On The Wildside
SriLanka known for its breathtaking tropical beauty and colonial history is also an exotic hotspot on the world adventure map. Once you get out of the bustling aura of the cities, the quest begins. Sri Lanka is an untapped haven for adventure and wildlife enthusiasts to have an off the beaten track experience.
A lot to discover and lot to ponder, from the rustic heartland of Negombo to the dense of Yala National Park, the destination is an adventure photomontage. Cut across the lively local markets, raft down the majestic Kelani River rapids, try the epic climb from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya and visit the ancient pilgrimage sites.
With HI Tours, you get the opportunity to feel the adrenaline rush as you get the warmth of luxury on your stay.
Itinerary idea in details
The Riddles of the Countryside
After a warm welcome by our representative at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo, you will be escorted to your hotel, Heritance Negombo, which will give you the authentic aura of Sri Lanka. You can enjoy the charming view of the Negombo Beach from your sea facing luxurious suite or bike round the village in the vicinity of the property. In the afternoon visit the organic coconut oil manufacturing plant or head to explore the vibrant Farmers’ Market, which is locally known as ‘Pola’. During your stay you may choose to sail along the Dutch Canal or visit the Angurukaamulla Temple, which is a Buddhist pilgrimage site and noted for its paintings and murals, ornate carvings and etchings. Indulge in some relaxing Yoga on Negombo Beach before you set off for your adventure experience.
Day 2 and 3
The Fun in Insanity
The adventure begins right after your private chauffeur guide escorts you to your hotel, Palmstone Retreat in Kitulgala. It’s an oasis in the middle of a rain forest overlooking a picturesque flowing stream, complete with a cascading waterfall. Here you can experience the thrill of a lifetime .Choose from a variety of exhilarating activities such as white water kayaking down the majestic Kelani River rapids, or jungle treks stunning lush forest. On your stay, you may visit the Beli Lena Cave, which is one of the largest prehistoric caves in the country, and was the site where the 12,000 year old skeletal remains of the Balangoda Man were found or explore the Makandawa Forest Reserve for some exotic bird watching.
Day 4 and 5
Break Through the Silence
The fun and adventure continues as you steer your wheels and trail ahead to the Madulkele Eco Lodge in Kandy. An absolute bliss perched atop a hilltop, offering bird’s eye view of the majestic mountains, lush green valleys and tea plantations and crystal clear streams. If you are a wildlife enthusiast, your stay in this eco-friendly haven is surely going to take your breath away. Break through the silence of the woods and disappear in the rustic charm of the Kiriwaula and Mahiyanganaya villages. Trekking in the Knuckles Mountain Range, fishing, river bathing and excursion to Hulugaga Waterfall, Hathale Ella, Saree Ella and Jodu Ella are other thrilling adventure activities to choose from during your stay. The 19th century, Anglican Church is one of the major attractions if you seek to take a break from the usual adventure trails.