Tales of Taprobane (13 Days)

(LK10DB2011) Sri Lanka is a land unlike any other, offering a diverse blend not only in geography and climate, but heritage, culture, adventure, wildlife and so much more. Explore everything that makes Sri Lanka truly the Wonder of Asia with this 13 Day Tour around Paradise Isle. From the evergreen hills and misty plains high above sea level to adrenaline pumping white water rafting, from the untouched nature of wildlife parks and sanctuaries, to golden beaches with turquoise blue-green oceans, to the urbanized commercial capital, make your journey in Sri Lanka one to remember with Tales of Taprobane.

per adult from

$514

NZD

Duration

13 days

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  • What's included :
    • Transport in a Private Vehicle, inclusive of all chauffeur accommodation.
    • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide throughout the tour.
    • All prevailing taxes and service charges.
    • 2 x 500ml Water Bottles per Person per Day.
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel Accommodation and Meals.
    • Entrance fees to the respective sites.
    • Chauffeur Guide's Accommodation.
    • Expenses of personal nature.
    • Visa and Related Expenses.
    • Tips & Portages.
    • Entry/Admission - Adventure LK white water rafting kitulgala
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
    • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Ramboda Waterfall
    • Entry/Admission - Horton Plains National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Yala National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon
    • Entry/Admission - Madu River
    • Entry/Admission - Colombo National Museum

  • Day 1: Airport > Negombo

    Stop At: Negombo Beach, Negombo Sri Lanka
    Enjoy the sun on the sandy beaches of Negombo on the Western Coast of Sri Lanka. Watch the flourishing fish industry, which is a centuries-old tradition. Ride an adrenaline high with some fun water sports. Enjoy the corals and underwater life while diving. See the 50-year-old ship-wreck just off the coast, where many varieties of fish make their home.
    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Day 2: Negombo > Kithulgala > Kandy

    Stop At: Adventure LK white water rafting kitulgala, ginigathena road Yatiberiya kitulgala, Kitulgala 71720, Sri Lanka
    Enjoy the thrill of adventure as your whitewater raft down the rapids of a 5km stretch of the Kelani River. Bounce through the turbulent white-waters with the confidence and protection offered by proper safety measures. Let your adrenaline rise as you are whirled through the foamy rapids in an experience you will never forget.
    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Day 3: Kithulgala > Kandy

    Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    The Kandy Cultural Show gives an opportunity to experience some of the traditions of Sri Lanka. Enjoy this hour-long extravaganza as some of the most popular art forms of the island take to the stage. Get wowed by fire dancers and sword dancers. Watch the colorful Kandyan dancers take to the air to the thrumming primal beat of the drums.
    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Day 4: Kandy > Peradeniya > Kandy

    Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400 Sri Lanka
    Visit the famous Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, which were formed in the early 19th century. Walk through the vast area containing over 4000 species of plants. Enjoy the learning more about the orchids, spices and medicinal plants. Wander down avenues shaded by large and rare trees or bordered by flowering plants. Enjoy seeing the cannonball tree, walking over the wobbly suspension bridge and through the short hedge mazes or even climbing the twisty trees that make wonderful jungle gyms.
    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Day 5: Kandy > Nuwara Eliya

    Stop At: Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa Sri Lanka
    Ramboda Ella is the 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and located by the Pussellawa. Ramboda falls consists of three sections. You will get a good view of the middle section from the A5 highway, just above the bridge. This is very small in size with compared to other parts. You can get a far view of the top part from the main road, but not the complete view of the fall. You need to climb up to see the top part of the Ramboda falls and there is a pathway just before the bridge. You may find the climbing bit difficult, but you will be compensated with the great view of the top fall and the surrounding. Thereafter visit a Tea Factory.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
    Visit the highland city that was the premium holiday resort town of the British in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Enjoy walking through the streets with their pretty little cottages, quaint villas and beautiful mansions. Make a memory in the old red-bricked post office as you purchase an inexpensive and colorful postcard to take home or send to your friends. Relax at Queen Victoria Park or on the shores of Lake Gregory
    Duration: 3 hours

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

    Day 6: Nuwara Eliya > Horton Plains > Nuwara Eliya

    Stop At: Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
    Visit the beautiful Horton Plains National Park in Ohiya, with its montane grasslands and cloud forests. Enjoy the majestic views from the precipice of World's End and the cooling sprays from Baker's Falls. Catch glimpses of the many endemic fauna that make their home in the plains. Get to know more about the archeological finds that were discovered in the area.
    Duration: 4 hours

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

    Day 7: Nuwara Eliya > Ella

    Stop At: Ella, Ella, Uva Province
    Explore Ella’s most interesting places. Pass through bright green tea fields, and tough stretches of rock, and get to see the magical views of Little Adam’s Peak. Walk over the history seeped Nine Arches Bridge and listen to the story of its construction. End your hike at the Demodara Railway station with its unique loop-over track design. This tour gives you the chance to see the best sights of Sri Lanka
    Duration: 3 hours

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

    Day 8: Ella > Yala

    Stop At: Yala National Park Sri Lanka
    This amazing three-hour Safari offers the opportunity to visit Yala National Park, the second largest in the island based off the Southeastern coast of Sri Lanka. Get a chance to see the famous Sri Lankan leopards, indigenous wild water buffalo, Sri Lankan Sloth Bear and large herds of Sri Lankan Elephants. The park is also home to many other species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates.
    Duration: 3 hours

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

    Day 9: Yala > Mirissa

    Stop At: Whale Watching Mirissa - Whale Horizon, Harbour Road, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
    This five-hour tour gives you an opportunity to see the biggest mammals on earth, the whales, in their natural habitat. Get a chance to see blue whales, sperm whales and fin whales as they swim in the waters to the south of Sri Lanka. Gain more knowledge about the whales as a species from a qualified naturalist and learn to identify them. This tour gives you a responsible whale watching experience with a minimal imprint on nature
    Duration: 5 hours

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

    Day 10: Mirissa > Bentota

    Stop At: Bentota Beach, Bentota 80500 Sri Lanka
    Walk down one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka; embraced by the warmth of the sun, the softness of the sand and the cool sea breeze. Feel the romance of the beautiful ocean at sunset. Relax in one of the luxury hotels that cluster on the beach. Watch the turtles come to nest from the sea. Enjoy the adrenaline rush of water sports such as jet-skiing, windsurfing and more.
    Duration: 3 hours

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

    Day 11: Bentota > Balapitiya > Bentota

    Stop At: Madu River, Nilwala River Safari, Bridge View, Custom Road, Balapitiya , Sri Lanka 941906362 Call And Contact, Balapitiya 80550 Sri Lanka
    Go on a wonderful two-hour boat ride down the Madu River with its flourishing ecosystem. Pass through the secretive passages created by the mangroves. See the basking crocodiles and water monitors. Visit one of the small islands with its cinnamon harvesting natives. Enjoy the restorative qualities of the famous fish massage. Observe the waterbirds in their natural habitats.
    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Day 12: Bentota > Colombo

    Stop At: Colombo National Museum, Albert Crescent, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Experience the colorful lights and bright life of Colombo, the capital City of Sri Lanka. Visit historic monuments such as the Old Lighthouse, the Old Parliament, Galle Face Hotel, Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, the National Museum and more. Enjoy the malls of Independence Square or the Race Course. Visit boutique shops and designer stores. Enjoy the nightlife as you party till the morn.
    Duration: 3 hours

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

    Day 13: Colombo > Airport

    Pass By: Katunayake, Katunayake, Negombo, Western Province
    After the breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to airport after spending a memorable time in this 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
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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 - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Lakpura LLC

Activity ID: V-16052P1116

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