Scenic Sri Lanka

The blissful tropical island

12 Days

Duration

12 Days

Destinations Covered

Air Port - Negombo - Sigiriya - Dambulla - Kandy - Pinnawala - Nuwara Eliya - Ella - Yala National Park - Dikwella - Dondra - Ahangama - Galle - Hikkaduwa - Colombo - Air Port

THE ITINERARY

Day 1
Colombo – Airport
You will be picked up from the Colombo International Airport. Relish scrumptious Sri Lankan meals at your hotel. Take a rest once we drop you off at your hotel and get ready to explore Sri Lanka.
Day 2
Negombo
Grab your breakfast and head to Muthurajawela Marsh for a thrilling boat ride. Unwind amidst the endless waves and golden sands. Indulge in a rejuvenating Ayurvedic spa treatment to soothe your body and soul. Dance the night away and enjoy the live nightlife in Negombo (optional).
Day 3
Sigiriya
Grab your breakfast and get ready to witness the magnificent Sigiriya rock fortress. Climb up the Sigiriya rock to discover the mighty rock fortress built up centuries and centuries ago. Get stunned by the breathtakingly beautiful vistas from the top of the rock. Try out going on a thrilling elephant back ride. Settle for a relaxing Ayurveda treatment after a tongue-teasing meal.
Day 4
Dambulla
Visit the Rock Cave temple in Dambulla to witness the architectural brilliance of primitive Sri Lankans. En route to your next destination, explore the renowned Spice Garden in Sri Lanka. Then we will drop you at the hotel in Kandy.
Day 5
Kandy
Start off your day with a delectable breakfast. Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy where the scared tooth relic of Gauthama Buddha is encased inside a golden casket. Take a stroll along the scenic Kandy Lake where the reflection of the city on the dazzling waters create picture perfect moments. Have a sneak peak of the city and its unparalleled beauty. Do not forget to visit the Kandy Cultural Centre where a plethora of art and craft items are displayed. Wander amidst the pretty blooms in the Peradeniya Royal Botanical garden after your lunch. Wrap up your Kandy sojourn at the hotel.
Day 6
Pinnawala
Grab a quick breakfast and drive off to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage which is the home to hundreds of orphaned elephants. You can feed one of the cute and playful baby elephants during the feeding hours. En route to Nuwara Eliya yuou can visit the the famous Tea factory to observe the tea making process.
Day 7
Horton Plains
Following the breakfast, start the drive to Horton Plains. Take a trail to the starkly beautiful Horton Plains where one minute it can be sunny and the next foggy and misty. You are rewarded with unbelievably beautiful vistas once you reach the top. The Horton Plains is a treasure trove of wildlife too. You will be dazzled by the beauty of the Baker’s fall where multi – steps cascade gently into a series of pools. Relax at the hotel after the long trek.
Day 8
Nuwara Eliya
Early in the morning catch a glimpse of the wondrous Ravana Ella and Diyaluma falls that cascade down so magically. Enjoy the striking sceneries on your way from Haputale to Nuwara Eliya. You can drop by the Hakgala Botanical Gardens on the way. Grab some fresh homegrown fruits and vegetables from Nuwara Eliya bazaar. Take a leisurely drive to catch the captivating views of the mist wrapped city and spend your night at the hotel.
Day 9
Yala National Park
We will drive you off to the Yala National Park and en route you can catch a glimpse of Ravana Ella Falls. En route to Yala you can catch a glimpse of Ravana Ella falls too.Spot elusive wildlife at the Yala National Park which boasts the highest concentration of leopards in the Asia. The leopard, the elephant and the sloth bear are the most sought-after creatures in Yala. Forty one mammal species including the jackal, the spotted deer, the sambhur, the loris, the crocodile, wild cats and buffaloes exit in this gigantic national park. Relax at the hotel or opt for a camping encounter (optional). Embark on a thrilling safari ride in the evening. Spend the night at the hotel. (or at the campsite *optional)
Day 10
Dickwella / Dondara / Ahangama
Grab your breakfast and go on a morning safari ride. Come back to the hotel for the lunch and make your way to Hikkaduwa. En route to Hikkaduwa we will take you to the Blow hole, Dickwella-where the tallest statute of Buddha lies. Also we will stop by Dondara and Ahangama to show you the stilt fishermen. You can visit the Galle Dutch fort as well. Finally we will drop you off at the hotel.
Day 11
Hikkaduwa
There are plenty of charm in Hikkaduwa including mellow beach bars and restaurants to good diving and surf schools. Hikkaduwa is a paradise for all sort of water sports where you can enjoy Kayaking, Canoeing, Surfing, Windsurfing and even Kitesurfing. So choose what you want to do!
Day 12
Colombo – Air Port
Indulge in a hearty breakfast before you leave this tropical paradise. Shop in Colombo if you have spare time. Bidding adieu to your unforgettable stay in Sri Lanka, we will drop you off at the airport until you visit Sri Lanka next time.

Tour Details

Includes

  • Accommodation half board basis
  • Transportation by AC car
  • English speaking chauffer Guide
  • Entrance tickets where mentioned
  • Government taxes
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Tips and porterage.
  • Lunch

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