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Best Trekking Tours in Central Province Sri Lanka

The Central Province of Sri Lanka is a magical place. Trekking tours in the Central Province are a popular way of exploring it. Steeped as it is in natural beauty, it offers exotic trekking opportunities to eager travellers which make every minute of the time spent in the region worth their weight in memories. High peaks dominate the landscape of the Central province, and this makes it a Sri Lankan trekkers paradise. The treks through the dense jungles are magical in themselves, but the views from the summits take the crown for their spellbinding beauty. Trekking tours in the Central Province can be single day trips ranging from 6 to 15 hours or multiple day trips involving camping adventures too. There are several wonderful peaks that trekkers enjoy exploring in the Central Province. The Knuckles Mountain Range is the most popular place to engage in trekking expeditions. Several tiny hamlets, tea estates, rice paddies, lush-green thickets are crossed in the course of the expedition and you will have some opportunities to swim in the brooks and rivers that flow through the region.

 

Trekking this trail is a great opportunity to sight all the exotic birds that flock the trees. Photography opportunities will also present themselves galore. Treks to the Knuckle range are generally spread over a couple of days and involve camping options. Other trekking destinations in the Central Province include the trails leading to Adam’s Peak and the routes in the Sinharaja Rain Forest. Both these treks are single day treks and so can be enjoyed even if you are in a hurry. The trek to the Kirigalpoththa mountain peak, which is the second highest peak in Sri Lanka, also offer an adventurous time to trekkers and can be completed in a single day. There are many wonderful trekking tours in the Central province of Sri Lanka, and most of them are easy to navigate, so make sure you embark on at least one when you are in the region.

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    Nuwara Eliya
    h15 Hours

    About the Activity: Embark on an exciting trek to the Adam’s peak located in the Sri Paada Wilderness Sanctuary, which is one of the largest sanctuaries in Sri Lanka.Get picked up from your hotel in Kandy at around 6 PM in the evening and reach the rain forest which spreads over 224 sq.km. and envelops the Adam’s Peak.The trek begins as you arrive at the Nallathaniya trail head at around 06:30 in the evening; post a short briefing you can commence the trek.Summit the peak at around 01:00 AM in the morning and relax as you behold the wonder of a beautiful sunrise.Enjoy a lip-smacking dinner after reaching the top.Descend the trail by 06:30 AM and start on the way to visit a beautiful waterfall in the vicinity and enjoy a lip-smacking breakfast.The trek ends as you reach the Nallathaniya Trail Head by 09:30 AM and head back to your hotels. 

    Very Good 4.0

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    13% OFF

    4695


    5444

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    Galle
    h6 Hours

    About the Activity: Indulge in an exhilarating hiking tour with your family or friends in Hiyare, a small town near Galle in Sri Lanka.Begin this delightful trek at around 08:30 AM after getting picked up from your hotels in Galle Fort, Koggala, and UnawatunaAfter a quick briefing session get transferred by Tuk Tuk to local village where you will begin your hiking tour. During your trek, take a walk through the local village, witness the local tea plantation and begin the hike to the top of the hills that will take approximately 2 to 3 hours. Delight in the beauty of a small waterfall fresh water fed from the Hiyare rainforest and enjoy a light refreshments during your trip. Dry off from your time in the water before finishing your hike.End your hiking tour at around 2.30 PM by getting dropped off to your hotels. 

    Good 3.0

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    1089


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    Galle
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity: Expedition camp is located on a peninsula in the forest and surrounded by two rivers (deep enough for swimming) and just beyond a tea plantation in Sinharaja.After your arrival at the campsite, start your day with a lip-smacking breakfast and indulge in the bird watching activity as you enjoy the meal.Aftermath, embark on a short hiking amidst the dense and beautiful forest and explore the same.In the afternoon, enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch in the magical setting, followed by some fun filled activities and relaxation.In the night, carve your hunger with the five course dinner with beer and alcohol amidst the heart warming setting where the whole area is lit up with traditional flame torches and a roaring campfire. The next day, head back to your home with lots of memories, after a delicious breakfast. 

    Very Good 4.0

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    19% OFF

    27489


    34293

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    Matale
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity: Embark on this amazing trek to Knuckles Mountain Range and enjoy the wild natural beauty of this region after getting picked up from your hotel.Get picked up from your hotel in Kandy at around 7.30 AM and proceed towards the start point of the trekEnjoy a lip-smacking breakfast before embarking on your adventurous trek.Hike through beautiful tiny hamlets, tea estates, rice paddies, lush-green thickets – delight in this unique trail that provides you with ample natural beauty.The trek follows through Matale, Pallegama Laggala, and Illukkumbura.This is a great opportunity for naturalist and wildlife lovers as this trek provides you with frequent spotting of rare and beautiful wildlife species.Enjoy the company of various known and rare birds that flock on the distant mountains and trees as you trek through the surrounding thickets.Stay overnight in the double sharing occupancy at the hilltop and next day, head back to the base camp in the morning to end your trek and get dropped off to your respective hotels 

    Very Good 4.0

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    10% OFF

    12248


    13609

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    Kandy
    d1 Day n1 Night

    About the Activity: Embark on this amazing trek to Knuckles Mountain Range and enjoy the wild natural beauty of this region after getting picked up from your hotel.Get picked up from your hotel in Kandy at 7.30 AM and proceed towards the start point of the trekEnjoy a lip-smacking breakfast before embarking on your adventurous trek.Hike through beautiful tiny hamlets, tea estates, rice paddies, lush-green thickets – delight in this unique trail that provides you with ample natural beauty.The trek follows through Matale, Pallegama Laggala, and Illukkumbura.This is a great opportunity for naturalist and wildlife lovers as this trek provides you with frequent spotting of rare and beautiful wildlife species.Enjoy the company of various known and rare birds that flock on the distant mountains and trees as you trek through the surrounding thickets.Stay overnight in the double sharing occupancy at the hilltop and next day, head back to the base camp in the morning to end your trek. 

    Very Good 4.0

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    5% OFF

    6464


    6805

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    Nuwara Eliya
    h11 Hours

    About the Activity:Kirigalpoththa is the second highest Mountain of Sri Lanka after Pidurutalagala. With a peak elevation of 2,388 meters above sea level. This 7 km trail is accessible to the public. Reach the starting point at around 6.30 AM, which is the Horton Plain National Park, from where your trek begins at around 06:45 AM after a brief introductory session and enjoy the delightful 5 hour long trek.You will be provided with ample halts to relax. Enjoy a scrumptious lunch at the pinnacle of the peak. Post this, indulge in an exciting photography session.Sri Lankan Leopard & Sambur are two wild animals that you may come across. If you are lucky, you may even encounter a few endemic bird species as well.Head back down to base camp at around 5.30 PM and end your adventurous trek. 

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    5784


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