Active and Adventure

Trip for active travelers who want to discover the Island in their own way. There will be an opportunity to take fantastic photos during hot air balloon flight, take part in a cruise in the ocean with whale watching and snorkeling or diving, explore the Island on a train trip through mountains with beautiful views over tea plantations, villages and waterfalls. A taste of adventure during rafting and wild safari in a national park.

(8 days, 7 nights)

Day 1 Meet on arrival and transfer to a hotel close to Colombo for overnight stay
Day 2 Start after breakfast to SIGIRIYA, one of the most important attraction in Sri Lanka. Climb this outstanding Rock Fortress, famous for its Frescoes of more than 1500 years, Water Gardens and Mirror Wall. Later optional Elephant Ride. Overnight stay in Habarana/ Sigiriya
Day 3 Early morning seasonal hot air balloon trip or optional walk in a village – crossing lake by boat, visiting villagers’ cultivation, experiencing bullock cart ride and afterwards cooking and having lunch with a local family. Proceed to KANDY, on the way visit a Spice and Herbal garden. In Kandy – city known as treasury of medieval culture, arts and crafts – opportunity to view traditional and colorful dance show. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic. Overnight stay in Kandy
Day 4 Early morning extraordinary train trip to NUWARA ELIYA, with picturesque views over tea plantations and waterfalls. Afternoon trekking close to Nuwara Eliya – single tree mountain and walking around the Gregory’s Lake. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya
Day 5 Early start with picnic breakfast to HORTON PLAINS, the most beautiful nature reserve also known as the “World’s End”, enjoy the breakfast with a breathtaking view. Late afternoon visit a tea factory – possibility of tasting and buying tea. Overnight  stay in Nuwara Eliya
Day 6a Start after breakfast to Tissamaharama via ELLA. It’s a spectacular drive with beautiful scenery, waterfalls and lake. Afternoon safari in the YALA NATIONAL PARK. Overnight stay near Yala National Park or the second option for the day
Day 6b Set out after breakfast for GALLE, beautiful drive with picturesque view of carpets of tea bushes and waterfalls – stop for an exciting rafting adventure. Afternoon explore GALLE Dutch Fort – the largest remaining fortress in Asia with unique colonial atmosphere. Overnight  stay in Galle
Day 7 Early morning breathtaking cruise for whale watching with snorkeling or optional diving in the ocean.  Afternoon leisure on the beach. Overnight stay in a beach resort
Day 8 Departure transfer to the airport in Colombo or optional stay in a chosen hotel on the beach. On the way to the airport sightseeing tour of the capital of Sri Lanka – Colombo.

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