Trekking Off the Beaten Trail – 11N/12D

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Brief Snapshot

This quest takes you on many different treks into the spectacular Knuckles Mountain Range, then to the Hill Country where you will undertake a further exploration to the highest village in the country and delight in some local hospitality. Then venture into deep jungle trek expedition and find yourself at a secluded village, and end up swimming in a rock pool to ease the pains of your trek. Then escape to the idyllic golden sand beaches and transparent waters of the Indian Ocean.

Itinerary
Colombo International Airport - Negombo - Digana - Nuwara Eliya-Bandarawela - Buttala - Tangalle - Colombo International Airport

Day 1Arrival Colombo Airport - Negombo

Our representative will be awaiting you on your arrival into Colombo International airport.

Meet at the arrivals hall.

To overcome your long flight, you will rest at a comfortable hotel in Negombo. Subject to your check in time, enjoy an Ayurveda massage to help sooth away any jetlag.

Overnight stay in Negombo

Day 2Negombo - Digana

Leave Negombo after breakfast to a small village in the Knuckles Mountain Range close to Digana. As you will transit Kandy, why not visit the gorgeous Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens.

After lunch in Kandy drive to Digana for your overnight stay.

Day 3Digana

After breakfast start your trekking adventure from Digana.

Your Days Plan – Commence with your initial trek through the scenic beauty of the Knuckles Mountain Range. Journey time will be about 5 Hrs.

Initial transfer by an exciting tuk-tuk (3 wheeler) ride or jeep to Narampanawa Junction then trek to Alawathugiri mountain village, where you will discover various agriculture of tea plantations, spice cultivation and observe a variety of hill country birds in their natural habitat, experience the atmosphere of Sri Lankan rural life amongst delightful verdant scenic beauty. You will visit a charming lake nestled in the hills. Head back through a different trail to Oruthota junction.

Return to your delightful retreat in Digana for an overnight stay.

Day 4Digana

Your Days Plan – After breakfast continue with your trekking expedition in the Knuckles Mountain range.

This trek will be approximately 10hrs within the wilds of the Knuckles range. An initial 45-minute drive will take you to the trailhead.

During your trek through luscious green hills, you will fall upon waterfalls and streams, see colorful birds, abundant and natural diversified flora and fauna feel and embrace nature at its best.

On completion of your trek, return to your hotel where you can relax and enjoy a soothing massage

Overnight stay in wonderful natural surroundings. Wake up to bird song!

Day 5Digana

The Days Plan – This adventure will be approximately 3 Hrs 45 Minutes. After breakfast continue with your Knuckles Mountain range discovery. The option to arrive at the trailhead of this trek can be by either using a TukTuk (three wheeler) or by jeep.

Commence your trek to Bambara Gala Heritage Temple, where you will discover ancient caves and continue to the summit of this mountain, through superb scenery. It’s a magical place with pretty views.

Having completed the trek, head back to Digana for lunch. After lunch depart for Nuwara Eliya via Kandy ( drive time is approximately 4 hours).

Check into your hotel in Nuwara Eliya for your overnight stay.

Day 6Nuwara Eliya - Bandarawela

The Days Plan – After breakfast, leave the hotel to be at the race course trailhead by 7.30am.

This 8km trek will take you to Shanthipura, the highest village in Sri Lanka which lies on the slopes of the Kikiliyamana. During your visit to the village, you will meet locals, participate in their day to day farming activities and enjoy their hospitality. The trek will offer some you some excellent opportunities to take pictures for your album back home.

Lunch in Nuwara Eliya before driving to Bandarawela for your overnight stay.

Day 7Bandarawela - Buttala

The Days Plan – Trek to Illukpalassa Village & Village Experience.

Our Premier Lanka Voyages jungle trek starts just after breakfast and covers many less frequented and remote locations. It includes a long trek through deep jungle, including a river crossing and walks along paddy fields. You will also encounter an ancient Buddhist temple and a local school. Your goal: to reach a jungle village called Illuckpallassa, where you will encounter village life in rural Sri Lankan and also experience some great hospitality. Be sure to have a fresh healthy coconut drink at the village. If you have selected our luncheon option, you will be delighted by the delicious village cuisine served up. You’ll will reach an exotic natural pool where you will have the freedom to swim and refresh yourself. You will then return by another jungle path where your vehicle will be waiting for you, at the end of a memorable day.

On completion drive to Buttala for your overnight stay at an Eco type hotel.

Day 8Buttala - Tangalle (Beach Time)

After breakfast depart at your leisure to Tangalle, drive time is about 2.5hours.

Check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day by the beach or pool.

Overnight stay in Tangalle.

Day 9Tangalle

Breakfast and another day to catch-up on your tan by the beach? Or enjoy a short visit to the unusual and lesser-known Mulgirigala Temple.

Stay overnight in Tangalle.

Day 10Tangalle

After breakfast, enjoy a full day by the beach or visit the delightful Bundala National Park where you can observe a whole variety of migratory and indigenous birds, elephants, and other wildlife or visit a further sensuous beach known as Goyambokka beach.

Overnight stay in Tangalle.

Day 11Tangalle - Negombo

Post breakfast depart Tangalle for Negombo.

Check into your hotel and chill by the pool or beach? Alternatively, a boat trip on the Hamilton Canal and fast flowing Maha Oya river or a soothing ancestral Ayurveda massage and steam! Nice idea??

A complementary goodbye dinner from Premier Lanka Voyages (drinks excluded).

Stay overnight in Negombo.

Day 12Negombo - Colombo International Airport

Depart your hotel for the airport that is approximately 30 minutes from Negombo to arrive 3.5hrs before your flight time.

Drop off at the airport and it’s the end of the tour

Goodbye Sri Lanka – Come back again soon!

What to Expect

Religious Sites – Wear conservative attire and cover shoulders and legs. Remove shoes & slippers. Socks can be worn.

Stairs – Un-even rock carved paths, steps and walkways in some climbs may be challenging and slippery. Be particularly careful in wet conditions.

Walks in the wild – Bring your own mosquito and leech repellent. Always follow the tracker or the guides’ instructions. Visits are only undertaken with a tracker.

Safety in Water Activities – Always follow the service providers’ instructions and any red flag notification on the beach.

Hill Country – It’s recommended that you bring along warm and water proof cloths

Negombo, Tangalle – Vibrant beach towns with lot of restaurants & Cafes.

Find more information on our FAQ page.

Although we have provided you with a number of precautions, we cannot be held responsible for any omissions or information provided.

Inclusions & Exclusions.

Our pricing INCLUDES the followings:

  1. Meet our representative at Colombo International Airport.
  2. Transportation using air-conditioned vehicles with driver.
  3. All fuel, insurance and license fees of the vehicle.
  4. Replacement of vehicle in case of breakdown or emergency.
  5. Accommodation as specified in our quotation.
  6. Breakfast included or as per requested meal plan.
  7. 1ltr complementary bottle of water per person per day.
  8. Highway tolls

Our pricing EXCLUDES the followings:

  1. Air ticket expenses from your country to Sri Lanka and return journey
  2. Visa, travel and medical insurance
  3. Early check in and late check outs
  4. Other meals & beverages, unless otherwise specified
  5. Extra items consumed in your hotel, bar, mini bar and all facilities utilized in the hotels. These are to be settled prior to check out at hotel
  6. Tips and expenses of personal nature
  7. Photography and video filming charges at sites
  8. All mentioned activities, any entrance fees. We are happy to provide these costs with our quotation.
  9. Safari Jeep and boat charges
  10. Guides & Driver Guides

GENERAL NOTES:

  1. Availability at hotels are subject to confirmation of the tour and travel date.
  2. The range of accommodation offered are yours to choose from, these are : standard, star rated, luxury and boutique hotels. Additionally, safari-adventure tented camps and eco lodges, plantation bungalows, private luxury villas.
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