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14-Day Trip To Highlights Of Sri Lanka From Negombo
  • Tour Category

    Group & Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Safari, Sun and Sand, Architecture

  • Duration

    14 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language



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 Tooth Relic Temple, Royal Botanical Gardens, Dambulla Cave Temple, Ravana Waterfalls, and Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque and also enjoy a tea train ride from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya.

  • Have a refreshing time at Bentota Beach and Mirissa Beach
  • Offer your prayers at the Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque 
  • Visit the sacred Dambulla Cave Temple and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
  • Admire the beauty of nature at Kandy lake and Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Enjoy a majestic tea train ride through the beautiful waterfalls and grasslands
  • Discover the architectural remains of Galle Dutch Fort, a UNESCO site
  • Day 1- Arrival in Negombo expand_more
    • Arrive and meet your tour representatives at the airport.

    • Feel free to explore the city of Negombo.

    Stay overnight in Negombo.

  • Day 2- Negombo expand_more
    • Begin the day with a boat ride in the Dutch canal.

    • Mingle with the locals at the fish market and learn about various types of fish.  

    • Visit the seaside, and watch fishers haul their catch ashore. 

    • Check out the beautiful Portuguese and Dutch architecture.

  • Day 3- Negombo - Sigiriya expand_more
    • Travel through the countryside to Sigiriya in Dambulla, the central province of Sri Lanka.

    • Visit the World Heritage Site of the Golden Cave Temple of Dambulla. 

    • Catch a beautiful sunset over Kandalama Lake.

  • Day 4- Sigiriya expand_more
    • Begin the day with a guided tour of the rock fortress of Sigiriya — a World Heritage Site.

    • Meet the locals and share a meal with them. 

    • Enjoy a walking tour of a local village to learn about their way of life.

    • Opt for a tour of Polonnaruwa (at an extra cost), the ancient capital of Sri Lanka, where you can cycle through the ruins.

  • Day 5- Sigiriya - Kandy expand_more
    • Drive through the Knuckles Mountain Range.
    • Visit a spice plantation en route to Kandy. Students of Ayurveda will explain the different uses of each herb. 
    • Enjoy a guided visit to the famous Temple of the Tooth Relic.
  • Day 6- Kandy expand_more
    • Enjoy sightseeing in Kandy with a free day to explore.
    • Optional activities:
      • Visit the Botanical Gardens or an Ayurvedic hospital. Take in a cultural performance in the evening. Take a walk in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya, exploring the 300 varieties of orchids in Sri Lanka. Visit an Ayurvedic hospital to learn about Ayurvedic oil massage treatments.
  • Day 7- Kandy - Nuwara Eliya expand_more
    • Travel to Nuwara Eliya by train. 

    • Explore a traditional tea plantation in the central highlands. Gain insight into the process of growing tea and its effect on the Ceylon region. 

    • Explore the nature trails, play golf or enjoy horseback riding. 

    Stay overnight. 

  • Day 8- Nuwara Eliya expand_more
    • Spend a free day hiking in the Horton Plains Nature Reserve or strolling through the local markets.

    • Use some free time to explore the area.

    • Wander around Victoria Lake and sink in the views.

  • Day 9- Nuwara Eliya - Udawalawe expand_more
    • Drive down from the hill district towards beach country to Udawalawe Reserve. Elephants are in abundance here and come strolling alongside the roads. Make several stops to observe these mighty creatures before arriving for the evening. 

    • Enjoy a delicious and informative cooking demonstration. 

    Stay overnight in a comfortable tented camp.

  • Day 10- Udawalawe - Ahungalla expand_more
    • Enjoy a morning nature trail near the Udawalawe Reserve. Roam through the wilderness and see a wide variety of birds and wildlife. Meet some local farmers in the fields, and learn more about their rural way of life. 
    • Drive to your beautiful hotel in Ahungalla. 
    • Optional Activities:
      • Yala (Ruhuna) National Park: Yala National Park, with an area of 1259 sq km, is the biggest national park in Sri Lanka. The park is located 309 km south of Colombo on the island's southeast. The national park is divided into Yala West (Ruhuna) and Yala East. Yala West, or Ruhuna National Park, is one of the best parks in the world to observe and photograph leopards. There are about 35 leopards in the park, which probably is the highest density anywhere in the world. Other animals that can be seen in the park are elephants, sloth bears, spotted deer, barking deer, mouse deer, toque monkeys, mongoose and crocodiles. Yala East contains a large variety of water birds.
  • Day 11- Ahungalla - Galle - Ahungalle expand_more
    • Visit the famous Galle Fort in this charming colonial city. A 16th-century fort, first built by the Portuguese and later occupied by the Dutch. Even after being battered by Mother Nature, the ramparts are still standing, including the 2004 tsunami. 

    • Return to Ahungalla for the night.

  • Day 12- Ahungalla expand_more
    • Relax by the pool in Ahungalla or head to the beaches of Hikkaduwa or Bentota.
    • Optional Activities: 
      • Turtle Farm - was created to protect this endangered species. The eggs are collected and immediately buried in a sandy compound that offers protection from birds, crabs and humans, thanks to some netting. There are 8 varieties of turtle in the world, five of which can be found here: parrot, green, loggerhead, crocodile and leatherback. All turtles lay 105 eggs six times a year, and the incubation period lasts 48 days. The turtles are kept for a 3-day period to let their navel close and prevent them from being eaten by fish and crabs.
      • Madu River – The Maduganga River is a shallow water body in southwest Sri Lanka, which enters the sea at Balapitiya; the Buddhist Kothduwa temple is situated on an isolated island in the lake together with the smaller Randomber Lake. It is connected by two narrow channels and forms the Madu Ganga wetland. It has high ecological, biological and aesthetic significance being home to 303 species of plants belonging to 95 families and 248 vertebrate animals. It might be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka. 
  • Day 13- Ahungalla - Colombo expand_more
    • Travel to the capital, Colombo.

    • Enjoy an orientation walk around the fort area. 

    • Visit the Pettah Bazaar. The area is home to Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque, one of Colombo's oldest and most visited mosques. It also hosts Kayman's Gate, Colombo Town Hall, and the Khan Clock Tower.

  • Day 14- Departure expand_more
    • Have breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return flight.

What's Included
  • Professional Sri Lankan guide
  • All transfers during the tour (including pick-up and drop-off at the airport)
  • Accommodation during the tour (3-star)
  • Breakfast and dinner during the tour
  • Train ticket to Nuwara Eliya
  • All activities and excursions mentioned (except the optional activities)
  • Local taxes and service charges
What's Excluded
  • Cost of all the activities mentioned as 'optional'

  • Meals other than those mentioned in inclusions (Lunch)

  • Snacks and beverages

  • Tips

  • Personal expenses

  • Anything not included in the tour

Meeting Point

Negombo, Sri Lanka

Cancellation Policy

No refund in case of any cancellation.


Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 20)

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