This tour takes you on a scenic train ride through the beauteous mountains of tropical Sri Lanka. Embark on the train ride from the City of the Kings, Kandy. Feast your eyes on the colourful scenery and interesting villages passing by. Experience Sri Lanka's natural beauty at its best. Disembark at Ella and finish your tour with a walk through the delightful little town there.
Your tour will start at 7:30 am from your hotel in Kandy when your chauffeur picks you up. You will then proceed to the Kandy Railway Station getting there by 8:00 am. The train will leave at 8:40 am and you will be booked optimal seats for sightseeing.As the train travels to Ella you will be able to see many sights. The initial part of the ride will let you feast your eyes on the sight of the sun rising over the misty mountains. As the time reaches mid morning the bright green tea estates and the rolling slopes of the valleys will become visible. You will be able to see brilliantly colored wildflowers in untouched meadows and occasional villages and towns with invitingly cosy-looking homes. As you get closer to Ella you will find yourself passing through stands of trees and patches of forest with increasingly taller trees. You will be able to take photographs of all these and more.There will be occasional sellers passing through the train selling fruit and snacks. However, it is recommended that you bring your own snacks as it will take you up till 3:00 pm to get to Ella. Once you get there you will be able to visit the town and have a delicious meal at one of the cafes there at your own cost.After lunch, you will be able to walk around the town and check out some souvenir shops. You can socialize with some of the residents or the visitors or try the various delectable on offer in the many quaint eateries that pepper the area. At 4:30 pm you will be leaving Ella and will be driven back to Kandy. You will get back to your hotel by 9:00 pm completing your tour.SKU: LK60023500