Lifetime Experience In Sri Lanka

This exclusive small group or your own private tour will allow you to discover all the best that Sri Lanka has to offer, to have a relaxing free time in cosy hotels and to enjoy the warm Sri Lankan hospitality that comes from the heart. Your English speaking tour leader, who has an excellent knowledge of all aspects of this incredible country, will show you many fascinating and interesting locations, so you will get to know Sri Lankan history and culture. You will meet fascinating people and you will discover incredible places, that is why we are sure you will have an amazing, fulfilling holiday and wonderful memories for a lifetime.

per adult from

$1,682

NZD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Accommodation in superior / deluxe category at all hotels
    • 1Lt Complimentary bottle of water per person each day
    • Free airport pick up and drop off, the first and last day
    • Private vehicle (air-conditioned)
    • Cultural village tour with a local cookery demonstration
    • Catamaran safari in the lake to catch the amazing views of Sigiriya
    • Cultural dancing event
    • A visit to a tea factory and estate
    • Organic Spice Garden
    • Parking, paging & highway charges
    • Government tax
    What's excluded :
    • Excursions/entrance fees
    • Jeep/boat hire for safaris
    • Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
    • Alcoholic beverages (available to purchase)
    • Air fare, visa and travel insurance (on request)
    • Any personal expenses
    • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Mirissa Beach

  • Day 1: AIRPORT PICK UP / NEGOMBO COASTAL CITY

    Stop At: Katunayake, Katunayake, Negombo, Western Province
    Start Point Negombo, Sri Lanka.

    Upon arrival to Colombo CMB airport, you will meet your tour leader and you will be transferred to your hotel.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Negombo, Sri Lanka
    The first destination will be Negombo coastal city, which has long been known as the most popular beach in Sri Lanka, famous for its sandy beach, sea food, fun and shopping.

    For day one we haven’t planned any activity, so your personal tour guide will decide the day plan according to the time you arrive.

    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Ruvisha Beach Hotel - 3* or Similar

    Day 2: CULTURAL VILLAGE TOUR / SIGIRIYA LION ROCK

    Stop At: Habarana, Habarana, North Central Province
    Upon arrival to Dambulla, you will have the opportunity to visit green paddy fields and to enjoy amazing views in Habarana area. While on the tour you will have a 15 minutes canoeing ride across the lake and finally you will reach the farmer’s house where you will experience the typical Sri Lankan countryside hospitality and visit his farm. Moreover you will get to know different types of cultivation methods and vegetables.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central Province
    In the evening you will visit Sigiriya Lion Rock, where you may capture the beautiful scenery of sun setting. Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress located near the town of Dambulla. King Kasyapa (477 – 495 BC) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. Sigiriya today is a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE and it is one of the best preserved examples of ancient civilization. Sigiriya refuses to reveal its secrets easily; in fact you have to climb a series of vertiginous staircases to reach the top. On the way you’ll pass quite remarkable frescoes and a pair of colossal lion paws carved into the bedrock.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    • Dinner: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Nice Place Hotel - 3* or Similar

    Day 3: CAVE TEMPLE / SPICE GARDEN / HISTORICAL KANDY CITY

    Stop At: Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, Kandy - Jaffna Highway, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
    In the morning after the breakfast visit Dambulla Cave Temple. Dambulla has the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. It has been treasured by many kings since the 1st century B.C. The rock towers 160 meters over the surrounding plains and houses 5 cave temples with some of the most unique and significant historical drawings. The murals cover an area of 2100 square metres and depict the temptation of the demon Mara and Buddha’s first sermon.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Matale, Matale, Central Province
    Afterwards you will visit the Matale Spice Garden (INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE) en route to Kandy.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
    Then proceed towards Kandy, the capital of the last Sinhalese Kingdom. It's set on a plateau surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and bio diverse rainforests. Kandy is also famous for its sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth Relic. The other main attractions are the Royal Botanical Garden, Bahirawa Kanda view point, the fruit and vegetable market, the lake and the city center.

    In the evening you will enjoy a Cultural Dance Show which is inspired by Sri Lankan arts, dance and cultural heritage and it is a must see for any traveller who visit the historical city of Kandy.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    • Dinner: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Topaz Hotel - 4* or Similar

    Day 4: NUWARA ELIYA TEA PLANTATIONS AND WATERFALLS

    Stop At: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
    After early breakfast you’ll have a wonderful journey through the lush green tea plantations, the scenic view of the mountains and the waterfalls towards the tea region of Nuwara Eliya. It is often referred as “Little England” because many of the buildings in this city retain from the British colonial period, such as the Queen's Cottage, the General's House, the Grand Hotel, the Hill Club and the Town Post Office. In addition, this place is characterised by a cool climate all year long.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
    Visit a tea plantation (INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE). Sri Lanka, tea and tourism are words which cannot be separated. Explore the cold and misty hills that host lush green blankets of tea plantations. You can also visit a tea factory processing the prestigious brand of Ceylon Tea, to observe a rich tradition kept alive up to date. As you see the hissing and swishing of machines, inhaling the heavenly scent arising from these facilities, make sure to end your day in style over a perfectly blended cup of pure Ceylon Tea.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Unique Cottage - 3* or Similar

    Day 5: TRAIN JOURNEY INTO THE MOUNTAINS

    Stop At: Ella, Ella, Uva Province
    Today if you are up to it, take a train journey from Nanu-oya station to Ella village (The Train ride is guaranteed but seats are subject to availability since it can't be pre-booked ). It is known as one of the most picturesque hill country train journeys in the world. Ella is everyone’s favourite hill country village due to the fact that it’s a wonderful nature friendly location. Rawana waterfall is one of the most popular sightseeing attractions in Ella.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in The Grand Yala hotel - 3* or Similar

    Day 6: IT'S TIME FOR THE BEACH

    Stop At: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa 81740 Sri Lanka
    After an amazing journey through the mountains and waterfalls you have finally arrived to the world famous beach side of Sri Lanka. In the morning you will head towards Mirissa/Tangalle Beach while enjoying the magnificent view of the Indian Ocean. Mirissa is a delightful sandy beach that was a well-kept secret in the past, but now more guesthouses, inns and bungalows are opening up to visitors. Mirissa beach is also characterized by a sea free from rocks and coconut palms growing right from the edge of the sand as if in imitation of a postcard of the perfect tropical beach.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Randiya Sea View Hotel - 3* or Similar

    Day 7: FAMOUS GALLE FORT / BENTOTA BEACH

    Stop At: Galle Fort, Church Street, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka
    Afterwards continue your coastal drive towards Galle, a famous city on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka well known for its Fort (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE). It is the intersection where classic Dutch architecture meets a tropical setting, creating a vivid atmosphere in beauty. Walk the Dutch-haunted streets listening to the creaks of wooden saloon doors and observe how European architecture mingles with South Asian traditions nowadays flooding cultural enthusiasts on a global scale. Galle Lighthouse stands proudly on the southeast tip of the fort.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Madu River, Nilwala River Safari, Bridge View, Custom Road, Balapitiya , Sri Lanka 941906362 Call And Contact, Balapitiya 80550 Sri Lanka
    The madu river safari is a relaxing trip with plenty of interesting things to see. You will pass dozens of tiny islands forested with mangroves,and you will view all temples and watch the locals cultivating cinnamon. Madu River is sri lanka's second lagers wetland and it consists of 64 islands including two main islands.

    Enjoy your evening leisurely at your beach front hotel in Bentota/Hikkaduwa.

    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    • Dinner: This tour offers vegetarian, vegan and halal food options on request.
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay in Tangerine Beach Hotel - 4* or Similar

    Day 8: COLOMBO CITY TOUR / AIRPORT DROP

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
    After breakfast you’ll visit the capital City of Colombo, which has an interesting history running back to the fifth century. Even in the ancient times, this was an important port city in the East-West sea trade. Nowadays it has become a bustling modern town with a unique atmosphere. The glitzy hotels, restaurants and modern shopping malls attract hordes of locals and tourists alike. In Colombo your personal tour guide will arrange you the opportunity to do some last minute shopping or an optional city tour to visit the most highlighted places.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Pass By: Katunayake, Katunayake, Negombo, Western Province
    Then proceed to the airport in time for your flight or we drop you back to your hotel in Colombo / Negombo to end this wonderful tour across the island.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you any hotel at Negombo, Bentota and ColomboAirports
    • Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by BH Sri Lanka Tours

Activity ID: V-72091P13

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