Women’s Getaway to Sri Lanka

Tour Type:
Small Group Journeys
Start:
Colombo
Duration:
12 Days
End:
Colombo
Departs:
Guaranteed Departure Min Pax: 02

Starting From

NZ$ 2998
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This tour combines culture and relaxation, taking in some of Sri Lanka’s finest historical, archaeological and natural treasures, tea plantations, local experiences, shopping and the pleasures of a few days by the sea. This is a leisure-paced tour and an excellent all-round introduction to Sri Lanka.

Starts Ends Twin Price (NZ$) Solo Price (NZ$) Status
2021
02-Feb 13-Feb 3367 4066 Available
11-Mar 22-Mar 3167 3866 Available
20-Apr 01-May 3167 3866 Available
07-Sep 18-Sep 3167 3866 Available
28-Sep 09-Oct 3167 3866 Available
19-Oct 30-Oct 3167 3866 Available
16-Nov 27-Nov 3167 3866 Available
14-Dec 25-Dec 3367 4066 Available
2022
18-Jan 29-Jan 3367 4066 Available
17-Feb 28-Feb 3367 4066 Available
15-Mar 26-Mar 3367 4066 Available
12-Apr 23-Apr 3167 3866 Available
10-May 21-May 3167 3866 Available
13-Sep 24-Sep 3167 3866 Available
11-Oct 22-Oct 3167 3866 Available
08-Nov 19-Nov 3167 3866 Available
08-Dec 19-Dec 3167 3866 Available

Itinerary

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DAY 1

On arrival at the airport, meet your tour manager at the arrival lounge who will assist you to transfer to the Negombo hotel for an overnight stay.

DAY 2

After a leisurely breakfast journey to the heart of the Cultural Triangle, enroute visit the tallest Rambadagalla Samadhi Buddha statue. Remaining day free to relax at the resort or explore this small town. Stay for three nights in Dambulla.

DAY 3

Today we visit Sri Lanka’s largest wholesale Vegetable and Fruit market. Later take part in a cooking class and learn to make some local dishes in a traditional way. Afternoon enjoy wildlife safari at Minneriya National Park and spot a great number of wild elephants amongst other animals, reptiles and birds.

DAY 4

After breakfast, visit the 5th-century ancient clifftop fortress of Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These imposing citadel sites are known as “Lion’s Rock” and explore the ruins of ancient palaces, moats, shrines, frescoes and water gardens. Afternoon free to relax or explore the village.

DAY 5

Travel to Kandy, en-route visit Matale Spice Garden. Take a walk around the spice garden to see how they grow and learn about spices and Ayurvedic medicine. Afternoon, visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic which is the most visited temple and known to be the only temple in the world with a tooth relic of Buddha. Stay two nights in Kandy.

DAY 6

Take a leisurely walk around the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens and explore local bazaars. Evening, enjoy a traditional Cultural show and witness traditional dances accompanied by folk music.

DAY 7

Travel to Nuwara Eliya, also known as little England through thousands of acres of Tea Plantations and some breath-taking views as you slowly climb up through the hills. Visit a Tea Factory to see just how tea is produced and the remaining day is free to relax or explore. Stay two nights in Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 8

Day is free to explore the town by yourself. Evening, enjoy a High-Tea at the hotel and feel the British Era in this colonial building.

DAY 9

Travel to Beruwala, soft white sands, giant palm fronds rustling lightly in the tropical breeze; all in a breath-stopping beautiful corralled bay, making your two nights stay at the resort simply gorgeous.

DAY 10

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and the day is free to relax on the beach.

DAY 11

After breakfast, travel to Colombo and enjoy Colombo Tuk-Tuk Ride. Hop on to the eccentric three-wheeled taxis (Tuk Tuk) to experience the thrill of these rides and the local fast-paced city life of Colombo. Followed by a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant known for authentic Sri Lankan meals. Stay overnight in Colombo.

DAY 12

After breakfast, check out of the hotel. The tour finishes with a direct transfer to Colombo airport to board your onward flight.

Inclusion


Deluxe accommodation

Travel, transfer and sightseeing by chartered air-conditioned vehicle

Group assistance and transfers

Sightseeing as specified

Meals as specified

THO Tour Manager (minimum 06 people)

Monument entrance fees

Tuk Tuk Ride

Spice Plantation Visit

Wildlife Safari at Minneriya National Park

Cooking Class

Tea Tour and High Tea

Cultural Show

Bottled water while travelling 

All current collectable taxes

Exclusion


International Airfares

Any meals other than specified, drinks, laundry, mineral water, telephone calls, postage

Camera and Video entry charges at Monuments/Forts etc

Train or domestic airfares excluding those mentioned in includes column

Optional tour and meals unless otherwise mentioned in the includes column

Visa & passport fees

Travel insurance of any kind

Tipping

Extra baggage charges

Early check-in or late checkout