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SPICE GARDEN / SIGIRIYA / ELEPHANT BACK SAFARI
Transfer to Matale
Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for.
Here, clients could see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and
processed. Witness a Cookery demonstration (where the ladies could participate at a
competition) + a free massage.
Leave for Sigiriya
Climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King
Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The 'Lion Rock' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres
from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified
town. A moat, rampart, and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring
the base of the rock. Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of
Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway.
These frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster.
Do an elephant back safari in Sigiriya
This excursion will take you along one of the most picturesque sites through the area
and could observe bird life as well as during the trek to the surrounding forest and
foothills. Also, a variety of large and small animal's lives in the surrounding forest could
be seen. Transfer to Batik factory where you will see how World famous Sri Lankan
Batiks are made. Free display of Company Logo which will be made out of batik for
Clients to see
HORTAN PAINS
The most famous place of foreigners in Sri Lanka is Horton
plains.Horton plains are at Nuwaraeliya, Badulla and
Rathnapura districts.There are two main entrances to this plain.
hose are Pattipola entrance via Nuwaraeliya and Ambewela or
Ohiya entrance via Welimada or Bandarawela. Large Savannah
plains, Waterfalls, High pure water, Forests and several Natural
and high eco diversity areas are available to visit at Horton
Plains.Horton Plains is controlled byWild life department of Sri
Lanka.
WHITE WATER RAFTING
An exciting trip to Kitulgala, a small town in the west of Sri
Lanka. It is in the wet zone rainforest which gets two monsoons
each year and is one of the wettest places in the country.The
Kelani River (the broadest river in Sri Lanka) flowing through
Kitulgala was the main location where the Oscar winning movie
"Bridge on the River Kwai" was filmed. On the hill above this
town, a prehistoric cave was recently discovered containing large
middens of shells from some unknown civilization. Kitulgala is
the base for white-water rafting which starts a few kilometers upstream.
Trip profile :
Group and staff - European Rafting guides + 8 persons per raft
Safety - Life jackets, helmets, instruction and guide with
Medical First Aid training.
Equipment - Avon 9 man rafts and plastic kayaks.
Things to bring - Clothes for changing purposes, towels and track
shoes
(Suitable attire will be shorts and T'shirts).
Insurance - Each client is insured for Rs. 100,000/-.
YALA NATIONAL PARK
Leave for Yala and do a safari of the Yala national park by
jeep. Yala is the largest national parks in Sri Lanka and is the
home of wild elephants, wild boar, wild buffalo, leopard,
bear, deer, and crocodiles. You can also see large flocks of
migratory and indigenous birds.
GALLE / BALAPITIYA RIVER SAFARI / TURTLES
Galle is south Sri Lanka's most important town. In 1587 the Portuguese annexed
Galle from it's Sinhala kings and built its first fortress naming it "Santacrusz". Its
old world charm appeals as a tourist destination. To this, it looks back to 500
years of nurture under Sinhala, Portuguese, Dutch and British stewardship.
Leave for Balapitiya and proceed by boats on which you will be Taken for about
two hours. Here you could see a temple, cinnamon plantation and the villagers taking
part in their day to day activities and some Islands.
On your return, visit a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda, which is being operated by the Wild
Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. Several species of turtles, especially the
endangered hawksbills are protected here. Most vulnerable of all are their eggs, which
are left uncovered on beaches all around the coast. The goodwill of Kosgoda area
Fishermen who bring these eggs gratis to the hatchery has led to the hatching and have
released around 100,000 young turtles in only two years since the hatchery opened.