With a wealth of experience more than 15 years, initiated and named after INPAC Japan Male, catering the most demanding and well verse travellers from Japan, in
2004 “Karusan Travels” established its corporate office in Sri Lanka with one branch office in Male.

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FEEL SRI LANKA (13 Nights / 14 Days)

FEEL SRI LANKA (13 Nights / 14 Days)

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“Village life in the countryside of Sri Lanka” can be a truly fascinating experience. In this part of the country houses are usually inhabited by entire family generations. The people living in Sri Lankan rural villages are generally curious over foreign visitors, that’s why families are usually keen to talk to tourists and often invite them home for a cup of tea. Eating simple food in rustic surroundings has its own taste, which you would surely appreciate. During your countryside trips you will experience various aspects of village life, you will get to know the locals and discover their lifestyle, their feelings and emotions, how they scrape a living. You will discover the daily life of the village by selecting our “FEEL SRI LANKA” package.


Tour Highlights

  • Buying some Fish, Vegitables etc., from the market and visit a local house to prepare the food with them. Lunch with the local family. 
  • City tour of Negombo. 
  • Visit Dambulla Cave Temple 
  • Climb the giant Sigiriya Rock Fortress 
  • Village trek at Hiriwadunna village which includes, Catamaran ride, Tuk-Tuk Ride and cookery demonstration. 
  • Witness Elephant Gathering at Minneriya National Park.   
  • Visit a herbal garden at Matale 
  • Explore the city of Kandy by Tuk-Tuk. 
  • Visit to Peradeniya Botanical Garden 
  • Cycling through the village in Kandy. 
  • Street food Kottu Dinner in Kandy 
  • Scenic Train journey from Peradeniya to Nanu Oya. 
  • Walking city tour of cozy Nuwara Eliya 
  • Hikking at Horton Plains 
  • Visit to Ravana Water Falls & famous Nine Arch Bridge at Ella 
  • Visit to Elephant Transit Home to witness the bottle feeding of baby Elephants.  
  • Half a day Jeep Safari at Udawalawe National Park.  
  • Visit to a local less privileged school 
  • Whale & Delphine watching at Mirissa 

Tour inclusions

  • Meet & greet service at the airport by a representative of KARUSAN TRAVELS  
  • Hotel accommodation at above mentioned hotels OR similar on Bed & Breakfast Basis (Home stays / 03 star / 04 star / 05 star / Luxury boutiques / Tented camps can be provided as accommodation depending on clients interest)
  • Air conditioned Transport
  • 02 Water bottles per person, per day (500ml)
  • Service of an English speaking driver / Chauffeur guide / National guide
  • Entrance fees to the places mentioned in the tour programme
  • Jeep hires, Boat hires as mentioned
  • Train tickets from Peradeniya to Nanu Oya. 
  • Visit of a local house with Fish and Vegetable for a cooking session followed by lunch on Day 02 
  • Village trek followed by a Rice & curry lunch on Day 04
  • Street food dinner with a bottle of beer at Kandy
  • High Tea at Nuwara Eliya
  • Visit of a local School
  • Whale watching on Day 12
  • Departure transfer
  • All current taxes
1
DAY 01: AIRPORT | NEGOMBO (approx. 15 minute drive)

On arrival at the airport, you will be met and welcomed by the local representative of KARUSAN TRAVELS. Afterwards transfer to Negombo, Sri Lanka’s one of the beautiful destinations for beach lovers with fine and smooth sand. Negombo has a small port, and its economy is mainly based on tourism and its centuries-old fishing industry. Negombo is a traditional fishing town in Sri Lanka, and no wonder the town is a gourmet food lover’s paradise with seafood available in plenty.

Overnight at Hotel Pledge 03, Negombo OR similar hotel

2
DAY 02: NEGOMBO (Full day)

After an early breakfast, get in to your cycle which will arrange by the hotel and leave for the local Fish market. Buy some freshly unloaded fish from the boats. Also visit the local market and buy some vegetables. Back to hotel. Later leave for a local house with the local guide and cook the stuff you brought from the market with the local family. Sri Lankan fish curry is bit spicy but you will enjoy it…! That’s your lunch for the day the Sri Lanka Rice and curry.

Afternoon commence the city tour of Negombo.

Overnight at Hotel Pledge 03, Negombo OR similar hotel

3
DAY 03: NEGOMBO | DAMBULLA | SIGIRIYA (approx. 04 hour drive)

After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and leave for Sigiriya. En-route visit Golden Cave Temple at Dambulla which has more than 150 Buddha statues.  

Check-in at the hotel and rest of the leisure and enjoy a nice swim in the hotel swimming pool.

Overnight at Sigiriya Village, Sigiriya OR similar hotel

4
DAY 04: SIGIRIYA | ROCK FORTRESS | HIRIWADUNNA TREK | MINNERIYA | SIGIRIYA (Full day)

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Sigiriya to climb and visit the giant Rock Fortress which was a sky castle of one of the great King’s in Sri Lanka.

On decent, leave for Hiriwadunna to enjoy a Village trek which includes a Catamaran Safari, Tuk Tuk ride followed by cookery demonstration with a typical Sri Lankan lunch at a local house.  

On completion leave for Minneriya and enjoy an attractive Elephant Safari at Minneriya National park and witness the Elephant Gathering by Jeep. Minneriya National Park is one of the best Elephant populated Parks in Sri Lanka.

Later back to hotel.

Overnight at Sigiriya Village, Sigiriya OR similar hotel

5
DAY 05: SIGIRIYA | MATALE | KANDY (approx. 03 hour drive)

After breakfast at the hotel check-out and proceed to Kandy. En-route visit a herbal garden to get to know the Sri Lankan herbs and spices. There you will enjoy a 15 minute head and shoulder massage.

On arrival in Kandy check-in to the hotel. 

Afternoon visit the city of Kandy by Tuk-Tuk which is a small funny little vehicle with three wheels. 

Overnight at Hotel Suisse, Kandy OR similar hotel

6
DAY 06 : KANDY | PERADENIYA | KANDY (Full day)

After breakfast leave for Peradeniya and visit the Royal Botanical Garden which is renowned for its collection of orchids and different kind of plants.

Later enjoy an attractive cycle ride passing through paddy fields, village houses etc., and sip a tasty King coconut on the way.

Afternoon enjoy a Sri Lankan street food Kottu with a bottle of beer at a local boutique. You will witness how noisy it is when they prepare Kottu despite the taste.

Overnight at Hotel Suisse, Kandy OR similar hotel

7
DAY 07: KANDY | TRAIN TO NUWARA ELIYA | NUWARA ELIYA (approx. 04 hour ride)

After breakfast, check-out and proceed to Peradeniya Railway station and board the train to Nanu Oya for a beautiful scenic train journey through Tea Mountains, valleys and waterfalls.

Driver will pick you up from Nanu Oya Railway station and take your to the hotel.

Check-in at the hotel, 

Afternoon enjoy a nice walk at the colonial city of Nuwara Eliya and enjoy the beautiful Gregory’s Lake and Victoria Park.

Overnight at Heaven Seven, Nuwara Eliya OR similar hotel

8
DAY 08: NUWARA EIYA | HORTON PLAINS | NUWARA ELIYA (First Half of the day)

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for a hiking session at Horton Plains National Park where you can visit World’s end, Mini World’s end & Bakers fall. (The hiking distance will be approx. 09km)

Later back to hotel. 

Evening enjoy a high tea at Nuwara Eliya.

Overnight and Heaven Seven, Nuwara Eliya

9
DAY 09: NUWARA ELIYA | ELLA | UDAWALAWE (approx. 04 hour drive)

After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and proceed to Udawalawe. On your way visit Ravana Water Falls & famous Nine arch bridge in Ella.

Check-in at the hotel,

Afternoon leisure at the beautiful surroundings of the hotel.

Overnight at Athgrira River Camp, Udawalawe OR similar hotel

10
Day 10: UDAWALAWE (Second half of the day)

After breakfast at hotel, visit Elephant Transit home during the feeding time of baby Elephants who come from the jungle. The primary objective of this place is to rehabilitate orphaned elephant calves for ultimate release back the wild.

Afternoon get in to the 4 x 4 Jeep and enjoy an attractive Elephant Safari at Udawalawe National Park.

Overnight at Athgrira River Camp, Udawalawe OR similar hotel

11
DAY 11: UDAWALAWE | SCHOOL VISIT | SOUTH COAST (approx. 03 hour drive)

After breakfast at hotel, check-out and proceed to Mirissa. On your way visit a small and rural school where under privileged children are studying with lot of difficulties but much courage. If you are happy to help them in any way that will be appreciated by this children a lot. 

Check-in at the hotel,

Overnight at Paradise Beach Club, Mirissa OR similar hotel

12
DAY 12: WHALE WATCHING (First half of the day)

Early morning with packed breakfast, leave for Mirissa Harbor and witness the biggest mammal on earth. (Whale & Dolphin watching tour) If you have motion sick, recommend you to bring your own pills with you.

Later back to hotel and rest of the day at leisure by the pristine beach at Mirissa.

Overnight at Paradise Beach Club, Mirissa OR similar hotel

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DAY 13: MIRISSA
Full day leisure by the beach. Overnight at Paradise Beach Club, Mirissa OR similar hotel
14
DAY 14: SOUTH COAST | AIRPORT (approx. 03 hour drive)
After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and proceed to Airport for your connecting departure flight.

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