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Natural Wonders, Wildlife & Waves

sri lanka Tours Natural Wonders, Wildlife & Waves

Natural Wonders, Wildlife & Waves

Discover the exotic wonders of the teardrop island with your own private car and guide! Explore ancient ruins with resident monkeys and head out on a game drive to spot herds of elephants. Travel by train through rolling hills and past lush tea plantations. Finish on the beautiful beaches of Sri Lanka’s east coast for some quality family time where exciting snorkelling and dolphin watching adventures await!

  • Style: Family Holiday
  • Duration: 14 days/13 nights
  • Starts in: Negombo
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Price dependent on family size, child ages and season of travel.
  • Tea country
  • Temple of the sacred tooth relic
  • Polonnaruwa monkey experience
  • Minneriya national park
  • Beaches of trincomalee

Day 1  Negombo            
Upon arrival at Colombo airport transfer to your beachfront hotel in nearby Negombo.            

Day 2  Negombo to Nuwara Eliya      
Depart for the drive to Nuwara Eliya in the heart of the tea county, known as ‘Little England’ thanks to its cooler climate and colonial buildings.            

Day 3  Nuwara Eliya to Kandy          
Head to nearby Nanu Oya station where you will board a train for an exciting 1½ hour journey through the picturesque tea country. Disembark at Hatton where your guide will meet you to continue by road to Kandy. If you wish we can arrange the full journey by train (approx 3½ hours). Later enjoy a vibrant show of traditional music and dance before visiting the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.            

Day 4  Kandy to Cultural Triangle        
This morning visit a working tea factory to see the manufacturing process in action then continue to your resort near Habarana in the Cultural Triangle, stopping to discover some of the tastes of Sri Lanka at a spice garden en route. The afternoon is at leisure to relax by the pool.        

Day 5  Polonnaruwa            
Rise early and head to Polonnaruwa for a fascinating monkey experience. Afterwards explore the ruins of this former capital city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site before returning to your hotel.

Day 6  Cultural Triangle            
Visit a traditional Sri Lankan village to learn about rural life, then walk along a scenic trail and take a short ride in a bullock cart. The morning ends with a local lunch in a village house. Later in the afternoon enjoy a game drive to see the elephants of Minneriya National Park.            

Days 7-12  Cultural Triangle to Trincomalee            
Head east for six nights to relax by the white sands of Uppaveli Beach near Trincomalee.

Day 13  Trincomalee to Negombo
A long drive takes you across the country back to Negombo for your final night in Sri Lanka. Alternatively take a light aircraft flight to cut your journey time and enjoy scenic views across the island.          

Day 14  Negombo        
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Additional Options:
This tour has been planned with comfortable family friendly hotels but you may choose any combination of properties you prefer. For example, we have included the large Cinnamon Lodge Habarana in the Cultural Triangle, which boasts a large pool set in spacious grounds, home to a troop of monkeys. Why not upgrade to a Duplex Twin Villa with a private plunge pool at the stylishWater Garden Sigiriya? Speak to your travel consultant for further options.      

Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.

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Price dependent on family size, child ages and season of travel.
  • Private vehicle & driver/guide
  • Train as detailed
  • 13 nights hotel accommodation
  • 13 breakfasts & 1 lunch
Not Included
  • International flights
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Special Offers We negotiate new offers daily from discounted flights, tours and vehicle hire to free upgrades, added value and unique inclusions. Please call for our latest offers.

The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2021. 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.

As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.

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