- Start Date04/29/2020
- TypeGuided Tours
- LocationSri Lanka
- Departure CityCOLOMBO
- End CityCOLOMBO
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hours
- Durations 10 days 9 nights
Relish the charms of Sri Lanka with your adored one during your 10-day experience that will submerge you in sentiment. Your visit will start with your appearance in Colombo at Bandaranaike International Airport, and your private exchange will welcome you at customs. You will head out through the wide open to arrive at your separated retreat tucked among Sigiriya and Dambulla, and you can savor the lovely nightfall over your sentimental supper as you neglect Lion Rock. Wake the following morning to climb the means of Lion Rock to reach Sigiriya Fortress, home to an antiquated royal residence, religious community, and rich nurseries. After coming back to the wilderness grounds, you can mount an elephant for an enchanting ride through the grand landscape and at night, you can unwind at your perfect retreat and appreciate a couple’s spa treatment.
The following day, you can go through the early daytime navigating the cavern sanctuaries around Dambulla before advancing toward the cherished lakeside city of Kandy. In transit, you will stop at a flavor garden in Matale. Appreciate a private guided voyage through Kandy, the capital of the sloping district, to see a dazzling drum and move execution before visiting the strict site of the Temple of Sacred Tooth. Take to the wonder of the Peradeniya Botanical Garden the next day for a sentimental walk around orchids, rose gardens, and palm trees. Appreciate a top notch grand train ride through the wide open to arrive at the tea-developing locale of Nuwara Eliya and afterward take the remainder of the day at your recreation.
Revel in the paradisiacal vibe of Nuwara Eliya the following day with a private voyage through a tea estate. Walk around the scene to see cascades, for example, Lovers Leap, with the rest of the day at your impulse and joy to investigate the wonders of Nuwara Eliya. Take the following morning at a casual pace and wait in the delights of a couple’s spa treatment or a walk around the wide open before setting out on a beautiful excursion to Yala National Park for an evening game drive. Sink into the solaces of a retreat that ignores the sea shore alongside the grounds of the national park. Start the following day with a mutual encounter of a game drive through Yala National Park looking for elephants, bears, and panthers. Proceed to the shores of Bentota for a sentimental perspective on the sea and a life-changing sumptuous climate.
Board your pontoon the following morning in the town of Mirissa for an exceptional whale-watching outing where you will find the loftiness of blue whales, orcas, and dolphins in nature. Come back to Bentota to savor the rest of the day on the sand and shoreline or enjoy a couple’s spa treatment as you ignore the water. The following day, set out on an astonishing journey along the Madu River before visiting the frontier city of Galle. Come back to Colombo at night to subside into your lavish lodging at the core of the capital city. Finish up as your private exchange will welcome you in your lodging hall and escort you to Bandaranaike International Airport for your flight home.
- Relish the all encompassing perspectives, the antiquated wall paintings, and the shocking nurseries found along the destroyed castle grounds of Lion Rock in Sigiriya
- Enjoy a sentimental elephant ride through the wilderness to see the rich vegetation and dazzling lakes embellished with drifting lily cushions
- Delight in a sentimental walk around the palms of Peradeniya Royal Botanic Garden and take a second in the Orchid House
- Set out on a life-changing game drive in Yala National Park looking for wild elephants, panthers, and water bison
- Cherish a couple's whale-watching visit along the Indian Ocean to spot blue whales, orcas, and dolphins
- Traverse the grounds of a chronicled tea estate to become familiar with the craft of development and the excellence of the scene
- Discover the exquisite Lovers Leap cascade for a sentimental perspective on the mountains and slopes of the Nuwara Eliya area
- Relax on the brilliant shores of Sri Lanka's prized sea shores for a blend of sentiment and tropical quality
- Witness the masterfulness and safeguarded history of the frontier structures around Sri Lanka
- View the rousing stone houses of worship at Dambulla to discover antiquated wall paintings and sensational sculptures set inside segregated caverns
- 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 SIGIRIYA – ENTER SRI LANKA WITH A SECLUDED ALLOCATION TO DAMBULLA
Arrive Colombo, meet assist at the airport & straight transfer to Sigiriya. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Sigiriya Rock Fortress - which is a world heritage site, built by king Kashyapa (473 – 491 A.D). The “lion rock” is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town. The base of the rock is ringed by a moat, rampart, and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens. The world-renowned frescoes of the “heavenly maidens’ of Sigiriya which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway is one of the main attractions. The frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster. Night stay in Sigiriya.
DAY 02 – IN SIGIRIYA – DISCOVER FABULOUS SIGIRIYA AND GO ON A JUNGLE ELEPHANT TREK
After breakfast city tour visit to one of the wonders of the ancient world -the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. It is also a UNESCO world Heritage site. Sigiriya Rock was once an ancient Castle used both as a palace and a fortress and was created by the great King Kasyapa. The magnificent rock fortress of Sigiriya is visible for miles from all directions and dominates the surrounding plain. The Sigiriya Complex consists of the central rock, which arises abruptly 200 meters above the surrounding plain with the two rectangular precincts on the east and the west. The rock is surrounded by two wide moats, where crocodiles were introduced in ancient times and three ramparts. The moats and walls that surround the lower palace are still exquisitely beautiful. Night stay in Sigiriya.
DAY 03 - SIGIRIYA TO KANDY – SIGHTSEE A MATALE SPICE GARDEN AND RELISH A SECLUDED EXCURSION OF KANDY
After breakfast depart by surface to Kandy. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon city tour of 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 04 - KANDY TO NUWARA ELIYA – ADORE PERADENIYA GARDEN AND THE BACKDROP OF NUWARA ELIYA
After breakfast depart by surface to Nuwara Eliya. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Nuwara Eliya – Sri Lanka's premier hill resort with a fine bracing mountain climate, Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country, producing some of the world’s best tea. The mountain slopes and valleys are a carpet of velvety green tea plantations, interspersed with gushing streams and tumbling waterfalls. Red or green roofed plantation bungalows, English country style homes and hotels with lovely flower gardens, a fine 18 hole golf course and a racecourse gives Nuwara Eliya a decidedly British character. Night stay in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 05 – IN NUWARA ELIYA – TRIP A TEA PLANTATION AND NUWARA ELIYA’S OVERSEAS ALLURE
After breakfast city tour of Nuwara Eliya. visit Tea plantation, tea factory, Ramboda water fall, evening do a city tour of Nuwara eliya including gregory lake and the strawberry farm. Tea Plantation - visit a tea plantation and a tea factory where one the best teas in the world is produced. You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea and also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Night stay in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 06 - NUWARA ELIYA TO YALA – APPRECIATION OF THE PICTURESQUE DRIVE TO YALA BEFORE A HALF-DAY WILLING DRIVE
After breakfast depart by surface to Yala. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon city tour of Yala. Night stay in Yala.
DAY 07 - YALA TO BENTOTA – ENJOY A MORNING DRIVE AND MOVE TO BEACHSIDE BENTOTA
After breakfast depart by surface to Bentota. On arrival check-in at Hotel. BENTOTA: situated on the south west coast, at the confluence of the sea and the Bentota River, the sun drenched location and its golden, palm-fringed beaches which border the warm, sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean made it a natural choice for development as the first tourist resort. Today it is known in Sri Lanka’s global tourist markets as a highly attractive holiday resort with a wide and varied choice of distinctive hotels to suit every taste and purse. Bentota has a complete range of tourist facilities, great seafood and very popular water sports centres which provide boating, water skiing, jet skiing, snorkelling and wind surfing which provide boating, water skiing, jet skiing, snorkelling and wind surfing. Night stay in Bentota.
DAY 08 – IN BENTOTA – RELISH A WHALE WATCHING TOUR AND USE THE REMAINING DAY TO RELAX
After breakfast city tour of Bentota visit TURTLE HATCHERY : Sea turtle hatchery situated in Habaraduwa, is mostly admired by nature lovers, and both local and foreign tourists. It is a non-profitable organization located as well as a popular tourism attraction in Sri Lanka. Habaraduwa is 5 km from the Galle – Matara Road. In order to conserve turtles and other marine species the small hatchery was firstly started in 1986. Sri lankan beaches are reckoned as a favorable breeding spot of the sea turtles. In case Bentota, Induruwa, Kosgoda, Ahungalle, Unawatuna and Balapitiya are few of the most preferred nesting areas of the Sea turtles. People have been motivated and attempted to kill turtles and grab and poach the turtle eggs for commercial purposes. Afternoon boat ride in Madu river (optional) The Maadu River is a paradise of nature. This river is found on your way to Galle in the southern province. A beautiful river mixed with sea water. The both banks of the river covered with mangroves and Species of various plants. you can see beautiful small islands speeded over the area. Night stay in Bentota.
DAY 09 - BENTOTA TO COLOMBO – LOVE A RIVER VOYAGE AND TOUR DUTCH GALLE ON THE WAY TO COLOMBO
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 10 – DEPART COLOMBO – ONWARDS YOU GO
In time transfer to airport to board 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.