Sri Lanka Highlights – Negombo Kandy Ella and more

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Bucket List Group Travel > Global Bucket List > Sri Lanka Highlights – Negombo Kandy Ella and more
Overview
Start and end in Negombo! With the In-depth Cultural tour Discover Sri Lanka, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Negombo and 14 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Package includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, insurance, meals, transport and more.
Itinerary

Day01Negombo

Description:

Our tour begins in the small coastal town of Negombo

You will be attending the Pre Departure Meeting with your tour leader at 6..00 pm at the Hotel.

Our hotel is on the beach allowing you to watch the fishing boats bring in the day’s catch and the sun setting over the ocean.

Overnight Stay in Negombo

Day02Anuradhapura

Description:
We drive inland to Anuradhapura.

Afternoon, site seeing tour in the Anuradhapura Ancient city.

Option to take bicycles to do the site-seeing tour in Anuradhapura. Cost of a bicycle for the tour US $ 5/-

Overnight stay in Anuradhapura

Day03 Polonnaruwa

Description:

Leave for Polonnaruwa after breakfast. Site seeing tour in Polonnaruwa mediveal kingdom.

Option to take bicycles to do the site-seeing tour in Polonnaruwa. Cost of a bicycle for the tour US $ 5/-

Optional activities: Minneriya National Park US $ 65/- PP

Overnight stay in Polonnaruwa

Day04Dambulla

Description:
Leave for Sigiriya after breakfast. Climb the Lion’s Rock and visit the Rock Fortress. Check in to Gimanhala Hotel and afternoon visit the Dambulla Cave Temple.

Overnight stay in Dambulla or Sigiriya

Day05Kandy

Description:
Leave for kandy after breakfast. Enroute visit a spice garden in Matale. Check in to the hotel by noon. Afternoon, watch the Kandyan Cultural show and attend the evening pooja ceremony at the Sacred Temple of the Tooth of Buddha.

Overnight stay at Kandy

Day06Kandy

Description:
After breakfast leave for the site seeing tour in Kandy. Includes are Royal Botanical Gardens, Athur’s seat view point, Gem museum and Lapidary, walk through the busy markets in Kandy. Free and relaxing afternoon to explore the cultural capital of Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay in Kandy

Day07 Adam's Peak / Sri Pada

Description:
After Breakfast, we leave for Adam’s Peak base camp, Dulhoise. Enroute stop at Kitulgala for optional Whitewater rafting. Rate US $ 25/- PP. Reach the Dulhoise in the afternoon. Walk through Tea plantation and visit a Tea factory to see the production process of Ceylon Tea.

Overnight stay in Dulhoise.

Day08Nuwara Eliya

Description:
Early morning, climb the Adam’s Peak to see the Sunrise. Afternoon, leave for Nuwara Eliya. Enroute, stop for photos at St. Claire and Devon Waterfalls.

Site seeing in Colonial Hill station, Nuwara Eliya before check- in to the hotel.

Option to take an Authentic Ayurveda full body massage. Cost US $30/- pp

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya:

Day09Ella

Description:
Leave for Horton Plains National Parrk early in the morning. Trek to World’s End cliff and Baker’s water fall. Take the scenic train from Nanuoya to Ella ***(Train trip on availability).

Overnight stay at Ella

Day10Yala

Description:
Morning, walk to the Little Adam’s Peak and the Nine Arch bridge. After breakfast, leave for Yala. Enroute, stop at Ravana waterfall.

Check in to the hotel and afternoon jeep safari in Yala National Park.

Overnight stay in Tissamaharama

Day11Unawatuna

Description:
Leave for Unawatuna Beach Resort after breakfast. Enroute, visit the Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe. Check in to Beach Resort by noon. Free and relaxing afternoon at the Unawatuna Beach Resort. Walking tour in World Heritage site, Dutch Galle Fort

Overnight stay at Unawatuna

Day12Unawatuna

Description:
Free and relaxing day at the Beach Resort. Optional excursion for Whale and Dolphin watching in Mirissa. Cost US $ 60/- PP. *****Whale watching is seasonal and available from December to April.

Overnight stay in Unawatuna

Day13Unawatuna

Description:
Free and Realxing day

Day14Negombo

Description:
Leave for Negombo via Colombo after breakfast, Enroute, visit Turtle hatchery and do the Madu river cruise. Site seeing tour in Colombo. Includes are National Museum, Gangarama Temple, Main Street, Independance Square, Galle Face, Old Parliament. New Parliament, Town Hall, BMICH, etc.

Overnight stay in Negombo

Day15Negombo

Description:
Tour ends today.

Inclusions

Price Includes

  • Included on all days on Twin/Double sharing bed and breakfast basis in 2-4star rated hotels.
  • Professionally qualified English/ German/ Italian and French speaking guide.
  • Vehicle is insured.
  • Passengers are insured in the vehicle against accidents upto Rs.500,000/-
  • Public liability insurnce up to Rs. 2,000,000/-
  • All breakfast.
  • Entrance fees to tourist attractions. (Except optional activities).
  • Comfortable private air conditioned car, van or coach.

Price Excludes

  • Flights

  • Meals

  • Personal Expenses

  • Optional activities

  • Travel insurance / Visa

  • Tips

  • Optional Activities:

    Minneriya National Park entrance ticket and safari fees = US $ 35/- per person

    White water rafting in Kithulgala = US $ 20/- per person

    Whale and Dolphin watching excursion:

    Trincomalee US $ 50/- per person

    Unawatuna US $ 60/- per person

    Pigeon Island excursion US $ 30/- per person

    Per Bicycle cost Anuradhapur and Polonnaruwa US $ 5/-

    Full body massage Kandy and Nuwara Eliya US $ 25/- 

Tour Information
Tour Start Tour End Country
Negombo
Negombo
Sri Lanka
Flights
  • Arrival: Day01 before 2pm 
Fly IN Airport: Bandaranaike Intl. airport (Sri Lanka)
  • Return: Day15 after 4pm 
Fly OUT Airport: Bandaranaike Intl. airport (Sri Lanka)

 

Meeting Point
  • The group meets at the arrival airport or at the hotel on Day01.
  • More details will be provided via group chat on WhatsApp
* Minimum number of members requires for all group tour. Please confirm with the organizer before any flight booking!
Route
FAQ

I'm a solo traveler, can I still join the tour?

Yes of course, As all our tours are for solo travelers. You will travel with like-minded and fun-loving people who like to explore new destinations and activities like yourself.

I want to join with my partner or friends; is it possible?

No condition for fun! You can always join the group tours with anyone by your side either your partner or a group of crazy friends. We make sure to arrange accommodation and all other activities accordingly. Do you want to know the lined-up list of tours; please check our tour finder section for more details.

I am travelling solo, do I have to pay single supplement?

No. All trip prices are based on double occupancy rooms. You will be paired with another solo traveler of the same gender to share the accommodation. If you enrolled with another person, you’ll room with that person. Although single supplement option is available if you prefer a room for yourself. If you are interested in a single room please select the single supplement package while booking.

What are the accommodation options?

We offer luxurious hotels, budgeted motels, spontaneous camps, handy lodges and every other possibility at your destination.

What is cancellation policy?

If you cancel your booking cancellation fees could apply. A cancellation will only be effective when we receive written confirmation of the cancellation. If you cancel a trip:

More than 60 days prior to departure you will receive a full refund less deposit amount
Between 45 to 60 days prior to departure we will retain the deposit or 50% of the amount paid (whichever is greater)
Less than 45 days prior to departure we receive the right to not refund any of the costs paid

Do I need a Travel Medical insurance?

Yes, Travel insurance is required for all international trips. Insurance covers (and reimburses you) for things like trip cancellation, trip interruption, and trip delay, lost or delayed baggage, medical coverage, medical evacuation, etc.

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