Sensational Sri Lanka

US$ 895 pp

Home to some of the most intriguing places, beautiful beaches and people who are reputed to be the warmest and hospitable in the world, Sri Lanka is truly a dream destination for the avid traveller. This beautiful country has lots to offer to tourists and its richness and beauty evokes a feeling of contentment, peace and bliss in its visitors. Marco Polo stated that he considered Sri Lanka to be the finest island of its size in all the world and you’ll likely agree after exploring its fabled delights. Despite being so small in size, it offers a diversity that is unmatched by any other.

Picturesque landscapes, a warm culture and endemic wildlife and more, Sri Lanka is indeed a true paradise for visitors. With an amazing number of attractions from sunny gold and white sanded beaches, mysterious and ancient cities, beautiful fauna and flora, finest handicrafts, world famous gems, colourful festivals and people famous for their warmth and hospitality, it is a great tourist destination and a paradise.

– Offer valid for the months of May and June 2019.
– Terms and conditions apply.

Starting from US$ 895 per person sharing double on BB basis
10 Nights / 11 Days
DAY 01
Arrival - Colombo

Upon arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, collect your baggage, meet and greet with the chauffeur guide, and proceed on your tour of the island. Transfer to Colombo, check in to the hotel and refresh. In the afternoon, leave for a half day city tour in Colombo including visits to the Commercial, Residential and Bazaar areas. Return to the hotel in the evening.

Overnight in Colombo on BB basis.
DAY 02
Habarana

Obtain packed breakfast from the hotel and leave for a village trek in Hiriwaduna – a tour through a typical Sri Lankan village including a boat ride, bullock cart ride, trek, etc. Thereafter, visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress – a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sigiriya is a structure rising dramatically from the central plains, the enigmatic rocky outcrop of Sigiriya is perhaps Sri Lanka's single most dramatic sight. Afterwards, return to the hotel and relax.

Overnight in Habarana on BB Basis.
DAY 03
Sigiriya

Obtain packed breakfast from the hotel and leave for a village trek in Hiriwaduna – a tour through a typical Sri Lankan village including a boat ride, bullock cart ride, trek, etc. Thereafter, visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress – a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sigiriya is a structure rising dramatically from the central plains, the enigmatic rocky outcrop of Sigiriya is perhaps Sri Lanka's single most dramatic sight. Afterwards, return to the hotel and relax.

Overnight in Habarana on BB Basis.
DAY 04
Dambulla

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Kandy. En–route visit Dambulla Cave Temple - a UNESCO World Heritage site. Also, stop at a spice garden in Matale to witness spices growing in their natural habitat and to learn about spices and their use in Sri Lankan cuisine. Afterwards, continue journey to Kandy. Upon arrival in Kandy, check in to the hotel and refresh. In the afternoon enjoy sightseeing in Kandy including Arts & Crafts workshop, Oriental Market Place, Bazaar and Gem Lapidary. Return to hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Kandy on BB basis.
DAY 05
Kandy

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and visit the Royal Botanical Garden - a haven for scientists and to every nature lover. In the evening visit Temple of The Sacred Tooth Relic and witness a cultural show. Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is considered to be one of the holiest places in Buddhist religion. Return to the hotel and spend the evening at leisure.

Overnight in Kandy on BB basis.
DAY 06
Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast proceed to the misty mountains of Nuwara Eliya where you will be able to visit a lush green tea plantation and the famous Ramboda falls en-route. Join the tea pluckers as they pick the famous tea leaves, before being introduced to the process of manufacturing some of the world’s finest tea. Upon arrival in Nuwara Eliya, engage in a city tour in Sri Lanka’s “Little England”. Afterwards, catch the train to Ella from Nanu Oya. Taking the train to Haputale/Ella is the most famous stretch of train travel in Sri Lanka, and is nearly a tourist attraction in itself. Keep an eye out for the many waterfalls cascading down through the majestic hills. Upon arriving in Haputale, check in and spend the evening at leisure. Enjoy a candle light dinner in the hotel. – Optional.

Overnight in Haputale on BB basis.
DAY 07
Haputale

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Ella for a day excursion. Visit the Nine arches bridge (optional), one of the finest examples of colonial era architecture. You can also visit the Little Adam’s Peak (optional) or the Ella Rock (optional). On completion, return to your accommodation in Haputale.

Overnight in Haputale on BB basis.
DAY 08
Yala

After breakfast, check out and Leave for Yala, which is situated 309 kms south of Colombo. En-route visit Ravana Falls. Upon arrival in Yala, check in and refresh. Spend the evening at leisure.

Overnight in Yala on BB basis.
DAY 09
Weligama

Obtain packed breakfast from the hotel and leave for a jeep safari in Yala. Yala is mainly popular for Elephant, Bear, Crocodile and Wild Boar. It is also considered to have the highest concentration of leopards in the world. After enjoying the safari return to hotel. After refreshing, check out and proceed to Weligama. Upon arrival at Weligama, check in and spend the evening at leisure.

Overnight in Weligama on BB basis.
DAY 10
Weligama

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and spend the day at leisure.

Overnight in Weligama on BB basis.
DAY 11
Departure

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the Bandaranaike International Airport on time to meet your departure flight.

Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation on bed and breakfast basis for 10 nights
  • Transport in an air-conditioned car with the services of English-Speaking chauffer guide
  • Service charges and taxes
  • City tours in Colombo, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Ella
  • Entrance tickets to,
    • Millennium Elephant Foundation
    • Hiriwaduna Village Trek
    • Sigiriya rock fortress
    • Dambulla Cave Temple
    • Royal Botanical Garden
    • Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
    • Cultural Dance
    • Train ride from Nuwara Eliya to Ella (Strictly subjected to availability).
    • Yala Jeep Safari
  • Visit to a spice garden
  • A stop at the Kandy Lake-FOC
  • Visit to a Waterfall-FOC
  • Visit to a Tea plantation and a Tea Factory – FOC
  • Visit to a gem lapidary, silk shop and a batik shop – FOC

Cost Excludes:

  • Site entrance fees not mentioned above
  • Visa fees and airfare.
  • Water sports activity cost
  • Tips + Portage
  • Any expense marked as ‘optional’ in the itinerary
  • Photography, Videography or drone licenses
  • Any expense of personal nature

**This itinerary can be customized according to your preference. Contact Steuart Holidays for assistance**

** Offer valid for the month of April 2019**

** Terms and conditions apply. **

Weligama – Sandy Bay & Stilt Fishing
Sigiriya from the Pidurangala
Sigiriya – The Rock Fortress
Bakers Falls in Horton Place
Nuwara Eliya – Little England in Sri Lanka
Temple of Tooth Relic Kandy
Kandy – Cultural Center of Sri Lanka
Women Dressed in Traditional Kandyan Saree
Temple of the Tooth
The Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a temple in the city of Kandy in Sri Lanka. It was built within the royal palace complex which houses the only surviving relic of Buddha, a tooth, which is venerated by Buddhists.
Haputale – Exquisite Tea Estates
Poised on the southern edge of the Hill Country, Haputale is found in the district of Badulla, Sri Lanka. Preserving a distinct bio diversity, the region is a haven for trekkers
Habarana – Serenity with Stunning Scenery
Boasting of an accessible position in the district of Anuradhapura, Habarana provides to be the ideal base for your excursions.
A Hiker in Ella
Ella – Sri Lankas Southern Hill Country
With a simple lifestyle lay back in the village the people here make their living mainly from tourism. If you fancy a relaxing stay with a little adventure, Ella should be at the top of the list.
Cave Temple in Dambulla
Dambulla – Fascinating Buddhist Architecture
According to chronicles, Dambulla was initially referred to as Jambukola or Jambukolalena. The most significant area of the city are the Dambulla Caves.
Night View of the Colombo City
Colombo – Sri Lankas Commercial Capital