15 nights/ 16 days
See the beautiful island in a novel and unique way by taking in the sights and sounds of paradise – on the tacks. Especially created for the train enthusiast, this will certainly be a journey to remember!
Later on enjoy a city tour and then get prepared for the upcoming trip with a visit to the railway museum in Maradana.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Galle Face Hotel (Regency Wing)
The journey south will give you glimpse of the city and its bustling suburbs and then you will begin to follow the coast line to Weligama. Here you can enjoy the stunning sea views and life in the South. Weligama is a beautiful resort town on the coast, where you can explore the deep south of the island and fall in love with its incomparable beaches.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Weligama Bay Resort
its dry zone jungle is a hive of diversity where Leopard, Elephant, Sloth Bear, Sambur, Spotted deer and many other birds and beasts thrive.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Elephant Reach
Today you will leave the dry wilderness of the south and head for the lush plantations and waterfalls of the hills. The drive ascends up the stunning views of the mountain peaks and drops of thousands of feet. En route you will stop to visit the legendary Rawana Ella waterfall before continuing on to Ella.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Mountain Heavens
This is the tea capital of the country and you will be taken to a tea planation to understand the intricacies that go into creating Sri Lanka’s world famous tea.
Early the next morning you will depart to the Horton Plains National Park, where the site of ‘World’s End’, a vertical drop of 4000 feet awaits you.
Dinner & Overnight stay at St. Andrews Hotel
In the morning you head to Nanu Oya to catch what is popularly known as the ‘up country’ train to head to the historic city of Kandy and most excitingly you will be able to enjoy the entire stunning view from the Observation Car. Peradeniya is an important junction in Sri Lanka’s railway system and you will leave the train here to visit the beautiful Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. More attractions await you in Kandy, with a visit to the sacred ‘temple of the Tooth’ and a cultural show to wrap up the day.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Randholee Luxury Resort
and you will watch as you head down from the hills to the seaside town of Negombo. Enjoy the bustling, ever active town and all it has to offer, before settling down for a few days of relaxation on the beach.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Club Hotel Dolphin
End of tour