9 Days Amazing Sri Lanka Budget Tour

Colombo-Sigiriya-Kandy-Nuwara Eliya-Kitulgala-Colombo

Tour Code: TCT-Sri Lanka-02

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: December to next March is the best time to visit Sri Lanka

Price from $ 815

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Tour Feature

 9 Days to explore Sri Lanka on a budget
 Have a close contact with wild elephant
 Astonished by the UNESCO world Heritage Site
 Enjoy the awesome natural view
 

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Colombo-Sigiriya Transfer service to hotel in Sigiriya
02 Sigiriya Sigiriya Lion's Rock fortress, Minneriya National Park (all entrance fees are excluded)
03 Sigiriya-Kandy Dambulla Cave Temple, the Gem Museum & Store, The Temple of the Tooth Relic, Wood Carving center. Cultural Dance Show (all entrance fees are excluded)
04 Kandy Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Elephant Orphanage, Spice Garden (all entrance fees are excluded)
05 Kandy- Nuwara Eliya Tea factory & Plantation, Water fall enroute (all entrance fees are excluded)
06 Nuwara Eliya Gregory’s lake, Queen Victoria park, the Golf Club, Tea factory and plantation, Colonial buildings, etc... (all entrance fees are excluded)
07 Nuwara Eliya- Kitulgala- Colombo White Water Rafting, Waterfall Abseiling, River Rafting, Mountain Biking, Trekking (Optional activity on your own expense)
08 Colombo Free time, city tour and shopping tour in Colombo by yourself
09 Departure Colombo Transfer service to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Sigiriya

Meals: No meal
Overnight: Amaara Forest Hotel 4-star

Arrive to the Bandaranayake International Airport. You will be met by the local driver guide and transferred to Sigiriya directly, which takes about 4 hours by driving. Overnight in Sigiriya.

Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Sigiriya Rock Fortress
 

Day 2Sigiriya

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Forest Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at hotel, you will be picked up from hotel and transferred to visit the Sigiriya Lion's Rock fortress, which is famous as the 8th wonder of the world and one of the UNESCO world heritage site. In the afternoon, you could choose to have a Safari at Minneriya National Park, which is a sanctuary unlike any other. Here you see nature at her best. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Minneriya national park
Minneriya National Park
 

Day 3 Sigiriya Kandy 

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Sky Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at hotel, check out & transfer to Kandy. Enroute, you could have a visit to the Dambulla Cave Temple, which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka.

In Kandy visit the Gem Museum & Store, The Temple of the Tooth relic, Wood Carving Center. There is a cultural dance show at 5:00 pm. If you are interested in it, you could include it into your tour. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Temple of the Tooth Relic
Temple of the Tooth Relic
 

Day 4Kandy

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Sky Hotel 4-star

After breakfast, we will transfer to visit the Peradeniya Botanical Garden. Around 11:30am, we will leave to Pinnawela to visit the Elephant Orphanage, where you could witness feeding of Elephants at 1:15pm and river bathing of Elephants at 2:00 pm.

Drive back to overnight at Kandy. Visit the Spice Garden enroute. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Elephant Orphanage
Elephant Orphanage
 

Day 5Kandy  Nuwara Eliya

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Araliya Green Hills Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at hotel, check out from hotel & transfer to Nuwara Eliya. Enroute we could have a visit the Tea factory & plantation, water fall. Enjoy the Scenic drive to Nuwara Eliya. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Gregory Lake
Gregory Lake
 

Day 6Nuwara Eliya

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Araliya Green Hills Hotel 4-star

In the morning, after breakfast you will be free at leisure to explore the town by visiting the Gregory’s Lake, Queen Victoria Park, the Golf Club, Tea factory and plantation, Colonial buildings, etc...  Horse riding / Pony riding / Boating also available. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Queen Victoria Park
Queen Victoria Park
 

Day 7Nuwara Eliya Kitulgala Colombo

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Pearl Grand Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at hotel, check out from hotel and say goodbye to Nuwara Eliya. We will drive to Colombo via Kitulgala.

At Kitulgala you can enjoy adventure activities if interested in. For example: white water rafting, waterfall abseiling, river rafting, mountain biking, trekking, etc. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Mountain Biking Kitulgala
Mountain Biking Kitulgala
 

Day 8Colombo

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Pearl Grand Hotel 4-star

After Breakfast at the hotel, you could explore the city of Colombo by yourself and shopping around before departure from Sri Lanka. It will be a leisure self-exploring day for you today. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Colombl City View
Colombl City View
 

Day 9Departure Colombo

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast at hotel, you will need to check out from hotel. Then our local driver guide will transfer you to the Bandaranayake International Airport for about 40 minutes.

Service Ends

Day 1Arrival Sigiriya

Meals: No meal
Overnight: Amaara Forest Hotel 4-star

Arrive to the Bandaranayake International Airport. You will be met by the local driver guide and transferred to Sigiriya directly, which takes about 4 hours by driving. Overnight in Sigiriya.

Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Sigiriya Rock Fortress
 

Day 2Sigiriya

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Forest Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at hotel, you will be picked up from hotel and transferred to visit the Sigiriya Lion's Rock fortress, which is famous as the 8th wonder of the world and one of the UNESCO world heritage site. In the afternoon, you could choose to have a Safari at Minneriya National Park, which is a sanctuary unlike any other. Here you see nature at her best. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Minneriya national park
Minneriya National Park
 

Day 3 Sigiriya Kandy 

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Sky Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at hotel, check out & transfer to Kandy. Enroute, you could have a visit to the Dambulla Cave Temple, which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka.

In Kandy visit the Gem Museum & Store, The Temple of the Tooth relic, Wood Carving Center. There is a cultural dance show at 5:00 pm. If you are interested in it, you could include it into your tour. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Temple of the Tooth Relic
Temple of the Tooth Relic
 

Day 4Kandy

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Sky Hotel 4-star

After breakfast, we will transfer to visit the Peradeniya Botanical Garden. Around 11:30am, we will leave to Pinnawela to visit the Elephant Orphanage, where you could witness feeding of Elephants at 1:15pm and river bathing of Elephants at 2:00 pm.

Drive back to overnight at Kandy. Visit the Spice Garden enroute. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Elephant Orphanage
Elephant Orphanage
 

Day 5Kandy  Nuwara Eliya

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Araliya Green Hills Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at hotel, check out from hotel & transfer to Nuwara Eliya. Enroute we could have a visit the Tea factory & plantation, water fall. Enjoy the Scenic drive to Nuwara Eliya. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Gregory Lake
Gregory Lake
 

Day 6Nuwara Eliya

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Araliya Green Hills Hotel 4-star

In the morning, after breakfast you will be free at leisure to explore the town by visiting the Gregory’s Lake, Queen Victoria Park, the Golf Club, Tea factory and plantation, Colonial buildings, etc...  Horse riding / Pony riding / Boating also available. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Queen Victoria Park
Queen Victoria Park
 

Day 7Nuwara Eliya Kitulgala Colombo

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Pearl Grand Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at hotel, check out from hotel and say goodbye to Nuwara Eliya. We will drive to Colombo via Kitulgala.

At Kitulgala you can enjoy adventure activities if interested in. For example: white water rafting, waterfall abseiling, river rafting, mountain biking, trekking, etc. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Mountain Biking Kitulgala
Mountain Biking Kitulgala
 

Day 8Colombo

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Pearl Grand Hotel 4-star

After Breakfast at the hotel, you could explore the city of Colombo by yourself and shopping around before departure from Sri Lanka. It will be a leisure self-exploring day for you today. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Colombl City View
Colombl City View
 

Day 9Departure Colombo

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast at hotel, you will need to check out from hotel. Then our local driver guide will transfer you to the Bandaranayake International Airport for about 40 minutes.

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Oct 1st – Apr 30th May 1st –Sep 30th
2 ~ 5 pax $990 $990
6 ~ 9 pax $815 $815

What are Included
  Internal flight or train as specified
  Private transfer between airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

What are Excluded
  International air tickets or train tickets for arrival and departure
  Gratuities to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services
  Comprehensive travel insurance

Remarks:
※   Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019, except some local festivals and national holidays.
※   TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※   Prices are worked out based on 1st class hotel
※   Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※   TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

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