TOUCH OF LANKA 8 DAYSThis is a fully guided private tour (You will have your own air-conditioned vehicle and a personal services of a driver/guide). The tour can be fully customised according to your requirements (Your choice of accommodation, attractions etc). You can start the tour at a preferred date.
This is a fully guided private tour (You will have your own air-conditioned vehicle and a personal services of a driver/guide). The tour can be fully customised according to your requirements (Your choice of accommodation, attractions etc). You can start the tour at a preferred date.
- Dambulla Cave Temple
- Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress
- Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage
- Kandy city and Temple of the tooth relic, a fascinating cultural show
- Cool climate in Nuwara Eliya / visit to a tea factory
- A jeep safari at the Yala National park
- Sunny down south beaches
Upon arrival at the Katunayaka airport, you will be greeted and met by one of our friendly chauffer guides. You will then be transferred to the hotel to refresh and relax.
Accommodation: Goldi Sands (3 Star)
After breakfast we will depart Negombo for the fascinating Cultural Triangle. En-route we will visit the Dambulla Cave Temple. It is listed as a World Heritage Site and considered to hold the most breathtaking masterpieces of Buddhist Art in Sri Lanka. Next you will check into the hotel where you may relax by soaking in the sun and taking a plunge in the pool. In the evening, you will climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). An UNESCO World Heritage listed site.
Accommodation: Kassapa Lions Rock (3 Star)
After breakfast, we will leave Sigiriya and visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Some highlights of the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage include witnessing herds of elephants making their way down to the river for their daily bath and feeding of baby elephants. You will also have fantastic photo opportunities as you get up close to the elephants. Next we will proceed to Kandy, the gateway to Sri Lanka’s beautiful Hill Country. Kandy is the last kingdom of Sri Lanka and is also an UNESCO World Heritage listed site. Whilst in Kandy, we will visit Dalada Maligawa (home to the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha). You will also experience the bustling city of Kandy.
Accommodation: Hotel Suisse (3 Star)
After breakfast, leave for Nuwara Eliya. You will notice as we drive through the Hill Country the temperature becomes much cooler and the air is crisp. You will also witness the never ending luscious green tea plantations and the beautiful waterfalls. En-route we will visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you will observe the process of manufacturing tea. You can also witness how tea is graded and taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Nuwara Eliya is about 2000m above sea level. Check in to your hotel and relax.
Accommodation: Jetwing St Andrew's (4 Star)
After breakfast we will leave for Tissa via Ella. The view from Ella Gap is a spectacular scenic sight– the landscape falls ways in a dizzy drop of 3000ft to the eastern plains. Proceed to Tissa and check-in to the hotel. Take a plunge at the pool, enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Accommodation: Chaarya Resort and Spa (3 Star)
We will leave for an exciting wildlife jeep Safari at the Yala National Park. Yala National Park is about 1,260 sq. Km in size and is the largest national park in Sri Lanka. It has a picturesque scenic ocean frontage and it’s vegetation ranges from open parkland to dense jungle. The highlight of Yala is the large herd of elephants. Yala West Park is the best location to observe and photograph leopards. There are estimated to be about 35 leopards in the park. It is also home to a large variety of water birds, sloth bear, spotted deer, barking deer, mouse deer, toque monkey, mongoose and crocodiles. At the completion of the Safari you will leave for a sunny beach side staying at Hikkaduwa. Check-in to your hotel and relax.
Accommodation: Coral Sands (3 Star)
Accommodation: Coral Sands (3 Star)
Leave for the airport for departure with a warm good bye.
- 7 night accommodation (Standard hotels) including breakfast
- Airport transfers
- Hire of an air conditioned vehicle with an English speaking chauffeur guide throughout the tour (Includes fuel)
- Entry fee into attractions (Dambulla cave temple, Sigiriya, Pinnewala elephant orphanage, Temple of the tooth relic / Cultural show, Yala national park)
- Jeep hire at Yala national park
- Lunch and dinner
- Still camera permit and video camera permit at some locations
- Expenses of a personal nature
- All other expenses not under inclusions
- Above prices are valid for travel until 30/04/2020
- Above prices are based on per person sharing double or twin room
- Peak period supplements may apply (Please Inquire)