This forest Sri Lanka hiking day trip is Considered one of the most beautiful treks in the country. You'll hike forest, mountain & tea plantation with your guide.
Morning we start the Sri Lanka hiking day trip from Haputale and set out to hike forest, Mountain & Tea Plantation. We meet by the Railway station in Haputale and transfer to the starting point by tuk tuk or mini van. And we start the forest walk Forests are known to have great therapeutic benefits for our body, mind and spirit.
Scientific studies have shown that natural environments can have remarkable benefits for human health. Natural environments are more likely to promote positive emotions. Walking in nature has been associated with heightened physical and mental energy.
Walking through various types of forests, not experienced by everyday tourists, we walk on a road for about a half hour and come to a panoramic view point in the tea plantation. Then walk about 30 minutes in the tea plantation and to the Remote tea estate villages where the tea plantation workers live where you will meet the family’s and the children’s.
If you happen to have any sweets you can share with them and they are happy to see a visitor pass by them because always they see the same Faces of the people who live there. We will watch the lady’s picking tea in the plantation and we can also join them for 10 or 15 minutes to pick the tea and experience the tea picking that we drink tea all our life,
During this Sri Lanka hiking day trip we go in to the forest and Pine Forest, Natural Forest, Eucalyptus Forest and Rain Forest. We walk through the Tea Plantations of this Beautiful hill country and see Sri Lanka at its best.
And one of the most beautiful Views of north and south can be seen while we hike forest, Mountain & Tea Plantation. Also, we have the chance to walk in the railway line for an about half an hour also to go true a tunnel on the railway line, in this trekking we will have a picnic stop with a panoramic view and enjoy our picnic,
The forest walk is Considered one of the most beautiful treks in the country by the tourist who did the trek on the trek you will see some wildlife like toque macaques,purple faced langurs (Black Bear Monkey), wild boars, stripe necked mongooses, Sri Lankan spotted chevrotain, and grizzled giant squirrels. and birds like Yellow eared bulbul, crested serpent eagle, Sri Lanka junglefowl, Sri Lanka white-eye also you will see lizards like ,Rhino horn lizard, Black-lipped Lizard
At the end of this 5-to 6 hour Sri Lanka hiking day trip we finish the trekking by take the train from Ohiya to Ella-Haputale or Bandarawela. The train journey is about an hour and half and also, we can do other way around at the before you hike forest, Mountain & Tea Plantation if you prefer.