Into the Hills (7 Days)

(SKU: LK10779011) Into the Hills, as the name suggests, is an ideal family vacation to get away from the day to day urban environment and explore the lush green, scenic, misty mountains of the hill country in all its serene and awestriking beauty. Explore the Last Kingdom of Sri Lanka, Kandy and journey through the artistic passages of the Sri Dalada Maligawa; the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and learn of its history. Visit a tea factory and learn about the tea making process, also enjoy a tea tasting session that will surely convince you why Ceylon Tea is among the best in the entire world.

per adult from

$306

NZD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • Transport in a Private Vehicle, inclusive of all chauffeur accommodation.
    • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide throughout the tour.
    • All prevailing taxes and service charges.
    • 2 x 500ml Water Bottles per Person per Day.
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel Accommodation and Meals.
    • Entrance Fees.
    • Any expenses of personal nature.
    • Tips & Portages.
    • Chauffeur Guide's Accommodation.
    • Visa and Related Expenses.
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
    • Entry/Admission - Horton Plains National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Colombo National Museum

  • Day 1: Airport > Negombo

    Stop At: Negombo Beach, Negombo Sri Lanka
    Arrive at Colombo International Airport and after the formalities proceed to Negombo and check into the hotel. (Travel Time: 20 to 30 mins)
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Negombo > Kandy

    Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Later in the evening go on technical tours related to arts such as gem crafting, woodcarving and batiks. And watch the Kandyan Cultural Show with its colorful traditional dances and delightful music.

    The Kandy Cultural Show gives an opportunity to experience some of the traditions of Sri Lanka. Enjoy this hour long extravaganza as some of the most popular art forms of the island take to the stage. Get wowed by fire dancers and sword dancers. Watch the colorful Kandyan dancers take to the air to the thrumming primal beat of the drums.

    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Kandy

    Stop At: Embekke Devalaya, Embekka Village Three Kilometers from the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Handessa 20480 Sri Lanka
    Get amazed by the wood crafting masterpiece that is the Embekke Temple. Wander through the historic and beautiful Gadaladeniya Temple and view its wonderful paintings and sculptures. Visit the Lankatilaka temple that was quite architecturally advanced for its time. See awe-striking sight of the Degaldoruwa Cave Temple, the inside walls of which are covered in painstakingly restored paintings. Visit the internationally famous Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic with its palatial cream and gold interiors.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400 Sri Lanka
    Which was formed in the early 19th century. Walk through the vast area containing over 4000 species of plants. Enjoy the learning more about the orchids, spices and medicinal plants. Wander down avenues shaded by large and rare trees, or bordered by flowering plants. Enjoy seeing the cannonball tree, walking over the wobbly suspension bridge and through the short hedge mazes or even climbing the twisty trees that make wonderful jungle gyms.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Kandy > Nuwara Eliya

    Stop At: Blue Field Tea Factory, No. 54 Haig Road, Ramboda 20590 Sri Lanka
    Visit a Tea Factory and a plantation where you would see how the world’s famous “Ceylon Tea” is manufactured. In 1824 a tea plant was brought to Ceylon by the British from China and was planted in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya for non-commercial purposes. James Taylor was a British citizen who introduced commercial tea plantation in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). He arrived to Sri Lanka in 1852 and settled down in Loolecondera estate in Kandy. Today even people who have never heard of Sri Lanka are familiar with Ceylon tea, which is known for its quality.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya, A5, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
    Visit the highland city that was the premium holiday resort town of the British in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Enjoy walking through the streets with their pretty little cottages, quaint villas and beautiful mansions. Make a memory in the old red-bricked postoffice as you purchase an inexpensive and colorful postcard to take home or send to your friends. Relax at Queen Victoria Park or on the shores of Lake Gregory.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Nuwara Eliya > Horton Plains > Nuwara Eliya

    Stop At: Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
    Visit the beautiful Horton Plains National Park in Ohiya, with its montane grasslands and cloud forests. Enjoy the majestic views from the precipice of World's End and the cooling sprays from Baker's Falls. Catch glimpses of the many endemic faunae that make their home in the plains. Get to know more about the archeological finds that were discovered in the area.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Nuwara Eliya > Colombo

    Stop At: Colombo National Museum, Albert Crescent, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Experience the colorful lights and bright life of Colombo, the capital City of Sri Lanka. Visit historic monuments such as the Old Lighthouse, the Old Parliament, Galle Face Hotel, Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, the National Museum and more. Enjoy the malls of Independence Square or the Race Course. Visit boutique shops and designer stores.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Colombo > Airport

    Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    After breakfast at the hotel on your final day, proceed to the Colombo International Airport (CMB) and get ready for your departure after spending a memorable time on the Pearl of the Indian Ocean

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    Van (Standard) with A/C 1/14/2020 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Car (Standard) with A/C 1/14/2020 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    By Van (Large) with A/C 8/17/2020 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Bus (Standard) with A/C 1/14/2020 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Lakpura LLC

Activity ID: V-16052P1023

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