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$954.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

4-Night Sri Lanka Tour from Colombo

ItineraryDay 1: Colombo/KandyStop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceWe will visit the tooth temple on first day. (This temple was built between the years if 1687 to 1707 by the Kandyan Kings present at the time. It houses a tooth that belonged to ‘Lord Buddha.)Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in KandyEconomy for Budget HotelsStandard for 3 Star HotelsLuxury for 4/5 Star Hotels. Day 2: Kandy/ Dambulla/ Sigiriya/ KandyStop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Habarana, North Central ProvinceDambulla Cave Temple is Constructed during the years of 89-77 BC under the reign of King Vattagamni Abhaya also known as King Valagamba is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central ProvinceSigriya was built by King Seegiri Kasyapa in the fifth century. Sigiriya or Lion Rock is a great achievement in old times. Assigned a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982, Sigiriya is Asia's best protected city showing complex arranging around the base of the stone, consolidated with modern designing and watering systems. ) Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Kandy.Economy for Budget Hotels, Standard for 3 Star Hotels, Luxury for 4/5 Star Hotels. Day 3: Kandy/ EllaStop At: Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Ella, Uva ProvinceNine Arch Bridge is a bridge in Sri Lanka. It is one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction in the country.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Little Adam's Peak, Ella, Uva ProvinceLittle Adam's Peak, the eye catching, jaw dropping and conspicuous peak is the one not to miss, Situated in Ella.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ravana Ella Falls, Ella, Uva ProvinceThe Ravana Falls is a popular sightseeing attraction in Sri Lanka. It currently ranks as one of the widest falls in the country. Duration: 20 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Ella.Economy for Budget HotelsStandard for 3 Star HotelsLuxury for 4/5 Star Hotels. Day 4: YalaStop At: Yala National Park, Sri LankaDo Yala Safari at 2:00 pm in the afternoon. Yala National Park is the most visited and largest National Park in Sri Lanka. Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Yatala Wehera, Tissamaharama, Southern ProvinceYatala Vehera is an ancient Buddhist stupa located in Deberawewa - Thissamaharama area in Hambantota District of Sri Lanka. The stupa is built on a stage made of large flat granite stones and has a surrounding wall of sculpted elephant heads, a moat and a large moonstone.Duration: 40 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Yala. Economy is for budget hotels.Standard is for 3 star hotels.Luxury is for 4 star hotels.Day 5: Yala/ Colombo AirportPass By: Bandaranaike International AirportDrop you at the Airport prior 3 hours to the Departure time.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$1470.57 Cultural & Theme Tours

7-Night Private Tour of Sri Lanka

ItineraryDay 1: Airport - ColomboPass By: Colombo Fort, Colombo, Western ProvincePick up from the Banadaranaike International Airport, and overnight in Colombo.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Colombo. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 2: Colombo - DambullaStop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Habarana, North Central ProvinceThis temple is also called the golden temple, a UNESCO world heritage site. The caves contain ancient paintings and sculptures of Lord Buddha. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Dambulla. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 3: Dambulla - KandyStop At: Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central ProvinceA UNESCO world heritage and massive rock fortress, built during the ancient era of King Kashyapa. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceWatch the evening cultural show in Kandy, where you'll find traditional Sri Lankan dancers. Also, you can observe fire walking.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Kandy. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 4: Kandy - Kitulgala - Nuwara EliyaStop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceA UNESCO world heritage site and popular religious place in Kandy. Take part in traditional rituals. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, Kandy District, Central ProvinceVisit the Royal Botanical Garden, nestled in a 60-hectare ground in Peradeniya.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Rafting KitulgalaGo on a white water rafting challenge guided by professionals. The white water rafting tour in the Kelani river goes up to 5 Km. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Devon Falls, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceDevon Falls is situated on 6 km west of Talawakele. It is 97 metres high and 19th highest ranked waterfall in Sri Lanka. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Bluefield Tea Gardens, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceVisit a tea factory for encountering tea production process and taste pure Ceylon tea.Duration: 40 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Nuwara Eliya. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 5: Nuwara Eliya - Ella - TissamaharamaStop At: Nanu Oya Railway Station, Nanu Oya, Central ProvinceGo on a scenic train ride to Ella, passing astonishing backdrops of the surrounding. Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara, Tissamaharama, Southern ProvinceA town located in the Hambantota District and was the capital of the Ruhuna kingdom during the 3rd century B.C.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Tissamaharama. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 6: Tissamahrama - MirissaStop At: Yala National Park, Sri LankaEnjoy a safari in Yala National Park early in the morning. It is the most visited and the second largest national park in Sri Lanka.Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Blow Hole Hummanaya, Dikwella, Southern ProvinceThe only blowhole in Sri Lanka and World's second largest blowhole.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa, Southern ProvinceMirissa is a tourist hotspot for snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Mirissa. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 7: Mirissa - Galle - BentotaStop At: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa, Southern ProvinceEnjoy whale watching in the morning where you will see Blue whales & Dolphins. Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Stilt Fishermen Sri Lanka, Koggala, Galle District, Southern ProvinceVisit the fishing village in Weligama and encounter stilt fishing.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Galle Fort, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceGalle Fort is one of the five historic sites in Sri Lanka, which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Therefore, it is absolutely a must visit place in Sri Lanka. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project, Kosgoda, Galle District, Southern ProvinceDiscover Sri Lanka’s sea turtle conservation project. It is a prime turtle nesting site conducting hatching, breeding and releasing to the sea. Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Bentota. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 8: Bentota - Airport.Pass By: Bandaranaike International AirportDrop you at the Airport, prior 3 hours to the flight departure time. Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$74 Outdoor Activities

Little Adam's Peak, Nine Arch Bridge Full-Day Private Trek

You will be met by an experienced hiking guide in Ella town at 7 am where you will be given a brief rundown of the hiking route. You will then be hiking up to Little Adams Peak.This mountain has an elevation of 1141 m above sea level, and gains its name from its similarity of shape to the famous Adam’s Peak, the fifth tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. The summit of the mountain has great panoramic views, especially in the morning when you will be hiking. After spending some time at the top you will be returning to the base. The entire climb up and down will take two hours. You will be able to have breakfast at the base of Little Adam’s Peak, once you come down. You can either choose to bring a packed breakfast or buy some of the delicious local food sold at the little cool spots available at the trail head. Alternatively, if you wish, you could choose to have breakfast at 98 Acres Resort, nearby.You will hike cross-country through some woods to reach the Nine Arches Bridge. This incredible historical viaduct built entirely from stone, bricks and cement (with no steel) was created in the British era of Sri Lanka. It spans a space of over 300 feet and has a height of approximately 100 feet. You will be able walk along the railroad passing over the bridge, and listen to your hiking guide explain the history and stories about Nine Arches. You can also get some excellent photographs and create some memories.Continuing on you will hike along the railroad till you reach the Demodara Railway Station. This station has a unique architectural design hailing from the British Colonial Era. The railway line loops back around to enter a tunnel running below the railway station. This spiral loop allows the trains to go through the same location twice. You will be finishing your hike at this interesting location, the Demodara Railway Station, at approximately 5 pm completing your tour.

$846.42 Multi-day & Extended Tours

9-Night Grand Tour in Sri Lanka

ItineraryDay 1: Colombo/DambullaPass By: Bandaranaike International AirportYou will be picked up at the Bandaranaike International Airport or from the hotel you are already residing in Colombo. From there transfer to Dambulla.Stop At: New Ranweli Spice Garden, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceVisit the spice garden in Kandy and get to know about the herbs and spices grown there. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Dambulla. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 2: Dambulla/Sigiriya/DambullaStop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Habarana, North Central ProvinceThis temple is also called the golden temple, a UNESCO world heritage site. The caves contain ancient paintings and sculptures of Lord Buddha. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central ProvinceA UNESCO world heritage and massive rock fortress, built during the ancient era of King Kashyapa. Duration: 4 hoursStop At: SigiriyaTravel across the Sigiriya village and its suburbs through an ox cart ride. Enjoy a free traditional Sri Lankan lunch at a tree house.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Dambulla. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 3: Dambulla/KandyStop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceA UNESCO world heritage site and popular religious place in Kandy. Take part in traditional rituals. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceWatch the evening cultural show in Kandy, where you'll find traditional Sri Lankan dancers. Also, you can observe fire walking.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Kandy. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 4: Kandy/Kitulgala/Nuwara EliyaStop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, Kandy District, Central ProvinceVisit the Royal Botanical Garden, nestled in a 60-hectare ground in Peradeniya.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Rafting KitulgalaGo on a white water rafting challenge guided by professionals. The white water rafting tour in the Kelani river goes up to 5 Km. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Bluefield Tea Gardens, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceVisit a tea factory for encountering tea production process and taste pure Ceylon tea.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Devon Falls, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceDevon Falls is situated on 6 km west of Talawakele. It is 97 metres high and 19th highest ranked waterfall in Sri Lanka. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Nuwara Eliya. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 5: Nuwaraeliya - EllaStop At: Nanu Oya Railway Station, Nanu Oya, Central ProvinceReach the Nanu Oya railway station. Go on a scenic train ride to Ella, passing astonishing backdrops of the surrounding. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Little Adam's Peak, Ella, Uva ProvinceLittle Adam’s Peak is a short hiking point in Ella. Hike through the tea plantations to reach the destination and witness the beauty of Ella. Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Ella. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 6: Ella/TissamaharamaPass By: Tissamaharama Raja Maha ViharaA town located in the Hambantota District and was the capital of the Ruhuna kingdom during the 3rd century B.C.Stop At: Yala National Park, Sri LankaEnjoy a safari in Yala National Park early in the morning. It is the most visited and the second largest national park in Sri Lanka.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Tissamaharama. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 7: Tissamaharama/MirissaStop At: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa, Southern ProvinceIndulge in recreational water sports activities at the Mirissa beach: snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Mirissa Whale Watching No 1Spot the sea giants like whales, dolphins and turtles during the tour.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Mirissa. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 8: Mirissa/Galle/Hikkaduwa/Kosgoda/BentotaStop At: Blow Hole Hummanaya, Dikwella, Southern ProvinceThe only blowhole in Sri Lanka and World's second largest blowhole.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Galle Fort, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceThe Galle Fort is also known as the Dutch Fort or the Ramparts of Galle.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Moonstone Mines, Ambalangoda, Galle District, Southern ProvinceA small village in the South West region and the primary place of moonstone and gem mining in Sri Lanka. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kosgoda Turtle Care, Kosgoda, Galle District, Southern ProvinceDiscover Sri Lanka’s sea turtle conservation project. It is a prime turtle nesting site conducting hatching, breeding and releasing to the sea. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Bentota. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 9: Bentota Stop At: Bentota BeachBentota is a coastal hamlet located in Sri Lanka’s southwest coast. It has a long stretching beach with Coral-rich dive sites. Enjoy the city attractions of Bentota. Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Bentota. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 10: Bentota/ColomboPass By: Bandaranaike International AirportYou will be drop at the airport, 3 hours before the departure time.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$517.60 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private 6-Day Sightseeing Tour around Sri Lanka

ItineraryDay 1: Airport/NegomboPass By: Bandaranaike International AirportYou will be picked up at the Bandaranaike International Airport or from the hotel you are already residing in Colombo. From there transfer to Negombo.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Negombo. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 2: Negombo/KandyStop At: Ranweli Spice Garden, Matale, Central ProvinceVisit the spice garden in Kandy and get to know about the herbs and spices grown there. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceWatch the evening cultural show in Kandy, where you'll find traditional Sri Lankan dancers. Also, you can observe fire walking.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceA UNESCO world heritage site and popular religious place in Kandy. Take part in traditional rituals. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Kandy. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 3: Kandy /Kitulgala /Nuwara EliyaStop At: Rafting KitulgalaGo on a white water rafting challenge guided by professionals. The white water rafting tour in the Kelani river goes up to 5 Km. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Bluefield Tea Gardens, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceVisit a tea factory for encountering tea production process and taste pure Ceylon tea.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Nuwara Eliya. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 4: Nuwara Eliya/Ella/TissamaharamaStop At: Nanu Oya Railway Station, Nanu Oya, Central ProvinceReach the Nanu Oya railway station. Go on a scenic train ride to Ella, passing astonishing backdrops of the surrounding. Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Tissamaharama Raja Maha ViharaA town located in the Hambantota District and was the capital of the Ruhuna kingdom during the 3rd century B.C.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Tissamaharama. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 5: Tissamaharama/MirissaStop At: Yala National Park, Sri LankaEnjoy a safari in Yala National Park early in the morning. It is the most visited and the second largest national park in Sri Lanka.Duration: 4 hoursPass By: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa, Southern ProvinceMirissa is a popular tourist hotspot for snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Mirissa. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 6: Mirissa/ColomboStop At: Whale Watching MirissaSpot the sea giants like whales, dolphins and turtles during the tour.Duration: 4 hoursPass By: Bandaranaike International AirportYou will be drop at the airport, 3 hours before the departure time.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$83 Cultural & Theme Tours

Yala to Ella via BUDURUWAGALA Rock Temple

Pick up from YALA, Tissamaharama & Kirinda Area free of Charge. Start time depends on your request as this is a private tour. On the way we Stop on Cultural site BUDURUWAGARA Rock Temple. We spend 1 hour there. Again Start to continue to Ella. Stop in a Small Roti place to taste Sri Lankan Coconut Roti & Ceylon Black Tea (Included). Again continue to Ella. RAWANA Falls is very beautiful Waterfall on the way. If needed can spend 10-15 minutes there too. Finally Drop to your Hotel in Ella. Less than 3 People we use car. 3-7 People we will use Van.