HILL COUNTRY RAIL TOUR

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HILL COUNTRY RAIL TOUR

This is a perfect tour for you to see the typical countryside of Sri Lanka by train. In this 4-day tour, you will take the train from Colombo to Kandy and Nuwara Eliya. The entire journey will give you an unforgettable experience with wonderful scenery on the hills of Sri Lanka. You will travel through paddy fields, rural mountain villages, waterfalls, tunnels, tea plantation, and more wonderful natural attractions.


Highlights of this tour

  • 3 memorable train journeys over the hills
  • Kandy city tour
  • Peradeniya Botanical Garden
  • Nuwara Eliya city tour
  • Horton Plains National Park


Price

$220 (Per Person)

Duration

4 days
Day 01

COLOMBO / KANDY

  • 08:45 hours- You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo and driven to the Fort Railway Station in Colombo.
  • 09:15 hours- Arrive in Fort Railway Station and board the Expo rail or Rajadhani Express leaving for Kandy.
  • 09:45 hours- This train journey is a scenic delight. Morning snack with tea and coffee will be served on-board.
  • 12:31 hours- Arrive at Peradeniya Railway Station where you will meet your driver. You will be taken to your hotel in Kandy.
  • Evening- You will be able to enjoy a city tour of Kandy including Kandy Temple and Cultural show.
  • Spend overnight at the Hotel. Accommodation will be rooms with ensuite facilities. Your stay is on bed & breakfast basis.

Day 02

KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA

  • Morning- we will be driving to Peradeniya to visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden, one of the best botanical gardens in Asia.
  • 12:00 hours- We will take you to Peradeniya Railway Station and you will take the train to Nanuoya Railway Station on Expo rail. This train journey is the most scenic ride in Sri Lanka. Train leaves Peradeniya at 12:31 hrs and reaches NanuOya at 15:55hrs. Lunch will be provided on-board.
  • 15:55 hours- Arrive at Nanuoya Railway Station where you will meet your driver who will take you to your hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
  • Spend overnight at the Hotel. Accommodation will be rooms with ensuite facilities. Your stay is on bed & breakfast basis.

Day 03

NUWARA ELIYA / HORTON PLAINS

  • Morning- Make an early start to Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will take a guided walk along the nature trails to a viewpoint known as World’s End (approx. 1 hour & 30 minutes drive).
  • Afternoon- Visit a tea plantation and factory where the best tea in the world is being produced.
  • Spend overnight at the Hotel. Accommodation will be rooms with ensuite facilities. Your stay is on bed & breakfast basis.

Day 04

NUWARA ELIYA / COLOMBO

  • Morning- Start your day with a city tour of Nuwara Eliya. Surrounded by hills and tea plantations, the town of Nuwara Eliya enjoys spring-like weather throughout the year.
  • 12:50 hours- You will proceed to Nanuoya Railway Station and take the train back to Colombo. Train Leaves Nanuoya Railway Station at 13:50 pm.
  • 21:00 hours- Arrive at the Fort Railway Station in Colombo where your driver awaits to transfer you back to your hotel in Colombo. Lunch, Dinner, Tea and Coffee will be provided on-board.