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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage – Kandy – Ramboda Waterfalls – Labookkelie(Tea Factory) – Nuwara Eliya – Train Trip Ella – Ella Waterfalls – Yala National Park(wildlife safari) – Galle – Hikkaduwa – Kosgoda(turtle hatchery)- Colombo.
Negombo - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Ella - Yala - Galle - Hikkaduwa - Kosgoda Tour
Negombo / Pinnawala / KandyEarly morning at 6:30, We leave for Kandy, On the route we stop at a Pineapple garden, after this visit we proceed to the Elephant Orphange in Pinnawala. Around 9:15 start the feeding time, The Baby Elephants getting their milk, Around 10:00 the Elephants going for a bath in the river. we proceed to the Elephant riding place, there you can ride on a Elephants back through the jungle. After this visit we proceed to Kandy, The name Kandy is derived from the Sinhalese. (The Portuguese shortened this to "Candea", using the name for both the kingdom and its capital Senkadagalapura. In Sinhala, Kandy is called Maha Nuvara, meaning "Great City" or "Capital", although this is most often shortened to Nuvara). We will visit a spice and herbal garden. After we visit the spice garden we proceed to the Kandy Temple, Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth , we visit the gem museum, see a batic factory, silk factory. Witness a Kandyan Dance Performance by night, We stay the night in Kandy at the ThiLanka Hotel.
Kandy / Ramboda / Labookellie / Nuwara EliyaAfter breakfast we visit the Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya, Located in close proximity to the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It is renowned for the collection the variety of Orchids, and has more than 300 varieties of Orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palms trees attach it is the National Herbarium. Total land mass of the botanical garden is 147 acres, After when we have seen the Botanical garden we drive to the Ramboda waterfall, the Ramboda Falls is 109m high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 729th highest waterfall in the world. After we visit the Ramboda waterfalls we proceed to Nuwara Eliya sightseeing the city and after sightseeing we proceed to the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya / Train Trip to Ella / EllaAfter breakfast we leaving for the Nanu Oya rail station, we wil take the train to Ella, Ella is a beautiful small sleepy town on the southern edge of Sri Lanka's Hill Country. It's situated in the middle of beautiful countryside, with small vegetable plots in the valleys, tea plantations on the hill slopes and forests on the tops. You can enjoy the picturesque scenery in the hill country. We stay overnight in Ella.
Ella / YalaAfter breakfast we drive to the Ella waterfalls, A popular sightseeing attraction in Sri Lanka. It currently ranks as one of the widest falls in the country. This waterfall measures approximately 25 m (82 ft) in high and cascade from an oval-shaped concave rock outcrop. After we visit the waterfalls we proceed to Tissamaharama (Tissa), we stay there in the Hibiscus Garden Hotel. In the afternoon around 2:30 we will start the Jeep Safari in the Yala National Park. Elephants are the most often-spotted inhabitants of the Yala National Park in the southeast of Sri Lanka, east of Matara, but they share the reserve with 130 different species of birds and other creatures like sambhur, spotted deer, sloths, crocodiles, monkeys, wild boar and porcupines. There is also a small population of leopards. After the Safari around 7:30 we go back to the Hibiscus Garden Hotel.
Yala / Galle / Hikkaduwa / Kosgoda / ColomboAfter breakfast we will proceed to Hambanthota, Matara and Galle, Galle is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in south and southeast Asia, showing the interaction between European architectural styles and south Asian traditions. The Galle fort is a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers. When we arrived in Galle we will visit the Dutch fort, the Galle Museum, a old Dutch church and the British church. After we visit Galle we proceed and see the stick Fishermen sit on sticks while fishing in the traditional way. After this visit we proceed to hikkaduwa. Hikkaduwa is a small town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. It is located in the Southern Province, about 20 km north-west of Galle. We go with a glassbottom boat and watch the corals, if you like it you can go snorkeling. After we Hikkaduwa we proceed and visit the Kosgoda's Marine Turtle hatchery - a valuable conservation project that protects the endangered Marine Turtles of Sri Lanka. Globally, all seven species of marine turtles existing are endangered. Out of these seven, five species of sea turtles come ashore to nest in Sri Lanka. The process of marine turtles nesting, hatchlings being born, and swimming back to sea is an ancient and phenomenal ritual that is fascinating to observe. We go back to the Hotel via Bentota, Beruwela and Colombo.
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