Negombo – Pinnawala – Kandy – Nuwara Eliya Tour
DAY 1: Negombo / Pinnawala / Kandy
Early morning at 6:30, We leave for Kandy, On the route we stop at a Pineapple garden, after this visit we proceed to the Elephant Orphange in Pinnawala. Around 9:15 start the feeding time, The Baby Elephants getting their milk, Around 10:00 the Elephants going for a bath in the river. we proceed to the Elephant riding place, there you can ride on a Elephant through the jungle. We proceed to Kandy, The name Kandy is derived from the Sinhalese. (The Portuguese shortened this to “Candea”, using the name for both the kingdom and its capital Senkadagalapura. In Sinhala, Kandy is called Maha Nuvara, meaning “Great City” or “Capital”, although this is most often shortened to Nuvara). We will visit a spice and herbal garden. After we visit the Botanical garden, we make a visit to the Kandy Temple, Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, we visit the gem museum, see a batic factory, silk factory. Witness a Kandyan Dance Performance by night, We stay the night in Kandy at the ThiLanka Hotel.
DAY 2: Kandy / Ramboda / Labookellie / Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast we proceed to Nuwara Eliya through Ramboda Pass — Beautiful scenery, 6128 ft. Above sea level – Tea carpet hills, We stop at the Ramboda waterfall (329 ft), After this visit we proceed to the Tea Factory in Labookellie. After this visit we proceed to Nuwara Eliya. (Nuwara Eliya meaning “city on the plain (table land)” or “city of light”), is a town in the central highlands of Sri Lanka with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. It is located at an altitude of 1,868 m, and is considered one of the most important locations for tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. We will take a look in the city and after this visit we go back to the Hotel Tea production in Sri Lanka. The town is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. We will take a look in the city and after this visit we go back to the Hotel.
Negombo – Pinnawala – Kandy – Sigiriya – Dambulla Tour
DAY 1: Negombo / Pinnawala / Kandy
Early morning at 6:30, We leave for Kandy, On the route we stop at a Pineapple garden, after this visit we proceed to the Elephant Orphange in Pinnawala. Around 9:15 start the feeding time, The Baby Elephants getting their milk, Around 10:00 the Elephants going for a bath in the river. we proceed to the Elephant riding place, there you can ride on a Elephant through the jungle. After this visit we proceed to Kandy, We will visit a spice and herbal garden. After that visit we going to the Botanical garden, make a visit to the Kandy Temple, Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, we visit the gem museum, see a batic factory,silk factory. then we go to the Thi Lanka hotel take a shower and refreshment and around 5:30 we start for the kandy culture dancers, (According to legend, the Indian shamans came to the island upon the request of a king who was suffering from a mysterious illness. The king was said to be suffering from recurring dream in which a leopard directing its longue towards the king. Which is believed as a black magic of “Kuweni” the first wife of the king “Vijaya”. After the performance of the Kohomba Kankariya the illness vanished, and many natives adopted the dance.) this performance will take around one and half hour after that we go back to the hotel and take the dinner.
DAY 2: Kandy / Sigiriya / Dambulla
After breakfast we leaving for Sigiriya, on the way we wil stop at the Hindu Temple in Matala.We drive to Sigiriya, Sigiriya (Lion’s rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin, We start climbing the rock. after we are back from the top of the rock, We proceed to Dambulla, see the Sri Lanka’s biggest vegetables market in Dambulla, site seeing through the City, and proceed to the Dambulla Caves. Dating back to the 1st century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Asia. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. In 1938 the architecture was embellished with arched colonnades and gabled entrances. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock. There are images of the Lord Buddha and bodhisattvas, as well as various gods and goddesses. After this visit we go back to the Hotel.
Negombo – Sri Pada (Adams Peak) – Kitulgala Tour
DAY 1: Negombo / Adams Peak
We will start around 10:00 from your hotel and we Proceed to the Adams Peak, On route we visit a rubber plantation. At the Adams peak you stay the night in the Watshala Inn.
DAY 2: Adams Peak / Kitulgala
Around 03:00 in the Morning we start climbing the Adams Peak.The climb takes 2½ to 4 hours. The first signs of dawn comes around 5.15 and sunrise is usually between 5.30 and 5.40.Buddhist pilgrims climb the 2245m (7242ft) high mountain to honor the legendary footprint of Buddha. Approx. 300.000 pilgrims visit this place a year. Sri Pada means “holy footprint”. To the Hindus the mountain is holy for another reason: they call it ” Shivas Peak “. Christians from the old Indian Church think that the apostle Thomas have lived there during his mission in India, and the Muslims call it “Adam’s Peak” and interpret the footprints as those of the first man. In the history of religions, Sri Pada is a holy mountain of classic importance. After we climb the Adams Peak we proceed to Kitulgala where we start the water rafting adventure. When we are finished with the rafting we proceed back to your hotel.
(It is also possible to start the tour earlier, and start the water rafting on day 1)