Eco Tours of Sri Lanka (6 Days)
Eco Tours of Sri Lanka (6 Days)
(SKU: LK106E7000) Stream baths, upstream hikes, nature rambles, archeology explorations, bird watching and picnics in our neighborhood.Forest walks, boulder scrambles, a spot of caving and the loveliest of it all – stream hikes.
Day 01 in Negombo
Arrive at Colombo International Airport at TBA hrs. Here, you will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Lakpura Travels. After the formalities at the airport you will be escorted to your air-conditioned Car and proceed to Kandy. (Travel Time: 3 to 4 Hrs)
Beaches of Negombo
Enjoy the sun on the sandy beaches of Negombo on the Western Coast of Sri Lanka. Watch the flourishing fish industry, which is a centuries-old tradition. Ride an adrenaline high with some fun water sports. Enjoy the corals and underwater life while diving. See the 50-year-old ship-wreck just off the coast, where many varieties of fish make their home.
Day 02 in Anuradhapura
Start your journey at 0700 hrs from your hotel in Negombo. You will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Lakpura Travels. After the formalities at the hotel you will be escorted to your air conditioned vehicle and proceed to Willapttu, en route make a pause at Panduwasnuwara and visit the Ancient Kingdom. (Travel Time – 2 to 2 ½ hrs)
Explore the ancient kingdom of Panduwasnuwara, which was briefly the capital during the 12th century. Wander amongst the ruins of the city with its pagodas, image houses, meeting halls and the citadel. Visit the now restored former temple of the tooth relic, which lies just outside the citadel's walls. View the palace and listen to the many legends that surround it.Thereafter continue to Wilpattu and go on a lovely jeep safari in Wilpattu National Park. (Travel Time – 2 to 2 ½ hrs)
Wilpattu National Park Safari
Feel the call of the wild with the Wilpattu National Park Safari. Get a chance to catch sight of the elusive Sri Lankan Leopard and famous Sri Lankan Elephant. See hundreds of other wildlife such as deer, buffalo, monkeys, crocodiles, and rare birds. Get the photographs of a lifetime as you become one with nature. On completion of the safari, proceed to Anuradhapura, check in to the hotel and relax. (Travel Time – 40 to 50 mins)
Day 03 in Sigiriya
After breakfast at the hotel and check out and proceed to airport for your departure after spending a memorable time in this island.
City of Anuradhapura
Walk through the ancient ruined city of Anuradhapura, which was the capital for over a millennium until the 10th century AD. View the pagodas, monastic buildings and ponds that are scatter all over the vast area. Visit important landmarks such as Jetavanarama, which was one of the tallest buildings of the ancient world, the Sri Maha Bodhi and the ruins of the huge Abhayagiri Monastery. Gain more knowledge about Sri Lanka's history as you walk in the footsteps of Kings.
Day 04 in Sigiriya
Dehigaha Ela Eco Lodge
Trek along the stream and have dip in the natural pools This, without doubt, is the favourite activity of visitors to Dehigaha Ela Eco Lodge. The cold and sparkling Dehigaha Ela stream falls into the murky warm Kiri Oya River at the edge of the lodge. Let the tumbling water massage you, allow the cheeky fish nibble at your toes, or just disappear in to the cool pools of water
Day 05 in Kandy
Trek in the village with One of the trained Village Guides through quaint villages, show you the traditional village lifestyle and how they attend to their household chores. The walk also includes a look at the different vegetables, fruits and spices that are locally grown such as Cocoa, Pepper, Cloves, Nutmeg, Vanilla. and how jaggery (local sugar) is made from the flower of the Kithul tree. The village walks ends with a river swim where you can mingle with locals washing their clothes and dipping their heads in the water or choose to swim in what some may call your private natural swimming pool. A new addition is a newly found waterfall which includes a 1km walk through a jungle
After breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed directly to Bandaranaike International Airport for your departure from Sri Lanka after spending a memorable time on the island.
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- Accommodation at the hotels specified in hotel collection.
- Meal plan on Bed and Breakfast basis starting with breakfast on day 2 and ending with breakfast on day 3.
- Transport in a Private Vehicle, inclusive of all chauffer accommodation, cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls.
- Service of an English-Speaking Chauffer Guide throughout the tour.
- All prevailing taxes and service charges (Except for Credit Card Charges)
- Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application.
- International / Domestic Airfare.
- Any expenses of personal nature.
- Tips & Portages.
- Cost of Beverages
- Meals where not specified.
- Entrance fees where not specified.
- Daily 1ltr bottle of OLU water Per Person.
- 1 Un-loaded SIM card.
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