Ultimate Sri Lanka

To indulge in the essence of Sri Lanka

15 Days

Duration

15 Days

Destinations Covered

Airport- Negombo-Kalpitiya- Wilpattu-Anuradhapura- Habarana-Minneriya- Polonnaruwa- Sigiriya-Dambulla- Matale-Kandy- Peradeniya-Nuwara Eliya-Horton Plains-Adam’s Peak-Ella- Haputale-Yala- Katargama-Galle- Bentota-Colombo- Airport

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. Spend the night and get ready for the next day at one of our partnering hotels.
Day 3
Kalpitiya
After a hearty breakfast, explore the Negombo fishing village. Take a leisurely stroll along the endless shoreline in the evening. Opt for a thrilling kite surfing adventure if you are looking for an adrenaline rush. You can try out kite surfing as well. Go whale watching in Negombo to catch a glimpse of gentle jumbos swim in pods.
Day 4
Wilpattu/Anuradhapura
Drive off to Wilpattu after a quick breakfast. Kick off a morning safari ride to witness the exotic wildlife. Explore the ancient city of Anurdhapura where timeless ruins stands so gloriously against the test of time. Treat yourself to a relaxing Ayurveda treatment and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 5
Habarana/Minneriya/Polonnaruwa
Head to Minneriya early in the morning for a bizarre safari ride at the Minneriya National Park. Capture the evocative remnants as you walk past the timeless ruins of the city. Drive to Sigiriya and call it a day at the hotel.
Day 6
Sigiriya/Dambulla/Matale
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. Settle for a relaxing Ayurveda treatment after a tongue-teasing meal. 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.
Day 7
Kandy/Peradeniya
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 8
Pinnawala/Ella
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. Then take the unforgettable train ride from Kadugannawa to Ella and spend your night at the hotel.
Day 9
Haputale/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 10
Nuwara Eliya
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 11
Nuwara Eliya/Adam’s Peak
Head to the Tea Factory after the breakfast to have a look at how the world’s finest tea-Ceylon tea is made. Start your drive to Adam’ Peak which is one of the greatest mountain summits on the island and also a divine destination. The climb is by no means easy-peasy yet it is worthwhile to take a chance to climb this holy mountain. Capture the glorious sunrise from the summit, a sight to remember.
Day 12
Adam’s Peak
Make some time to take the much needed rest after the trek. Treat yourself to good food and leave the hotel in the evening to explore Yala.
Day 13
Yala National Park/Kataragama
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. In the evening we will take you around Katargama, one of the sacred cities on the island. The next stop is Galle Fort which is one of the iconic landmarks in Sri Lanka and finally spend the night in Bentota.
Day 14
Bentota
Grab a delicious breakfast and think of what you want to do today! For adventure addicts, you have the opportunity to test your limits on exciting water sports including snorkeling, kite surfing and diving. You can even take a dip in the shallow waters. Visit the Turtle Hatchery where you have the chance to lift up an adorable baby turtle and strike a pose!
Day 15
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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