Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

27th December 2019
  • Arrival – Colombo

    Arrival at the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport, meet/greet and assistance by Rahhalah Representative – and transfer to your hotel.
    Check in to the hotel (Checking time after 12.30p.m)
    Depending on your arrival time, rest of day at leisure or to explore the beautiful city on your own.
    Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its its architecture, mixing colonial buildings with high-rises and shopping malls.

    Overnight stay at 3 star basic hotel in Colombo.

Day 02

28th December 2019
  • Colombo-Kithulgala (B, L, D)

    Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Kithulgala. (approx. 3 hour drive)

    Kitulgala is located in the west of Sri Lanka and is considered one of the wettest places in the country. It is situated in the Wet Zone rainforest and is also considered an important spot in terms of biodiversity. Kitulgala was used in 1956 for the filming of the Academy Award-winning 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'. Now, nothing remains but the concrete foundations of the bridge which can still be seen. In more recent times, Kitulgala has become famous as an adventurer's paradise. It is now a hub for water-based adventure activities such as white water rafting and cannoning. Its surrounding forest patches have also made it the perfect place to explore for nature enthusiasts.

    White Water Rafting in Kelani River: This thrilling adventure on the white water sections of the Kelani River is suitable for paddlers of all abilities. During this ‘character-building’ river run you will experience the adrenaline-pumping thrill of shooting rapids and the euphoria of rising to the challenge of conquering an unrelenting river. Rafting in the white water sections of the Kelani River and through the boulders and rocks create Grade 3-4 rapids, which are both exhiliarating and scenic. (approx 2 hrs) Suitable for kids above 10yrs old.

    Canyoning (scrambling, swimming, floating, jumping.. Etc) at Kitulgala

    Check in to the hotel
    Rest of the day at your own leisure.
    Dinner & Overnight stay at basic hotel in Kitulgala.

Day 03

29th December 2019
  • Kithulgala – Udawalawe (B, L, D)

    In the early morning Nature walk to Mankandawa rain forest ( Approx. 2 hours)

    After late breakfast, transfer to Udawalawe (approx. 4 hour drive)
    Check-in to The big game safari Camps.

    After lunch, enjoy the 4WD safari to Udawalawe National Park.

    Udawalawe National Park Being located on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces of Sri Lanka. Initially, the national park was created to provide a sanctuary for the wild animals exiled due to the construction of the Udawalawe reservoir. Udawalawe reservoir is now considered as the main attraction for the elephants at the Udawalawe National Park. Udawalawe is an important habitat for Sri Lankan elephants, which are relatively hard to see in its open habitats.
    Experience the unique mixture of wildlife at Udawalawe National Park while you roam by your 4WD safari jeep. Our driver/tracker will shows you the Wild elephants the giants , jungle cats, fishing cats, gray hangers, toque macaque, foxes, bandicoots, mongooses, jackals, wild boar, and water buffaloes during your 3-4 Hours of your Safari

    Return to the campsite and BBQ dinner.
    Overnight stay at the campsite.

Day 04

30th December 2019
  • Udawalawe - Ahangama (B, L, D)

    After Breakfast, Transfer to Ahangama (approx. 3 hour drive)
    Check-in to the hotel and lunch by afternoon.

    Later we go for a catamaran ride in Koggala lake. Learning local fishing methods and exploring islands

    Koggala Lake near Koggala Galle district is a freshwater lagoon which sits 9.8 feet (3 metres) above the sea level near the south coast of Sri Lanka. Koggala lagoon is 14 kilometers away from Galle dotted with rocky islands and fringed with mangroves. The lagoon is alive with birdlife and supplies an abundance of prawns. Catamaran rides take you to the small islands in the lagoon.

    Back to the hotel. Rest of evening at your own leisure.

    Dinner & Overnight stay at basic hotel in Ahangama.

Day 05

31st December, 2019
  • Galle City tour (B, L, D)

    Breakfast at the hotel

    Later you go for Galle city Walking tour with your guide along by lunch in a local restaurant.

    Galle is a capital of southern part of Sri-Lanka and it was one of the most important commercial city during earlier Sinhalese kings then after during Colonial period (Portuguese, Dutch and English). Today this is famous because it has one of the biggest remaining of the Dutch fortress in Asia and it was declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO and concern as a living colonial city. This tour includes amazing views, knowledge on colonial history, interesting back stories, and detailed insights. You also get to know about the modern Sri Lankan culture and its connection with the colonial era. Explore Galle Fort’s narrow streets lined with Dutch and British colonial era buildings which are still in use, sturdy ramparts looking out to sea, the lighthouse, and a growing collection of museums, art galleries, shops, restaurants and cafes. You may also want to sample its renowned Sri Lankan Street food and Home Cooking.

    Rest of evening at your own leisure.
    Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Ahangama.

Day 06

1st January 2020
  • Ahangama – day at leisure ( B, D)

    Breakfast at the hotel and enjoy whole day at your own leisure to relax, unwind or to go for any optional activities.
    OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES
    ▪ Surfing lessons with a foreign instructor
    ▪ Whale Watching Tour (leaving at 5.30am)

    Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Ahangama.

Day 07

2nd January, 2020
  • Departure (B)

    Check out from the hotel and proceed to airport to catch your departure flight. (check out from the hotel is before 12 noon)

    Note: Kindly note that one group airport transfer is provide from Ahangama to Colombo airport. In case needed additional transfer can be arranged at extra cost.