7 Days Tea Trail: Trek through the tea plantations and colonial towns of Sri Lanka and learn about its unique history and culture.
Embark on a luxurious Tea Trail tour in Sri Lanka and explore the lush tea plantations and charming colonial towns. This journey will take you on a trek through the breathtaking scenery of the highlands, where you will learn about the country’s unique history and culture.
You will start your journey by visiting the famous Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy, an important cultural landmark in Sri Lanka. Then, you will head towards the tea plantations of the Central Highlands, where you will stay in luxurious bungalows with stunning views of the surrounding hills. During your trek, you will meet with local tea pluckers and learn about the process of tea production. You will also explore the colonial towns of Nuwara Eliya and Hatton, which are known for their charming British-era architecture.
In addition to the tea plantations, you will also visit the Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where you can witness stunning waterfalls and endemic wildlife. At the end of your tour, you can relax at a luxurious spa and indulge in traditional Sri Lankan cuisine. This Tea Trail tour is a perfect blend of culture, history, and nature, providing an unforgettable experience in the heart of Sri Lanka’s highlands.
- Arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo
- Private transfer to your luxury hotel in Kandy
- Relax and unwind at the hotel and explore the city at your leisure
- After breakfast, take a private guided tour of Kandy’s Temple of the Tooth, a UNESCO World Heritage site
- Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and continue exploring Kandy’s markets and streets
- In the afternoon, take a private transfer to the tea country of Nuwara Eliya
- Check in to your luxury hotel and enjoy dinner with a view of the tea plantations
- After breakfast, set out on a guided trek through the tea plantations, accompanied by a local tea expert who will share insights about the tea-making process and the history of tea in Sri Lanka
- Enjoy a picnic lunch in a scenic spot in the tea fields
- In the evening, return to your hotel for dinner and relaxation
- After breakfast, take a private transfer to the colonial town of Galle on Sri Lanka’s south coast
- Check in to your luxury hotel in Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site
- Spend the day exploring the charming streets and markets of Galle, and take a sunset stroll along the ramparts overlooking the Indian Ocean
- After breakfast, set out on a guided tour of the historic sites of Galle Fort, including the Dutch Reformed Church, the lighthouse, and the ancient walls
- Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and continue exploring Galle’s streets and shops
- In the afternoon, relax at your hotel’s pool or spa
- After breakfast, take a private transfer to the coastal town of Mirissa, known for its beautiful beaches and whale watching
- Check in to your luxury beachfront hotel and spend the day relaxing and enjoying the ocean views
- In the evening, enjoy a seafood dinner at a local restaurant
- After breakfast, set out on a private whale watching tour, where you may spot blue whales, sperm whales, and dolphins in their natural habitat
- Return to your hotel for a final lunch and some leisure time before your private transfer back to Colombo for your departure flight.