Trip to Sri Lanka

Overview
Duration
Duration
13 Days / 12 Nights
Duration
Countries
1 Country
Type
Type
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday

This trip to Sri Lanka offers guests the opportunity to indulge in the culture of Sri Lanka. Visit the cities of Sigiriya, Kandy, Ella, Tangalle, Yala National Park, Pinnawala village and more, discovering the culture of each city and place. Explore the country landmarks such as The old Dutch Fort, The Dutch Canal, Elephant Orphanage, Sri Dalada Maligawa and more. 


 

Included
  • Experience Bullock cart ride and get opportunity to see an organic plantation at work, Horathapola Estate
  • Walking tour with locals, bird watching & organic coconut oil manufacturing plant, Horathapola Estate
  • Visit UNESCO world heritage site Sigiriya Lion Rock palace on top of the rock with the colourful frescoes
  • Visit Buddha’s ‘tree of enlightenment’ to Anuradhapura (this ancient city ) in the 3rd century BC
  • Polonnaruwa, this rich archaeological treasure trove contains countless fascinating ruins
  • Visit Mulkirigala Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist Rock temple in Mulkirigala
  • Visit Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy
  • 1 Night accommodation in Horathapola Estate hotel Colombo rural on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Sigiriya on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Kandy on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Ella on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Yalla on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Tangalle on bed and Breakfast basis
  • Accommodation at listed hotels in Twin / Double sharing basis
  • Take a bicycle ride around the village, Horathapola Estate
  • Enjoy safari excursion to Minneriya National Park
  • Enjoy Kandyan Dance Performance in Kandy
  • Cost of English Speaking Chauffeur Guide
  • Transportation by Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Enjoy Turtle watching at Rekawa Beach
  • Enjoy jeep safari at Yala National Park
  • Monument entrance fee and permits
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Yoga session at hotel, Ella
  • Currently applicable taxes
Excluded
  • Entrance fees not mention above
  • Video or Camera permits at sites
  • Rides by train and sea plane if not specified
  • Cost of beverage throughout the tour
  • Any Optional Tours
  • Personal Expenses 
  • Airfare
Itinerary

Day 1: Sri Lanka Arrival

Upon arrival at Colombo International airport, you will be met by our representative and escorted to your hotel in Negombo, where you will be assisted with Check-in. Later in evening enjoy a guided walking tour with one of hotel staff through the nearby village. Bullock cart to enjoy a tour around to explore the extent of Horathapola’s plantations. (A Bullock Cart is a carriage drawn by a bull).

Then take a bicycle ride around the village in the vicinity of our property.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 2: Sigiriya Tour

After breakfast, check out from hotel and enjoy Canal Sailing: The old Dutch Fort and the Dutch Canal would have to be Negombo's two main attractions. Later, visit Angurukaamulla Temple. Later drive towards Habarana. On arrival check in and rest of the day is free for leisure.

Overnight stat at hotel.

Day 3: Rest of Sigiriya

After breakfast, enjoy visit of: Elephant Orphanage and the medieval capital of Polonnaruwa. Afterwards, explore the sacred city of Anuradhapura, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is believed to have sprouted from a cutting of the Buddha’s tree of enlightenment brought here in the third century BC by Sanghamitta.

Optional activity:

Learn the art of Sri Lankan rice and curry cooking.

Sigiriya Fort by hot air ballooning: Enjoy floating at heights of 500 to 2000 feet on average.

Sunset at Pidurangula: enjoy a breathtaking views of Sigiriya from its wide summit. It's a 20-minute hike up to the top, past several small temples, a 12.5m reclining Buddha and a final tricky scramble over boulders

Day 4: Kandy Arrival

Early morning, enjoy safari excursion to Minneriya National Park. Later drive towards Kandy. Upon arrival, check in at hotel and rest of the day is free for leisure. In evening, enjoy Kandyan Dance Performance.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 5: Proceeding Kandy

After breakfast, enjoy visit of Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Then visit of 18 Centaury Botanical Garden and Commonwealth War Cemetery.

Optional activity:

Prayer Ceremony: Evening participate prayer ceremony in compound of Kandy temple with Buddhist priest.

Kelaniya Ganga White-water Rafting: From Kandy it is around two hours to drive towards Kitigala for a white-water rafting tour on the Kelaniya Ganga.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 6: Ella Tour

After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive towards Ella.

Optional:

Kandy to Nuwara Eliya by train, Sri Lanka: Enjoy the rail route to Nuwara Eliya, looking out for Adam's Peak in the distance on the left. After about four and a half hours, arrive at Nanu Oya station and from here there is a 15 minute drive to Nuwara Eliya.

Day free at liesure: On arrival check in at hotel and afternoon free for leisure and you can enjoy swimming in spectacular hilltop infinity pool.

Golf: The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club is one of the oldest Golf Clubs in Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 7: Rest of Ella

Morning enjoy a yoga session at hotel.

Optional activity:

Guide nature walk: Learn about the secrets of the forest, the rich eco-system and finish with a well deserved swim in our own waterfall.

Cooking class: Hotels chefs are always delighted to pass on their knowledge of Sri Lankan cuisine through our cooking demonstrations and classes.

Hiking to Adams Peak: Adam’s Peak is a 2,243m (7,359 ft) mountain in the central highland region of Sri Lanka. Typically, the climb is started in the middle of the night; you can reach the peak for a breathtaking sunrise.

Ovenright stay at hotel.

Day 8: Yala National Park Tour

After breakfast, drive towards Yala. On arrival check in at Chena Huts. Rest of the day is free for leisure.

Optional activity:

Enjoy Spa at hotel: Despite being tucked away in the wilderness, Chena Huts hosts one of the most luxurious spas in Sri Lanka, with a variety of indulgent treatments.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 9: Proceeding Yala National Park

Morning enjoy jeep safari at Yala National Park. Afternoon return back to hotel and day is free for leisure.

Optional activity:

Dinning under the stars: Enjoy dinner at the Basses restaurant which is decorated to an appropriately nautical theme and features urbane fine dining in a spectacularly out-of-the-way location.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10: Welcome Tangalle

After breakfast, check out and drive towards Tangalle. On arrival check in at hotel. Spend day free at leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 11: Tangalle Tour

Spend the day at leisure.

After breakfast, places to visit:

Mulgirigala Rock Temple: this temple is set on an isolated butte rising 210 Metres from the forest floor.

Tea Plantation visit: Learn about the island’s history of tea growing from Amanwella’s own experts over an afternoon cup, or visit the plantations with a guide.

Visits to traditional villages or artisans’ studios offer other insights into Sri Lankan culture within easy reach of Amanwella.

Spa and Wellness Experiences: You can enjoy massages and body treatments, using all natural products,.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 12: Proceeding Tangalle

After breakfast, enjoy the day at leisure and later you can enjoy the visit: Turtle watching, Village visit and Snorkeling

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 13: Final Departure

After breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to Colombo airport to connect flight for onwards journey.

Prices & Accommodation
Prices
April - September
Per Person in triple room
$ 3300
Per Person in double room
$ 3320
One Person travelling alone
$ 5550
October - March
Per Person in triple room
$ 4000
Per Person in double room
$ 4110
One Person travelling alone
$ 6980
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