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11-day Tour Encompassing The Culture And Architecture Of Sri Lanka
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Religious, Architecture, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    11 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Explore the magnificent architecture of Sri Lanka through its beautifully carved Dambulla Cave Temple, Sigiriya fortress, the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and the spice garden at Matale. Feed the baby elephants at the orphanage, get a breathtaking view of the Kandy Lake and see some of the best tea fields and plantations in Sri Lanka. Also, observe the tea processing at one of the finest tea factories in the world.

Highlights
  • Marvel at the beautiful Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Visit the ancient Sigiriya Fortress
  • Pay homage at the Sacred Temple of Tooth Relic
  • Get to feed abandoned baby elephants at the orphanage
  • View the spectacular tea fields of the valley
  • Admire the beauty of the Kandy Lake
  • Day 1: Airport - Negombo expand_more
    • Meet your chauffeur/guide at the airport, followed by a transfer to the hotel in Negombo.

    Spend the day at leisure at the beach.

    Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 2: Negombo expand_more
    • After breakfast, spend the day at leisure on the beach.

    Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 3: Negombo - Pinnawala - Dambulla - Kandalama expand_more
    • After breakfast, visit an Elephant orphanage, established to feed, nurse, and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers.

    • Continue journey towards the rock cave temple of Dambulla. Some of the Frescoes in these caves are over 2000 years old.

    Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 4: Kandalama - Sigiriya - Kandalama expand_more
    • After breakfast, proceed to Sigiriya.

    • Climb the rock fortress, built in the 5th century by King Kashyapa.

    • Early Afternoon- wildlife 7 Elephant Back Safari.

    Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 5: Kandalama - Kandy expand_more
    • After early breakfast, proceed to Kandy.

    • En route, visit the Spice Garden at Matale.

    • Upon arrival at Kandy, check-in and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 6: Kandy expand_more
    • Go on a tour of Kandy, and its most famous landmark, the lake in the city's centre.

    • Explore the Kandy market, a grand bazaar full of sound and exciting trade.

    • Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha, and botanical garden.

    • Late in the evening, view the Kandyan cultural performance.

    Overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 7: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya (Morning train ride to Nanu Oya) (Reserved Seats Subject to Availability) expand_more
    • After breakfast, depart from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya by road and see how it gradually ascends.

    • After ascending 1,500 m, arrive at the tea estate and see tea plantations in white-coloured Tea factories.

    • Enjoy a nearby waterfall as well as views of rice fields and vegetable plantations.

    Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

  • Day 8: Nuwara Eliya expand_more
    • After breakfast, go on a leisure drive through the little town known for its well-maintained buildings and colonial architecture.

    • Observe tea plantation workers at the market hub going through their daily chores.

    • Visit the Hakgala botanical gardens, Seetha Amman Kovil Roman Catholic Church, or spend the day walking in the cool climate.

    • Get the opportunity to visit a Tea factory and taste one of the finest teas in the world.

    Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 9: Nuwara Eliya-Colombo expand_more
    • After breakfast, proceed to Colombo.

    • Check in to the hotel and spend the day at leisure.

    Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

  • Day 10: Colombo expand_more
    • Day at leisure. (Vehicle available on request for Shopping and other activities)

    Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 11: Colombo expand_more
    • After breakfast, transfer to Colombo International Airport.
What's Included
  • Assistance at the Colombo International Airport
  • Transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle

  • English-speaking Sri Lankan driver-guide

  • All fuel, insurance and license fees of the vehicle

  • Replacement of vehicle in case of breakdown or emergency

What's Excluded
  • Air ticket expenses from your country to Sri Lanka and return journey

  • Hotel room charges

  • Food and drinks

  • Entry tickets and safari charges

  • Extra items consumed / facilities utilized in hotels

  • Tips to servicemen and drivers

  • Expenses of personal nature, such as liquor, cigarettes, etc

  • Camera and video recording charges are payable at the sites

Know before you go
  • This tour can be customized.

  • Rate is subject to change depending on the days and distances.

  • We can book hotels, or clients can book hotels online from their side.

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
The group size and price
1 To 4USD 450 Per Group

This is a group tour

Tour Reviews
  • Daria

    The company is very proactive. They were the only one who were reacting on our questions within an hour. Very fair price.

    We are happy with the service provided.

    The guides are professional drivers, the cars are comfortable.  Good English speakers.

    Only point was that our first driver Prasad didn’t offer the local guides for Dambulla and Sigiriya places, only in Pollunaruwa when we asked smd to go with us to the historic place  (usually we were driver to the place and he was waiting for us in the car) - he called the local guide. And that was perfect, as this time we were accompanied with so interesting information while walking in the place, which made sideseeing much more entertaining.

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USD 450 / group

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