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A taste of history

Fr USD 1313

per person

Experience historical legacies of Sri Lanka. Be it culture, tradition, history, nature or knowing how the locals live, this tour has covered it all. Experience local tea, indulge in water sports, have a massage or climb a fortress – Sri Lanka has something for everyone.

 

  • Departure
    Negombo
  • Estimated Distance
    707 Kms
  • Estimated Footprint
    67 Kg CO2e
  • Include
    Includes Breakfast
    English Speaking Driver
    Airport Transfers
    Ground Transfers
    Fuel, Tolls & Road Taxes
    Driver’s Accomodation
    Driver’s Meals
    Government & Service Taxes
  • Not Included
    Lunch & Dinner
    Entrance Charges at Sights
    International Airfares
    Airport Taxes
    Travel Insurance
    Early Check In Charges
    Personal Expenses
    Tips & Other Expenses
1

Day 01 Negombo

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met with, and transferred to your hotel in Negombo. Your travel assistant will be with you from the time you enter Sri Lanka to the time you leave. Negombo was once heralded as the island's premier spice town. It then progressively evolved into the biggest fishing port, a centre of Roman Catholicism, and one of the original tourist resorts, thus crowning it the Little Rome of Sri Lanka. This town has a quaint atmosphere, with bustling little streets, delightful canals, interesting creeks, an extensive lagoon and interesting architecture all over the place. Enjoy watching the old world fishing crafts like the outrigger canoes and the catamarans that bring a variety of marine fishes such as seer, skipjack, pomfret and amber-jack. In the lagoon, lobsters and prawns are caught and served as delicacies in the restaurants.

In addition, the Negombo Fish Market is a must-visit, apart from the beach of course.

Accomodation:

Hotel Rani Beach or similar (3 Star)
Hotel Jetwing Lagoon or similar (5 Star)

2

Day 02 Sigiriya

Enjoy your breakfast, as you are taken on an approximately 5-hour drive to Habarana, a major place of interest in Sri Lanka. On your way to Habarana you will make a stop at Sigiriya, which is one of Sri Lanka's heritages cities. Sigiriya's history is as enchanting as a fairy tale, if not more. Visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress built by King Kasapa who fled to the wilderness of Sigiriya after executing his own father. The guilt and pride kept him hidden in Sigiriya where he built a city of unbelievable grandeur. Take a tour of the frescos and the amazing palace and learn a thing or two about Sri Lanka's colourful history.

You will also get the opportunity to enjoy a safari on elephant back at Habarana. The Minneriya National Park is located between Habarana and Polonnaruwa and covers an area of 8890 hectares, and is an ideal place for elephant and leopard watching. The vegetation of this park is mix of evergreen trees and shrubs. An important feature of this park is the 3rd century Minneriya Tank located within the park, which during the dry season becomes the ideal place to spot wildlife.

Accommodation:

Hotel Kassapa Lion Rock or similar (3 Star)
Hotel Aliya Resort & Spa (5 Star)

3

Day 03 Kandy

Transfer to Kandy after breakfast.

You wouldn't want to miss a trip to Kandy, Sri Lanka's golden city. It is an example of culture, tradition, custom and royalty. Kandy, which is located in the Central hills, is just 115 KM from Colombo. The city is famous for Sri Dalada Maligawa where the remains of the tooth relic of Lord Buddha are preserved. Every year the tooth relic is uninstalled from the original place and carried along in a procession. This procession is held for nearly 10 days and is celebrated with music, dance, whip cracking, and other performing arts. The city, which was established in the 15th century, was the last royal capital ending the 2500 years of royal rule of Sri Lanka. Some of the most interesting places to visit in Kandy are: The Temple of Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa); The old royal palace compound; Lankatilake and Gadaladeniya temples; Embekke Temple; The Royal Botanical gardens.

Accommodation:

Hotel Sussie or similar (3 star)
Hotel Mahawali Reach or similar (5 star)

4

Day 04 Nuwara Eliya

Proceed to Nuwara Eliya after breakfast. Visit the tea factory and drive to Horton Plains, the natural reserve located on Sri Lanka's highest plateau. Climb up to the ?..World's End' to explore the most spectacular view in Sri Lanka. The 'heart' of the tea country located at an elevation of 1980 meters in the central highlands, and offers tropical abundance, and the climate of a hilly region at the same time. It is in Nuwara Eliya that the British succeeded in creating a replica of the English countryside, with homes in Georgian and Queen Anne styles. Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a famous golf course, and beautiful parks lend the place an air of nostalgia.

Accommodation:

Hotel Heaven Seven or similar (3 star)
Hotel Araliya Green Hills or Similar (5 Star)

5

Day 05 Nuware Eliya

Nuwara Eliya offers many activities including visits to tea plantations, golfing, and horse riding, boating, hiking and of course exploring the beauty of the landscaped gardens, waterfalls and plateaus. Enjoy the Gregory Lake boat safari and the surrounding of the lake. Hire a boat if you like to do a day's rowing and sailing. The beautiful garden is laid around the lake providing great site for strolling, jogging and walking as well.

Accommodation:

Hotel Heaven Seven or similar (3 star)
Hotel Araliya Green Hills or Similar (5 Star)

6

Day 06 Bentota

Enjoy your journey to Bentota of 4 hours and 30 minutes by road, as you pass many interesting places that you will be visiting on your trip to Bentota.

Facing the Indian Ocean, a tropical lagoon with a major river, Bentota offers water sports possibilities like nowhere else. Apart from swimming, bodysurfing or deep sea diving, you can jet ski, windsurf, parasail, or enjoy a romantic river safari on the river and lagoon. Safe swimming conditions combined with fun water sport and exciting excursions are providing for the ideal background for a relaxed holiday in Sri Lanka. Visit the Galle Fort and Turtle Hatchery. During your leisure, enjoy Bentota Beach, and check out the Ayurvedic Spa.

Accommodation:

Hotel Health Ayurveda & Spa or similar (3 star)
Hotel Bentota beach or similar (5 Star)

7

Day 07 Colombo

After Breakfast Transfer to Colombo. In Colombo, indulge in the city tour and some shopping.

Evening transfer to hotel.

Accommodation:

Hotel Rani Beach or similar (3 Star)
Hotel Jetwing Lagoon or similar (5 Star)

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Day 08 Negombo

Departure

After breakfast, relax on the beach, and you will be transferred to the airport as per your flight schedule. End of service.

Tour Location

Your trail on map!

  • Hotels are subject to be change according to the availability, but same star category of hotels shall be provided
  • The rates are subject to change in the event government changes the tax policy
  • Optional excursions and add-on services can be provided at additional cost
  • The official check-in time at all hotels will be 1400 hrs & check-out time at 1200 hrs
  • Early check- in / late check-out subject to availability from hotel and additional charges may be applicable
  • Travel timing is approximate. Road Conditions, Traffic, etc need to be factored in