• newDj01.jpg
  • newDj06.jpg
  • newDj08.jpg
  • newDj09.jpg
  • newDj11.jpg
  • newDj12.jpg
  • newDj13.jpg
  • newDj14.jpg
  • newDj15.jpg

 Day 1

1HighlightArrival in Sri Lanka late this evening. Following customs, immigration formalities and baggage collection, a tour representative will meet you as you exit the ARRIVALS TERMINAL building after which you would be transferred to your hotel in Negombo. (Midnight check-ins, rooms booked from previous night)

Overnight at Jetwing Sea, Negombo (deluxe room)

 

Day 2

1Highlight2Day free at leisure in Negombo, this vibrant town offers some nice beaches hotels, it draws tourists who stop over for a day or two on their way to or from the airport,  shop for local handicrafts, batiks and jewellery at the boutiques on the beach.

 

Overnight at Jetwing Sea, Negombo (deluxe room) 

 

Day 3

HighlightsPic3After breakfast journey north to Kandalama, en route visiting the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.  After a brief stop proceed to Kandalama and rest of the day free for relaxing within one of the most marvelous hotels in Sri Lanka. 

 

Overnight at Heritance Kandalama (Dambulla Wing- superior room)

 

Day 4


HighlightsPic4
After breakfast we travel to climb the rock fortress of Sigiriya.

Sigiriya consists of the remains of an ancient palace built by King Kassapa during the 5th century. We climb up to the top of the rock to view the remains of the palace.  Afternoon back to your hotel and evening at leisure.

Overnight at Heritance Kandalama (Dambulla Wing- superior room) 

 

 

Day 5

HighlightsPic5After breakfast proceed to the ancient ruins of Polonnaruwa where you will see historical architecture and sculptures and an extraordinary irrigation system built by the Kings. 

Afternoon proceed to your hotel and in the evening visit Minneriya National Park for a jeep safari.

Overnight at Heritance Kandalama (Dambulla Wing- Superior Room)

 

Day 6

HighlightsPic6After breakfast  drive to the beach resort in Passikuda located on the east coast of Sri Lanka.Passikuda has Sri lanka’s most pristine stretches of beach, the choicest of beaches are certainly found at pasekuda and kalkuda.

Your time here is at leisure to enjoy the east coast beaches. 

 Overnight at Maalu Maalu Resort, Passikuda (deluxe room) 

 

Day 7

1Highlight1
After breakfast  a day free at leisure to spend by the beach.

 


Overnight at Maalu Maalu Resort, Passikuda (deluxe room) 

 

Day 8

HighlightsPic8After breakfast drive south to Kandy, en route we visit a cave temple in Dambulla.  Located in the north central province, this UNESCO World Heritage Site which dates back to the 01st century BC, is an amazing complex of 05 caves, first used as a refuge by an ancient king now a Buddhist  temple. We also stop at Matale, a spice growing region for a special insight to some unique Sri Lankan agriculture. Then visit a traditional spice garden. Time permitting watch a cooking demonstration and enjoy a shared meal. Proceed to your hotel in Kandy and Rest of the day free at leisure.

Overnight at Earls Regency Hotel, Kandy (deluxe room) 

 

Day 9

HighlightsPic9Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most venerable places for the Buddhist community of Sri Lanka. 

Late evening witness a cultural dance performance in a theatre close to the Kandy temple.

Overnight at Earls Regency Hotel, Kandy (deluxe room) 

 

Day 10

HighlightsPic10After breakfast we board the train from Kandy to Nanu Oya (Railway Stopping Point in Nuwara Eliya) the tour guide will meet your train at the station upon arrival and you will be transferred to your hotel in Nuwara Eliya. This is the heart of the tea growing areas of Sri Lanka, famous for Ceylon Tea.

 
Overnight at Heritance Tea Factory, Nuwara Eliya (superior room) 

 

Day 11

HighlightsPic13Today we visit the Horton Plains National Park; this region was designated a national park in 1988. It is a popular tourist destination 32 kilometres from Nuwara Eliya town. A trek to the  sheer precipice of World's End lookout and Baker's waterfalls are among the main tourist attractions of the park.

Evening free back at the hotel to enjoy a cocktail in the cosy hotel bar,  
Overnight at Heritance Tea Factory Hotel, Nuwara Eliya (superior room)

 

 

 

Day 12


HighlightsPic12After breakfast drive south to Yala.  In the evening join a jeep safari in the Yala National Park.

Sri Lanka’s famous National Park is popular for Elephants, Leopards, Bears, Crocodiles and Wild Boar. Also a large variety of resident and migrant birds. 

Overnight at Chaaya Wild Hotel, (superior room) 


 

Day 13

HighlightsPic132After breakfast we drive north towards Colombo but stop one last time at a coastal beach resort in Ahungalla to truly unwind, evening at the beach resort. En route we stop at Galle,  a major city, the city was extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. The Galle fort is a world heritage site prominent landmarks in Galle include the city's natural harbor, the National Maritime Museum, St. Mary's Cathedral founded by Jesuit priests, one of the main Shiva temples on the island, On 26 December 2004 the city was devastated by the massive Tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake that occurred a thousand miles away, off the coast of Indonesia. Thousands were killed in the city alone. Galle is home to a cricket ground, the Galle International Stadium 

Overnight at Heritance Ahungalla Hotel (deluxe room) 


Day 14

HighlightsPic14After breakfast day free at leisure at this beach resort .

 

Overnight at Heritance Ahungalla Hotel (deluxe room) 

 

 

Day 15


HighlightsPic15After breakfast we drive further north towards Colombo and check in to your hotel in Mount Lavinia. Evening those who wish can explore the city of Colombo.

 


Overnight at Mount Lavinia Hotel (direct ocean view) 

 

Day 16

Day free for packing and that last minute souvenir shopping or to relax by the pool bar overlooking the city landscape. Late checkout till 06:00pm this evening you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

Price includes: 

■ 15 nights’ Accommodation on twin sharing basis 

■ Meals on BB basis at all hotels except for Chaaya Wild on HB basis 

■ Private air-conditioned car/mini-van with an English speaking driver for the arrival/departure and the tour (Vehicle & driver not included for beach stays in Tangalle)

■ Site entrance fees: Boat ride at Waikkal, Buduruwagala, Elephant Transit Camp Udawalawa, Turtle Farm 

■ Entrance & jeep: Sinharaja Rainforest (01 visit), Udawalawa National Park (01 safari), Yala National Park (01 safari) 

Price excludes:

■ Expenses of personal nature

■ Vehicle for the beach stays in Tangalle

■ Sites which are not mentioned on the above itinerary

■ Lunch & dinner during the tour in Sri Lanka

■ Camera & video permits at sites

■ Tipping & baggage handling

■ Return International air tickets

All prices and tour itineraries are subject to change according to price & currency  fluctuations &hotel availability, use price as a guide only and please enquire a quote for your specific itinerary.

Request a Quotation
1000 characters left