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Cultural Tour Sri Lanka 13 Nights & 14 Days

Day 01: Airport / Negombo

On Arrival at Colombo International airport you will be welcomed by our Chauffer guide. Upon completion of arrival formalities leave for your chosen hotel at Negombo. Check in to the Hotel in Negombo.


MEAL/S No breakfast will be served on Day 01
ACTIVITIES Evening spend the day at leisure
HOTEL Overnight stay at Negombo.

The primary resort town on the western coast of Sri Lanka, Negombo is highly sought after for its long stretches of golden, palm fringed beaches and the buzzing, cosmopolitan lifestyle of the town and of course, its close proximity to the airport at Katunayake.



Day 02 : Negombo / Pinnawela / Anuradhapura / Habarana

After breakfast, proceed on a full day bird watching safari.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ATTRACTIONS After breakfast proceed to to Anuradhapura. En route to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Proceed to Habarana and check into the Hotel in Habarana.
ACTIVITIES Evening at leisure in the Hotel
HOTEL Overnight stay at Habarana

The town of Pinnawala near Kegalle, on the route to Kandy has become a vital stopover for most travellers who flock to visit the famed Elephant Orphanage.


Day 03 : Habarana / Minneriya / Polonnaruwa / Habarana

With a picnic breakfast proceed to a morning jeep safari In Minneriya National Park.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ATTRACTIONS In the evening proceed to explore the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.
HOTEL Overnight stay at Habarana

Polonnaruwa archeological sites to see some of the ancient ruins which currently undergoing a major development project is known as the ‘Reawakening of Polonnaruwa’.


Day 04 : Habarana / Sigiriya / Habarana

After an early breakfast, before the scorching heat of the sun, get ready to climb the 600 foot ‘Sigiriya Rock Fortress’ which King Kassapa selected to place his palace on. The landscaping surrounding the rock with several ponds along with the ancient engineering and hydraulic system used as far as the 5th century AD is one to marvel. The view from the top is simply breathtaking.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ATTRACTIONS Sigiriya Rock
ACTIVITIES Optional Elephant Ride in Habarana
HOTEL Overnight stay at Habarana.

Day 05 : Habarana / Dambulla / Kandy

After Breakfast proceed to Kandy visiting the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ATTRACTIONS Damulla Rock Temple / Kandy Temple of Tooth Relic
ACTIVITIES En route to Kandy visit to the Spice Garden in Matale.
HOTEL Overnight stay at Kandy

Day 06 : Kandy / Peradeniya / Kandy

After Breakfast visit to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ATTRACTIONS Thereafter visit to the Gem Museum in Kandy
ACTIVITIES Evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic.
HOTEL Overnight stay at Kandy

Day 07 : Kandy / Nuwaraeliya

After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya visiting the Tea Factory Plantation en route.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ACTIVITIES City tour in and Evening spend the day at leisure in the Hotel.
HOTEL Overnight stay at a Hotel Nuwaraeliya

Hidden away high in the central mountains at an altitude of over 6000 feet, Nuwara Eliya is the resort capital of the hills – and a world away from the hot tropical beach atmosphere of the coast, not just in climate but in its character too.


Day 08 : Nuwaraeliya / Horton Plains / Nuwaraeliya

After breakfast proceed to Horton Plains National Park.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ATTRACTIONS Horton Plains National Park
ACTIVITIES Hotel and spend the day at leisure
HOTEL Overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya

A truly unique natural wonder, Horton Plains National Park is a protected reserve of montane grassland and cloud forest in the central highlands at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 metres (6,900–7,500 ft), located around 28km from Nuwara Eliya in the central hills.


Day 09 : Nuwaraeliya / Ella / Yala

Optional Train Journey from Nanu Oya Railway Station to Ella enjoying the misty mountains from Nuwaraeliya to Ella Train Ride. (Train journey can be arranged 22 days prior to the date taking place.)


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ATTRACTIONS Proceed to Yala and check into the Hotel in Yala
ACTIVITIES Evening Jeep Safari to Yala National Park
HOTEL Overnight stay at Yala

Day 10 : Yala

After breakfast proceed to Mirissa


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
HOTEL Overnight stay at Mirissa

Mirissa is a small village perched on a beautiful crescent of beach on the South of Sri Lanka made famous as a world renowned site for whale watching. Regarded as the closest point to where the giant Blue whales congregate due to favourable sea conditions.


Day 11 : Yala / Mirissa

After breakfast proceed to Mirissa.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ACTIVITIES Spend the day at leisure by the Beach
HOTEL Overnight stay at Mirissa

Mirissa is a small village perched on a beautiful crescent of beach on the South of Sri Lanka made famous as a world renowned site for whale watching. Regarded as the closest point to where the giant Blue whales congregate due to favourable sea conditions.


Day 12 : Mirissa

With breakfast packets, proceed for a whale and dolphin watching safari.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ACTIVITIES Spend the day at leisure by the Beach
HOTEL Dinner & Overnight stay at Mirissa

Day 13 : Mirissa / Galle / Hikkaduwa /Beruwala / Balapitiya / Kosgoda / Mirissa

Early Breakfast at the Hotel.


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ATTRACTIONS Optional Boat Ride to Madu River Balapitiya and Turtle Hachery in Kosgoda
ACTIVITIES There afater proceed to Bentota
HOTEL Over night stay in Mirissa

Day 14 : Mirissa / Colombo / Airport

After breakfast proceed to Colombo and Colombo city tour


MEAL/S Breakfast at the hotel
ATTRACTIONS Visit the National Museum, Gangaramaya Temple, Fort, Pettah, Old Parliament, Townhall, BMICH.
THINGS TO NOTE End of the tour and the services.

The commercial capital of Sri Lanka and the true hub of all activity in the island, Colombo is a buzzing hotpot of cosmopolitan life. In this throbbing city, a heady mix of cultures thrives. Here, contrasting landmarks - ancient sites, colonial masterpieces and ultra - modern skyscrapers sit side by side.


 

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The above cost include:

  • Accommodation as above in standard rooms. Alternate hotels / higher category rooms will be provided on unavailability. Cost may change with the alternative hotel and higher category room changes.
  • Meals as mentioned (Breakfast only).
  • Transport in air-conditioned vehicle with an English speaking driver guide.
  • All currently applicable taxes and service charges.

The above cost does not include:

  • International air-fare, airport tax or any kind of insurance cover.
  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc.
  • Any other meals than those mentioned in the itinerary (all lunches & dinner).
  • Entrance fees or jeep hire charges to any of the sights will be visited.
  • Early check-ins and late check-outs.
  • Any other item/meal not specifically mentioned above as ‘INCLUDED’.
  • Visa fees to Sri Lanka.

General Terms

  • All prices are net and non-commissionable to you.
  • Hotel check in time: 14.00 hours and Hotel check out time: 11.00 hours.
  • ‘No Show’ will not be entitled to any refunds. Where refunds are applicable, it may take up to 06 weeks for payment from the time you made the request.
  • There will be no refunds for sites not visited
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  • In order to confirm your tour package, a Non-Refundable payment of AUD 250 per person is required immediately at the time of confirming the booking. In case of change of mind or cancelation, this fee will not be refunded to you.
  • The balance payment of the total invoice value will have to be deposited within two weeks.
  • If payments are not made within two weeks, the prices can be revised once again giving the client a new time limit of another 2 weeks.

Tour Cancellation Policy

  • 90 days or more before departure – LOSS OF DEPOSIT!
  • 89 to 64 days before departure - 25% of Tour Cost
  • 63 to 43 days before departure - 50% of Tour Cost
  • 42 to 31 days before departure - 75% of Tour Cost
  • Within 30 days of departure - 100% of Tour Cost