This tour combines culture and relaxation, taking in some of Sri Lanka’s finest historical, archaeological and natural treasures, tea plantations, local experiences, shopping and the pleasures of a few days by the sea. This is a leisure-paced tour and an excellent all-round introduction to Sri Lanka.
On arrival at the airport, meet your tour manager at the arrival lounge who will assist you to transfer to the Negombo hotel for an overnight stay.
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Negombo.
After a leisurely breakfast travel to Dambulla, on our way we stop by roadside fruit market to taste the seasonal fruits. Later visit the Dambulla Cave Temples an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stay for three nights in Dambulla.
Wake up early for a yoga session. Later visit Sri Lanka’s largest wholesale Vegetable and Fruit market and take part in a cooking class and learn to make some local dishes in a traditional way.
After breakfast, visit 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. Afternoon enjoy wildlife safari at Minneriya National Park and spot a great number of wild elephants amongst other animals, reptiles and birds.
Travel to Kandy, en-route visit Matale Spice Garden. Take a walk around the spice garden to see how they grow and learn about spices and Ayurvedic medicine. Afternoon, 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. Stay two nights in Kandy.
Take a leisurely walk around the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens and explore local bazaars. Evening, enjoy a traditional Cultural show and witness 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. Evening, enjoy a High-Tea at the hotel and feel the British Era in this colonial building. Stay overnight in Nuwara Eliya.
We wake up early and travel to Yala, en-route visit Ella. Climb the Ella rock and take a Tuk-tuk ride to visit nine arch bridge which is one of the iconic bridges in Sri Lanka. Continue to Yala and Stay for two nights
Get ready for an exciting wildlife jeep Safari at the Yala National Park. The highlight is the large herd of elephants, sighting of leopards also home to a large variety of water birds, sloth bear, spotted deer, toque monkey, mongoose and crocodiles. Remaining day is at leisure.
Morning travel to Beruwela, en-route visit Galle and enjoy a guided walk through Galle’s historic 17C Dutch Fort a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Morning after breakfast day free to relax by the pool, beach or explore the hotel facilities. There are many speciality restaurants like Seafood, Thai, Sri Lankan, Chinese etc you may choose your favourite for the day.
After breakfast, travel to Colombo and enjoy Colombo Tuk-Tuk Ride. Hop on to the eccentric three-wheeled taxis (Tuk Tuk) to experience the thrill of these rides and the local fast-paced city life of Colombo. Followed by a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant known for authentic Sri Lankan meals. Late evening tour finishes with a direct transfer to Colombo airport.
Hotel accommodation with Half Board Basis (Dinner & Breakfast)
Travel, transfer and sightseeing by chartered air-conditioned vehicle
Group assistance and transfers
Services of National Guide
Sightseeing as specified
Meals as specified
THO Tour Manager (minimum 06 people)
Monument entrance fees
Tuk Tuk Ride
Negombo city tour
Yoga class in Dambulla
Royal Botanical Garden
Temple of tooth
Kandy city tour
Ella City tour
Spice Plantation Visit
Wildlife Safari at Minneriya National Park
Tea Tour and High Tea
Bottled water while travelling
All current collectable taxes
PCR test costs
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
Extra baggage charges
Early check-in or late checkout
Small Group Journeys
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