11 Days Highlights of Sri Lanka Tour

Colombo-Sigiriya-Kandy-Nuwara Eliya-Kataragama--Galle-Bentota-Colombo

Tour Code: TCT-Sri Lanka-03

Tour Type: Private Tour

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

Price from $ 1401

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Tour Feature

 Have a close contact with wild elephant
 Astonished by the UNESCO world Heritage Sites
 Stunned by the amazing natural view
 Take a safari in the national park
 

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Colombo-Sigiriya Transfer service to hotel in Sigiriya, Elephant Orphanage
02 Sigiriya Sigiriya Lion's Rock fortress, the ruins of Polonnaruwa (all entrance fees are excluded)
03 Sigiriya the ancient’s 1st Capital city Anuradhapura, Sri Maha Bodhi tree, Atamasthana (all entrance fees are excluded)
04 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)
05 Kandy Free day at leisure to explore the Town
06 Kandy- Nuwara Eliya Peradeniya Botanical Garden , Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, the Ramboda waterfalls, Tea factory & Plantation(all entrance fees are excluded)
07 Nuwara Eliya the Horton Plains National Park trekking (all entrance fees are excluded)
08 Nuwara Eliya- Kataragama the Ravana waterfall in Ella, Kataragama Temple (all entrance fees are excluded)
09 Kataragama-Galle- Bentota Yala national park (safari jeep excluded), Galle Dutch Fort (all entrance fees are excluded)
10 Bentota- Colombo Explore the city and shopping around by yourself
11 Departure Colombo Transfer service to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Colombo 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, which takes about 4.5 hours by driving. Enroute we will have a visit the Elephant Orphanage to witness Elephant Feeding at 9.15am & River bathing at 10am OR Elephant Feeding at 1.15pm & River bathing at 2pm (depending on the availability) (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Elephant Orphanage
Elephant Orphanage
 

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. Thereafter transfer to the Ruins of Polonnaruwa for about 1.5 hours. The Ruins of Polonnaruwa was the 2nd Capitol in Ancient Sri Lanka, one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Ruins of Polonnaruwa
Ruins of Polonnaruwa
 

Day 3Sigiriya

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Forest Hotel 4-star

After breakfast, you will take a day trip to visit the ancient’s 1st Capital city Anuradhapura, which is another UNESCO World Heritage Site. It takes about 2 hours to drive to Anuradhapura. And then in the afternoon, we move to visit the Sri Maha Bodhi Tree and the Eight Great Places of Veneration in Anuradhapura called the “Atamasthana”. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Atamasthana
Atamasthana
 

Day 4Sigiriya Kandy

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Sky Hotel 4-star

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 5Kandy

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Sky Hotel 4-sta

Free day at leisure to explore the Town
 

Day 6Kandy Nuwara Eliya

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

After breakfast at the hotel checkout, proceed to Nuwara Eliya. En route we will transfer visit the Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple at Ramboda, the Ramboda Waterfalls , Tea Factory & Plantation. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple
Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple
 

Day 7Nuwara Eliya

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

In the morning, we will take a trip to the Horton Plains National Park. A trekking tour of Horton Plains is recommended today. En route we could visit the“Worlds end”and “BakersWaterfall, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Nature Site. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Note:
*Trekking shoes required
*Separate vehicle required to reach the plateau (vehicle for horton plains excluded)
*Total approx 8km of trekking

Horton Plain National Park
Horton Plain National Park Trekking
 

Day 8Nuwara Eliya Kataragama

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Grand Tamarind Lake Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at the hotel, check out from hotel and transfer to Kataragama. En-route take a visit to the Ravana Waterfall in Ella. Upon arriving at Kataragama, visit the Kataragama Temple, one of the few religious sites in Sri Lanka that is venerated by the majority Sinhala Buddhists, Hindu minority Sri Lankan Tamil people, Sri Lankan Moors and the Vedda people. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Ravana Waterfall
Ravana Waterfall
 

Day 9Kataragama Galle Bentota

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Cinnamon Bey Hotel 4-star

In the early morning, take an optional Jeep safari at the Yala National Park at 6:00 pm with packet breakfast.(safari jeep excluded). Yala National Park is Sri Lanka's most famous wild life park.

After breakfast at the hotel, check out & transfer to Bentota via visiting the Galle Dutch Fort (A UNESCO world Heritage Site). It takes about 4 hours from Kataragama to Galle and another 1 hour to Bentota. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Yala National Park
Yala National Park
 

Day 10Bentota Colombo 

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Pearl Grand Hotel 4-star

After Breakfast at the hotel, checkout & travel to Colombo on the express way for about 1.5 hours. On arrival, you will have a city tour & shopping tour in Colombo by yourself. 

Colombo City View
Colombo City View
 

Day 11Departure 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 Colombo 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, which takes about 4.5 hours by driving. Enroute we will have a visit the Elephant Orphanage to witness Elephant Feeding at 9.15am & River bathing at 10am OR Elephant Feeding at 1.15pm & River bathing at 2pm (depending on the availability) (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Elephant Orphanage
Elephant Orphanage
 

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. Thereafter transfer to the Ruins of Polonnaruwa for about 1.5 hours. The Ruins of Polonnaruwa was the 2nd Capitol in Ancient Sri Lanka, one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Ruins of Polonnaruwa
Ruins of Polonnaruwa
 

Day 3Sigiriya

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Forest Hotel 4-star

After breakfast, you will take a day trip to visit the ancient’s 1st Capital city Anuradhapura, which is another UNESCO World Heritage Site. It takes about 2 hours to drive to Anuradhapura. And then in the afternoon, we move to visit the Sri Maha Bodhi Tree and the Eight Great Places of Veneration in Anuradhapura called the “Atamasthana”. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Atamasthana
Atamasthana
 

Day 4Sigiriya Kandy

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Sky Hotel 4-star

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 5Kandy

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Amaara Sky Hotel 4-sta

Free day at leisure to explore the Town
 

Day 6Kandy Nuwara Eliya

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

After breakfast at the hotel checkout, proceed to Nuwara Eliya. En route we will transfer visit the Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple at Ramboda, the Ramboda Waterfalls , Tea Factory & Plantation. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple
Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple
 

Day 7Nuwara Eliya

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

In the morning, we will take a trip to the Horton Plains National Park. A trekking tour of Horton Plains is recommended today. En route we could visit the“Worlds end”and “BakersWaterfall, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Nature Site. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Note:
*Trekking shoes required
*Separate vehicle required to reach the plateau (vehicle for horton plains excluded)
*Total approx 8km of trekking

Horton Plain National Park
Horton Plain National Park Trekking
 

Day 8Nuwara Eliya Kataragama

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Grand Tamarind Lake Hotel 4-star

After breakfast at the hotel, check out from hotel and transfer to Kataragama. En-route take a visit to the Ravana Waterfall in Ella. Upon arriving at Kataragama, visit the Kataragama Temple, one of the few religious sites in Sri Lanka that is venerated by the majority Sinhala Buddhists, Hindu minority Sri Lankan Tamil people, Sri Lankan Moors and the Vedda people. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Ravana Waterfall
Ravana Waterfall
 

Day 9Kataragama Galle Bentota

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Cinnamon Bey Hotel 4-star

In the early morning, take an optional Jeep safari at the Yala National Park at 6:00 pm with packet breakfast.(safari jeep excluded). Yala National Park is Sri Lanka's most famous wild life park.

After breakfast at the hotel, check out & transfer to Bentota via visiting the Galle Dutch Fort (A UNESCO world Heritage Site). It takes about 4 hours from Kataragama to Galle and another 1 hour to Bentota. (All sites are optional and entrance fees are not included)

Yala National Park
Yala National Park
 

Day 10Bentota Colombo 

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Pearl Grand Hotel 4-star

After Breakfast at the hotel, checkout & travel to Colombo on the express way for about 1.5 hours. On arrival, you will have a city tour & shopping tour in Colombo by yourself. 

Colombo City View
Colombo City View
 

Day 11Departure 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 $1643 $1643
6 ~ 9 pax $1401 $1401

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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