Hill Country Adventures

5 Days


For travelers looking for a quick getaway to Sri Lanka and hoping to make the most of it, Capturing highlights of Kandy, Nuwara Eliya Hill Country, and Kithulgala was created. This tour itinerary is perfect for a quick trip to Sri Lanka. It can even be booked at the last minute and includes a number of advantages that add significant value to the itinerary’s five-day stay.

  • Round Tour with  –  Private Driver/Guide
  • The price is for Private Round Tour – Per-person /For 2 people
  • Including Entrance Fees – As mentioned in the main highlights

Main Highlights

  • Temple of Tooth Relic
  • Knuckles Adventure Trail
  • Horton Plains National Park
  • White Water Rafting


Make your way through customs to the very interesting duty-free shops once you arrive! Our host will greet us with "Ayubowan," a local greeting that means "I wish you a long and healthy life." While we are in Sri Lanka, this will become part of our vocabulary. Afterward, you will be transferred to the hotel located in Kandy.

(On route optional: Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage)

After arrival to the city of Kandy, check-in and have a relaxing time. Evening makes your footsteps into the Temple of Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) & witness a Cultural Dance.

Meal Plan: Breakfast.
Stay overnight in Kandy.

After breakfast prepared with unique Kandyan flavors, your guide will take you to an adventure trail in the Knuckles Mountain Range.

The Knuckles Mountain Range lies in central Sri Lanka, in the districts of Matale and Kandy.
The range takes its name from a series of recumbent folds and peaks in the west of the massif which resembles the knuckles of clenched fists when viewed from certain locations in the Kandy District.

Meal Plan: Breakfast.
Stay overnight in Kandy.

Before this interesting day, you will experience the unique delicious breakfast from the hotel & start the journey to Nuwara Eliya. It's a city located at an altitude of 1868m and is considered to be the most important location for tea production in Sri Lanka. The city is overlooked by Piduruthalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. This city is also known for its temperature, and cool climate, the city is known for being the coolest area in Sri Lanka and is also known as Little England.

On the way, in addition, visit the Ramboda Water Falls/ Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple St. Claire & Devon Waterfalls & Experience the Tea Plantation while zipping a mouthwatering cup of Ceylon tea.

Meal Plan: Breakfast.
Stay overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

We start a different day by Trekking at Horton Plains and the hotel will provide you with a delicious breakfast to take away with you.
Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 meters (6,900–7,500 ft) is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. This region was designated a national park in 1988, and this park consists of very unique atmosphere which is home to different kinds of Endemic animals in Sri Lanka.

After the trekking, you will travel to Negombo through Kithulgala. On the way, you will be able to Devon & St. Claire Waterfalls, and also in addition, you enjoy the adventurous white water rafting in kithulgala.

Meal Plan: Breakfast.
Stay overnight in Negombo.

After the breakfast guide will escort you to the Airport for the Departure.

(Negombo City Tour is provided with your flight schedule)

Have a Safe Journey Back Home!!!

The Trip Cost Includes

  • All transport during the tour in a comfortable AC vehicle with free Wi-Fi in the vehicle
  • 1 (500ml) water bottle per person per day
  • English speaking Tour Guide for the tour (German/ Spain/ Italian & French Guides will be provided with the availability. No Extra Cost)
  • All entrance fees mentioned in Main Highlights (except for optional attractions)
  • Airport pickup and Drop
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Your Departure Will Be Arranged as your time of flight schedule.

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Meals not mentioned & beverages
  • Entrance fees for optional attractions
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

More Info

  • Payment Policy for the tour
    – A 40% deposit is required upon booking for the confirmation which is refundable according to the cancelation policy.
    Please be aware that there might be exceptions to these payment terms in unique circumstances. We will explicitly notify you in the offer if there is a deviation from these terms.
  • Cancelation Policy for the tour
    – From the 14th day to the 8th day before departure: 20% of the travel price.
    – From the 7th day to the 4th day before departure: 50% of the travel price.
    – From the 3rd day before departure: 100% of the travel price.
    Please note that in exceptional cases there may be deviations from these cancellation conditions (e.g. if a hotel is booked that does not offer flexible cancellation). Should there be a deviation from these provisions, we will clearly point this out to you in the offer. 

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Hill Country Adventures
From USD $650
/ Adult - 2 Pax Above
From USD $900
/ Adult - Single

Tour Info

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  • Car (02 Pax) | Van (03-06 Pax) | Bus (07 Pax & Above)
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  • All Around Year
  • Private Driver/Guide