Melander Tour of Sri Lanka (12 nights) (SLE-007)

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) and finally a 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 Kalutara.
Overnight stay at Citrus Waskaduwa, Kalutara.

DAY 02:
Day at leisure/beach stay for acclimation etc.
Overnight stay at Citrus Waskaduwa, Kalutara.

***Start of Round Tour***

DAY 03:
After breakfast, proceed to Yala/Tissamaharama.
En-route, visit to Kosgoda turtle hatchery, enjoy a glass-bottomed boat ride in Hikkaduwa & visit to the Dutch fort in Galle.
Overnight stay at Priyankara Hotel, Tissamaharama/Yala.

DAY 04:
Early morning, leave for jeep safari at Yala National Park.
After the safari, proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
En-route, conduct the Nuwara Eliya city tour & visit to the market.
Overnight stay at Galway Forest Hotel, Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 05:
After breakfast, proceed to Kandy.
En route, visit to the tea plantations & a factory and Peradeniya Botanical Garden.
Afternoon, leave for kandy city tour including visit to cultural dance show.
Overnight stay at Hotel Topaz, Kandy.

DAY 06:
After breakfast, proceed to Sigiriya.
En-route, visit to Dalanda Maligawa (Temple of Tooth Relic), a batik factory, a spice garden.
Overnight stay at a Sigiriya Village , Sigiriya.

DAY 07:
After breakfast, an excursion to Sigiriya rock fortress & Polonnaruwa to visit the ruins of the 11th century capital (Polonnaruwa) of Sri Lanka.
Overnight stay at a Sigiriya Village, Sigiriya.

DAY 08:
After breakfast, proceed to Negombo.
En-route, visit to Dambulla Cave Temple & Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

***End of Round Tour***

Overnight stay at Goldi Sands Hotel, Negombo.

DAYS 09-13:
Days at leisure/beach stay.
Overnight stay at Goldi Sands Hotel, Negombo.

DAY 13:
Transfer from Negombo to airport for departure.

Accomadation Summary:

* DAY 01-03: Citrus Waskaduwa (3*), Kalutara.
* DAY 03-04: Priyankara hotel (2*), Tissamaharama.
* DAY 04-05: Galway Forest Hotel (3*), Nuwara Eliya.
* DAY 05-06: Hotel Topaz (2*), Kandy.
* DAY 06-08: Sigiriya Village (3*), Sigiriya.
* DAY 08-13: Goldi Sands Hotel (2*), Negombo.


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


* 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

1 comment

  • Comment Link Therese Hansson Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:23 posted by Therese Hansson

    Thank you everyone at OMNI for an incredible experience here in Sri Lanka. You have all been wonderful from the day we got of the plane. The trip you planed for us was amazing.

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