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Sri Lanka Hill Country Tour 09 Nights

Overview
Sri Lanka's mist clad mountain ranges draped in cloaks of green will mesmerise you with its many cascading waterfalls, gentle streams, breathtaking precipices and a plethora of other delights. Discover Sri Lanka's hill country with this tour which includes a toy train ride through the hills and offers many opportunities for biking, trekking and nature walks
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Average temperature and rainfall

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Temperature

150

Rainfall

Tour Highlights

  • Tea bungalow visit in Dickoya, which overlooks the stunning Bogawanthalawa valley.
  • Enjoy a round of golf or even go for a horse ride
  • Visit the beautiful Horton Plains,a secluded patch of highland dotted with primrose &daffodil orchid
  • Trekking in Horton Plains
  • Stay at Tea Factory Hotel
Tour Route - Where you'll visit
1 Colombo
Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its its architecture, mixing colonial buildings with high-rises and shopping malls. The imposing Colombo National Museum, dedicated to Sri Lankan history, borders sprawling Viharamahadevi Park and its giant Buddha.
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2 Kandy
Kandy is a large city in central Sri Lanka. It's set on a plateau surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and biodiverse rainforest. The city's heart is scenic Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), which is popular for strolling. Kandy is famed for sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) shrine, celebrated with the grand Esala Perahera annual procession.
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3 Dickoya
Dickoya is a town in Nuwara Eliya District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Dickoya forms Hatton-Dickoya urban council with Hatton.
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4 Kandapola
Kandapola is a village in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province
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5 Negombo
Negombo is a city on the west coast of Sri Lanka, north of the capital, Colombo. Near the waterfront, the remains of the 17th-century Dutch Fort now house a prison. Negombo Lagoon, lined with fishermen’s huts, feeds into the Dutch-era Hamilton Canal. The canal leads south to Colombo. Neoclassical St. Mary’s Church, completed in the 1920s, features a ceiling decorated with vivid religious paintings.
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Detailed Itinerary

Day ONE +-
  • Day 01: Arrival Colombo - Kandy (110km/3hrs)
Welcomed by Sri Lanka Travel Centre representative at the Bandaranaike International Airport and transferred to Kandy, the hill capital of the island. Set along a scenic lake, Kandy was the last royal seat prior to the British colonization and is a charming hill town with a laid back atmosphere. Check in to your hotel and spend the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle for transfer.)
Day TWO +-
  • Day 02: Kandy
This morning, travel to Peradeniya and visit the Royal Botanical Gardens which the hill country is famous for. Established in 1821, the garden occupies nearly 150 acres along the river Mahaweli and has an orchid house offering more than 300 varieties of orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palms trees.Return to Kandy later in the afternoon and take a tour of the hill town. You could visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth and also enjoy a cultural show featuring traditional Kandyan dance performances. Overnight at the hotel (Vehicle at disposal)
Day THREE +-
  • Day 03: Kandy -Dickoya (70km /2.5hrs)
This morning take an enthralling train journey to Hatton. Ride in the Observation Salon of the “Podi Menike” Express Train bound to Badulla where the tracks navigate countless little viaducts and iron bridges as you travel through lush hills and valleys. Disembark at Hatton station where you will be picked up by your vehicle and transferred further to your tea bungalow in Dickoya, which overlooks the stunning Bogawanthalawa valley. Overnight at the tea bungalow. (Full Board) (Vehicle at disposal)
Day FOUR +-
  • Day 04 & 05: Dickoya
Spend two days exploring the tea plantations. The bungalows are located on working tea estates, offering you a firsthand know-how about how the world’s finest tea is made: from harvesting the leaves by hand and processing it in the nearby factories in a traditional manufacturing process which has remained unchanged for a century. You could also indulge in some mountain biking, guided walks and other excursions during your stay in Dickoya. Overnight at the bungalow. (Full Board)(Vehicle at disposal)
Day SIX +-
  • Day 06: Dickoya – Kandapola (60km/2hrs)
Leave the tea trails bungalow after breakfast and proceed to the Tea Factory Hotel. One of the few exclusive factory hotels in the world, the Tea factory Hotel, as the name suggests, was originally a tea factory that has now been converted into a luxury hotel with all modern amenities. Set atop a hill, the hotel overlooks enchanting tea plantations and its factory like decor with its machines and pulleys promise to take you into another era.Enroute take a tour of Nuwara Eliya. Set about 2000 meters above sea level, this beautiful town is unquestionably the queen of all hill stations in Sri Lanka. Established by the British in the early 19th century, this verdant town still retains its colonial air and boasts one of Asia’s best golf courses, a race course, a manmade lake and off course miles of lush tea plantations. While in Nuwara Eliya, you could enjoy a round of golf or even go for a horse ride.Arrive at the tea factory hotel in the afternoon and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day SEVEN +-
  • Day 07: Kandapola
Today you could visit the beautiful Horton Plains, a secluded patch of highland dotted with primrose and daffodil orchids, where many endemic species of birds, monkeys and butterflies can be spotted. A stroll across the plain leads to the ‘World’s end’ – which offer some of the most awe inspiring views on the island. Also enjoy the magnificent Bakers Falls.Later in the afternoon proceed to Ella, which is famous for its stunning views through Ella gap down to the coastal plains, 1000 meters below .Enjoy a cuppa at the Grand Ella Motel amidst miles of green acres that surround it. Return to the hotel for your overnight stay.
Day EIGHT +-
  • Day 08: Kandapola - Negombo (195km/5hrs)
Travel along the beautiful west coast to Negombo and check into your hotel. Enjoy a relaxing day at leisure by the beach. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle for the transfer)
Day NINE +-
  • Day 09: Negombo
Day at leisure on the beach. Overnight at the resort
Day TEN +-
  • Day 10: Negombo / Departure (12km /0.5hrs)
Leave the hotel to the airport in time for departure. (Vehicle for transfer)

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