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Splendours of Sri Lanka

sri lanka Tours Splendours of Sri Lanka

Splendours of Sri Lanka

Housing a plethora of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and brimming with a tantalising mix of cultures and captivating landscapes, Sri Lanka is a truly breathtaking country. Explore the splendours of this incredible island on this 13 day tour.  

  • Style: Guided Group Journey
  • Duration: 12 days/11 nights
  • Starts in: Negombo
Guide Price £2595
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Highlights:
  • Sigiriya
  • Polonnaruwa
  • Kandy
  • Yala National Park
  • Galle
Itinerary:

Day 1 Negombo          
Arrive into Negombo and be transferred to your first hotel where you will meet your fellow travellers.  

Day 2 Negombo to Sigiriya  
Journey out of the city and discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Dambulla and explore the stunning complex of Cave Temples.  

Day 3 Sigiriya
Discover more of the Cultural Triangle today as you visit the ancient rock fortress of Sigiriya. Learn of the ancient civilisation and climb to the top of the rock for spectacular views across the plains.  

Day 4 Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa
Continue exploring the fascinating Cultural Triangle today with a visit to the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, littered with archaeological wonders and impeccable Buddha statues. This afternoon, enjoy a safari ride in Minneriya National Park to spot herds of elephants.  

Day 5 Polonnaruwa
Journey into the hills on route to Kandy and enjoy a guided tour around the city. See the fascinating Temple of the Tooth and enjoy a traditional Sri Lankan cultural performance.

Day 6 Polonnaruwa to Kandy
Visit the picturesque Royal Botanical Gardens today in Peradeniya, home to over 4,000 exotic flora and fauna. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.  

Day 7 Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
Travel into tea country today en route to the beautiful Nuwara Eliya. Learn of the traditional tea making practices and sample some of the finest Ceylon tea in Sri Lanka before a tour of the charming town.  

Day 8 Nuwara Eliya to Yala NP
Today, embark on undoubtedly one of the top highlights of the tour, a train journey from Nuwara Eliya to Ella. Travel through lush green hills and marvel at the spectacular scenery as you traverse mountains and valleys en route to Ella.    

Day 9 Yala NP
Hop onto a jeep for a morning safari in the outstanding Yala National Park. Home to over 32 species of mammal, this park is jam packed full of incredible wildlife. Try to spot elephants, crocodiles and sloth bears as well as the elusive leopard.  

Day 10 Yala NP to Galle
Stop at the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home to see where displaced baby elephants are looked after and rehabilitated. Continue on to the fortified city of Galle complete with stunning Portuguese architecture.  

Day 11 Galle to Ahungalla  
Enjoy a day at leisure today, perhaps take an optional tour to the Lunuganga Estate.  

Day 12 Ahungalla to Colombo
After a morning at leisure, venture to Colombo, home to diverse races, religions and cultures. Go on a guided tour of the city and see many of its major sights. This evening, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at Lagoon Seafood Restaurant. After, transfer to the airport for your flight home.  

Departs:
Selected departures Jan - May & Sep - Dec 2020  

Prices
Guide Price £2595
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Inclusions
  • Transfers and transport
  • 11 nights in 4star accommodation
  • 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 4 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020. 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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