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7-Day Adventurous Expedition To Sri Lanka From Colombo
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Adventure Sports, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    7 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Sign up for this exciting vacation to the highlights of Sri Lanka, where you will be taken to ancient city ruins, national parks, mountains, Buddhist and Hindu temples, and coastal beaches. Explore the major tourist attractions like Dambulla Cave Temple, Tooth Relic Temple, Ravana Falls, Botanical Gardens and Galle Dutch Fort. Also, enjoy adventure activities like mountain biking, trekking and ziplining.

Highlights
  • Pay relaxing visits to Bentota Beach
  • Visit the sacred Dambulla Cave Temple and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
  • Admire the beauty of nature at Kandy lake and Botanical Gardens
  • Enjoy majestic drives through the beautiful waterfalls and tea plantations
  • See the alluring Ravana Falls
  • Go to the Yala National Park and Minneriya National Park
  • Discover the architectural remains of Galle Dutch Fort, a UNESCO site
  • Enjoy mountain trekking in Ritigala
  • Engage in a fun-filled ziplining experience in Ella
  • Raft in the waters of Kithulgala and do fun water-sport activities in Hikkaduwa
  • Day 1- Colombo - Sigiriya expand_more
    • Meet your tour representative at the airport and proceed to Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that dates back to the 5th century.
    • Climb the world-famous citadel of the ancient era named the “Lion’s Rock” and famously known as Sigiriya. This rock fortress is of significant archaeological importance and is known as the most visited tourist destination on the island.
    • Afterwards, enjoy the Hiriwaduna village tour, which will enable the guests to feel the pulse of real villagers and their lifestyle wrapped with nature. 
    • Enjoy bullock cart rides, and boat rides to an artificial reservoir. Understand traditional cooking tips to tantalize your taste buds with authentic Sri Lankan lunch served on lotus leaves. 
    • Spot birds, butterflies and many other natural habitats in this tranquil environment.
    • Spend the evening at leisure.

    Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Sigiriya.

  • Day 2- Sigiriya - Ritigala - Dambulla - Sigiriya expand_more
    • After breakfast, go on a trek to Ritigala. Ritigala nature reserve is of archaeological, historical, cultural and ecological value and uniqueness. This is also popular for unbelievable climate patterns. Ritigala is well known for its monasteries of forest monks and also stands as an Ayurvedic hospital as it's blessed in abundance with medicinal plants and herbs of great value. If interested, you can indulge in an Ayurvedic spa treatment with medicinal herbs and plants that will soothe your mind, soul and body as a wellness treatment.  
    • After that, visit the Dambulla cave temple, also known as the Golden Temple, the largest and most preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. It's covered under an enormous overhanging rock, which adds colour with its paintings around.
    • Then, head to the famous Kandalama tank and Kalu Diya Pokuna. Kalu Diya Pokuna dates back to the period 853-857A.D. and will take you through paddy fields and cultivation lands where you can witness colourful peacocks on and off the journey.
    • Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Sigiriya.

  • Day 3- Sigiriya - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Ella expand_more
    • After breakfast, leave for Ella via Kandy and Nuwara Eliya.
    • Upon reaching Kandy, visit the Temple of The Sacred Tooth Relic. Kandy is the second-largest city after Colombo, which also has a significant value as the Temple of The Sacred Tooth Relic lies right in the middle of the town. Apart from having the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kandy has many other attractions like colonial architecture, glorious Kandy lake forming a beautiful backdrop to the sacred temple, bustling streets, green mountains and many more to name. Kandy is also known as Sri Lanka’s last kingdom before it fell into the hands of British rule.
    • Afterwards, leave for Ella.
    • Enroute, witness breathtaking sites and views through mountains of tea plantation.
    • Reach Ella.

    Overnight stay at the hotel in Ella.

  • Day 4- Ella expand_more
    • Early morning, go on a trek to the Little Adams Peak in Ella. This peak is opposite Ella rock and is a famous tourist site with a panoramic view.  
    • Walk through paddy fields, waterfalls and lush green mountains of tea plantations and witness the sun-rise.  
    • Then, engage in some adventure activities at flying Ravana Zipline.
    • Later, visit Ravana Falls, which is one of Sri Lanka’s widest waterfalls. This sightseeing attraction that gushes down a rock face creates natural rock pools. Ravana falls known as the most photographed waterfalls in Sri Lanka.
    • Next, head to the famous nine arch bridge, also known as the bridge in the sky. 
    • Depending on the time, proceed to Diyaluma for a breathtaking view of the cascading falls.

    Overnight stay at the hotel in Ella.

  • Day 5- Ella - Udawalawe - Yala expand_more
    • After breakfast, leave for Yala via Udawalawe.
    • En route, take a halt at the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home, a rehabilitation center for orphaned elephant calves. There are about 50-60 elephant calves, and visitors can watch them being fed. This transit home's primary purpose is to re-integrate the orphaned calves with the wild herds once they reach five years old.  
    • Check-in at the hotel upon reaching Yala.

    Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Yala.

  • Day 6- Yala National Park expand_more
    • Early morning, leave for a safari jeep tour to the Yala National Park. This national park borders the Indian ocean and adds beauty to its nature and wildlife. Yala national park has a variety of ecosystems.
    • Meet sloth bears, leopards, elephants, water buffalos, wild boars, sambars, golden jackals and other wild animals along with flora and fauna. Yala is also for the highest density of Leopards in the world.
    • Spend the rest of the day at leisure in the hotel.

    Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Yala.

  • Day 7- Yala - Colombo expand_more
    • After breakfast, leave for Colombo.
    • En route, witness famous stilt- fishing in Weligama.
    • Afterwards, visit the Galle Dutch Fort. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Dutch Fort runs back to the date 1588, which was first built by the Portuguese—and extensively fortified by the Dutch. However, this became a famous port for trading with countries like Arabia, China and Greece. This has many colonial type buildings and architecture to date. Marine museum, lighthouse, the Dutch Reformed church, the Anglican church, the Dutch hospital are some of its significant attractions.
    • Lastly, go to the Kosgoda turtle hatchery. ( optional)

    End of Tour.

What's Included
  • Welcome pack from U travel Global Tours
  • Twin/ Double sharing hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • Airport transfers both ways
  • 1 L mineral water bottle daily for each guest   
  • Transport in an airconditioned vehicle with English speaking licensed guide/ chauffeur throughout the tour
  • Guide/ chauffeur salary/ accommodation / parking and highway charges 
  • Entrance tickets to sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • All government taxes
What's Excluded
  • ETA Mandatory VISA on Arrival
  • International or domestic flights
  • Travel insurance
  • All entrance fees to sites
  • All Jeep safaris to visit National parks
  • All boat rides/bike rides / Water sports
  • Paid optional excursions
  • Expenses of any personal nature
  • Tips/gratuities and porter-age
  • Any other services not specified above
  • All PCR tests while on tour for travellers and before leaving Sri Lanka
  • Covid19 Insurance for travellers
What to bring
  • COVID 19 Vaccination cards
  • Clothes and shoes suitable according to the season and destinations of travel
  • Modest clothes when visiting religious sites
  • Money for personal expenditure 
Know before you go
  • To have the confirmed tour reservation voucher
  • Receipt of payment
Meeting Point

Katunayake International Airport

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Adult
1 To 4 USD 999 Per Person
Child
1 To 3 USD 499.5 Per Person

This is a private tour

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