Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

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Time8 hours (Approx.)
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Overview

Get an in-depth look at the beautiful landscapes of Sri Lanka’s hilly interior during this 8-hour private day trip. Explore Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, before enjoying a guided walk to scout for wildlife as you journey to ‘World’s End.’ You’ll also visit Baker Falls, enjoy an included lunch, and visit a tea plantation and factory.
  • Enjoy a private sightseeing trip to Sri Lanka's central interior region
  • Take a guided nature walk amidst the UNESCO site of Horton Plains National Park
  • Includes all national park entrance fees, round-trip hotel transport, and lunch
  • See Sri Lanka highlights like Baker's Falls and World's End
  • Learn about tea cultivation and production at a local plantation and Pedro Tea Factory
  • Private guide ensures personalized service and attention
  • Perfect way to get out into nature during a private day trip
Receive an early-morning pickup from your hotel in Nuwara Eliya as you travel into the rolling hills of Sri Lanka’s central region, heading toward Horton Plains National Park.

You’ll spend the next few hours enjoying a guided nature walk inside this UNESCO World Heritage Site, stopping to observe local wildlife like unique “Hump-nosed” lizards, Bear Monkeys, as you explore the “World’s End” and visit nearby Baker's Falls. After an included lunch served at the Summer Hill Breeze Hotel, you’ll visit a nearby tea plantation and the Pedro Tea Factory, offering an insider’s look at the cultivation and production of this key Sri Lankan product. For a full run-down of the day’s itinerary, please review the itinerary details below.

Itinerary

6am: Make a pre-dawn start to Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

7:30am - 12:30pm: Take a guided walk along the park's nature trails to a viewpoint known as World’s End. You may encounter a variety of wildlife including endemic Rhino-horned and Hump-nosed Lizards, highland bird species including the Sri Lanka White-eye, Dull-blue Flycatcher, Sri Lanka Bush Warbler, Yellow-eared Bulbul. Also keep your eye out for troops of Bear Monkey, and Sambar (Sri Lanka’s largest species of deer) which are regularly seen in the plains close to the entrance. You will continue your journey up to Baker's Falls, named after the famous explorer, Sir Samuel Baker.

12:30pm: Drive to Nuwara Eliya for an included lunch.

2pm - 3pm : Enjoy your lunch at the Summer Hill Breeze Hotel 

3:30pm- 5pm: Visit the Tea Plantation and Pedro Tea Factory to learn about tea production and its significance to the Sri Lankan economy. Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon) is the world's 4th largest tea exporter, responsible for roughly 25% of the world's tea exports. Today, more than 200,000 hectares in highlands and other areas are dedicated to tea production.

After sightseeing, you will be dropped back off at your hotel.

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