Hill Country Tour Package | pradeeptours.com

Sri Lanka Hill Country Tour - 18 Days

Hill country is the most scenic and it’s contain most stunning scenery. Its cool your body and mind. We take you through the greeny wide ranging Landscape and Mountain, Water Falls, Safaris, Sandy Beaches, Scenic Train Tours and surfing.

  • Day 2

    Drive to Dambulla

    Visit Dambulla Old Caves on the Way

    The Dambulla Rock Temple had first been constructed during the regin of King Vattagamini Abhaya (103 BC and 89-77 BC). The Sinhalese often call him as King Valagamba. During a South Indian invasion the king had to abandon his Anuradhapura Kingdom. For 12 years, King Valagamba was in hiding and had frequented these caves for his safety.

    Dambulla Old Caves | pradeeptours.com
    Dambulla Cave Temple | pradeeptours.com
    Dambulla Temple | pradeeptours.com

    After visit Local Village by Bull Cart

    Villege Tour | pradeeptours.com
    Villege Tour Bull Cart | pradeeptours.com
    Villege Tour Sigiriya | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Eight World Sigiriya
  • Day 3

    Drive to Sigiriya

    Deep in the middle of Sri Lanka, a massive column of rock just out from the green tropical forest. The top of the Sigiriya Lion Rock was home to a beautiful landscaped gardens and the upper palace, today the oldest surviving palace in Sri Lanka. The upper gardens employed an advanced irrigation system which utilized surface and subsurface hydraulic systems.

    Sigiriya Rock Fortress | pradeeptours.com
    Sigiriya Rock Side | pradeeptours.com
    Sigiriya Green Landscape | pradeeptours.com

    Minneriya or Kaudulla Safari

    Kaudulla National Park | pradeeptours.com
    Minneriya National Park | pradeeptours.com
    Minneriya National Park Jeep Safari |pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Eight World Sigiriya
  • Day 4

    Drive to Polonnaruwa

    Visit Sri Lanka Capital 2nd (Ruins) by Bicycle

    Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. It comprises, besides the Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century.

    Polonnaruwa Ancient City | pradeeptours.com
    Polonnaruwa Buddha Statue | pradeeptours.com
    Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Royal Nest Polonnaruwa
  • Day 5

    Drive to Trincomalee (Nilaveli)

    Trincomalee, located on the east coast of Sri Lanka, is renowned as one of the most picturesque natural harbour of the world. Over the centuries, it has attracted various groups of foreign invaders and colonists, who recognized its potential as a major port city, and today, it remains one of the island’s most popular tourist attractions, around 257 kilometers from Colombo.

    Trincomalee | pradeeptours.com
    Nilaveli Beach | pradeeptours.com
    Natural Harbour | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Cardamom Hotel Nilaweli
  • Day 6

    Visit Pigeon Island for Snorkeling

    Pigeon Island National Park is one of the two marine national parks of Sri Lanka. The national park is situated 1 km off the coast of Nilaveli, a coastal town in Eastern Province, encompassing a total area of 471.429 hectares. The island's name derives from the rock pigeon which has colonized it. The national park contains some of the best remaining coral reefs of Sri Lanka. Pigeon Island was designated as a sanctuary in 1963. In 2003 it was redesigned as a national park. This national park is the 17th in Sri Lanka. The island was used as a shooting range during the colonial era. Pigeon Island is one of the several protected areas affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.

    Pigeon Island National Park | pradeeptours.com
    Pigeon Island | pradeeptours.com
    Pigeon Island Sri Lanka | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Cardamom Hotel Nilaweli
  • Day 7

    Drive to Kandy

    Visit Herbal Garden

    Sri Lanka became a globally popular country for its herbs and spices. The environment possesses excellent conditions for growing cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, peppercorn, and other flavorful delights.

    Matale Spice Garden | pradeeptours.com
    Herbal Garden Matale | pradeeptours.com
    Spice Garden Sri Lanka | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Senani Kandy
  • Day 8

    Visit Tooth Relic Temple From Lord Buddha

    In the Central Highlands, almost dead centre in the little island of Sri Lanka lays Kandy City. The crown jewel of the city is the famed Sri Dalada Maligawa, also known as the Temple of the Tooth. ‘Maligawa’ literally translates to palace, and the temple is part of the palace complex. The entire complex is over three centuries old at least, and has seen many a king’s rise and fall. It has seen bloody wars and peaceful reigns and is one of the most historical places still standing in the island.

    Tooth Relic Temple | pradeeptours.com
    Kandy Tooth Relic | pradeeptours.com
    Kandy Temple |pradeeptours.com

    Visit Kandy View Point and Gem Museum

    Gem Museum Kandy | pradeeptours.com
    Gem Museum Kandy | pradeeptours.com
    Gem Museum sri Lanka | pradeeptours.com

    Kandy Cultural Dance Show With Fire Work

    Kandy Cultural Dance Show | pradeeptours.com
    Kandy cultural Dance  | pradeeptours.com
    Fire Dance Kandy | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Senani Kandy
  • Day 9

    Visit Wood Carving Factory

    Wood Carving Factory  | pradeeptours.com
    Wood Carving Factory Kandy | pradeeptours.com
    Wood Carving Factory Sri Lanka | pradeeptours.com

    Drive to Nuwara Eliya

    Nuwara Eliya is a city in the tea country hills of central Sri Lanka. The naturally landscaped Hakgala Botanical Gardens displays roses and tree ferns, and shelters monkeys and blue magpies. Nearby Seetha Amman Temple, a colorful Hindu shrine, is decorated with religious figures. Densely forested Galway's Land National Park is a sanctuary for endemic and migratory bird species, including bulbuls and flycatchers.

    Visit Nuwara Eliya Tea Factor and Water Falls

    Hakgala Botanical Garden | pradeeptours.com
    Seetha Amman Temple | pradeeptours.com
    Galways Land National Park  | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Eese Cart Nuwara Eliya
  • Day 11

    Ella is filled with nature; everywhere one sees he gets to know why people want to visit Ella so much. The greenery, flowers, gardens all of them shape the beauty of Ella, a shape that is difficult to resist. The environment is fresh and clean.

    Explore Ella Little Adam's peak , Nine Arch Bridge

    Ella Nine Arch Bridge | pradeeptours.com
    Nine Arch Bridge | pradeeptours.com
    Little Adama's Peak |pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Green Hill Ella
  • Day 12

    Visit Udawalawe National Park

    Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces in Sri Lanka. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir. The reserve covers 30,821 hectares (119.00 sq mi) of land area and was established on 30 June 1972.Before the designation of the national park, the area was used for shifting cultivation (chena farming). The farmers were gradually removed once the national park was declared.

    Udawalawa National park Elephant | pradeeptours.com
    Udawalawa National park Leopard | pradeeptours.com
    Udawalawa National park | pradeeptours.com

    Drive to Weligama

    Weligama is a popular tourist destination and hosts several boutique hotels. The name Weligama itself, in Sinhala means `Sandy Village’ which is a direct reference to the sandy bay beach in the town.

    Weligama Sri Lanka | pradeeptours.com
    Weligama Beach | pradeeptours.com
    Weligama Sandy Villege |pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Weligama Bay Resort
  • Day 13

    Relax Day

    Weligama is located at a distance of 143 km south of Colombo along the southern coastal belt of Sri Lanka.

    Weligama Sandy Beach | pradeeptours.com
    Beach Weligama | pradeeptours.com
    Sandy Beach Sri Lanka | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Weligama Bay Hotel
  • Day 15

    Morning Surf and Chill

    Visit Galle

    The Galle Fort or Dutch Fort as it is also known, is a fortification first built by the Portuguese on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. The initial fortifications, which were built in the late 16th century, were quite basic.

    Galle Fort Sri Lanka | pradeeptours.com
    Galle City | pradeeptours.com
    Galle Dutch Fort | pradeeptours.com

    Sea Turtle Farm and Cinnamon Island

    Sea Turtle Hatchery | pradeeptours.com
    Galle Sea Turtle Hatchery  | pradeeptours.com
    Sea Turtle Hatchery Sri Lanka | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Weligama Bay Resort
  • Day 17

    Explore Colombo

    Colombo the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its architecture, mixing colonial buildings with high-rises and shopping malls. The imposing Colombo National Museum, dedicated to Sri Lankan history, borders sprawling Viharamahadevi Park and its giant Buddha.

    Colombo Museum | pradeeptours.com
    Viharamahadevi Park | pradeeptours.com
    Giant Buddha | pradeeptours.com
    Stay at Colombo