HILL EXPLORER

A 14 Day Tour
NEGOMBO – HATTON – ELLA – KOGGALA

This hill country itinerary is made with lovers of the great outdoors in mind. Get active on walking local trails, soaking in waterfalls and enjoying picnics under shady forests. Opt for a scenic train ride through spectacular tea country, and stay at a contemporary tea planter’s home, with views of the lake and tea fields that create the natural boundary. Stay on beautiful Koggala Lake in a romantic, designer boutique retreat on a 12 acre hill top estate, swim in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and visit Galle, a 17th century Dutch fort and a cosmopolitan vibe.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Enjoy a scenic flight across the tea country in your way to Castlereagh Reservoir
  • Visit to tea factory and learn all about the intricate process of making tea
  • Visit the pretty church at Warleigh
  • Journey on the picturesque Hill Train
  • Wander through the cobbled streets of Galle Fort
  • Take a walk on the iconic Nine Arch bridge

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

Day Activity Location Accommodation
Day 1 Arrive into Colombo International Airport where you’ll be met and transferred the short distance to The Wallawwa. Negombo The Wallawwa
Day 2 Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Hatton. Arrive at the Castlereagh Reservoir and transfer to Camellia Hills, a boutique property located in the heart of tea country. Hatton Camellia Hills
Day 3 Activities in the hills include visit to the local tea plantations and factory, take a walk through the tea gardens, enjoy a boat ride on Castlereagh Reservoir or visit the pretty Warleigh Church which dates back to British times. Hatton Camellia Hills
Day 4 Day at leisure Hatton Camellia Hills
Day 5 Transfer by road to Ella and check into Nine Skies for 3 nights.
Optional: Take the train from Hatton to Ella, which offers one of the most spectacular sections of the Main Line Railway, which runs through the Hill Country.
 Ella Nine Skies
Day 6 Take a walk to Little Adam’s Peak, explore the nearby waterfalls which populate this area with a picnic lunch, walk through the beautiful tea estates, try some tea plucking, or learn some traditional Sri Lankan recipes in a  cooking class. Ella Nine Skies
Day 7 At leisure Ella Nine Skies
Day 8 Travel south to reach the island’s picturesque southern coastline, and continue on towards Koggala and check into Kahanda Kanda. Koggala Kahanda Kanda
Day 9 Kahanda Kanda offers the perfect place to relax and unwind but for the more active among our guests you might wish to discuss some of the option excursions offered below. Koggala Kahanda Kanda
Day 10 At leisure Koggala Kahanda Kanda
Day 11 At leisure Koggala Kahanda Kanda
Day 12 Transfer to the airport for your return flight
Prices from £2596.00 per person and do not include international flights Enquire Now