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8 day tour of Beaches & Hill Country in Sri Lanka

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Day 1: Bentota Beach & Unawatuna

Stop At: Bentota Beach, Bentota 80500 Sri Lanka
Meet and greet your Chauffeur guide from Bandaranaike international airport or your Hotels Colombo or Negombo and head to Bentota Beach and taken to the beach for lunch with Buffet
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ahungalla Sea Turtles Conservation And Research Center, Ahungalla 80550 Sri Lanka
Visit to Turtle Hatchery. Sri Lanka is home to many different wildlife creatures including sea-life and of the seven species of marine turtles in the world. Five of them make their way to Sri Lanka to nest throughout the year. The five species of marine turtle nesting in Sri Lanka include the Green Turtle, the Leatherbacke and the Hawksbill, the Loggerhead and the Olive Ridley.

Established to protect turtles that nest in the Sri Lankan beaches from extinction the marine turtle hatcheries are operated by the wild life protection society of Sir Lanka and relay on volunteers to help with their conservation project. You can help release the turtles back into the sea and find out how we can help these endangered species live a little while longer....

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka
We visit to Galle Dutch Fort with a tumultuous history dating back to several centuries, the city's strategic location made it a hub for trade by see and subsequently a landing point for the island's colonial rulers. A fort was built to ensure protection and preservation of the city of Portuguese in early 16th century and then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century. Originally the fort was an earthen structure with Pleiades, a rampart and three bastions and a most surrounding it. Under the control of the Dutch, They built impregnable fortifications with coral and granite stones and the Fort resembled a small laid out walled town with a rectangular grid pattern of streets full of low houses with gables and verandah.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna Sri Lanka
Once you completed your tour
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Over night stay at three or four star hotel in Unawatuna Beach

Day 2: Whale watching & Rumassala

Stop At: Whale Watching in mirissa Sri Lanka, 5.941442, 80.459159, Sri Lanka
Early morning around 5:30am pick up and transfer to Marissa harbour and you assist you to seat in the whale safari boat. The boat leave Marissa harbour for whale safari at 06:30am. Boat safari tour take approximately 3 to 5 hours. We provide you shorts eats, snacks and beverages while the safari free of charge.

After the whale watching will you taken to the beach Restaurant for a delicious sea food lunch
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna Sri Lanka
After the lunch we visit Unawatuna Bay for swimming and snorkeling
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Over night stay at Same Hotel in Unawatuna

Day 3: Mulkirigala Temple & Yala

Stop At: Blow Hole Hummanaya, Dikwella 81200 Sri Lanka
The Only blowhole in Sri Lanka and world's second largest blowhole.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wewrukannala Buduraja Maha Viharaya, Beliatta Rd, Dikwella 81200, Sri Lanka
Next to you will be visiting the wawurukannala Temple has one of the most unusual objects for a Temple. That is a huge clock order invented in 1927 by a juvenile offender in detention, but still in working order.
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Over night stay at three or four star hotel in Tissamaharama

Day 4: Yala National park & Ella

Stop At: Big Three Tour (Leopard, Bear, Elephants )in Yala National Park, 111/4 Debarawewa, Tissamaharama 82600 Sri Lanka
In the early morning we will be heading for a safari in the Yala National park. Sri Lanka's premier national park is popular for Elephant, Leopard, Bear, Crocodile and wild Boar. Located to the south east of the island, the main physical features are sand dunes, lagoons, dry river, stream beds, rocky outcrops and scrub / thorn forest at 97,800 hectares, this is the second largest of Sir Lanka's national park. Its open undulating terrain made it famous Elephants for many years, but recently the park has also received much fame through publicity by National Geographic, BBC and the Discovery TV channels, which focused on a leopard research/ conservation and identification product. Claims have subsequently been made that Yala National park has the world's highest concentration of leopard per square kilometers
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Ravana Ella Falls, Ella-Wellawaya Road, Ella 90090 Sri Lanka
Ravana falls is one of the widest waterfalls in the country and a popular sightseeing spot in Ella.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nine Arch Bridge, Ella 90090 Sri Lanka
Standing in Demodara, between Ella and Demodara railway station, it is one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction in Sri Lanka.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Over night stay at three or four star hotel in Ella

Day 5: Little Adam's peak & Nuwara Eliya

Stop At: Little Adam's Peak, Passara Road, Ella 90090 Sri Lanka
Little Adam's peak is a short hiking point in Ella. Hike through the tea plantations to reach the destination and witness the beauty of Ella.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Gregory Lake, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
City tour of Nuwara Eliya including a Gregory Lake Garden and Drive to hotel
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Over night stay at three or four star hotel in Nuwara Eliya

Day 6: Victoria Park & Kandy

Stop At: Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya, A5, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
After breakfast including a visit to Victoria and Drive to Kandy
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa Sri Lanka
Visit the Ramboda waterfall and enjoy the beauty of nature
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Storefield Tea Factory, Nuwaraeliya Road, Gampola 20500 Sri Lanka
On completion of this visit you will be driven to Kandy En-route visit a tea plantations and tea factory where the best tea in the world is product
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ishini Gems Factory - Museum and Showroom, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has been referred to as Rathna Deepa island of Gems from ages past. The moniker is well deserved for the abundance and variety of Gem deposit the island is blessed with Famed for excellent Sri Lankan blue sapphire no less beautiful are the cat's eyes, Alexandrites, Rubies, Star stones and various other precious and semi precious Gems found here.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
Watch the evening cultural show in Kandy. Where you'll find traditional Sri Lankan dancers, Also you can observe fire walking.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
Once you arrived to Kandy visit the Temple of Tooth Relic
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Over night stay at three or four star hotel in Kandy

Day 7: Golden Temple Dambulla & Sigiriya

Stop At: Ranweli Spice Garden, No. 99 Kaudupellella, Matale 21000 Sri Lanka
En-route Dambulla you will be taken to Natural Spice Garden of Sir Lanka to get a brief experience on natural herbs and spices where you will get a free 10 minutes Head massage too
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Jaffna Hwy, Habarana 50150 Sri Lanka
Next to we are traveling to Sri Lanka's Largest Rock Dambulla Cave Temple built on 600ft high Rock located at an elevation 1118ft from the sea level rises a massive rock from the surrounding plains of Dambulla 600ft high and over 2000ft in length.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
Evening your destination will be Sigiriya Rock. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of Rock nearly 200 meters (660ft) high. After that will be going on technical tours to see the crafts of some of the traditional artisans of Sigiriya such as the wood carvers and batik makers. You will get to see the process of how the do their work and will be able to purchase some great souvenirs (if you wish) too.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Over night stay at three or four star hotel in Sigiriya

Day 8: Colombo Hotels or Airport transfer

Stop At: Colombo Airport Transfer, Colombo Sri Lanka
Directly drive Original Departure point or Colombo Airport
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Traveler pickup is offered
* Colombo Airport.
* Colombo port.
* Any hotels at Colombo, Mount Lavinia or Negombo.

Airports

  • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
  • Mattala Rajapaksa Hambantota Airport, Mattala, Sri Lanka


Ports
Colombo port, Galle port, Humbantota, Trincomalee port
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 8x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Lunch included with Buffet
  • Pick up and drop off at the Airport or local hotels
  • Mineral water during sightseeing tours and overland trip
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Parking Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Ahungalla Sea Turtles Conservation And Research Center
  • Entry/Admission - Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications
  • Entry/Admission - Whale Watching in mirissa Sri Lanka
  • Entry/Admission - Unawatuna Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Blow Hole Hummanaya
  • Entry/Admission - Wewrukannala Buduraja Maha Viharaya
  • Entry/Admission - Big Three Tour (Leopard, Bear, Elephants )in Yala National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Ravana Ella Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Nine Arch Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Little Adam's Peak
  • Entry/Admission - Gregory Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya
  • Entry/Admission - Ramboda Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Storefield Tea Factory
  • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
Exclusions
  • Sri Lankan visa related fees
  • Any change in tax structure resulting from the hike in published tariff
  • Any video/ still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit
  • Any others expenses not mentioned on price includes section
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Trevor
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Trevor
Very professional. Wherever we wanted to go to in Sri Lanka during our 8 day stay we were only too happy to use
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Sansom
10
Excellent
Used Sri Lankan holiday tours services and was a great tour with excellent service. Value for money and highly
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