The Nanuoya to Ella train journey is said to be one of the most scenic and epic train journeys! The train journey from Nanuoya to Ella is said to be one of the most scenic train rides, not only in Sri Lanka, but possibly in the world. We will be delighted to personally craft itineraries to suit your requirements.

Itinerary

Your journey with Euro Asia Travels begins today as you arrive in Colombo.

Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative of Euro Asia Travels with a signage and a fresh garland of flowers. You will then be transferred to your accommodation in Kandy.

Overnight stay in Kandy

This morning you will enjoy a trek in the Udawatta Kele Forest Reserve.

The Udawatta Kele Forest Reserve is a historic forest reserve on a hill-ridge in the city of Kandy. The reserve contains a great variety of plant species, many small and medium size mammals and several kinds of snakes and other reptiles that inhabit Sri Lanka.

In the evening, enjoy a visit to the Temple of the tooth relic which is kept in a two-story inner sanctum. The ‘Thevava’ or auspicious offering to the Sacred Tooth Relic takes place three times a day at pre-set times and a visit during this time is quite an experience.

Overnight stay in Kandy

Drive into the highlands from Kandy and discover a land of gurgling mountain streams and steep hillsides cloaked in lush green tea, sweet-scented Cyprus and Eucalyptus trees.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya

Embark on an excursion to discover the Hortain Plains National Park.

Horton Plains National Park is undoubtedly one of the world’s best nature reserves. A UNESCO nature site, it is the only national park in the central highlands. Embark on an early morning trek as this is when the air is likely to be clearest so that you can enjoy the best of the views.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya

Board the train bound from Nuwara Eliya to Ella.

This journey is considered to be one of the most scenic railway journeys through the highlands of Sri Lanka. You will take in the unmistakable aroma of pure Ceylon tea as you pass through the luminous green tea estates, the mist-covered mountains, and the scenic waterfalls.

Overnight stay in Ella

Views of mist and clouds covering the summits of the mountain range and the morning sun rise in Ella are spectacular scenes to witness and capture. Ella has its own historic background linked to the legendary Ravana stories too. Enjoy a rail walk to the famous Nine Arch Bridge in the evening to see this beautiful piece of architecture which stands in testament to the exceptional engineering skills of the British.

Overnight stay in Ella

Proceed to Udawalawe.

Udawalawe National Park is undoubtedly one of the best places in Sri Lanka to see wild Asian Elephants throughout the year. On your game drive, admire the undulating countryside, the open grassland, the teak forest and the Udawalawe reservoir –all fantastic areas to spot elephants.

Overnight stay in Udawalawe

Drive to Sinharaja, a lowland rain forest alive with fascinating wildlife. Bird watchers will find this to be a real treat.

Overnight stay in Sinharaja

Early morning embark on a guided walk to Sinharaja Forest Reserve.

The last surviving stretch of virgin rainforest in Sri Lanka, Sinharaja is a UNESCO International Man and Biosphere Reserve, a moist and muggy, murky and mysterious land of exotic colours and wonderful sounds. Trekking here is a truly enriching experience: accompanied by nothing but the sound of gushing waterfalls, gurgling streams and rustling leaves.

Drive to Galle.

Overnight stay in Galle

Galle Fort is now comprised of a maze of narrow roads lined with small houses, restaurants, shops, villas and boutique hotels and is an utterly enchanting place to explore. Wander along the ramparts of Galle Fort exploring the various art galleries, shops and eateries.

In the evening enjoy a cycling tour exploring the countryside around Galle passing lush green paddy fields, electric blue kingfishers, big black buffalos, inland lakes, tea hills, cinnamon fields and the ever smiling and vibrant local village life.

Overnight stay in Galle

Bid farewell to this little paradise as you are transferred from your hotel to the airport to board your homebound flight.

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