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$3420 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8 Day Sri Lanka Tour

Day 1: Transfer to your Dambulla hotel and en route visit the Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawala. Dambulla is a vast isolated rock mass, which houses a rock temple (formerly caves).  Day 2: After breakfast we visit the ancient historical site of Anuradhapura. Afterwards visit the sacred Bo Tree, temples, Brazen Place, Samadhi Buddha, Kuttam Pokuna, and Mihintale (12 kilometers from Anuradhapura) . This leads to a summit with a splendid view of the countryside and Aukana Buddha statue.  Day 3:After breakfast we visit the ancient historical sites of Polonnaruwa:the Island's medieval capital rose to fame after Anuradhapura 's decline, the Parakrama Samudra, King's council chamber, the Royal Citadel, the Kumara Pokuna, the Royal Pavilion, the Vatadage Relic House , Kiri Vehera, and Gal Vihare. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Habarana or Sigiriya. Day 4: After breakfast we head for Kandy.  En route you will visit the Dambulla cave temples and Nalanda Gedige, a spice garden and a batik factory in Matale. In the evening you will watch a Dalada Maligawa cultural performance by traditional Kandyan dancers and drummers.  Day 5:After breakfast we leave for Nuwara-Eliya. En route visit a Peradeniya botanical Gardens tea plantation and a tea factory. In the afternoon visit Nuwara-Eliya city : well- kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, and the famous golf course and beautiful parks given the place an air of nostalgia.  Day 6:After breakfast we leave for Udawalawe or Tissa. En rout we visit Yala national park or Udawalawe national park. Uda Walawe: The Uda Walawe National Park is approximately 30,821 hectares in extent. This park lies within the Ratnapura and Monaragala Districts and acts as the catchment's to the Uda Walawe Reservoir, and is located in the dry zone. It comprises grasslands, thorn scrubs, and many valuable species of trees.  Day 7: After breakfast we leave for Beruwela . En route we visit the Weligama fishing Village and Galle fort. It is famous for its lovely Unawatuna Bay where the sea is reef protected and therefore safe for swimming. We will visit The old Dutch ‘Star' fort (a World Heritages Site),  the well-preserved Dutch Church, Dutch Government House, the New Oriental Hotel (1684) old bell tower, and a tide-based Sewage-System. In Galle they still make the Dutch ‘pillow-lace' and do fine ebony carving and gem polishing. In the afternoon there may a possibility for a boat safari on the Madu Ganga.  Day 8: Breakfast at hotel. Leave for airport

$87.50 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

2 Days tour to Yala National Park

Day 1 Pickup from any desired location and proceed to Yala National park (Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. Yala is an ideal place to spot the “big four” of Sri Lankan wildlife, the elephants, the sloth bear, the illusive leopard and the wild buffalo, the unsung denizen of the park, if nothing else dangerous to the extreme.) En route Visit Elephant transit place Udawalwe.(this complex is a halfway house for orphaned elephants. After rehabilitation, the elephants are released back into the wild, many into the Uda Walawe National Park) Gem Mines (Sri Lanka is well known throughout the world for the large quantity and exquisite variety of its gemstones) Afternoon Safari in Yala national park Overnight stay at Hotel Chandrika tissamaharama Day 2 Morning safari in Yala National Park Proceed to the hotel via Galle Visit Dutch fort Galle ( Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance, due to extensive reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka.) Visit Turtle hatchery place and Stilt Fishermen Drop to the hotel.

$30 Cultural & Theme Tours

One Day tour to Udawalawe National

You will be greeted by Triplanka Tours local driver and thereafter drive to Udawalawe National Park ,is the best National Park in Sri Lanka if you want to see Elephants at close quarters. This is a very exciting day trip from Colombo and the drive is approximately four hours from Colombo.Framed by soaring highlands on its northern boundary, the Uda Walawe National Park is one of the world's best places to see wild elephants. Largely comprised of grasslands and bush forest, it's also one of the best national parks in Sri Lanka for game spottinsafari at 9 am to 12 noon in Udawalawe National Park to see Asian Elephants in their natural habitat and not to forget the other species such as Crocodiles, Spotted Deer and many verities of birds.Visit Elephant Transit PlaceVisit Gem mines and museum in RatnapuraBack to Colombo

$1161.38 Outdoor Activities

A Sri Lankan Adventure Of 8 Days - Private Tour

Day 1 - Colombo, GalleUpon arrival at Colombo Airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred south to Galle along the Southern Expressway. The remainder of your day is at leisure.Another of the country’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Galle is a charming fortified Colonial town. Overnight in Galle. Day 2 - Galle, Fort TourYour morning is at leisure.Enjoy an afternoon exploration of the Old Town of Galle and its impressive fortifications. At the end of the tour, if you would like to remain in the Old Town and continue exploring independently, just advise your guide, who will also be able to recommend a restaurant for dinner. Alternatively return to your hotel.Overnight in Galle. Includes:Breakfast Day 3 - Galle, Elephant Transit Home, Uda Walawe National Park SafariAfter breakfast, depart for Uda Walawe National Park. The main attraction is the many elephants (about 500 in total). It is not unusual to see whole herds feeding, bathing or just simply playing in the water. The park is also home to water buffalo, water monitors, lizards, sambar deer, monkeys and the occasional leopard, as well as being an exciting location for bird enthusiasts.Overnight near Uda Walawe National Park. Includes Breakfast. Day 4 - Uda Walawe National Park Safari, Ella, Tea Factory Visittake an early morning safari drive through the park in search of wildlife. Mornings are one of the best times to spot the animals as they wake and look for food. Depart to Ella.On arrival check in to your hotel.In the afternoon there will be an opportunity to visit a nearby tea factory.Overnight in Ella. Includes:Breakfast Day 5 - Ella, TrekkingYour day is at leisure to enjoy your lodge and the surrounding natural beauty. You trek in Ella Rock or Little Adam's Peak.Overnight in Ella. Includes:Breakfast Day 6 - Ella, Tea Country Train, Kandy, Temple of the Tooth RelicMorning train trip to Kandy. Upon arrival at Kandy Station, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel. Your day is at leisure until the early evening when you will visit the city’s most famous site; the Dalada Maligawa, or Temple of the Tooth Relic. Overnight in Kandy. Includes: BreakfastDay 7 - Kandy, City Tour, Peradeniya Botanical GardensYour guide is at your disposal for the morning to help you get acquainted with Kandy. Visit Botanical Gardens and  you will also visit Udawatta Kele Sanctuary.  Return to your hotel where the remainder of your day is at leisure. Overnight in Kandy. Includes:Breakfast Day 8 - Kandy, depart Colombo Your day is at leisure until your transfer to Colombo Airport for your onward flight. Includes:Breakfast

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