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12-Day Sri Lankan Temples & Beaches Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Adventure Sports, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    12 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, French, Russian, Tamil, Thai

Description

Unwind on Sri Lankan beaches in the bright sun and smooth sand. Check out the waves at Arugam Bay, located on the southeast coast. You will also be stopping by the Temple of the Tooth Relic, Cave Temple, rock fortress, colonial buildings and more in this 12-day tour!

Highlights
  • Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha
  • Enjoy some watersports at Arugam Bay
  • Discover the Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Day 1: Airport to Negombo expand_more
    • On arrival, be welcomed by our tour representative and transfer to Negombo. 
    • On your way to Negombo, observe the lifestyle of the Sri Lankan people. It might be a small distance, but you will learn a lot from it.
    • Once you reach the hotel, go to the beach and enjoy some fresh air. 
    • Relax the whole day.

    Overnight stay at Negombo.

  • Day 2: Negombo expand_more
    • After a delicious breakfast, enjoy yourself in Negombo. Fine sandy beaches of Negombo has been mostly unexplored but less crowded as most tourists use the town for the first or the last night of their stay in Sri Lanka. Fine beach stretches are maintained well by the hotels while some are always busy with fisherman and their equipment. Equipment for water sports such as diving, windsurfing is available at most hotels and private vendors. 

    Overnight stay at Negombo.

  • Day 3: Negombo to Kandy expand_more
    • In the morning, enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel.
    • Go to Kandy, the previous capital of the Sri Lankan Kings, and is a World Heritage Site.
    • Visit the Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts centre, a gem museum, and a lapidary.
    • Visit the Temple of Tooth Relic in Kandy.
    • Thereafter witness a cultural show. 

    Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.

  • Day 4: Kandy to Dambulla to Sigiriya expand_more
    • In the morning, after enjoying a yummy breakfast at the hotel in Kandy, proceed to Dambulla.
    • Explore the Dambulla Rock Temple, which dates back to the 1st-century BC.
    • Explore the Rose Quartz Mountain.

    Overnight stay at Dambulla.

  • Day 5: Dambulla to Sigiriya expand_more
    • Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel.
    • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a World Heritage Site constructed by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD) in the 5th century.
    • Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a protected pocket of the rock approached by a curved stairway.

    Overnight stay at Dambulla/Sigiriya.

  • Day 6: Dambulla/Sigiriya to Arugam Bay expand_more
    • Eat breakfast at the hotel.
    • After your breakfast, go to Arugam Bay, situated on the Indian Ocean in the dry zone of Sri Lanka's South-East coast. It is a popular surfing and tourist destination.

    Overnight stay at Arugam Bay.

  • Day 7: Arugam Bay expand_more
    • Eat your breakfast at the hotel.
    • Start early and enjoy the daily activities in Arugam Bay and Pottuvil. Around 4 o'clock, the first fishing boats go out to sea. It is possible to arrange trips with them.

    Overnight stay at Arugam Bay.

  • Day 8: Arugam Bay expand_more
    • Have breakfast at the hotel in Arugam Bay.
    • Enjoy water sports and BBQ night.

    Overnight stay at Arugam Bay.

  • Day 9: Arugam Bay to Trincomalee expand_more
    • Get a delicious breakfast in the hotel at Arugam Bay.
    • Begin travelling from Arugam Bay to Trincomalee, which lies on the east coast and is popular for its exclusively mesmerizing deserted beaches. The place also houses divinely holy Koneswaram Temple devoted to Lord Shiva and captivating Swamy Rock famously called lover's leap.
    • On reaching, the rest of the day will be free at leisure. 

    Overnight stay at Trincomalee.

  • Day 10: Trincomalee to Colombo expand_more
    • Have your delicious breakfast at the hotel in Trincomalee.
    • Transfer to Colombo.
    • Make a city tour of Colombo. Colombo, like many capital cities in developing countries, as fast as changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood.

    Overnight stay at Colombo.

  • Day 11: Colombo expand_more
    • After delicious breakfast at the hotel, visit other places of interest in Colombo.
    • Stroll through The Pettah bazaar, where one can shop for a bargain, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the rich, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) - an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People's Republic of China. 

    Overnight stay at Colombo.

  • Day 12: Final departure expand_more
    • Consume breakfast at the hotel in Colombo. 
    • Transfer from Colombo to the airport to board the flight for your onward journey.
What's Included
  • Accommodation in a standard room in a 3* Hotel twin sharing basis
  • Meals as per program - BB
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car or van as per program
  • Service of English-speaking Sri Lankan tour guide
  • 01 ltr bottle of mineral water per person per day
What's Excluded
  • Temple of the Tooth Relic Kandy USD 10
  • National Museum Kandy USD 12
  • Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya USD 13
  • Ancient City of Sigiriya USD 30
  • Dambulla cave temples USD 15
  • Horton Plains USD 20
  • Kandy Dance Show (dance show in Kandy) USD 05
  • Dehiwala zoo USD 20
  • Hot Air Ballooning (Ballooning) USD 300
  • Boat Ride (Bentota) (Safari on the boat) USD 20
  • White Water Rafting (Rafting Kelaniya) USD 35
  • Diving in Hikkaduwa (dive instructor in Hikkaduwa) USD 65
  • Sea Fishing in Negombo (sea fishing with a professional) USD 50
  • Lunch and dinner throughout trip 
  • Video and Camera permits
  • Entrance fees for places of interest
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • The seasonable supplement is not included
  • Any other services not specified in the "What's Included" section
Know before you go
  • Note:
    • Hotel room depends on the availability of travels time.
    • Price calculated by currency exchange issued by Sri Lanka central bank and it will be changed due to government rules and regulations.
    • The cost for entrance places will be changed due to government rules.
    • Includes and excludes depend on customers request.
    • Perahera, Cricket, Season and Peak supplement are not included.
  • Child Policy:
    • A child between 2- 12 years sharing with 2 adults with an extra bed will be charged at 70% on the per person sharing double rate.
    • Child between 2- 12 years without an extra bed will be charged at 50% on the per person sharing double rate.
    • Child below 2 years will be complimentary
    • Peak season supplements are not applicable.
  • Details of Cancellation Charges: 
    • If booking cancelled before;
      • 15 days – 10 % of the tour cost.
      • 7 days – 50 % of the tour cost.
      • 5 days – 100 % of the tour cost.
Meeting Point

Negombo, Sri Lanka

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD 939.00 / person

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