Highlights of Lanka

Tour Type:
Private Escorted Tours
Start:
Colombo
Duration:
8 Days
End:
Colombo
Departs:
Daily

Starting From

NZ$ 1799
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Marco Polo considered Sri Lanka “the finest island of its size in the world”. We invite you to explore this superb destination with this small tour which covers some ancient cities and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, spice coast and finishing your holiday with a beach resort.

Itinerary

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DAY 1

Upon arrival, you will be met and assisted by TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS tour manager in the arrival lounge holding a plaque card followed by a transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay in Colombo / Negombo.

DAY 2

Travel by road to Dambulla. In the afternoon visit the World Heritage site of Dambulla Caves. A sacred pilgrimage site for 22 centuries, this cave monastery is the largest, best-preserved cave-temple complex in Sri Lanka. Stay two nights in Dambulla / Habarana.

DAY 3

After breakfast enjoy a visit to Polonnaruwa, the ancient capital of Sri Lanka. In the afternoon proceed for a wildlife safari at Minneriya National Park, showcasing a large number of wild elephant families and wild species of birds and reptiles.

DAY 4

Travel to Kandy, en-route visit the 5th century-old Sigiriya Rock Fortress and spice garden at Matale to see varieties of spice plantation and purchase as a locally grown souvenir. Stay two nights at Kandy.

DAY 5

In the morning after breakfast explore the town and visit Temple of the Tooth Relic and Gem museum in the afternoon. Evening enjoy upper Lake drive and watch a cultural show before finishing your day.

DAY 6

Travel by road to Bentota / Beruwela, a small resort town in the southwestern coastal belt and stay two nights at the resort.

DAY 7

Visit a Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda operated by the Wildlife Protection Society of Sri Lanka. Enjoy a river safari on the Bentota River to experience its unique ecosystem and breathtaking beauty.

DAY 8

After a leisurely breakfast, the tour finishes with a direct transfer to Colombo Airport.

Inclusion


07 Nights accommodation at the hotel with a private facility

Service of an English speaking chauffeur guide

Meals as motioned above

Entrance fees to the sites namely.

Kandy Temple of the Tooth Relic.

Dambulla Rock Cave Temple.

Sigiriya Rock Fortress.

Polonnaruwa Ancient City.

Minneriya National Park.

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery.

Wildlife safari at Minneriya National Park

River safari at Bentota

Meet and greet at the airport

Return Airport Transfers

Colombo city and shopping tour

Exclusion


Personal Travel and Insurance

Personal expenses

Extras on tour

Meals which are not specified above

Services which are not specified above

Entrance to the site visits which are not specified above

Camera Fees where applicable

Tips and Poter-age

Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application