Women’s Getaway to Sri Lanka

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

Starting From

NZ$ 3670
Per Person Sharing Twin/Double ENQUIRE NOW

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
2022
20-Sep 03-Oct 3670 TBA Available
04-Oct 17-Oct 3670 TBA Available
15-Nov 28-Nov TBA TBA Available
27-Dec 09-Jan TBA TBA 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

Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Negombo.

DAY 3

After a leisurely breakfast travel to Dambulla, on our way we stop by roadside fruit market to taste the seasonal fruits. Later visit the Dambulla Cave Temples an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stay for three nights in Dambulla.

DAY 4

Wake up early for a yoga session. Later visit Sri Lanka’s largest wholesale Vegetable and Fruit market and take part in a cooking class and learn to make some local dishes in a traditional way. 

DAY 5

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 enjoy wildlife safari at Minneriya National Park and spot a great number of wild elephants amongst other animals, reptiles and birds.

DAY 6

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 7

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 8

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. Evening, enjoy a High-Tea at the hotel and feel the British Era in this colonial building. Stay overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 9

We wake up early and travel to Yala, en-route visit Ella. Climb the Ella rock and take a Tuk-tuk ride to visit nine arch bridge which is one of the iconic bridges in Sri Lanka. Continue to Yala and Stay for two nights

DAY 10

Get ready for an exciting wildlife jeep Safari at the Yala National Park. The highlight is the large herd of elephants, sighting of leopards also home to a large variety of water birds, sloth bear, spotted deer, toque monkey, mongoose and crocodiles. Remaining day is at leisure.

DAY 11

Morning travel to Beruwela, en-route visit Galle and enjoy a guided walk through Galle’s historic 17C Dutch Fort a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

DAY 12

Morning after breakfast day free to relax by the pool, beach or explore the hotel facilities. There are many speciality restaurants like Seafood, Thai, Sri Lankan, Chinese etc you may choose your favourite for the day.

DAY 13

Morning after breakfast day free to relax by the pool, beach or explore the hotel facilities. There are many speciality restaurants like Seafood, Thai, Sri Lankan, Chinese etc you may choose your favourite for the day.

DAY 14

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. Late evening tour finishes with a direct transfer to Colombo airport.

Inclusion


Hotel accommodation with Half Board Basis (Dinner & Breakfast) 

Travel, transfer and sightseeing by chartered air-conditioned vehicle

Group assistance and transfers

Services of National Guide

Sightseeing as specified

Meals as specified

THO Tour Manager (minimum 06 people)

Monument entrance fees

Tuk Tuk Ride

Negombo city tour

Welcome dinner

Dambulla Caves

Yoga class in Dambulla

Dambulla Market

Sigiriya Rock

Royal Botanical Garden

Temple of tooth

Kandy city tour

Ella City tour 

Yala Safari

Galle Fort

Farewell Dinner

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

Covid insurance

PCR test costs

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