Cultural Triangle Sri Lanka

Few islands in the world offer the diversity that exists in Sri Lanka, from ancient cities to rich religious festivals, colonial memories to rolling tea plantations. Sri Lanka intoxicates its visitors with a potpourri of cultures, religions, races, customs and sheer natural beauty.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Colombo (Negombo)

On arrival into Colombo you will be met and transferred to your hotel near the airport.

Day 2: Negombo > Anuradhapura

Travel to Anuradhapura, the 5th century capital of the island's Buddhist civilisation which flourished for 1,300 years. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 3: Anuradhapura > Sigiriya

Visit Anuradhapura - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See Sri Maha Bodhi, the oldest documented tree on earth, the Brazen Palace and the rock sculpture of Samadhi Buddha. Afterwards drive to Sigiriya to climb the spectacular rock fortress.

Day 4: Polonnaruwa >Minneriya

Visit the medieval city of Polonnaruwa including the Royal Palace complex and the remains of a former Temple of the Tooth. Enjoy a cooking demonstration and lunch in a converted farmhouse and this afternoon visit Minneriya National Park, home to sambar deer, leopard and elephants. Overnight in Sigiriya.

Day 5: Sigiriya > Dambulla > Matale > Kandy

Visit Dambulla rock cave temple, a complex of 5 caves before driving to Kandy via the Matale spice garden. Later visit the Temple of the Tooth.

Day 6: Kandy > Colombo

Some time at leisure to explore independently before driving to Colombo. This afternoon enjoy a walking tour of the city including Pettah, the local bazaar, Wolfendhal Church and cinnamon gardens.

Day 7: Depart Colombo

Transfer to the airport.

 

Pricing (per person) $NZD

Type TWIN

2019

4 Star

11 Jan - 31 Mar

1 Apr - 30 Apr

1 May - 14 Jul

15 Jul - 31 Aug

1 Sep - 31 Oct

1 Nov - 15 Dec

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5 Star

11 Jan - 31 Mar

1 Apr - 30 Apr

1 May - 14 Jul

15 Jul - 31 Aug

1 Sep - 31 Oct

1 Nov - 15 Dec

 

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-

$3,307

$3,250

$3,193

$3,284

$3,136

$3,250

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-

$5,118

$4,650

$4,484

$5,066

$4,515

$4,588

Travel Dates:
Specific travel dates apply

*per person share twin

6 nights from

$3,136*

Includes

  • Tailor-made journey with English-speaking local driver / guide
  • 6 nights' accommodation in the hotel category of your choice
  • Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • 6 breakfasts and 1 lunch

 

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