3-Province Trek

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3-Province Trek

Immerse yourself in history, nature and legends. As you hike the 3-Province trek across three provinces, encountering dense native forests, streams lined with tea gardens, diverse landscapes, the second-highest peak on the island, and connecting with the local communities in the least travelled areas dotted with remote villages. /p>keep walking

Peak Wilderness Trek

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Peak Wilderness Trek

Climb the second and the fourth highest mountain peaks in Sri Lanka. Learn about the fauna and flora of the Peak Wilderness. Trek through montane grasslands and cloud forests, lush tea country with spectacular views. 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 hike

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Kirigalpoththa hike

Montane cloud forests and sambar deer… Kirigalpoththa is the second highest peak (2,389m) in Sri Lanka, located within the Horton Plaines National Park (2300m). The trail goes through wet patana grasslands, cloud forests and streams. Location: Horton Plains National Park Distance from Nuwara Eliya: 32 km Length     14 km Level     Challenging Group size   […]

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

Battle grounds and strategic forts… Walk the final stretch of the historical 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 […]