9 Nights 10 Days Honeymoon

Day 1

Route: Airport > Negombo
Drive Time: Approx: ½ hr

Upon arrival you will be greeted by your chauffeur guide. Thereafter proceed to Negombo.

Negombo is a famous fishing village located north of Colombo with easy access to the airport.

In the evening go on a Negombo sightseeing tour.

Have dinner out at one of the many dining options available.

Return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2

Route: Negombo > Pinnawala > Madulkelle

Drive Time: Approx: 4 hrs with a break at Pinnawala

After breakfast leave for Kandy for two nights.

En-route visit an Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala which started in 1975 to house abandoned and wounded elephants.

Thereafter proceed to Madulkelle and spend rest of day at leisure. Nestled on a picturesque tea plantation, on the Knuckles Mountain Range 1000 meters above sea level, Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge will treat travelers to magnificent views.

Dinner & Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 3

Route: Madulkelle > Kandy > Madulkelle
Drive Time: Approx: 1 hr each way

Wake up to the sounds of birds chirping outside your room, you then open your front door to one of the most spectacular views imaginable – majestic mountains, lush green valleys and tea plantations, crystal clear streams and even the occasional deer or giant squirrel. Take a deep breath of the fresh air and pinch yourself – no, you’re not dreaming…

Enjoy breakfast and spend most of the day gazing at nature with your other half.

In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy followed by a Cultural Show.

It was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings during the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule and finally ceded to the British in 1815 after an agreement. To the Buddhists of Sri Lanka and the World, Kandy is one of the most sacred sites as it is the home of the “Dalada Maligawa” – Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 4

Route: Madulkelle > Peradeniya > Bandarawela
Time: Approx: 1 hr to Peradeniya & 3 ½ hr train ride

After breakfast leave for Peradeniya where you will be dropped at the train station to experience one of the most scenic train rides in the country.

The scenery is spectacular and as the track winds higher, we pass picturesque waterfalls tumbling down hillsides and vantage points which afford views of rugged hills stretching far into the distance.

Your chauffeur will pick you up from the station at Bandarawela and drive you to your accommodation in a colonial bungalow.

In the evening take a short walk around this mountainside town.

Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5

Route: Bandarawela > Horton Plains > Bandarawela

Take a packed breakfast and drive up to Horton plains national park to go on a 8km trek to the famous World’s End, a stunning viewpoint, which is a sheer drop of 870 meters hidden in clouds. This is the only national park in the country where visitors are allowed to walk freely inside.

The hills are covered with diverse wet low evergreen forest with even large trees grown flattened to the ground on the higher windswept slopes.

Return back to your hotel in Bandarawela and visit a tea factory where the world’s best tea is being produced.

Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6

Route: Bandarawela > Ella > Udawalawea
Drive Time: 5 hrs

After breakfast in the mountains descend to Udawalawe. As you descend you will notice the change of the landscape around you; in a matter of few hours the climate, flora & fauna changes as you enter the dry zone.

En-route visit Ravana Ella Falls which is of 1080 feet high.

In the afternoon jeep safari to Udawalawe National Park and experience the best of the wildlife it has to offer.

After an adventurous safari return to your hotel for Dinner & Overnight stay.

Day 7

Route: Udawalawe > Galle

After breakfast travel to Galle.

During the drive you could see stilt fishermen in Weligama. Stilt Fishing is one of the most interesting traditional fishing methods of Sri Lanka. Records indicate that it came into being just after World War II. The tradition of stilt fishing will always be practiced by those who cannot afford to invest in modern fishing equipment. Over the years this practice of fishing has slowly died off. Now this is more of a demonstration of how people used to fish in the past.

In the evening visit the Galle fort which has been preserved from the colonial eras.

Walk in the narrow streets, including the Lighthouse Street (Zeeburg Street), Leyn-Baan Street (Lijnberg meaning rope walk), and Modarabaay Street (Modder-baai meaning Mud bay) see the Old Dutch Houses, private Museum where Dutch period antiques could be seen and part of the Old sewage system that emptied to the sea with the high/low tide.

Dinner & Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 8 & 9

Route: Galle

Spend the day at leisure.

Optional river boat safari at Madu Ganga.

Day 10

Route: Galle > Airport

Breakfast at the hotel and say goodbye to memories as you will be taken to the airport for your departing flight.

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