2-days Transfer from Colombo to Trincomalee or Nilaveli - Sightseeing Tour

Nilaveli Holiday makers should consider to see some of the famous touristic highlights of Sri Lanka that are en route anyway: three World Heritage Sites and the Asia's largest gathering of wild elephants. With an overnight stay on the way, it's possible to visit all of this. The hotel you book must be located in or near Sigiriya or Habarana.

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2 days


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  • What's included :
    • 1000 ml bottled drinking water per person per day
    • 4X4 Jeep for half day safari
    • Knowledgeable chauffeur guide (Speaking English, French, Spanish, German, Italian or Arabic)
    • Passenger Insurance cover 500,000 LKR p.p.
    • Total fuel costs
    • Total Parking charges
    • Replacement vehicle in case of unlucky events - with new driver
    • Road Tax & Insurance Tax
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Entry fees of visiting site or activities
    • Tickets of National Park
    • Extra person in vehicle other than those who booked
    • Extra excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entry/Admission - Golden Temple of Dambulla
    • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Polonnaruwa Vatadage

  • Day 1: From Colombo to Dambulla & Elephant Safari

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
    Our chauffeur guide will be greeting you with "Ayubowan" (May you live long) and then we will be proceeding to Dambulla in central Sri Lanka. Please advise the chauffeur if you need any stop for a break or taking pictures on the way through Colombo or in the countryside.
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Golden Temple of Dambulla, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
    Among the hundreds of cave temples of Sri Lanka, the Golden Temple of Dambulla is by far the most impressive one. This World Heritage Site has not only the largest painted caves but also the highest quality Kandyan paintings found anywhere on the island.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
    Take part in an afternoon safari to see dozens or sometimes even hundreds of wild elephants. Depending on the their seasonal migration, the safari could take place in Kaudulla National Park or Hurulu Eco Park instead of Minneriya National park.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Sigiriya & Polonnaruwa World Heritage Sites

    Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
    Sigiriya, one of the most popular tourist destinations on the island, is a World Heritage Site with many attractions, such as Lion Rock, fortifications, ancient gardens, famous frescoes of cloud maidens, mirror wall, giant lion's paw and summit palace with stunning view 360 degrees.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Polonnaruwa Vatadage, Sacred City, Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka
    Polonnaruwa was the medieval capital of Sri Lanka. The archaeological site is crowded with ruins of richly decorated temples and palaces and includes the iconic group of rock-cut Buddhist statues which are among the most celebrated pieces of Asian art.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
    Drop-off will be in the hotel of your choice in Trincomalee or at the beaches of Uppuveli or Nilveli further North.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    On request, we could pick-up you at another place of your choice in Colombo or Negombo or in between or near the Airport, for example a specific railway station instead of a hotel. Airports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    • Port of Colombo, 19 Chaithya Rd, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Lanka Excursions Holidays

Activity ID: V-241263P64

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