Central Province Sri Lanka
Scheduled
Ceylon Tea tour

Ceylon Tea tour

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First, Book your Ceylon Tea tour and follow the trail of the planters of old Ceylon, as they trekked through the dense jungle looking for the best slopes on which to plant tea.Then on to watch the tea pluckers pick two leaves and a bud with deft hands. Finally to the factory where the all-important conversion to “made” black tea happens.

The machinery used is of very traditional British design, some as old as 100 years. The process is very artisan and unchanged for centuries. The daily complimentary group tour ends with a tasting of different grades of this great brew.

Together with tea-infused cuisine, tea based spa treatments and trekking trails that traverse tea-blanketed hills, you can literally lose yourself in tea. After the Ceylon Tea tour, You will leave Tea Trails with a newly found appreciation of this wonder herb and the unique flavor of Ceylon Tea.

Trip Details

Hotels:
Deluxe / Superior Hotels
Level:
Active Traveler
Type:
Scheduled
Support:
24/7 Guided
9 Nights / 10 Days /
per person from:
2,200.00
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Day by Day Itinerary

AIRPORT – ARRIVAL / NEGOMBO

• Arrive to Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport and meet the representative of HotelStay
• Transfer to beach hotel at Negombo.
• Check in to the hotel and spend a calm time.
• Overnight stay at Negombo.

NEGOMBO / PINNAWALA / KANDY

• Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Kandy.
• En-route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Watch the elephant’s bath in the river after youngest babies are milk fed.
• Then visit the paper making factory by using Elephant Dump.
• Go for an Elephant Riding if you wish.
• Visit the Herbal Spice Garden.
• Arrive at Kandy and check in to the hotel and rest.
• Overnight stay at Kandy.

KANDY / NUWARAELIYA

• Breakfast at the Hotel and travel to Nuwara Eliya.
• En-route you will have White water rafting at Kitulgala.
• Then visit the Ramboda Waterfall.
• Visit Tea Factory and Tea Plantation.
• Arrive to Nuwara Eliya and check in to the hotel and leisure.
• Overnight at Nuwara Eliya.

EXPLORE THE CITY OF NUWARAELIYA

• Then visit the Ramboda Waterfall.
• Take a peak at more Tea Factories and Tea Plantations.
• Enjoy the cold city by the lake
• Hakgala botanical garden visit is a must.

NUWARA ELIYA / LIPTON’S SEAT / ELLA

• Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Ella.
• En-route you will have a Train trip from Nanu oya to Haputale.

Then travel to Visit the Lipton’s Seat. The Lipton’s Seat is located at Dambetenna in the Haputale Mountain region. This place was a favorite look-outpoint for Sir Thomas Lipton. Lipton who visited Sri Lanka in 1890 and made business deals with James Taylor, who introduced tea gardens to Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Lipton’s company purchased Ceylon tea, distributing it through Europe and the USA.The point has a fabulous view over Uva, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Eastern provinces.

ELLA / ATTRACTIONS

• Breakfast at the hotel and leisure at the hotel.
• Visit the Little Adam’s Peak.
• Nine Arch Bridge and Ella Rock.
• Then leisure at the hotel and view an Ella Gap.
• Overnight stay at Ella.

– ELLA / UDAWALAWE

• Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Udawalawe.
• En-route visit the Ravana Waterfall.
• Check in to the Udawalawe hotel and afternoon you will have a Safari at Udawalawe National Park.
• National park is filled with monitor lizards, Elephants, Sambar deer, monkeys and the occasional leopard, as well as being an exciting location for bird enthusiasts.
• Overnight stay at Udawalawe.

UDAWALAWE / GALLE / BENTOTA

• Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Bentota for beach stay.
• En-route visit the Turtle Hatchery and Stick fishermen.
• Then visit the Galle Dutch Fort.
• Then you will have a Boat safari at Balapitiya Madu River.
• Check in to the hotel and Leisure at Bentota Beach.
• Overnight stay at Bentota.

BENTOTA BEACH

• Breakfast at the hotel.
• Leisure at Bentota Beach.
• Enjoy with Diving and Snorkeling and Water activities and fishing.
• Overnight stay at Bentota Beach

COLOMBO / AIRPORT – DEPARTURE

• Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Colombo.
• En-route you will have a city tour in Colombo.
• Visit Old Parliament, Viharamahadevi Park, National Museum, Galle Face Green.
• Then proceed to the Colombo Airport on time for the departure flight.

  • Value added tax
  • Accommodation at the above mentioned Hotels or Similar
  • Bed & Breakfast and Dinner in the hotels mentioned above (Half Board Basis)
  • Transport in an Air-Condition Car with English Speaking chauffeur Guide
  • Meeting and Assistance at the airport

  • Early check in & late check out
  • Airfares
  • All entrance fees & tickets to sites
  • Lunch & other food & Beverages apart from Half Board Basis.
  • Camera & video permits (In most places it’s free
  • Visa & other charges (Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more
  • details / submit your individual visa application)
  • Any expenses of a personal nature
  • Any other expenses not mentioned above
  • Tips & Portages
IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • All Hotels Check In time is 1400 hrs & Check Out time is 1200 hrs (Early Check In / Late Check Out is subject to availability & at the discretion of hotel)
  • Room availability of above quoted hotels is strictly subject to change & will check availability & confirm at the time of reporting as confirmed booking

Hotels

Avani Bentota
Avani Bentota
Avani Bentota is one of the designer hotels by the greatest Sri Lankan architect of all time, Mr. Geoffrey Bawa. It carries a hint of an 18th century Dutch village atmosphere blending in with modern facilities and decors. The hotel has a number of luxury categorized rooms, a perfect arena of spa treatments and many more for your comfort and relaxation. Located by the beach side, it offers never ending access to the lush beach and fulfills your days and nights with incomparable views of the murmuring beach. Avani Bentota is a part of the Avani Hotels that’s spread over   View hotel website »
Jetwing Blue
Jetwing Blue Negombo
Located only minutes away from the International Airport, Jetwing Blue provides a bunch of many comfortable and relaxing amenities for your anticipation. It is built parallel to the beautiful Negombo beach that opens up never ending contact with sunny, sandy growling beaches for you. Simplicity is the key for the shining charm in this one of a kind hotel. It is also teamed up with new, vibrant looks and a sense of luxury and comfort living. As a part of the renowned Jetwing Hotel chain, Blue Hotel also rises up to their highest level of service in hospitality, food services   View hotel website »
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Mahaweli Reach Hotel
Mahaweli Reach Hotel offers 5-star accommodations with rolling mountains as a backdrop. It features a large outdoor pool, Ayurvedic center fitness facilities. With its Dutch and Portuguese heritage architecture, this beautiful colonial building offers laidback charm on the banks of the Mahaweli River just outside Kandy. Featuring private balconies, air conditioned rooms open out to stunning views of tropical greenery. They are equipped with classic wood furnishings and floors as well as cable TV. Guests can enjoy relaxing Ayurvedic massages after active workouts at the tennis courts. The hotel also provides bike rental, water sports and business facilities. Hearty meals featuring   View hotel website »
The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel is a fabulous old Colonial building very close to the city center. The rooms in the old wing and the staff takes you back to the days of the Raj. Restaurants serve delicious food and the breakfast and dinner buffets are extremely good. A wide variety of cuisines are served as theme nights. Grand Hotel offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest. Grand Hotel is home to 150 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as internet   View hotel website »

Activity Level

Active Traveler

A suitable tour for all the active travelers who are interested in enjoying a fulfilling vacation. If you require special assistant during rock climbing or during safari's, the tour might appear slightly challenging only when it comes to those activities. Contact our agents for further details.

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