Sri Lanka Trekking Tour

Sri Lanka’s Hill country with its spectacular views and waterfalls, village life, tea plantations and forestlands make it a haven for trekkers whether you are seeking light or advanced trekking. The tour is designed to provide those with a serious interest in trekking with a diverse experience of trekking through Sri Lanka; the knuckles mountain range, Horton plains national park and the Sinharaja Nature reserve, the last of Sri Lanka’s virgin rainforests.

Highlights

  • Day 1 – Arrival and overnight in Kandy.
  • Day 2 – Drive in to the Knuckles range towards the beautiful village of Meemure for sights of Lakegala, stopping at Deanston and Mini world’s end en route
  • Day 3 – Take a waterfall-hopping trek in the Knuckles range
  • Day 4 and 5 – Horton plains to take a medium trek through the national park to World’s end and bakers falls
  • Day 6 and 7 – Drive to Sinharaja rainforest for some beautiful nature treks
  • Day 8 – Return to Colombo or the airport or choose to be dropped off at your hotel in the South West Coast

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Tour Details

Tour commences when we pick you up from the International Airport or any location in Colombo or Negombo and drive to the outskirts of Kandy towards foothills of the Knuckles mountain range where your trekking tour will commence the next day.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Serendib Signature resort
Entrance tickets included: None
Other inclusions: Transport in air conditioned vehicle, guiding services

Set off early with packed breakfast. Drive to take the mini world’s end trail at Deanston, a 2 km easy trek with some spectacular views. Take in the 360 degree at Corbet’s gap and proceed to Meemure for a 14 km trek that takes you to a scenic village with about 400 residents who practice farming and indigenous medicine. The trail will take you through farmlands and the border of forestlands to witness mesmerising views of the Majestic granite rock Lakegala. Return to Kandy at night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Serendib Signature resort
Entrance tickets and excursions included: Mini world’s end trail, Meemure trail
Other inclusions: Transport in air conditioned vehicle, guiding services

After breakfast, drive to a central point where a 1o km trek awaits taking a total of 6-7 hours. Trek through winding hill-country roads, pathways, forests and tea plantations to view 6 of the most picturesque waterfalls of the knuckles range including Huluganga Ella, Saree Ella and the Lebanon Estate Waterfalls and end the day with a dip in a natural pool at the base of a waterfall.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Serendib Signature resort
Entrance tickets and excursions included: 6 waterfalls trail
Other inclusions: Transport in air conditioned vehicle, guiding services

Take a scenic drive to Horton plains where adventure awaits the next day. Stop for spectacular views of the Victoria and Randenigala reservoirs. Take an medium trek to the famous Nine-arches bridge and take a further trek to its base which is the more rare view. Overnight in Bandarawela.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Bandarawela Hotel
Entrance tickets and excursions included: Nine Arches Bridge
Other inclusions: Transport in air conditioned vehicle, guiding services

Take the popular medium to easy 8 km circular trail that takes you along the Horton Plains National to the park known for its unique geography and topography. The trek takes you along the plains to a tributary of the Belihul oya with crystal clear waters, a forest trail, the beautiful Baker’s Falls, the World’s end observation deck, the highest plateau in Sri Lanka. The trail also takes you further to mini worlds end before returning to the trail head. On your return spend some time in the little village of Ohiya, considered to be one of the most scenic locations in Sri Lanka 7000 feet above sea level and a trekker’s paradise.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Bandarawela Hotel
Entrance tickets and excursions included: Horton Plains National Park, Ohiya
Other inclusions: Transport in air conditioned vehicle, guiding services

Drive to the Deniyaya entrance of the Singharaja forest reserve, the last remaining virgin rainforest in Sri Lanka, breaking your long journey en route at Belihul Oya for lunch and a dip in the natural stream if you wish.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Rainforest Eco Lodge
Entrance tickets and excursions included: None
Other inclusions: Transport in air conditioned vehicle, guiding services

Take a slow trek of discovery covering over 4 km of light trekking, through varying forms of vegetation of the rainforest and its canopy. Take the arboretum trail a compact area highly representative of the bio-diversity of Sinharaja. Hike up Kurulugala through montane grasslands to witness an amazing spectacle of birds and butterflies.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Rainforest Eco Lodge
Entrance tickets and excursions included: Sinharaja Forest trail
Other inclusions: Vehicle at disposal for short drives, guiding services

This tour is popularly taken with a beach hotel extension and hence the tour ends in any location of your choice within Colombo 1 – 15 or at a beach hotel of your choice in the South West Coast.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: None
Entrance tickets and excursions included: None
Other inclusions: Transport in Air conditioned vehicle, guiding services

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation as per programme above or if not available a similar/same class of hotel will be suggested to you in booking confirmation
  • Meals as stated above for each day
  • Transportation in an Air conditioned vehicle with private transfers throughout the tour
  • Services of English speaking Guide
  • Entrance tickets for sites mentioned in the tour other than those marked as Optional
  • Meet & Assistance on arrival
  • 02 bottles of 500ml water per person per day in vehicle
  • 24 hrs. Emergency on call duty manger services
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