Elephants hiding in the long grass near Habarana

Habarana Tours and Travels

About Habarana

Habarana is a small city in the centre of Sri Lanka, 100km from Kandy. It is a popular destination for discerning travellers as well as safari lovers. One of Habarana's biggest draws is the fact that it 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 stunning wildlife that inhabits this part of the country. A vast array of birds can usually be spotted as can majestic elephants. In addition to the parks, Habarana is home to a number of high end luxury eco resorts. All scattered around the lush green surroundings and the nearby lakes.

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Habarana Hotels

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:

Chaaya Village Habarana Habarana

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Chaaya Village Habarana lies sprawled across 27 acres of luxuriant land bordering a stunning lake. The hotel's cozy cottages, inspired by the typical thatched roof huts found locally, lie in clusters with low roofs and brownish yellow exteriors. The paint used is specially mixed with mud, in true native fashion, to ensure the facade is in harmony with nature. The accommodation is located in a quiet village surrounded by beautiful scenery and close by the historic UNESCO sites of Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Anuradhapura.

Habarana Village by Cinnamon Habarana

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Sitting on the shores of a sparkling lake, the Habarana Village offers comfortable and stylish bungalow accommodation. Each room is simply decorated with a neutral colour scheme and decked out with rich wooden furniture. Air conditioning and a cable TV are also provided. When it comes to dining, guests can choose from a range of authentic Sri Lankan dishes served in both buffet style and a la carte. Beverages can be found at the poolside bar. The hotel is located just 15 minutes from the Minneriya National Park.

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.

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Accommodation on Tour

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!

Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent
Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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