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Highlands of Sri Lanka - Exodus Travels
15 days

Highlands of Sri Lanka

From Colombo to Colombo
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
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16 to 99
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US $2,649
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  • See traditional farmers in rice fields and tea plantations
  • Admire the beautiful natural beauty of lakeside Kandy
  • Bask in a sensational sunrise from Adams Peak
  • Don your khakis searching for leopards in Yala


Start and end in Colombo! With the discovery tour Highlands of Sri Lanka, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Colombo, Sri Lanka and 12 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Highlands of Sri Lanka includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Dambulla.
  2. Day 2: Visit Dambulla Caves, village walk towards Sigiriya; afternoon visit to Lion Rock Fortress.
  3. Day 3: Drive to Illukkumbura; walk the Manigala Trail in the Knuckles Range.
  4. Day 4: Walk through forests to Meemure; transfer to Orutota
  5. Day 5: To Kandy; visit the Temple of the Tooth.
  6. Days 6-7: Ascend Adams Peak (2243m).
  7. Day 8: Drive to Nuwara Eliya; optional walk to explore the town
  8. Day 9: Early morning to Horton Plains; walk to World's End viewpoint; to Ella by train.
  9. Day 10: Daywalk around Ella; visit the Ravana Waterfalls and Ella Gap.
  10. Day 11: Drive to Yala National Park; afternoon game drive.
  11. Day 12: Visit Kataragama Temple and walk around Tissamaharama lake; transfer to the coast.
  12. Day 13: Free day to relax on the beach or optional activities including whale watching (Nov to April).
  13. Day 14: To Galle; transfer to Colombo.
  14. Day 15: End Colombo.
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  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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  • AC
    November 26, 2018
    Our guide was passionate about his countryespecially the rural communities. He went out of his way to show us their way of life and their culture.
    Trip date: November 2018
  • A
    February 08, 2013
    Highly recommended. A beautiful country and a beautiful way to see it. The tour was well organised, the accommodation was as described, and the Sri Lankan people were friendly and welcoming. Try and see it now before the extra 50 000 new hotel  beds... Show more
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  • A
    January 15, 2013
    We thought that Sri Lanka is simply amazing. Our guide Sampath Kulatunge was the best we have ever had in any of our travels. All of the people of Sri Lanka seem to be open, friendly but shy. We climbed Adams peak on New Years Day and everbody was... Show more
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  • A
    January 14, 2013
    Great place to go: cheap, warm, safe, wonderful scenery and interesting culture.  Brilliant challenging itinerary.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Equally, the ascent of Adams Peak and whale watching.  Eating in local houses.What did... Show more
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  • A
    September 02, 2012
    We saw and learnt a lot about the country and its peoples. The days were packed with exotic sights, tastes, sounds, smells ...... What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?One of the most inspirational moments for me was the Meemure trail... Show more
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15 days
Highlands of Sri Lanka
From Colombo to Colombo
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  • About the country


    Sri Lanka

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    Sri Lanka


    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Sri Lanka. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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