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Sri Lanka Tea Country and Trains

£600 pp

Central Province, Sri Lanka

3 Nights

2-9

Sri Lanka Tea Country and Trains

What You'll Do

Sri Lanka's Tea Country is up there with some of the fascinating sights the country has to offer. It's lush, green plantations go much further than just looking spectacular as well, the Tea Country has formed a significant part of the country's cultural history.

On this Tea Country and Trains experience you'll explore the tea capital of the country, and the stunning areas within it, in ways most won't, from visiting and tasting tea at one of the local plantations in Nuwara Eliya, to hiking up Adam's Peak with a local guide in Ella, to the truly unique experience of visiting the local village of Chena, which is surrounded by a forest reserve and is home to some of the most fascinating wildlife the country has to offer.

Experience
Highlights

Experience one of the most culturally significant parts of Sri Lanka in Nuwara Eilya, with a guided tour and tasting of tea at one of the local tea plantations

Stunning train ride through the tea country hills and jungle to Ella

Explore the local village of Chena and take a boat journey around the lake

Your Local Host:

Prateeque

Can you tell us a little about yourself?

I grew up in India, in Bangalore and after completing an engineering degree, I decided to not actually follow this path and chose to follow my passion of travel. I quickly got a job as an actual tour guide in the wonderful southern region of Kerala, India, for a few months and ended up staying for 2 years Read More

Experience Itinerary

Arrive in Nuwara Eliya

We meet at your hotel in Nuwara Eliya. You’ll then head to a nearby tea plantation for a tour of the tea estates. Learn how a tea factory works, about its fascinating history, and taste some freshly brewed tea. In the evening we visit Jetwing St Andrews, which will be your hotel for the night. Once you’ve settled in, we’ll go on a Frog Walk with the local naturalist, where you’ll see and learn about the many different hopping amphibians in their natural habitat, in the local area.

(Meals included: Dinner)

Accommodation: Jetwing St Andrews

hotel accommodation in sri lanka

Train to Ella

You’ll hop on a train and take the stunning route from Nuwara Eliya to Ella. The route is spectacular with views of the surrounding valleys and hills, along with the many tunnels en route. Once checked in to our hotel (Waterfall Homestay), you’ll climb mini Adam’s peak for a beautiful view of sunset.

(Meals included: breakfast and dinner).

 

homestay in ella sri lanka

Village Explorations in Ella

Day 3 sees you embark on a truly unique experience to the traditional village of in Chena. This village is surrounded by a natural forest reserve, wild animals can be found roaming around the village, from elephants, peacock, to the Sri Lankan monkey – these are just a few. If that’s not enough wildlife for you, there’s also a gorgeous lake within the village that’s home to plenty of wild reptiles and birds. And with a local guide, you’ll go on a boat tour of this wondrous lake. In the evening you’ll retire to your accommodation – Waterfall Homestay

(Meals included: breakfast and dinner).

eating area in homestay in sri lanka

 

Departure Day

You’ll check out of the hotel and be dropped off at your next destination.

  • 3 Nights Accommodation on DBL sharing basis on Half Board Basis
  • All transfers in AC vehicle with an English speaking guide
  • Guide fees