How wonderful it must be to spend a week among diverse locations with features of several continents within one destination. Experience culture, heritages, nature, wildlife and adventure. Visit the historic sites of Polonnaruwa and Kandy enriched with culture and heritage, and go on safaris in the adventurous wilderness of Minneriya. Walk among the authentic scents of the spices in Matale. Feel the warmth of the sun as it falls upon your skin in the southern coasts of Bentota.
Day 01 | Airport > Dambulla
Arrive at Colombo International Airport and proceed to Dambulla, en-route visit the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala. Visit the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla. On completion proceed to Dambulla and check into the hotel.
Day 02 | Dambulla > Polonnaruwa > Minneriya > Dambulla ( B )
After the breakfast in Dambulla proceed to Polonnaruwa and visit the Ancient Kingdom. Thereafter proceed to the Minneriya National Park. On completion return back to the hotel.
Day 03 | Dambulla > Matale > Kandy ( B )
After the breakfast in Dambulla visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Thereafter check out from the hotel and proceed to Kandy, en route make a pause at Matale and visit a Spice Garden. Thereafter proceed to Kandy and check into the hotel. Go on a technical tour and watch the Kandyan Cultural Show in the evening. On completion return to the hotel.
Day 04 | Kandy > Peradeniya > Kandy ( B )
After the breakfast at the hotel go on a temple run tour in Kandy. Thereafter proceed to Peradeniya and visit the Royal Botanical Garden. On completion return back to the hotel.
Day 05 | Kandy > Bentota ( B )
After the breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Bentota and visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Thereafter proceed to the hotel in Bentota, check in and relax. Towards the evening go on a walk down the beach in Bentota. On completion return to the hotel and relax.
Day 06 | Bentota > Bentota ( B )
After the breakfast in Bentota go on a Boat safari in the Madu River and visit the Ancient Colonial City of Galle and return to Bentota.
Day 07 | Bentota > Airport ( B )
After the breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to the airport.
Dambulla & Sigiriya
Experience Sri Lanka’s culture by exploring some of its prominent UNESCO world heritage sights such as the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the Dambulla Cave Temple, the Ancient Kingdom of Polonnaruwa and even go on a Safari through the one of the 3 national parks to see the majestic Asian Elephants in action.
Matale & Kandy
Walk through a spice garden learning about Sri Lanka’s renowned spices and visit the infamous Temple of the Tooth Relic relishing the religious history of Sri Lanka. Remember to take note of the Colonial architecture that still prevails in Kandy.
Nuwara Eliya & Ella
Enjoy the cool weather wandering through the green tea fields, learning how the famous Ceylon Tea comes to life. Visit the gorgeous water falls and gardens and finally take the most scenic train ride to Ella. Trek through Little Adam’s Peak and also visit the nine arch bridge.
Go on a daunting full day game drive in the Yala National Park. Seek the illusive Sri Lankan Leopard and if you are lucky, witness the wildlife in action, finding its days’ catch and running from being the pray.
Walk through the streets of Galle a World Heritage Sight that is rich with British & Dutch History.
- Accommodation on Twin / Double Sharing Basis. Many accommodation options are available. Please speak to our travel experts in order to select the best fitting hotel for you.
- Meals as stated in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner). Meals can be added as required.
- Airport Arrival and Departure Transfers will always be included. (Note your tour chauffeur and airport transfers chauffeur may be different)
- Tours with local English-speaking driver guides in air-conditioned vehicles. (1 to 2 Persons / 2 Adults and 1 child in a Sedan / SUV | 3 to 5 Persons in a Mini Van | 6 to 8 Persons in a Large Van.)
- Entrances fees and/or boat, & jeep fees as stated in the program.
- Drinking water available in the vehicles.
- International Airfare.
- Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application.
- Cost of Beverages during meals.
- Expenses of a personal nature including telephone calls, laundry, beverages etc.
- Tips & Portages
- Price may be subject to change at time of booking.
Does this tour include International Flights?
No, the tour cost does not include International Flights.
Can this tour be booked for someone else?
Yes. You can book this tour as a gift for a friend or family. We can personalize it by giving a lovely little Sri Lankan gift on arrival.
Can I get VISA from Lakpura?
No. VISA can be obtained online via https://www.eta.gov.lk where the fees are nominal and quite easy to process.
Is this a group tour or a private tour?
This is a private guided tour.
Does this tour include International Flights?
No, we do not provide International Flights.
Where does the driver / chauffeur stay? Is their accommodation included?
Yes, drivers’ accommodation is included within this tour.
Can we buy Travel Insurance from Lakpura?
No. We recommend purchasing travel insurance prior to booking your holiday.
Can we see some pictures of the vehicle?
Yes, we can send you pictures of a vehicle make and the model. However keep in mind that the vehicle could change last minute due to unavoidable circumstances. We will however, ensure that the vehicle offered is of good quality and condition. All our vehicles are manufactured 2010 or newer.
Does the cost include sight admission fees
What if I have special medical requirements?
Special medical requirements can be accommodated. In fact, we require you to mention this to us at the time of booking. Please note that some requirements may not be options available in Sri Lanka. It is best to research before traveling. Speak to our experts for help.
What are our payment methods?
We recommend 2 payment methods. Credit Card (Online & Offline) and Bank to Bank Transfers. If both these options are not possible, speak to our travel experts for help.
What is the Cancellation Policy?
Refer: Terms & Conditions
During the tour, can we add more experiences?
Yes, more experiences can be added. Such requests are subject to availability and confirmation. You might be required to pay the necessary charges and / or administrative fee.
Can we extend our stay?
Yes, but subject to availability and confirmation. You will be required to pay the necessary changes and / or administrative fees.
If you are still in the stage of finalizing your tour, we recommend selecting the bespoke option and obtaining the help of our experts to create the perfect experience to fit your requirement.
Can I buy International Flight Tickets from you?
This itinerary can be booked for any period of the year. However, experience may vary. We request you to check with us about your experience. When booking with us, we request you to provide us the following details.
All our holidays can be tailored to your precise needs. If you would like to make any alterations, or even start from scratch, take a look at “Bespoke Tours“.