07 Nights/ 08 Days tour of Sri Lanka that offers luxury as well as culture and education of our island nation.
01 : AIRPORT/COLOMBO
Meet and assist on arrival transfer to Colombo and enjoy a shopping and city tour.
Visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of Colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Colombo
DAY 02 : COLOMBO/ PINNAWELA/SIGIRIYA, KANDLAMA
Breakfast at Hotel Drive to Sigiriya or Kandalama Visiting the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage en route.
The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka's most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage's population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the world's largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Sigiriya or Kandalama
03 : SIGIRIYA, KANDALAMA/KANDY
After an early breakfast climb to Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
Climb the 5th century Sigiriya Rock fortress which is a UNESCO world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495). The spectacular citadel of Sigiriya rises sheer and impregnable out of the plains of the dry zone. It is the country's most memorable single attraction, a remarkable archaeological site made unforgettable by its dramatic setting. The rock was the innermost stronghold of a 70 hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway.
Transfer from Sigiriya, Kandalama to Kandy and enjoy a city tour of Kandy
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city about 480m above sea level surrounded by mountains was known to Sri Lankan as Kanda Uda Rata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka's last independent Kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Visit the Temple of the tooth, the royal Botanical Gardens, and the Peradeniya University campus. Also enjoy a panoramic view of Kandy from upper lake drive.
Early evening, you will visit a Kandyan Dance performance and be treated to a spectacular fire walking finale.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy
04 : KANDY/ NUWARA ELIYA
Breakfast at Hotel and complete the tour of Kandy
Kandy is also famous for its shopping, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silks etc. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart's content.
Transfer from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya visiting a Tea Estate and factory en route.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
DAY 05 : NUWARA ELIYA
Breakfast at Hotel and enjoy the day in Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya meaning "the city of dawn" is the town at the highest elevation (about 2000m above sea level) in Sri Lanka and its tallest peak, Piduruthalagala (2555m) could be seen from here. The city established by the British in the nineteenth century, and known as "Little England" and is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans & tourists due to its cool climate and quaint colonial feel with its little bungalows surrounded by hedgerows. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory en route here and witness how the famous "Ceylon Tea" is brewed.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
06 : NUWARA ELIYA/ YALA
Breakfast at Hotel
Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Yala. And proceed on a jeep safari to the Yala national park
Yala National park is Sri Lanka's most visited wildlife reserve. Yala covers an area of 1260 square kilometers. The park's dry-zone landscape is strikingly beautiful. The park's wildlife has its own distinctive charm, with huddles of colorful painted storks perched on the incongruously conjoined sight of elephants marching sedately through the bush while rabbits scamper through the undergrowth. If you are lucky you could spot Leopards and Bears too.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Yala
DAY 07 : YALA/ GALLE/ BENTOTA
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer from Yala to Bentota, Visit the Galle Dutch fort and also stop off at a Turtle hatchery en route
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Bentota
DAY 08 : BENTOTA/ AIRPORT
After breakfast at Hotel in Bentota transfer to Airport for your departure
Based on Standard Hotel : Grand Oriental Hotel 3*, Colombo 3*
Hotel Sigiriya, Sigiriya 3*
Hotel Topaz, Kandy 3*
Galway Forest Lodge, Nuwara Eliya 3*
Elephant Reach Hotel, Yala 3*
Hotel Serendib, Bentota 3*
US$ 678.00 Per person double occupancy bed & breakfast basis Minimum 2 people required Contact us to Book Now
Based on Deluxe Hotels : Cinnamon Grand 5* or Taj Samudra 5* in Colombo
Kandalama Hotel, Kandalama 5*
Mahaweli Reach Hotel, Kandy 5*
Grand Hotel (Golf Wing), Nuwara Eliya 4*
Yala Village, Yala 4*
Taj Exotica, Bentota 5
US$ 1089.00 Per person double occupancy bed & breakfast basis Minimum 4 people required Contact us to Book Now
Peak Period Supplements
During New Year and other peak seasons hotels will charge a supplement we will forward the same to you
The above prices include:
Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast Basis sharing double
Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per above itinerary
Services of an English speaking chauffeur guide/driver
12% Value added tax (Vat) and 1% tourism development levy.
Above prices does not include:
All Entrance fees
Jeep for Safari
Expenses of personal nature.
Any other services not specified above.
Video and Camera permits.
Lunch & Dinners throughout the tour.
X-mas and New year eve supplements
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