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Classic Sri Lanka

Sitting in the Indian Ocean, within reach of the southern tip of India, is the island of Sri Lanka. This teardrop-shaped country is edged with endless white-sand beaches; it erupts with a diverse culture and offers some of the best panoramas the world has to offer.
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Duration

12 Day(s)

Includes

Tours and Excursions

Board Basis

Bed and Breakfast

12 Day

Classic Sri Lanka

From £ 1299/pp

OVERVIEW

The vibrant towns and cities tell the story of Sri Lanka’s deep history, explore the boulevards in old colonial quarters that sit across from sacred temples or head inland to be rejuvenated by misty highlands, captivated by vast national parks and thrilled by lively jungles. The opportunities are limitless in Sri Lanka. 


Our Best of Sri Lanka tour takes you on a journey across the Sri Lankan landscape, stopping at some of the most incredible destinations the country has to offer. Immediately you will be introduced to Sri Lanka’s beauty with a visit to the Golden Cave temple complex, the shrines are over 2000 years old and are adorned with stunning statues and paintings of Buddha.


Itinerary

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Includes

  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Private Vehicle with Driver
  • Tours and Excursions
Arrival in Colombo
Day: 1 | Arrival in Colombo

Arrive in Colombo followed by transfer to Negombo

Touch down at Colombo international Airport and transfer to Negombo. There are no activities on the itinerary today, so relax at your hotel or explore the local area. There will be a w... ...read more

Negombo-Dambulla
Day: 2 | Negombo-Dambulla

Explore Negombo and then head to Dambulla

Today will begin with a trip to the Negombo fish market, embrace the lively atmosphere and marvel at the produce. Return to the hotel for breakfast before jour... ...read more

Trip to Sigiriya
Day: 3 | Trip to Sigiriya

Visit the popular attractions around Dambulla

Head out bright and early for a full day of touring some of Sri Lanka’s most revered sites. Your first stop is the palace of Sigiriya, referred to by locals as... ...read more

Experience

What is Sigiriya?

Although there are many myths, the rock is a lava plug from an ancient extinct volcano

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Trip to Habarana
Day: 4 | Trip to Habarana

Today day is full of adventures

Today you will transfer to the small city of Habarana and embark on a village tour of Hiriwadunna. The route will take you through the heart of the community t... ...read more

Dambulla-Kandy
Day: 5 | Dambulla-Kandy

Proceed to Kandy

After breakfast, make your way to Kandy. The journey will take approximately two hours and 30 minutes by road. Before you reach Kandy, you will make a brief st... ...read more

Kandy
Day: 6 | Kandy

Explore the popular attractions of Kandy

This morning you will visit Kandy’s famous Dalada Maligawa, known worldwide as the Temple of the Tooth. The temple is said to be home to Sri Lanka’s most impor... ...read more

Kandy-Nuwara Eliya
Day: 7 | Kandy-Nuwara Eliya

Head to Nuwara Eliya

Today’s first activity is a scenic train journey through the highlands to Nuwara Eliya. Often referred to as Little England, Nuwara Eliya was once a favoured g... ...read more

Nuwara Eliya
Day: 8 | Nuwara Eliya

Explore the vibrant Nuwara Eliya

Your morning will be spent taking a tour of Sri Lanka’s tea culture. A trip to a tea factory and plantation will give you an insight into the country’s Ceylon ... ...read more

Yala
Day: 9 | Yala

Go for a Safari Adventure

Today will be spent on a safari adventure. Get up bright and early for a drive to Yala National Park. Once you arrive, you will head into the heart of the park... ...read more

Nuwara Eliya-Yala
Day: 10 | Nuwara Eliya-Yala

Drive to Yala

After breakfast, you will embark on a four-hour drive from Nuwara Eliya to Yala. Before you reach Yala, you will make a brief stop in the mountain village of E... ...read more

Yala-Galle
Day: 11 | Yala-Galle

Travel to Galle via Marissa

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before driving to Galle. You will take a break in the laidback town of Marissa, where you will meet a local fisherman. He will te... ...read more

Fly Back
Day: 12 | Fly Back

Enjoy your final day of the trip

Today is the final day of your Sri Lankan adventure and it is free for you to enjoy. Depending on the time of your flight, you can stopover in nearby Colombo, ... ...read more

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