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5-Day Budget Sri Lanka Tour From Colombo
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Photography, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    5 Days

  • Activity Level

    Medium

  • Language

    English

Description

Explore the World Heritage-listed Central Highlands of Sri Lanka on this 5-day tour. Go to the Horton Plains National Park, stay overnight at Colombo, Nuwara Eliya and Kandy. Visit a tea plantation and the UNESCO-listed Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. 

Highlights
  • Visit the famous landmarks of Colombo
  • Admire the beautiful Devon Falls and St Clair’s Falls
  • Explore the Horton Plains National Park 
  • Marvel at the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy
  • Day 1: Arrival in Colombo expand_more
    • Pick up at the Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport by your guide and transfer to your hotel in Colombo.
    • Visit the famous landmarks in Colombo include Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, Beira Lake, Colombo Racecourse, Planetarium, University of Colombo, Mount Lavinia beach, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Colombo Lotus Tower (under construction) as well as the National Museum.
  • Day 2: Nuwara Eliya expand_more
    • Drive to Nuwara Eliya (approx. 5 hours drive). 
    • En-route visit beautiful waterfalls like the Devon Falls and St Clair’s Falls.
    • Stop at Nuwara Eliya for a city tour.

    Overnight stay will be at hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

  • Day 3: Horton Plains expand_more
    • Drive to Horton Plains National Park and enjoy exploring this park.
    • Stop by the Pedro Tea Factory.

    Return to the hotel where you will spend the night.

  • Day 4: Kandy expand_more
    • Drive to Kandy (approx. 3 hours drive).
    • Visit the famous Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Enjoy a city tour of Kandy, including strolling through upper lake drive, market square, gem lapidary and more.

    Overnight stay in Kandy.

  • Day 5: Colombo Airport (Departure) expand_more
    • Drive from Kandy back to Colombo.
    • Go straight to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport to catch your flight.
What's Included
  • English-speaking Sri Lankan driver/guide
  • Bottled water
  • Free Wi-Fi during the whole tour
  • Transport in private A/C vehicle (Van & Car)
  • Local insurance for the vehicle
  • Passenger Insurance cover 
  • Sri Lanka Tourism board registered license
What's Excluded
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal Expenses
  • National Park fees
  • Local taxes and All taxes
Know before you go
  • Nuwara Eliya Tour: Nuwara Eliya (City of Lights) is a resort city in the Central Mountain range of Sri Lanka. It is at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) and is considered the most important location for tea production in Sri Lanka. The city is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is known for its temperate, cool climate — the coolest area in Sri Lanka. Devon Falls, known as the ‘Veil of the Valley’, is situated 6 km (3.7 mi) west of Talawakele, on the A7 highway. The falls is named after a pioneer English coffee planter called Devon, whose plantation was situated nearby the falls. The waterfall is 97 m (318 ft) high and is the 19th highest in the country. The falls are formed by Kothmale Oya, a tributary of the Mahaweli River. The altitude of Devon falls 1,140 m (3,740 ft) above sea level. St. Clair’s Falls is one of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka and is commonly known as the “Little Niagara of Sri Lanka”. It is one of six waterfalls affected by the Upper Kotmale Hydropower Project. Surrounded by hills and tea plantations, the town of Nuwara Eliya is blessed with spring-like weather throughout the year. A favourite retreat of the British during colonial times, the town is dotted with English country style houses and half-timbered bungalows.
  • Horton Plains National Park Tour: Start your day early at Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage, and take a guided walk along the nature trails to a viewpoint known as World’s End (approx. 1 hour & 30 minutes drive). Visit a tea plantation and tea factory where the best tea in the world is produced. Today more than 200,000 hectares in highlands and other areas are under Tea, and around 300 million Kilograms, with 25% of world tea exports are done by Sri Lanka as the World’s largest tea exporter.
  • Kandy Tour: Kandy is a major city located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It was the last capital of the ancient king's era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.
Meeting Point

Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), Canada Friendship Rd, Katunayake, Sri Lanka

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Adult
1 To 1 USD 1680 Per Person
2 To 2 USD 900 Per Person
3 To 3 USD 575 Per Person
4 To 4 USD 625 Per Person
5 To 5 USD 600 Per Person
6 To 6 USD 700 Per Person
7 To 7 USD 700 Per Person
8 To 8 USD 720 Per Person
Child
1 To 1 USD 500 Per Person
2 To 2 USD 500 Per Person
3 To 3 USD 750 Per Person

This is a group tour

Private Tour Price USD 1700
Maximum no. of people 20
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USD 1680 / person

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