How to Spend Four Days in Sri Lanka

Wondering what are the most amazing tours in Sri Lanka? Olanka Travel in Sri Lanka offers an amazing tours package. For a four-day trip in Sri Lanka, here are some of the exciting things to do and sightseeing sites for you to consider.

Day One: Excursion in Colombo

You can book an air conditions tours vehicle and begin with a tour of Colombo city. This can be a 3 to 4 hours’ excursion around the city followed by an afternoon at the shore. You will have an experience of Sri Lanka’s capital city as you visit popular restaurants. Over the afternoon, you would want to consider taking a shore excursion as you enjoy cruise ship on the Colombo shore excursion.

Day Two: Explore Kandy and Nuwara Eliya

The second day is a great opportunity for you to explore the last capital of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. This used to be a popular getaway during the colonial days as the colonial administrators sought to escape the soaring heat. Travel to the temple of the Tooth the land over which several battles have been fought. This is the land that housed a teeming temple complex in Kandy. Normally, this is a place that attracts several visitors and therefore to ensure you get an amazing experience, you would have to book early.

Drive towards Nuwara Eliya where you will have an amazing tour by road. In fact, it is a good opportunity to enjoy the Sri Lankan roads. This is usually an interesting road trip as you pass on blind curves and maneuver the hills. For the first time travelers on these roads, you will find the trip longer than expected as you might feel exposed to dangers. At Nuwara Eliya, you will meet beautiful tea plantations. Here, you can also trek around the tea plantations as you learn more about tea growing in the region.

Day Three: An Epic Train Ride to Ella

The second trip you will enjoy is a train ride from Nuwara to Ella. The local trains offer an amazing experience. You will pass many hills filled with plenty of fog and you can get opportunities for great photography as you go past the hills.  The little town of Ella feels magical on arrival. The town was developed as a tourism town and offers a jungle of eateries where the westerners are catered for also. A hill located behind the Ella town is an amazing hiking spot.

Day Four: Connect from Ella to Yala National Park

The Yala national park is known for the snow leopards. Yala park is one long road filled with various animal species. For the lovers of nature, you will have an amazing experience here. However, the national park is often filled with crowds especially over the weekends. To get much better experience, book early and ensure that you leave early so that you can find the animals at their feeding and watering points. Otherwise, Yala National Park animals will go into hiding when they see crowds approaching them.

That’s an amazing four-day tour of Sri Lanka an Island country in South Asia.

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Steve West is an acupuncturist and internet marketer from the UK. After finishing uni, Steve spent more than a year traveling the world and has been addicted to travel ever since. In his spare time he enjoys training at the gym, hanging with his girlfriend or buddies and visiting family.

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