https://www.southeastasiadreams.com/assets/templates/2021/images/inner-pages/destination_srilanka.jpg Sri Lanka Explorer Sri Lanka Explorer brings you to the most famous highlights around the island. Visit the nature beauty the Wilpattu National Park, visit Jaffna the northern tip of Sri Lanka, and return to the cultural triangle of Anuradhapura and Damublla before you enjoy the local food in Kandy. The last stage will be the tea country around Hatton
Sri Lanka Explorer

Sri Lanka Explorer

Explore the island of Sri Lanka, starting in Colombo and travel along the west coast via the Wilpattu National Park, travel around Jaffna the northern tip of Sri Lanka, before we continue to the Cultural Triangle, Kandy and the Tea Country.

Sri Lanka Explorer
Trip Details
Trip Code: LK-EXP-2001
Destination: Multiply-LK
Duration: 14 days / 13 nights
Frequency: Daily
Departure: from Colombo
Suitable For: Family, Seniors
Trip Theme: Adventure, Classic, Culture, History

Starting in Colombo and travel with us along the west coast to the amazing Wilpattu National Park, explore around Jaffna the northern tip of Sri Lanka, before we continue to the Cultural Triangle and the Tea Country.

Highlights:

  • Safaris at the Wilpattu National Parks
  • City and food tour around Jaffna the northern tip of Sri Lanka
  • island tour to Delft Island
  • Kiamatha Dinner in Anuradhapura
  • Cycle through the UNESCO side of Anuradhapura
  • Visiting the Ritigala Forest Monastery
  • Organic Garden Tour & Cooking Demonstration in Anuradhapura
  • Hiking to the top of the Sigiriya Lion’s Rock Fortress
  • A walk through the Matale Garden
  • Witness the evening Thevava Pooja Ceremony at the Temple of the tooth Culinary Trails in Kandy
  • Picturesque Train journey to Hatton along tea plantation, forest to the Tea Country
  • Visit and learn about the tea production at the tea plantation & factory
  • Trek and picnic around the Farilawn Falls
  • Enjoy a traditional High Tea experience

 

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:    Arrival in Colombo / Negombo               ( - / - / D )

After your arrival in Sri Lanka transfer an air conditional van to your Villa. 

Check in and do not forget to make your reservation for your complimentary 30-minute foot massage.

The rest of the day free of leisure relaxing. 

Dinner and overnight at the Villa Hundira – Lagoon Suite
               Upgrade to The Wallawwa, Kotugoda – Garden suite is possible for a surcharge

 

Day 2:    Colombo / Negombo - Wilpattu National Park       ( B / L / D )

Breakfast at your villa

Transfer air-conditioned via van from your villa to the Wilpattu National Park with 1-2 stops on the way

Lunch at the resort on your arrival

Afternoon Safari at the Wilpattu National Park (shared safari)

Dinner and overnight at the Leopard Trails Wilpattu - Deluxe Tent

 

Day 3:    Wilpattu National Park       ( B / L / D ) 

Breakfast at the resort

Morning and Afternoon Safari around the Wilpattu National Park (shared safari)

Lunch at the resort

Bush dinner and overnight at the Leopard Trails Wilpattu - Deluxe Tent

 

Day 4:    Wilpattu National Park - Jaffna     ( B / L / D ) 

Breakfast at the resort

Departure from your hotel via van and train to Jaffna

Lunch at a local restaurant

Late afternoons visit of the Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil

Dinner and overnight at the Fox Jaffna - Deluxe Room

 

Day 5:    Jaffna     ( B / L / D ) 

Departure very early from your resort to the Karikadduwan Jetty to catch the early ferry to the Delft Island

Breakfast will be packed for you from the hotel

Explore the Delft Island with its highlights such as the Old Dutch Fort and other colonial remnants, the Baobab Tree, growing rocks and observe the roaming wild horses. Delft Island brims with marvels and never fails to fascinate the onlooker. Explore its unique character and enjoy the dazzling seascapes.

Picnic lunch on the island

Dinner and overnight at the Fox Jaffna - Deluxe Room

 

Day 6:    Jaffna     ( B / L / D ) 

Breakfast at the resort

Departure with your Chauffeur guided Jaffna City Tour and explore the highlights such as, the Jaffna Fort, the ancient Buddhist temple with its Keerimalai hot springs, the Jaffna library and the fish market

Lunch will be served during the tour at the Jetwing hotel

In the evening you have the option to either go on a food tour or enjoy a dinner at an authentic local restaurant

Overnight at the Fox Jaffna - Deluxe Room

 

Day 7:    Jaffna - Anuradhapura    ( B / L / D ) 

Breakfast at the resort

Departure by air-conditionedl van to Anuradhapura

Lunch on the way at a local restaurant

Afternoon is free of leisure, but you can book directly at the hotel some optional activities such as

  • Jungle Kayaking (own expenses) or
  • Horseback riding (own expenses)

Enjoy a Kamatha Dinner Experience at your resort

Overnight at the Uga Ulagalla Resort - Pool Villa

 

Day 8:   Anuradhapura  - Ritigala - Anuradhapura     ( B / L / D ) 

Breakfast at the resort

Transfer by air condition van to Ritigala

Explore with your local guide the Ritigala Forest Monastery

Continue to the UNESCO Anuradhapura

Cycle with your local guide to through the UNESCO ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura

along the way have a scenic picnic at the Elephant Pond

Dinner and overnight at the Uga Ulagalla Resort- Pool Villa

 

Day 9:   Anuradhapura  - Sigiriya - Anuradhapura     ( B / L / D ) 

Breakfast at the resort

Join the Organic Garden Tour & Cooking Demonstration

After lunch at the Organic Garden transfer to Sigiriya

Visit and hike to the Sigiriya Lion's Rock Fortress in time for Sundown

Dinner and overnight at the Uga Ulagalla Resort- Pool Villa

 

Day 10:   Anuradhapura  - Matale - Kandy      ( B / L / D ) 

Breakfast at the resort

Transfer by air conditional Van to Kandy

On the way take a walk through the Sri Lanka Garden of Matale

Lunch at the Sri Lanka Garden

Afternoon check into your resort in Kandy

In the evening witness the evening Thevava Pooja Ceremony at the famous Temple of the Tooth in Kandy

Dinner and overnight at the Kandy House - Deluxe Room
                          Upgrade to the Coffee Bungalow – Deluxe Room is possible for a surcharge

 

Day 11:   Kandy      ( B / L / D ) 

Light Breakfast at the resort

Join the culinary trails in Kandy.  A tapestry of cultural diversity, the cuisine of the hill country is inspired by multi-cultural twists. Prepared using the freshest and nutritious ingredients from the island, Kandyan dishes are wholesome and delicious.

Afternoon is free of leisure

Dinner and overnight at the Kandy House - Deluxe Room
                        Upgrade to the Coffee Bungalow – Deluxe Room is possible for a surcharge

 

Day 12:   Kandy - Hatton     ( B / L / D ) 

Breakfast at the resort

Journey via van and train to the Tea Country

Check in and lunch at your resort

Visiting the Tea Factory with your guide and see how tea is made and the different machinery used during the process and finally taste some of the tea varieties.

Join the Tea infused dinner at your resort

Overnight at the Camellia Hills - Lakeview Bedroom

 

Day 13:   Hatton     ( B / L / D ) 

Breakfast at the resort

Full day walking / trekking excursion around the Fairlawn Falls. Following a river through lush vegetation until you reach the clearing with the waterfall where you can enjoy a picnic and perhaps a refreshing dip

Picnic Lunch near the waterfall

Dinner and overnight at the Camellia Hills - Lakeview Bedroom

 

Day 14:   Hatton  - end of trip   ( B / - / - ) 

Breakfast at the resort and check out

Optional transfer to your next destination

End of Tour

 

 

Note:  

All our private packages itineraries are not set in stone, meaning we can adjust, modify within your wishes, description. Or just let us create a complete new one for you. Our goal is to create your dream vacation.  Just contact any time . All hotels are subject to availability

 

 

 

 

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Package includes: 

  • all Transportation in a sedan car/minivan with the services of a private English-Speaking chauffeur guide as mentioned in the program
  • Guided visits and Excursions as mentioned in the Itinerary
  • 13 nights’ accommodation on Double Occupancy base
    • 1 night at the Villa Hundira – Lagoon Suite
      • Upgrade to The Wallawwa, Kotugoda – Garden suite is possible for a surcharge
    • 2 nights at the Leopard Trails Wilpattu - Deluxe Tent
    • 3 nights at the Fox Jaffna - Deluxe Room
    • 3 nights at the Uga Ulagalla Resort - Pool Villa
    • 2 nights at the Kandy House - Deluxe Room
      • Upgrade to the Coffee Bungalow – Deluxe Room is possible for a surcharge
    • 2 nights at the Camellia Hills - Lakeview Bedroom
  • 13 breakfast, 12 lunches and 13 dinners (vegetarian menu available on request) as listed in above program
  • Refreshments during excursions
  • Activities & excursions as described in Program / Itinerary
  • Local Taxes, Admission fee
  • Welcome Pack
  • Entrance fees to all the sites as offered on the program and charges will be applicable all extra sites or additional alternative activities
  • Accident Insurance coverage under local law

Package does not include:

 

Travel- & Medical Insurance

Travel Insurance including medical repatriation insurance is mandatory on all our trips. Therefore, we strongly recommend to our guests to make sure to purchase suitable insurance package, which covers all kind of traveling problems, such as lost or loss of luggage, any kind of cancellation of airlines or tours for the value for all the length of your trip.  All our tours are including local accident insurance via the operator, but they are most of the time not European standard. Make sure that it covers all the activities that you are likely to undertake, such as rafting, scuba diving, cycling, cruises, trekking etc.  Many ‘free’ insurances that come with banking packages, credit cards etc., are quite inadequate to cover you, so make sure you check the policy before your travel. You are required to give a copy of your insurance policy to your tour leader upon arrival. Without proper insurance like this, we will not be allowed to join the tour as we will not be able to respond adequately in case an emergency if you do not have the right insurance. Please also contact your doctor for further preparations regarding to your chosen travel destination including immunizations.

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Join in Tour:

From Date To Date Duration Adults Children

Private Tour:

From Date To Date Duration 2 Person 1 Person
01 Nov 2022 15 Dec 2022 14 days / 13 nights
01 Mar 2023 30 Apr 2023 14 days / 13 nights
01 May 2023 30 Jun 2023 14 days / 13 nights
01 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 14 days / 13 nights
01 Sep 2023 30 Oct 2023 14 days / 13 nights

Price is quoted per person and subject to change without prior notice