Best of Lanka’s sights- 8 day tour

Departure Date

Every Monday

Duration

Onwards Per Person

Views

506

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 / Ratnapura / Singharaja / Tissamaharama / Yala /  Nuwara Eliya / Horton Plains / Kandy / Colombo

Tour Overview

Day 1

Colombo Airport - Negombo

Meet and greet on Arrival and transfer to Hotel in Negombo.

Negombo – a touristic beach resort located close proximity to the airport, where the hotels and beach resorts are widely considered as a transit point. It is a short distance from the bustling fishing village and lively fish market.

Take a boat ride in the Muthurajawela marsh.

Overnight in  Negombo- Paradise Beach resort- 3 star

Day 2

Negombo - Ratnapura

After breakfast- leave for Ratnapura. You are free to visit a  gem mine.

Rathnapura is  home to some of the most famous gem-mines in Sri Lanka located about 100 km from Colombo. Sri Lanka is famous for the production of its precious stones such as blue Sapphires, Star sapphires, Cat’s Eyes, Garnets, Amethysts etc

Overnight in Ratnapura -Ratnaloka Hotel- 3 star

Day 03

Ratnapura - Singharaja

After breakfast leave on an excursion to Singharaja rainforest.

Sinharaja rain forest-  is home to several species of butterflies, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.  Among the animal species the most common is the Sambhur, The Barking deer are also found within the reserve. Leopards are not commonly sighted, but their presence has been detected by tracks and other signs.

Overnight in Ratnapura- Ratnaloka Hotel- 3 star or Boulder garden – Nature and boutique hotel (B)

Day 04

Ratnapura - Tissamaharama - Yala

After early breakfast leave for Tissamaharama.  You will be just on time for the afternoon 4wd jeep safari at Yala National park.

Yala National park-  is home to several herds of the the Asian Elephant. It is also famous for the Leopard, sloth Bear and wild Boar and wild Buffalo.

Overnight in  Tissamaharama- Elephant Reach Hotel- 3 star

Day 05

Tisamaharama - Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains

After early breakfast, leave for NuwaraEliya- go on an excursion to the Horton Plains/World’s end and Bakers falls.

NuwaraEliya : “The center of the hill country was also called the “Hill station”. This picturesque location which is approx 6200 feet above sea level with it’s soft English spring climate.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya -Galway forest hotel- 3 star

Day 06

Nuwara - Eliya - Kandy

After breakfast leave for Kandy – en route visit a Tea plantaion and a Tea Factory . Evening visit the sacred Tooth temple and watch a cultural show of Tariditional Kandyan dancers and drummers.

Kandy- considered as the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital in the Central province and the last bastion of the last king of Kandy before it fell to the British in 1815. 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- Serene Grand Hotel 3 star

Day 07

Kandy - Colombo

After breakfast, leave for Colombo, En route visit the Pinnawala. elephant orphanage.

The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage - The orphanage was set up by the National Zoological Gardens to feed, nurse & house baby elephants abandoned by their mothers, stranded in the jungles and ravines.

Overnight stay in Colombo- Fair View hotel- 3 star

Day 08

Colombo - Airport

You will be transfered to the airport to catch flight leaving at ?? flight details ?? for departure

We wish you a safe and pleasant flight !

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

B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner

Tour Summary

Highlights of the Tour

  • Muthurajawela boat ride
  • Rathnapura – visit to gem mine
  • Sinharaja Rain forest
  • Yala National park
  • Nuwera eliya / Hortan plains/ World’s End/ Bakers Falls
  • Kandy Temple of the Sacred Tooth/ cultural show
  • Pinnawela elephant orphanage
The Price
Sharing DBL room with Breakfast excluding Entrance fees + Activities as per itinerary :
  • Standard Silver : USD 1076 onwards per person.
  • Supplement for Entrance fees + Activities : USD 271 Per person
Includes
  • Accomodation 01 SGL or sharing DBL room with breakfast base don the category of hotel or guest house, selected by client subject to room availability at time of confirmation of the booking
  • Air-conditioned private transport by Saloon car for a max of 02 pax or High roofed Micro van for a maximum of 4-6 pax
  • Airport transfers both ways
  • Services of an English speaking chauffer guide, is accommodation & meals
  • Services of other foreign language speaking chauffer guides available at an additional cost
  • 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, Jeep hire costs, Trekker chargers etc 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
  • Camera & video permits at cultural sites
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Departure airport tax/Visa fees (Click for details)
  • Compulsory Cricket/Peak and any Seasonal supplements at selected hotels.(To be notified by the time of the booking)

Restrictions

  • Children below 05 yrs are not encouraged unless under direct request from the parents.

Please note the following

  • The above package is for 02 adults travelling together.
  • Check in time 2.00 pm ; and Check out time : 12.00 noon- Please note there will be an additional supplement for early arrivals and late departures depending on the hotel policy.
  • Any unutilised accomodation or services will not be refunded.
  • If any changes to hotels after confirmation of booking will be entirely at your own expense.
  • All other terms and conditions as per published in our web site.
  • The above 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.
  • For Cancellation policy- please refer under Terms and Conditions as published in our web site.

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.