Sri Lanka – A Whisper of Paradise

Sri Lanka – A Whisper of Paradise Guaranteed Departures

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka – A Whisper of Paradise Guaranteed Departures

This tour highlights the essence of Sri Lanka: visiting the many iconic sites that gives the land its deep spiritual strength. Drive high into the hill country and visit a tea plantation, then go on safari to Yala, and, if lucky see the beautiful leopards. Finally relax in Galle visiting the Fort with its decided Dutch air.

13 days
Negombo - Sigiriya - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Yala National Park - Galle

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Day 1 : To Negombo

Arrive in Colombo and drive to Negombo. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Camelot Beach Hotel. D

Accommodation: Camelot Beach Hotel – Negombo
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Day 2 : To Sigiriya

Morning transfer to Sigiriya. Evening at Leisure. Three nights stay at Hotel Sigiriya. B, D

Accommodation: Hotel Sigiriya

Day 3 : Excursion to 5th C. Sigiriya Rock Fortress

After breakfast, visit the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya built by the patricidal King Kasyapa. See the frescoes of ‘Heavenly Maidens’. Wander the summit with its bathing pools and pavilions. B, D

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Day 4 : Excursion to Polonnaruwa and Minneriya

Morning guided tour of Polonnaruwa the Medieval capital of Sri Lanka including: King’s Council Chamber, Royal Pavilion and outstanding sculptures of the Buddha at the Gal Vihara. Afternoon game drive to Minneriya National Park home to vast herds of elephants. B, D


Day 5 : To Dambulla Cave Temple and Kandy’s Temple of the Tooth

Morning visit the Buddhist Cave Temples of Dambulla with its vibrant frescoes and evocative Buddha statues. Afternoon drive to Kandy. Evening visit the Temple of the Tooth followed by a Cultural Show. Two nights stay at Hotel Suisse. B, D

Accommodation: Hotel Suisse – Kandy
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Day 6 : Kandy City tour and Peradeniya Botanical Gardens

Afternoon city tour of Kandy including a visit to the Art and Crafts workshop and Bazaars. Later visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens with its beautiful Orchard House. B, D

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Day 7 : To Nuwara Eliya via Tea Factory

Early morning drive to Nuwara Eliya. Climb high undulating hills dotted with Tea Plantations. Visit a working Tea Factory and learn how tea is made. Two nights stay at Araliya Green Hills. B, D

Accommodation: Araliya Green Hills – Nuwara Eliya
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Day 8 : Morning Excursion - Highlights of Nuwara Eliya

Drive around the hill capital to see its mock Tudor and Georgian architecture - including the St Andrews hotel, Hill Club, Grand Hotel and the Race course. Next onto Lake Gregory situated in the heart of the town, finally visit the fruit and vegetable market. B, D

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Day 9 : To Ella and Yala National Park

Morning tour of Ella viewing the Demodara nine arch railway bridge, climb Little Adams peak and see the famous Ravana Ella. Afternoon to Yala National Park. Two nights at Kithala Resort. B, D

Accommodation: Kithala Resort – Tissamaharama
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Day 10 : Yala National Park Safari

Dawn jeep safari to Yala National Park. Look out for spotted deer, leopards and mongoose. Birds include brown-capped babbler and painted stork. Drive to the remoter parts seeking out the large herds of elephants. Trail leopard - visiting places where they are regularly found in caves and on rocky outcrops. B, D

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Day 11 : To Galle

Morning drive to Galle. Two nights stay at Amari Galle. B

Accommodation: Amari Galle
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Day 12 : Galle Fort Tour

Morning guided tour of this delightful scenic Fort. Virtually untouched by modernization the Fort still maintains its Dutch Colonial air. Afternoon at leisure. B

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Day 13 : Depart Colombo

Depart Colombo for your onward Journey

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Price per person
(Double/Twin share)
Single room supplement
£1,698.00 £735.00
£1,735.00 £780.00
£1,698.00 £735.00
£1,653.00 £728.00
Cost includes:
  • Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
  • Half board. Galle on Bed and Breakfast
  • 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.
Cost does not include:
  • Visa Fee.
  • Any optional Excursions.
  • Any expenses of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance*

*Travel Insurance
It is essential to have adequate insurance in place before your departure. This should be appropriate for your age, health and destination you are visiting.
• Make sure it includes comprehensive medical and repatriation cover.
• Make sure it provides cover for your whole trip (whether one day or over a year).
• Make sure it covers you for all activities.
• Disclose pre-existing medical conditions.
• Take your policy number and the 24-hour emergency contact numbers with you.

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