This 5 day tour covers most of everything including a little bit of culture to be witnessed mostly in Kandy. It is compact and convenient and not difficult to manage times between places while travelling.
DAY-1: – Colombo / Hikkaduwa
Morning – leave for Hikkaduwa. On the beach, at leisure. Overnight at Hikkaduwa.
DAY-2: – Hikkaduwa / Galle / Yala / Tissamaharama
Morning – leave for Tissamaharama via Galle visiting the Galle Ramparts. (17 c. Dutch fortified city). Lunch on route. Afternoon game drive of the Yala National Park. Overnight at Tissamaharama.
DAY-3: – Tissamaharama / Horton Plains / Nuwara Eliya
Morning – leave for Nuwara Eliya,via Koslanda panoramic high country scenery en route visiting the Horton Plains and trekking to the World’s End. Overnight at Nuwara Eliya.
DAY-4: – Nuwara Eliya / Kandy
Morning – sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya. Visit a tea estate. Proceed to Kandy by train witnessing the picturesque hill country scenery. Overnight at Kandy.
DAY-5: – Kandy / Pinnawela / Colombo
Morning – visit the Dalada Maligawa, the golden roofed Temple of the SacredTooth Relic of The Buddha. Shopping and sightseeing in Kandy. Afternoon – return to Colombo en route visiting the Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawala.