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Leisure & Family Holiday | 10 Days

Duration
10 Days
Tour Type
Leisure, Luxury & Family
Rating

Overview

ADVENTURE HOLIDAY ESCAPE TO SRI LANKA

This exclusive 10-day holiday package in Sri Lanka has especially been designed with a fine balance of history and culture, soft adventures, nature and wildlife, city and beach time, while staying in cosy hotels and resorts. The tour is mainly dedicated to those who love to spend more leisure time on vacation. This tour package will help you admire the stunning beauty of the island best attractions. The glorious tea plantations, the golden sandy beaches of the south coast, as well as the iconic capital city of the county, will be some of the wonderful places you will visit during this tour.

Itinerary

We have carefully planned out each day to give you the best possible experience. From exploring historic landmarks to tasting delicious local cuisine, each day is packed with adventure and excitement. Join us as we take you on a journey through some of the most fascinating destinations in the world.

Welcome to Sri Lanka, a land like no other, where this nine days tour of discovery will expose you to the country’s rich history and culture, as well as its wildlife, soft adventures, and secluded beaches with stunning golden sand.

You will be met by your tour guide when you arrive at Colombo CMB Airport, and you will then be taken to your accommodation. The first stop will be the seaside town of Negombo, which has long been regarded as Sri Lanka’s most well-preserved beach and is well-known for its cuisine, entertainment, and traditional fishery village. We haven’t scheduled any activities for day one, so you can unwind at Negombo Beach or by the pool of your cozy hotel. You can walk along the beach in the evening while enjoying the beautiful sunsetting and the relaxing atmosphere of Negombo beach

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY SEA FRONT HOTEL AT NEGAMBO

ACTIVITIES:

  • Arrival to Sri Lanka, Colombo (Katunayaka) International Airport
  • Greetings by BH Lanka representative
  • Proceed to Negombo
  • Check into Deluxe sea view Hotel in Negombo
  • Walk around the Negombo city
  • Relax at the beach and pool of your hotel

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| REGAL RESEAU HOTEL & SPA OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | ARIA LAGOON HOTEL OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | HERITANCE NEGAMBO OR SIMILAR

After enjoying a delicious breakfast with a hot cup of Sri Lankan tea or a coffee, you will take a journey across the stunning Sri Lankan countryside towards Dambulla city, which is the central point of the cultural triangle in the island. En-route, you may also visit the Millenium Elephant Foundation, originally created in order to protect and look after the wild elephants found wandering in and around the forests of Sri Lanka. It is always a pleasant experience to give them a bath at the nearby river.

Upon arrival at Dambulla, you’ll enjoy a wonderful cultural village tour while exploring the beautiful countryside (INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE). It will start with a Bullock Cart ride, one of the most ancient and prime transportation systems in Sri Lanka, still used in some villages. While on the tour you will also enjoy a canoeing boat ride across the lake and a TukTuk drive, finally you will reach a farmer’s house where you will experience the typical Sri Lankan countryside hospitality and visit his farm.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  NATURE-FRIENDLY RESORT AT SIGIRIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Elephant feeding and bathing
  • Catamaran boat ride – Included in the package
  • Cultural Village Tour – Included in the package

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| SIGIRI ASNA NATURE RESORT OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | HOTEL SIGIRIYA OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | AMAYA LAKE DAMBULLA OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, you will visit Sigiriya Lion Rock, an ancient rock fortress located near the town of Dambulla. King Kasyapa (477 – 495 BC) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. Sigiriya today is a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE and it is one of the best-preserved examples of an ancient architecture. Sigiriya refuses to reveal its secrets easily; in fact, you have to climb a series of vertiginous staircases to reach the top. On the way, you’ll pass quite remarkable frescoes and a pair of colossal lion paws carved into the bedrock.

Afterwards, your tour leader will take you to Minneriya/Kaudulla National Park for an afternoon safari, since it is the best time to spot wild elephants on their natural habitat. If you’re up for a serious rumble in the jungle, then Minneriya/Kaudulla is your ideal destination! Spreading over 8800 hectares, this park is mainly a sanctuary for elephants, but it is also home to herds of deer, bulls, wild boars and colorful birdlife. It is always a pleasure to watch baby elephants playing with water by the main lake of the park. This place is well known as the largest elephant gathering place in the world. In the evening, perhaps you could enjoy an “Ayurvedic” herbal treatment.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  NATURE-FRIENDLY RESORT AT SIGIRIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Leisure & relax in the hotel
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress visit
  • Minneriya/Kaudulla Wildlife jeep safari
  • Ayurvedic herbal spa treatments can be arranged

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| SIGIRI ASNA NATURE RESORT OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | HOTEL SIGIRIYA OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | AMAYA LAKE DAMBULLA OR SIMILAR

In the morning, if you are up to it, we could arrange a hot-air balloon tour (optional activity-subject to availability due to weather conditions). Later on, visit the Golden Buddha Statue and the Royal Cave Temple (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE). Afterwards, visit Matale Spice Garden. Then, proceed towards Kandy city, the capital of the last Sinhalese kingdom. It’s set on a plateau surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and bio diverse rainforests. Kandy is also famous for its sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth Relic (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE)

OVERNIGHT STAY : COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL AT KANDY

ACTIVITIES:

  • Dambulla cave temple
  • Temple of Tooth Relic
  • Early morning Pidurangala rock hike can be arranged
  • Hot-air balloon tour can be arranged
  • Kandy city tour (local markets/view point)
  • Spice garden visit – Included in the package
  • Pidurangala rock hike can be arranged

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| RANDHOLEE RESORT & SPA OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | HOTEL TOPAZ  OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | THE GOLDEN CROWN HOTEL OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden, one of the best botanical gardens in Asia. It attracts 2 million visitors annually and it is renowned for its collection of orchids. The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. The total area of the botanical garden is 147 acres. In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy a walk around Kandy’s busy city centre, including a tour of the Central Market, before engaging with a cultural dance show which is inspired by Sri Lankan arts, traditional dance and cultural heritage.

OVERNIGHT STAING :  COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL IN KANDY

ACTIVITIES:

  • Bahirawa Kanda Temple
  • Royal Botanical Garden visit
  • Handcraft /Batik and Gem Museum
  • Traditional dance show – Included in the package

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

    • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| RANDHOLEE RESORT & SPA OR SIMILAR
    • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | HOTEL TOPAZ  OR SIMILAR
    • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | THE GOLDEN CROWN HOTEL OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, you’ll have a wonderful journey towards Sri Lanka’s tea region of Nuwara Eliya. It is often referred to as “Little England” because many of the buildings in this city retain from the British colonial period, such as the Queen’s Cottage, the General’s House, the Grand Hotel, the Hill Club and the Town Post Office. Since this amazing town is located in the mountains, it’s characterized by a cool climate all year long. While driving through the cold and misty hills that host lush green tea plantations, stop at a tea factory to observe the rich tradition of making Ceylon Tea kept alive up to date.

Visit a tea plantation (INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE). Sri Lanka, tea and tourism are words which cannot be separated. Explore the cold and misty hills that host lush green blankets of tea plantations. You also have the opportunity to visit a tea factory processing the prestigious brand of Ceylon Tea, to observe a rich tradition kept alive up to date. Make sure to end your factory visit in style over a perfectly blended cup of tea.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL AT NUWARA ELIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Leisure & relax in the hotel
  • Nuwara Eliya city tour
  • Tea factory and plantation visit
  • Waterfalls and Flower garden
  • Spectacular train journey
  • Ella village trekking

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| HEAVEN SEVEN HOTEL OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | THE LYNDEN GROVE  OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | GALWAY HEIGHTS HOTEL OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, depart from Nuwara Eliya towards Bentota beach, characterized by white sands and coconut palms growing right from the edge of the sea as if in imitation of a postcard of the perfect tropical beach. If you are looking to spend a relaxing time and to give yourself a calm and natural treat, this is the ideal place for you. Bentota beach, which extends across 7-8 kilometres, is truly a symbol of peace, calmness and cleanness. There is plenty of space for everyone to settle in perfectly and to enjoy a sunbath to the fullest. Upon arrival at your hotel, you could grab a towel to relax on the beach while enjoying a cocktail or a chill beer under the shade of a palm tree. There are many activities available in this location such as kite surfing and jet-skiing. Also, you will enjoy a Madu river boat tour, which offers several memorable experiences such as fish foot therapy and cinnamond state visit

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT BENTOTA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Leisure & relax in the beach
  • Water activities can be arranged
  • Fish foot therapy
  • Madu River boat safari can be arranged
  • Bava bungalow landscape garden – Included
  • Turtle hatchery center visit – Included

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| THE PALMS HOTEL BERUWALA OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | CINNAMON BEY BERUWALA OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | THE EDEN BERUWALA OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, you’ll travel to Colombo, the country’s capital, which has a fascinating history dating back to the fifth century. This port city had such significant role in the East-West sea trade even in ancient. Today, it has developed into a busy, modern city with a distinctive feel. Local people and tourists are always drawn to the vibrant streets, eateries, and contemporary malls. You can go to the city’s top attractions in Colombo and also finish off some last-minute shopping while you’re there. Maybe you want to cap your trip with a memorable meal at a well-known restaurant in Colombo that has a stellar reputation around the world. Then, we’ll drop you off at the airport in time for your subsequent trip home. Alternatively, you can extend your holiday and relax in a cozy beach resort in Bentota or Negombo.

ACTIVITIES:

  • After breakfast proceed towards Sri Lanka’s capital city of Colombo
  • Visit all the highlighted places such as Red mosque, Gangarama temple, Independent square
  • Proceed to the airport

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