- Start Date04/29/2020
- TypeGuided Tours
- LocationSri Lanka
- Departure CityCOLOMBO
- End CityCOLOMBO
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hours
- Durations 7 days 6 nights
The joys of an ideal week can help revive the body and psyche. Your 7-day voyage through Sri Lanka includes the miracles of the scene and investigates the way of life, history, and design of the locale. The experience starts with your landing in Bandaranaike International Airport. Your private exchange welcomes you at customs and escorts you on a grand drive to the last capital of the Kandyan Kingdom, Kandy. Appreciate the solaces of your sumptuous convenience before wandering through the city on a guided visit. At night, you will have a vivid encounter viewing a Kandyan drum and move execution before following the daily parade to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth. Appreciate the early hours of the next daytime finding the regular glory of Udawattakele Nature Sanctuary.
Your private exchange takes you on a charming grand visit through the slopes to arrive at the tea-developing district of Nuwara Eliya. Pass cascades and terraced tea estates before subsiding into extravagance. Take to the tea fields on a private voyage through an antique home to gain proficiency with the historical backdrop of development in Sri Lanka. Rise promptly the following morning to trek to the highest point of Adam’s Peak, perhaps the holiest region in the country. The rest of the day is at your recreation to find cascades, pilgrim towns, or unwind in the solaces of your luxurious settlement. The next day takes you to the loftiness of the field on the way to Yala National Reserve. View Ravana Falls and the superb Buddha bluff carvings at Buduruwagala.
Investigate the antiquated cavern complex at Dambulla and show up in the grandness of your hotel sitting above the shoreline. You have an entire day inside Yala National Park during a private game drive. The recreation center is known to have the densest populace of panthers on the planet. Quest for the slippery large feline or discover elephants approaching in the dry woods. Invest energy in the antiquated sanctuary complex of Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara before traveling to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. Meet your guide move in the lodging anteroom before leaving on a staggering voyage through the beautiful, clamoring avenues. On the last day, your private exchange accompanies you to Bandaranaike International Airport for your flight home.
- Discover the miracles of untamed life in Yala National Park to discover elephants, panthers, monkeys, and 215 unique sorts of avifauna
- Witness the radiant old Buddha considers scratched along with the precipices at the Buduruwagala Temple
- Trek to the highest point of Adam's Peak at an elevation of in excess of 7,350 feet, one of the most otherworldly locales in Sri Lanka
- Relish a private voyage through a noteworthy tea manor to gain proficiency with the workmanship and proceeded with procedure of developing the sensitive and tasty leaves
- View the wonders of Kandyan Drum and Dance execution for knowledge into the proceeded with conventions of development and music
- Witness the dazzling scene and open country while trekking to Devon Falls to see the almost 320-foot tall course
- Revel in the one of a kind mood of visiting a Buddhist sanctuary complex raised over two centuries prior at Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
DAY 01 - ARRIVE IN COLOMBO AND TRANSFER TO KANDY – AN EDUCATIONAL STARTER
Arrive Colombo, meet assist at the airport & straight transfer to Kandy hotel. Kandy – a lovely exotic city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which retains an aura of grandeur, time has not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its centre, it is the site of the renowned temple that enshrines the Tooth Relic of the Buddha and the Royal Botanical gardens – home to one of the world’s best collections of Orchids. A cultural sanctuary where many legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive, Kandy and its satellite villages are the centre of the islands handicraft industry (items of wood, brass & silver) exquisite silver or gold jewellery and precious gems of many varieties including the world’s best blue and star sapphires. The highlight of the city’s calendar is the Esala Perahera, when a replica of the casket enclosing the Tooth is taken in procession for ten glittering nights in July/August by exotically costumed dancers, drummers and approximately 100 Elephants. Night stay in Kandy.
DAY 02 - KANDY TO BOGAWANTALAWA – EXCELLENCE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE
After breakfast city tour of Kandy. including Temple of tooth relic, Royal Botanical garden, Kandy lake. Afternoon depart by surface to Bogawantalawa. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Night stay in Bogawantalawa.
DAY 03 – IN BOGAWANTALAWA – UP TOP WE GO
After breakfast city tour of Bogawantalawa. Night stay in Bogawantalawa.
DAY 04 - BOGAWANTALAWA TO YALA – GOING ON THE BUDDHIST TRAILS
After breakfast city tour of Yala. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Night stay in Yala.
DAY 05 – IN YALA – ON THE PATHS OF WILDERNESS
After breakfast city tour of Yala. Night stay in Yala.
DAY 06 – YALA TO COLOMBO – APPEALING CAPITAL ROADS
After breakfast depart by surface to Colombo. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Colombo – the trade and commercial capital has long been the traditional gateway to the Orient. Sri Lanka’s largest city, it is located on the west coast and draws together all the cultures, religions and influences of foreign lands into a pot-pourri of sounds, smells and a kaleidoscope of colour. The original traders and settlers - the Arabs, Portuguese, Dutch and the British have left in their wake churches and monuments, names and religions, costumes and food and smatterings of their languages which have been absorbed into the speech of the Sri Lankan. Today, Colombo is a fascinating city - a happy blend of east & west, past & present, with a charm of its own. A less known but amazingly true fact is that Colombo has a superb range of high quality restaurants serving food from all over the world and some of the best shopping opportunities in Asia. The main seaport of Sri Lanka is in Colombo & adjoining it, is Pettah, a local bazaar & trading area. Other places of interest are the beautiful Buddhist temples, Hindu temples, mosques, the historic Wolfendhal church, (1749) residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, , the Ceramic Corporation famous for its well known brand “Noritake” and ODEL the renowned shopping centre. Night stay in Colombo.
DAY 07 – DEPART COLOMBO – TAKING HOME MEMORIES
In time transfer to airport to your flight for onward destination.
How many people will be on my trip?
Good things come in small packages, which is why we keep our group sizes down. This means we’re small enough to remain flexible as we thread our way through communities without intimidating the locals. On most of our trips, you’ll be part of an intimate group of 12-16 people, though our group sizes are on average 10 people. Our Overland trips are in purpose-built vehicles that can carry up to 24 travelers. Group sizes are displayed on each trip’s overview page on our website.