Quintessential Ceylon

* Note – Itinerary could be adjusted if required.

A week in Sri Lanka may not seem like enough time to discover the unique beauty of this island paradise but does give you enough time to venture through some of its most beautiful locations. From the suburban, westernized, commercial capital- the city of lights, Colombo, to the cold, misty, cloud-kissed peaks of Hatton, to the golden shores and turquoise blue-green oceans and salty breezes of the south coast, this classic tour will kindle a flame that will romanticize and captivate any wanderer.

Nights 07
Languages China
SKU LK10071300
Accommodation Economy
Meals Bed and Breakfast
Transport Private Air Condition Vehicle
Guide English Speaking Chauffer
Entrance Fees Not Included
Taxes Included
Validity Period Summer 2018 (Not valid for the month of August)

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Itinerary
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Includes & Excludes

1 Night in Colombo

After arrival at the Colombo Airport, you will be picked up from the Airport by your Chauffeur Guide from Lakpura. After the introductions, you will be escorted by air-conditioned private vehicle to your hotel in Colombo.

See “Hotels” for details on Accommodation.

1 Night in Kandy

During your time in Kandy, you can engage in the following activities.

Temple of the Tooth Relic

Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.

Explore Kandy City

You will jaunt through the lively streets of Kandy with their bright colors, delicious foods and deep history. Explore Kandy’s most important monuments. Try out yummy Sri Lankan street food in stalls. Enjoy watching garland makers ply their trade. Visit a beautiful Hindu Temple. Go on a short but fun three wheeler ride

See “Hotels” for details on Accommodation.

1 Night in Ella

During your time in Ella, you can engage in the following activities.

Explore the City

Explore the city of Ella and its most interesting places. Pass through bright green tea fields, and tough stretches of rock, and get to see the magical views of Little Adam’s Peak. Walk over the history seeped Nine Arches Bridge and listen to the story of its construction. End your hike at the Demodara Railway station with its unique loop-over track design. This tour gives you the chance to see the best sights of Sri Lanka

See “Hotels” for details on Accommodation.

4 Nights in Weligama

During your time in Weligama, you can try out the following experiences.

Galle City & The Galle Dutch Fort

Discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and its secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best-preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime Museum, Galle National Museum, and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.

Stilt Fishermen in Koggala

Watch the captivating sight of fishermen perched on stilts in the waters along the coast of Koggala. Learn how stilt fishing is done in detail and marvel at the level of skill that goes into it. Get some amazing photographs of the fishermen silhouetted against the shoreline at sunset.

Sea Turtle Hatchery and Conservation

Learn more about the five endangered sea turtle species that come to the shores of Sri Lanka to nest. Learn how the Kosgoda Turtle Care Program helps protect the nests until they hatch and increases the chances of survival for the babies. Get a chance to see, touch and feed baby turtles; or even injured adult turtles that the Turtle Hatchery cares for.

Whale Watching in Mirissa

The Whale Watching Tour in Mirissa, this five-hour tour gives you an opportunity to see the biggest mammals on earth, the whales, in their natural habitat. Get a chance to see blue whales, sperm whales, and fin whales as they swim in the waters to the south of Sri Lanka. Gain more knowledge about the whales as a species from a qualified naturalist and learn to identify them. This tour gives you a responsible whale watching experience with a minimal imprint on nature.

See “Hotels” for details on Accommodation.

Departure

After breakfast at the hotel on your final day, proceed to the Colombo International Airport (CMB) and get ready for your departure after spending a memorable time on the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.

LK10071300 - Route Map of Quintessential Ceylon tour in Sri Lanka

Colombo – Sapphire

Kandy – Oak Ray Regency

Ella – Ella Gap

Weligama – Insight Ahangama

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation as per the list of hotels
  • Meals on Bread and Breakfast Basis starting with Breakfast on Day 2 and ending with Breakfast on Day 8
  • Transport in Private vehicle with the service of an English Speaking Chauffeur Guide
  • Entrance Fees and guided tours to all sights as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & service charges (Except for 4% Online Payment Surcharge)

Tour Excludes

  • Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application
  • International / Domestic Airfare
  • Any expenses of personal nature
  • Tips & Portages
  • Cost of Beverages
  • Meals where not specified
  • Entrance fees where not specified