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Rail Tours in Sri Lanka 2

8 Nights/9 Days

Explore the wonders of Sri  Lanka , travelling across the mountains, coast and Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka by reserving your seat on board the trains across the country . On this unique tour exploring the history, art and culture of this stunning country, you’ll have the option to ride the Sri Lankan rail network  independently yet hassle-free .

Train travel is one of the cheapest and most convenient ways to see the country. You get to enjoy the most spectacular scenery while still having the opportunity to grab some food, talk to locals and meet fellow travelers. You can also get off at any station you like and get as adventures as possible.

Sri Lanka is a beautiful country that’s ideal for train trips. The route from Ella to Kandy is considered the most picturesque in the whole country so if you want to enjoy some train travel – this is the perfect way to do it. It is quite a tourist attraction so be prepared to make lots of new friends along the way. 

The British built the Railway System in Sri Lanka back in 1864 for coffee and tea transportation between Colombo and Hill Country. Railway connects the biggest cities in Sri Lanka and offers several classes for all kinds of travelers: 3rd class seats are pretty crowdy and are available in all trains; 2nd class seats can be found on inter-city trains; 1st class air-con seats are available on some inner-city routes; 1st class observation car can be fund mostly on the Main Line; 1st class sleeper can be found in overnight trains.

  • Upon arrival transfer to your hotel in Colombo
  • Afternoon do a Sight seeing tour of Colombo
  • Overnight Colombo
  • Check out from your hotel and leave for Colombo Fort Railway station
  • Board the 7 Am train and enjoy a scenic train ride on 1st class
  • Arrive at Kandy station by 9.38 Am
  • After the arrival in Kandy do sightseeing by a private car
  • Visit the Kandy Temple, Lake drive, bazaars and the view point
  • Check at your hotel  in Kandy for your overnight stay
  • Morning by 8.00am check out from hotel and visit to Peradeniya Botanical Garden
  • Board the train at Kandy Railway station by 11 Am and enjoy a scenic train side on 2nd class
  • Arrive at Nanuoya railway station by 2.30 Pm and go on a sightseeing tour by a private car
  • Visit Ramboada Falls, Gregory Lake, and Victoria Park in Nuwara Eliya
  • Transfer to your hotel in Nuwara Eliya for overnight stay.
  • Morning visit to Moon Plains in Nuwara Eliya
  • Board the train at Nanuoya Railway station by 12.30 Pm and enjoy a scenic train side
  • Arrive at Demodara railway station by 3.30 Pm.
  • Visit Demodara Loop, View Point, Nine Arch Bridge, and a tea factory
  • Transfer to your hotel in Ella for overnight stay
  • Visit Little Adams Peak and Rawana Falls in Ella
  • Transfer to Yala and go on an evening jeep safari by 2.30 Pm at Yala National Park
  • Transfer to your beach hotel in Mirissa for overnight stay
  • Relax and enjoy the beach in Mirissa
  • Optional: Consider a whale-watching cruise
  • Take an early morning train ride to Galle on the coastal line
  • Board the train at Mirissa Railway station by 6.20 Am
  • Arrive in Galle Railway station by 7.25 Am and do sightseeing in Galle.
  • Transfer from Galle to your hotel in Negombo for overnight stay
  • Transfer from Negombo to the Airport