Discovery Tour of Sri Lanka (09 nights) (SLRT-006)

A lovely tour – ideal as a first time ‘taster’ of this delightful island. Highlights of this tour is  some of ancient monuments, heritages, nature trail, wild life, including  visit of delectable Sigiriya Maidens, the impressive ruins of Polonnaruwa, the temple of the sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy. And also time to relax and enjoy in the cooler climate of Nuwara Eliya (Hill country). Beach hotels can be arranged on request to extend few days relaxing under swaying palms, listening to the gentle feel of the ocean to regenerate your body and soul.

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DAY 01:
Arrival in Sri Lanka & transfer to Negombo.
Overnight stay at Goldi Sands Hotel, Negombo.

DAY 02:
Day at leisure/beach stay for acclimation etc.
Overnight stay at Goldi Sands Hotel, Negombo.

***Start of Round Tour***

DAY 03:
After breakfast, proceed to Dambulla/Sigiriya via Anuradhapura.
En-route, visit to the ancient city in Anuradhapura.
Overnight stay at Sigiriya Village, Sigiriya.

DAY 04:
After breakfast, an excursion to the Sigiriya rock fortress & the 11th century capital (Polonnaruwa) of Sri Lanka.
Overnight stay at Sigiriya Village, Sigiriya.

DAY 05:
After breakfast, proceed to Kandy.
En-route visit to Dambulla Cave Temple, a spice garden & a batik factory.
Overnight stay at Hotel Topaz, Kandy.

DAY 06:
After breakfast, an excursion to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage & Peradeniya Botanical Garden.
Afternoon, leave for kandy city tour including visit to cultural dance show &
Dalanda Maligawa (Temple of Tooth Relic).
Overnight stay at Hotel Topaz, Kandy.

DAY 07:
After breakfast, proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
En route, visit to the tea plantation & a factory.
Afternoon, leave for city tour of Nuwara Eliya & market.
Overnight stay at Jetwing St. Andrews Hotel, Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 08:
After breakfast, proceed to Tissamaharama/Yala.
En-route, an optional excursion to the Horton Plains.
Overnight stay at Priyankara Hotel, Tissamaharama/Yala.

DAY 09:
Early morning, leave for jeep safari at Yala National Park.
Afternoon, proceed to Wadduwa.
En-route, visit to the Dutch fort in Galle, a glass-bottomed boat ride in Hikkaduwa and the Kosgoda turtle hatchery.

***End of Round Tour***

Overnight stay at Villa Ocean View, Wadduwa.

DAY 10:
Transfer from Wadduwa to airport for departure.

Accomadation Summary:

* DAY 01-03: Paradise Beach Hotel (2*), Negombo.
* DAY 03-05: Sigiriya Village (3*), Sigiriya.
* DAY 05-07: Hotel Topaz (2*), Kandy.
* DAY 07-08: Galway Forest Hotel (3*), Nuwara Eliya.
* DAY 08-09: Priyankara Hotel (2*), Tissamaharama.
* DAY 09-10: Villa Ocean View (2*), Wadduwa.


The ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sigiriya rock fortress, a hand/wood craft factory, Polonnaruwa city tour, Dambulla cave temple, a spice garden, a batik factory, Peradeniya Botanical Garden, a cultural dance show, Dalanda Maligawa (Temple of Tooth Relic), Kandy city tour, a jewelry & gem cutting factory, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, tea plantation & a factory, a few waterfalls, Nuwara Eliya city tour & market, jeep safari at Yala National Park, Galle city tour, a glass-bottomed boat ride in Hikkaduwa, Kosgoda turtle hatchery, Colombo city tour (optional).


* Meet and assist on arrival.
* Arrival transfer.
* Tour in an air-conditioned (A/C) vehicle with an English speaking chauffeur/ national guide lecturer.
* Accommodation based on DBL (double) / sharing / STD (standard) room arrangements on the above mentioned hotels or similar.
* Daily breakfast.
* Entrance fees to all above mentioned places of interest.
* Reconfirmation of your return or onwards flight.
* Departure transfer.

Not Included:

* Early check in & late checkout (usually, check-in time is 1400 hrs & check-out time is 1000 hrs).
* Availability of vehicle during beach stays (if any).
* Camera and video permits (if and where applicable).
* Food and drinks other than mentioned above.
* Entrance fees to optional excursions (if any).
* Tips and porterage.
* All other expenses of personal nature.


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Please note that the above prices are per person on double (DBL) sharing on standard (STD) room. The prices are applicable up to 06 (01-06) passengers (pax) and if more (07 or more) passengers (pax) are involving, kindly send us an inquiry or send us a mail

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