Sri Lanka Highlights

Sri Lanka Highlights

  • 6 Days
  • From : Colombo
  • To : Colombo
  • Tour
  • Guide : English
  • Minimum age : 10 Years Old

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Explore Sri Lanka high and low with this fascinating six-day round-trip tour starting in the capital, Colombo, and taking an inland loop that covers all the main historic, cultural and natural attractions of this magical island. Discover a world of lush landscapes, picturesque lakeside cities, historic temples and ancient citadels. Breathe in the fragrances of Sri Lanka at herb and spice gardens. Enjoy the lush green tea plantations spread through the hill county. 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Colombo: The busy capital of Sri Lanka, is a city of contrast by the seaside. Colonial buildings, Hindu and Buddhist temples, modern skyscrapers and some lakes are combined in a melting pot of cultures and people.

Kandy: This beautiful city is home to the outstanding Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and its associated palaces and gardens.

Yala National Park: This National park is a mixture of plains, forest and waterbodies and is home of wonderful mammals such as sloth bears and leopards, elephants and deers and plenty of birds. Take a look at the Sri Lankan wild side.

Galle: Travel back in time while exploring the historical streets of this well-preserved fortified Dutch colonial city.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE: 

  • Operated with English-speaking driver- guide 

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 5 night’s accommodation

MEALS: 

  • 5 Breakfasts; 5 dinners

TRANSPORT:

  • Transportation by A/C vehicle 

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • Entrances fees included Tooth Relic , Tea Plantation, Peradeniya botanical garden, Safari in Yala National Park

Exclusions

  • Camera & video permits
  • Lunch Beverages and extras 
  • Entrance Fees for the sites not mentioned above
  • Cost of Air Tickets & Travel Insurance
  • Early check-in & Late check-out
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any other services not specified above
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.

Please note

  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice 
  • The official check-in time at all hotels will be 1200 Hrs
  • The official check-out time at all hotels will be 1100 Hrs
  • Visits to wild life parks will be at client’s own risk
  • Safari vehicles (none air-conditioned) available are very basic with basic insurance cover (not comprehensive as in the case of vehicles used for tours)

What do I need to bring?

Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Sri Lanka. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting temples, religious or official buildings. Shoes should be removed before entering a temple or private house. Sun protection, sunglasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay. Clients arriving in early morning flights will have to wait until the last tour participant has arrived.

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1 Seeduwa:

  • Superior Hotel Category =    The Gateway Hotel or similar 4*

Day 2 Kandy:

  • Superior Hotel Category = Amaya Hills or similar 4*

Day 3 Nuwara Eliya:

  • Superior Hotel Category = Grand Hotel or similar 4*

Day 4 Tissamaharama:

  • Superior Hotel Category = Chhaya Wild or similar 4*

Day 5 Mount Lavinia:

  • Superior Hotel Category = Mount Lavinia or similar 4*

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVE COLOMBO – SEEDUWA

Arrive Colombo. 

Proceed to your Seeduwa – Approximately 20 minutes drives. 

Dinner at the hotel. 

Overnight in Seeduwa

Day 2 :  SEEDUWA – PINNAWALA – KANDY

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer from Seeduwa to Pinnawala – Approximately 2 hours driving time

Arrive and visit The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 

Transfer from Pinnawala to Kandy – Approximately 1 hour driving time

Arrive and drive around the Kandy Lake, explore the town bazaar, an arts & crafts centre and a gem museum lapidary

Continue to visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show.

Proceed to your hotel

Dinner at the hotel

Overnight in Kandy. Breakfast and Dinner included.

Day 3 :  KANDY – PERADENIYA – TEA PLANTATION – NUWARA ELIYA

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer from Kandy to Peradeniya – Approximately 20 minutes drive

Arrive and explore Peradeniya botanical garden 

Transfer from Peradeniya to Tea Plantation – – Approximately 2 hours driving time

Arrive and visit a Tea Plantation and a tea factory

Transfer from Tea Plantation to Nuwara Eliya – Approximately 1 hour driving time

Arrive and explore the area

Proceed to the hotel

Dinner at the hotel

Overnight at Nuwara Eliya. Breakfast and Dinner included

 

Day 4 :  NUWARA ELIYA – ELLA – YALA – TISSAMAHARAMA

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Ella – Approximately 2 hours driving time

Arrive and explore the area

Transfer from Ella to Yala – Approximately3 hours driving time

Transfer from Yala to Tissamaharama – Approximately 1 hour driving time

Arrive and proceed to the hotel

Dinner at the hotel

Overnight at Tissamaharama. Breakfast and Dinner included.

 

Day 5 :  TISSAMAHARAMA – YALA – TISSAMAHARAMA – GALLE – MOUNT LAVINIA

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer from Tissamaharama to Yala – Approximately 1 hour driving time

Enjoy a morning Safari at Yala National Park.

Transfer from Yala to Galle – Approximately 4 hours driving time

Arrive and explore Galle

Transfer from Galle to Mount Lavinia – Approximately 3 hours driving time

Arrive and explore the area

Proceed to the hotel

Dinner at the hotel

Overnight at Mount Lavinia Hotel (Breakfast and Dinner included)

Day 6 :  DEPART MOUNT LAVINIA – COLOMBO

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to the airport – Approximately 1 ½ hours driving time

Fly onwards         

Breakfast included