Are you traveling through Sri Lanka and want to reach a place you can’t reach with a bus? Would you like to go on a city tour with a guide? Are you interested in some hiking, camping or rafting trips? We can help you with organizing those and make a part of your trip even more special.

 

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KANDY CITY TOUR

We start our day with the visit of the elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala or the Millennium Elephant Foundation, depending on your preference (Optional - elephant ride).

We continue our day with the visit of the Botanical Garden (Alternative is Udawatta Kele). After enjoying the beautiful nature we stop for lunch in one of the local restaurants. Our day continues with the visit of the Bahiraviokanda vihara Buddha statue on the nearby hill. On the way back we stop at a Traditional Handicraft and Gem factory where you can see the unique way of mining in Sri Lanka. I

n the afternoon you have some free time to walk around the lake, grab a snack or visit the nearby temples (Optional boat ride on Kandy Lake) and enjoy the souvenir shops. (Optional – Visiting the historic museum)

In the evening we visit the Cultural show to get to know the unique Kandyan dancing and drumming. By nightfall it’s the perfect time to end our tour with the visit of the Dalada Maligawa golden roofed temple of the sacred Tooth relic of the Buddha in time to witness the ‘pooja’.

KANDY - ANURADHNAPURA - KANDY

A one day trip from Kandy to Anuradhnapura. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization from the 4th Century BC. It’s also considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will tour the ancient capital and visit Sri Maha Bodhi, the oldest historically documented tree in the world. (Entrance fee per person 3500/=)

Anuradhapura (Sinhalese: අනුරාධපුරය ; Tamil: அனுராதபுரம்) is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of North Central Province, Sri Lanka and the capital of Anuradhapura District. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Sri Lankan civilization. It was 3rd capital of the Kingdom of Rajarata after Tambapanni and Upatissa Nuwara.

The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries. The city lies 205 km north of the current capital Colombo in Sri Lanka’s North Central Province, on the banks of the historic Malvathu Oya. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka.

KANDY - POLONNARUWA - KANDY

A one day trip from Kandy to Polonnaruwa Polonnaruwa. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader.

Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic sites in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom’s first rulers. Its beauty was also used as a backdrop to filmed scenes for the Duran Duran music video Save a Prayer in 1982.

The ancient city of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. We will spend most of the day touring the medieval capital. (Entrance fee per person 3500/=)

KANDY - SIGIRIYA - SAFARI - SIGIRIYA

In the early morning we will head towards Sigiriya. Sigiriya is a 650 feet high rock fortress, a masterpiece of construction, artistry & irrigation. The world-renowned frescoes of the ‘Heavenly Maidens’ of Sigiriya. It’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Entrance fee per person 3900/=)

If you prefer not to climb Sigiriya rock (although it’s almost being a must see, being the 8th worlds wonder) you can visit Pithurangala rock nearby, the brother of Sigiriya who hides the remains of an ancient jungle monastery.(Entrance fee per person 500/=)

In the evening we will go on an off-road safari where you can enjoy the lovely jungle surroundings and admire these magnificent creatures that stomp the earth. Circling the beautiful Minneriya tank being part of the elephant corridor which joins up with Kaudulla and Wasgamuwa national parks you are sure to sight elephants and other interesting animals. Its reported that the biggest herd of Elephants in south east Asia live here. (Please note that it’s a natural habitat and we always try out best but we can never guarantee which animals you will or will not see on your trip). (Entrance fee per person 3500/= + jeep rental for the group 7000/=)

We will return to kandy late in the night.

KANDY - SIGIRIYA - DAMBULLA - KANDY

In the early morning we will head towards Sigiriya. Sigiriya is a 650 feet high rock fortress, a masterpiece of construction, artistry & irrigation. The world-renowned frescoes of the ‘Heavenly Maidens’ of Sigiriya. It’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Entrance fee per person 3900/=)

 

If you prefer not to climb Sigiriya rock (although it’s almost being a must see, being the 8th worlds wonder) you can visit Pithurangala rock nearby, the brother of Sigiriya who hides the remains of an ancient jungle monastery.(Entrance fee per person 500/=)

 

Next stop, The Golden Rock in Dambulla, is a cave temple which dates back to the 1st Century BC. Its rock ceiling is one large sweep of colourful frescoes which depict Buddhist mythology and the tales of the Buddha's previous births. The caves house the largest collection of Buddha statues in one place.

 

From Dambulla we will drive to Matale, where you will be able to see one of the most beautiful Hindu temple in Sri lanka, even tho it is not a tourist attraction.

 

KANDY - NUWARA ELIYA - KANDY

In the morning your driver will pick you up and you will head to the uphill coutry. On the way we will pass Ramboda view point (Free of charge), where we will stop and take a moment to admire the beautiful scenery of the amazing Ramboda waterfalls (329 ft. high). It’s time to admire the beautiful Tea carpeted uphill county scenery. You will be able to see some of the beautiful tea plantations and tea puckers at work. We will continue with a visit of the tea factory (Free of charge), to see how the world’s favourite drink is prepared and enjoy a cup of real Sri Lankan tea.

In the aftrenoon we will do a quick stop for some sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya which resembles an old English town (Outside sightseeing Free of charge),. An interesting lake, race track, well- kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican Church, an 18 holes golf course and so much more. In the evening we will return back to Kandy.

KNUCKLES MOUNTAIN RANGE TREKKING (From Kandy)

We will start our day with the journey from Kandy to Knuckles Mountain Range. This is the region for trekking and hiking. It stretches an impressive 155sq.km with five major forest formations, a wide variety of rare and endemic flora and fauna and mountain scenery. It’s the place where we will trek through the forest. You will be able to see rare Endemic species of Birds, Animals, Flora and Fauna etc. Our trek will be ended by a refreshing swim in the jungle river under the small but amazing waterfalls of this area.

OPTION 1: In the evening we will return back to Kandy.

OPTION 2: In the evening we will sleep in a really jungle camp with a nice dinner bond fire and surrounded by nature. You will return to Kandy the next day morning.

KITULGALA RAFTING

In the morning the driver will pick you up at your hotel and together you will begin your adventure.

The first stop of our day with the visit of the Millennium Elephant Foundation (Optional – elephant ride or even better elephant walk where you get to be the mahout) and learn about this amazing creatures up close.

We recommend you to visit MEF instead of the Elephant orphanage. MEF is a place where they cure sick elephants (a normal person can’t see they are sick), you get one elephant assigned and you personally can spend some time with him, have a short ride (without steal cages since that is hurting elephants) feed him and wash him in the river. The entrance fee money goes for the treatment of elephants. That’s why we support them. There is also a small museum so you can learn some new facts and visit the elephant poo factory where they make paper out of poo. Pinnawala is less personal and usually 50 or more tourist stand in a circle and take pictures of the elephants. (Entrance fee per person 2000/= – 5000/= depending on the package)

Kithulgala is famous for white water rafting in the Kelani River with encounters of grade 2 & 3 rapids and relaxing walks in the village. After getting all the equipment and safety instructions we will wake up the adventurous soul in us! It’s time for rafting! Did you know that this is the actual area where the movie “Bridge on the river Kwai” was filmed and you can still see some remaining of the bridge in the water. (Entrance fee per person 3000/= – 3500/=)

In the evening you return to Kandy.

COLOMBO CITY TOUR

In the morning a Representative of WNG will pick you up at your hotel. We will start our day with the visit of the National museum. The National museum was established in 1877. It’s the oldest and the largest museum in the country, best known for the collection of antiques and objects of art.

After the museum visit we will stop at our first temple of the day Kelaniya temple. This is one of the three places in Sri Lanka that were visited by Lord Buddha. For lunch we will stop at a local restaurant to taste some traditional Sri Lankan food.

It’s time to continue our trip and visit one of the biggest markets in Colombo, where you can literally find everything – Petah. Next stop is the Gangarama temple that is divided in to two places. One on the land with a small but impressive museum and the other part positioned on a lake. Perfect time to relax.

The sunset we will enjoy at Galle Face, one of the most romantic and beautiful spots in Colombo. In the evening you’ll be dropped at your hotel.