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This is an active trip featuring touring days that require walking for extended periods of time over uneven, moderate to difficult terrain. There are a few early wake-ups to cover the territory.
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Asheville sugar mama dating here. Upon arrival at the airport in Colombo, transfer to the palm-fringed beach town of Negombo. The rest of the day is yours to acclimate to your new time zone and enjoy the relaxing setting and gentle sea breezes Overnight: Negombo.
Visit the port, which was once a major trading port for the Portuguese and later for the Dutch after they took over during the middle of the 17th century.
Due to the settlers' cultural, religious and architectural influences, you will view many colonial style buildings and a large of elaborate Roman Catholic churches and statues of saints, the reason why Negombo has been nicknamed "Little Rome". Proceed to the ruins of a Dutch fort dating back to Nearby, on the green lawn of the Esplanade, perhaps watch children playing cricket - a big favorite in Sri Lanka!
Afterwards, return to the hotel. Late in the afternoon, share coffee, tea and local snacks before a delightful walk free chat Cincinnati OH on the nearby beach.
Tonight, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager on the memorable journey that lies ahead, dating Texas workers by a Welcome Dinner.
Try favorite dishes created from a delectable blend of Portuguese, Dutch, Malay and Indian influences accented by fragrant curries Overnight: Negombo Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.
The glories of that era can be found in the archaeological park, with hundreds of massive ancient structures. Early departure from the hotel to visit Sigiriya, where thriving ancient cities once existed. At the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, dating back years, delight female Henderson NV free to good home exhilarating views over the surrounding area of covered moats, lily-ponds nestled in water gardens and interracial dating in Flint going deeper shrines.
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Head back towards your hotel to discover what life is like in an authentic Sri Lankan village! Wander down a dirt lane off the main road to Hiriwadunna, a tiny settlement of less than 2, people where they grow their own food and raise cattle. During your walk, keep an eye out for colorful butterflies, birds and native plants.
See how coconuts are harvested and try a drink from a freshly cut coconut!
The parks are a mixed forest and wetlands that provide shelter for sambar deer, buffalo, and crocodiles. This extraordinary rock sanctuary dating back over 2, years, serves as inspiration for Buddhist pilgrims. Depart and stop at one of many roide dating a Arkansas worker to buy fresh vegetables for the chef-led cooking demonstration at a spice garden. You'll learn some of the secrets of typical and unique Sri Lankan cooking methods using coconut milk, curry and spices, followed by a delicious lunch of regional favorites.
Afterward, tour the Euphoria spice garden which displays most of the spices Sri Lanka is famous for live Mississippi sex free find out the various uses of each plant. Then proceed to Kandy, the last capital of Sri Lankan kings.
Tonight is yours to explore the variety of restaurants that Kandy has to offer on your own Overnight: Kandy Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
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Take a stroll along the imposing Avenue of Royal Free Atlanta women dating, before a visit to a family-owned gem lapidary where you learn about the different types of gemstones and how they are mined.
Considered one of Sri Lanka's most sacred sites, this Buddhist temple is believed to house a tooth of Buddha. Explore the temple housed in the royal palace complex white dating Atlanta Georgia GA the former Kingdom of Kandy visited by both locals and tourists bearing flowers and incense throughout the day in this genuine place of worship.
Tonight, you're invited to the home of a local family for a specially prepared dinner of local favorites.
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Attend a performance by a Kandayan dancer and drummer before you're welcomed into the home with typical warm Sri Lankan hospitality. Enjoy a cup of tea and learn how to prepare a typical dish before sitting down to savor your meal Overnight: Kandy Collins MS girls for dating Breakfast, Dinner.
Learn about the growing and harvesting of tea as you walk through the working factory to observe the processing of the leaves as well as how they are graded and packed. See how Beaumont TX dating beautiful is traditionally picked and perhaps climb up into the steep terraced fields to try your hand at plucking tea leaves!
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End your visit with a sampling of different varieties of "Ceylon" teas. After lunch, proceed to Nuwara Eliya, nestled in the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country, surrounded by breathtaking views of bright green rolling hills, meadows, mountains and rushing waterfalls.
This hill town was a popular 19th century resort and escape for the hard-working English and Scottish pioneers of Sri Lanka's tea industry. Montgomery AL meet date in to the hotel before a late afternoon walk through the charming center of the city with its old brick Post Office and country houses that evoke nostalgia of Colonial British Ceylon.
A "tuk tuk" ride takes you to the Old Church with its pretty rose garden. After a visit to the church, complete your exploration of Sri Lanka's tea country with a proper cup of evening tea!
View the stunning Ravana Falls, the widest waterfall in the country. Arrive this evening at Yala National Park, a nature reserve that encompasses a vast wilderness of grassy plains, scrub jungle, lakes, and wetlands with the highest density of leopards in Asia. In the afternoon, get ready for the sights and sounds of a Jeep Speed dating samedi Ontario -- you'll experience the best of the country's native wildlife and natural landscape.
Set out in a 4x4 with an expert guide that will share facts about the endemic wildlife. If you're lucky, you may catch sight of the distinct Sri Lankan leopards.
Spot crocodiles by the water and spot a variety of birdlife at many of the watering holes. Around the lagoons, perhaps see flamingos, pelicans, spoonbills, rare black-necked storks, grey herons, and darters.
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In the afternoon, visit a nearby meditation center to participate in a discussion with a Buddhist Monk on meditation. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and learn how to apply these principles and teachings. DAY 12, Thursday - Galle Fort and City Tour Morning drive to the pretty colonial town of Galle, the "jewel of the south", bursting with exotic scents of spices and sea air.
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Admire the sights in town including St. Mary's Cathedral, the picturesque natural harbor and the Galle International Stadium. Return to the hotel after lunch to spend the remainder of the day at leisure in picturesque Weligama Bay Overnight: Weligama Bay Meals: Breakfast. Here, visit a turtle hatchery where you learn about the rescue and protection of turtle eggs while seeing cheap date ideas Gainesville hatched turtles.
On to the capital city of Colombo for a panoramic tour of the city. A late afternoon visit to a cricket club where you may get a glimpse of a cricket match or a practice session. DAY 11, Saturday - Coastal Road to Weligama Bay, Discussion with Buddhist Monks A gorgeous drive along the winding coastal road takes you to Weligama Bay, whose name means, "sandy village," after its soft pristine sand, rolling surf and endless sunshine.
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