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ULTIMATE SRI LANKA


Duration : 14 nights 15 days


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This comprehensive island tour has been specially designed to provide a full coverage of country's culture, history, nature, wildlife safaris, fauna flora, tea country, sun kissed beaches and basically everything this paradise island has to offer.

You will be starting this tour by staying one night at the famous fishing village Negombo. You will be visiting seven out of Eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites during this tour including archeological relic site in Anuradhapura to witness enormous Dagobas (dome-shaped structures) and remains of the ancient buildings in the old cities, Archeological relic sites in Polonnaruwa, world famous frescoes at Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the Rock Temple Complex of Dambulla, the amazing fortifications of Galle Dutch Fort and the Kandy City, the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka and the home of the Temple of the Tooth Relic. You will get a chance to see one of two natural UNESCO world heritage sites, Horton Plains in the Central Highlands.

Visit to East Coast is also included where you will be visiting an ancient Hindu Temple and enjoy the famous east coast beaches. A visit to the Yala National Park by a safari jeep will be a real treat for wildlife enthusiast as you will get a chance to spot Asian elephants, sloth bear, leopards, sambar, wild buffaloes, Crocodiles and many more in their natural habitat. Yala National Park is known to have the highest density of leopards in the world. Visit to the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala and a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda is also included in the tour.

You will not miss the misty mountains covered with lush green tea bushes and splendid waterfalls. Real treat after your long journey around this tropical island will be to relax on the world famous south coast beaches. You will be finishing the tour by staying one night in vibrant Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka.

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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
Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis in Colombo hotel
Entrance fees for the sites mentioned in the itinerary

Please note:
Yala National Park is closed for three weeks in the months of August and September. We can offer either Udawalawe National Park OR Wilpattu National Park instead.

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.

Negombo – 1 night
Dambulla/ Habarana – 3 nights
Trincomalee – 1 night
Kandy – 2 nights
Nuwara Eliya – 2 nights
Yala – 2 nights
Bentota – 2 nights
Colombo – 1 night

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 – Negombo

  • Arrive at the airport and proceed to Negombo
  • City tour of Negombo including visit to the Wet fish market
  • Dinner & Overnight : Negombo

Day 02

Habarana / Dambulla

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Dambulla
  • Visit to the Cave Temple Complex of Dambulla
  • Evening Elephant Back Safari (1 hour) in the jungle (Optional)
  • Dinner & Overnight : Habarana / Dambulla

Day 03

Anuradhapura - Mihintale

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Full day excursion to Anuradhapura Archaeological Relic Site
  • Return to hotel visiting the Mihintale Rock Temple en route
  • Dinner & Overnight : Habarana / Dambulla

Day 04

Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • A.M. Explore the Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • P.M. Visit to the Polonnaruwa Archaeological Relic Site
  • Dinner & Overnight : Habarana / Dambulla

Day 05

Trincomalee

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to East Coast –Trincomalee
  • City tour of Trincomalee with visits to Trincomalee Fort & Koneshwaram Hindu Temple
  • Rest of the day at leisure in Nilaweli Beach
  • Dinner & Overnight : Trincomalee

Day 06

Matale - Kandy

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Kandy,
  • En route visit the Aluvihare Temple Matale (Optional)
  • Visit to a Spice Garden in Matale
  • Witness a traditional Kandyan Dance and Cultural Show
  • Dinner & Overnight : Kandy

Day 07

Kandy – Pinnawala – Peradeniya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit to the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala
  • Visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya (Optional)
  • Return to Kandy for a City Tour of Kandy including visits to Tea Museum, a Gem Lapidary, Kandy town, Bazaar and the arts & crafts centers.
  • Evening 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 08

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)
  • Visit to Nuwara Eliya Town & Bazaar.
  • Dinner & Overnight : Nuwara Eliya

Day 09

Horton Plains

  • Leave hotel early morning (around 5.30 a.m.) with packed breakfast to Horton Plains and trek to the World's End Precipice and visit the famous Baker's Falls
  • Afternoon visit to Nuwara Eliya Golf Club one of the oldest golf clubs in Asia. (Optional)
  • Dinner & Overnight : Nuwara Eliya

Day 10

Tea Plantations - Buduruwagala - Yala

  • 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 Yala. En route visit to Buduruwagala Temple
  • Dinner & Overnight : Yala

Day 11

Yala National Park

  • Morning Safari (Approx. 6.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.)
  • Leave hotel early morning (around 5.30 a.m.) with packed breakfast
  • At approx. 6.00 a.m. start the Jeep Safari
  • Safari ends approx. 10.30 p.m.
  • Return to Hotel
  • OR
  • Afternoon Safari (Approx. 2.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.)
  • Leave hotel around 1.30 p.m.
  • At approx. 2.00 p.m. start the Jeep Safari
  • Safari ends approx. 6.00 p.m.
  • Return to Hotel
  • Optional
  • Full Day Safari (Approx. 6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.)
  • Leave hotel early morning (around 5.30 a.m.) with packed breakfast
  • At approx. 6.00 a.m. start the Jeep Safari
  • Safari ends Approx 6.00 p.m.
  • (We recommend you to carry an additional snack and water)
  • Visit to Kataragama Temple (Optional)
  • Dinner & Overnight : Yala

Day 12

Weligama – Galle – South Coast

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Galle
  • City tour of Galle including a visit to the Galle Dutch Fort thereafter proceed to Bentota
  • En route with a stop at the Stilt Fishermen in Weligama
  • Visit to a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda.
  • Dinner & Overnight : Bentota / Beruwala

Day 13

South Coast

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Full day at leisure
  • Or enjoy Water Sports (Optional)
  • Or River Safari on Maadu River in Balapitiya (Optional)
  • Dinner & Overnight : Bentota

Day 14

Colombo

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Colombo
  • Evening City tour of Colombo including visits to the shopping centers
  • Dine at a fancy Restaurant in Colombo (Optional)
  • Overnight : Colombo

Day 15

Colombo – 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.

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(+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