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7-Day Sightseeing Tour Of Sri Lanka
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Sun and Sand, Adventure Sports, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    7 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Go on this classic sightseeing tour that covers major cities and tourist attractions of Sri Lanka and lets you closely witness the local life and culture. Explore the Pearl Of the Indian Ocean on this 7-day tour. Discover numerous Sri Lankan highlights such as Sigiriya Fortress, the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala, the Hindu and Buddhist Temples and much more. 

Highlights
  • Visit Gem Lapidary and enjoy the arts and crafts workshop 

  • Stroll through the Royal Botanical Garden

  • Drive through scenic mountains to Nuwara Eliya - famously known as “Little England”

  • Explore a Spice Garden at Matale and learn about spices and their use in Sri Lankan cuisines

  • Day 1: Arrive in Colombo expand_more
    • On arrival at the International Airport in Colombo, our staff will meet and greet you. 

    • Proceed to Negombo for a city tour, visiting:

      • Dutch Fortress

      • Fish Market

      • Buddhist Temple

      • Catholic Church

      • Hindu Temple

      • Stroll in the market and bazaar area. 

    Optional: Boat safari on the Dutch canal

    Accommodation in Golden Star Beach Hotel 

  • Day 2: Pinnawala - Sigiriya expand_more
    • Visit the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala

    • Leave for Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site.

    Optional: Ride on an elephant or a Village tour.

    Accommodation at Fresco Water Villa in Sigiriya.

  • Day 3: Polonnaruwa expand_more
    • Leave for Polonnaruwa, the medieval capital of Sri Lanka, also declared a UNESCO world heritage site.

    • Visit Dambulla rock cave temple, a UNESCO world heritage site and the most impressive of Sri Lanka's cave temples. 

    • Proceed towards Kandy - on the way, visit a Spice Garden at Matale and learn about spices and their use in Sri Lankan cuisines. 

    Overnight stay at the Swiss Hotel in Kandy. 

  • Day 4: Pay Obeisance to Tooth Relic Temple expand_more
    • Visit the temple of the Tooth Relic.

    • Experience an Arts and crafts workshop.

    • Oriental marketplace and bazaar, travelling by “Tuk Tuk”.

    • Proceed to the Royal Botanical Garden.

    • Visit Gem Lapidary.

    • Enjoy a cultural show.

    Overnight stay at the Swiss Hotel.

  • Day 5: Nuwara Eliya expand_more
    • Drive through scenic mountains to Nuwara Eliya - famously known as “Little England”.

    • Visit tea factory & tea plantation - taste Ceylon tea. 

    Overnight at Golf Club in Nuwara Elya.

  • Day 6: Bentota expand_more
    • Post breakfast, leave for Bentota

    • Visit Kithulgala for white water rafting - AIDA Bentota.

  • Day 7: Departure expand_more

    Spend your day at the beach and try water sports (optional).

    • Depart to your country or begin another tour.
What's Included

• Accommodation at mentioned hotels or similar

• Meals on Bed/Breakfast basis

• Transport by luxury car with air-conditioning with insurance

• English-speaking Sri Lankan tour guide

• Accommodations & Meals for Guide/Driver

• Assistance at the airport

What's Excluded
  • Air Tickets

  • Entrance fees

  • Video and Camera permits at sights

  • Meals Outside of the stated meal plan

  • Use of vehicle other than the specified itinerary

  • Expenses of personal nature

  • Any other services not specified above

  • Early check-in & late check-out at the hotels (Check in & Check out time 12.00 to 12.00 Noon)

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Zoe

    I first contacted Amith and found out that the best way to experience this beautiful country is with a local guide.After reading through many reviews by others, I felt acquainted already and decided to give it a shot. Amith very quickly helped to plan out a full 9 day itinerary after hearing that my friends and i prefer "nature, adventures and animals". The itineray was splendidly detailed and very thoughtful. To our plasent surprise, when we arrived, not a single minute was wasted on things we didnt like. Amith is passionate about Sri Lanka's culture and landscape, his people and also their way of living. He has an advanced and open mind, and has so much love for his country- despite it not being the most advanced country. Travelling with someone like him makes the trip extremely educational and engaging. We not only got to see the mesmerising country, but was also introduced to snippets of the historical happenings of Sri Lanka. In Amith, we found a true friend who cares, appreciates and value our presence in his country. I know that we will miss Sri Lanka upon our return home, and that is because Amith has done such an amazing role bringing the beauty of the country before our eyes, touching our hearts. We are lucky to experience Sri Lanka and to have fallen in love with the county. And Sri Lanka is lucky to have Amith. Thanks alot, Amith. Til we meet again. 

  • Joana Kruse

    I had the pleasure to travel with Amith for two weeks in Sri Lanka. I can not recommend him highly enough as a guide. I was in Sri Lanka for a business photo tour, shooting photos for travel magazines. So obviously Amith had to fulfill a different task than usual, instead of guiding me to the classical tourist spots he had to find the best point of views for photographers. And although not being a photographer - I can honestly say Amith did so well. He learned very quickly what I was after and to see things with the eye of a photographer. He was always good company and fun to travel with. Supportive, protective, a good organiser and simply a lovely person. Nothing was too much trouble for him and he became more an assistant than a typical tourist guide. He never complained about being up early for sunrise or climbing down a mountain in the darkness after sunset. Amith was flexible and spontaneous, changing plans according to weather and light conditions I felt safe and well looked after till the very last minute. 

    As a travel photographer I travel the world each month and I know many guides - and I can truly say, this was one of the best trips and Amith the best guide ever.

    Thank you Amith for showing me your country with the eyes of a photographer. Thank you for a trip of a life time.

  • Pamela Jane
    I have travelled a lot and known many guides but Amith has certainly been the best. His English and Italian are excellent. His driving is superb and safe. His information and love of his country endless. His enthusiasm for his job and concern for his clients comfort and enjoyment commendable. Lasy May a friend and I travelled round the beautiful country of Sri Lanka for two weeks. When we arrived we met a guide when we left we left a friuend.
  • Alessandro
    Ayubowan! This is the first word I learned from my guide Amith during the tour of this wonderful land. If you're looking for a serious driving, reliable and punctual, you have concluded your research. Amith will assist you from arrival to departure, satisfying your whims and changing according to the needs of the tour. Always attentive and with the ability to understand what interests us most. Amith Thank you so much!
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USD 650.00 / group

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