Kirigalpoththa Walk

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Kirigalpoththa Walk

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 Walk

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Balana Walk

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 Walk

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Kodigahakanda Walk

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 Walk

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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 Walk

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Labugama Walk

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 […]