There is no better way than to enjoy the intricate sceneries of Sri Lanka than by trekking through its beautiful landscapes. This itinerary takes you to places that you would never see on any other holiday.
– 08 Nights accommodation on half board basis
– All transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle with the services of an English speaking specialist trekking guide
– All entrance fees as per the itinerary
– Hotel service charges and VAT
On arrival be transferred to the coastal town of Negombo. Spend the day relaxing by the pool or explore the town. Don’t exhaust yourself as tomorrow you set out on your trek .
Leave Negombo and journey into the heart of the Knuckles mountain range, to your campsite.
After settling in, take a 03 – 04 hour trek through the villages which surround Sphinx Eyrie. This trek though forest paths and village tracks is through the rich foliage of the Knuckles range with a breathtaking view of the valley as the backdrop.
Today’s trek will take you to a small village which is only accessible by foot. A trek of approximately 03 – 04 hours through scrub jungle and forests will bring you to the little farming village of Meemure, deep in the Knuckles Valley. The trek is on rough trails and a few streams need to be forded en route.
Break at the little village shop for a cup of hot tea, sweetened with “juggery”, made of coconut sap.
After a short break explore the village – See and appreciate the simplicity of life enjoyed by its people. Swim in the cool mountain water of a stream which rushes by the village.
Continue trekking (Approximately 03 hours); climb out of the valley from Meemure Village back to our campsite.
After breakfast you will be transferred to Kitulgala. In the afternoon trek through the Kelani Valley Forest Reserve. Cross a suspension bridge and enter the forest. Proceed through the dense forest cover emerging for short spells to walk along the bank of the Kelani River. Appreciate the rainforest and amazing birdlife.
Embark on an adrenaline fuelled adventure down the rapids of the Kelani River. This short but exhilarating excursion is level 03 rafting and is suitable for most people between the ages of 12 and 65 years. Leave in the afternoon for Maskeliya and check in at a roadside guest at the base of Adam’s Peak for dinner and a few hours rest before heading out on the early morning climb of Adams Peak.
Begin climb at approximately 0200 hrs. Climb through the night in order to reach the summit by dawn to witness a once in a lifetime sunrise. Descend peak and return to the guest house for hot breakfast. After a short rest and once refreshed, proceed to Bentota for your beach stay.
Relax by the pool or beach and spend these days at leisure.
A sad day as you leave this beautiful island with the memories and experience you have taken away.