Unforgettable Sri Lanka  Journey to Remember

10 Days

Unforgettable Sri Lanka Journey to Remember

Embark on an unforgettable 10-day journey through Sri Lanka, a land of exotic wildlife, stunning scenery, ancient history, and friendly locals. Start your adventure in Negombo before heading to Sigiriya Rock for breathtaking views. Explore a tea plantation and enjoy Sri Lankan cuisine at a local cooking school. Take a scenic ride on the famous blue train and go on a safari to spot elephants, buffaloes, and flamingos. Experience Sri Lanka’s diverse wonders, from its lush landscapes to its vibrant culture, on this remarkable journey.

 

Tour Highlights:

  1. Expert Tips & Freedom: Get insider advice and the freedom to explore on your own terms.
  2. Exciting Safaris: Experience thrilling jeep safaris, spotting elephants and leopards in their natural habitat.
  3. Sigiriya Rock Fortress: Climb the ancient fortress for stunning views and rich history.
  4. Cultural Treasures: Explore magnificent temples and ancient ruins, discovering Sri Lanka’s heritage.
  5. Charming Kandy: Enjoy the picturesque town, visiting sacred sites and soaking up local culture.
  6. Scenic Nuwara Eliya: Marvel at lush greenery, tea plantations, and colonial charm.
  7. Relaxing Beach Time: Unwind on beautiful Sri Lankan beaches, soaking in the sun and sea.

 

These highlights promise an unforgettable journey through the best of Sri Lanka, blending adventure, culture, and relaxation.

Key Information:

  • Group Size: Normally 2 to 10 participants, plus a tour leader.
  • Age Range: Suitable for ages 16 to 65.
  • Transport: Travel by private bus/minibus and train for comfort and convenience.
  • Accommodations: Enjoy comfortable hotel stays for 7 nights, with options ranging from 3-star to 5-star accommodations.
  • Meals: Included are 9 breakfasts, 9 dinners, and 1 lunch during the tour.
  • Additional Services: Free airport pick-up and drop-off, complimentary bottled water, and 24/7 emergency contact support.
  • Not Included: Flights, travel insurance, entrance fees to certain sites, and additional activities not specified in the itinerary.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Accommodations 

3 Star

Camelot Beach Hotel/ Hotel J Negombo or Similar

Sigiri Asna Nature Resort & Spa/  Wewa Addara Hotel or Similar

Heaven Seven Kandy or Gangaaddara Hotel or Similar

Ella Flower Garden Resort / Hotel OnRock Ella or Similar

Blue Turtle Hotel / Rice of Life by Tissa or Similar

Joes Resorts Unawatuna / Hotel J Unawatuna or Similar

 

4 Star

Regal Reseau Hotel & Spa

Hotel Sigiriya

Hotel Topaz Kandy

Chaarya Resort and Spa

Agnus Unawatuna

 

5 Star

Jetwing Blue

Amaya Lake Dambulla

Amaya Hills Kandy 

98 Acres Resort & Spa

Jetwing Yala

Araliya Beach Resort & Spa

Meals

09 Breakfasts and 09 Dinners and 01 Lunch

Transport

Private Comfortable Vehicle

Guide

A professional English-speaking tour leader tasked with ensuring the smooth operations of the tour, as well as providing practical support to passengers throughout the entire trip. His role primarily includes assisting with accommodation and transportation between locations while sharing his knowledge about the social and cultural splendor of Sri Lanka. Our customer support team will be there to provide 24/7 support during & after your trip, as well as help with all of your onward travel.

Activities

  • Negombo Fish Market Visit
  • Pinnawala Elephant Rehabilitation Centre
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Cultural village tour with authentic local lunch in a farmer’s house and cooking demonstration
  • Catamaran boat ride in the lake to catch the amazing views of Sigiriya
  • Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress
  • Visit Temple of Tooth Relic 
  • Cultural Dance Show 
  • Kandy city tour and viewpoint
  • Matale Spice Garden
  • Scenic train journey 
  • Gem Museum
  • Little Adams Peak
  • Nine arch bridge
  • Rawana Waterfall
  • Yala National Park Safari
  • Beach Day
  • Turtle Hatchery Centre
  • Colombo city and shopping tour

 

Additional Services

  • Free airport pick-up and drop-off on the first and last day
  • A complimentary bottle of water per person each day
  • Government tax / No hidden charges
  • 24 hours emergency contact

 

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

Flights Tickets 

International transfer flights are not included. Thus, you can organize your flights separately with your preferred airline at any point.  

We organize 24/7 FREE airport pick-up and drop-off on the first and the last day of the tour. 

Insurance

Travel insurance is not compulsory for this tour but we strongly recommend it.  

Additional Services

UNESCO Heritage sites Entrance fees  

National Parks Entrance fees and Jeep hire

National Museums Entrance fees

Botanical Gardens Entrance fees

Late check-out & early check-in charges

Camera permits

Itinerary

Day 1 :
Negombo

AYUBOWAN! Welcome to Sri Lanka!

Upon arrival at the airport, you'll receive a warm welcome and be escorted to Negombo. This lively coastal town, nicknamed "Little Rome" for its abundance of churches, provides a lively introduction to Sri Lanka's coastal allure. Explore the bustling Negombo Fish Market, where fishermen bring in their daily catch amid a bustling atmosphere of vibrant activity. Afterwards, relax at your beachfront hotel, immersing yourself in the tranquil ambiance and refreshing sea breeze for the rest of the day.

Included activities
Negombo Fish Market

+ Add on activities
Bicycle tour ($5)

Day 2 :
Dambulla

Today, we'll journey to the heart of Sri Lanka, delving into its rich history and culture. Our first destination is the awe-inspiring Dambulla Cave Temple, an ancient sanctuary carved deep into the rock face. Here, we'll marvel at intricate cave paintings and ornate statues, each telling a story of spiritual significance. Next, we'll ascend to the summit of a hilltop to encounter the majestic Golden Buddha statue, overlooking the town below with serene grandeur. As the day draws to a close, we'll settle into our accommodation, blessed with panoramic views of the iconic Sigiriya Rock. Tomorrow, we'll embark on an unforgettable climb to its summit, ready to witness the wonders of dawn from its lofty heights.

Included activities
Pinnawala Elephant Rehabilitation Centre
Dambulla Cave Temple

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Pidurangala Rock Climbing ($8)

Day 3 :
Sigiriya

Today, we rise early to climb up Lion Rock, a towering UNESCO World Heritage site with ancient fortress ruins and stunning views. After breakfast at our hotel, we'll explore Sigiriya town, immersing ourselves in its vibrant atmosphere. In the evening, we'll enjoy an authentic Sri Lankan meal cooked by villagers around a bonfire in a local farming village, creating unforgettable memories of our Sri Lankan adventure.

Included activities
Sigiri Village Tour
Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress

+ Add on activities
Minneriya National Park Safari ( $40)

Day 4 :
Kandy

Today, we journey to Kandy to visit the renowned Temple of the Tooth, nestled within the royal palace complex. This sacred site holds immense significance, as it is believed that the relic enshrined here has influenced local politics since ancient times. Immersing ourselves in this fascinating history, we gain insight into the profound cultural heritage of Sri Lanka. Later in the day, we are treated to a spectacular sunset over Kandy Lake from our hotel perched on the mountainside, providing a serene conclusion to our day of exploration and discovery.
Included activities
Visit Temple of Tooth Relic
Cultural Dance Show
Kandy view point
Matale Spice Garden
Gem Museum

We drive past the picturesque town of Nuwara Eliya and dedicate the morning to exploring a local tea plantation. Here, we delve into the fascinating process of tea brewing, from plucking the leaves to savoring the perfect cup. Afterward, embark on what's often hailed as "the most scenic train journey," boarding the famous train from Nuwara Eliya to the tranquil town of Ella. As we traverse the stunning landscapes, be prepared to be mesmerized by cascading waterfalls, glimpses of wildlife, and encounters with friendly locals along the way. Truly, the scenery is beyond compare, offering unforgettable moments of natural beauty.
Included activities
Scenic train journey
Gem Museum

Special information
Your travel time today will be approximately 7 hours.

Train tickets are in very high demand. We always try our best to secure tickets, but on the rare occasion that we cannot book them, you will continue your journey by private vehicle.

+ Add on activities
Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens ($ 8 )

Today we start our day bright and early with a climb up Little Adams Peak, where we'll be treated to a breathtaking view of Ella Gap. This gorge is filled with picturesque waterfalls and stunning scenery, making it a must-see destination. Afterward, we'll enjoy lunch in Ella town, soaking in the laid-back atmosphere. Our next stop is the iconic Nine Arch Bridge, where we'll stroll along the tracks and witness the train passing through. This architectural marvel offers a unique perspective of the surrounding landscapes and is sure to be a memorable experience.
Included activities
Little Adams Peak
Nine arch bridge

In the morning, we'll start our day with a visit to a refreshing waterfall. Afterward, we'll make our way to a jeep safari in Yala National Park, renowned for its abundant wildlife including leopards, elephants, and sloth bears. As the second largest national park in Sri Lanka, Yala offers unparalleled opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts and nature photographers to witness the untamed wilderness in its purest form.

Included activities
Rawana Waterfall
Yala National Park wildlife safari

Day 8 :
Unawatuna

After journeying through the Island, today we are going to stay relaxed in Unawatuna, a coastal paradise known for its pristine beaches and vibrant atmosphere. For those seeking adventure, Unawatuna offers a variety of water sports activities such as snorkeling, diving, and surfing. Dive into the crystal-clear waters to discover colourful coral reefs teeming with marine life, or catch some waves on a surfboard for an exhilarating experience.
After working up an appetite, indulge in fresh seafood delicacies at one of the beachside restaurants, where you can savour the flavours of Sri Lankan cuisine while enjoying the sea breeze and stunning sunset views.
Included activities
Relax in the beach
Turtle Hatchery Centre

+ Add on activities
Water sport activities

On your final day in Sri Lanka, embark on a journey to the vibrant capital city, Colombo, which boasts a rich history dating back to the fifth century. Upon arrival, delve into the city's highlights, including the iconic Red Mosque, the serene Gangarama Temple, and the historic Independence Square. After exploring the cultural and architectural wonders of Colombo, it's time to bid farewell to this beautiful island nation.
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home, or if you prefer, enjoy a drop-off at your hotel in Colombo or Negombo for a seamless conclusion to your unforgettable adventure in Sri Lanka.

Includes / Excludes

Cost Includes Services

  • Accommodations
  • Meals (9 breakfasts, 9 dinners, and 1 lunch)
  • Transport (Private comfortable vehicle)
  • Guide (Professional English-speaking tour leader)
  • Activities (e.g., market visits, temple tours, safaris, cultural tours, beach relaxation)
  • Additional Services (Free airport pick-up/drop-off, complimentary bottled water, government tax, 24/7 emergency contact)

Cost Excludes Services

  • Flights (International transfer flights)
  • Insurance (Travel insurance)
  • Entrance Fees and Additional Costs (UNESCO sites, National Parks, National Museums, Botanical Gardens, late check-out/early check-in charges, camera permits)

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