5-Day Sri Lanka Classic Tour

Day Trips & Excursions, Bandaranaike International AirportTraveler pickup is offered to Returns to original departure point

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Experience the highlights of southern Sri Lanka on this 5-day private tour. Accompanied by a guide, explore the cities of Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Yala, and Colombo in a private vehicle. Visit the Temple of the Tooth, a tea factory, Yala National Park, Galle Fort, and other culturally significant sites. Four nights of accommodation and a round-trip airport transfer are included.
ItineraryDay 1: Airport - KandyStop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceMeet your guide upon landing at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo for your 5-day tour of Sri Lanka. Travel by private vehicle to Kandy. Explore a spice garden and a batik factory before checking in at your hotel. In the evening, watch a Kandyan dance performance. Afterward, visit the Temple of the Tooth, home of the sacred Buddhist tooth relic. Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Over-night stay at Jasmine Hillhouse, Kandy (3star).Day 2: Kandy - Nuwara EliyaStop At: Nuwara Eliya Golf Course, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceBegin the following day with breakfast before setting out on a Kandy city tour. Stop by the Royal Botanical Gardens. Depart Kandy and visit a tea factory en-route to Nuwara Eliya. There, see a local golf course, Victoria Park, and Gregory Lake.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: 1x500ml water bottles per person per dayAccommodation included: Over-night stay at Thuruliya Lodge, Ramboda (3star).Day 3: Nuwara Eliya - TissamaharamaStop At: Yala National Park, Sri LankaAfter breakfast in the morning, depart to Kataragama, visiting Ravana Waterfalls on the way. Check in at Peacock Reach before embarking on a jeep safari in Yala National Park. At the conclusion of the safari, return to your hotel.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Over-night stay at Peacock Reach, Tissamaharama (3-star).Day 4: Tissamaharama - ColomboStop At: Colombo Fort, Colombo, Western ProvinceHead out the following morning for the Hambantota salt plains. Continue to Weligama and pause to gaze at the area’s stilt fishermen. Drive to Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses the colorful old city of Galle. Journey on to Colombo, and proceed on a Colombo city tour. Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Over-night stay at Fairview hotel, Colombo (3-star).Day 5: Colombo - AirportPass By: Colombo Airport Transfer, Colombo, Western ProvinceAfter breakfast, transfer to airport for departure flight.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 4x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • 4 nights accommodation as per itinerary or similar hotels
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges (Airport taxes, Local taxes)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water 1x500ml per person per day
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide
  • Local professional guide
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees & 4x4 jeep for Yala safari
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
  • Entry/Admission - Nuwara Eliya Golf Course
  • Entry/Admission - Yala National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Colombo Fort

Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get off the beaten track in a 4x4
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Ideal choice for families
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Airport transfer
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Breakfast included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Receive discounts at selected restaurants, shops and attractions
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Special Offer
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level

Itinerary

Day 1: Airport - Kandy Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province Meet your guide upon landing at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo for your 5-day tour of Sri Lanka. Travel by private vehicle to Kandy. Explore a spice garden and a batik factory before checking in at your hotel. In the evening, watch a Kandyan dance performance. Afterward, visit the Temple of the Tooth, home of the sacred Buddhist tooth relic. Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Over-night stay at Jasmine Hillhouse, Kandy (3star).
Day 2: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya Stop At: Nuwara Eliya Golf Course, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province Begin the following day with breakfast before setting out on a Kandy city tour. Stop by the Royal Botanical Gardens. Depart Kandy and visit a tea factory en-route to Nuwara Eliya. There, see a local golf course, Victoria Park, and Gregory Lake. Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast: 1x500ml water bottles per person per day Accommodation included: Over-night stay at Thuruliya Lodge, Ramboda (3star).
Day 3: Nuwara Eliya - Tissamaharama Stop At: Yala National Park, Sri Lanka After breakfast in the morning, depart to Kataragama, visiting Ravana Waterfalls on the way. Check in at Peacock Reach before embarking on a jeep safari in Yala National Park. At the conclusion of the safari, return to your hotel. Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Over-night stay at Peacock Reach, Tissamaharama (3-star).
Day 4: Tissamaharama - Colombo Stop At: Colombo Fort, Colombo, Western Province Head out the following morning for the Hambantota salt plains. Continue to Weligama and pause to gaze at the area’s stilt fishermen. Drive to Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses the colorful old city of Galle. Journey on to Colombo, and proceed on a Colombo city tour. Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Over-night stay at Fairview hotel, Colombo (3-star).
Day 5: Colombo - Airport Pass By: Colombo Airport Transfer, Colombo, Western Province After breakfast, transfer to airport for departure flight. Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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