‘Ceylon trails’ is a private round tour designed to showcase Sri Lanka in the way most of our visitors loved it. It’s time tested! Ceylon trails features the most significant world heritage ancient sites, Safari game drives in the most popular National parks, authentic Cultural experiences, the best seasonal Beaches, scenic Highlands and popular Sri Lankan Tea estates! The tour is recommended for the months of November, December, January, February, March and April. 

10 days / 9 nights



(On double sharing basis)


Negombo beach by your hotel is wide and clean, it’s ideal for a sundown walk. 

-20 minutes drive from the airport

Enjoy your breakfast by the beach and set off to visit Dambulla cave temples. These ancient caves were always taken care of by the Kings. The charm of these artistic caves will energize you. 

-1.5 hours visit, 2.5 hours drive from Negombo

Sigiriya citadel was built 1500 years ago. It is considered a very important ancient urban planning site with various concepts used to interlock the man made geometrical and natural forms of surroundings.

-2 hours visit, 20 minutes drive from Dambulla


Polonnaruwa ancient city comprises, besides the brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century ~750 years old.

-3 hours visit, 1 hour drive from Sigiriya.

Minneriya national park is a dry season feeding ground for the elephant population dwelling in forests of nearby cities. The park houses endemic monkeys, the purple-faced langur and the toque macaque. Sri Lankan sambar deer, Giant squirrel and Mongoose frequent the park. It is also home to Gray slender loris and many rare birds such as Owls.

-3 Hours safari, 1 hour drive from Polonnaruwa

Visit a spice garden, where smells of cinnamon, pepper, cardamom, nutmeg and mace overwhelm the senses and the visitors are provided an insight into an age old industry of spice production, which attracted many European and Asian merchants to the ports of ancient Sri Lanka.

-1 hour visit,1 hour drive from Sigiriya

The temple of the relic of the tooth of Buddha is considered the main temple in Sri Lanka. The temple. The temple is the main place of Worship for the majority of the local population and therefore it is also a cultural hub. 

-1 hour visit, 1.5 hours drive from the Spice garden

Ramboda waterfall is a refreshing stop on your way to Nuwara Eliya. Waterfalls add to the beauty of the central highlands of Sri Lanka. 

-30 minutes visit, 1.5 hours drive from Kandy

Ceylon tea is famous around the world. It is your opportunity to visit a conveniently located tea factory along your route and to taste a refreshing cup of tea at the source.  

-45 minutes visit, 30 minutes drive from Kandy

The railway line between Nuwara Eliya and Ella town is particularly beautiful as it runs through all natural terrain and it’s a refreshing local experience for the tourists who are on an exclusive private round trip. 

-3 hours train journey

Little Adams Peak is a  short hike with a very big reward, boasting spectacular views of the surrounding mountains in the ‘hill country’ region and an easy hike anyone can enjoy.

-1 hour hiking


Buduruwagala is an ancient Bhudist site dating back to the 10th Century with one of the highest Bhuddha statue carvings on a natural granite – 950 years old. 

-45 minutes visit, 1 hour drive from Ella

Yala national park has one of the highest leopard densities in the world. Yala harbors the threatened Sri Lankan sloth bear, the fishing cat and the wild water buffalo among the endemic species including Toque macaque, golden palm civet and red slender loris. 

-3 hours safari, 1.5 hours drive from Buduruwagala

Mirissa is the largest fishing port on the south coast and is known for its tuna, mullet, snapper, and butterfish. The bay is popular among tourists for its pristine beach and the clear ocean that harbors the big whales.

-2 hours drive from Yala.

You can consider doing a Whale watching boat tour on this day or just enjoy the beach. Parrot rock (Rock in the shallow waters with many birds) and Coconut tree hill (Photo location) are popular beach locations among tourists.

Galle fort is a 17th Century Dutch fort. It is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in South and South-East Asia.

-1 hour walking visit, 1 hour drive from Mirissa.

Out of the seven living sea turtle species recorded in the world, five species are found in the ocean and coast around Sri Lanka and the Southern beaches  are nests for the egg-laying turtles. The hatcheries are voluntary projects run by different organizations to safeguard the eggs and release the turtles back to the ocean. 

-1 hour visit, 1 hour drive from Galle. 2 more hours drive to BIA form the Turtle hatchery.

This private tour includes accommodation as detailed in the price breakdown, private vehicle and English-speaking driver with industry experience, guiding in historical sites, clock round back office service, toll payments and parking and vehicle entrance tickets to any site.

This private tour does not include guests’ entrance tickets to the sites, third party vehicles (safari jeeps, taxi, train, etc…) and additional visits not agreed on the contract, driving after 06.00 PM unless specified on the agreement, mileage above the quoted mileage from airport to airport and tip to the chauffeur guide or the driver, which is traditionally payable.

The vehicle can only take you up to the last possible point in case your hotels are located in difficult terrain.

The quoted price is subject to the availability of the given hotels and any rate changes due to change of applicable taxes.


This itinerary is customizable according to your tastes and dates.

Once you have selected the itinerary you like or simply without an idea, send us your inquiry using the inquiry form.

We will help you to customize the itinerary to suit your ideas and budget. Then we will do a final budget and share with you.

We will then create a service level agreement (SLA) with all details precisely mentioned including the cancellation policy. Both parties will digitally sign the SLA and the procedure will be complete.

You can make a direct bank transfer to our official bank account 31 days prior to the date of arrival. Payment receipts will be emailed to you upon bank confirmation of the receipt of funds.

Transfer changes shall be borne by the payer and the amount received at the bank as per the remittance note will be accepted as the payment.

We can consider accepting on arrival cash payments for transport services on special request of the guests.

10/11Pick up BIA – NegomboGoldi Sands1DHB85City tour C/NNA
11/11Negombo – SigiriyaHotel Sigiriya1DHB90D’bulla anc. caves20
Sigiriya anc. site60
12/11Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa – Minneriya national parkHotel Sigiriya1DHB90P’naruwa anc site50
Elephant safari150
13/11Sigiriya – KandyGrand Kandyan1DHB140Herbal gardenNA
Kandy temple20
14/11Kandy – Nuwara EliyaLa Grande1DHB125Ramboda fallsNA
Tea factoryNA
15/11Nuwara Eliya – EllaHeavens Edge1DHB145Train ride20
Little Adam’s peak10
16/11Ella – Yala/ UdawalaweEco Safari1DHB90Buduruwagala10
Leopard safari150
17/11Yala – MirissaPBC1DHB127BeachNA
19/11Mirissa – BIA (Airport transfer, approximately 5 hours with the two visits)Galle fort
Turtle hatchery
SUB TOTALS1019*(0)
Cost of total transport and guiding where applicable and 2 train tickets830
Miscellaneous expenses56
Agency fees and TAXES276
Total cost of package USD – 2 PAX2181
Total cost of package EUR – 2 PAX2060
Total cost of package AUD – 2 PAX3405

***Price of hotels will change according to your dates. Given cost is for the specified dates on double sharing basis.

Tour medium; English

Included; Private vehicle with chauffeur guide – Hotels with breakfast and dinner – Train tickets

Not included; Activity costs unless specified


DHB – Double room with breakfast and Dinner | NA – Not applicable | Anc. – Ancient | BIA – Colombo Airport

A’pura – Anuradhapura ancient city | Y’huwa – Yapahuwa ancient city | N’Eliya – Nuwara Eliya city

P’naruwa – Polonnaruwa ancient city | C/N – Colombo/Negombo

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Sri Lanka is evergreen with Sun and Rain! The best time to visit Sri Lanka would be anytime! Rain is always probable specially during the Monsoons so its important to be in the right beach at the right time; Southern beaches are best to visit from December to March and the Eastern beaches from May to August! September and October are rainy months here but we are always open for business!


Hikkaduwa is the most famous beach spot in Sri Lanka. It offers the tourist the complete commercial beach holiday.  For those looking for fun in the sun and fun when the sun goes down Hikkaduwa is the place to be. Spend your days on the beach and nights at the many beach bars and clubs. For those who are into snorkeling and diving Hikkaduwa is a good place to go to.

For the tourist the beach hotels that line up the coastal belt of Hikkaduwa and around will give the traveler everything that they are looking for in a typical tropical beach holiday. It is the perfect setting for working on your tan, playing in the surf, body boarding and surfing. The area was famous for its coral and further up the reef you can see plenty of coral. There are also diving facilities available as well as instructors. In addition there are also plenty of glass bottom boats where one can see the wonder and beauty of the marine life further on. Schools of barracuda, fresh water sharks and other types of fish have been spotted. A must see are the turtle hatcheries where if lucky you can actually see the turtles been released into the ocean.

At night there are plenty of restaurants to choose from. Hikkaduwa and the areas around are famous for its fresh sea food. There are also Italian, German and Chinese cuisines that can be found and not to mention the famous Sri Lankan rotti shop. After dinner stroll down the beach and find the open beach bars before heading towards the night clubs.

Hikkaduwa offers the tourist a complete beach atmosphere so besides enjoying the sea and the beach life there is not much else to do around here. There are few small boutiques that sell beach wear and precious stones. It is not what you would call a modern city. It is more of a beach village that makes its living through tourism which is very rampant in Hikkaduwa. For a complete beach vacation Hikkaduwa is definitely the destination.