This is a specially created tour for those who love travelling solo and enjoy the company of likeminded people. We invite you to explore this superb destination, visiting the ancient cities and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Sigiriya, Dambulla and spotting wild elephants, animals, reptiles and birds in Minneriya national park. Enjoy bustling city of Kandy where you may explore the Temple of the Tooth Relic and the magnificent Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. Travel to Nuwara Eliya and enjoy the misty experience of the tea garden. Finishing your holiday with a splendour beach stay and feel of covering all major highlights of Sri Lanka.
On arrival at the airport, meet your tour manager who will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Stay two nights in Colombo.
After leisurely breakfast and a short briefing of the tour, start the city sightseeing tour by Tuk Tuk as locals do. Visiting iconic sights, bazaars, church and temples before concluding the day with welcome dinner.
Today travel to Dambulla, later visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, a World Heritage site by UNESCO which remains one of the best planned archaeological relic sites in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom’s first rulers. Stay two nights in Dambulla.
Discover the 5th-century ancient clifftop fortress of Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These imposing citadel sites are known as “Lion’s Rock” and explore the ruins of ancient palaces, moats, shrines, frescoes and water gardens as you take in commanding vistas of the misty forests beyond.
Travel to Kandy, en-route visit the magnificent Dambulla Cave Temple (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Built in the 1st century BC and a spice garden, where you can take a walk around the garden to see how they grow and learn about spices and Ayurvedic medicine. Continue towards Kandy, this Royal city was the last indigenous capital and is said to be the most picturesque of all the cities as it nestles in the hills with the lake at the bottom. Stay two nights in Kandy.
Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic which is the most visited temple and known to be the only temple in the world with a tooth relic of Buddha. Later take a leisurely walk around the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens and explore local bazaars. Enjoy a traditional cultural show in theatre and witness dancers performing traditional dances accompanied by folk music.
Travel to Nuwara Eliya also known as little England through thousands of acres of Tea Plantations and some breath-taking views as you slowly climb up through the hills. Visit a Tea Factory to see just how tea is produced and the remaining day is free to relax or explore. Stay two nights in Nuwara Eliya.
Today enjoy a walk through the Horton Plains another UNESCO World Heritage Site to see World’s End where on a clear day, you can see the drop of over 3000ft and the coast approx. 50 miles away. Evening, enjoy a High-Tea at the and feel the British Era in this colonial building.
Travel to Unawatuna, a beach destination on the South Coast where you can unwind and enjoy the golden sands beaches. Between November to April this is the best place to do whale watching and most common being Blue Whales, Dolphins and Sperm Whales. Whale watching is not included and can be booked with this tour. Stay three nights in Unawatuna. May – September Unawatuna will be replaced with Trincomalee or Passikudah.
After breakfast, day at leisure to relax.
After breakfast travel to Colombo. Enroute enjoy a walk-through Galle’s historic 17C Dutch Fort - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If time permits, explore the Galle face green and enjoy farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Tour finish by evening with direct transfer to Colombo international airport where you board the onward flight.
Accommodation in hotel with private facilities (Check-in 1400hrs /Out 1200hrs in, Deluxe & Luxury hotels)
Individual Arrival Transfer for each pax for the SOLO TOUR (Arrival Transfer only, fixed departure transfer based on a shared coach for the entire group)
Private air-condition charter vehicle
Meals as motioned above. (B= Breakfast, D=Dinner)
High Tea in Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya
Entry tickets to the monuments/ sights as below: Colombo City tour in Tuk Tuk
Dambulla Cave Temples
Minneriya National Park
Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Visit a Spice Garden
Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic
Sightseeing in Kandy
Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens
Visit a Tea Factory
Horton Plains Trekking
Galle City tour
Meet and greet at the airport by THO
All currently applicable taxes
Any meals other than specified, drinks, laundry, mineral water, telephone calls, postage
Camera and Video entry charges at Monuments/Forts etc
Train or domestic airfares excluding those mentioned in includes column
Optional tour and meals unless otherwise mentioned in the includes column
Visa & passport fees
Travel insurance of any kind
Tips and gratuities
Extra baggage charges
Early check-in or late checkout.
Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application.
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