Sri Lanka is an island nestled in the tropical Indian Ocean, with diverse landscapes ranging from dense rain forests and arid plains, to cool highlands and palm-fringed sandy beaches. Culturally rich and famous for its love of Elephants and its many tea plantations, there is never any shortage of activities to keep you engaged throughout your Sri Lankan experience.
SRI LANKA IS GREAT FOR
Duration : 6 to 9 days
Destination: Sri Lanka
Purpose: Cultural and Community Service Work / Adventures Activities
Accommodation : Hotels / Camping
Min: 10 people
Max: 60 people
Cost: from AED 6465 per person
Includes: Transport throughout Sri Lanka, Accommodation, Meals (except during traveling), and English speaking Instructor, National Park entrance fees, game drives, safaris.
Excludes: Flights, Visas, Spending Money, Travel Insurance
*Bespoke itineraries with varying duration's are available
Your inbound flight arrives into Colombo from here you will be met at the airport by the Challenging Adventure trip leader and taken to your private bus for onward transfer to the cooler highlands of Kandy to start your tour.
You’ll see the many sights of Kandy including the Tooth relic before enjoying a wonderful dinner and traditional cultural dance show.
Elephant Volunteer Program by Train/Spice Garden
After breakfast, travel by train on a beautiful journey to Pinnawala, where you’ll join an elephant volunteer program (not the “orphanage”) and help with looking after the elephants. Visit the spice garden and learn all about the local spices.
Tea plantation and local community day
Walk to the tea plantation, learn all about local tea plucking, make some local snacks with the villagers and help to paint a local school for the afternoon. If there’s time, play a friendly game of cricket.
Travel to Kitulgala today via a Tea Factory and learn about tea manufacturing. Lunch at your campsite with a cooking demonstration and then you’ll go Canyoning for the afternoon! It’s fun, energetic and you’ll definitely get very wet.
Hike to the famous Beli Lena cave through the rubber plantations and learn about the prehistoric presence of homosapien balangodensis, thought to date back 32,000 years. In the afternoon go White Water Rafting! Return to the campsite for volleyball, dinner and a campfire.
See the unique fishing style of the Ma Dal fishermen, help with the nets before an opportunity for further exploration and souvenir hunting!
Head to the airpor for your return flight to Dubai, bursting with stories and pictures of your amazing adventure!