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A serene three bed roomed cottage located at the foot of the mountain chain that dominates the skyline of Kandy, Hantana, can be reached via Uduwela road or Ampitiya road from the UNESCO World heritage town of kandy. As you approach the property the climate becomes chilly and will feel very similar to Nuwara Eliya, if not any chillier. Wind howls through the property at night while the ravine falls down in front of the entrance leaping and dancing on its way down.

 
 
 
                         
 
                        
 
                
 
 
 
Accommodation
 

Winds rush through,
Mountain Treks,
Great food & hot water
Memorable Bonfire
Misty trails of tea!

 

The Hantana property is comprised of three modern rooms that are set in three different levels to ensure privacy, and offers the best vistas of the valley covered in tea as far the eye can see in all directions. All rooms come standard with modern en-suite with hot & cold running water and has room service. Comfortable beds with crispy clean sheets are great to snuggle in the night and keep you warm and cozy during the chilly Hantana nights. A "paella" of falling water sets the stage for entertainment here creating a great place to chill with your friends till the food arrives. One can also organize a bon fire to be lit in the night and settle for dinner around it, under the dark pin pricked sky with stars. Savour this off the beaten-track property ideal for 08 to 10 family & friends. The absence of manmade sounds will remind you gently how secluded you are and the chilly wind will whisper across your ears and lull you to a well earned sleep. The ideal honeymoon getaway, ensuring privacy and seclusion!

 
Dining
 

A hot meal after a day of trekking
a cup of fresh brewed tea,
Listening to the sound of falling water
A bonfire to sit around

 
 

The cook would be glad to cook whatever you might want to have, the choice here is yours to either be on pension basis or bring your own provisions. The food comes without the additives in these parts of Sri Lanka, where the cooks love to show their prowess in whatever they cook rather than get outside help to do it.

 

 
 
 
In the area  
 

Trek through waterfalls and forest patches
Paddy fields and vegetable plots
Uphill and downhill
Through culture and tradition
And most of all the ever smiling people

 

Tea Estate & woods trail: Hantana as you see from the township of Kandy is a jagged mountain which is almost void of trees. Most of the trails here are stepped and little strenuous to navigate but never straight and almost continuous climb, up or down. Most of the forests around are montane though many Cyprus patches are also found. Walk along the narrow paths the tea plucker’s use on their daily routine relishing the numerous little ravines along way. Stop and join in their work or just watch how their delicate fingers dance across the tea bushes plucking the perfect two and a half leaves, and their shrouded smiles.

Mountain Bicycle Tour : The best way to get around in these parts is the trusted bicycle, where one could navigate easily through the narrow tea trails used by the dusky maidens across the little steps and ravines.

Kandy : (35 minutes )Noted as the last Kingdom of Sri Lanka has many places to visit, Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic being the highlight. It is located in the royal palace complex which houses the sacred tooth relic of the lord Buddha. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a UNESCO world heritage site partly due to the temple.

Excursions to Kandy : (03 hours | 04 Locations ) Degaldoruwe Viharaya: Located at the village of Amunugama, 7km from Kandy Famous for its murals on the wall separating the vestibule from the inner chamber and on the natural rock ceiling are portrayed as continuous stories. Lankatilake Viharya: Located at Handessa, 12km from the Peradeniya, bridge in Kandy district built on the summit of a rock called Panhalgala provides a magnificent panoramic view of the surrounding hills, paddy fields and the diverse vegetation around it. Embekke Devale : shrine is located in the village of Embekke close to Daulgala of Udunuwara division, about 13km from Kandy, Arguably the finest living example of architecture and art of in wood in Sri Lanka. It’s treasure trove, almost every inch of the wooden structures are decorated with elaborate carvings: rafters, beams columns, brackets, door-ways, doors and windows. Nothing is spared. Gadaladeniya Raja Maha Viharaya built on a rock at the village of Gadaladeniya on the border of Udunuwara and Yatinuwara. of Kandy District. Gadaladeniya is a popular village that produces traditional metalwork ornaments of Sri Lanka.