Project Description

CITY’S GLAMOUR TO THE VILLAGE’S BEAUTY

This road trip is out of this world. You will discover farmers growing vegetables and hundreds of rugged Elephants watching the time to invade. They are in a relationship in the center of Sri Lanka! The road trip starts from Colombo where the glamour of a modern city exists and runs across the beautiful tea green of the highlands to the golden beaches featuring sunset.

8 days / 7 nights

FROM

1650.00€

PRICE FOR TWO PEOPLE
(825€ per person)

Itinerary

Welcome at the airport (morning) and drive to visit Sigiriya palace complex and ancient gardens, built 5th century A.D. You can visit the Water Garden, Bolder Garden, Mural Paintings, The Mirror Wall, The Lion’s Paws and the Royal Swimming Pool and the ruins of  the kings palace on top. Sigiriya is considered an architectural and hydraulic engineering marvel of the 04th Century.

Drive to Visit Polonnaruwa after breakfast. Polonnaruwa ancient city was the second capital city of Sri Lanka with a prosperous history dating back to 1000 years. Polonnaruwa would be the best place in Sri Lanka to talk about the ancient irrigation system which even surprised the modern day engineers at times. It’s the best option to get into one of those local food restaurants to enjoy an authentic Sri Lankan lunch on the way back to Sigiriya.

Polonnaruwa

After the breakfast, drive to visit Dambulla cave temple. Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka. Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains.There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Gautama Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, three statues of Sri Lankan kings and four statues of gods and goddesses.

Then continue the trip to Kandy, a living UNESCO world heritage city.

dambulla

Kandy is a cultural city but also with some touches of modern life style. The temple of tooth relic in the middle of the city is the most venerated Buddhist institution in the country with thousands of devotees performing cultural and religious rituals. You will visit the temple of tooth relic in the morning. This is one of the unique UNESCO world heritage living cities in the world.

Kandy is a also to observe the local urban and more cultural life style. There are typical street markets where you can walk through. In the evening, it is optional to visit Peradeniya botanic garden, one of the best places to study the ecology of the region.

 

Kandy

Drive to Colombo after breakfast. Colombo is quite a modern city with sky risers and public parks among few water bodies. Colombo is the major international port city of Sri Lanka and is one of the important points in East, West trading.

Colombo offers a diversified experience for the tourist. The colonial era buildings, the urban and authentic beaches, public shopping and classy shopping malls, elegant fine dining restaurants, authentic sea food and local restaurants on the beach, national museum, Public souvenir shops and many other choices for entertainment.

Colombo

Drive to visit Galle city and the UNESCO world heritage Galle fort and it’s fortifications. On the way to Galle, you will pass the turtle conservation centers on some of the loveliest beaches in the south. After visiting Galle, you will continue to one of the best beaches of Sri lanka offering you to relax on its smooth, white sands and to swim in its magical waters! You will pass few of the best beaches in Asia on your journey from Galle to Mirissa.


Galle

Drive to Negombo after breakfast. Negombo is a sub urban and fisheries town closer to the airport with a wide sandy beach for recreation and bathing. You can visit both the lagoon and the sea to observe the traditional fishing related activities. The Northern part of Negombo is a tourist area with a number of classy restaurants and pubs keeping live untill the midnight. You can also choose to enjoy your beer at a pub where many decent locals enjoy theirs.

The area with the majority of its population engaged in fisheries is known as little Rome for its density of Churches and religious population.

Mirissa

Airport transfer (20 minutes from your resort)

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 / Sigiriya Hotel Sigiriya HB
Day 2 Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Sigiriya Hotel Sigiriya HB
Day 3 Sigiriya / Dambulla / Kandy Queens Hotel BB
Day 4 Kandy / Kandy Queens Hotel BB
Day 5 Kandy / Colombo Marino beach BB
Day 6 Colombo / Galle / Mirissa Paradise beach club HB
Day 7 Mirissa / Negombo Goldi Sands hotel BB
Day 8 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 1200 km, airport to airport

-Tip to the chauffeur guide – Tip makes the salary of the chauffer, please do not ignore. You can pay according to the level of satisfaction.

**These hotels are subject to availability

**Minimum two people

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