In between you will be escorted through the historic Cultural Triangle where an Elephant ride awaits you, the National Parks in Minneriya, Uda-Walawe and Yala, the Hill Capital of Kandy and the picturesque town of Nuwara Eliya. A visit to the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage and the famous Galle Fort will also be part of this excursion, which includes plenty of leisure time to simply relax or explore at your will
Day 1 Airport – Negombo
Arrive in Sri Lanka, to be met at the airport and transfer by air-conditioned Vehicle to a Hotel in Negombo. Rest of the day at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Negombo.
Day 2 Negombo Pinnawela – Habarana
After an early breakfast travel to Sri Lankas cultural triangle via Elephant Orphanage, a institution that has been looking after orphaned or injured elephants that would otherwise have surely died. If you leave the hotel early then you can watch the elephants bath in the river after the youngest babies are milk fed.After lunch you will leave for the cultural triangle and check in at a hotel in Habarana. In the late afternoon we will organize a one-hour elephant ride through dry land jungle. Dinner and overnight stay in Habarana.
Day 3 Polonnaruwa – Minneriya
The next day explore the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, once the capital of an advanced and prosperous medieval kingdom. Afterwards return to the hotel for Lunch. After lunch safari at Minneriya national park, an important wetland park supporting many aquatic birds and about 300 wild elephants.
Dinner and overnight stay in Habarana.
Day 4 Habarana
The following day you can enjoy a relaxing morning at the hotel poolside or explore surrounding by walking or biking. Dinner and overnight stay in Habarana.
Day 5 Sigiriya – Kandy
After breakfast checkout from the hotel and leave to visit Sigiriya rock fortress, one of Sri Lanka’s most fascinating UNESCO world heritage sites. No matter how often you climb to the summit of this one-time hilltop fortress of the maverick Sinhalese king, Kassapa, the pleasure barely diminishes because of the abandon spectacular views at the summit.
Afterwards travel to Kandy another fascinating city of Sri Lanka. Dinner and overnight stay in Kandy.
Day 6 Kandy
The next day, after breakfast, you will have a city tour of Kandy, visiting the temple of the tooth and some leisure time for shopping. Evening you will be entertained with a spectacular Sri Lankan cultural show. Dinner and overnight stay in Kandy.
Day 7 Kandy – Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast you will travel deeper into the tea-growing hills and have the option to wind through the mountains with magnificent views. En-route to Nuwara Eliya you will visit a factory of the popular Sri Lankan Tea.
Rest of the day at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 8 Nuwara Eliya
The next day after breakfast you will explore “Little England” a city tour with option to walk around the streets. We will also visit the Hakgala botanical gardens. Dinner and overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 9 Uda Walawe – Yala
After breakfast you will travel to Uda Walawe, one of the islands most popular wildlife parks for elephants. After the Safari at Uda Walawe Park you will leave to Yala, another national park which is very popular in the southeast corner of the island. Dinner and overnight stay in Yala.
Day 10 Yala
Early morning go for a game drive to Yala, one of the islands most popular wildlife parks where you could see all most all the animals which is found in Sri Lanka. Dinner and overnight stay in Yala
Day 11 Yala – Bentota
After breakfast you will check out from the hotel and drive up Sri Lanka’s west coast, perhaps stopping in Galle Fort for a walk on the ramparts and a cup of coffee, on your way back to Bentota. By late afternoon, check in one of the most popular beach resorts and which is also situated in the “Golden Stretch of Beaches” in Sri Lanka. Here you will relax and enjoy your beach stay which you richly deserve for the rest of the tour. Dinner and overnight stay in Bentota
Day 12, 13 & 14 Bentota
Leisure at your beach resorts
Day 15 Bentota – Airport
Depart in good time for your flight home
- Accommodation sharing twin on half board Basis while on tour at mentioned hotels or similar.
- Air-conditioned private transport
- English speaking chauffeur-guide
- Government tax and service charge
- All the entrance fees during the tour, Jeep for the safaris, etc at sites and locations as per itinerary.
- Elephant ride and Bull cart village tour
- International airfare
- Expenses of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc,.)
- Personal travel and medical insurance
- Departure airport tax
- Compulsory Cricket/Peak and any Seasonal supplements at selected hotels.( To be notified by the time of the booking)
- This tour package is available as luxury and budget.