SRI LANKA HIGHLIGHTS
Experience Sri Lanka’s highlights in just 10 days.
10 DAY TOUR - SRI LANKA HIGHLIGHTS FROM 826.80 USD
Experience Sri Lanka’s highlights in just 10 days. Start off your journey relaxing at the beach town Negombo. Then visit temples and caves and learn about Buddhist lifestyle of the Sri Lankan people. Embark on a spectacular train ride through green mountains and tea plantations. Finally, and end your Sri Lanka highlights trip with some relaxing days at the beach in Talalla Bay.
PRICE DETAILS - SRI LANKA HIGHLIGHTS
Travel duration: 10 days/9 nights
Based on 2 persons travelling in low season.
Transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle with an English speaking guide, all accommodation on mentioned meal basis.
International & internal flights, entrance fees, optional tours/excursions, personal expenses, booking fee.
Overnight stay in a double room.
At Better Places Travel, you book your own international flights. Your travel expert will gladly advise you on the best option.
This information is based on the above mentioned travel suggestion. All our tours are completely personalized, and costs will vary depending on availability, travel period, number and age of travellers, etc. Sanjeewani would be happy to help you design your ideal travel experience. Just send her an email:
Day 1: Airport – Negombo
Arrive and take a private transfer to Negombo, approximately 20 minutes away.
Day 2: Negombo – Dambulla – Sigiriya, afternoon optional safari Minneriya National Park
After breakfast, transfer to the ancient rock fortress city of Sigiriya. En route, visit the Dambulla Cave Temple, home to magnificent Buddha images and rock paintings of vivid colours and shapes.
In the afternoon, opt for a safari in Minneriya National Park, famous for the gathering of herds of wild elephants. Minneriya has recorded 24 species of mammals, over 170 species of birds and 25 species of reptiles.
Day 3: Sigiriya – village walk – Kandy
In the morning, opt for a guided village walk through Sigiriya and Habarana. Experience their lifestyles, their culture and their hospitality during this authentic encounter with the local village folk.
In the afternoon, opt to climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
After the climb of Sigiriya, transfer to Kandy.
Day 4: Kandy; optional trek to Heel Oya Village
Free day in Kandy. Opt to trek to Heel Oya Village, a remote agricultural village, known for practicing justice by the traditional way of hearing a case by the village-headman. You may also opt to work and become part of the village life by engaging in plucking fruits and vegetables for a traditional meal. Or opt to visit the Heel Oya waterfall.
In the afternoon, opt to visit the famous Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places for Buddhists from all over the world, as it houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha.
Day 5 : Kandy – Ella
Take a spectacular train journey to Ella, one of the most scenic train trips in the world. Wind through green mountains and tea plantations.
Day 6: Ella; optional hike to Ella Rock and Little Adam’s Peak or visit tea estate
Opt to trek to Ella Rock. The trek goes through forests and mountains with panoramic views. Climb Ella Rock and Little Adam’s Peak. The trek is approximately 4 hours.
Or opt to embark on a tuk tuk ride to Dambatenna Tea Factory and Lipton Seat, followed by a scenic tea estate walk with an expert guide. Approximately 3 to 4 hours.
Day 7: Ella – Talalla Bay
Transfer to Talalla Bay, a beautiful, sheltered crescent shaped cove, fringed by palms. Close by is the town of Tangalle.
Day 8: Talalla Bay free day
Free day to spend the day as you see fit. Relax and enjoy the sun, sea & sand, or partake in some of your favorite water based activities.
Day 9: Talalla Bay – Visit Galle
Visit the colonial town of Galle. The Dutch Fort in Galle is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is the largest remaining fortress in Asia.
Day 10: Talalla Bay – Airport
Your Sri Lanka Highlights trip comes to an end today. A transfer will be organized from your hotel to Colombo airport to board your flight home.
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