Sri Lanka, through the eyes of a local

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What's special?
special Cultural, Sightseeing & Wildlife Tours
special Camping Treckking & Wellness
special Variety & vibrance, Beach & Cool climate
It's time for your next Winter vacation, come join me in touring this amazing Island of abundance, beauty, charm & vitality- a life of longevity to support a happy journey! There'll be many surprises that await you! In the next two-three months, join me in touring this Tropical Island of Beauty and Splendor. Golden Beaches and Peaceful sanctuaries all beckoning your stay... In a spell of wonderment lasting your Holidays throughout the year. A home-based to agriculture and fisheries as most of the locals are, priding themselves with land and sea. A vivid image of natural resources that structures its sustainability. Supported by the highest mountain Piduruthalagala and the longest river Mahaweli. With a population of over twenty million, together the country with its diversity is flourishing with hospitality. Known for its diverse communities, including Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims, and Burghers. Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is the capital of Sri Lanka. Where it gained independence in 1948. The official languages spoken in Sri Lanka are Sinhala, Tamil, and English. The national flower is the "Blue Water Lily", our national tree is the "Na tree", the national bird is the "Jungle Fowl", the national animal is the "Giant Squirrel" and our national sport is "Volleyball". But Sri Lanka is famous for Cricket. World over, renowned and loved by millions of spectators across the Globe. Forbes has recently ranked Sri Lanka among the top 23 travel destinations globally for the year 2023. I believe this is not surprising given the alignment between, what Sri Lanka offers, and the needs of the global community that is recovering from the past few yours of painful experiences. Some of the most sorted Tourist attractions include waterfalls, sanctuaries, botanical gardens, and sandy beaches. Come join and explore your next stay with us on this magical island, and Pearle of the Indian Ocean!

About me: Hi, I am "Sujeeva", a passionate traveler and outdoor enthusiast from Sri Lanka. With a deep appreciation for the power of travel, I have explored their diverse landscapes and cultures. My passions include movies, outdoor sports, meditation, and culinary skills. Despite my travels, I am also a dedicated parent. My mission is to embrace new experiences, foster meaningful connections, and make a positive impact wherever I go. Join me on this journey to discover the beauty within each one of us!

Accommodation: We aspire to have the best of everything and the most convenient selection of places for a memorable stay. Providing a more relaxed environment with peace and tranquility. We hope to make your vacation interesting beyond your imagination by organizing a selection of excursions to choose from. The types of accommodation provided are comfortable guest homes, hotels, villas with a pool, and apartments. The comfort of your stay and having options to choose from will also help gain momentum and be more connected with your destination. In most locations bed & breakfast is provided, however, unlike in hotels, it is exciting and optional for a team-mate to come prepared to venture out their culinary skills as facilities are being provided, if they so desire. TripMates will have separate beds in double-sharing rooms if available or in advance an option to reserve a separate room. Any extra charges can be added separately. Excursions of your choice can also be booked early on during your stay. It is wise to plan ahead, in case you would like a longer holiday to make your stay memorable !!

What's included?
Accommodation (Bed & Breakfast)
Transportation (Train, Taxi or Tuk Tuk)
Farewell Dinner
Fun days out
Mountain climbing
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Trip Itinerary
1

Negombo

Day 1-4
DAY 01 Airport pickup: * Arrive at Hotel. Rest: * Evening Tour briefing (Please specify meal preferences : veg or non-veg) DAY 02/ 03 Morning at leisure/ *sightseeing on Optional Tours Enjoy and fun cooking DAY 04 Travel to Ella Hill country by Train or Van: 9-hour journey SUMMARY: 03:30 – Wake-up (take away breakfast/ packed) 04:00 – Check-out 04:15 – Travel to Fort Railway station (by Taxi) 05:00 – **Boarding “Ella Oddyssy” Train from Colombo FORT Station (Badulla Express Train) 05:30 – Departure to Ella
2

Ella

Day 4-5
DAY 04 On our way...Train ride to Ella.. (09 hour journey) At: 09:00 – Breakfast/ (also take some snakes and drink to have on the way) 14:47 – Disembark at Ella 15:10 - Arrive at Hotel: * Un-pack & Lunch (pickup or order) * Rest * Watch the amazing sunset beside the Mountain ranges * Dinner/ Tea or Coffee * Relax into the blissful scenery of Paradise cove
3

Ella - Passara Road

Day 5-6
Day 05 * Morning Tour Watch the amazing sunset beside the Mountain ranges * Dinner/ Tea or Coffee * Relax into the blissful scenery of Paradise Cove. DAY 06 * Rise and Shine, and prepare for the Day’s Tour (wear/ or bring an extra pair of comfortable shoes/a small backpack and a water bottle) * Hotel Pickup and drop
4

Nine Arches Bridge

Day 6-7
DAY 06 “Ella – Private Tour with Lunch” – morning event: (Duration: 10 hours – 06:30-04:30) On this full-day tour, you’ll explore the scenic area around Ella with a local guide. Your tour will start with a hike to Ella Rock, from where you’ll have scenic views over the highland village. After this, you’ll go to the famous Nine Arch Bridge (Instagram) in Demodara. Next, you’ll have a tasty lunch before hiking up to Little Adam’s Peak to watch the sunset. You’ll have refreshments on the way up here too. * Guide service * Lunch * Refreshments * Bottled drinking water * Return to Hotel * Refreshing bath and relax * Evening snacks/Dinner * Settling into an evening breeze while watching the amazing splendor out there, Tea/Coffee * Drop at the Hotel
5

Yala National Park Sri Lanka

Day 7
DAY 07 CHECK-OUT: from HTL The Day begins: Travel on a guided trip to YALA, 01 hour journey by vehicle: *Wake up call (04:30) prepare for the Day: * Breakfast and leave for Yala * Picture shoot/ Yala National Park * The Adventure begins “Yala National Park Safari Day Tour from Ella” / Departs at 05:00 – 13:00 (Duration: 08 hours) “Yala National Park Safari Day Tour from Ella” / Departs at 05:00 – 13:00 (Duration: 08 hours) {Safari Day Tour: 05:00 - 13:00} - Hotel pick-up// {Afternoon Tour: 11:30 - 20:00} Morning Tour: This tour will allow you to experience Yala National Park, a wildlife park famous for it's leopard population. During your morning or afternoon safari, you’ll have chances to spot and take photos of the elusive cats in their natural habitat and other resident wildlife such as Sri Lankan elephants, sloth bears, peacocks, and crocodiles. * Travel to Bentota after Yala safaree * Be amazed! By the view, sunset beaches and travel experience * Relax into a blissful night at the hotel
6

Bentota

Day 7-9
DAY 07: Arrive at Hotel There are many supermarkets around the corner to help you out. * Relax and enjoy your evening * wash/ dress: * Dinner DAY 08: * Sightseeing/ Relax and enjoy your day * Beach walks/ Optional Tours * Farewell Dinner DAY 09: After Lunch – (Departure for Hotel, Katunayake) CHECK-OUT: 13:00 (Taxi arranged to Train station: - Travel Time: 4-6 hours)
7

Aradhana Airport Transit Hotel

Day 9-10
DAY 09: Arrive at Hotel: Here you will be able to relax and refresh after a long journey, It's time to pack, and do some last-minute shopping. There are many supermarkets around the corner to help you out. * wash & rest (** farewell dinner - where you can share you trip experiences and photoshots) Looking forward to meeting you again - Come join me on our next adventure, let's travel these trails on the rails of Lanka ... yet once again..!
8

Bandaranaike International Airport

Day 10
DAY 10: ** leave for the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) -** (10 minutes drive) 03 HRS prior to Departure “With the Rising of the Sun, another day begins… yet is never over “- As you gaze upon the horizon .. A truly magnificent and fulfilling expedition is about to end - Time to DEP for the Airport. A well-deserved stay would require a well-deserved Gift.. to take with you, as you remember this day and journeys through time... Friendships you'll speak of, and the moments you’ll treasure, in the years ahead ...
Trip Summary
Accommodation
Bed & Breakfast & Apartments & Hotel
10 days trip
Negombo, Ella & 6 more
Transportation
Train, Car, Trekking
What's excluded?
International Flights
Entrance fees on excursions
Optional Activities and Events
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