A Whisper of Paradise Tailor-made
Day 1: To Colombo
Fly from London on direct schedule airlines to Colombo.
Day 2: To Kandalama
Met on arrival and then a delightful drive through ever changing countryside to spend three nights at the Heritance Kandalama Hotel.Accommodation: Heritance Kandalama
Day 3: Excursion to Sigiriya & Hiriwaduna Village
Early morning climb the impressive granite bastion built by the patricidal King Kasyapa. See the gorgeous frescoes of the ‘Sigiriya Maidens’. Later, visit a typical Sri Lankan village for a fascinating introduction to local culture and indigenous farming practices.
Day 4: Excursion to Polonnaruwa & Minneriya National Park
Morning visit to Polonnaruwa, the fascinating ruins of the 11th C. Capital of Sri Lanka. The highlight of the visit must surely be the remarkable carvings of the Buddha at the Gal Vihara. Majestic Dagoba’s grace the ancient city. Afternoon game drive to Minneriya National Park home to vast herds of elephants.
Day 5: To Kegalle via Dambulla
After breakfast visit the famous Cave Temples of Dambulla with earliest works dating from the 1st C. BC. See the stunning frescoes and numerous fascinating Buddha statues. The view across to Sigiriya is dramatic. Later proceed to Kegalle. Stay at the Rosyth Estate House for three nights.Accommodation: Rosyth Estate House
Day 6: Rosyth Estate
Relax by the pool or take a walk to the nearby tea factory for a guided tour. There are a range of activities on offer at Rosyth Estate House to keep you occupied.
Day 7: Day Tour to Kandy
After breakfast leave on a private day tour of Kandy the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts centre and a gem museum, followed by a visit to the Temple of the Tooth Relic. On route back to the Estate House a visit to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.
Day 8: To Rathgama
After breakfast private transfer to the southern coastal village of Rathagama to stay five nights at the delightful Aditya Resort. Afternoon tour of the old colonial city of Galle - wander the parapets of the ancient Fort and barter with the lace sellers!Accommodation: Aditya Resort
Day 9-12: At leisure
Walk the golden beaches and dip your toes into the cool ultramarine waters of the Indian Ocean... relax in the spa for perfect pampering.
Day 13: To London
Transfer to the airport for direct scheduled return flight to London.
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|Price per person (Double/Twin share)|
- International flights in economy class.
- Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
- Daily breakfast throughout. Dinner at Rosyth Estate House.
- Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing.
- Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles.
- Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
- Full ATOL Bonding.
- Visa Fee.
- Any optional Excursions.
- Any expenses of a personal nature.
- Travel Insurance.