Sri Lanka Essentials 7 Days

Sri Lanka Essentials  7 Days

Sri Lanka is a like a pearl in the India Ocean, with its treasures waiting to be discovered and explored.


 
Colombo •  Dambulla  •  Kandy
 
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 – Arrive Colombo 
    Meet your driver-guide and transfer to your hotel. Stay one night near Colombo airport.

    Day 2 – Colombo – Dambulla 
    Drive to Sigiriya and its 5th century rock fortress. A moat, rampart and gardens ring the rock base. Continue on to visit the Dambulla rock temple, built in a series of caves. Stay two nights in Dambulla. (B)

    Day 3 – Polonnaruwa & Minneiya National Park 
    Visit the ancient capital of Polonnaruwa and see the ruins of the Royal Palace, temples and splendid statues of the Buddha. Next stop is Minneiya for a jeep safari in the National Park. The wetlands are home to wild elephants. (B)

    Day 4 – Dambulla – Kandy 
    Travel to Kandy in the foothills of the central highlands stopping at a fragrant spice garden in Matale along the way. Tour culturally rich Kandy, visit an arts and crafts centre, a gem museum, the Temple of the Tooth Relic and see a cultural show. Stay two nights in Kandy. (B)

    Day 5 – Kandy 
    Visit Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden, established as a pleasure garden for a king. Also tour a tea plantation and taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea. (B)

    Day 6 – Kandy – Colombo  
    Drive to Colombo and take an afternoon city tour. Like in many capital cities, a building boom is changing the city skyline, yet in parts the old world charm is retained. Visit Pettah Bazaar, Hindu and Buddhist temples and see residential areas of stately homes. Stay one night in Colombo. (B)

    Day 7 – Depart Colombo 
    Transfer to the airport for exit flight. (B)

     

  • Make a Booking




  • Departure Dates and Prices
    Hotels Season Twin Share Single Room Sole Traveller
    3* & 4* hotels Jan – Oct 2018 $1237 $1794 $2097
    Nov 2018 – Oct 2020 $1359 $1974 $2305
    4* & 4.5* hotels Jan – Oct 2018 $1539 $2238 $2541
    Nov 2018 – Oct 2020 $1690 $2465 $2796

    Prices are per person, in Australian dollars, valid to Oct 2020. Please confirm prices when booking.

    HOTELS – as listed below or similar

    3* & 4* HOTELS
    Colombo – Airport City Hub
    Dambulla – Thilanka Resort & Spa
    Kandy – Ozo Kandy Sri-Lanka
    Colombo – Ozo Colombo Hotel

    4* & 4.5* HOTELS
    Colombo – Gateway Hotel Airport Garden
    Dambulla – Jetwing Lake
    Kandy – Earl’s Regent Hotel
    Colombo – Galle Face Hotel

  • Price Includes:

    Price Includes:

    • 6 nights hotel accommodation
    • 6 breakfasts
    • All transfers, sightseeing and entrance fees

     

    Price Excludes:

    • Gratuities

    Depart any day.
    Accommodation surcharges may apply for travel at Christmas/New Year and for Kandy Perahera in mid July and August.

 

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Sri Lanka Essentials  7 Days
 

Highlights

•    A jeep safari in a wetlands park
•    Spice gardens and tea plantations
•    City sights of Colombo


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