Tour Routes and Destinations

Truly experience the beauty of this exotic island, with the Sri Lankan tropical vacation itinerary planned by Transco Travels for 11 days and 10 nights, that takes you through the island making stops at some of the best attractions in Sri Lanka.

 

Price starting from $942*

Day 1

Airport / Negombo

Fishing Village

Dutch Canal Boat Ride

Day 2

Pinnawala / Sigiriya

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Maha Oya

Minneriya National Park

Day 3

Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa

Sigiriya Lion Rock fortress

Golden Rock Cave Temple

Day 4

Dambulla / Matale / Kandy

Spice Garden

Kandy City Tour

Day 5

Ramboda / Nuwara Eliya

Macwoods Tea Factory

Gregory Lake

Ramboda Falls

Golf Club & Strawberry Farms

Day6

Nuwara Eliya / Ella

Seetha Amman Temple

Hakgala Gardens

Ravana Falls

Day 7

Ella / Yala

Small Adam’s Peak

Ella Gap

Day 8

Yala / Galle / Bentota

Yala National Park

Stilt Fishing

Golden Beaches

Day 9

Beach Break / Bentota

Maduganga River/Water Sports

Day 10

Colombo

Galle Face Green

Dutch Hospital

Presidential Secretariat (Old Parliament Building)

Gangarama Temple

Town Hall

Nelum Pokuna

Independence Square

Independence Arcade

BMICH

New Parliament

Day 11 – Airport

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  • Beacon Beach              (01 Night)
  • Nice Place Bungalows (02 Nights)
  • Emerald Hills                 (01 Night)
  • Summer Hill Breeze      (01 Night)
  • Ella Mount Heaven       (01Night)
  • Lake Wind                      (01 Night)
  • Citrus Hikkaduwa          (02 Nights)
  • Concord Grand              (01 Night)

 

 

 

No. of pax Cost per pax Supplement Reduction when sharing Triple Supplement for Guide
for Single Rooms (for all pax)
02 pax US$ 830 USD 308 Per Person USD 77 Per Person Not Applicable
03-08 pax US$ 665
08-16 pax US$ 514
16 – 28 pax US$ 466
28 -40 pax US$ 452

 

GIT Rates
NO OF PAX 2 8 16 28 40 VALIDITY
PRICING PER PERSON(USD) 830 514 466 452 431 1st August – 30th October 2016
  • Goldi Sands (01 Night)
  • Amaya Lake (02 Nights)
  • Amaya Hills (01 Night)
  • Araliya Green Hills (01 Night)
  • 98 Acers (01 Night)
  • Lake Tissa (01 Night)
  • Bentota Beach by Cinnamon (02 Nights)
  • Cinnamon Red (01 Night)

 

 

No. of pax Cost per pax Supplement Reduction when sharing Triple Supplement for Guide
for Single Rooms (for all pax)
02 pax US$ 1111 USD 561 Per Person USD 124 Per Person Not Applicable
03-08 pax US$ 946
08-16 pax US$ 795
16 – 28 pax US$ 747
28 -40 pax US$ 733
GIT Rates
NO OF PAX 2 8 16 28 40 VALIDITY
PRICING PER PERSON(USD) 1111 795 747 733 712 1st August – 30th October 2016
  • Jetwing Lagoon (01 Night)
  • Cinnamon Lodge (02 Nights)
  • Cinnamon Citadle (01 Night)
  • Heritance Tea Factory (01 Night)
  • The Secret Ella (01 Night)
  • Cinnamon Wild (01 Night)
  • Cinnamon Bey (02 Nights)

 

Cinnamon Grand ( 01 Night) No. of pax Cost per pax For Reduction when sharing Triple Guide Supplementary
Single Rooms (for all pax)
02 pax US$ 1306 USD 565 Per Person USD 110 Per Person Not Applicable
03-08 pax US$ 1141
08-16 pax US$ 990
16 – 28 pax US$ 942
28 -40 pax US$ 928

 

GIT Rates
NO OF PAX 2 8 16 28 40 VALIDITY
PRICING PER PERSON(USD) 1306 990 942 928 907 1st August – 30th October 2016

 

 

 

Children under up to 02 years sharing room with parents without Extra Bed – Free of Charge.

Children over 02 & under 12 years with Extra Bed – 50% discount on adult rate.

 

Cost includes following:

 

  • Welcome and assistance on arrival.

 

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle.

 

  • 01-06 pax: English speaking Chauffeur Guide.

However, a supplement has to be paid as shown, if separate English Speaking National Guide Lecturer is required.

 

  • 07 pax onwards: English speaking National Guide Lecturer.

 

  • Accommodation in sharing Double / Twin room on Bed & Breakfast basis at the specified hotels or similar.

 

Cost does not include following:

 

 

  • Lunch, Dinner not Included.
  • Entrance fees to the said places of interests which costs approximately US$ 100.00 per pax.
  • Mineral water & other beverages.
  • Tips, Porterage and Gratuities.
  • Still & Video Photo Permits.
  • Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, internet facilities etc.,
  • Any other not mentioned under included services.

 

  • ALL PRICES QUOTED ARE NET & NON COMMISSIONABLE & ARE IN US DOLLARS INCLUDING ALL TAXES. THEY ARE VALID DURING THE SPECIFIED PERIOD ONLY.

 

  • PRICES QUOTED ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE EVENT OF CHANGES TO TAXES OR ANY OTHER LEVIES BY THE GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA.

 

Prepared 31.07.2016

Schedule details

Airport / Negombo

  • Welcome and assist on arrival by our representative.
  • Transfer to Negombo

Home to some of Sri Lanka’s best beach resorts, Negombo is situated on the western coast of the island. Famed as a fishing hub, Negombo is home to a thriving dining and nightlife scene, with a plethora of restaurants, pubs & hotels all around town, where Beach Road is the place to be!

  • Visit a Fishing Village

Take a trip to a Fishing Village and witness the daily routines of fishermen. From wrangling in the catch of the day, to the process of drying fish, and packing them, you will truly get to experience the authenticity of this fishing community and what a fresh catch looks like!

  • Optional: Ride Dutch Canal Boat

During Dutch rule, the Negombo lagoon was put to use as a trading port for merchants sailing in where a Dutch Fort was also established. In order for the Dutch Administration to commute and as supply routes, a Dutch Canal was established which is still being utilised to this day. Experience Negombo in a new way, by taking a boat ride while sightseeing.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel

 

Negombo / Pinnawala / Sigiriya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Negombo to Pinnawala

One of the best elephant conservation and breeding programmes in the world, the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage has come a long way since its inception as an orphanage for wild baby elephants. Situated close to the Maha Oya, the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage spans twenty-five acres. The best time to visit and take all its habitants would be when they are taken down to the nearby river for bathing and socialising. If you want to get up and close with the baby elephants, we recommend visiting during feeding times!

  • Transfer from Pinnawala to Sigiriya
  • Check into the hotel and have lunch at restaurant
  • Proceeds to Minneriya/ Kaudulla National Park

With over 9000 hectares of evergreen forests and shrubbery, the Minneriya and Kaudulla National Parks are made up of evergreen forests and shrubbery making it an ideal habitat.

Located between Habarana and Polannaruwa its proximity to the Minneriya Reservoir offers the park habitants everything they require to survive. During the dry months, between June to October, most of them flock to the reservoir to keep themselves cool and well hydrated. Take in the likes of the wild elephants, leopards, deer and the great variety of birds that call these parks their home!

  • Back to Hotel & relax the evening at the Hotel

Dinner & Overnight stay at the Hotel

Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa

  • Early morning with climb the Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress

Once dubbed the “Palace in the Sky”, the Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, is considered one of the best wonders of manmade architecture that stood proud atop a 200m high rock mass. Built by King Kasyapa in the 5th century, he relocated his kingdom to this location due to conflicts in Anuradhapura.

Atop this rock, he commissioned his engineers to build an impregnable fortress complete with engineering and hydraulic technology, city planning, art and garden scaping. The entrance was fashioned after a lion where the entrance involved walking through the lion’s mouth. Today, only the paws at the base still stand. One of the best archaeological wonders of Sri Lanka, it is now a UNESCO Protect world heritage site and to tour the entire Sri Lanka historical attraction would take 1 ½ hours. It is best to visit earlier in the day to avoid the heat.

 

  • After Breakfast Proceed to Polonnaruwa

The second kingdom of ancient Sri Lanka, most of the city of Polonnaruwa is dotted with ruins and remnants of its glory days. Polonnaruwa has some of the best-preserved ruins from the ancient kingdom. Due to the heavy influence of Theravada Buddhism, you will find many Dagabas still standing tall today.

  • Back to the hotel and have the lunch
  • In the evening visit the Golden Rock Cave Temple

The Golden Rock Cave in Dambulla is one of Sri Lanka’s best religious attractions that sits within the cultural triangle of the island. The 500ft high rock mass, offered sanctuary to monk who lived within its cave during ancient times. King Walagamba sought refuge amongst the monks of this monastery during his 14-year exile due to a rebellion and South Asian invasion. Following regaining his thrown, he improved the caves and converted the monastery into a temple. In the following centuries and monarchs to come, further improvements were made, but it was King Nissankamalla who had the caves gilded giving it it’s name –the Golden Rock Temple of Dambulla. It will take approximately 45 min. to visit this site.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel

Dambulla / Matala /Kandy

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Dambulla to Matale
  • Visit the Spice Garden

The Spice Routes, also known as the Maritime Silk Roads, was a sea route network that linked the East to the West, allowing trading to occur. This was how various spices were introduced to Sri Lanka, and how Sri Lanka has since then retained it in its culture. Various spices, whether indigenous to the land or otherwise, are being grown in Sri Lanka, and have been used in the local cuisine and for various medicinal purposes such as with Ayurveda and homeopathy. During your tour of the Spice Garden, you can learn about the spices, and their cultivation process and more.

  • Cookery demonstrations

 

Following the tour of the Spice Garden, you can also immerse yourself in the art of cooking a Sri Lankan meal, using those spices and their properties. Following the cookery demonstration, you are able to enjoy this delicious meal too!

  • Transfer to Kandy

The last kingdom of Sri Lanka, Kandy is home to history, culture, historical buildings, and a grand collection of art and craft. The valley and the rolling hills made it the perfect bastion to the kingdom, where it staved off advances from the Portuguese, Dutch and later the British. However, with the signing of the Kandy Convention in 1815, the kingdom of Kandy came to an end. The Royal Palace is now known as the Dalada Maligawa and is home to the Temple of the Tooth Relic, and a visit is a must when in Kandy. Clad modestly in white, be part of the daily poojas and pay your respects to the sacred tooth relic and be blessed by the monks.

  • Have Lunch & Proceed on a Sightseeing City Tour

Experience the wonder of Kandy first-hand by visiting great attractions of the country’s industries such as the following;

 

  • Visiting a Gem Museum, Lapidary and Shopping for Gems & Jewelry

Sri Lanka’s gem industry is renowned globally, made famous for its exquisite Blue Sapphires. Become acquainted with the gems of Sri Lanka with a visit to the museum and a lapidary, and witness a gem mining and cutting documentary. You are also able to shop for souvenirs from the museum gift shop.

 

  • Visiting the Silk Garden

The art of making Sri Lankan handloom sarees is quite intricate. Find out how silk and handloom sarees are made. You can also opt to be dressed in a beautiful handloom saree or sarong to experience the Sri Lankan traditional dressing attire. You can also indulge in a bit of shopping at the gift shop for beautiful silk and handloom items!

 

  • Visiting a Woodcarving and Handcrafts Centre

Woodcarving is one of Sri Lanka’s most ancient skill set, and one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Witness how the local artisans create woodcarvings, statues, furniture, traditional masks, sculptures, handcrafts, and paintings. You can also purchase a few trinkets and souvenirs from the in-house shop too!

 

 

  • Evening Cultural Show

Take in the beautiful displays of the various types of dance art forms such as up-country and low-country dancing with the likes of traditional Kandyan dancers and more! The breathtaking fire dancers and demon dancers are truly quite an amazing experience!

  • Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel

Kandy / Ramboda / Nuwara Eliya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Kandy with a stopover at Ramboda Falls
  • Stop over at MacWoods Tea Factory
  • Reach Nuwara Eliya and tour the town

The beautiful town of Nuwara Eliya is found in the heart of the island of Sri Lanka, 6182ft above sea level, and its cool climate made it the perfect holiday location for the British elite. Former governors developed the town, adding various farms (even bringing down plants and animals from England), as well as building roads and hospitals. To this day, most of the homes and buildings in Nuwara Eliya have architecture inspired by Tudor houses complete with fireplaces. One of the most prominent buildings is the Nuwara Eliya Post Office!

While touring the city, don’t forget to visit the beautiful 18-hole golf course (one of the best in South Asia), go strawberry picking, take a paddleboat ride on Lake Gregory, and enjoy some of the best Ceylon tea too!

Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel

Nuwara Eliya / Ella

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit Seetha Amman Temple & Hakgala Gardens

Visit the Seetha Amman Temple, a temple dedicated to the deities of the Ramayana Trail. It is said that the location of the temple is next to the water source where Seetha Devi bathed. You cannot visit the nearby Hakgala Gardens without a visit to the temple.

The Hakgala Gardens is the second largest botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. There are over 10000 species of flora that blooms annually, with orchids and roses being the most popular attractions!

  • Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Ella
  • Visit the Ravana Falls

Known to locals as Ravana Ella, the Ravana Falls was named after the King Ravana of the Ramayana Trail folklore. It is said that the caves behind the falls was the location where he brought Seetha Devi after kidnapping her. One of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka it measures around 25 metres and is a beautiful backdrop for photographs!

  • Overnight stay at Ella

Ella / Yala

  • After Breakfast Climb the Small Adam’s Peak
  • Visit the Ella Gap then after have the lunch at Hotel
  • Transfer from Ella to Yala

Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel

Yala / Galle / Hikkaduwa

  • With Packed Breakfast Proceed to Yala National Park
  • Safari at Yala Park

The Yala National Park is located in the southern most region of the island, and is the second largest national park in Sri Lanka and the most popular of all the parks on the island. Though the park is made up of five blocks, only two blocks are available for access while on safari. The best way to experience Yala is via jeep safari, where you are able to witness the likes of the Asian elephants, wild buffalo & boars, spotted deer, the birds of the park, and even a leopard if you are lucky enough!

  • Transfer to Galle.

Galle was one of the main ports of Sri Lanka when the Portuguese stumbled upon it. When the Dutch commandeered it from the Portuguese, the port of Galle was then fortified and is one of the best examples of Dutch architecture in Asia. There is much to see in this beautiful preserved fortified town with much of the architecture still standing today! Visit the various attractions within the walls of Galle Fort, as well as take in the beautiful views of the Indian Ocean whilst walking down the ramparts!

  • Still Fishing – Galle

Enjoy this traditional means of fishing still used by various fishing communities in Sri Lanka. Stilt anglers spend hours upon hours sitting atop a thing plank on the coast, waiting for a good catch. You can take in the sights, and also experience stilt fishing yourself!

  • Proceed to Bentota

The Bentota resort coastal town is known for its beaches and a popular tourist destination to indulge in relaxation as well as for water sports lovers too!

  • Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel

Beach Break

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Madu River

The Madu Ganga is a shallow body of water located in Balapitiya, in the southern-west regions of Sri Lanka, close to the coast! The river enters the sea in this regions and its home to a great ecosystem with a large variety of animal and plant life, making it a great place to witness the wilderness and wildlife of Sri Lanka. Explore the amazing Madu Ganga wetland via a boat cruise whizzing through the mangrove forest and islets!

  • Full day at Leisure or indulge in water sports activities
  • Optional: Spa Treatment and Dinner
  • Overnight stay at your choice of hotel

Bentota / Colombo

  • After Breakfast, proceed to Colombo
  • Partake in a Colombo city tour including visiting the following attractions;
  • Galle Face Green
  • Dutch Hospital
  • Presidential Secretariat Offices
  • Gangarama Temple
  • Town Hall
  • Nelum Pokkuna
  • Independence Square
  • Arcade Independence Square
  • BMICH
  • New Parliament
  • Shopping in Colombo
  • Optional: Overnight Visit to Casino Club
  • Dinner & overnight stay at your choice of hotel

Colombo / Airport

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • As per Flight Schedule Transfer to Airport

 

+ Day 1

Airport / Negombo

  • Welcome and assist on arrival by our representative.
  • Transfer to Negombo

Home to some of Sri Lanka’s best beach resorts, Negombo is situated on the western coast of the island. Famed as a fishing hub, Negombo is home to a thriving dining and nightlife scene, with a plethora of restaurants, pubs & hotels all around town, where Beach Road is the place to be!

  • Visit a Fishing Village

Take a trip to a Fishing Village and witness the daily routines of fishermen. From wrangling in the catch of the day, to the process of drying fish, and packing them, you will truly get to experience the authenticity of this fishing community and what a fresh catch looks like!

  • Optional: Ride Dutch Canal Boat

During Dutch rule, the Negombo lagoon was put to use as a trading port for merchants sailing in where a Dutch Fort was also established. In order for the Dutch Administration to commute and as supply routes, a Dutch Canal was established which is still being utilised to this day. Experience Negombo in a new way, by taking a boat ride while sightseeing.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel

 

+ Day 2

Negombo / Pinnawala / Sigiriya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Negombo to Pinnawala

One of the best elephant conservation and breeding programmes in the world, the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage has come a long way since its inception as an orphanage for wild baby elephants. Situated close to the Maha Oya, the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage spans twenty-five acres. The best time to visit and take all its habitants would be when they are taken down to the nearby river for bathing and socialising. If you want to get up and close with the baby elephants, we recommend visiting during feeding times!

  • Transfer from Pinnawala to Sigiriya
  • Check into the hotel and have lunch at restaurant
  • Proceeds to Minneriya/ Kaudulla National Park

With over 9000 hectares of evergreen forests and shrubbery, the Minneriya and Kaudulla National Parks are made up of evergreen forests and shrubbery making it an ideal habitat.

Located between Habarana and Polannaruwa its proximity to the Minneriya Reservoir offers the park habitants everything they require to survive. During the dry months, between June to October, most of them flock to the reservoir to keep themselves cool and well hydrated. Take in the likes of the wild elephants, leopards, deer and the great variety of birds that call these parks their home!

  • Back to Hotel & relax the evening at the Hotel

Dinner & Overnight stay at the Hotel

+ Day 3

Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa

  • Early morning with climb the Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress

Once dubbed the “Palace in the Sky”, the Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, is considered one of the best wonders of manmade architecture that stood proud atop a 200m high rock mass. Built by King Kasyapa in the 5th century, he relocated his kingdom to this location due to conflicts in Anuradhapura.

Atop this rock, he commissioned his engineers to build an impregnable fortress complete with engineering and hydraulic technology, city planning, art and garden scaping. The entrance was fashioned after a lion where the entrance involved walking through the lion’s mouth. Today, only the paws at the base still stand. One of the best archaeological wonders of Sri Lanka, it is now a UNESCO Protect world heritage site and to tour the entire Sri Lanka historical attraction would take 1 ½ hours. It is best to visit earlier in the day to avoid the heat.

 

  • After Breakfast Proceed to Polonnaruwa

The second kingdom of ancient Sri Lanka, most of the city of Polonnaruwa is dotted with ruins and remnants of its glory days. Polonnaruwa has some of the best-preserved ruins from the ancient kingdom. Due to the heavy influence of Theravada Buddhism, you will find many Dagabas still standing tall today.

  • Back to the hotel and have the lunch
  • In the evening visit the Golden Rock Cave Temple

The Golden Rock Cave in Dambulla is one of Sri Lanka’s best religious attractions that sits within the cultural triangle of the island. The 500ft high rock mass, offered sanctuary to monk who lived within its cave during ancient times. King Walagamba sought refuge amongst the monks of this monastery during his 14-year exile due to a rebellion and South Asian invasion. Following regaining his thrown, he improved the caves and converted the monastery into a temple. In the following centuries and monarchs to come, further improvements were made, but it was King Nissankamalla who had the caves gilded giving it it’s name –the Golden Rock Temple of Dambulla. It will take approximately 45 min. to visit this site.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel
+ Day 4

Dambulla / Matala /Kandy

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Dambulla to Matale
  • Visit the Spice Garden

The Spice Routes, also known as the Maritime Silk Roads, was a sea route network that linked the East to the West, allowing trading to occur. This was how various spices were introduced to Sri Lanka, and how Sri Lanka has since then retained it in its culture. Various spices, whether indigenous to the land or otherwise, are being grown in Sri Lanka, and have been used in the local cuisine and for various medicinal purposes such as with Ayurveda and homeopathy. During your tour of the Spice Garden, you can learn about the spices, and their cultivation process and more.

  • Cookery demonstrations

 

Following the tour of the Spice Garden, you can also immerse yourself in the art of cooking a Sri Lankan meal, using those spices and their properties. Following the cookery demonstration, you are able to enjoy this delicious meal too!

  • Transfer to Kandy

The last kingdom of Sri Lanka, Kandy is home to history, culture, historical buildings, and a grand collection of art and craft. The valley and the rolling hills made it the perfect bastion to the kingdom, where it staved off advances from the Portuguese, Dutch and later the British. However, with the signing of the Kandy Convention in 1815, the kingdom of Kandy came to an end. The Royal Palace is now known as the Dalada Maligawa and is home to the Temple of the Tooth Relic, and a visit is a must when in Kandy. Clad modestly in white, be part of the daily poojas and pay your respects to the sacred tooth relic and be blessed by the monks.

  • Have Lunch & Proceed on a Sightseeing City Tour

Experience the wonder of Kandy first-hand by visiting great attractions of the country’s industries such as the following;

 

  • Visiting a Gem Museum, Lapidary and Shopping for Gems & Jewelry

Sri Lanka’s gem industry is renowned globally, made famous for its exquisite Blue Sapphires. Become acquainted with the gems of Sri Lanka with a visit to the museum and a lapidary, and witness a gem mining and cutting documentary. You are also able to shop for souvenirs from the museum gift shop.

 

  • Visiting the Silk Garden

The art of making Sri Lankan handloom sarees is quite intricate. Find out how silk and handloom sarees are made. You can also opt to be dressed in a beautiful handloom saree or sarong to experience the Sri Lankan traditional dressing attire. You can also indulge in a bit of shopping at the gift shop for beautiful silk and handloom items!

 

  • Visiting a Woodcarving and Handcrafts Centre

Woodcarving is one of Sri Lanka’s most ancient skill set, and one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Witness how the local artisans create woodcarvings, statues, furniture, traditional masks, sculptures, handcrafts, and paintings. You can also purchase a few trinkets and souvenirs from the in-house shop too!

 

 

  • Evening Cultural Show

Take in the beautiful displays of the various types of dance art forms such as up-country and low-country dancing with the likes of traditional Kandyan dancers and more! The breathtaking fire dancers and demon dancers are truly quite an amazing experience!

  • Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel
+ Day 5

Kandy / Ramboda / Nuwara Eliya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Kandy with a stopover at Ramboda Falls
  • Stop over at MacWoods Tea Factory
  • Reach Nuwara Eliya and tour the town

The beautiful town of Nuwara Eliya is found in the heart of the island of Sri Lanka, 6182ft above sea level, and its cool climate made it the perfect holiday location for the British elite. Former governors developed the town, adding various farms (even bringing down plants and animals from England), as well as building roads and hospitals. To this day, most of the homes and buildings in Nuwara Eliya have architecture inspired by Tudor houses complete with fireplaces. One of the most prominent buildings is the Nuwara Eliya Post Office!

While touring the city, don’t forget to visit the beautiful 18-hole golf course (one of the best in South Asia), go strawberry picking, take a paddleboat ride on Lake Gregory, and enjoy some of the best Ceylon tea too!

Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel

+ Day 6

Nuwara Eliya / Ella

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit Seetha Amman Temple & Hakgala Gardens

Visit the Seetha Amman Temple, a temple dedicated to the deities of the Ramayana Trail. It is said that the location of the temple is next to the water source where Seetha Devi bathed. You cannot visit the nearby Hakgala Gardens without a visit to the temple.

The Hakgala Gardens is the second largest botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. There are over 10000 species of flora that blooms annually, with orchids and roses being the most popular attractions!

  • Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Ella
  • Visit the Ravana Falls

Known to locals as Ravana Ella, the Ravana Falls was named after the King Ravana of the Ramayana Trail folklore. It is said that the caves behind the falls was the location where he brought Seetha Devi after kidnapping her. One of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka it measures around 25 metres and is a beautiful backdrop for photographs!

  • Overnight stay at Ella
+ Day 7

Ella / Yala

  • After Breakfast Climb the Small Adam’s Peak
  • Visit the Ella Gap then after have the lunch at Hotel
  • Transfer from Ella to Yala

Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel

+ Day 8

Yala / Galle / Hikkaduwa

  • With Packed Breakfast Proceed to Yala National Park
  • Safari at Yala Park

The Yala National Park is located in the southern most region of the island, and is the second largest national park in Sri Lanka and the most popular of all the parks on the island. Though the park is made up of five blocks, only two blocks are available for access while on safari. The best way to experience Yala is via jeep safari, where you are able to witness the likes of the Asian elephants, wild buffalo & boars, spotted deer, the birds of the park, and even a leopard if you are lucky enough!

  • Transfer to Galle.

Galle was one of the main ports of Sri Lanka when the Portuguese stumbled upon it. When the Dutch commandeered it from the Portuguese, the port of Galle was then fortified and is one of the best examples of Dutch architecture in Asia. There is much to see in this beautiful preserved fortified town with much of the architecture still standing today! Visit the various attractions within the walls of Galle Fort, as well as take in the beautiful views of the Indian Ocean whilst walking down the ramparts!

  • Still Fishing – Galle

Enjoy this traditional means of fishing still used by various fishing communities in Sri Lanka. Stilt anglers spend hours upon hours sitting atop a thing plank on the coast, waiting for a good catch. You can take in the sights, and also experience stilt fishing yourself!

  • Proceed to Bentota

The Bentota resort coastal town is known for its beaches and a popular tourist destination to indulge in relaxation as well as for water sports lovers too!

  • Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of Hotel
+ Day 9

Beach Break

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Madu River

The Madu Ganga is a shallow body of water located in Balapitiya, in the southern-west regions of Sri Lanka, close to the coast! The river enters the sea in this regions and its home to a great ecosystem with a large variety of animal and plant life, making it a great place to witness the wilderness and wildlife of Sri Lanka. Explore the amazing Madu Ganga wetland via a boat cruise whizzing through the mangrove forest and islets!

  • Full day at Leisure or indulge in water sports activities
  • Optional: Spa Treatment and Dinner
  • Overnight stay at your choice of hotel
+ Day 10

Bentota / Colombo

  • After Breakfast, proceed to Colombo
  • Partake in a Colombo city tour including visiting the following attractions;
  • Galle Face Green
  • Dutch Hospital
  • Presidential Secretariat Offices
  • Gangarama Temple
  • Town Hall
  • Nelum Pokkuna
  • Independence Square
  • Arcade Independence Square
  • BMICH
  • New Parliament
  • Shopping in Colombo
  • Optional: Overnight Visit to Casino Club
  • Dinner & overnight stay at your choice of hotel
+ Day 11

Colombo / Airport

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • As per Flight Schedule Transfer to Airport