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04 Days/ 03 NIGHTS

Basic features of your package:

  • Tour Type: Individual tour with flexible travel dates
  • Tour Route: Negombo, Kithulgala, Nuwara Eliya, Kandy, Colombo, Exit
  • Vehicle: Private air-conditioned vehicle and licensed driver
  • Guide Service: Private English-speaking chauffeur guide

Special Remarks of Scenic Hill Tour Package

  • Real Adventure Experience in Kithulgala White Water Rafting.
  • Visiting Tea Factory in Nuwara Eliya and you may try Block printing in Batik Factory.
  • Colombo City Tour including Galle Face, former British Administrative Center and Gangarama Temple.

Day 1

Arrival / Negombo

Transfer via: Flight, arranged on your own

Travel time: Approximately 20 minutes

Upon your arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be welcomed by a chauffeur and then be escorted to your hotel for hotel check-in.

Note: Buddhism is extremely respected in Sri Lanka, any disrespectful words or acts may cause deportation or denial of entry, e.g. Buddha tattoos, kissing/climbing/riding Buddha statue, drinking inside a temple, etc.

Day 2

Negombo/Kithulgala/Nuwara Eliya

Transfer via: Private vehicle

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (on the way at local restaurant), Dinner

Travel time –Approximately 5hrs

Breakfast at the hotel & proceed to Kithulgala to have a truly adventurous experience in Kithulgala. Kitulgala is a small town in the West of Sri Lanka which is in the wet zone and gets monsoons each year. The Academy Award-winning “The Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed on the Kelani River near Kitulgala which is also a base for white-water rafting that starts a few kilometres upstream.

Experience -1-hour Flatwater rafting in the picturesque Kelani River in Kitulgala (Grade 1 difficulty: very small rough areas might require slight manoeuvring with very basic skill)

On the way to Nuwara Eliya get escorted to a tea plantation and a factory, where the world’s best Ceylon Tea is produced. After learning about the process of manufacturing tea & Sir Thomas Lipton and Ceylon tea get hands-on experience of tea picking don’t forget to sip a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Upon arrival in Nuwara Eliya check in to your hotel & relax

Day 3

Nuwara Eliya/Kandy

Transfer via: Private vehicle

Meals: Breakfast, lunch (on the way at local restaurant), dinner

Travel time: Approximately 3hrs

After breakfast we head to Kandy. On the way get escorted to a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the world’s best Ceylon Tea is produced. After learning about the process of manufacturing tea, get hands-on experience of tea picking, and don’t forget to sip a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory.

Upon arrival at Kandy you will visit a batik factory. Batik has been an ancient procedure of painting cloth and today Sri Lanka is among the world leaders in batik designs. You will be given an opportunity to see the various phases of batik manufacturing, truly quality design, artistry and workmanship. You may also try with Block printing under the supervision of  the staff of the batik factory.

If you have spare time you will have a leisure walk around beautiful Kandy Lake. The lake was created in 1807 by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinha, the last ruler of the kingdom of Kandy. Several minor local chiefs protested because their people were objected to labour on the project. In order to stop the protests they were put to death on stakes in the lake bed. The central island was used as Sri Wickrama Rajasinha’s personal harem. Later the British used it as an ammunition store and added the fortress-style parapet around the perimeter. On the South shore, in front of the Malwatte Maha Vihara, the circular enclosure is the monks’ bathhouse.

Evening- appreciate a vivid and traditional Rangahala Cultural Dance (Kandyan Dance) before walking to the nearby Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic , Sri Lanka’s most sacred Buddhist shrine, the Pooja Ritual held in the temple with all the fanfare, drums, trumpets and brightly coloured Monks definitely show you how special and spiritually important the temple means to Sri Lanka.

Day 4

Kandy / Colombo /Exit

Transfer via: Private vehicle

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (on the way at local restaurant), Dinner at a nice Chinese restaurant

Travel time: Approximately 4.5-5hrs

Today you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to Colombo. Upon arrival in Colombo, take a guided city tour to explore its colonial legacies including the Independence Square, Gangarama Temple of Colombo, mile-long promenade of Galle Face Green. Stop for taking pictures when drive by the former British Administrative Center .In times you will be escorted to the airport for your departure flight.

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