Around the Island

We cover famous tourist attractions around the Island

13 Days / 12 Nights

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Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is an island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean. Its diverse landscapes range from rainforest and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches.

It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes. The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years.



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Day 01

Arrival, welcome by a representative of Pure Lanka Holidays and transfer to Hotel.

In the evening undertake a relaxing Boat Cruise along the Ma Oya River through beautiful

Greenery, Palm Groves etc –

Evening City Tour of Negombo including a Fishing Village, Old Dutch Fortress from 1678

Converted to prison, the Hamilton Canal which was built by the Dutch for the

Transportation of Cinnamon; St. Mary’s Church and the Old Dutch Cemetery and

Naturally the Negombo Fish Market.

Overnight stay at Negombo


Day 02

After breakfast transfer to Mawanella on the Colombo – Kandy main highway.

Start trekking to the “Saradiel Rock” – This is a medium size mountain on top of which

You have a point from which you can see the surrounding area and the main road for a

Long distance. Saradiel , local version of Robin Hood used to see the approaching Horse

Carriages during the 19th century which were taking the mail and the money to plantation

Areas in up country from this point and used to loot them as they approached and

Distribute the money to the poor people. He was later killed by the Police and there is a

Monument closer to this place.

In the evening either visit the Elephant Orphanage to see the largest herd of domestic

Elephants which comprises of babies who are being fed by bottle OR engage in a hike

Crossing the river, through the villages passing Rubber Plantations, Paddy Fields ,

Coconut Plantations, Home Gardens etc.

Overnight stay at Pinnawala


Day 03

After breakfast leave for Kitulgala

En route visit the Salgala Monastic Complex – located in a low country patch of rain

Forest to see the meditating monks – but not to disturb them or engage in

Conversations unless invited by them.

Proceed to Kitulgala – became famous as it was the location for David Lean’s

Academy Award winning film “Bridge on the River Kwai”

Take part in a session of White Water River Rafting along the Kelani River, 2nd

Longest in the island.

Overnight stay at Kitulgala
Day 04

After breakfast visit the “Belilena “- Pre historic cave where historical evidence has been

Found and confirmed of the earliest human beings that lived in this island dating back to

30,000 years.

Undertake a transfer by catamaran rafts to the other side of the river to take part in an

Interesting hike through paddy fields, a Jungle and remote villages during which we will

See Toddy Tapping.

(Toddy is an alcoholic beverage extracted from the sap of the coconut flower which if left to

Mature will turn out to be Vinegar and go on to gives us Juggery – a sweetner)

Enjoy a lunch prepared by a local family in the Kamatha (The special place at the edge of

The Paddy Fields lefty for the stocking and subsequent threshing of the paddy)

Overnight stay at Kitulgala


Day 05

After breakfast return to the main road using a Suspension bridge to cross the river

Proceed to Laxapana

Engage in a hike on the foothills of the Seven Virgins Mountain Range where some years

Back an Icelandic Airliner from Indonesia crashed with Moslem devotees returning after

Pilgrimage to Mecca killing all on board in the vicinity of the Laxapana Water Falls which

Provides water to one of Sri Lanka’s premier hydral reservoirs. Enjoy seeing the village

Ladies preparing the Juggery out of Toddy in their homes as a cottage industry.

Transfer to the base of the Adam’s Peak

Overnight stay at Dalhousie


Day 06

Leave for the ascend to the Adam’s Peak at 2.00 am.

Enjoy the ascend to reach the summit of the Holy Mountain.

Witness the “Sun rise”

Return for a late breakfast.

Refresh and leave for Bandarawela

Overnight stay at Bandarawela


Day 07

After breakfast transfer to the Railway Station to travel by train to Idalgashinna.

Start mountain trekking through Tea Plantations, Jungles, grasslands and a patch of

Rainforest etc to reach Colombo – Badulla highway and pickup transfer by vehicle.

Take part in a cooking demonstration

Overnight stay at Belihuloya


Day 08

After breakfast leave for a Hike to visit the Lamp Flame Waterfalls.

Leave for Uva Kuda Oya

Deep down in the south , in the dry zone in close proximity to the elephant infested jungles

Lies the village hamlet of Uva Kuda Oya .Travelling a short distance after turning off from

The Wellawaya –Tissamaharama Highway to the interior , we reach the Farm Land within

Which is located the Cottage Site. A small scale village tank and a long line of Paddy Fields

Forms one boundary for this land situated within the arid zone of Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay at Kuda Oya


Day 09

After breakfast leave for Ratnapura – “The City of Gems”

En route undertake a Jeep Safari of the Uda Walawe National Park mainly to see wild

Elephants and the Elephant Transit Home where babies are being looked after to be

Subsequently sent back in to the jungles .This is a great effort for conservation of this giant


Also visit the Sankapala Ancient Buddhist Temple, first constructed in memory

Of Therapuththabhaya, one of the ten giants of the Great King – Dutugemunu in the

Anuradhapura period and the Maha Saman Devalaya, the Temple devoted to God Saman

Which is supposed to be the Guardian God for this area including the Holy Mountain –

Adam’s Peak.

In Ratnapura visit the places of interest of the Gem Industry in Sri Lanka including Gem

Mines to get an insight in to this important segment of the local economy..

Overnight stay at Ratnapura


Day 10

After breakfast transfer to the starting point for Canoeing

Orientation and Briefing Session

Start Canoeing down Kalu Ganga, one of the four major rivers in Sri Lanka, apart from the

Activity enjoy seeing lots of life style of locals along the route including Sand Mining, illegal

Hem Mining, Illicit liquor brewing etc.

Overnight stay at Anguruwatota


Day 11

After breakfast start Biking towards Bentota passing small townships, villages through

Tea /Rubber / Coconut /Cinnamon Plantations, Home Gardens etc.

Also visit Galapatha Rajamaha Viharaya – belonging to the early periods of Sri Lankan

History which was the depository for the relics of Great Arahath.

In the evening take part in a “Meditation Session “

Overnight stay at Bentota


Day 12

Engage in Water Sports at the Water Sports Centre using a “FUN CARD” (Each person

Will be given a card which will entitle him / her for a selected number of activities.

However this card is neither transferable nor will entitle the person for refunds for any

Unused activities)


Overnight stay at Bentota


Day 13

Transfer to Airport for departure.


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