Peak Wilderness Trek

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Peak Wilderness Trek

Hike through montane grasslands and cloud forests. Conquer the second and the fourth highest mountain peaks in Sri Lanka. Learn about the fauna and flora of the Peak Wilderness. Experience the spectacular sunrise from the 2238m tall conical sacred mountain peak. keep walking

Primates and Home Gardens

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Primates and Home Gardens

Travel across five different agro-climatic zones. Learn about the social life of primates and the significance of the traditional Kandyan home garden system. An unforgettable train journey through tea plantations. This southbound-across-the highland walking tour starts in Yapahuwa and ends in Negombo. keep walking

Lakes and Fortresses

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Lakes and Fortresses

Travel across four agro-climatic zones. Trek through villages and forest patches, brown gravel tracks; white-clad smiling children on their early morning stroll to school, vast open paddy fields with watch-huts and scarecrows, century-old man-made lakes and canals in the human-elephant conflict zone. Striking rock fortresses with remarkable stone & wood carvings. Climb the Pidurangala rock […]

Kirigalpoththa Day Hike

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Kirigalpoththa Day Hike

Montane cloud forests and sambar deer… You will walk across the mountain grasslands interspersed with montane cloud forests within the Horton Plains National Park (2139m), the most elevated tableland in Sri Lanka and eventually hike up to the Kirigalpoththa — the second highest peak (2,392m) in Sri Lanka. The way back is on the same […]

Kandy City Walk

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Kandy City Walk

Seeking the unseen… Rituals and traditions, drums and dance, caparisoned elephants, pious devotees, intricate wood carvings and vivid mural paintings, hipped roofs, synthesized culture and architecture. This is Kandy- a UNESCO heritage city. Location : Kandy Length     6 km Group size     4 to 8 Pick up point     Queens hotel lobby – 8:00 am Drop […]

Balana Hike

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Balana Hike

Battlegrounds and strategic forts… Walk the final stretch of the historic Old Road to Kandy, the path of diplomacy and trade, trodden on by Kings, Governors, and Generals. Many battles have been fought along the way. Location : Kandy Length    16 km Group size    4 to 8 Pick up point    Suspension bridge, Gannoruwa – […]

Kodigahakanda Hike

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Kodigahakanda Hike

Keepers of the forest… When the streams and wells started to go dry as a result of the extensive quarrying and deforestation, the villagers of Olaboduwa North formed a society known as “Mihithala Mithuro” (Earth Friends) on their own initiative to protect the forest resource  on which they were so dependent … Location : Gonapola Distance from […]

Maligatenna Hike

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Ambalamas, caves and drip ledges… Historic sites, rock caves used by monastic monks, dramatic rock formations, diverse landscapes, and vibrant rural life, all offering unforgettable experiences. Location : Buthgamuwa Distance from Colombo city : 37 km Length     12 km Group size     4 to 8 Pick up point     Boardwalk restaurant car park, Waters Edge, […]

Labugama Hike

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Labugama Hike

Waterfalls & lush green hills… This area of great beauty is also a place of historical importance. In 1875, the Prince of Wales was visiting the area and was so impressed with the quality of water that it is thought to have inspired the building of the Labugama reservoir. Location : Thummodara Distance from Colombo city […]

Kotte Walk

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Kotte Walk

Ramparts, moats and bustling city life… Welcome to the forgotten Kingdom of Kotte, built in the 14th century. Kotte was a water fortress fortified with ramparts of laterite rocks. Walking through this populated area, you will be amazed to see the remnants of the old rampart, inner & outer moats and stupa-like structures. Location: Kotte (Sri […]