Glimpse of Heritage & Relaxation – November to April

Tour Schedule : November to April


Special Prices
Silver Package US$ 940
Silver + Gold Package US$ 1085
Gold Package US$ 1330

(All the Prices Valid Upto April 2019 Only)
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Enjoy a surfing and relaxing beach holiday in the south coast for 5 days see the whales and dolphins in Mirissa, go on safari in Yala National park and leave for the hill country to scenic Ella go on treks and leave for Kandy on a scenic journey by train to the UNESCO World heritage city Kandy. Leave for Dambulla cave temple and See the rock fortress Sigiriya before leaving to the Airport.

The tours can be tailor made to suit the individual traveler and once a particular package is selected the specific hotels will be sent to you with the websites for you to see the hotel and its facilities.

12 Days / 11 Nights

Bentota OR Hikkaduwa OR Mirissa | Udawalawe OR Yala | Ella | Nuwara Eliya | Kandy | Sigiriya | Negombo
Itinerary

Day 01 – Airport – Bentota OR Hikkaduwa OR Mirissa


  • Arrival at Colombo Airport
  • Travel to Bentota OR Hikkaduwa OR Mirissa
  • Check-in to the Hotel & Relax
  • OVERNIGHT STATY : Bentota OR Hikkaduwa OR Mirissa

Day 02 – 05 Bentota OR Hikkaduwa OR Mirissa


  • Relax in the Resort by the Beach
  • Sightseeing/Activities
  • Water Sports at the Hotel (OPTIONAL)
  • Whale & Dolphin Watching in Mirissa (OPTIONAL)
  • Visit the famous Brief Garden of Architect Bewis Bawa (OPTIONAL)
  • Madhu River Boat Safari, Visit to a Turtle Conservation Center
  • Visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit to Galle Fort & City
  • OVERNIGHT STATY : Bentota OR Hikkaduwa OR Mirissa

Day 06 – Bentota OR Hikkaduwa OR Mirissa – Udawalawe OR Yala

  • Leave the Hotel after Breakfast
  • Proceed to Udawalawe OR Yala
  • Check in to the Hotel OR Campsite
  • Evening Safari in the National Park
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Udawalawe OR Yala

Day 07 – Udawalawe OR Yala – Ella


  • Travel to Ella after morning activities
  • Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Morning Safari in the National Park
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Ella

Day 08 – Ella


  • Sightseeing/Activities in Ella
  • Trek to Little Adam’s Peak, Ella Gap View, Lipton’s Seat, Demodara Nine Arch Bridge
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Ella

Day 09 – Ella – Nuwara Eliya – Kandy


  • Leave the Hotel and proceed to Ella Railway Station in time for the Train to Nuwara Eliya
  • Meet the Vehicle at Nanuoya Railway Station, N’ Eliya
    Proceed to Kandy
  • Check in and refresh
  • Train Journey from Ella to Nuwara Eliya [time to be confirmed]
  • Visit a Tea Plantation and Factory, see Waterfalls on the way
  • Visit the Temple of Tooth Relic, Witness a Traditional Cultural Dance Show in Kandy (OPTIONAL)
  • Kandy City Tour
  • Visit the Markets, Gem Museum, etc….
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Kandy

Day 10 – Kandy – Sigiriya


  • Leave the Hotel after Breakfast
  • Travel to Sigiriya & check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Visit a Spice Garden on the way
  • Visit Dambulla Rock Caves Temple on the way (Optional)
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Sigiriya

Day 11 – Sigiriya – Negombo


  • Travel to Negombo after morning activities
  • Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Negombo City Visit
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Negombo

Day 12 – Negombo – Airport


  • Leave for the Airport in time for the Departure Flight at Colombo Airport
Detailed Itinerary

  • Meet your Chauffeur Guide at the Airport; proceed to the Hotel, Check in & Relax

  • Visit the World Heritage Site; Galle Fort & City; Galle is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in South and South-East Asia, showing the interaction between European architectural styles and South Asian traditions. The Galle Fort is a world heritage site and the largest remaining Fortress in Asia built by European occupiers
  • Boat Safari in Madhu River
  • Visit a Turtle Conservation Center
  • Visit The Lunuganga Estate [Bawa Gardens/Brief Gardens – Optional - was the country house of the renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa. The estate had been used as a cinnamon estate during the Dutch era and then a rubber plantation under the British. In 1948, the small house in the estate was given on rent to the local tax collector. In 1949 newly qualified lawyer Geoffrey Bawa bought it from its owner intending to convert the estate bungalow into a weekend house and create a tropical version of a European renaissance garden. The 6.1 ha (15 acres) property is located on the banks of the Dedduwa Lake, in Bentota. Bawa named the estate Lunuganga, which in Sinhala means Salt River. Recognising his lack of architectural knowledge Bawa returned to England to study architecture. After qualifying as an architect he returning to Ceylon in 1958 and joined the architectural practice of Edwards, Reid and Beggs
  • Enjoy the Water Sports at Hotel – Optional
  • Whale & Dolphin Watching in Mirissa – Optional
  • Overnight stay at Bentota OR Hikkaduwa

  • Leave for Udawalawa after Breakfast at leisure; Check in to the Hotel & relax
  • Go on the Evening Safari in the National Park7eningwe in time to o go on a Safari in Udawalawe - The Udawalawa National Park is the only place in the world where an elephant sighting is guaranteed on every game drive. It is an excellent place to observe elephant behavior and to get up close and personal with these amazing animals in herds of about 50 to 100 elephants being sighted regularly. There are also 183 species of birds and 45 species of mammals recorded at Udawalawa. Another fantastic feature of the Udawalawa National Park is the Elephant Transit Home - a project that has proven vital to the conservation of these magnificent creatures.
  • Yala National Park is the most popular National park among the Locals and the foreign visitors. It is famous for Small and large herds of Elephants, Spotted Deer, Sambur, Barking Deer, Monkey, Wild Boer, Wild Buffalo, Sloth Bear and a wide varieties of bird species endemic and migratory. The majestic Peacock is the most famous of the birds and will captivate the visitor with its mating dance with the colorful plumes spread.
  • Overnight stay at Udawalawe OR Yala

  • Morning Safari in the National Park
  • Travel to Ella after morning activities
  • Check in to the Hotel & Relax

  • Trek to Little Adam’s Peak, Ella Gap View, Lipton’s Seat, Demodara Nine Arch Bridge
  • ittle Adam’s Peak lays on the eastern edge of the Ella Gap, straight across from the (much higher) summit at Ella Rock, which we had climbed two mornings prior. The views are similar, but from Little Adam’s Peak you can see the Ruwana Falls, which border the highway headed south.
  • The Nine Arches Bridge is one of the most iconic bridges in Sri Lanka and is one of the best examples of British railway constructions when Ceylon was yet a colony of the British Empire. It is located in Demodara, between Ella and Demodara railway stations. It is often likened to the countryside through which the fictional Hogwarts express passes through in the Harry Potter world.
  • The Lipton’s Seat lookout is one of Sri Lanka's most impressive viewpoints (unless it's misty and cloudy of course, which is why early morning is the best time to visit). The Scottish tea baron Sir Thomas Lipton used to survey his burgeoning empire from here, and today it's said you can see across emerald hills and tea estates to no fewer than seven different provinces.
  • Overnight stay at Ella

  • Proceed to Ella Railway Station in time [09:30am] for the Train to Nuwara Eliya – Enjoy the most picturesque Railway stretch in the island. Vehicle will pick you from Nanuoya railway Station and take you to Nuwara Eliya.
  • Proceed by the Car to Nuwara Eliya; Nuwara Eliya is the land of peace, and silence was called the hill station by the English Tea Planters during the colonial era. This is a very picturesque location almost 1,950 Meters above sea level with its soft English spring climate. Yet you could see nostalgia of the British Colonial era the town is decorated with buildings ranging in style from Georgian to Queen Anne. Parks, Trout Streams, 18 holes Golf Course.
  • Visit a Tea Plantation & Factory. See Waterfalls on the way to Kandy
  • Proceed to Kandy; Witness a Traditional Cultural Dance Show & Visit the Temple of Tooth Relic – OPTIONAL
  • Visit the Kandy Town Bazaar, the Arts and Crafts Center and a Gem Museum & Lapidary, etc…
  • Stay Overnight in Kandy

  • Leave for Sigiriya after Breakfast.
  • Visit a spice Garden on the way to see many different types of spices Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. Visitors may buy spices, traditional remedies and cosmetics, taste an herbal brew and in some venues
  • Visit Dambulla Rock Caves Temple – OPTIONAL en-route; dating back to the 1st century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Asia. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock.
  • Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Stay Overnight at Sigiriya

  • Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress after an early Breakfast. Take plenty of water and a snack with you. Sigiriya (Lion's Rock) is an ancient Rock Fortress and Palace ruin situated in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures. A popular tourist destination, Sigiriya is also renowned for its ancient paintings (frescos), which are reminiscent of the Ajanta Caves of India. The Sigiriya was built during the reign of King Kassapa I (AD 477– 495), and it is one of the seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. Sigiriya may have been inhabited through prehistoric times. It was used as a rock-shelter mountain monastery from about the 5th century BC, with caves prepared and donated by devotees to the Buddhist Sangha. According to the chronicles as Mahavamsa the entire complex was built by King Kashyapa, and after the king's death, it was used as a Buddhist monastery until 14th century.
  • Travel to Negombo; Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Stay Overnight at Negombo

  • Relax in the Hotel/ City Tour & Shopping in Colombo
  • Leave to the Airport in time for the Flight

Tour Includes
  • Accommodations sharing twin
  • Meals on half board basis (breakfast & dinner)
  • Air-conditioned exclusive transport
  • Entrance fees at locations specified in tour itinerary
  • English speaking chauffeur-guide
  • Meals and accommodation for chauffeur guide
Tour Excludes
  • International airfare
  • Lunch & beverages
  • Expenses of a personal nature (Telephone calls, laundry etc,.)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance
  • Departure airport tax
  • Any supplements hotels may add. Eg: December 31st night supplement, Perahera supplement etc.
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