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Welcome to East Coast Travels !
We offer individual, tailor-made holidays for the discerning traveler who values privacy, adventure and above all, a truly authentic Sri Lankan holiday. We work with you to give you the holiday you want at a price you can afford.
When you travel with us, we will go the extra step to make sure that your Sri Lankan experience from your very first email to us till the time you are boarding your flight home – will be an unparalleled experience of comfort, excitement and enjoyment. After discussing what you want out of your holiday – leisure, excitement, exotic landscapes or all of the above! – We will create a customized itinerary according to your planned duration of stay . Once you embark on your holiday, we will be available 24 hours of the day, 7 seven days of the week to make sure your holiday experience is a smooth and comfortable one.
Day 1: Colombo Airport to Habarana
Night 1: Habarana
Day 2: Climb Sigiriya rock early morning to see sun rise ,explore a majestic 5th century fortress in the sky, the most visited historical sites in the country. Take a village tour to witness typical village life and enjoy a typical village lunch
And evening Mineriya National Park
Elephant territory get ready to witness hundreds of Elephants as they come to feed at the famous Minneriya Tank, historically important because it was built by the great King Mahasen in the 3rd century AD
Night 2: Habarana
Day 3: Habarana to Kandy via Dambulla cave temples, Mathle Hindu Temple
Visit the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in the country, the Golden Temple of Dambulla, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
There are 80 documented Caves in the vicinity of the Golden Temple of which five possess the most appeal with its beautiful archeological features; traditional mural paintings on the ceiling and walls depicting the life of the Buddha along with 157 Buddha statues of varying sizes amongst other interesting artifacts.
Visiting a Hindu Temple is a revered ritual because it serves as a sacred meeting place for the Hindu community to meet and worship with the objective of revitalizing and sanctifying the body, mind and soul.
Visit Temple of the tooth ,View Point, Kandy city center Royal Botanical gardens
Night 3: Kandy
Day 4: Kandy to Nuwaraeliya
After breakfast proceed to Ramboda waterfall, the Ramboda Falls is 109m high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka ,Tea Factory to see the process of how they make finest Ceylon Tea. After we visit the Ramboda waterfalls we proceed to Nuwara eliya sightseeing the city
Night 4: Nuwaraeliya
Day 5: Train ride from Nuwara Eliya to Ella
Going past dense forest, tea plantations, cascading waterfalls, tunnels carved out of rock, gigantic mountain ranges, deep ravines and picturesque valleys. The highlight of the journey is the Nine Arch Demodara Bridge and the fascinating 441 feet long Demodara Loop where the railway track passes under itself and emerges from the tunnel; an impressive feat in railway construction.
Night 5: Ella
Day 6: Ella to Tissamaharama
Explore most beautiful village Ella ,Ravana Falls, Little Adam’s Peak and proceed to Tissamaharama/Yala
Night 6: Tissamaharama/Yala
Day 7: Yala National Park and proceed to Mirissa
Step into the wild, take a safari to leopard country. Drive through Sri Lanka’s Yala National park, the second largest and the most visited National Park, watch Leopards, and if you’re lucky you’ll see plenty of them as Yala is known to have the highest density of Leopards in the world. Listen to the elephants monkeys chatter, sloth bear grunts and the melodious bird song from the verdant woods. Watch out! There’s plenty more to stop you on your tracks and let your heart pound faster excitement, inviting wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers to witness some of nature’s wonders, indulge in some great photography and be one with nature as never before.
Night 7: Mirissa/Tangalle
Day 8: Relax on the beach in Mirissa
Possibly whale watching Mirissa situated in the southern coast of Sri Lanka is the closest point to the continental shelf and on the migratory route of Whales as they move closer to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, primarily to breed. Take an exciting yet comfortable boat trip out to sea and be fortunate to see Blue Whales; the largest creatures on earth, Bryde’s Whales, Sperm Whales, Killer Whales and Fin Whales.
Night 8: Mirissa/Tangalle
Day 9: Proceed Mirissa to Galle
Galle on the way visit a Turtle hatchery near Galle to see various species of Sea Turtles, if you wish you could even release a baby Turtle to the Ocean.
Then proceed to Koggala to witness Sri Lanka’s most photographed iconic stilt fishermen who sits on perched poles in the shallow water of the Indian Ocean waiting for their daily catch followed by a visit to Galle market and fishermen selling their daily catch by the beach in Galle town.
Galle Fort. This magnificent piece of architecture, a UNESCO World Heritage site was initiated by the Portuguese in the 16th century, seeing some of its best days during Dutch rule in the 18th century
Night 9: Galle
Day 10: Galle to Unavatuna Beach
Relax on the beach sun sea and sand
Night 10: Galle
Day 11: Galle to Colombo thro coastal line
Hikkaduwa, Bentota Colombo
Colombo City tour
Night 11: Colombo
Day 12: Colombo to Airport
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