Grand Tour of Sri Lanka

Colombo – Negombo – Wilpattu – Anuradhapura – Jaffna – Dambulla – Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – Ella - Yala – Galle – Colombo

Experience the glamour of Sri Lanka. Once you get there, you may surprisingly find that how diversified and intriguing the Sri Lanka tours can be: from timeless sites of Temple of Tooth & Sigiriya rock fortress, a taste of the pure Ceylon tea at idyllic tea factory, the world’s most scenic journey between Kandy and Nuwara Eliya, to the up-close interaction with oodles of elephants at Minneriya, discover the unspoiled beaches and temples of Jaffna, all are indispensible elements for an unforgettable Sri Lanka travel experience. Enjoy the alluring beaches, colonial-style ports, tasty food and welcoming people there.

Highlights:

  • Colombo City Tour
  • Dambulla Caves & Temples
  • Minneriya and Yala National Park Safari
  • Beach Stay
  • Jaffna Tour
  • Tea Tour

 

Itinerary

Day 01: Colombo – Negombo

On arrival in Colombo, transfer to your Hotel in Negombo.

Day 02: Negombo (B)

Morning explore the fishing village and the market. Afternoon is at leisure.

Day 03: Negombo – Wilpattu – Anuradhapura (B)

Morning drive to Anuradhapura, en-route visit wilpattu national park.

Day 04: Anuradhapura – Jaffna (B)

Morning explore the ruins of ancient Anuradhapura kingdom. Afternoon drive to Jaffna.

Day 05: Jaffna (B)

Full day city tour of Jaffna visiting Jaffna Fort, the Nallur Kovil Temple, Jaffna Library and Jaffna Museum. Also explore Keerimalai pond and Dambakola Patuna Port

Day 06: Jaffna (B)

Today board the short boat ride to Nagadeepa Island to visit the Nagadeepa temple. Later visit the point pedro and explore the village and beach area.

Day 07: Jaffna – Dambulla (B)

Morning travel to Dambulla and in the evening visit the Dambulla cave temple.

Day 08: Dambulla (B)

Today visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa to see the ruins of this ancient capital. Afternoon enjoy a jeep ride at Minneriya national park famous for elephants.

Day 09: Dambulla (B)

Morning visit the Sigiriya and climb the rock fortress. Afternoon is at leisure or option of cycling tour around the village.

Day 10: Dambulla – Kandy (B)

Travel to Kandy and en-route visit a spice garden. Afternoon enjoy a city tour of Kandy with cultural dance show.

Day 11: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya (B)

This morning, drive to Nuwara Eliya - The ,‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, ValleysWaterfalls and Tea Plantations.  All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence. Rest of the day is at leisure

Day 12: Nuwara Eliya (B)

Take a morning sightseeing tour of Nuwara Eliya. A trip to the highlands of Sri Lanka is never complete without witnessing the age-old traditional tea plucking and sipping a cup of “Ceylon Tea”. The areas around Nuwara Eliya also provide the main output of tea in Sri Lanka

Day 13: Nuwara Eliya – Ella - Yala (B)

Transfer to train station for a train to Ella.  Upon arrival, transfer to Hotel in Yala.  Rest of the day is at leisure

Day 14: Yala (B)

Enjoy morning and afternoon safaris in Yala National Park by a Jeep

Day 15: Yala – Galle (B)

This morning drive to Galle and afternoon visiting Galle Dutch Fort. This city has the most ancient and important harbour of the country, until the Colombo Harbour was established and identified as the ‘Tarshis’ of the Bible.

Day 16: Galle (B)

Full day is at leisure to enjoy the facilities of the Hotel.

Day 17: Galle – Colombo (B)

Drive to Colombo and enjoy visiting Cinnamon Gardens, the Fort and Sea Street, the goldsmith’s quarters in the Pettah area, the Bazaar area, Dutch Church of Wolfendhal and Independence Square.

Day 18: Colombo departure (B)

Transfer to airport

Please note: Prices quoted are valid from 01 October 2018 - 30 September 2019. Cost above is indicative, based on Low Season in NZ Dollars and subject to change due to fluctuation in exchange rates

The tour can be priced on 3 star or 5 star accommodation to suit your requirements.

Independent program can be modified or operated in reverse.

Excluded: International and domestic flights, Visa, insurance, airport taxes, meals not included above, beverages during meals included in program, gratuities and any expense of personal nature.

Travel Dates:
Specific travel dates apply

*per person share twin

18 days from

$5,218*

Includes

  • Accommodation for 17 nights in 4 star accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Transfers & sightseeing using air-conditioned private car & driver who will give insights into local customs and ensure flexibility to create your own unique experience
  • A local English speaking guide will escort you when you visit sights and attractions contributing historical knowledge with the personal touches only a local can provide
  • Entrance fees at monuments, current taxes, 24-hours local contact number for emergencies.
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