DAY 1 COLOMBO - PINNAWALA - KITHULGALA
Arrival, meet greet and proceed to Kithulgala via Pinnawala
PINNAWAL ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE
The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular attractions.
Situated halfway between Colombo and Kandy, the orphanage hasa population of about 75 elephants, making it the world’s largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range from newborn calves to elderly matriarchs and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild. Amongst them are its famous residents, Sama, the lame elephant injured by a land mine during the ethnic conflict in the North and Raja, the blind elephant. Experience the sheer delight of watching these great pachyderms frolic in the river at bath time or the baby elephants being fed twice a day.
Proceed to KITHULGALA
Kitulgala is the most famous White water rafting destination in Sri Lanka. It is covering 5 major and 4 minor rapids which is also suitable for kids over 10 years. Also the pictorial views in the river and surrounding area will gives you an amazing experience during the White Water Rafting tour in Kitulgala.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kithulgala
DAY 2 - NUWARA ELIYA
Transfer from Kithulgala to Nuwara Eliya,
Visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you could observe all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory.
Transfer from Tea Plantation to Nuwara Eliya
Nestled 6,200 ft above sea level, amid lush tea plantations, Nuwara Eliya is a charming hill station developed by the British planters in the late 1800s. Pleasant climate, great natural beauty and champagne tea delight and charm all its visitors. Nuwara Eliya is home to many renowned institutions of Sri Lanka’s colonial British era, such as the Racecourse, the Hill Club, Grand Hotel and its famous 18 hole Golf Course.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 3 NUWARA ELIYA – ELLA - YALA
Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Ella by Train.
Ella is known for the breathtaking views it has to offer. To quote a Traveler the view through the Ella gap is probably the best in the entire island. Besides its spectacular view, the walks around the surrounding hills of the village, among tea plantations and waterfalls is an experience not to be missed. It is said the weather in Ella is similar to a hot English summer, warm during the day and cool at night. The place is also linked to the Ramayana tales, where it is said the demon king Rawana kept the captive Sitha hidden in a cave not too far from the present day village.
Proceed to Yala via Rawana Ella water fall
The Rawana Ella ( Rawana Falls ) in one of the most visited waterfall in Sri Lanka . Rawana fall which is about 25m high and cascade from an oval shaped concave rock out crop. This popular falls has its roots connected to the famous Indian epic, the Ramayana. According to the ancient stories, it is said that after kidnapping Sitha , Rawana, the king of Sri Lanka had hidden her at the caves behind this waterfall. The cave came to be known as Rawana Ella cave.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Yala.
DAY 4 - YALA Safari
Early morning Visit Yala National Park by jeep,
Yala National Park.
Yala National Park is the second largest national park in Sri Lanka and also known as the highest concentration of leopard in the world. Apart from leopard, you can see number of animals such as elephants, mongoose, wild bear, wild buffaloes, jaguar and macaque monkeys.
Yala is also a wonderful destination to see the wild verity of birds. There are around 130 species of birds that have been spotted here including black necked stork, sendipers, pelicans, egrets, hoopoes, parakeets and bulbuls.
In the evening relax by beach.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Yala/ Mirissa.
Day 05 - MIRISSA - AIR PORT
After Breakfast proceed to the Airport for Departure
Proceed to the Mirissa to airport for the Departure flight.( Appoxi 4 1/2 hrs )
End of tour…………………………………………..
Price Included :
Tour guide - Operated with English-speaking guide
Accommodation - Standard hotels including breakfast/ evening meal - sharing double room
Transport -Air-conditioned transportation, transfers as stated in the programme
Taxes - Package rates include all government taxes
Price not included :
Entrance fees, Lunch, tips, drinks and meals if not stated explicitly in the programme
* Price may vary during the peak time of the year.