Nature Trails Tour in Sri Lanka

Nature Trails Tour by Blue Lanka Tours is one of the most breathtaking itineraries we have to
offer. As one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, our home, Sri Lanka offers an
abundance of fascinating things that should not be overlooked while planning a trip for the
discerning traveler. Each location has its own story to tell. So, we handpicked our destinations to present our customers with unique experiences that will be captured under Nature Trails Tour with Blue Lanka Tours.

This 08 Days Nature Trails Tour is notable for its distinct road map and itinerary within the agenda. It does not cover all of the nature trails in Sri Lanka; rather, Blue Lanka Tours has selected some to fit a not-too-long, not-too-short trip in Sri Lanka. The Nature Trails Tour provides many magnificent experiences, beginning in Negombo and proceeding to Kithulgala – the adventurer’s getaway, you’ll start on a high note by going white water rafting and then exploring the ancient Belilena Caves. In between, you will get a terrific Sri Lankan rice and curry experience. The next day, before heading to the chilly climes of Nuwara Eliya, you will enjoy a Bird Watching Trail at Makandawa Forest Reserve. The nature trail will astound you with its magnificent vistas and waterfalls. A swim in Lenthiri Ella Falls is an essential necessity. After spending half a day on the Bird Watching Trail, you will be transferred to Nuwara Eliya.

Horton Plains is a must-visit trek in Nuwara Eliya. However, we have combined this with a
Hiking & Trekking Tour to Kirigalpothta Mountain via Horton Plains. Climb to the pinnacle
of the country’s second-tallest spire, at 7,800 feet (2,300 meters). Scout for endangered animals in Horton Plains National Park as you ascend. Your next day in Nuwara Eliya with start with one of the finest trekking experiences in Nuwaraeliya is reaching the Single Tree for a spectacular view & then Shanthipura – the village situated at the highest point in Sri Lanka.

Moving to Kandy, your adventure awaits in the foggy Hanthana hills. This is not simply
exploration; Blue Lanka Tours has organized for you to roam in cycles, making your last leg of the journey really intriguing and thrilling. The cycling Nature Trail will begin at 8.30 a.m. The journey begins as your terrain becomes rugged and challenging. Cycling past Tea Estates truly makes the Nature Trail tour perfectly splendid.

Hit us up and get more details. Read through the Nature Trails Tour in Sri Lanka by Blue
Lanka Tours and contact us right away and we will tailor this tour for your requirements.

At a glance

Trip length

8 Days

Price

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When to go

All Year Around

Transfers

Airport – Hotel – Tour attractions – Airport

Picture your self

At the top of Kirigalpoththa Mountain

Encountering with Sambar Deer in Horton Plains

Taking a dip from a waterfall

Cycling in Hanthana, Kandy

Not to miss in this tour

ElephantExploring Belilena Caves By Bicycles

ElephantThe Exciting White Water Rafting Experience

ElephantTaking A Dip In The Lenthiri Ella Falls

ElephantBird Watching & Trekking In Udawattakele Sanctuary

Negombo
Day 1 BIA to Negombo

• Airport Pickup & Transfer to Negombo
• Overnight Stay in Negombo – VILLA HUNDIRA

Kitulgala
Day 2 Negombo to Kitulgala

• Transfer to Kitulgala
• Experience White Water Rafting Expedition
• Enjoy Sri Lankan Rice & Curry Lunch
• Afternoon visit Belilena Caves by Bicycles
• Overnight stay in Kitulagala – PALMSTONE RETREAT

Devon Falls in Talawakele, Sri Lanka
Day 3 Kithulgala to Nuwara Eliya

• Bird Watching Trail in Makandawa Forest Reserve
– Arrival Time will be 6.30 AM at Kitulgala
– Brief Description of the Trail and the Forest Reserve
– Starting the Bird Watching Tour at 6.45 AM
– Rest Stops within Every 1 KM
– Visiting Waterfalls such as Lenthiri Ella Falls
– Refreshments
– Photography Sessions
– Reaching the Trail Head by 11.30 AM

• Transfer to Nuwaraeliya
• En-route sightseeing of Devon & St. Claire Water Falls
• Overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya – HERITANCE TEA FACTORY

Day 4 Nuwara Eliya

• Hiking & Trekking Tour to Kirigalpothta Mountain via Horton Plains
– Arrival Time will be 07.30 AM at the Horton Plains National Park
– Brief Description of the Route and the Hike
– Starting the Hike at 07.45 AM
– Rest Stops within Every 1.5KM
– Refreshments
– Estimated Time to Reach the Top by 12.15 PM
– Lunch
– Photography Sessions
– Refreshments
– Reaching the Trail Head by 03.30 AM

• Overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya – HERITANCE TEA FACTORY

Day 5 Nuwara Eliya to Kandy

• Explore Single Tree Hills & Shanthipura (The Highest Village in Sri Lanka)
– Arrival Time will be 07.30 AM at the Trail Head near Racecourse in Nuwara Eliya
– Brief Description of the Route and the Trekking
– Starting the Trekking at 08.00 AM
– Refreshments
– Estimated Time to Reach the Top by 10.30 AM
– Photography Sessions
– Climbing down the trail will begin at 11.30 AM
– Lunch

• Transfer to Kandy
• En Route sightseeing Ramboda Falls
• Overnight stay in Kandy – KINGS PAVILION KANDY

Hanthana
Day 6 Kandy

• Cycling in Hantana
– Arrival at the Trail Head at 08.30 AM
– Brief Description of the Tour
– Start the Cycle Tour at 09.00 AM
– Continuous Breaks Accompanied with Refreshments
– Ride through Tea Plantations
– Reach the Top
– Cycling Back through Rocky and Challenging Roads
– Sri Lankan Traditional Lunch
– Drop off the to the Hotel

• Overnight stay in Kandy – KINGS PAVILION KANDY

Colombo
Day 7 Kandy to Colombo

• Bird Watching & Trekking in Udawattakele Sanctuary
– Arrival Time will be 06.30 AM at Udawattakele Entrance
– Brief Description of the Trail and the Forest Reserve
– Starting the Bird Watching Tour at 06.45 AM
– Rest Stops within Every 1KM
– Refreshments
– Photography Sessions
– Reach the Trail Head by 11.30 AM

• Transfer towards Colombo
• Overnight stay in Colombo

SriLankan Airline 02
Day 8 Colombo to BIA

• Airport Transfer

Trail on the ground

FAQ

Q. Are the trails ok to hike by ourselves or do we need a guide?

– At Blue Lanka Tours we will always only arrange guided hikes. Your safety is our priority. And therefore, guided hikes are recommended highly.

Q. What is the significance of Kirigalpoththa?

– If you’re trekking the Horton Plains do Kirigalpotha. It’s the island’s second tallest peak and is far less crowded than the World’s End trek at Horton Plain.

Q. Are there any Outdoor / Camping / Trekking Stores in Colombo?

– Yes, You can find them at Odel Mall or One Galle Face Colombo, CCC Mall, and Havelock Galleria.

Q. Can I use the Drone when I am on this tour?

– You need pre-approval from Sri Lankan Aviation Authority to fly a drone. Flying drones, however, over National Parks and not permitted.

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Insightful Tips

  • When you’re on the Bird Watching Trail in Makandawa Forest Reserve take a change in case you want to take a dip in the waterfall
  • Be aware of Leeches, and insects – bring protective gear/repellents etc.
  • Bring your Hiking & Trekking gear
  • Bring clothes that can cover your legs and hands – the climate can be chilly

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