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HILL COUNTRY TOUR OF SRI LANKA - ITINERARY
|Day 1 – Negombo||A representative from Ceylon max travels will welcome you from the airport and after taking care of your initial needs. Depending on your arrival time we would be able to do a city tour of Negombo to start our Day off. This tour includes visiting fish markets, fishing villages, Dutch canal, Dutch port and famous Roman Catholic churches. Afterwards we would spend our time where what Negombo is best known for, its beautiful beaches. In this famous coast line, you have the opportunity to experience the most exquisite cuisine and satisfy your sea food cravings from a range of restaurants. Overnight stay in Negombo.|
|Day 2 – Kandy||After refreshing ourselves with an early morning breakfast we begin our journey to Sri Lanka’s hill country, Kandy. Known for it’s sacred Tooth Relic Temple where they securely store the tooth relic of Lord Buddha which houses it under a pure golden casket. Back in the day it was believed as whoever held the tooth had the right to claim himself as King of Sri Lanka. Therefor this tooth is of great value to the heritage of this country and its history. On our journey towards Kandy we will be visiting the elephant orphanage of Sri Lanka. Also we will make a stop at the herbal and spice garden where you can educate yourself in Sri Lankan medicines and herbs. After reaching Kandy we will have our lunch and then rest in our hotel. Furthermore, in the evening we will witness the cultural Kandy dances and explore the Sacred Tooth Relic temple in the glorious moonlight shadows. Overnight stay in Kandy.|
|Day 3 – Nuwara Eliya||While having our morning breakfast we will indulge ourselves in thoughts of Nuwara Eliya’s cold and misty environment. Where you will encounter the plantations and factories where the world famous Ceylon tea is processed. Some of this tea is still processed using machinery built by the British Empire during their stay in Sri Lanka and witnessing this can be pleasant. On our journey to Nuwara Eliya we ascend through tea plantations, curvy roads, misty mountain sides and come across various waterfalls. Finally reaching Nuwara Eliya also known as little England due to its diverse landscape and climate. Spending our night in a rather different atmosphere, where it’s colder and misty, giving a sense of European feel rather than the usual Sri Lankan warm climate. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.|
|Day 4 – Haputale||After having our breakfast in Nuwara Eliya a Ceylon max travels representative will take you to Nanu Oya train station which is the highest railway station in Sri Lanka where you will get a once in a life time train ride in this world famous hill country railway line. In this journey you will come across landscapes varying from waterfalls, tea plantations, mountains, tunnels built by the British and colonies of tea plantation workers. The representative will pick you up from Haputale train station after your arrival and bring you back to your hotel where you will spend your night there.|
|Day 5 – Ella||Waking up to the misty mountain side of Haputale. We will start our journey to Ella which is the last montane territory we will witness on this tour. On the way to Ella we will visit Dhowa Rock Temple which bears a history dating back to about 2000 years up to King Walagamba who turned the cave into a temple. Before sunset you have another opportunity to climb Little Adam’s peek which is a tourist hotspot for trekking. In the evening we will explore the small village and indulge our selves in the traditional meal of Ella in a roti hut. Overnight stay in Ella.|
|Day 6 – Kitulgala||After having our morning breakfast, we will begin our journey to Kitulgala descending back and leaving the mountain side behind. Kitulgala is the most famous hotspot in Sri Lanka for adventures. Ranging from White Water Rafting, Waterfall abseiling, Canyoning, Jungle Trekking and Campsites. After reaching Kitulgala we will conduct White Water Rafting (optional: Canyoning) to satisfy our adventure cravings in this tour. After spending almost the whole day with these adventures we will spend our night by the cool river breeze and enjoy the company of each other under the night sky. Overnight stay at Kitulgala.|
|Day 7 – Negombo/Departure||Having our morning breakfast and depending on your departure time we might reach either the airport or Negombo and spend our last day there accordingly.|
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