Excursions

Cultural Encounter Overnight Excursions – 3 days 2nights

First day-] early morning leave for Pinnawala and The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grandchildren born in the same location. The original objective of establishing the orphanage inclined more towards tourism, but is soon became a conservation and educational more »

Elephants in Jungle One Day Excursion

This full day tour starts early the morning and proceed to Udawalawe National Park with an area of 30,800 hectares is a home for herds of Elephants. There are approximately 300 to 400 Elephants living in this park. Besides Elephants you could also come across Deer, Sambour, Hornbills, Peafowl and various other mammals and birds. more »

Kandy Shrine-One Day Excursion

Early in the morning proceed to the Elephant Sanctuary at Pinnawala*. Orphaned elephants of all ages from baby elephants to elderly matriarchs are adopted at Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. And they breed in captivity too. We will see them fed in the orphanage & bath & play in the nearby river. See baby jumbos wondering around more »

Rolling Down the River One Day Excursion

Early morning leave for Kitulgala, a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rainforest which gets two monsoons each year and is one of the wettest places in the country. The Kelani River (the broadest river in Sri Lanka) flowing through Kitulgala was the main location where the more »

Trip to Gem land Day Excursion

Leave Colombo after Breakfast for Ratnapura (The City of Gems), visiting en route a Tea Factory Visit the Gem Pits of Ratnapura and see the process of Gems being mined. After Lunch at Ratnapura visit the Gem Museum/Bureau of Ratnapura. Leave for Colombo in the evening. *See Gems

Visiting Galle One Day Excursion

In the morning leave for Galle en route visiting a mask factory. Galle is south Sri Lanka’s most important town. In 1587 the Portuguese annexed Galle from its Sinhala kings and built its first fortress naming it “Santacrusz”. Its old world charm appeals as a tourist destination. To this, it looks back to 500 years more »

Sigiriya & Dambulla One Day Excursion

Early morning leave for Sigiriya and climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress * which is a world heritage site built by king Kashyapa [477-495AD].The lion rock is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the jungle. Visit the world renowned frescoes of the “Heavenly maidens” of Sigiriya which are in a sheltered more »

River Safari, Balapitiya One Day Excursion

Early morning proceed to Balapitiya and do a Blapitiya river safari by a boat enjoying the scenic beauty along the Madhu River. This is a relaxing trip with plenty of interesting stops. You pass dozens of islets forested with mangroves and can appreciate the timeless natural rhythms of rural life. You motor powered boat pausing more »