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Hidden Sri Lanka

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Hidden Sri Lanka

Venture off the beaten path on this leisurely itinerary, staying in unique properties in stunning locations, from the central hills, to little visited Gal Oya National Park and the palm-fringed coast.      

  • Style: Private Tour
  • Duration: 13 days/12 nights
  • Starts in: Colombo
Guide Price £2639
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Highlights:
  • Kandy
  • Gal Oya National Park
  • Ella
  • Thalpe
Itinerary:

Day 1  Colombo to Kegalle  
Upon arrival transfer to the Rosyth Estate House, a charming colonial planter’s bungalow dating from 1926, set in the hills amongst a 62 acre tea and rubber estate.      

Day 2  Kegalle      
Today is at leisure. Explore the estate on foot or by bike, visit the nearby tea factory or take a cooking class. Alternatively simply relax by the pool and look out for the resident birds and wildlife.      

Day 3  Kegalle to Kandy      
Transfer to the Santani, an hour’s drive outside Kandy. This stylish wellness-orientated property is a beautiful retreat. End the day with a sunset yoga session.

Day 4  Kandy      
This morning hike down to the pretty Hulu River, looking out for birds on the way. Later head out on an excursion to the unusual Galmaduwa temple, built in 1750 by the last king of Sri Lanka, and visit a nearby craft village.      

Day 5  Kandy      
At leisure to relax and enjoy the property.      

Day 6  Kandy to Gal Oya NP      
Drive east to the rustic Gal Oya Lodge, situated within lush jungle close to Gal Oya National Park. Enjoy an afternoon game drive.  

Day 7  Gal Oya NP    
This morning take a 2-3 hour boat safari. Keep your eyes peeled for crocodiles lazing on the bank or herds of majestic elephants playing in the water. Later meet one of the local Veddha community, a forest-dwelling indigenous group, for a fascinating walk through the jungle to learn more about their way of life.              

Day 8  Gal Oya NP to Ella    
Drive towards Ella stopping to visit a tea factory and plantation en route. Arrive at the beautifully positioned 98 Acres Resort and enjoy wonderful sunset views from your balcony.    

Day 9  Ella      
After an early breakfast enjoy a short hike up nearby Little Adam’s Peak for breathtaking views across the valley towards Ella Rock. Later explore laidback Ella, stopping to see the picturesque Nine Arch Bridge and the Rawana Ella waterfall.  

Day 10  Ella to Thalpe      
This morning take a short scenic train ride to Haputale where your guide will meet you for the drive to Thalpe on the southwest coast. Check into the Owl & the Pussycat Hotel, a charming small hotel set by the water’s edge.      

Days 11-12  Thalpe      
At leisure to relax in your resort.

Day 13  Thalpe to Colombo      
Transfer to Colombo airport.  

Departs:
Daily          
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.

Prices
Guide Price £2639
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Inclusions
  • Private vehicle & driver/guide (except excursions on days 4, 6 & 7 when shared)
  • Train as detailed
  • 12 nights hotel accommodation
  • 12 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 7 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/11/2018 to 30/04/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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