Habarana is a small city in the centre of Sri Lanka, 100 km from Kandy. It is a popular destination for high class tourists as well as safari lovers.
Habarana is home to a number of safari parks. Hurulu Eco Park is a great place to head off in a jeep in search of the vast array of birds as well as the real draw card, the Sri Lankan elephants. It is also possible to head out on safari on elephant back which is a fantastic and unique experience.
Habarana is home to a number of high end luxury eco resorts. All scattered around the lush green surroundings and the nearby lakes.
The location of Habarana is perfect with most of the famous UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Cultural Triangle close by, including Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Sigiriya.
If you are planning a Habarana holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:
For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!
Habarana Tailor made suggestions
Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Habarana.