Honeymoon tour - 8 days

Departure Date

Every Monday

Duration

Onwards Per Person

Views

596

Maximum Seats

10

Epic journeys

Multilingual Tour Guides
Fully A/C Private Transport
Comfortable Accommodation
Truly Authentic Tour Experience
Airport Pick Up and Drop Off
Highly Personalized Service

Destinations

Negombo / Anuradhapura / Sigiriya / Dambulla / Polonnaruwa / Matale / Kandy / Nuwara Eliya / Tangalle / Galle / Colombo

Tour Overview

Day 1

Airport – Negombo

Meet & greet on arrival at Bandaranayake International airport by  your chauffer guide driver. Transfer to  hotel in Negombo.

Negombo:

Overnight stay in Negombo – Paradise Beach Resort -3 star (B) or similar

A touristic beach resort located close proximity to the airport, where the hotels and beach resorts are widely considered as a transit point.

Day 2

Negombo – Anuradhapura - (Travel time : approx. 4 – 5 hrs)

After breakfast at Hotel- Leave for the cultural city of Anuradhapura- Pm- Tour of the city.  Optional : Escorted Bicycle tour of the city

Anuradhapura : the first capital city, dates back to 380 BC, lay deserted in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. The city ruled by 113 kings is the birthplace of Buddhism and the Sinhala civilization.

Overnight stay in Anuradhapura- Alakamandawa Hotel- 3 star-(B) or similar

Day 03

Anuradhapura - Sigiriya - Dambulla

After breakfast at Hotel- Leave for Sigiriya- climb rock fortress.

The Sigiriya Rock Fortress : It is (considered the 8th wonder of the world ) also called the ‘fortress in the sky’ or ‘Lion rock’ , rising 200 metres above a forested plain. It is now believed to be the palace of King Ravana (the demon king  from the famous legend the Ramayana tale) long before it was made the palace and fortress of King Kasyapa in the 5th Century AD.

Pm -leave for Dambulla – visit Cave temple.

Dambulla cave temple : It is also known as the Golden cave temple, dating back to the 1st century BC , declared a world heritage site by Unesco, is one of the largest and well preserved cave temples in Sri Lanka comprising of numerous murals and Buddha statues.

Overnight stay in Dambulla- Kassapa Lion Rock- 3 star-(B) or similar

Day 04

Dambulla - Polonnaruwa - Dambulla

Breakfast at Hotel- leave for Polonnaruwa- Explore the medieval capital. Pm-proceed to Dambulla for overnight stay.

Polonnaruwa : It was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated Chola Invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader. It was the second capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to the 13th century AD, after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993.

Overnight stay in Dambulla- Kassapa Lion Rock(B)

Day 05

Dambulla - Matale - Kandy

Breakfast at Hotel- leave for Kandy- enroute make a short stop in Matale, visit Aluvihara. Proceed to Kandy- Afternoon- Visit the sacred Dalada Tooth temple. Evening you will watch a cultural show, by Kandyan dancers and drummers, followed by a fire-walking display.

Optional : visit to a Spice garden.

Kandy : It is the second largest city in Sri Lanka after Colombo.  It was the last capital in the Central province of the last king of Kandy. It was subjected to several attacks by the Portuguese and later the Dutch invaders (who were ruling the coastal areas) but were successfully repelled.

Overnight stay in Kandy- Senani Hotel- 3 star-(B) or similar

Day 06

Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

Breakfast at Hotel- leave for the cool climes of NuwaraEliya-  You will be passing through some of the panoramic mountains, valleys and some exotic waterfalls enroute surrounded by Tea plantations.

Nuwara Eliya :   “The center of the hill country also called the “Hill station” in British colonial jargon. This ruggedly picturesque location almost 6200 feet in elevation with it’s soft English spring climate is very English in it’s landscape & buildings; which of course was started by the British, who made it their hill resort, during their rule in Sri Lanka. ” You will visit a fully operating Tea plantation and a Tea factory and have the rare opportunity of your lifetime to taste a fine ‘Cup of original flavoured Sri Lanka Tea’ produced from the same tea plantation.

Day 07

Nuwaraeliya - Tangalle - Galle

After breakfast at Hotel- leave for Galle- via Tangalle. This is a long scenic drive- enroute you will pass the fishing village of weligama where you will see the Fishermen on stilts. Further down you will pass the sensational Hummaniya blow hole- On arrival in Galle- visit the Galle Dutch Fort-

Galle Dutch Fort : Declared a LIVING world heritage site by UNESCO. The Portuguese came to Galle in 1505, followed by the Dutch in 1640.

Overnight stay in Galle- Lady Hill Hotel- 3 star(B) or similar

Day 08

Galle - Colombo - Airport

Breakfast at hotel- Departure for the airport to catch flight leaving at ??. Flight details.

You are required to be at the airport 3 hrs before flight.

B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner

Tour Summary

Highlights of the Tour

  • Negambo
  • Anuradhapura cultural sites
  • Sigiriya rock fortress
  • Dambulla cave temples
  • Medieval capital Polonnaruwa
  • Kandy tooth temple / cultural show
  • Nuwara Eliya tea plantations/ tea factory
  • Fishermen on stills / Hummaniya blow wall
  • Galle Dutch Fort
The Price
Sharing DBL room with Breakfast excluding Entrance fees + Activities as per itinerary :
  • Standard Silver : USD 1011 onwards per person.
  • Supplement for Entrance fees + Activities : USD 167 Per person
Includes
  • Accomodation, sharing 01 DBL room with breakfast subject to room availability at time of confirmation of the booking
  • Air-conditioned private transport by Saloon car for max 02 pax
  • Airport transfers both ways
  • Services of an English speaking chauffer guide, is accommodation & meals
  • Government taxes and service charge for services provided.
  • Parking fees, toll charges applicable
  • Airport entrance fees, paging board etc
Excludes
  • Lunch, dinner and beverages – (Stops will be made at recommended restaurants while on tour).
  • Entrance fees at all mentioned sites and locations as per itinerary.
  • Tips and porterage
  • Expenses of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc,.)
  • Cost of International air ticket
  • Personal travel and medical insurance
  • Peak season and cricket supplements
  • Complulsory Xmas (24 Dec) & New Year (31 Dec) supplements
  • Camera & video permits at cultural sites
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Visa fees (Click for details)

Restrictions

Not Applicable

Please note the following
  • The above package is for 02, pax travelling together.
  • Any unutilised hotel accommodation or other services after confirmation of booking will not be refunded.
  • Any change of hotels after confirmation of the booking will be on clients own account.
  • Cancellation policy- please refer under Terms and conditions as published in our web site.
  • The prices are effective for the period of the tour but will be subject to change in the event of any sudden govt levies or hotel rates.

Booking and Payment Procedure

  • Upon acceptance of our quote, we will check room availability and make tentative reservations effective for 48 hours depending on the hotel policy since some hotels do not accept tentative reservations.
  • In the event you accept our tentative reservation and quote, a non- refundable deposit of 30% of the full value is required in advance on confirmation to secure the booking and re-confirm all arrangements.
  • The balance 70% is payable 30 days prior to arrival in Sri Lanka via direct bank wire transfer.
  • If your booking is made within 30 days of commencement of tour, 100% of total value is payable on confirmation of the booking.
  • We will make our best endeavors to reserve the hotels and related services as mentioned in our quote. If requested hotels are unavailable, we will provide hotels of similar category mentioned in the quote.
  • In the event of hotel of similar category mentioned in the quote is not available and only a lower category of hotel is available, this will be informed to you accordingly and the benefit (if any), will be passed on to you.
  • In the event of hotel of similar category mentioned in the quote is not available and only a higher category/ more expensive hotel is only available, you will be informed accordingly and supplement (if any) will be charged to you.
  • Please note the tour will be re-confirmed and all hotel bookings secured (official vouchers to respective hotels released) only upon credit of funds to our bank account.

Payment procedure

Payments are accepted only by Direct wire Transfer to our bank account.