Sri Lanka Express

Classic, Negombo to Unawatuna
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Information from G Adventures

Tour description

Discover Sri Lanka's incredible cultural and natural highlights on this eight-day tour. Explore a spice plantation, look for elephants on safari in Udawalawe National Park, and visit a stunning tea plantation. Wrapping up in Unawatuna, this tour is designed for add-on beach time to complete your vacation.

What's included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Lunch at Sthree Craft Shop and Café, Kandy Your G for Good Moment: AMBA Estate, Ella Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Spice plantation visit
  • Temple of the Tooth visit
  • Tea tasting
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Udawalawe National Park safari
  • Galle City and Fort tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore stunning beaches
  • Search for wildlife on a safari
  • Gain insight into the national heritage at a tea plantation
  • Indulge in the world-class flavours of sri lanka
  • Stay overnight at a local tea estate
  • Camp outside a national park

Itinerary

Day 1: Negombo Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Negombo/Kandy Drive to Kandy, visiting a spice plantation en route. Enjoy lunch at G Adventures-supported Sthree Craft Shop and Café. Later, explore Temple of the Tooth.

Day 3: Kandy Explore Kandy with a free day.

Day 4: Kandy to Ella area Travel by private vehicle to the historic town of Nuwara Eliya and enjoy some free time. Continue the journey to the rolling green valleys of the Ella area and spend 2 nights at the G Adventures-supported AMBA estate, an organic farm and guest house.

Day 5: Ella area In the morning, enjoy a tour through the tea plantation and learn about one of the nation's most popular exports followed by a tea tasting. After enjoy free time to soak in the stunning scenery, opt to hike to Ella Rock, or visit Ella town by tuk tuk. This evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration of classic homestyle Sri Lankan dishes, a delicious mixture of savoury and sweet.

Day 6: Ella/Udawalawe National Park Depart Amba Estate in the morning after enjoying a delicious home cooked breakfast. Begin the journey to Udawalawe National Park and visit the Elephant Transit home before enjoying an afternoon wildlife safari through Udawalawe National Park. Afterwards, head to a tented camp by the lake on the boundary of National Park and relax with a BBQ dinner around the campfire.

Day 7: Udawalawe National Park/Unawatuna After breakfast transfer from Udawalawe to Galle for a tour of the fort and city. Later, head to Unawatuna, on the south coast.

Day 8: Unawatuna Depart at any time.