Wild About Sri Lanka - 10 Days

Galle - visit this former fortified dutch settlement. From 1st of May to 31st of October., Colombo - The Fort and Gangaramaya Temple, Polonnaruwa - the ancient capital city of Ceylon, Sigiriya - 5th century fortress ruins, Dambulla - Rock Temple, Matale - spice gardens, Kandy - city tour including Tuk Tuk ride, the legendary Temple of the Tooth and cultural show, Giragama Tea Factory - a working tea factory with a long history, Nuwara Eliya - drive through Little England, Scenic train ride through waterfalls and tea plantations from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, Udawalawe National Park - home to the nation's largest herd of Asian Elephants, Yala National Park - Asian Elephants, Sri Lankan krait, crocodiles and leopard, Bundala National Park - coastal national park with 200 species of bird, Mirissa and Weligama - Whale Watching off the coast from 1st of November to the 30th of April., Kayanwala village visit & cookery demonstration

Destination: Sri Lanka

Travel Dates: From 2019-09-21 to 2020-12-19

Duration: 10 days

Company: ON THE GO TOURS

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Inclusions

  • 9 breakfasts and 1 lunch
    9 nights 4 - 5 star and heritage properties
    Touring of Dambulla, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Nuwara Eliya, Udawalawe, Kandy, Yala, Bandula and Colombo
    3 Jeep safari/ game drives - in Udawalawe NP, Yala NP and Bandula NP
    Scenic train trip Kandy - Nuwara Eliya, canoe and Tuk Tuk trips
    Whale & Dolphin Watching Boat Cruise in Mirissa from 01 Nov - 30 April
  • (Cruise cost excluded approx $35)
  • 01 May - 31 Oct - visit to the Dutch Fort at Galle
    Escorted by an English speaking national guide for group 6 or more (professional chauffeur guide for groups of 5 or less)
    All relevant transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles
    Airport arrival and departure transfers on day 1 and day 10

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Day 1, Colombo
Saturday. Welcome to Sri Lanka! Airport arrival transfer and remainder of the day at leisure.
No meals included.
Day 2, Dambulla
Colombo - Dambulla - Polonnaruwa - Dambulla. This morning we stop a local Sunday market before arriving at one of Sri Lanka’s most impressive cave temples, the Dambulla Rock Temple. We then continue onto Polonnaruwa for some sightseeing. Return to Dambulla for an evening at leisure.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 3, Polonnaruwa
Dambulla - Sigiriya - Kandy. This morning we head to Sigiriya, followed by a bullock cart ride and short canoe trip to the village of Kayanwala, where we try our hand at preparing a local meal. En route to Kandy we stop off a spice garden in Matale.
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, no dinner included.
Day 4, Kandy
This morning we take a sightseeing tour of Kandy, including the Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Lake, a gem museum, local bazaar and we then take Tuk Tuk ride up into the surrounding hills. This afternoon we stop at a working tea factory and enjoy cultural performance in the evening.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 5, Nuwara Eliya
Kandy - Nuwara Eliya. This morning offers free time before transferring to the railway station for a scenic train trip. Passing tea plantations, waterfalls, suspension bridges and tea pickers on our journey up to Nuwara Eliya. This afternoon we take a beautiful drive through Nuwara Eliya.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 6, Udawalawe National Park
Nuwara Eliya - Udawalawe National Park. Today we head south to Embilipitiya, this afternoon we enjoy a game drive through Udawalawe National Park - one of the best places to spot the famous Sri Lankan Elephant.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 7, Yala National Park
Udawalawe National Park - Yala National Park. This morning we depart for Yala NP - the second largest in Sri Lanka. Here we enjoy a jeep safari of the park, which has Asian elephants, sloth bears, golden palm civets, Sri Lankan krait, crocodiles and leopards present.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 8, Bundala National Park
Yala National Park - Bundala National Park - Mirissa. This morning we travel to Bundala NP, home to thousands of brightly coloured birds with over 200 species. It is also home to the magnificent greater flamingo and Asian elephants. We take a jeep safari here before transferring later on to the coastal town of Mirissa.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 9, Weligama & Mirissa
Mirissa - Colombo. This morning, if travelling between 01 Nov - 31 May, we transfer to the boat pier for our Whale and Dolphin Watching boat cruise (paid locally). If travelling between 01 Jun - 31 Oct the morning is spent visiting UNESCO World Heritage Listed Galle fortress. The next stop is Colombo and the bustling city centre for a guided tour.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 10, Colombo
Monday. Our tour concludes today with an onward departure transfer to the airport.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.

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