Project Description

AUTHENTIC SRI LANKA

Authentic Sri Lanka is your road trip of the lifetime. You will travel through the time along the roads through natural forest cover and tea estates of shades of green. It is absolutely refreshing to review the history from the ancient times to the colonial era through to the modern day. The original culture dominating the outskirts of Sri Lanka will surprise you! Different beaches of white, gold and green as you move will be the bliss of your eyes.

11 days / 10 nights

FROM

2400.00€

PRICE FOR TWO PEOPLE
(1200€ per person)

Itinerary

Arrival, welcome & assistance at the airport. Leave for Anuradhapura. En-route visit the fishing village in Negombo which is the center of the island’s fishing community. It is largely Roman Catholic by faith, On completion leave for Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela, which is a home to about 70 Elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. Also, accompany the Elephants to a river close by to see them having their daily baths. After that proceed to Anuradhapura.Night stay at Anuradhapura.

After breakfast at hotel visit the sacred ancient city of Anuradhapura founded in the 04th century B.C a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1982. It has the largest number of ancient monuments of the great Sinhala civilization. You will see some of such as Ruwanweliseya Dagoba, Thuparama Dagoba, Brazen Palace, The image of the Samadhi Buddha, The Twin Ponds, Guard Stones and the Moonstone. The ‘Sri Maha Bodhi’ or the sacred Bo tree. The oldest historically documented tree in the world and the Isurumuniya Temple. On completion proceed to Sigiriya en route visit Mihitale. Night stay at Sigiriya.

After a warm breakfast at the hotel proceed to Sigiriya and climb the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya, built 5th century A.D, see the Water Garden, Bolder Garden, Mural Paintings, The Mirror Wall, The Lion’s Paws and the Royal Swimming Pool on top. On completion proceed to Polonnaruwa (UNESCO World Heritage Site) the Capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to 13th century, Polonnaruwa is strewn with ruins in a resplendent state of preservation. Of these the ‘Vatadage’the ‘Thuparama Image house’ and the ‘Gal vihara’are the most spectacular and also visit the monuments such as Tivankha Image House , Parakhramabahu Statue ,Watadage , Hatadage & Archaeological Museum. On completion, return to the hotel in Sigiriya for the night.

After breakfast, proceed to Kandy. On the way visit Dambulla Cave Temple, most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave Temples. On completion leave for Kandy. In the evening, visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show. Overnight stay at Kandy.

Morning proceed to Nuwara Eliya, or Little England, as it is affectionately known. During the steep ascent to Nuwara Eliya we visit a Tea Factory where we can see how tea is made and have the opportunity to buy a selection of fresh tea. Undoubtedly, the best tea you will ever taste! Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

After an early breakfast at hotel, leave for Horton Plains, The highest plateau in the country. It is one of the very important National parks in Sri Lanka. The most awesome physical feature of the Horton Plains is the escarpment that falls 880 meters to the lowlands. Aptly known as the ‘World’s End’ the view from the precipice of the countryside below towards the south coast is spectacular. On completion returned to Nuwara Eliya and proceed to Nanu Oya Railway station to catch the train and a charming train ride to Ella. Ella is an excellent base for keen trekkers. Overnight stay at Ella.

After breakfast at the hotel start trekking in Ella rock the magnificent view through Ella Gap. Enchanting and spectacular sceneries among the tea plantations. On completion proceed to Yala National park . En route visit Rawana Water Fall & Buduruwagala temple. Then visit yala national park by jeep . End of the safari back to hotel at Thissamaharama.

Morning proceed to Mirissa / Unawatuna or Hikkaduwa beach . En route visit Mathara largest Buddha statue & Dutch fort in Galle. Night at the south beach. 

Spend the day leisurely on the beach

Drive to visit Galle. The Galle Fort was first built by the Portugese on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. The initial fortifications, which were built in the late 16th century, were quite basic. The fort underwent extensive modifications in the 17th century during the Dutch occupation, making it one of the most important archeological, architectural and historic monuments to illustrate the European influence in South East Asia between the 16th and 19th centuries.

Do a river boat safari at Madu river & visit the turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda on the way to Negombo.

Galle

Departure transfer (20 minutes drive)

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 hotels are subject to availability.

Extensions and compliments

All the itineraries are customizable according to your tastes and dates. Compliments will always be a surprise!

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.

Date   Visits Hotel Meal plan
Day 1 Arrival – Anuradhapura Palm Garden Village HB
Day 2 Anuradhapura / Mihintale / Aukana / Sigiriya Camellia resort and Spa HB
Day 3 Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Sigiriya Camellia resort and Spa HB
Day 4 Dambulla / Kandy Villa 49 HB
Day 5 Kandy / Peradeniya / Nuwara Eliya Villa mount royal HB
Day 6 Nuwara Eliya / Horton plains / Ella Ella gap panorama BB
Day 7 Ella / Buduruwagala / Tissamaharama Kithala resort HB
Day 8 Tissamaharama / Mirissa beach Paradise beach club HB
Day 9 Mirissa beach Paradise beach club HB
Day 10 Mirissa / Galle / Negombo Goldi Sands BB
Day 11 Departure transfer
Not included,

-Entrance tickets for the sites

-Third party vehicles (safari jeeps, taxi, train, etc…)

-Additional visits, driving after 06.00 PM unless specified

-Mileage above 1400 km, airport to airport

-Tip to the chauffeur guide – Tip is payable at the end as per the industry tradition

**These hotels are subject to availability

**Minimum two people

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We are an inbound tour operator (ITO) in Sri Lanka with abundant experience handling tours in Sri Lanka for many travelers from countries including Germany, France, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Mexico India and United Arab Emirates.

We bring together accommodation, tours, transport, activities and meals to create fully inclusive itineraries or provide these services separately for the convenience of travelers visiting Sri Lanka for both business and holiday purposes.

We work directly with selected hotel chains, standalone boutique hotels and all other types of accommodation units available in Sri Lanka and recommend the best to our clients.

We have a fleet of exquisite chauffeurs to make round trips around Sri Lanka by cars and commuter vans whilst we work with transport managers to hire busses for group tours.

We have direct links island wide with the organizers of specialty experiences. We organize Safari game drives, authentic dining experiences, walking tours, guided trekking, boat rides and a host of other activates.

We continuously strive to identify new partners with better quality and competitive price on behalf of the travelers who reach us to book their Sri Lanka experience.