Horse Riding Tour (7 Days)

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Horse riding tour (7 Days)

This tour offers you 7 days of horseback riding in several areas with-in the country: On the Beach, Through jungle not only reservoir but through tea plantations as well. On a medium level, horseback riding lasts 3-4 hours each day, with horses accustomed to the route. Within this tour you can visit of some of the most important sites.

1 Day in Negombo

During your time in Negombo, you can engage in the following activity.

If time permits Explore the city of Negombo

Enjoy the sun on the sandy beaches of Negombo on the Western Coast of Sri Lanka. Watch the flourishing fish industry, which is a centuries-old tradition. Ride an adrenaline high with some fun water sports. Enjoy the corals and underwater life while diving. See the 50-year-old ship-wreck just off the coast, where many varieties of fish make their home.

1 Day in Kalpitiya

During your time in Kalpitiya, you can engage in the following activity.

Horse riding on the beach

Enjoy the sun on the sandy beaches of Negombo on the Western Coast of Sri Lanka. Watch the flourishing fish industry, which is a centuries-old tradition. Ride an adrenaline high with some fun water sports. Enjoy the corals and underwater life while diving. See the 50-year-old ship-wreck just off the coast, where many varieties of fish make their home.

2 Days in Dambulla

During your time in Dambulla, you can engage in the following activities.

Golden Cave Temple Dambulla

Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of figurines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex.

Horse riding towards Kandalama

In the evening go for a horseback ride, towards Kandalama. Walk along the lake and cross the forest to Kaldiya Pokuna, a place of meditation for Buddhist monks. The vegetation around you is lush and is home to rich wildlife. You may have the chance to see monkeys, peacocks, buffaloes or a crocodile.

Horse riding through the village

After breakfast Start the day with a horseback ride through the village. Cross vegetable crops, banana plantations, alternate large areas of tall grasses, territory of elephants that move in the region.

Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress

Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ' the Lion Rock'. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past.

2 Days in Nuwara Eliya

During your time in Nuwara Eliya, you can engage in the following activities.

En-route te Nuwara Eliya - Temple of the Tooth Relic

Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.

Ramboda Ella / Ramboda Waterfall

Ramboda Ella is the 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and located by the Pussellawa. Ramboda falls consists of three sections. You will get a good view of the middle section from the A5 highway, just above the bridge. This is very small in size with compared to other parts. You can get a far view of the top part from the main road, but not the complete view of the fall. You need to climb up to see the top part of the Ramboda falls and there is a pathway just before the bridge. You may find the climbing bit difficult, but you will be compensated with the great view of the top fall and the surrounding.

Horse riding in Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is set in the heart of tea-country is a beautiful town where the British succeeded in creating a replica of the English countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne.Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a famous golf course and beautiful parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Situated 6,200 feet above sea level, the air is cool and fresh – a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city life. You can find the horses at the racetrack to go horseback riding in the tea plantations. Your route takes you to Gregory Lake through pretty, sometimes narrow paths.

Departure

After a relaxed morning, drive to the Airport for your flight back home!

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Includes:

  • 04 Horse Rides in Kalpitiya, Dambulla & Nuwara Eliya
  • Inclusive of cost of fuel, parking & highway tolls.
  • Service of English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
  • All prevailing taxes and service charges.

Excludes:

  • International / Domestic Airfare.
  • Entrance fees to the respective sites.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Visa and Related Expenses.
  • Tips & Portages.
  • Hotel Accommodation, Meals & Cost of Beverages

Complimentary:

  • 1 x 1 Litre water bottle per person per day.
  • 1 x Local SIM card per room.
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