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Day 6

routeRoute :  Kandy > Nuwara Eliya

DriveDrive :  3 hours

HotelHotel :  Heritance Tea Factory

HighlightsHighlights :  Visit a tea plantation and factory & explore Nuwara Eliya town

Welcome to Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka’s tea growing centre and enroute visit a tea factory. During the drive relish the endless views of tea carpeted valleys and the bright flash of female “tea pluckers” in their pimento, fuchsia and cerise saris. Enjoy a guided stroll of Nuwara Eliya town, pass the 18-hole golf course, the colonial member’s only Hill Club and English styled country homes.

Day 7

routeRoute :   Nuwara Eliya > Horton Plains > Nuwara Eliya

DriveDrive :  3 hours

HotelHotel :  Heritance Tea Factory

HighlightsHighlights :  Horton Plains hike

For a complete experience of Sri Lanka’s panoramic mountains, travel just outside the town of Nuwara Eliya to the National Park of Horton Plains. Take a slow and steady hike which also features Baker’s waterfall. Return to the town of Nuwara Eliya and spend the day as you like.

Day 8

routeRoute :  Nuwara Eliya > Yala

DriveDrive :  6 hours

HotelHotel :  Chaaya Wild

HighlightsHighlights :  Enjoy a leopard safari

From the hills of Nuwara Eliya decend to the jungles of Yala. The Yala National Park is famous for the elusive leopard and has one of the highest densities of leopards in the world. The sloth bear and Asian elephant that are also part of Sri Lanka’s Big Five can be spotted. With some good luck you will witness all these creatures and more over an evening jeep safari accompanied by a naturalist guide.

Day 9

routeRoute :  Yala > Airport or to the beach

DriveDrive :  7 hours

HotelHotel :  

HighlightsHighlights :  

As all good things must come to an end, your chauffeur guide will comfortably take you to the air taxi or helicopter landing point. Next enjoy a bird’s eye view of our paradise island as you are whisked away to the international airport in time for your return flight. Alternatively, you could always soak up some sun on Sri Lanka’s pristine beaches which are as close as an hour and a half away from Yala.

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