Sri Lanka Tales

US$ 299 pp

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Starting from US$ 299 per person sharing double on BB basis
4 Nights / 5 Days
Looking for a quick escape? This tour entails the best of Sri Lanka for those spontaneous travellers. Travel to Dambulla, a cultural point in the island. Spend a day exploring the sacred city of Kandy followed by a night in the misty hill country to experience the production of the world-renowned Ceylon Tea. A night in Colombo to unwind and indulge, concluding your stay with shopping, dining and other fun activities in the Commercial Capital.

Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation in 3-star hotels on bed and breakfast meal plan for 4 nights.
  • Transport in an air-conditioned car with the services of an English-speaking chauffeur guide.
  • Kandy city tour – FOC
  • Colombo city tour – FOC
  • Service charges and taxes.

Cost Excludes:

  • All site entrance fees.
  • Visa fees and airfare.
  • Tips + Portage.
  • Photography, Videography or drone licenses.
  • Any expense of personal nature.

 

– Offer valid from 1st of June to 15th of July 2019.
– Terms and conditions apply.

DAY 01
Habarana
Cave Temple in Dambulla
On arrival, you will be met by our George Steuart Chauffeur Guide and will be transferred to Habarana.

En-route visit Millennium Elephant Foundation in time to witness the bathing of elephants who have been abandoned by their herds in the wild and rescued by the authorities. Afterwards, continue journey to Dambulla and visit Dambulla Cave Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Proceed to Habarana, check in and relax at the hotel. Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress in the evening. Sigiriya is a World Heritage Site which was built by King Kashyapa and is considered the 8th Wonder of the World. Return to your accommodation for the night.

Overnight stay in Habarana on BB basis.
DAY 02
Kandy
Night View of the Dalada Maligawa
Obtain packed breakfast from the hotel and proceed on a jeep safari at the Minneriya National Park. During the dry season, large herds of elephants gather around the Minneriya Tank for fresh water and grass. After the safari, return to your accommodation in Habarana.

After refreshing, check out and proceed to Kandy. En-route, visit a spice garden. Upon arrival in Kandy, check in to your accommodation. In the evening, visit Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and enjoy a cultural dance show. Return to your accommodation for the night.

Overnight stay in Kandy on BB basis.
DAY 03
Nuwara Eliya
Leave for Nuwara Eliya after breakfast. En-route, visit Sri Bakta Hanuman temple, Ramboda falls and a tea factory. Upon arrival in Nuwara Eliya, check in to the hotel and relax.

In the evening, enjoy a city tour in Nuwara Eliya - the heart of Sri Lankan hill country. It is the home of the famous Ceylon Tea and the rolling mountains are a carpet of velvety green tea plantations, interspersed with gushing streams and tumbling waterfalls. The salubrious climate, misty glens and the decidedly British character make Nuwara Eliya a must on any Sri Lankan travel itinerary. After the city tour, return to your accommodation for the night.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya on BB basis.
DAY 04
Colombo
Night View of the Colombo City
Leave for Colombo after breakfast. Upon arrival in Colombo, check in to the hotel and refresh. In the evening, enjoy shopping and a city tour in Colombo.

Like many capital cities in developing countries, Colombo is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood, yet in some parts, the old-world charm is still retained. A 100-year-old clock tower and several British built, colonial buildings are still to be seen in the city. The Pettah bazaar, Buddhist and Hindu temples, the National Museum of Colombo, Independence Square and the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall are some famous landmarks in the city. After enjoying the city tour, return to your accommodation.

Overnight stay in Colombo on BB basis.
DAY 05
Departure
Buddha Statues in Colombo
After breakfast, check out and leave for the airport on time for your departure flight.
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.
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