Day 1 : Arrive in Negombo
Arrive in Colombo International airport, where you will be met by a Travel the Unknown representative and transferred to Negombo. Dinner and overnight in Negombo.
Meal plan: Dinner
Experience the incredible natural beauty of Sri Lanka as you delve into the island's spectacularly diverse wilderness. Discover the mystical ruins of Anuradhapura, learn of the Kandyan Kings in the Udawatte Kele Sanctuary and explore some of Sri Lanka's most iconic ecosystems, from freshwater wetlands to verdant rainforests. Venture away from popular nature trails to the undisturbed Wilpattu National Park and search for native wild elephants in Minneriya National Park. Soak up the colonial charm of Nuware Eliya. Enjoy panoramic views across the tea plantations of the Horton Plains before wandering through the quaint colonial streets of Galle.. Finally, indulge in island life as you relax on the tranquil beaches of Hikkaduwa.
Negombo - Colombo - Anuradhapura - Wilpattu National Park - Habarana - Minneriya National Park - Kandy - Udawatte Kele Sanctuary - Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains - Kalawana - Ratnapura - Sinharaja Forest Reserve - Yala National Park - Bundala National Park - Galle - Hikkaduwa
India's Golden Triangle & the best of Sri Lanka.
Tropical birds, leopards & elephant gatherings
Temples, tea plantations & tranquil beaches
Remote temples & rural life in lesser-seen Sri Lanka
Joan Edmunds (USA) , Tailormade Sri Lanka
I'm delighted with all the trips that I have arranged through Travel the Unknown for myself and a couple of friends. We've stayed in some wonderful places and have had exceptional encounters with local people. Our guide was very good about checking in with us about what we wanted to do.