Trekking Sri Lanka

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Sri Lanka, Kandy, Knuckles, Heeloya, Ella, Haputale, Ohiya to null

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Best trekking destinations in Sri Lanka, Knuckles mountain range, Heeloya rural village, 3 Icons in Ella (9 arch bridge, ella rock, little adams peak), Lipton seat Haputale, Devil stair, Horton plains, Kirigalpoththa trekking package Accommodation in 3 star hotels, Camping sites, amazing guest houses on BB & HB 06 Nights 07 Days
• Day 01 - Knuckles mountain range trekking (16 km both way) Knuckles Mountain Forest Range covering an area of approximately 21,000 ha is a part of the Central Highlands World Heritage site, declared in 2010. Though it is a part of Central Highlands it is well separated by Mahaweli river valley from the sides of South and east and Matale valley from the west. • Day 02 - Heeloya village trekking (Half day) A very traditional village, it is unique in that it identifies itself with practicing even to this day some of the local customs in daily life. Tourists are encouraged to work and become part of the village life by engaging in plucking fruits and vegetables for a meal to be prepared according to local taste and enjoy Heeloya waterfall, local species and herbs, taste local lunchEvening: proceed to EllaThe small hill town of Ella has gained popularity over recent times thanks to its stunning vistas and jaw dropping mountain silhouettes. Hiking and trekking to some of the most beautiful view points are a popular pastime here. Nine arch bridge, Mountains such as Ella Rock and Little Adam’s Peak are a few of most popular names in the town. • Day 04 - Tea plantation trekking Lipton seat Haputale Lipton’s Seat is the most famous viewpoint where the man himself, Sir Thomas Lipton used to look over his tea plantation and host tea parties with his guests. Lipton’s Seat is the highest observation point located on the hills of Poonagala, near the Dambatenne Tea Factory. For the best view, visit before 10.00 am. After the trekking spend rest of day resting relaxing and enjoying amazing nature, visit Adisham bungalow, Halpe tea factory and Rawana waterfall • Day 05 - Devil stair trekking The track through the Devils Staircase is one of the most popular hiking and jeep tracks in the hills of Sri Lanka. The difficulty levels and the spectacular view of the green mountains of Sri Lanka has made this a hikers paradise but only the most ardent hikers will undertake this 15 km hike. • Day 06 - Hiking/trekking to Kirigalpoththa Mountain via Horton Plains. Horton Plains National Park  is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of  6,900–7,500 ft. is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. Kirigalpoththa is the 2nd highest Mountain of Sri Lanka after Pidurutalagala. With a peak elevation of 2,388 meters above sea level. Kirigalpoththa is the highest point in the Horton Plains National Park and also the highest peak accessible to the public. This 7 K.M trail (one way) will take around 5 1/2 hours of trekking, hiking & mountaineering challenges.

What’s included

  • Accommodation on bed & breakfast basis as mentioned in additional information
  • Lunch day 01, day 02, day 05 and day 06
  • Transportation
  • English speaking driver and professional trekking guide
  • 1000 ml water bottle per person per day
  • Refreshments with energy slabs.
  • First aid
  • Back up vehicle for emergency transport.
  • Support staff fee for guide, helper(s), driver and qualified first aid officer.
  • All taxes
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Any thing not mentioned under Inclusions