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Romantic Rafting Retreat

Sri Lanka
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Duration

05 Days

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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Overview

Set out on an enthralling tour through Sri Lanka’s stunning landscapes. The 5-day Sri Lankan Serenity Tour combines thrilling activities, cultural encounters, and magnificent scenery. This tour promises a memorable experience, from the lush rainforests of Kitulgala to the calm tea estates of Nuwara Eliya, and from the historical city of Kandy to the uplifting interactions with elephants in Pinnawala.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience thrilling white water rafting in Kitulgala.
  • Explore the charming town of Nuwara Eliya, known as "Little England."
  • Visit the cultural hub of Kandy and its famous Temple of the Tooth.
  • Encounter majestic elephants at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
  • Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty and rich culture of Sri Lanka.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Sri Lanka - Kitulgala

✨ Meet and greet at the airport
✨ Transfer to Kitulgala
✨ Check-in and leisure time
✨ Overnight stay in Kitulgala

Day 2: Kitulgala Rafting - Transfer to Nuwara Eliya

✨ After breakfast, embark on an exciting white water rafting adventure in Kitulgala.
✨ Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you navigate the river's rapids.
✨ Depart for Nuwara Eliya, the "Little England" of Sri Lanka, renowned for its lush greenery and cool climate.
✨ Check-in and relax at the hotel.
✨ Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya

Day 3: Nuwara Eliya - Kandy

✨ Explore the picturesque tea estates of Nuwara Eliya with a visit to a tea plantation and factory.
✨ Learn about the tea-making process and taste some of the finest Ceylon tea.
✨ Journey to Kandy, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the cultural capital of Sri Lanka.
✨ Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, which houses a tooth of Lord Buddha.
✨ Witness a traditional cultural dance performance in the evening.
✨ Overnight stay in Kandy

Day 4: Kandy - Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

✨ Depart for Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, a safe haven for orphaned and injured elephants.
✨ Witness the majestic creatures bathing and playing in the river during the daily feeding time.
✨ Optional: Take a memorable elephant-back ride (additional cost).
✨ Return to Kandy and enjoy some leisure time exploring the city on your own.
✨ Overnight stay in Pinnawala

Day 5: Departure - Airport Drop Off

✨ After breakfast, check out from the hotel.
✨ Transfer to the airport for your departure flight, taking back memories of an incredible Sri Lankan adventure.

Included/Excluded

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in well-appointed hotels as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Daily breakfast at the hotels
  • White water rafting in Kitulgala
  • Entrance fees to specified attractions
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Lunch and dinner (except for breakfast)
  • Optional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses (e.g., tips, laundry, etc.)

Tour's Location

Sri Lanka

FAQs

What is the best time to undertake this tour?
The Sri Lankan Serenity Tour is best enjoyed during the dry season, which typically extends from December to April, offering pleasant weather and ideal conditions for outdoor activities.
Do I need a visa to travel to Sri Lanka?
Yes, most foreign nationals require a visa to enter Sri Lanka. It is recommended to check the specific visa requirements based on your nationality.
Is the elephant-back ride in Pinnawala safe for the animals?
Yes, the elephant-back ride adheres to ethical guidelines, ensuring the safety and well-being of the elephants. Trained handlers supervise the rides, and the duration of the ride is limited to prevent stress to the elephants.
Are there any clothing restrictions when visiting religious sites?
Yes, when visiting temples and religious sites, modest attire is required. Both men and women should cover their shoulders and knees as a sign of respect.
Can I extend my stay or customize the tour itinerary?
Certainly! If you wish to extend your stay or customize the tour, we'd be happy to assist you in tailoring the itinerary to your preferences. Please contact our travel experts for further details.

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