8 days & 7 nights
01.05.2023 - 31.12.2023
Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The hilly virgin rainforest, part of the Sri Lanka lowland rain forests ecoregion was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1988. The reserve's name translates as Lion Kingdom.
The reserve is home to a wide variety of plant and animal species, many of which are endemic to Sri Lanka. Some of the most notable species found in the reserve include the Sri Lankan elephant, leopard, purple-faced langur, and a variety of birds such as the Sri Lanka blue magpie and Sri Lanka spurfowl. In addition to its rich biodiversity, the reserve also offers visitors the opportunity to experience the beauty of a tropical rainforest, with its lush vegetation and scenic waterfalls.
WHITE WATER RAFTING
Experience white water rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, covering 5 major rapids & 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a safety briefing.
LITTLE ADAM’S PEAK -ELLA
Don’t defiance the beautiful tourism site in Sri Lanka, Little Adams Peak whether considering the word ‘Little’, it is named after the sacred Adams Peak (Sri Pada –where the foot print of Lord Buddha is preserved) regarding the similarity between the two mountains. Therefore, the mountain was called as Little Adams Peak. It is 1141 m in height.
09 ARCH BRIDGE
The Nine Arches Bridge is one of the most iconic bridges in Sri Lanka and is one of the best examples of British railway constructions when Ceylon was yet a colony of the British Empire. As of the past decade the surrounding area has seen a steady increase of tourism due to the bridge's architectural ingenuity and the profuse greenery in the nearby hillsides.
Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 metres (6,900–7,500 ft) is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. This region was designated a national park in 1988. It is also a popular tourist destination.
The Devil’s Staircase is an almost 14 km route from the Horton Plains road in Ohiya going down through tea estates to Kalupahana on the main A4 road. The track through the Devils Staircase is one of the most popular hiking and jeep tracks in the hills of Sri Lanka. The difficulty levels and the spectacular view of the green mountains of Sri Lanka has made this a hikers paradise but only the most ardent hikers will undertake this 13 km hike. This unique track will give you an opportunity to enjoy some of the best hill country landscapes of Sri Lanka and push you and your vehicle to the limits as you pass hair pin bends exceeding 15 degrees gradient. One section of the trail is so difficult to pass, so that it is popularly known as the “Devils staircase”. You will also be able to see the highest waterfall in Sri Lanka, the “Bambarakanda falls”. This was the one most picturesque routes that you will travel. The views were breath taking and the journey was exhilarating. Bambarakanda falls was one of the several highlights of the journey. The smaller cascades, along with the flora and fauna make you stare at them in away.
BAKERS BEND BELIHULOYA.
Bakers Bends is a scenic tourist spot located in the beautiful Belihuloya Nanperial Estate in the Ratnapura District of the Baragamuwa Province. It's located at the foothills of the Horton Plains .It's about 5,000 feet above sea level. After passing Belihuloya on the Colombo-Badulla road for a few kilometers we can reach the entrance of this Nanperiyak estate. The Nanperial route starts at the Nanperial bend. At the top of this road we meet Bakers Bend.
The Bakers Bend is located in the Nanperial Estate, so you'll need to get permission from the estate office and walk up. It takes about two hours to get from the parking lot to Bakers Bend.
It gets its name from the fact that Mr. Bakers, who discovered Little England or Nuwara Eliyain Sri Lanka, slipped on his horse and fell to his death with his horse.
It's a little hard to get permission to go to these Bakers Bends, but most people call the journey here a journey to heaven. The road here is due to the beauty of the surroundings as well as the size of the waterfalls. The journey to Bakers Bend was not a difficult one. So anyone can travel easily. The bends we encounter in this Nanperial area are numbered. Baker's Bend is the 23rd such bend. The number of waterfalls we encounter on the way here is huge but they are not very famous. When we go to these Bakers Bends, we can see the beautiful Samanala Wewa and the Southern Province of Sri Lanka on a fog free day and we can see the beautiful Nagrak Bungalow above. If you go here, you are definitely requested to go on a rain-free day as it is a rain-free day to enjoy the beauty of the environment to the fullest.
YALA NATIONAL PARK
Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public and also adjoining parks. The park covers 979 square kilometers (378 sq mi) and is located about 300 kilometers (190 mi) from Colombo. Yala was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900, and, along with Wilpattu was one of the first two national parks in Sri Lanka, having been designated in 1938. The park is best known for its variety of wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan elephants, Sri Lankan leopards and aquatic birds.