's Peak
  • Transfer to Nallathanniya. Afternoon at leisure. Stay in a small guest house.
Day 13 - Adam's Peak
  • Early morning around 2 am set on a hike to Adam’s peak. View the lovely scenery of the sunrise from the mountain top. Descend down through the tea estates and the woods. Refreshments and water will be provided. Thereafter board a local train and enjoy a scenic train journey through the tea plantations and the misty mountains from Hatton to Ella. Evening at leisure. Stay in a small hotel with the lovely view of Ella gap.
Day 14 - Ella
  • Morning at leisure. Late afternoon, set on a hike to Ella rock. You will be trekking through the country side, tea plantations and rail roads. Enjoy the lovely view from the mountain top. Stay in a small hotel with the lovely view of Ella gap.
Day 15 - Wellawaya
  • Transfer to Wellawaya. Late afternoon enjoy a jeep safari to the backyard of the farm to see wild elephants and crocodiles. Enjoy a home cooked dinner. Stay in a rural farm.
Day 16 - Wellawaya
  • This is a free day for your own activities with the locals. You can take a canoe ride in the lake, go fishing, work in the vegetable fields, ride a tractor or participate in cooking are the experiences that are available for you. Enjoy a BBQ dinner under the stars. Stay in a rural farm.
Day 17 - Galle
  • Transfer to Galle. Explore the Unesco world heritage city of Galle and the Dutch fort. Stay in a small hotel by the beach.
Day 18 - Unawatuna
  • Full day at leisure by the beach. You will have the opportunity to do some snorkeling. Stay in a small hotel by the beach.
Day 19 - Unawatuna
  • Early morning you will be picked up and transferred in a local bus and a tuk tuk to a village bordering the Sinharaja rain forest. Breakfast and refreshments will be served. Thereafter enjoy a country walk by the border of the Sinharaja rain forest. You will be walking through rural villages and forest patches. Picnic lunch will be served. After completing the walk you will be transferred back in public transport and tuk tuks. Stay in a small hotel by the beach.
Day 20 - Unawatuna
  • Full day at leisure by the beach. You will have the opportunity to do some snorkeling. Stay in a small hotel by the beach.
Day 21 - Departure
  • Your exciting adventurous holiday comes to an end. Hope to see you soon with yet another memorable vacation in our paradise island.