Colombo, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura, Sigiriya, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Yala & Galle
From the unbelievable fortress carved in to the magnificent rock in Sigiriya, to the Royal Gardens of Peradeniya, there are spectacular sights everywhere you turn in Sri Lanka. The wildlife is equally amazing, and this is the closest place to home you can experience a thrilling game drive! During your journey your driver guide will also take you to the best local restaurants, with a fantastic special meal on your last night. You will definitely return home knowing why the Amazing Lanka really is amazing!
Day 01: Arrive Colombo (-/-/-)
You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure to explore Colombo.
Day 02: Colombo – Dambulla – Sigiriya (B/-/D)
Travel to the treasured Dambulla Cave Temple then continue to your hotel in Sigiriya and check in.
Day 03: Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya (B/-/D)
Tour the ancient capital of Polonnaruwa. This World Heritage Site is filled with stupas, religious sculptures, and a complex irrigation system. In the afternoon you will get up close and personal with majestic elephants in Minneriya National Park.
Day 04: Sigiriya – Anuradhapura – Sigiriya (B/-/D)
Enjoy a guided tour of the ancient ruins of Anuradhapura, the first ancient kingdom of Sri Lanka. You will be enthralled by the many shrines and monuments here.
Day 05: Sigiriya – Kandy (B/-/D)
Explore the spectacular Sigiriya Rock Fortress, before heading to the Spice Gardens of Matale. You will stroll through beautiful gardens before continuing to Kandy and checking in to your hotel.
Day 06: Kandy (B/-/D)
Visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, known for its emphasis on breeding and conservation of these gentle giants. Wander through the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, full of lush greenery and an orchid house.
Day 07: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya (B/-/D)
Travel to Nuwara Eliya, stopping at a lush Tea Plantation along the way. Try local Ceylon and learn about its cultivation and history. Enjoy a city tour of Nuwara Eliya before checking in to your hotel for the next two nights.
Day 08: Nuwara Eliya (B/-/D)
After breakfast the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. In the evening you will enjoy a fabulous high tea at the hotel.
Day 09: Nuwara Eliya – Udawalawe – Yala (B/-/D)
Continue on your tour, travelling to Yala via Udawalawe. The Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe National Park rehabiliates injured elephants from the area before releasing them back in to their natural habitat.
Day 10: Yala (B/-/D)
Get up close and personal with Sri Lanka’s greatest wildlife on a Jeep Safari in Yala National Park! From brightly coloured birds to magnificent leopards and elephants, you will not be disappointed.
Day 11: Yala – Galle (B/-/D)
Take the beautiful scenic drive to Galle, where you will explore the mixture of Portuguese, Dutch, and British heritage. Visit the Galle Dutch Fortress before checking in to your hotel.
Day 12: Galle (B/-/D)
The day is free for you to enjoy at your leisure in this idyllic holiday destination.
Day 13: Galle – Colombo (B/-/D)
Visit the famous Kosgoda Turtle Sanctuary on your way to Colombo. On arrival you will tour the city before enjoying a fantastic seafood dinner at the famous restaurant, Ministry of Crabs.
Day 14: Depart Colombo (B/-/-)
After one last breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your onwards ﬂight.
Number of Days 14
Price From $4799
26th March – 8th April
23rd April – 6th May
22nd May – 4th June
25th June – 8th July
24th July – 6th August*
25th September – 8th October
20th November – 3rd December*
Prices are based on Low Season (01/03/2022 – 30/06/2022, 01/09/2022 – 31/10/2022). *Surcharges apply for other periods.
13 nights quality accommodation with daily breakfast
Most dinners as indicated
Activities and Sightseeing as specified
English speaking local driver guide
International Airfares and taxes
Sri Lanka Visa
Any other service not mentioned
$ Price (Twin Share)
From $4,799 per person (land only, low season)