Though Sri Lanka is a tropical island with various geographical attractions and tropical climates, the central part of the country differs from other areas with a cold climate filled with misty mountain tops, scenic views and waterfalls nourishing the country, tea estates and historical importance. Hill Country tour is a perfect tour for families, couples and travellers who want to enjoy the cold breeze and waters of Sri Lanka for relaxation and enjoyment with the touch of a little adventurous spirit. The mesmerizing atmosphere that provides healing, peace and comfort will surely make the tour an unforgettable one.
Day 1 – Arrival / Kandy
Arrival and Transfer to the hotel in Kandy. Driving on the narrow winding roads up to the hill country leads towards the last capital kingdom of Sri Lanka. Inhale the spiritual serenity while auspicious offering at the Tooth Relic Temple and be entertained by the traditional dances and the fire dancers at the cultural show in Kandy.
Day 2, 3 – Nuwara Eliya
Passing the tea plantation towards the hill country hints to you that you have set a course to reach the famous hill countries of Sri Lanka. Enjoy two days surrounded by misty mountains and tea plantations where you will gain knowledge on the world-famous Ceylon Tea processing from the field to the tea factory with a hot cup of tea during the high tea overlooking the mountains and tea plantations. Hike to the Lover’s Leap waterfall to explore the love story that named this breathtaking waterfall and take a tuk-tuk ride to see the magnificent Bomburuella Reservior. Visit the old Trinity Church in Nuwara Eliya which was built in 1852 and the old Post Office which was built in 1894 or surround yourself with the English colonial-style bungalows that will give you the image of the British inheritance during your city tour in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 4, 5 – Ella
Along the narrow winding roads leading up to the hill country, fancy a hike to a breathtaking waterfall hidden in the forest. Surrounded by misty mountains, Ella invites oneself to many experiences. Make your second day is here to give you the freedom to select the experiences that you want at your own phase.
1. Early morning Ella Rock trekking to witness the magical sunrise. (Inclined trekking)
2. Climb the rock stairs to the summit of Little Adams Peak to enjoy the 360 views of the mountain ranges.
3. Capture the stunning images of the Nine Arch Bridge while the train crosses the bridge.
4. Relax and spend your time at leisure.
Day 6 – Udawalawa
Welcoming a camping experience inside a national park in Sri Lanka you will leave the mountains behind to travel to another national park in Sri Lanka known as Udawalawa National Park where it is famous for elephant sightings also among other animals such as crocodiles, deers, wild boars, birds and etc. You will be travelling into the wild in 4×4 jeeps to the campsite indulging in an evening safari to make it more interesting. Overnight stay at the campsite inside the national park accompanied by a campfire and a delicious BBQ.
Day 7 – Negombo
Head back to Negombo for your last night in Sri Lanka after completing an unforgettable holiday and experiencing many extraordinary adventures. Relax and unwind at the luxury resort before flying back.