TREKKING WEEK 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 350€ for 1 week
- Code : G/LK/TW2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
The Green Lion
You will be led by an experienced guide through the Hill Country i.e. the central province of Sri Lanka, renowned for its flora and fauna. The week includes treks to Ambuluwawa Hills, Riverstone mountains and the First ever tea plantation in Sri Lanka named Loolkandura. You will also visit Sigiriya Rock and take a walk through a local village, and visit three loop temples. The activities for the week also include a trip to the Royal Botanical Garden. To wake up the spirit of adventure in you while getting an exposure to Sri Lankan culture and nature.
About the Accommodation : You will be accommodated in one of our centers which are located 2-4 kilometers away from Kandy center. Furthermore, there is a refrigerator which you are welcome to use to store food and beverages. Food Arrangements : You will be provided with three meals a day on weekdays and two meals per day on weekends. The meals are a mix of Western and Sri Lankan food, consisting mainly of vegetarian dishes including rice and vegetables. You can also eat out at any of the local restaurants.
Kandy, the last royal capital of Sri Lanka is a major tourist destination. About 115 km from Colombo at 465 meters above sea level. Famous for the Temple of the Tooth and many other temples the city could be called the cultural capital of the island. This bustling market town is rich in cultural diversity has plenty to offer to the tourists from songs dances and handicrafts to ancient temples and adventure activities.Kandy was a royal capital and the last stronghold of the Kandyan kings against foreign power, holding out against them for about 300 years. The two main Buddhist Chapters are based here and formed the last centre of independent Buddhist thought during colonial times.
Participants above the age of 65 should have medical clearance. Additional Equipment : Shoes and clothing suitable for hiking.