Expedition to Sri-Lanka

27 April - 3 May 2019
Open the magic of the island
Expedition details
Basic information
8 days
Total duration
One week and a little bit more to explore colorful Sri-Lanka
Kolombo
Start point
You can get to Sri Lanka only by plane. Please specify visa requirements for your country.
~515 km
The length of the tracking part
By train across the island. On the way we will see tea plantations, waterfalls and mountains.
2240 m
The highest point of the track
We will see all the charm of Sri Lanka from a bird's eye view.
3 persons
The group size is limited
We pay maximum attention to each participant and create trust relationships within the team.
Middle level
Level of difficulty
Special preparation for the expedition is not necessary. Only a cheerful mood is required ;)
Expedition time plan

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Day 1. Colombo
Arrival at Colombo airport. Group meeting and acquaintance.
We prepare all the things and visit the floating Pettah market.
Also visit one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Colombo Sri Kalleswara. Colorful towers and decoration of the temple are amazing.

Overnight in hotel.
Day 2. Galle
In the morning we go by train to the Galle — the capital of the southern province. Here is one of the best preserved colonial fort. On its territory the Dutch built a whole city: temples, prison, housing, lighthouse. Take a walk through the old streets and fast forward to a few centuries ago.

Back to Colombo. Overnight transfer by train to Ella (2-beds coupe).
Day 3. Ella
Today the plan is a relaxing walk to the Small Peak of Adam. On the way we will enjoy the mountain landscapes and from the top we will observe the points-cars moving along the mountain serpentine.

Then take a photo on the 9 - arch bridge Demodara and look between the hills of Ravana waterfall.

Overnight in Ella.
Day 4. Nuwara Eliya
The train to Nuwara Eliya is a 2 hours of beautiful mountain scenery and relaxing in the train.

Nuwara Eliya is a small mountain town with English mansions, lovely courtyards and gardens. On arrival take a walk around the city and then go to explore the picturesque surroundings. Climb to the top of Single Tree Hill and enjoy views of Nuwara Elia and the surrounding tea plantations.

Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 5. Kandy
Moving from Ella to Kandy by train with unforgettable views outside the window.

From Kandy on the bus going to Dambulla and visit the rock-carving of a Buddhist temple of the I century BC. The Temple is located on a picturesque hill and consists of 5 main caves containing ancient Buddha statues.

Then move to Sigiriya, where we will stay for the night. In the morning we have an early climb to the mountain Pidurangala.
Day 6. Pidurangala - Trincomalee
Sigiriya mountain is a unique place. On its top (370 m above sea level) built an impregnable fortress of the 5th century AD.
The best place to see the rock is the nearby Pidurangala mountain where we will go early in the morning to see the sunrise.

Then by train to Trincomalee. Refresh supplies of food and go to the Fort Frederick built in 1624 on the sacred mount Kannamali. Fort operates to this day.
Overnight in Trincomalee.
Day 8. Pigeon island
In the morning we will go to the quiet and deserted beach of Nilaveli.

After the boat will get to Pigeon — a small island and one of the marine national parks of Sri Lanka. There is an opinion that here the best coral reefs of the Indian ocean. We will check it out and go snorkeling.
Return to Trincomalee.

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE ADVENTURE

stop the moment
take a deep breath
radiate happiness

Pricing
See what included and what payed separately
Price 990 $ (what's included)
  • English speaking guide
  • 6 nights accommodation ( 2 person/room)
  • snacks during trekking
  • transfers during expedition
  • photos
  • public First Aid Kit
Extra costs (not included)
  • flight to Sri-Lanka 300-500 $
  • food costs not included in the program (cafes and restaurants)
  • rental bikes (on request)
  • insurance policy
  • pocket money
  • any costs not specified in the program, force majeure
  • personal equipment
  • souvenirs
Personal Equipment
Clothes
Sneakers (better trekking sandals),T-shirt (shirt) with long sleeves, 2 T-shirts with short sleeves, cap, socks simple (2-4 pairs) and warm (1 pair), fleece jacket, fleece warm hat, windbreaker, running pants, shorts, rain poncho
Others
Sunglasses, swimsuit / swimming trunks
Cup, spoon, bowl, knife ( put in the luggage or do not take), a metal thermos 0.7-1l / person

Chargers, mobile phone, mobile powerbank, headlamp
Backpack
Comfortable backpack:
- for woman 40 liters max,
- for man 50 liters max.

Waterproof bag for documents (belt, bag with zipper, bag on the neck, etc.)
Documents
International Passport,
printed air tickets,
cash + card, insurance (original or copy on the phone)

Photocopy of all documents (additionally upload photos in the cloud in case of loss of physical copies or any other accident)
First Aid
Sunscreen and Lipstick
Sunscreen (spf 40+)
Callus Plaster
Bottle for water
Personal medication (check the permission to carry on the plane)
Personal Hygiene
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Towel
Bast
Detergents (shampoo, gel, soap, etc.)
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Contacts
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Eqeuoka team 2019