Nature & Culture Tour of Sri Lanka
Nature & Culture Tour of Sri Lanka
EK

Highlights: Negombo - Habarana - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Udawalawa - Tissamaharama - Beruwala


Other departures: Manchester - £1859, Birmingham - £1835, Belfast City - £1965, Glasgow - £1855, Edinburgh - £1805, Bristol - £1995, Norwich - £1985, Exeter - £1759, Newcastle - £1835, Southampton - £1875, Cardiff - £1685


Hotels:
Negombo - Jetwing Sea 4* (Standard Room)
Habarana - Habarana Village by Cinnamon 4* (Superior Room)
Kandy - Cinnamon Citadel 4* (Superior Room)
Nuwara Eliya - St. Andrew's Hotel 4* (Superior Room)
Udawalawa - Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort 4* (Deluxe Room)
Tissamaharama - Kithala Resort 3* (Deluxe Room)
Beruwala - Cinnamon Bey Beruwala 4* (Superior Room)


Itinerary:


Day 1:
-Upon arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, collect your baggage, meet and greet with the chauffeur guide, and proceed on your tour of the island.
-Transfer and check-in at the hotel in Negombo (approx. 1 hr travel time)
-Transfer and check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure by the poolside or the beach.
-Overnight stay in Negombo on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 2:
-Proceed to Habarana, while visiting the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage en-route.
-Transfer and check-in at the hotel in Habarana (approx. 4 hrs travel time)
-Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
-Overnight stay in Habarana on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 3:
-Enjoy your breakfast and proceed to visit Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa on a cultural tour.
-Transfer to the Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
-Proceed to Polonnaruwa.
-Return to the hotel in Habarana and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
-Overnight stay in Habarana on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 4:
-Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel.
-Transfer from Habarana to Anuradhapura (approx. 1.5 hrs travel time)


-Anuradhapura, the former capital of Ceylon, was found in the 4th century BC and is famous for its Dagabas (temples), reservoirs, and beautifully landscaped gardens, the ruins of which still remain to this day.
Return to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.


-Overnight stay in Habarana on Bed & Breakfast basis.



Day 5:
-Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Kandy from Habarana (approx. 3 hrs travel time)
-Witness the Dambulla Cave Temple en-route.
-Overnight stay in Kandy on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 6:
-Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and proceed to the Royal Botanical Gardens.
-Proceed to the Temple of the Tooth in the evening and witness the captivating cultural dances.
-Overnight stay in Kandy on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 7:
-Proceed to Nuwara Eliya from Kandy (approx. 3 hrs travel time)
-Transfer and check-in at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya and spend the rest of the day at leisure
-Check-in at the hotel in Nuwara Eiya and spend the rest of the day at leisure amongst the lush, cool greenery of the hill country.
-Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 8:
-Take a packed breakfast and transfer for a morning hike at Horton Plains (approx. 1 hr travel time)
-Transfer to Horton Plains for the hike (approx. 4-6 hours)
-Transfer to Udawalawe after the hike at Horton Plains.
-Check-in at the hotel in Udawalwe and spend the day at leisure.
-Overnight in Udawalawe on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 9:
-Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel.
-Proceed on a jeep safari at the Udawalawe National Park.
-Proceed to Tissamaharama after your safari.
Overnight in Tissamaharama on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 10:
-Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel
-Proceed on a morning jeep safari at the Yala national park.
-Transfer to your Beach stay at Beruwela after the safari.
-Overnight in Beruwela on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 11:
-Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel.
-Proceed to the southern coast Beruwela from Nuwara ELiya.
-Transfer and check-in at the hotel in Beruwela and spend the rest of the day at leisure by the tropical beaches of Sri Lanka.
-Overnight stay in Beruwela on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 12:
-Enjoy breakfast at the hotel Spend the day at leisure by the poolside or enjoying the sun, sea and sand by the beach.
-Overnight stay in Beruwela on Bed & Breakfast basis.


Day 13:
-Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Beruwela
-Transfer from the hotel to the airport, and depart from the island.



Offer Includes

  • Flights from London Heathrow with Emirates
  • Return transfers by a private car
  • 12 nights accommodation at chosen hotels as per itinerary
  • Entrance to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, Sigiriya, Polonaruwa, Anuradhapura, Dambulla cave temple,
  • All transfers and sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary by Air-conditioned Car with services of an English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide
  • Horton Plains entrance, Entrance and Half day Jeep safari at Yala and Udawalawe National Park

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary