Sri Lanka Accompreise

Hiking Tour Sri lanka

Until 31.03.2018

Day 01

Colombo – Home Stay -Kalutara 

Local market visit and exciting cooking course 

(Travel time – about 2 hours, distance – 130 km)

Your special tour of Sri Lanka’s southern national parks starts in Colombo. From here you will be driven to the west coast of Kalutara. Check into your family hotel. Afterwards, visit a local market with your hostess and purchase ingredients for your dinner together. Experience the variety of spices and vegetable varieties. In the evening you will have a common cooking course. They learn how to cook the country-style dish of rice and curry and are introduced to the secrets of spices. At the end of the day, you will have dinner and then have your own time.

Day 02

Kalutara- Sinharaja rainforest (2 -3 hours hike) 

Local blessing ceremony and exciting after-migration 

(Travel time – about 3 hours, distance – 145 km)

After breakfast, visit a local temple. In a conversation with the Temple Master, you will learn a lot about living Buddhism in Sri Lanka. If you wish, you can also be blessed for your upcoming hiking trip through Sri Lanka’s natural environment. Afterwards continue to the Sinharaja rainforest. The Sinharajaregen Forest is known for its abundant species of endemic plants and animals and is a Unesco world cultural heritage. Here you can check into your luxury lodge and relax in the jungle noise. Late in the evening, you will be able to take a little hike to see the animals of the night. Forget your night vision not !!!!! (Easy difficulty level)

Day 03

Sinharaja rainforest (3 hours walk)

Sri Lanka’s bird life on the trail Early in the morning, make a hike to bird watching. With a little luck you can photograph one of the 22 endemic bird species in the Sinharaja rainforest. Keep an eye out for the photographic highlight of this trip to the Blue Magpie. The hike requires physical conditioning. For protection against leeches you will be equipped with knee jumps. Then relax at your lodge and have the rest of the day’s leisure time. (Medium difficulty level) Optional Make a 2nd trek in the Sinharaja rainforest in the afternoon. The 5 kilometer long parkour takes you past endemic plants and animal species. They come by the stream and experience the biodiversity of the jungle. You climb up to a viewpoint and can take spectacular photos of the surroundings. (Medium difficulty level) (Extra charge 30 Euro per person)

Day 04

Sinharaja – Udawalawe

Exciting elephant safari 

(Travel time – about 2 hours, distance – 90 km)

After breakfast continue over humpy roads to Udawalawe National Park. Here you can enjoy an exciting jeep safari and have the opportunity to spot Indian elephants from close up! Udawalawe is one of Asia’s best safari parks and is known for the large number of elephants. In addition to the gray pachyderms, you will also be able to see crocodiles, exotic birds, reptiles and other wild animals. Then return to the hotel and leisure. Udawalawe–Ella (Travel time – about 3 hours, distance – 99 km) Elephant cabins and breathtaking waterfalls After breakfast, visit an elephant breeding station and see how diseased and orphaned elephant babies are again prepared for a life in nature. Look at the elephant baby feeding from a nearby platform. At each feeding, the elephant babies agree to a large To Then continue to Ella. On the way visit the Ravana waterfall. The Rawana Waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Sri Lanka. And he got his name from the demon king Rawana, who was bustling in this area. If you want to make a small stop for great foots. Arrival at hotel and leisure.

Day 05

Ella( ca5 – 6 Stunden Wanderung)

Exciting trekking to Ella Rock, past rice and tea fields After breakfast you will be active. A varied trekking awaits you to the Ella Rock, which offers a fantastic view of the surroundings. On the way, walk past a local village and meet the people living there. Then continue through vegetables and tea plantations until you reach Ella Rock. Here you can take a picnic and have the opportunity to shoot great memorable photos. On the way back, you have the possibility to stop in a local tea room and try original Ceylon tea, which is prepared here with milk. Arrival at hotel and leisure. (Medium difficulty level)

Day 06

Ella( ca 5 -6 Hour hike)

Bambarakandara waterfall trekking and bathe in the waterfall After breakfast, walk to Sri Lanka’s highest waterfall, the Bambarakanda waterfalls.You will pass magnificent views, picturesque villages and hanging tea plantations. After you have passed the Devil’s staircase, a 3 fork crossroads, you will come to the Lanka Falls, where you will have an extensive picnic and have the opportunity to swim in the natural pool at the foot of the waterfall. On the way back, you can meet with a variety of animal species such as Sambah or Eagle. Return to hotel and leisure.(medium difficulty

Day 07

Ella( ca 3 – 4 Hour hike)

Early in the morning, drive to the “Horton Plains”, a breathtaking plateau with a steppe-like vegetation, located at 2,134 meters above sea level. Demanding hike (about 8 km) to the “World’s End”. Here, a steep slope, which reaches more than 1,000 meters down to the depths. Enjoy the most spectacular panoramic view over the island and in clear weather up to the sea! Afterwards you have a free afternoon to relax in Ella. Enjoy the sunset in one of the many cafes. (Easy difficulty level)

Day 08

Ella– Kitulgala

(Travel time – approx. 4 hours; Distance – 149 Km)

Travel through the tea plantations and visit a tea factory After breakfast at 9.24, take the train from Ella to Nanu Oya. See spectacular views and gorges and come past tea plantations and waterfalls. You will make the train trip in the 2nd class where you have the opportunity to taste local snacks such as vegetables (flake bread with vegetable filling). Arrive at Nanu Oya. Here you will visit a tea plantation and learn about the manufacturing process of the famous Ceylon Tea. See how the tea pickers pick the tea by hand. If you want, you can also learn how the tea is picked. Afterwards continue to Kitulgala where the famous film .. The bridge at Kwai .. was filmed and which today is the best area in Sri Lanka to undertake a spanned rafting tour. Check in to your tree house in the jungle and free time.

Day 09

Kitulgala  (2 Hours Byking)

Visit of prehistoric caves and Whitewater rafting on the Kelania River Today is straightened!! There is a visit to the prehistoric cave of Belilena on the program. From the cave, where more than 30000 years of evidence of human presence have been found, one has a delightful view of the surrounding mountains. In the afternoon, enjoy an exciting whitewater rafting trip on the Kelani River. After a brief introduction by your guide, you are already in the rapids (difficulty of about 2 rapids) After this exciting experience return to your tree house and leisure time (easy difficulty)

Day 10

Kitulgala – Kandy

(Travel time – about 3 hours, distance – 120 km)

Botanical gardens and exciting Pujazeremonie in the dental temple After breakfast, drive to Kandy. Kandy is the 2nd largest city in Sri Lanka and at the same time the last kingdom, which was conquered by the British in 1815. In addition to a mediterranean climate, Kandy is home to the Buddha’s canine world-renowned for Buddhists. Just before reaching Kandy you will visit the Peradeniya botanical garden. The Botanical Garden is the largest of its kind in all of Asia. With a relaxing walk, you will discover a variety of greenhouses and tree species such as the largest fig tree in the world with over 1600 square meters. The highlight is the orchid house with over 300 different varieties, which due to the climate itself in a greenhouse. In the evening at 18.30 to the Puja Ceremony, you will visit the world famous sacred dental temple, where a canine Lord Buddha is preserved. This valuable relic attracts many pilgrims every day. Experience the 3 times daily opening of the shrine up close. Accompanied by drumming and singing, you are immersed in the spiritual world of Buddhism.

Day 11

Kandy – Sigiriya

(Travel time – about 3 hours, distance – 90Km)

Sri Lanka’s spices and cave temples After breakfast, drive to Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle. Which is known for its monumental buildings and cultural sites. On the way to Sigiriya visit a spice garden and see how famous spices like pepper and vanilla grow and learn everything about the spices of Sri Lanka. Afterwards visit the UNESCO certified Dambulla cave temple which is located on a 150 meter high magma block. After an approximately 30 minute climb, you will experience incredible wall paintings and countless Buddhas sculptured from the rock. From the temple you have a great view of the surroundings and is guaranteed to meet mischievous monkey bands. Then continue to Sigiriya and check in to your hotel.

Day 12

Sigiriya – Kalpitiya

(Travel time – about 3 hours, distance – 150 km)

Rock fortress and cloud girl In the morning, before it gets too hot, climb the Sigiriya Rock Fort, Sri Lanka’s most popular UNESCO site. Your guide shows you the gardens with natural caves, the amazing cave paintings on the way up and the ruins of the ancient royal palace on the top. Then continue to the beach to Kalpitiya. Kalpitiya is located on the almost unspoilt northeast coast of Sri Lanka and is a paradise for various water sports such as kite surfing, diving, and snorkeling. Check into your hotel at the beach and leisure.

Day 13


Excursion to whale watching Early in the morning, an exciting excursion to the dolphin and whale watching (possible from November to April) will see chirping dolphin schools hurry past you and with a bit of luck you even spot a whale. (Alternative boat trip on the lagoon where you can snorkel) Afterwards you can either relax on the beach or try kite surfing, which is offered here in different schools.

Day 14

Kalpitiya – Negombo

(Travel time – about 3 hours, distance – 130 km)

Depending on the time of departure, you can take a last walk on the beach and then drive to Bandaranaike airport. Your adventurous hiking tour through Sri Lanka ends here. With a lot of memories you get back home.


Accommodation Information

Comfort: Home Stay Kalutara STD AC

Luxury: Home Stay Kalutara STD AC


Blue Magpie Lodge

STD Lodge


Rainforest Eco Lodge



Nil  DiyaMankada



Kalus Hideaway

STD Room


Zion View Hotel

STD Double


98 Acres

Superior Room


Rafters Retreat



Rafters Retreat



Serene Garden



Randholee Resort

Mountain View Room


Sungreen Resort

Deluxe Room


Kumbuk Gaha Villa



Funky Far Nest



Hotel Dolphin Beach

Luxury Tent


Price pro Person 1395 Euro

2 pax

1195 Euro

4 pax


Children under 12 

50 percent of the adult rate in the extra bed in the parents’ room

Children under 12 years 25% of the Erawachsenenpreis without extra bed in the room of the parents




Price pro Person 1795 Euro

2 pax


4 pax


Children under 12 

50 percent of the adult rate in the extra bed in the parents’ room

Children under 12 years 25% of the Erawachsenenpreis without extra bed in the room of the parents




Esala Perahera Surcharge from 26.07 to 06.08.2017

35 euros per person

Peak surcharge

15.12.2017 to 15.01.2018

100 euros per person

New Year’s Eve and Christmas dinner on request

Tour Guide

  • Breakfast and dinner in the accommodation
  • Entrance fees according to program (excluding optional activities)
  • Sim card and local mobile phone on arrival
  • Transport in air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Tour guide by an English speaking chauffeur / guide (unless otherwise stated)
  • Accommodation in the hotels described in the program (subject to availability)
  • Lunch dinner, and drinks
  • Drinking funds and other donations
  • Optional Excursions
  • Extended stays or changes to the travel route

Please note:

  • The listed prices are among the hotels listed

  • The mentioned prices are net prices, they include the national taxes (VAT NBT) of 15%

  • Prices may change at any time without prior notice by the government and tax policy.

  • Travelanka has no influence on price changes of this type.

  • The hotel category of the hotels indicated in the program are evaluated according to the evaluation method of Travelanka Tours.

  • Themeal plan is as booked.

  • Half board starts on the day of arrival with dinner and ends with the breakfast on the day of departure.

  • Full board begins with lunch on the day of arrival and ends with breakfast on the day of departure.

  • In some cases, hotels may not be available. Travelankatours undertakes to book an equivalent hotel in this case.

Other conditions:

  • All services are provided as booked.

  • Additional excursions and services can be booked separately, but will be billed separately.

  • Visits to wild parks, adventurous excursions, etc. are at the customer’s own risk.

  • 3% transaction fees are charged for credit card payments.

Cancellation fees (Sri Lanka):

  • Within 07 to 00 days – 100% cancellation fee.

  • Within 14- 08 days- 75% cancellation fee.

  • Within 21-15days – 60% cancellation fee.

  • Within 22 -30 days 40% cancellation fee.

  • 31 days before the start of the trip 25% cancellation fee

  • Exclusion from the trip:

  • In the case of gross negligence on the part of the customer, during the travel disregard of alcohol regulations, disregard of country-specific regulations, Travelankatours reserves the right to terminate the contract unilaterally after prior warning. All cancellations, hotel and flight costs will be borne by the customer

Travel insolvency insurance:

  • Orient Finance Group is a partner of Travelankatours. Customers can turn directly to Travelankatours for claims. The General Terms and Conditions of the Orient Finance Group apply

Children’s regulation:

  • Children under 2 years are accommodated on a complementary basis in their parents’ room.

  • Children aged 2 – 12 years – with extra bed – 50% of the adult rate (extra bed in the parents’ room).

  • Children between 2 – 12 years old – no extra bed – 25% adult rate (in parents’ room).

Hotel Confirmations:

  • Due to any charges for hotel cancellations, the final confirmation of the hotel will only take place after receipt of the payment in our bank account.

  • If a hotel is booked, we can arrange a hotel with a similar standard.

Hotel rules & regulations:

  • The official check-in at all hotels is available at noon,

  • The official check-out at all hotels is available at 11am,

  • Early check-in / late check-out is subject to availability, at the discretion of the hotel management.

  • If necessary, a request will be made from our side.

  • Cancellation conditions are applicable for any shortening of the split / blocked rooms, taking into account the time.

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