ADVENTUROUS LANKA 12 DAYS

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.

Tour Highlights

  • A true experience of nature and adventure in Sri Lanka
  • Historical sites
  • Sinharaja rain forest
  • White water rafting

Itinerary

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 accommodation to refresh and relax. Based on your flight arrival time you may do a brief tour of Negombo including a visit to the finishing village.

Accommodation: St Lachlan Hotel (Boutique)

After breakfast leave for Kalpitiya and check-in to your accommodation. Kalpitiya is about a 3 hour drive north of Negombo, an untouched destination. Kalpitiya is a marine sanctuary with a diversity of habitats ranging from bar reefs, flat coastal plains, saltpans, mangroves swamps, salt marshes and vast sand dune beaches. Check-in to your hotel and in the evening do a dolphin watching tour.(Monsoon conditions only allow this excursion between the months of November and April).

Accommodation: Bar Reef (Eco)

After breakfast visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress & use mountain bikes to explore the typical Sri Lanka villages en-route.

Accommodation: The Other Corner (Eco)

Get up early morning to sound of the birds chirping & enjoy the land & water birds from both sides of your lodging & enjoy the breakfast before leaving to Kandy. En-route visit a spice garden in Matale to explore the Sri Lankan spices & enjoy a complimentary herbal head massage & continue to Kandy. In the afternoon visit Dalada Maligawa (home to the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha). You will also experience the bustling city of Kandy. Kandy is the last kingdom of Sri Lanka and is also an UNESCO World Heritage listed site.

Accommodation: Randholee Resort (Boutique)

After breakfast leave for Kithulgala for a White Water Rafting excursion. A level III rafting experience on the Kelani River, which will take you though a splashing fresh waters & give an exhilarating experience suitable for anyone from the ages of 08-60. Next visit the prehistoric Belilena Cave on bikes dated more than 28,500 years old. Proceed to Nuwara Eliya & check into your accommodation.

Accommodation: Jetwing St Andrew's ( 4 star )

With packed breakfast leave for Horton Plains. The Horton Plains National Park is situated some 200 km away from Colombo, amidst hills in the Nuwara Eliya district. The most amazing feature of the park is the `World's End' where the southern part of the plains comes to a sudden end and drops almost straight down for 700 m. The park contains a rich variety of birds and animals. Return to the hotel, and evening site seeing of Nuwara Eliya.

Accommodation: Jetwing St Andrew's ( 4 star )

After breakfast leave for Ella for a night of camping in Sri Lanka where the following activities are available :
1) Arial Rope   2) Slithering Rope   3) Monkey Rope   4) Toddy Tapper.

Accommodation: Ella Adventure Park (Camp/Tent)

After breakfast leave for Yala & afternoon jeep safari to Yala National Park. After breakfast 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.

Accommodation: Chaarya Resort and Spa ( 3 star )

After breakfast leave for Tangalle along the southern coastal roads of Sri Lanka where you will spend the night at one of the top 10 beaches in Asia. After an early dinner leave at approximately 20.00 hrs for the Rakawa Turtle sanctuary which is located 20 minutes away. Between the months of January to June turtle nesting is at its peak and sighting is quite frequent, although nesting does occur during the rest of the year although not as frequent.

Accommodation: Palm Paradise Cabanas (Basic Cabanas)

After breakfast leave for Sinharaja & check into your accommodation.

Accommodation: Rain Forest Edge (Eco)

After breakfast you may visit the Sinharaja rain forest before leaving for Negombo.

Accommodation: Goldi Sands ( 3 star )

Leave for the airport for departure with a warm good bye.

Inclusions

  • 11 night accommodation (Standard/Eco Friendly/Camping) including breakfast
  • Daily packed lunch from the hotel or lunch at a local restaurant (11 lunches in total)
  • Airport transfers
  • Hire of an air conditioned vehicle with an English speaking chauffeur guide throughout the tour (Includes fuel)
  • Entry fee into attractions (Sigiriya, Temple of the tooth/Cultural show, Yala National Park, Sinharaja rain forest, Rawaka Turtle Sanctuary, Horton Plains)
  • Boat Hire for Dolphin Watching Safari
  • 1 Hour Elephant Back Safari in Habarana
  • Bike hires to visit Sigiriya
  • Bike hire to visit Belilena Cave
  • White Water Rafting in Kithulgala
  • Jeep access to Horton Plains & Sinharaja rain Forest
  • Jeep Safari to Yala National Park

Exclusions

  • Airfares
  • Dinner
  • Still camera permit and video camera permit at some locations
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • All other expenses not under inclusions

Pricing

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AUD 2,415
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  • Above prices are based on per person sharing double or twin room
  • Above prices are valid for travel until 30/09/2018
  • Peak period supplements may apply (Please Inquire)

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