15D14N Adventurous Spirit

by Travel Haven

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  • Travelling to Puttalam, Dambulla, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Haputale, Nuwara Eliya, Buttala, Galle and Hikkaduwa
    Minimum of 2 persons
    Activities include Beach, Boat Tour, City Tour, Family Activities, Nature & Scenery, Rest & Relax and Sports and Adventure
    Includes Hotel Transfer and Meals
    Travelling period Every day from November 20th, 2014
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    • Our Services Includes:
      • Hotel accommodation in shared twin/double room with daily breakfast
      • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
      • Airport Meet & Greet & return airport transfers. Private Local English-speaking Chauffeur-Tour Guide
      • All Transfers & Transportation with private air-con vehicle
      • Private Local English-speaking Chauffeur-Tour Guide.
      • Entrance Fees for mentioned visits in the program itinerary
    • Our Services Do Not Includes:
      • International Flights (quoted separately)
      • Visa for Sri Lanka
      • Meals other than mentioned above
      • Personal Expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, etc)
      • Travel Insurance (We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance that covering emergency medical evacuation)
      • Other Services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival - Colombo - Anamaduwa

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your Private Tour Guide at the airport and transfer you to a very special eco lodge – Mud house, located at a remote area towards northern direction from the airport. Mud house is a house made of clay and mud using traditional village methods, cadjan, hay and other palm leaves for the roof. Lots of tropical fruits and vegetables here at mud house will make your body soothing. A real experience for lifetime. Evening you can go for a nice walk in the meantime do some birdwatching. Overnight in Anamaduwa at Mud House.

Day 2: Anamaduwa (B/L/D)

After a special and extraordinary breakfast you are free for jungle trekking. Have your lunch at mud house, in the evening you are taken out to see some ancient temples and some historical locations. Overnight in Anamaduwa at Mud House.

Day 3: Anamaduwa - Dambulla (B/L/D)

After breakfast check out from the mud house and proceed to Dambulla towards eastern direction you can explore your own road by referring the map. Check in to the hotel in Habarana. Evening you will have the opportunity for an exciting and adventurous elephant ride or to have a complete herbal body massage and many more according to your wish. Overnight in Habarana at Chaaya Village.

Day 4: Dambulla - Sigiriya (B/L/D)

After an early breakfast at the hotel, proceed to “Sigiriya” with your trainers on (training shoes) and explore the rock castle belongs to 5th century AD. Sigiriya is a unique combination of 5th century architecture, urban planning, gardening, hydro technology and world famous fresco arts. This is one of the world heritage sites and also the 8th wonder of the world. Evening you can relax or enjoy the facilities available at the hotel. Overnight in Habarana at Chaaya Village.

Day 5: Dambulla - Wasgamuwa (B/L/D)

Have an early breakfast and proceed towards your first wildlife park Wasgamuwa and check in at hotel. Afternoon you can go for the Willys Safari, by boarding the 4WD jeep, at Wasgamuwa national park. Overnight in Habarana at Chaaya Village.

Day 6: Dambulla - Kandy (B/L/D)

After breakfast check out and proceed towards Kandy. Take the Naula-Matale road so that you can stop at a spice and herbal garden in Matale, which is the spice capital of Sri Lanka. Kandy is the 2nd largest city also the last kingdom of Sinhala kings. In the evening you can witness a colourful pageant featuring drummers, dancers, acrobats and exciting finale of fire walking. Overnight in Kandy at Amaya Hills.

Day 7: Kandy (B/L/D)

After breakfast do a city tour. The temple of the Tooth relic of Buddha is one of the most important places that you visit. Next you will be taken to Royal Botanic Garden - Peradeniya with more than 100 endamic trees and more than 5000 species of trees, plants and creepers together with very rare varieties spread over 147 acres. Overnight in Kandy at Amaya Hills.

Day 8: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Haputale (B/L/D)

After breakfast proceed to Haputale via Nuwara Eliya, which is towards the center of the country. The drive along the windy roads is spectacular with misty mountains, lush green tea bushes in large tea estates. A visit to a tea factory and see how the tea powder is made out of leaves. You will see some beautiful waterfalls while you travel through hill country. Nuwara Eliya is also known as “little England” and the climate is cooler than other areas. In the evening you can go on a hike to see Lipton seat – an Englishman Thomas Lipton’s famous meditation spot, situated at a high mountain. A panoramic view over the mountains and valleys. Overnight in Haputale at Melheim Hotel.

Day 9: Haputale (B/L/D)

After an early breakfast or preferably with packed breakfast proceed to “Horton Plains” – Sri Lanka’s highest and most isolated plateau with rare species of flora and fauna. You can see the ‘Baker’s falls” and “Worlds end” – a terrific escarpment drops vertically for about 5000 ft. After a tired day of hiking you can rest and relax at the hotel. Overnight in Haputale at Melheim Hotel.

Day 10: Haputale - Buttala (B/L/D)

After breakfast you will proceed to dry low lands leaving the hill country. On your way you can visit some historical places. One of them is “Buduruwagala”,- ancient rock sculptured large Buddha images in a jungle area. Check into “galapita” a complete but expensive eco hotel. You are free to do bird watching, trekking, mountain biking here at Galapita. In the afternoon get ready to enter the Yala national park – the 2nd largest wildlife park in Sri Lanka having the largest population of leopards in Sri Lanka. Also the largest density of leopards in the world is in Yala. Also a variety of other animals including elephants and a large variety of birds can be seen at Yala. Overnight in Buttala at Galapita Eco Retreat.

Day 11: Haputale - Buttala (B/L/D)

After breakfast check out and set off Buttala - The area surrounding Buttala is part of the Monaragala district in south-eastern Sri Lanka. According to the 5th century Buddhist chronicle “Mahavamsa”, Buttala itself was situated on the northern border of King Dutugemunu's Ruhunu Kingdom as a defence base to be used on his way to Anuradapura, making it a location of considerable cultural and historical importance as well as a prime eco tourism destination. The landscape is tremendously varied with abandoned chena fields, irrigation tanks, dense tall dry zone forests, thorny scrub jungle, and many flowering trees and rare tropical woods (such as the protected ebony tree). Overnight in Buttala at Galapita Eco Retreat.

Day 12: Sinharaja / Neluwa (B/L/D)

After breakfast with packed lunch, set off early to explore the “Sinharaja”, depending your fitness level you can take your own designated tracks and explore the forest the whole day. Overnight in Neluwa at the Sinharaja Seyana Eco Lodge.

Day 13: Sinharaja - Hikkaduwa - Galle (B/L/D)

After breakfast proceed along the coastal road towards Hikkaduwa en route visit the “blow hole” – to see the sea water pops up like a fountain through a hole in the rocks at the ocean. Traveling onwards you will reach Galle and visit the Dutch fort – another world heritage site. Overnight in Hikkaduwa at Chaaya Tranz.

Day 14: Hikkaduwa (B/L/D)

After breakfast, you have the option to go for an interesting boat ride at Madu River. You will see a variety of animals, birds and about 62 islands where you will get the opportunity to visit a few. Some are specialized in cinnamon plantation and you can see how they get quality cinnamon out of the tree. Also you can see a rare type of black monkey, you will see the prawn traps and many more. Afternoon relax at the beach. Overnight in Hikkaduwa at Chaaya Tranz.

Day 15: Hikkaduwa – Colombo - Departure (B)

After Breakfast, enjoy your day at leisure until your transfer to the Colombo airport in time for your onwards flight.

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