Transportation:: Private Group-size:: Small Pick-up location and time: Colombo, 0700 hrs
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One Day Adventure Tour  (Private)

From white water rafting to Jungle trek and visiting historical monuments, get soaked up in the wilderness of Sri Lanka

This 2 days tour gives you the opportunity the UNESCO world heritage site of Kandy and visits tooth relic temple. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery as you proceed through the hills country of Sri Lanka with cascading waterfalls and rolling hills. The take-off with white water rafting, which is very popular off the beaten track activity among the travellers of Sri Lanka. Usually, this water rafting trip is combined with few other interesting adrenaline-pumping activities such s jungle trekking, kayaking and waterfall abseiling. Feel the experience of Sri Lanka White Water Rafting Tours at the best and most popular river at Kelani.

This tour offers you an amazing experience by beating the water rapids challenge from different class and also admire the beauty of the rainforest, rice paddy before reach the start point and see the spectacular view in the river. Water rafting tour is to discover hidden waterfalls, swim in the pristine water and feel the thrills of the paradise river.

The rafting guide is already experienced in the white water rafting tours by offer an excellent service to make you more enjoyable and also know the perfect spot where you can enjoy the most challenging water rapids. Beside that the rafting guide can be your assistant if you would like to take a picture with your own camera. Memorize this white water rafting activity by use the video and picture service.


Start: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Finish: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ages: Min 15

Group size: Min 1

Nature of tour: Private


Why you'll love this trip

  • Travel through Kandy, and sample some of the acclaimed tea varieties that grow on the hillsides with your small group.
  • Learn of the varied cuisine and local customs of different regions around Sri Lanka, highlighted by a rhythmic cultural dance performance in Kandy.
  • See one of the world’s most revered relics at the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, home to an earthly remain of the Lord Buddha, and discover the cave temple of Dambulla.
  • Head on rainforest trek – Sri Lanka style! Look for many dozens of bird species and tropical flora while you hike through the rainforest with our nature expert.
  • Enjoy one of the most popular thrilling adventure activities in Sri Lanka, white waterrafting.

Is this trip right for you?

  • The entire trip is private (transfers and sightseeings), and the only you and your associates take part in the trip.
  • This 2 days trip packs a lot in. It’s one of the most popular Sri Lanka tours, we run in our Original style, perfect for those, who look for a one week trip and a desire to do the most with it. If you are after a more leisurely trip in Sri Lanka or shorter trip please check our other tour itineraries.
  • Sri Lanka can get extremely hot in the summer. While we aim to do our walking tours, city tours early in the morning or afternoon, when it’s cooler, remember to keep water on you and to bring a hat, sunscreen, a long-sleeved shirt, and anything else that will protect you from the sun.
  • Part of travelling with Seerendipity means respecting local cultures and sensibilities. That way you get the most out of your interactions with local people and environments. We visit a number of temples on this trip and to enter them you must have clothes that cover to wrists and below the knee. Same times you have to remove the head covers and shoes upon entering the temple. Please click here to know more about the rules and regulations pertaining to Sri Lanka temple visits.

Highlights

  • Touring in Kandy, the hill country capital
  • Guided walking tour of Peradeniya botanical garden
  • White water rafting (grade 3) in Kitulgala
  • Guided wander through the rainforest of Kitulgal and explore the fascinating fauna and flora
  • Bird watching in Kitulgala with our guide
  • Visiting the pinnawala orphanage witness the elephant bath and wash an elephant
  • Trekking through the spice garden and see t5he trees, plants and veins that produces spices such as pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg etc.
  • Visit a tea factory and sample the unblended Ceylon tea
  • Visit most sacred Buddhist temple of Sri Lanka the tooth relic temple

Trip includes

  • 1-night accommodation in a standard hotel (Ganga Addara hotel -Kandy)
  • Breakfast and dinner at the hotel
  • All entrance fees and activity cost as per the tour itinerary
  • Discount voucher of 10% at a Jewelry shop
  • Discount voucher 5% to shop at the Spice garden
  • Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival and departure
  • Service of an English speaking driver/guide throughout the tour (please inquire for other languages)
  • Entire ground transportation as per the tour itinerary in an air-conditioned, private vehicle
  • All government taxes

Trip excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
  • Video and Camera permits.
  • Any meals not specified, throughout the tour
  • Any other services not specified.

COVID-19 Special information

  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • To reduce crowds, all tours are private
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed

Book now & pay later

Reserve your tour now and pay when you meet us. Send us the duly filled tour booking form, we will arrange your tour and you can make the payment as you meet us on the first day of the trip.


Best price guaranteed

We guarantee the best price. If you find the same tour package at a cheaper price elsewhere, we do match the price of other tour packages and furthermore add a further 10% discount to it.


No hidden fees and commissions

The price you see on the product pages is the exact same rate that you see in the final stage of the trip booking. There are no hidden fees and taxes such as GST, BTT, service charge, nation-building tax, hotel tax etc.


COVID-19 Special information

  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • To reduce crowds, all tours are private
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour
  • All visitors to Buddhist and Hindu temples are expected to remove footwear and hats upon entering the temples.
  • Dresscode, shoulders and knees should be covered
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions
  • If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No suitable for travellers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity.

Trip map

Itineraries

Day 1

Time : 7:00 am

COLOMBO / KITHULGALA / KANDY

Meet and greet by Seerendipity tours representative and leave for Kithulgala,

White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River in Kitulgala covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KM. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable Experience during your tour.

BIRD WATCHING

You will walk through the village, jungle and plantations and search for the indigenous bird. Kitulgala is a top pick among the bird watchers in Sri Lanka where you have the opportunity to see many species of birds. Nature lovers, in particular, ornithologists, will be rewarded with sightings of the Crested Serpent Eagle, the Ceylon Spur Fowl, the Ceylon Hanging Parrot and the Lay lard’s Parakeet. Activities such as mountain-biking, cultural sites and sites of fruit orchards and lowland tea plantations can be experienced in Kitulgala.

TREKKING THROUGH RAINFOREST

Experience various fauna and flora of the Rainforest of Kitulgala Forest Reserve and see beautiful sceneries of waterfalls and streams hidden inside the forest. Have a cool dip in a scenic flowing water stream during your Rain Forest Trek in the Jungle of Kitulgala.

Overnight stay in Kandy

Day 2

Time : 8:00 am

KANDY / COLOMBO

Breakfast t hotel and leave for Colombo via Pinnawala, en-route visit tooth relic temple and spice garden and Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, the foster – home of elephants of different age and size feeding, bathing, playing together and even mating. These have been found injured or left abandoned in the wilderness. There are even little baby calves born in captivity.

KANDY

A ruled in Kandy up to 1815 although the rest of the island was under the British regime. Finally, it was ceded to them by the Chieftains of Kandy who were disappointed over the king’s cruel deeds. Today Kandy is one of the most important cities owing to the presence of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth of the Buddha.

Visit Temple of Tooth Relic in Kandy enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.

TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH

Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala) or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex which houses the Relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sinhalese kings and is a world heritage site partly due to the temple.

SPICE GARDEN

Visit a spice garden at Matale where spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication are grown Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early seafaring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.

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  1. :

    Very good tour program

  2. :

    Kids loved the trip a lot and Seerendipity gave us big van so that we could travel comfortably. Our guide Sam was very friendly.

  3. :

    We booked the trip without knowing that we had to remove head covers upon entering the temple. On day 2 we did not visit tooth temple as they asked us to remove the head cover, however, the local company did not return us the entrance fees we paid for the tooth temple.

  4. :

    This was an amazing short trip – 100% recommend doing it! The perfect way of exploring a beautiful country!

  5. :

    The tour was a perfect quick trip to see some of the beautiful places and experience bit of nature

  6. :

    Excellent trip

  7. :

    We have done a few short trips from the beach but rafting and Kandy was the best

  8. :

    Highly recommended

  9. :

    Sri Lanka is a must on everyone’s bucket list! The diversity of the country, from rivers, waterfalls, tea gardens, to historical monuments, busy cities and amazing people is incredible! There is something for everyone!

  10. :

    Really enjoyable trip – great guide! learned a lot within 2 days, I definitely recommend you do all of the optional extras, even though that makes the trip quite tiring

  11. :

    An excellent option for us because we wanted to see tea gardens, elephant park as well as beautify of nature. The tour has a perfect blend of nature, culture, history. It went through very beautiful countryside, where we could see pristine forests, waterfalls, tea gardens and many many more. Our guide Sam was excellent and drove very carefully on the sharp narrow roads.

  12. :

    Very valuable trip

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