Adventurous Spirit
Trails & Treks Tour

Discover our island paradise by the roads less travelled. Explore the true beauty of the land through trails and paths not too easy to tread, but incredibly rewarding for the insights they offer about the real Sri Lanka.

Your journey will take you into the mountains, following lost trails to admire magnificent panoramas and hidden waterfalls; through virgin cloud forests and lush tea plantations to the valleys below where the rice fields rule.

Wonderful trails and treks to look forward to.

Why You’ll Love this Trip

  • Embark on a journey that seamlessly blends coastal bliss, misty mountains and vibrant cities, offering a kaleidoscope of experiences that will leave you enchanted at every turn.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of local cultures. From ancient traditions to modern influences, each encounter reveals a unique facet, creating memories that resonate long after your return.
  • Indulge your taste buds in a culinary odyssey, savoring diverse flavors that tell the story of the region. From street food delights to fine dining, every meal is a celebration of local gastronomy.
  • Traverse through nature’s wonders as you witness breathtaking wildlife spectacles. Whether it’s a safari adventure or a marine escapade, each moment is a chance to connect with the untamed beauty of the world.

Is This Trip Right For You?

  • If you crave excitement and love pushing boundaries, this trip caters to thrill-seekers. Whether trekking through dense jungles or diving into the ocean depths, adventure awaits.
  • For those captivated by history and culture, this journey offers immersive encounters. Get ready to explore ancient ruins, interact with local communities and witness living traditions in action.
  • Whether you seek relaxation or a fast-paced adventure, this itinerary accommodates various preferences. Customize your journey to match your energy levels, ensuring a vacation that suits your style.
  • Nature enthusiasts will find solace in the diverse landscapes traversed. From pristine beaches to lush mountains, this trip is a sanctuary for those seeking to reconnect with the natural world and its wonders.
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Meals

Tailored to Your Preference

Trails & Treks Tour
Transport

Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle for Transfers and Sightseeing

Trails & Treks Tour
Accommodation

Hotel (9 nights)

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Included Activities
  • Kandy City Tour
  • Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic
  • Tea Field Tour
  • Cooking Class
  • Memale Cloud Forest
  • Waterfalls Trek
  • Scenic Train Journey
  • Rawana Waterfalls
  • Little Adams Peak
  • Rawana Caves Walk
  • Nine Arch Bridge Trek
  • Paddy Field Cultivation
  • Diyaluma Waterfall
  • Village Walk
  • Kirindi River Visit
  • Cycling or Trekking to Ella Wela Waterfalls
  • Trek to Diyaluma Waterfalls
  • Cooking Demonstration
  • Stroll around the Magnificent and Historical City of Galle.
Distance: 180 km
Duration: 4 hr 54 min
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Itinerary
Day 1
  • Airport
  • Elkaduwa
  • Kandy
Trails & Treks Tour 5 hours
At the airport you will be greeted by your chauffeur guide who will take you to your first destination high in the central mountains of Sri Lanka. Your journey will give you a quick snapshot of the incredible diversity of our island as you travel from the coast, follow the paddyfields in the low valleys and climb into the high mountains covered in tea or lush forest. The steep, uphill drive to Elkaduwa through winding roads often bathed in mist, will be an unforgettable one.
Trails & Treks Tour
Overnight stay at Elkaduwa
Ashburnham Estate
Highlights
Journey through fields and forests
Day 2
  • Elkaduwa
  • Kandy
  • Elkaduwa
Trails & Treks Tour 2 hours
Breakfast at leisure, then explore the hill capital of Kandy, eminent as the centre of Buddhism and the stronghold of the last Sinhalese kingdom. Explore the town at your leisure. Pay homage to the Temple of the Tooth Relic, which houses Sri Lanka’s most sacred relic - a tooth of the Lord Buddha. Visit the Udawattekele forest reserve or the bustling streets and market places. Take in the views from upper Lake drive. Back at Ashburnham, follow the waterfall trail for a quick dip - with views.
Trails & Treks Tour
Overnight stay in Elkaduwa
Ashburnham Estate
Highlights
Kandy city
Temple of the Tooth
Day 3
  • Elkaduwa
  • Kandy
  • Elkaduwa
Trails & Treks Tour
Start the day with a tea experience tour. Join Ashburnham’s own field manager on his rounds of the estate comprising 100 acres of tea. Watch the tea pluckers expertly pick their ‘two leaves and a bud’. Learn more about tea cultivation and head back with the pickers to weigh the crop. Set off to explore the foothills of the knuckles range - a unique cloud forest, and a World Heritage Site. You can take the scenic route and visit a few waterfalls along the way too.
Trails & Treks Tour
Overnight stay in Elkaduwa
Ashburnham Estate
Highlights
Tea tour
Cloud Forest
Waterfalls Trek
Day 4
  • Elkaduwa
  • Kandy
  • Ella
Trails & Treks Tour 5 hours Train Journey
Take a ride that is considered to be one of the most epic train journeys in the world. The pace is leisurely, but the wonderful scenery you encounter along the way makes you forget the time and everything else. The line winds through villages, forests and tea estates. It curves round high mountain passes giving you magnificent views of waterfalls and valleys beyond. This is an unforgettable way to catch a glimpse of real Sri Lanka. After the journey, rest or visit Ravana Ella waterfall.
Trails & Treks Tour
Overnight stay in Ella
98 Acres Resort & Spa
Highlights
Scenic Train Ride
Ravana Ella Waterfall
Day 5
  • Ella
Trails & Treks Tour
In this 5-hour trek you will experience the true beauty of Sri Lanka’s mountain region, while taking in all the famous landmark attractions Ella is known for. Walk to the incredible Nine Arch bridge - perfect for those social media photos. Visit the Demodara railway station, renowned for its ‘loop’ - a unique feature for turning trains around, and the only one of its kind in Sri Lanka. Then continue to Little Adam’s Peak, a tough trek, but worth it for the amazing views especially at sunset.
Trails & Treks Tour
Overnight stay in Ella
98 Acres Resort & Spa
Highlights
Little Adams Peak
Nine Arch Bridge
Day 6
  • Ella
  • Wellawaya
Trails & Treks Tour 1 and half hours
Enjoy the scenic drive from Ella to Wellawaya. Your stay is a unique, agro-luxury resort. Nestled in a low valley amidst lush paddy fields circled by mountains, Jetwing Kaduruketha is designed to resemble a traditional village surrounded by nature. The fields around the property are harvested by the villagers. You can learn all about rice cultivation and the local traditions and ceremonies intrinsically linked to it, perhaps take part in some yourself. Later, visit a viewpoint to catch a glimpse of the magnificent Diyaluma waterfall.
Trails & Treks Tour
Overnight stay in Wellawaya
Jetwing Kaduruketha
Highlights
Paddy Field Cultivation
Diyaluma Waterfall View
Day 7
  • Wellawaya
Trails & Treks Tour
In the morning, explore the nearby villages. Following the overgrown footpaths through fields and river banks you will see and experience the true essence of rural life in Sri Lanka. Along the way, greet the locals, taste some homemade treats at a tiny wayside hut, drink a coconut or some herbal tea. Stop to visit the Kirindi Oya river and enjoy a refreshing dip before continuing your leisurely walk through the paddy fields. At nightfall, explore the jungle trails nearby to spot some nocturnal wildlife.
Trails & Treks Tour
Overnight stay in Wellawaya
Jetwing Kaduruketha
Highlights
Village Trek
Kirindi River
Night Trail
Day 8
  • Wellawaya
Trails & Treks Tour 2 hours
After a leisurely breakfast, set off to explore along the nearby forest trails to Ella Wala waterfall hidden deep inside the jungle. At just 4-5 metres tall, but beautiful with a natural pool perfect for bathing and enjoying a picnic lunch. In the afternoon, trek to visit the spectacular Diyaluma Falls - the 2nd highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. Cascading at different levels with natural pools on the top, the main water drop is 220-metres high. The trek is very challenging, but not to be missed.
Trails & Treks Tour
Overnight stay in Wellawaya
Jetwing Kaduruketha
Highlights
Ella Wala Waterfall
Diyaluma Waterfall
Day 9
  • Wellawaya
  • Galle
Trails & Treks Tour 5 and half hours
A scenic drive to the south coast, and Galle - Sri Lanka’s oldest living city dotted with historic sites with a fusion of European and Arabic cultural and architectural influences. In the afternoon, explore the Galle Fort with its cobbled streets and learn the history behind its Ramparts. A hive of activity, arts and culture it is one of the few World Heritage listed sites in which a bustling population continues to thrive with alleys lined with restaurants, art galleries and shops selling jewellery and antiques.
Trails & Treks Tour
Overnight stay in Galle
Jetwing Lighthouse
Highlights
Explore Galle City
Old and New
Day 10
  • Galle
  • Airport
Trails & Treks Tour 3 hours
As all good things must come to an end, we bid you farewell as our chauffeur guide takes you to the Airport to meet your departure flight home
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