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"Private Tour of Pinnawala
"Private Tour of Pinnawala Kandy and Peradeniya ""You will be picked up form Colombo city or the Colombo International Airport (CMB) or your hotel in Negombo Kochchikada or Waikkal and then proceed to Kandy. En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage where elephants are well taken care of and being bathed and bottle fed. Later go to a Kandy; Kandy is the cultural symbol of Sri Lanka and you will visi Kandy Lake and Kandy market for handy-craft shopping. When it's lunch time feel free to ask your driver for some recommendations for local restaurants. After lunch visit the Gem Museums and see a cultural show that includes an exciting live fire walking performance. Also stop by the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens that is re including of orchids
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Kandy Day Tour with Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
"We will pick you up at 8:00 am and start heading towards Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. It was funded in 1975 by the Department of Wild Life Conservation on a 25-acre coconut plantation on the Maha Oya River. The orphanage was established to feed nurse and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. The best time to visit is the feeding time and the bathing time when all the elephants are taken to the river close by. On the way you can see the spice garden followed by Kandy Ro 147 acres in extent with more than 4000 species of rare and endemic trees and plants as well as flora from the tropical world. You do not want to miss the Orchid House that has more than 300 varieties of exquisite orchid from the rare indigenous Foxtail and Vesak orchids. You can also see g spice garden double coconut palms cacti
From $30.00
 
Private Day Trip to Kandy from Colombo
"For this tour you will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo or Negombo at 7am and visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage a nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located in the Pinnawala village. At 3pm you will proceed to Kandy and on your way will visit the Spice Garden. Upon arrival to Kandy you will have some time for shopping during a city tour and will also get a chance to watch a cultural show starting at 4:30pm. At 6pm
From EUR113.00

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Cycling Sri Lanka.

In november/december 2012 i did a 4 week bicycle trip around Sri Lanka where i coverd around 1600 kilometers of cycling around the island at a leisurely pace.I found Sri Lanka fairly good for cycling...
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Dec 16, 2012

Exreme excitement on rock and water

Discoverborderlands.com facilitates a superb outing for those who loves i little exsigtmentthe edge. It is a 2-3 day hike / trek in the hills, over bridges and through very rough terrain.It involves...
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Cricket Crazy

Sri Lankans are mad on cricket and as you can see they start very early indeed, it's not just a fanatical support for the National Side, they love every aspect of the game. Back in 1991 someone no...
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Maxus
Feb 09, 2009

Fishing at Bolgoda

If someone wants to fight and land Barramundi, Bolgoda in Sri Lanka is the place to be.It's a huge estuary where anglers can travel in boats and troll for fish.A beautiful scenic area just outside the...
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SamanHewage
Jan 17, 2007

CRICKET.

Sri Lankans are sports mad.Cricket is the game here and after winning the world cup One Day competition in 1996 they have achieved international recognition for the island as a world class...
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cazz38
Mar 23, 2005

The British Grand National

Gambling is a popular pastime with every red-blooded Sri Lankan male. If you're rich you go the casino, if you're not then don't bother because they won't let you through the door. Instead you go the...
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Jul 21, 2004
 
 
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Cricket crazy

I can count on one hand the number of people I've met in Sri Lanka who don't like cricket. Male or female, rich or poor, young or old, Tamil or Sinhalese - cricket transcends any boundaries. It's easy...
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Jul 21, 2004

Free Cricket

Have to admit we didnt actually do any sport in Sri Lanka apart from swimming & table tennis. But when we were in Galle we did sit on the fortress walls overlooking Sri Lanka playing Pakinstan at...
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freya_heaven
Apr 16, 2004

Cricket cricket cricket

Sri Lankans are cricket mad. They play it everywhere and when International matches are on, everyone is watching it. Unfortunately for the Singalese, Australia bowled and batted the crap out of them...
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Gypsy_Saskia
Apr 01, 2004

Swimming

Considering Sri Lanka is a tiny island and much of the country is coastal, it's surprising that many Sri Lankans can't swim very well. However, those that can are extremely good and tend to spend half...
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mafi_moya
Feb 16, 2004

Cricket mad island

Everywhere you look in Sri Lanka there is a game of cricket going on, and fans love to see visiting international sides like England. A good knowledge of cricket - if you come from a Test playing...
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Charlie_UK
Jan 06, 2004

See a Cricket Game at Galle International Stadium

Cricket is a Sri Lankan national obsession, and what's more the Sri Lankan national team has proved exceptionally good at playing the game. As a consequence in recent years Galle International Stadium...
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Hmmmm
Dec 28, 2003

CRICKET

Sri Lankas national cricket team is one of the best in the world. The are all glued to TV when they are playing. They are crazy about it and all children are playing it on the streets, fields........
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Umea6
Nov 14, 2003

Galle Cricket Ground

The Sri Lankans are cricket crazy and if you are here at the right time you might even get to see a match at the ground, they also play international matches here as well as Colombo. Be prepared to...
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ak47uk
Jan 30, 2003

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As Treshi described, Apegama seems most interesting (better to start your trip than the old smelly zoo with its sad animals) Apparently the website is not apegama.lk but .com now. And it seems the...
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Temple of the tooth

The museum of the Temple is located on the second and third floors of the New Palace. Rare manuscripts, statues, murals and carvings and other similar artefacts are housed here. When you leave the...
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Sandagiri Ayurveda Centre

Took a 3 hours therapy session for five days continuously. And the feeling is great. Our package included (1) A full body massage (2) Shirodhara (3) Herbal...
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Fishing Village

Negombo is known as a fishing village and now also as a seaside resort with beautiful beaches and hotels. The fishermen are still an important population group in Negombo and this is worth a...
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Fort Frederick

WE got a tuktuk to see the Koneswaram Temple and the tuk tuk driver said he could take us to some interesting places in the Fort. The view from the Temple is amazing, and the area around the Fort is...
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Walking

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