Departure Date: 01/04/2019
Over eight nights, you’ll have plenty of time to discover the history, culture and stunning natural beauty of the tear-shaped island of Sri Lanka. Combining the very best of the country’s many highlights, from ancient cities and emerald tea landscapes, to untamed jungles and pristine coastlines, this incredible tour promises to deliver a truly unforgettable travel experience.
Known as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’ Sri Lanka offers palm-studded beaches, rolling plantations and sacred sights, all full of spirituality and beautiful culture. Enjoy the undiluted beauty of manicured tea gardens and witness the pilgrimage sites and ancient Buddhist Ruins. Surrounded by charming, friendly locals, some of the best cuisines in the world and history, Sri Lanka’s essence will capture you and leave memories for a lifetime.
After a night’s stay in Colombo you’ll make the journey to Habarana and Sigiriya where you will enjoy two nights in Habarana to relax and unwind before your next adventure. During your time here, you will also have the opportunity to visit the famous Pinnawela elephant orphanage.
Drive on to Kandy, the cultural centre of Sri Lanka and the capital of the last Singhalese kingdom. Staying overnight, you can enjoy a visit to the famed ‘Temple of the Tooth for the traditional evening ‘Pooja’. Leaving Kandy behind, you’ll travel on to Nuwara Eliya spending two nights in the beautiful tea country, where the glistening green leaves and the neat rows of green, cloak ridges and valleys are sure to provide a lasting impression of this spectacular hill country.
Enjoy an early morning excursion to Horton Plains, a former hunting ground of the British Raj, which provides excellent opportunities for walking and soaking up the panoramic views over the spectacular clifftops.
Price is based on 2 adults sharing in 4 star accommodation throughout this 8 day Alluring Sri Lanka tour. Price includes return flights with one checked bag of 23KG, your accommodation in a double occupancy room with any meal inclusions as specified on the itinerary, Transportation by private A/C vehicle with English speaking chauffer guide, train from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, one time entrance for Minneriya national park including Jeep , Sigiriya Rock fortress, Polonnaruwa, Cooking demonstration in Matale, Temple of the tooth, tickets to witness the cultural show and Horton’s plains national park.
8 days from €1840 per person
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