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10-Day Sri Lanka Beaches & Temples Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Sun and Sand, Culture, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    10 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, French, Russian, Tamil, Thai

Description

Capture the beauty of Sri Lankan beaches, white sands, and multi-hued skies; you can swim, fight with the waves, or relax on the beach. Also, explore tourist destinations such as cave temple, rock fortress, Heavenly Maidens, Temple of the Tooth Relic, and famous cities in this 10-day tour!

Highlights
  • Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha
  • Discover the Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Enjoy water sports at the Beruwala Beach
  • Day 1: Airport to Negombo (11 kms) 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. 
    • Explore the Dutch Fort.
    • Relax the whole day.

    Overnight stay at Negombo.

  • Day 2: Negombo expand_more
    • After a delicious breakfast, enjoy yourself in Negombo. The 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 Dambulla (130 kms) expand_more
    • In the morning, after enjoying a yummy breakfast at the hotel in Negombo, proceed to Dambulla - famous for Dambulla Rock Temple, which dates back to the 1st-century BC.
    • This temple was constructed by King Walagambahu and today stands as a renowned World Heritage Site. You are sure to be awestruck by these impressive cave temples of Sri Lanka. The temple's complex has five caves adorned with more than 2000 sq. m of painted walls and ceilings. Hence, the temple owns the reputation of being the largest area of paintings found around the world. This beautiful temple comprises over 150 Buddha images, of which the largest is the giant structure of the Buddha carved out of a rock.

    Overnight stay at Dambulla.

  • Day 4: 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. The 'Lion Rock' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the dense forest. The rock was the innermost behold of the 70-hectare town. A moat, rampart, and extensive gardens, including the renowned water gardens, ring the base of the rock.
    • 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. These frescoes are painted with earth pigments on plaster. 

    Overnight stay at Dambulla.

  • Day 5: Dambulla to Kandy (80 Kms) expand_more
    • In the morning, enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel in Dambulla.
    • Go to Kandy, the previous capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site. The name "Kandy" conjures a vision of splendour and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions, and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. The Kandy Lake was constructed by the last Sinhala king, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe, in 1798.
    • 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 6: Kandy to Beruwala (170 Kms) expand_more
    • After breakfast, transfer to the hotel in Beruwala. 
    • Explore the Beruwala Port, lighthouse and enjoy boating.

    Overnight stay at Beruwala.

  • Day 7: Beruwala expand_more
    • On this day, you can do many things to enjoy yourself. You can swim or fight with the waves in the sea all year round. You can unwind yourself sitting on the beach sand, gazing at the spectacular vistas of the sea blending with the multi-hued skies.
    • Enjoy water sports and BBQ night.

    Overnight stay at hotel in Beruwala.

  • Day 8: Beruwala expand_more
    • Eat breakfast at a hotel in Beruwala. 
    • Explore Beruwala City and go fishing.

    Overnight stay at Beruwala.

  • Day 9: Beruwala expand_more
    • Enjoy breakfast at a hotel in Beruwala. 
    • The whole day at leisure in Beruwala. 

    Overnight stay at Beruwala.

  • Day 10: Beruwala to Airport (110 Kms) expand_more
    • Have breakfast at the hotel in Beruwala. 
    • Transfer from Colombo to the airport to board the flight for your onward journey.
What's Included
  • Accommodation in a standard room on 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 the trip
  • Video and Camera permits
  • Entrance fees for places of interest
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Seasonable supplements are 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 is 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 835.00 / person

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