Luxury Lanka – 12 Days

Tour Code: VST112

Tour Description

This is a fully guided private tour (You will have your own air-conditioned vehicle and a personal services of a driver/guide) The tour can be fully customized according to your requirements (Your choice of accommodation, attractions etc) You can start the tour at a preferred date :

Tour Highlights

  • Accommodation at 2 unique hotels
  • Brief tour of Colombo (Based on flight times)
  • Pinnewala elephant orphanage
  • Climb Sigiriya rock fortress
  • Ancient kingdom of Polonnaruwa
  • Dambulla cave temple
  • Kandy city and Temple of the tooth relic, A fascinating cultural show
  • Cool climate in Nuwara Eliya/Visit to a tea factory
  • A jeep safari at Yala national park
  • Extended stay at sunny down south beaches

Inclusions

  • 11 night accommodation (Deluxe/Superior hotels) including breakfast
  • Airport transfers
  • Hire of an air conditioned vehicle with an English speaking chauffeur guide throughout the tour (Includes fuel)
  • Entry fee into attractions (Pinnewala elephant orphanage, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla cave temple, Temple of the tooth relic / Cultural show, Entry into Yala national park)
  • Jeep hire at Yala national park

Exclusions

  • Airfares
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Still camera permit and video camera permit at some locations
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • All other expenses not under inclusions

Extra Information

  • Above prices are based on per person sharing double or twin room
  • Above prices are valid for travel until 30/04/2018
  • Peak period supplements may apply (Please Inquire)
No of Travelling 1-2 Pax 3-6 Pax 7-9 Pax Above 10 pax
Cost Per person $ 2200 $ 2000 $ 1800 Please Inquire
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Day 1
Airport - Negombo

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Jetwing Blue (B)

Upon arrival at the Katunayaka airport, you will be greeted and met by one of our friendly chauffer guides. You will then be transferred to a lovely hotel in Negombo where you will refresh and relax.


Day 2
Negombo – Pinnawela - Kandalama

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Heritance Kandalama (B)

After breakfast, we will leave Negombo and visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Some highlights of the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage include witnessing herds of elephants making their way down to the river for their daily bath and feeding of baby elephants. Next proceed to Kandalama and check-in to the luxury “Heritance Kandalama” (A hotel delicately embedded between two rocks to protect the natural ecosystem and environment). Enjoy a dip at the infinity pool/enjoy the breathtaking scenery and natural surroundings.


Day 3
Kandalama - Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Kandalama

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Heritance Kandalama (B)

After breakfast we will leave for Sigiriya built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). An UNSECO World Heritage listed site.Next proceed to hotel and relax.In the evening we will depart to visit Polonnaruwa, Sri lanka’s second ancient capital between 11th and 13th Century. It was built alongside an artificial lake, Polonnaruwa has well preserved ruins of palaces, bath pools, architecture and statues of Lord Buddha. Sophisticated irrigation structures and civilisations are evident from the remains of the site. One of the many highlights of the site are the 4 large rock cut Buddha’s statutes depicting the four significant poses of Buddha. At completion proceed to the hotel.


Day 4
Kandalama - Dambulla - Kandy

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Earls Regency (B)

After breakfast we will depart for Kandy. En-route we will visit the Dambulla Cave Temple. It is listed as a world Heritage Site and considered to hold the most breathtaking masterpieces of Buddhist Art in Sri Lanka. Next we will proceed to Kandy the gateway to Sri Lanka’s beautiful Hill Country. Check-in to your luxury hotel and relax. In the evening we will visit Dalada Maligawa (home to the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha). You will also experience the bustling city of Kandy. Kandy is the last kingdom of Sri Lanka and is also an UNESCO World Heritage listed site.


Day 5
Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Heritance Tea Factory (B)

After breakfast we will leave for Nuwara Eliya. You will notice as we drive through the Hill Country the temperature becomes much cooler and the air is crisp. You will also witness the never ending luscious green tea plantations and the beautiful waterfalls. Enroute we will visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you will observe the process of manufacturing tea. You can also witness how tea is graded and taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Nuwara Eliya is about 2000m above sea level. You will arrive at a unique hotel surrounded by tea plantations, an ex-tea factory transformed into a hotel. A true colonial experience!


Day 6
Nuwara Eliya – Tissa

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Cinnamon Wild (B)

After breakfast we will leave for Tissa via Ella. The view from Ella Gap is a spectacular scenic sight– the landscape falls ways in a dizzy drop of 3000ft to the eastern plains. Proceed to Tissa and check-in to the hotel. Cinnamon Wild is a newly refurbished hotel is set amongst 10 acres of jungle and it is a true nature retreat. Check-in to the hotel and relax.


Day 7
Tissa - Yala - Tissa

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Cinnamon Wild (B)

After breakfast we will leave for an exciting wildlife jeep Safari at the Yala National Park. Yala National Park is about 1,260 sq. Km in size and is the largest National Park in Sri Lanka. It has a picturesque scenic ocean frontage and it’s vegetation ranges from open parkland to dense jungle. The highlight of Yala is the large herd of elephants. Yala West Park is the best location to observe and photograph leopards. There are estimated to be about 35 leopards in the park. It is also home to a large variety of water birds, sloth bear, spotted deer, barking deer, mouse deer, toque monkey, mongoose and crocodiles.


Day 8
Tissa – Ahungalla

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Heritance Ahungalla (B)

After breakfast we will drive along the beautiful south coast and arrive at another luxury hotel by the beach. Pamper yourself with a massage, relax by the pool.


Day 9
Ahungalla

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Heritance Ahungalla (B)

Full relaxation.


Day 10
Ahungalla

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Heritance Ahungalla (B)

Full relaxation.


Day 11
Ahungalla

Accommodation

  • Hotel : Heritance Ahungalla (B)

Full relaxation.


Day 12
Ahungalla - Airport

We will leave for the airport for departure with a warm good bye.

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