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AMAZING SRI LANKA


Duration : 11 Nights 12 Days


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This island tour has been specially designed for Wildlife, Cultural & Heritage enthusiasts and available all year around. Sri Lanka has a very high rate of biological endemism in the world whether in plants or animals and is included among the top five biodiversity hotspots in the world.

You will be starting your tour by spending one night in the coastal city of Chilaw. You will be visiting the Wilpattu National Park, Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home and Udawalawe National Park during this tour. You will be doing two jeep safaris in the two National Parks where you will be able to see the animals in their natural habitat. You will get a chance to spot many species of mammals found in Sri Lanka including Asian elephants, sloth bear, leopards, sambar, wild buffaloes, red slender Loris, Toque Macaque and Purple-faced Langur.

You will be visiting six out of eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, including archeological relic sites in Anuradhapura to witness enormous Dagabas (dome-shaped structures), world famous frescoes at Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Cave Temple Complex of Dambulla, Horton Plains National Park, the amazing fortifications of Galle Dutch Fort and Kandy City, the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka and the home of the Temple of the Tooth Relic.

Horton Plains National Park and Sinharaja Rain Forest is rich in biodiversity and many species found are endemic. Horton Plains is an important bird area and large herds of Sri Lankan Sambar deer is spotted here.

You will be visiting Nuwara Eliya also called "Little England" where you will be amazed by the misty mountains covered with lush green tea bushes and splendid waterfalls.

Further you will visit a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda and go on a river Safari in Maadu River. You will be ending this tour by relaxing on the world famous south coast beaches.

What's included?

An English speaking Chauffeur/Guide
Transfers from pick up at Airport until drop off at airport
Accommodation on half board basis at round trip hotels
Entrance fees for the sites mentioned in the itinerary

Please feel free to contact us should you wish to change the given itinerary. We can add or reduce nights and visits according to your desire. You can also Tailor-made your tour.

Chilaw – 1 night
Habarana – 2 nights
Kandy – 2 nights
Nuwara Eliya – 2 nights
Udawalawe – 1 Night
Bentota / Beruwala – 3 nights

General Notes:

The official check-in time at all hotels will be 14:00 hrs.
The official check-out time at all hotels will be 11:00 hrs.
Visits to wild life parks will be at client's own risk and you are strongly advised to obey the instructions given by the interpreter and the Wild Life Officers while you are seeing animals.
Safari Vehicles available are non-air-conditioned and basic.
It is advisable to have sunglasses, sun-block lotion, insect repellent and personal effects for warm, windy and rainy conditions.
Respect the local customs and accept the differences.
Please obtain Online Visa Authentication prior to arrival by visiting www.eta.gov.lk

Important note on prices:

The quoted rates are nett and are inclusive of all government taxes.
The quoted rates includes accommodation as per the itinerary, transfers (Air conditioned vehicle) and chauffer guide, entrance fees to sites as per the itinerary.
Price excludes all lunches during the round trip & lunch and dinner at Colombo Hotel.
Price excludes flights, visa fees, optional activities and entrance fees to sites not specified in the itinerary.
Price excludes cost of beverage throughout the tour and expenses of a personal nature.
Price excludes Camera and Video Camera permits where applicable.
Price excludes Tips and porterage and any other services not specified in the itinerary.
These rates are subject to change without prior notice in the event government changes the tax policy.
All Tour rates are per person sharing Double Room basis.

Cancellation policy

21 days or less - 100% cancellation charge.
Between 21 days and 30 days - 50% of the tour given price.
Above 30 days - No cancellation charges
TOUR MAP

FULL ITINERARY

Day 1

Airport – Chilaw

  • Arrive at the airport and proceed to Chilaw.
  • P.M at Leisure
  • Dinner & Overnight : Chilaw

Day 02

Wilpattu National Park – Anuradhapura - Habarana

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Proceed directly to Wilpattu National Park
  • Jeep Safari to Wilpattu National Park
  • Thereafter proceed directly to Anuradapura and visit The Sacred Sri Maha Bodiya and Ruwanweliseya (Stupa)
  • Late afternoon proceed to Habarana
  • Dinner & Overnight : Habarana

Day 03

Sigiriya - Habarana

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • A.M. Explore the Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • P.M. Visit to the Polonnaruwa Archaeological Relic Site (Optional)
  • Evening Elephant Back Safari (1 hour) in the jungle (Optional)
  • Dinner & Overnight : Habarana

Day 04

Dambulla - Matale - Kandy

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit the Cave Temple Complex of Dambulla
  • Thereafter proceed to Kandy visiting Spice Garden in Matale
  • Evening, witness a traditional Kandyan Dance Performance and Cultural Show
  • Dinner & Overnight : Kandy

Day 05

Kandy – Peradeniya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya
  • City Tour of Kandy including visits to a Gem Lapidary , Kandy town, Bazaar and the Arts & Crafts centers .
  • Visit to the Temple of the Tooth Relic Kandy
  • Take a famous Tuk Tuk Ride (3 wheeler) back to the hotel
  • Dinner & Overnight : Kandy

Day 06

Nuwara Eliya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Nuwara Eliya
  • Train Ride from Kandy to Nanu Oya (Optional), then to Nuwara Eliya by car.
    (Train ride is on availability of trains)
  • Evening visit to Nuwara Eliya Town & Bazaar.
  • Dinner & Overnight : Nuwara Eliya

Day 07

Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit Horton Plains
    (If you wish to visit the World's End Precipice we recommend you to leave hotel approximately 5.30 am with packed breakfast)
  • Afternoon visit to the highest peak of Sri Lanka by car – Piduruthalagala (Mount Pedro)
  • Visit to Nuwara Eliya Golf Club one of the oldest golf clubs in Asia. (Optional)
  • Dinner & Overnight : Nuwara Eliya

Day 08

Tea Plantations - Udawalawe

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit to a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory.
  • If you are lucky you will experience a Tea Plucking Session
  • Transfer to Udawalawe
  • Visit to the Elephant Transit Home Udawalawe
  • Dinner & Overnight : Udawalawe

Day 09

Udawalawe – Galle – South Coast

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Jeep Safari to Udawalawe National Park
  • Proceed to Galle
  • Visit to the Galle Dutch Fort thereafter proceed to South Coast
  • Dinner & Overnight : Bentota / Beruwala re/ Ahungalla

Day 10

South Coast

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • River Safari on Maadu River in Balapitiya
  • Thereafter return to hotel visiting Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda
  • Dinner & Overnight : Bentota / Beruwala / Ahungalla

Day 11

South Coast

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Full day at leisure
  • Dinner & Overnight : Bentota / Beruwala / Ahungalla

Day 12

South Coast - Airport

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to airport for departure flight
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CONATCT INFO

Destination Sri Lanka
Serendipity Escapes (Pvt) Ltd
23/6A, Dharmashoka Mawatha,
Kandy,20000,
Sri Lanka.

  Tel      :   
(+94) 812 211 141

  Email  :   
info@destinationsrilanka.travel
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CONATCT INFO

Destination Sri Lanka
Serendipity Escapes (Pvt) Ltd
23/6A, Dharmashoka Mawatha,
Kandy,20000,
Sri Lanka.

  Tel      :   
(+94) 812 211 141

  Email  :   
info@destinationsrilanka.travel