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SPORTS & ADVENTURES

Seven Nights Tour
Route: Apt/Colombo/Kandy/Nuwara Eliya/ Horton Plains National park/ Ella/ Ratnapura/ Colombo/Apt
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: At the airport you will be welcomed and met by your chauffeur guide. Transfer from Apt to Colombo and check �in at your comfortable hotel with time to relax and recover from your overseas flight. Take it all in- the hustle and bustle of this capital by the sea. The fort area, the busy pettah market, the National Museum, Galle face Green seafront esplanade, Independence hall , town hall and BMICH. Take a Tuk-tuk ride for the ultimate driving experience and most common transport in Colombo. For everything under one roof, shop at ODEL.

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: At the airport you will be welcomed and met by your chauffeur guide. Transfer from Apt to Colombo and check �in at your comfortable hotel with time to relax and recover from your overseas flight. Take it all in- the hustle and bustle of this capital by the sea. The fort area, the busy pettah market, the National Museum, Galle face Green seafront esplanade, Independence hall , town hall and BMICH. Take a Tuk-tuk ride for the ultimate driving experience and most common transport in Colombo. For everything under one roof, shop at ODEL.

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: The Royal temple complex , of which the temple of the tooth was just one part, includes the Audience hall, the National & the Archaeological Museum and the Queen”s bath house ( ulpenge) just by the lakeside. During the month of July/August, Kandy dazzles with the sounds and lights of the Esala Perahera , a festival held over 10 days. Walk the three temples loop or have your driver take you � Lanka Thilekke Vihara, the Embekke temple, known for its magnificent carved wooden pillars and the Gadaladeniya Vihara, which is built on a hilltop in the 14th century. All three temples are pre-dating the city of Kandy itself. If you prefer to visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, go in the afternoon, as most tourist groups are visiting in the morning before continuing by bus to Nuwara Eliya. The main attractions are the stately Royal Palm Avenue, the Coco de Mer, a giant fig tree, rare bamboo and palm tree species as well as delicate orchids. Kandy is also the undisputed centre for arts and crafts and home of the famous Kandyan dancers � do not miss a performance at the local theatre.

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Today the most spectacular train ride awaits you. The track climbs slowly through pine and eucalyptus forest into a landscape of manicured tea plantations which open up to reveal stunning view through the hills and peaks, especially near Dimbula , at the centre of the tea growing area, where the track passes high above a canyon-like valley between towering cliffs. You journey to Nanu Oya, the station closest to Nuwara Eliya, where the driver will await you. Nuwara Eliya, the highest town of the island, lies in the heart of the hill country. It is situated at the foothills of the Pidurutalagala, at 2524m the highest mountain of the island! The �city above the clouds”, as it is often referred to , represents �Little England”, a Victorian relic, with a park, lake, colonial hotels and quaint old bungalows, the race course and of course the hilly 18-hole golf course right in the centre of it!

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Morning drive by jeep to Horton Plains. The highland plateau of Horton Plains National Park lies about 2100m above sea level ; 3 of the main rivers of the island originate from here. Giant ferns dominate the scenery, which is the main attraction. Arrive early as the winds might blow in mist and rain around noon. The most popular hike is a 9 km roundtrip to the spectacular World”s end, a sheer precipice with a sudden 1000m drop. The return path takes you via Baker”s Falls , the perfect place to cool your tired feet. Be prepared for a 4 hour walk, you are going to love it! Mostly Deer but also monkeys, otter, giant squirrel and many bird species are found on the grassland and forests of these highlands. Return to your comfortable hotel, relax in the afternoon and enjoy high tea served in the hotel garden.

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Today proceed via Welimada to Badulla and Ella. En route stop at Hakgala Botanical gardens for a brief visit, just a few kilometers outside Nuwara Eliya. Have a tea break at Ella Resthouse and enjoy the amazing view on a clear day, all the way to the southern coast, more than 100km away! The popular Ravana Falls ( 25m) and the caves, both named after the legendary king demon king Ravana, who is said to have kidnapped princess Sita and to have hidden her in the Ravana Ella Caves, are a ideal spots for a walk in the pleasant hillcountry climate. 98 Acres Resort gets its striking name from the land on which it has been built�a scenic tea estate on ninety-eight acres of land in fascinating Ella. The colonial era in Ceylon saw this tea estate being larger in extent, owned and managed by a Britisher and famously known as the “Southerland tea estate”. Take a walk in the plantation with the resident tea expert during plucking time and admire the deft plucking of the standard “two leaves and a bud”.

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A must is the half hour hike to the top of Little Adams Peak (1141m), which is only 5 minutes away! If you want a more challenging tour, the hike to Ella Rock takes about 3 hours! After this work-out leave the beautiful hill country and return via Ratnapura, the city of gems to the west coast of Sri Lanka. Arrive in Colombo in the evening, do some shopping or have a sundowner at historic Galle Face Hotel and spend another night in the capital or proceed to Negombo, offering several lovely resort hotels close to the International airport!

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:Start of your individual extension program or drive to the International Airport for your return flight home.

Five Nights Tour
Highlights: beautiful beaches/swimming, whale watching/surfing/jeep safari in the national park/ tea estates/ waterfalls and scenic landscape
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At the airport you will be welcomed and met by your chauffeur guide. Transfer from Apt to Mirissa at the southern coast of Sri Lanka via the new southern expressway. Enjoy the tranquil waters of Mirissa beach and relax from your overseas journey.

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At the airport you will be welcomed and met by your chauffeur guide. Transfer from Apt to Mirissa at the southern coast of Sri Lanka via the new southern expressway. Enjoy the tranquil waters of Mirissa beach and relax from your overseas journey.

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Today travel via Dondra, the southernmost point of the island, to Tissamaharama, a great starting point for an exciting jeep safari in the famous YALA national Park. The park is home to deer, buffalo, crocodiles, elephants, sloth bears, the elusive leopard as well as monkeys and a variety of bird species.

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Journey north-east through the beautiful landscape of the southern province via Kataragama and Buttala towards Pottuvil, the closest town to Arugambay, very well known amongst surfing enthusiasts all over the world! Explore the sandy beach and catch the waves.

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Leave the east coast and drive inland towards Badulla, capital of the Uva province and located in the tea country. In the afternoon drive north of town and take a brief hike( 1,5km) to see Dunhinda Falls. Afterwards proceed to Ella and enjoy the scenic view overlooking Ella Gap while enjoying a cup of fresh tea.

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After breakfast drive past the amazing countryside via Haputale to Ratnapura, which means “city of gems” towards Colombo and the west coast before heading to the International Airport for your return flight or continue with your individual extension program!

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