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12 Days - 11 Nights

Cultural Sri Lanka: A 12 day experience

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$1540.00(USD)


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Cultural Sri Lanka: A 12 day experience

Embark on a journey entailing the enriching essence of Sri Lanka with its rich history and cultural heritage. Experience the architectural wonders of its ancient temples, immerse yourself in breathtaking nature, and feast on the delicious ethnic cuisine that is loved by the locals. Get an insight to Sri Lanka's spectacular culture!

Summary

  • 12 Days / 11 Nights.
  • 23 Sights.
  • History & Culture / Hill-country / Beach / Wildlife.
  • Complete transportation.
  • Chauffer Guide throughout the tour.
  • Bed & Breakfast basis.

Includes

  • Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis starting with Breakfast on the 2nd day and ending with Breakfast on the 12th Day.
  • Complete tour transfers via a private AC Car (2pax) / Van (3-6pax).
  • English speaking chauffer driver.
  • All applicable Govt. taxes and charges.
  • Upgrades upon availability.
  • City tours: Colombo, Kandy.
  • Daily 500ml water bottles per person.
  • 24/7 Ground support.

Excludes

  • Lunch & Dinner throughout the tour.
  • Camera / Equipment permits.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Tips of any personal nature.
  • Optional excursions.

Detailed


Itinerary

Day 01 - Welcome to Sri Lanka

  • Upon arrival you will be greeted by our Taya Finch representative.
  • Transfer to Negombo and check-in at the hotel.
  • Enjoy some leisure time at the hotel or go for a walk on Negombo's beautiful beaches.
  • Overnight stay at the hotel.

Negombo
Sometimes known as “Little Rome” due to the profusion of Christian Churches. The wide sandy beaches and safe sea bathing are major attractions, as is the fish market. Traditional large sailed outrigger canoes are a picturesque sight in this village.

Day 02 - White Sandy Beaches

  • Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to Kalpitiya, en-route visit the coastal town of Chillaw - best know as a natural Salt Farm.
  • Proceed for a hotel cehck-in.
  • Spend the rest of your evening relaxing at leisure followed by an overnight stay.
Day 03 - Whale Watching Experience

  • Conduct an early morning Whale Watching excursion with packed breakfast from the hotel.
  • Thereafter travel to Wilpattu in the afternoon and proceed for a Park Safari within the National Park.
  • Return to the hotel
  • Spend the rest of your day relaxing at leisure, overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04 - Cultural Triangle

  • Morning: (Optional) Dolphin watching experience.
  • Thereafter travel to Anuradhapura and conduct a sightseeing tour of the ancient city.
  • Travel to Dambulla afterwards for a hotel check-in.
  • Spend the rest of your evening relaxing at leisure with an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 - Experience the Cultural Architecture

  • Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Travel to Polonnaruwa and conduct a sightseeing tour of its architectural sights.
  • Thereafter travel to Dambulla and visit the Dambulla Golden Temple.
  • Spend the rest of the evening at leisure with an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 - Into the Wilderness

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Travel to Sigiriya and conduct a Sigiriya Rock Fortress excursion.
  • Thereafter proceed to Minneriya for an afternoon safari session at the Minneriya Park.
  • (Optional) Visit the Hiriwadunna Village for an insight into local culture.
  • Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 - Sun, Sand & Sea

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Travel to the north east to check-in to your beach paradise in Pasikuda.
  • Spend the entire day at leisure relaxing by the beach.
  • Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08 - Trincomalee Leisure

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Travel to Trincomalee and take a boat across to Pidgeon Island.
  • Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the white sand beaches.
  • (Optional) Conduct a Whale Watching excursion on a luxury Yatch.
  • Transfer back to Pasikuda for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09 - The Last Royal Kingdom

  • After Breakfast begin your travel to the Hill Country of Sri Lanka.
  • Visit Matale Spice Gardens for lunch + Complimentary head & shoulder massage and shopping. 
  • Thereafter travel to Kandy and witness a cultural dance performed by our famous Kandyan Dancers.
  • Proceed for a hotel check-in followed by an overnight stay.
Day 10 - Royal Botanical Gardens

  • Enjoy Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Thereafter travel to Peradeniya and visit the Royal Botanical Gardens.
  • Travel back to Kandy and visit the Sacred Temple of the Tooth.
  • Conduct a Kandy city tour followed by a visit to the Gem Museum.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 11 - Concrete Jungle

  • Enjoy Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Travel to Pinnawala and visit the Elephant Orphanage in time to watch the baby elephants feeding.
  • Proceed to Colombo, upon arrival conduct a Colombo sightseeing tour.
  • After your hotel check-in spend the rest of the evening at leisure.
  • Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12 - Departure

  • Enjoy your final Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Travel to the Airport in time for your departure flight.
  • Tour End.

Terms & Conditions

  • The rates are indicative. They can vary according to the availabilities of flights and hotels.
  • Package is available from all destinations
  • Hotels shown are indicative. Alternate hotels of similar standards will be offered if they are not available at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Currency fluctuations will also impact the prices indicated.
  • Issue of the visa is at the sole discretion of the Sri Lankan immigration department.

Explore your surroundings


Attractions

Negombo

Negombo is the commercial capital hub of Colombo, just a 7km drive away from the Bandaranaike ...

Kalpitiya

Located 130KM North of Colombo Bandaranaike Airport, is an exquisite coastal region ...

Wilpattu National Park

Located 25km north of Puttalam or 30km west of Anurdhapura, the Wilpattu National Park lies ...

Anuradhapura

Visit the land of many man made wonders, where Temples and lakes have withstood the tests of ...

Polonnaruwa

The 2nd capital of Sri Lanka, built in the 11th and 12th centuries A.D, is now a UNESCO World ...

Dambulla

Dambulla is an enchanting city with a history dating back to the 01st Century BC, with its ...

Minneriya National Park

The extent of this national park is about 8,889 hectares. During the dry season from July to ...

Sigiriya Rock Fortress

A magical ancient rock fortress which was once a majestic Kingdom to King Kashyapa, the ...

Passikudah

This is the ultimate place to be for that sand and surf and sun-filled vacation you’ve been ...

Trincomalee

Trincomalee is a striking town situated in the east coast and considered a sacred place by ...

Kandy

A visit to the historical botanical gardens will be an enchanting experience. Exploration of ...

Royal Botanical garden

The famed Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya in Sri Lanka’s luscious hills will provide ...

Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka's bustling capital, is located on the country's West coast and with a ...

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is situated northwest of the town of Kegalle, halfway ...

Live out

Dolphin Watching In Kalpitiya

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Bird Watching Sri Lanka

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Anuradhapura by bicycle

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Sailing in Pasikudah

Pasikudah is an exotic coastal destination in Sri Lanka with pristine beaches and gorgeous ...

Pigeon Island Excursion

Pigeon Island is located around 1 km away from Nilaveli beach. This consists of two islands ...

Whale Watching in Trincomalee

Be prepared for a once in a lifetime opportunity as you set out on a Whale watching ...

Spice garden – Matale

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Colombo Tour

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Jetwing Lake
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