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Sri Lanka & Maldives Tour | 15 Days

Duration
15 Days
Tour Type
Honeymoon & Romantic, Leisure, Luxury & Family
Rating

Overview

BEST OF SRI LANKA AND MALDIVES

Two bucket list countries in one fantastic tour. From the colorful streets of Negombo to the ancient temples of Kandy and Dambulla, from the tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya to the sun-kissed beaches of Maldives, this 15-day package will give you a lifetime of memories to make it an amazing and fulfilling holiday. Colombo, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Galle and beyond, this dazzling discovery tour will showcase all the highlights of Sri Lanka. Explore the Rock Cave Temple of Dambulla, home to an impressive golden Buddha; discover the rich tea culture of Sri Lanka in the hillside plantation of Nuwara Eliya; spend a night in spiritual Kandy, home of the sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic; and enjoy a guided tour in the Dutch colonial city of Galle. Then, slow things down with four nights stay in Maldives. Slip into holiday mode with cozy accommodation. Spend your days swimming with a rainbow of marine life, relaxing under a palm tree with a good book, or taking advantage of the amazing optional activities offered on the island. The package also includes the international flight between Sri Lanka and Maldives.

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.

AYUBOWAN-! Welcome to Sri Lanka, one of the most fascinating destinations in the whole world. Upon arrival at Katunayake CMB Airport, you will meet your tour leader and then you will be transferred to your hotel. The first destination will be Negombo coastal town, which has long been known as the most popular beach in Sri Lanka, famous for its golden sandy beach, food and entertainments. For day one we haven’t planned any activity, so you will have a relaxing day at Negombo beach or by the pool of your cosy hotel. Evening, you may walk along the seashore while enjoying the beautiful sun setting and the pleasant evening 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 Negambo

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 having a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you will have a wonderful coastal drive towards Wilpattu National Park. En-route, visit Munneshwaram Hindu Kovil. Thereafter, proceeds to Wilpattu National Park. We would like you to visit this park, rather than the more touristic Yala National Park, because we believe it is less crowded and it offers better experiences. Also, the same animals can be seen here as in Yala. Enjoy a 4×4 jeep ride searching for leopards hanging on trees or whispering through the bushes, crocodiles patrolling the river or wild elephants drinking water and playing around under the evening sunset.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  NATURE-FRIENDLY RESORT AT ANURADHAPURA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Wilpattu National Park safari
  • Munneshwaram Hindu Kovil visit

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| MIRIDIYA LAKE RESORT OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | PALM GARDEN VILLAGE HOTEL OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | THE LAKE FOREST HOTEL OR SIMILAR

After enjoying a delicious breakfast with a hot cup of Sri Lankan tea or a coffee, you will take a wonderful journey across the stunning Sri Lankan countryside towards Dambulla city, which is the central point of the cultural triangle on the island. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a wonderful cultural village tour while exploring the beautiful countryside. 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 enjoy a canoeing boat ride across the lake and a plasant TukTuk ride before reaching the farmer’s house where you will experience the typical Sri Lankan countryside hospitality. Evening, you will visit famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE), since it is the best time to capture the beautiful scenery of sun setting. King Kasyapa (477 – 495 BC) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colorful frescoes.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  NATURE-FRIENDLY RESORT AT SIGIRIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Cultural village tour
  • Sigiriya rock fortress
  • Ayurvedic herbal 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

After breakfast, visit the Royal Cave Temple and the Golden Buddha Statue (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE). Thereafter, you will visit Matale Spice Garden. Afterwards, proceed towards Kandy, 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. 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 STAY : COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL AT KANDY

ACTIVITIES:

  • Dambulla cave temple
  • Temple of Tooth Relic
  • Early morning Pidurangala rock hike
  • Kandy city walk (local markets/view point)
  • Spice garden visit – Included in the package
  • Traditional dancing 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

The morning Visit a gem museum in the morning for a tour and to learn more about the most important and well-known gems and jewelry from Sri Lanka.

Your next stop is the Peradeniya Royal botanical garden which is known for being one of all Asia’s high biological gardens. Its spirited and wealthy diversity of flora and fauna may be a heaven of the many natural wonders. Explore the land of the garden that has over 240 species of plants, three hundred totally different species of orchids, an imposing avenue of royal palms, and Sri Lanka’s longest river the Mahaweli that flows beside the garden. It’s an exquisite chance for nature lovers.

Thereafter, you’ll experience a great journey through the tea region of Nuwara Eliya as you take in the beautiful scenery of the mountains, waterfalls, and lush green tea estates. It is frequently referred to as “Little England”, because so many of the city’s structures date back to the British colonial era, such as the Queen’s Cottage, the General’s House, the Grand Hotel, the Hill Club, and the Town Post Office. This wonderful city includes a cool climate all year round thanks to its mountainous location. Visit a tea plantation and explore the chilly and foggy hills that host lush inexperienced blankets of tea plantations. Make sure to cap off your factory tour in style with a cup of tea that has been expertly prepared.

You might use your free time in the afternoon to you could spend your free time walking through Nuwara Eliya city center and the vegetable and fruit market. Try some snacks around lanes filled with ‘cultural eats’, street-food possibilities, and bustling local eateries.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL AT NUWARA ELIYA

ACTIVITIES:

  • After breakfast proceed toward Nuwara Eliya
  • En route to Nuwara Eliya, visit a gem museum
  • Visit Royal Botanical Garden
  • Visit Tea Factory
  • Evening, Walk around the Nuwara Eliya City Tour (Vegetable & Fruit Market)

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

In the morning, you will enjoy a spectacular train journey from Nanu-oya station to Ella village. It is known as one of the most picturesque hill country train journeys in the world. Ella is everyone’s favorite hill country village due to the fact that it’s a wonderful nature-friendly location. The Nine Arch Bridge, a major tourist attraction in Ella, is a massive bridge built entirely of solid rocks, bricks and cement without using a single piece of steel. Ella is a great place for walking and climbing and its most famous trekking route is to “Little Adam’s Peak”. In the evening, you could chill out at the village center where there are lots of restaurants, pubs and also evening entertainments. Ella is a stunning location that anyone who is visiting Sri Lanka should not miss out

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY MOUNT VIEW HOTEL IN ELLA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Rawana Waterfall
  • Mini Adam’s peak trekking
  • Ella Village Tour (Nine Arch Bridge) e
  • Spectacular train journey into the mountains – Included

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| O2 ELLA OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | FLOWER GARDEN ELLA  OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | EKHO ELLA OR SIMILAR

After an amazing journey through the mountains and waterfalls, you have finally arrived at the world-famous beachside of Sri Lanka. In the morning, you will head towards Mirissa while enjoying the magnificent view of the Indian Ocean. Mirissa/Dickwella is a delightful sandy beach that was a well-kept secret in the past, but now more restaurants and pubs are opening up to visitors. Mirissa/Dickwella is also 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. 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. In the evening, perhaps you could walk down along the seashore and you could find a seafront restaurant to try some authentic Sri Lankan seafood – a wonderful crab curry is likely to be on the menu

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT DIKWELLA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Hummanaya blowhole visit
  • Leisure & relax in the beach
  • Boat tours can be arranged
  • Water sports can be arranged

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| TWENTY-TWO WELIGAMBAY OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | DICKWELLA RESORT AND SPA  OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | ERA BEACH THALPE OR SIMILAR

Early in the morning, hit back to the beautiful golden sandy beach and jump into a boat for an amazing ride on the sea to capture the Blue Whales and Dolphins. Mirissa is one of the best places in the world to spot the biggest creature on the planet. Please note that whale watching is a SEASONAL activity. Thereafter, your tour leader will drive you along the southwest coast towards Galle, a city well known for its Fort (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE). Historical Galle Lighthouse stands proudly on the southeast tip of the fort. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a Madu river boat tour, which offers several memorable experiences such as fish therapy and cinnamon state visit. Thereafter, you’ll visit a turtle hatchery center where baby turtles learn to take their first swim and injured adults are rehabilitated back into the wild. Both locals and international volunteers are battling for the protection of sea turtles since they are endangered creatures.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT BENTOTA

ACTIVITIES:

  • Madu river boat tour can be arranged
  • Whale watching boat tour can be arranged
  • Galle Fort and city tour
  • Observe the traditional Sri Lankan fishing styles
  • Turtle hatchery center visit – included in the package

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 visit the capital city of Colombo, which has an interesting history running back to the fifth century. Even in ancient times, this was an important port city in the East-West sea trade. Nowadays it has become a bustling modern town with a unique atmosphere. The colourful streets, restaurants and modern shopping malls attract hordes of locals and tourists alike. In Colombo, you have the opportunity to visit the most highlighted places in the city and also do some last-minute shopping as well. Perhaps, you may pop into a famous and internationally renowned restaurant in Colombo to end your Sri Lanka visit over an unforgettable meal.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  COZY CITY HOTEL AT COLOMBO

ACTIVITIES:

  • olombo city and shopping tour
  • Colombo highlights: Galle Face Green, Gangarama Independent Square, ect…

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| FAIRWAY COLOMBO OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | CINNAMON RED COLOMBO OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | MARINO BEACH COLOMBO OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, you will check-out from your hotel and you will be transferred to the airport for your short flight to Male (flight time-13.30 pm), Maldives (approx. 1.5 hours flight). After a wonderful tour around Sri Lanka now slow things down with a four-night relaxing beach stay in the Maldives. Upon arrival to Male, you will meet a hotel representative, who will transfer you to the hotel by a shared speed boat

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT MALDIVES

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| KAANI GRAND SEAVIEW OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | ERIYADU ISLAND RESORT OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | MEERU ISLAND RESORT AND SPA OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, if you are up to it, you will enjoy a full-day or half-day island hopping. Your day starts with a speed boat ride that will take you to 3 different spots, perfect for going snorkelling and dolphin watching. As you snorkel in these unbelievably beautiful reefs, you will come across an abundance of marine life and a multitude of colourful fish. Manta rays, turtles and even sharks may be the highlight of the trip. Experience the thrill of a tiny desert beach, surrounded by crystal clear waters and the coral reef with the ultimate privacy. A packed lunch and bottled drinks are served to each guest on the sandbank. NOTE: This is an optional experience, thus it can be purchased separately from the resort.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT MALDIVES

ACTIVITIES:

  • Dolphin watching
  • Snorkeling session
  • Swimming with sharks

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| KAANI GRAND SEAVIEW OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | ERIYADU ISLAND RESORT OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | MEERU ISLAND RESORT AND SPA OR SIMILAR

After breakfast, if you are up to it, join a snorkeling trip. It is a fun and relaxing way to view the colorful and fascinating world just beneath the ocean’s surface. Snorkelers use a clear plastic mask and a short tube to breathe while floating face-down on the surface of the water. This way you can observe coral and marine life without scaring away the fish with your movements and without having to come up for air every minute. Just floating and being immersed in the underwater scenery is enough to escape the hurdles we encounter in everyday life. There are different locations where you can see a totally different environment with different fishes and sea creatures. NOTE: This is an optional experience, thus it can be purchased separately from the resort.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT MALDIVES

ACTIVITIES:

  • Scuba-diving
  • Sorkelling
  • jet-ski
  • kayaking
  • Evening fishing

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| KAANI GRAND SEAVIEW OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | ERIYADU ISLAND RESORT OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | MEERU ISLAND RESORT AND SPA OR SIMILAR

It’s a free day: after breakfast, you could spend your time relaxing on the beach or exploring the underwater sea life. Optional: explore the historic city of Male, capital of the Maldives, and get a sense of ordinary life for the locals. Male is one of the smallest capitals in the world with several great local and cultural attractions such as the Male National Museum, Mulee-aage Palace, Male Friday Mosque and local markets, among others. NOTE: This is an optional experience, thus it can be purchased separately from the resort.

OVERNIGHT STAY :  BEACH RESORT AT MALDIVES

ACTIVITIES:

  • scuba-diving
  • snorkelling
  • jet-ski
  • kayaking
  • Evening Fishing

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS :

  • STANDARD HOTELS (3 STAR)| KAANI GRAND SEAVIEW OR SIMILAR
  • DELUXE HOTELS (4 STAR)      | ERIYADU ISLAND RESORT OR SIMILAR
  • SUPERIOR HOTELS (5 STAR)  | MEERU ISLAND RESORT AND SPA OR SIMILAR

Today is your last day in beautiful Maldives. After breakfast, you will check-out from the hotel and you will be transferred to the airport by a shared speed boat.

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