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Virgin Lanka Nature Tour..
Tour Plans
Day 01
Leaving Negombo to “Embilpitiya” at first we find on the way Rice, pineapple & rubber plantations with the experience of cultivating, Harvesting, Rubber Milk tapping. Afterwards we reach the most fabulous & Cascading “Bopath” Falls In “Kuruwita” village. In the mean time opportunity to taste fresh cup of tea from adjacent Hotel.  As next step to see the gem mines in “Rathnapura” where you can get the experience of traditional method using by the miners.  Then we head to “Udawalawe” National Park to do the Jeep Safari to see Wild Elephants & other species. Reach the “Embilipitiya” town & Stay overnight at Centuriya Hotel.

Day 02 Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
After enjoying your b-fast we lead to “Maduwanwela” mansion made by Dutch colonial time in 1700 A.D which consists 121 Rooms. Exciting & adventurous moment will meet you at “Waulpane” Bat cave where you can see  The ancient rock-caves with vast stretches of wilderness, set in a panoramic view, is fast losing its tourist - potentials and historical value, with the pleasing prospects of the environment, The 'pencil-columns' of 'stalactite' and 'stalagmite' formed by the age-old lime stones, over the years, an inch of which according to scientific calculations, would take hundred years to grow, are indeed a rare gift of nature peculiar to the cave to be saved from wanton destruction. Having visited the bat cave our destination will be “Deniyaya” Town & we stay overnight there.

Day 03 Sinharaja Rainforest
This is the most important & exciting day for us as give us the real experience of natural Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a bio diversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The hilly virgin rainforest, part of the Sri Lanka lowland rain forests eco region, was saved from the worst of commercial logging by its inaccessibility, and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1988. The reserve's name translates as Kingdom of the Lion. This is a treasure trove of endemic species, including trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Because of the dense vegetation, wildlife is not as easily seen as at dry-zone national parks such as Yala. There are about 3 elephants and the 15 or so leopards are rarely seen. The commonest larger mammal is the endemic Purple-faced Langur. In and around waterfalls of the “Sinharaja” gives the real attraction for the tourists. The same day we precede to Benthota Beach via Misty Mountains passing scenic beauty either side of the road.

Day 04
We stay on the Beach & you make up your mind if wish to go to the Jet ski’s etc. After Enjoyed water sports can have a Join with the Boat riding in “Madu” River to see the bio diversity of the river banks “Madu” River has high ecological, biological and aesthetic significance, being home to 303 species of plants belonging to 95 families and to 248 species of vertebrate animals. It might be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka. We also visited the The “Kothduwa” temple located on “Kothduwa” Island on the Mad River. It is a unique experience and monks use boats for transportation

Day 05

After the Break fast We say good bye to Benthota with unforgettable memories of the past days on your choice we will drive you to Turtle Hatcheries In “Kosgoda”. On the way we can see the Toddy Tappers “Payagala” expose the opportunity to zip the toddy (Palm wine). We head to Colombo City & last minute Shopping before return to the Air Port.

Departure with priceless memory.

   

Note: The note entry above indicates which languages (other than English) are spoken by the tour leaders who are scheduled to operate the tour.From time to time it may be necessary to make changes in tour leader assignments prior to the tour date. All tour leaders are fluent in English. 




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