Best of Sri Lanka

Tour Itinerary

Day 01

Airport - Colombo
(Approximate travel time: 40 minutes)

Nelum Kuluna in Colombo

On arrival you will be met by our English Speaking Chauffeur Guide at the Airport and proceed to Colombo for overnight stay. Check in your hotel and relax after the flight. Overnight stay in Colombo.

Day 02

Colombo - Sigiriya
(Approximate travel time: 3 ½ hrs)

Elephant watching at Minneriya national park

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Sigiriya for 2 nights stay. Check in your hotel and, In the afternoon take an safari jeep hire to Minneriya National park, where you can witness hundreds of wild elephants in their natural habitat. Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Day 03

Sigiriya

bullock cart ride in Sri Lanka

After Breakfast, climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, UNESCO World Heritage site. Hiriwadunna Trek can be organized. This trek allows you to understand village life as well as experience a bullock cart ride, even a catamaran boat ride and enjoy an authentic Sri Lankan lunch with an local family in a mud house. Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Day 04

Sigiriya- Kandy
(Travel Time: 2 hrs)

Temple of tooth in Kandy

After breakfast at the hotel drive to “Kandy” for two nights stay. En-route visit to Dambulla Cave Temple. In the evening visit to Temple of Tooth where a sacred tooth relic of the Lord Buddha is enshrined. Religious services (pooja), accompanied with traditional drumming, are held at the temple daily at dawn, midday, and in the evening. In the evening witness the cultural dance show in Kandy. Overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 05

Kandy

Ramboda Falls

After breakfast at the hotel, explore the city of Kandy. Thereafter scenic drive to “Ramboda” as a day tour. Visit to Ramboda waterfalls, Hanuman Temple, Tea Plantation and Tea factory, Explore the Tea estate and tea factory where you will gain insight into the manufacturing process as well as an opportunity to taste the different grades of hill country tea. Overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 06

Kandy - Bentota
(Travel Time: 4 hrs)

Millenium Elephant foundation sri lanka

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Bentota for last 2 nights beach stay. Explore Kandy town, and visit to Gem museum & Wood carving center. En-route visit to Millenium Elephant foundation, where you can bath Elephants and walk with them. Check in your hotel in the afternoon and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Bentota.

Day 07

Bentota

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

After breakfast at the hotel, visit to Turtle Hatchery and Galle Dutch Fort. Enjoy mangrove river boat safari. Rest of the day free for leisure.

Day 08

Bentota - Airport
(Travel Time: 2 hrs)

a flight depart from airport

In the morning free for leisure. Thereafter drop you to Airport for departure flight or you can extend the stay.

Attractions

  • The Lion Rock (Sigiriya).
  • Dambulla Cave Temple.
  • Minneriya National Park.
  • Hiriwadunna Trek.
  • Temple of Tooth.
  • Spice & Herbal Garden.
  • Gem Museum & Wood carving centre.
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
  • Bentota Beach.
  • Galle Dutch Fort.

Price Included

  • Airport Transfers
  • Hotel accommodations in a double or Twin room
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner (Except Dinner on first night)
  • City tours & Sightseeing
  • Private Air-Conditioned Car
  • English Speaking Driver/ Guide
  • 15 minutes Herbal head massage at Herbal garden
  • Complementary visit to Gem museum & Wood Carving center
  • One hour mangrove river boat safari in Bentota
  • Fuel charges , Parking fees and toll fees
  • Driver meals and accommodation
  • Personal assistance by Nelum Holidays representative on arrival and departure
  • All government taxes and service charges
  • Kandy cultural dance show entrance tickets

Fine Print

  • Minimum 2 people required to start the tour
  • Can travel until 20th December 2020
  • Child age 0-5 stays free of charge, when sharing parent’s bed. Maximum 2 children in a Double Room (Under 12 years old)
  • Child age 5 – 12 rates: please contact us tours@nelumsrilankaholidays.com
  • Flights & Visa not included with the offer
  • Early check in & Late check out not included
  • Entrance fees & Activity charges not included mentioned in our Itinerary
  • Availability at hotels is subject to confirmation of the tour and travel dates

3 Star Hotels Option: AU$ 1100 per person Net (Twin share basis)

Upgrade to 4 star Hotels: AU$ 280 per person