Sri Lanka Robinhood Village Trail with Alagalla Mountain Trekking
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Saradiel’ who is also known as the Sri Lankan Robin Hood, was born in 1832 during the British rule in Ceylon. He generously distributed money that he stole from the rich, among the poor and needy. Saradiel had a gang of robbers/companions. This is a 2 days trip to Sri Lanka starting from Kandy to Saradiyel Village to explore and discover the best of this village including accommodation and an experienced tour guide.
🏁 Tour Itinerary: Sri Lanka Robinhood Village Trail with Alagalla Mountain Trekking
Day 1: Kandy to Saradiyel Village – Village of Sri Lankan Robinhood (L)
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick you up from the hotel in Kandy Proceed to Saradiel village and our guide will be driven to Saradiyel village. Start experience at the Saradiyel village and you will meet the local community and you may start the formal discussion on the history of the village with them.
Saradiel’ who is also known as the Sri Lankan Robin Hood, was born in 1832 during the British rule in Ceylon. He generously distributed money that he stole from the rich, among the poor and needy. Saradiel had a gang of robbers/companions, just like the western legend, Robin Hood. Today the legend of ‘Saradiel’ has been recreated at the ‘Saradiel Village’ located at the foothills of Uthuwankanda, the rocky mountain which had been his hiding place. A visitor to Saradiel Park can enjoy a guided tour which will take one through life from childhood to his execution with life-size sculptures bringing to life the important personalities of the time.
You will start another new experience of the cookery demonstration season which is conducted by traditional village mothers and including your lunch.
After lunch, you will climb to Uthuwankande Mountain which is completed for beautiful trekking while you are walking to Uthuwankande you may remember about Sura Saradiyel’s livelihood.
On completion, back to Saradiyel village for your overnight.
Day 2: Saradiyel Village to Alagalla Mountain – Kandy (B)
Breakfast at the village (Sri Lanka food) You will visit another trekking point of Alagalla (Potato Range) mountain. Start the trekking with our guide.
Alagalla Mountain Range or “Potato Range” is situated at the boundaries of the Central and Sabaragamuwa Provinces in Sri Lanka. It has protected Buddhism and culture from the western powerful nations such as the Portuguese, Dutch, and English for approximately five centuries as a natural barrier (1505–1948).
Most of the battles against invasions aimed at the Kandyan Kingdom by the western nations from time to time in their ruling period of Maritime Provinces happened at the Alagalla Mountains. Invading foreign armies were defeated by the battles at Balana (View Point) under the reign of Kandyan Kings.
We will provide you a packet of snacks with water during the trail.
Balana fort was the main fortress established to protect the Sinhalese Kingdom from foreign powers and is situated between the Kadugannawa pass and Potato Range. When the English established themselves in Kandy, they started tea and coffee plantations in the area of the Colombo-Kandy railway line, which cut through tunnels in the mountains.
After the trekking, you will drop off Kandy or If you wish somewhere.
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