Wonders of Sri Lanka

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Upon arrival at Colombo international airport, met by local representative and being transferred to your hotel in Negombo. (-/-/-)

Today proceed to Sigiriya and climb the 5th century rock fortress of King Kasyapa. Embedded with a fascinating history that swivels around citadel carved from the bedrock, this UNESCO Word Heritage Site hides remarkable frescos that unfold its legend amidst the gigantic lion paws carved into the rock and breathtaking landscape that entwines the ancient, but short-lived fortress of one of the greatest kings to walk the plains of the Wonder of Asia. Stay 2 nights in Sigiriya. (B)

After breakfast visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. Once home to some of the greatest of ancient Ceylonese royalty, Polonnaruwa exemplifies the richness of the culture, heritage and industries that ruled the island to perfection. Don’t hesitate to grab a bike and ride across the king-trodden lands. (B)

Drive to Kandy via Dambulla. Visit the historic cave temples en route. Dambulla, one of the most popular Buddhist cradles in the island to date, offers its visitors a unique experience that goes way beyond its iconic Golden Buddha Statue to the nearing mountains dotted by a series of caves which were once used by monks for meditation. Continue on to Matale and visit a spice garden, learn the value of spices from those who know it by heart. Stay 2 nights in Kandy. (B)

Welcome to the hill capital to feel the soft breeze swishing across the Kandy Lake, to hear the rattling drums of the evening offering at the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha, this is Kandy, spend a day free at leisure to explore, take a walk to the buzzing Kandy market or simply take a walk around the shady banks of the lake – a memory that will last for a lifetime! (B)

Head to the railway station to catch your train to Nuwara Eliya. This will be a journey that will rattle you straight into the heart of the tea country where pure Ceylon Tea is being processed. Enjoy your surroundings as your train will journey through dense vegetation, narrow tunnels while cutting through mountains hissing its way to a picture-perfect serenity among the lush green mountains. Stay 2 nights in Nuwara Eliya. (B)

Visit Horton Plains in the morning. This is a highland plateau renowned for its breathtaking walks which also includes the famous viewpoint, World’s End, a steep escarpment that plunges down 880m. In a good three hours, you will not only be able to witness World’s End, but also the trail – a total of 9.5km – will lead you to top attractions such as such as Baker’s Falls dotted between the never-ending grassy plains painted with sambar deer and frost-kissed shrub forests. (B)

Head to Tissamaharama and check in at selected hotel. In the evening take part in a game drive in Yala National Park, boasting of an abundance of Sri Lankan Leopard, Elephants and Sloth Bear, often known as Sri Lanka’s Big Three! Flanked by herds of wild boar, spotted deer, jackals, peacock and crocodiles the park has a whole bundle of wilderness on offer. So, be prepared to witness the big-footed, the clawed and the spotted amidst the thick scrub forest as your safari jeep bumps away into the depths of wilderness. Stay 1 night in Tissamaharamaya. (B)

Today head towards Galle and visit the historic Dutch Fort. Resembling a living model of a colonial Dutch town, the Galle Fort – as the locals call it – is simply a masterpiece of architecture, history and tradition. Stay 2 nights in Ahangama. (B)

Spend full day at leisure to relax in this beach town. (B)

Today transfer to Colombo for departure flight home or optionally you can extend your holiday to explore Colombo on your own. (B)
Tour prices are from prices based on per person, twin share. If the dates are not suitable for you, please contact us as we may operate a private tour just for you, surcharges will apply.

Departure Dates Twin Share Single Supplement
Jan 2019: 26 $1,920 $370 Inquiry Now
FEB 2019: 09, 23 $1,920 $370 Inquiry Now
MAR 2019: 05, 16 $1,900 $370 Inquiry Now
APR 2019: 02, 16, 27 $1,860 $370 Inquiry Now
MAY 2019: 07, 18 $1,825 $370 Inquiry Now
AUGUST 2019: 03, 17, 31 $1,825 $370 Inquiry Now
SEPTEMBER 2019: 07, 17 $1,825 $370 Inquiry Now
OCTOBER 2019: 05, 12, 22 $1,825 $370 Inquiry Now
NOVEMBER 2019: 09, 19, 30 $1,825 $370 Inquiry Now
DEC 2019: 07, 14 $1,850 $370 Inquiry Now
Inclusions
  • 10 night accommodation at mix of 3 & 4 star hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Local transport by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees
  • Local English speaking chauffeur guide
  • Train ticket Kandy- Nuwara Eliya
  • Safari in national parks
Hotel list
  • Negombo: Beach Beach
  • Sigiriya: Saunter Paradise
  • Kandy: Hotel Thilanka
  • Nuwara Eliya: Hill Club
  • Tissamaharamaya: Tarmarind Tree
  • Ahangama: Insight Resort