Colombo and Sri Lanka 8-Day Private Guided Tour with Breakfast

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Bandaranaike International AirportTraveler pickup is offered to Returns to original departure point

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On this 8-Day Private tour, you will get the chance to explore some of the most popular areas to visit in Sri Lanka. You will partake in activities such as water sports, safari, whale watching, scuba diving, and hiking to name a few. In this tour, you will visit Bentota, Kosgoda, Mirissa, Tissamaharama, Ella, Nuwara Eliya, and Kandy. This tour sets off and ends from the airport. Breakfast is included each day & you also have the choice of choosing the type of accommodation you would like to spend each night in. You could choose Economy, Standard or Luxury when you book this tour. This is one of the best tours in Sri Lanka made for 8 days. Check out the itinerary for more details about this tour.
ItineraryDay 1: Airport/BentotaPass 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 Bentota. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Bentota. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 2: Bentota/Kosgoda/MirissaStop At: Madu Ganga Biodiversity Area, Balapitiya, Southern ProvinceMadu Ganga is a biodiverse marshland in Balapitiya area. Boat safaris available for exploring its diversity. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cinnamon IslandThis small village stands at the edge of the Madu Ganga and renowned for cinnamon production. 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: 1 hourStop At: Blow Hole Hummanaya, Dikwella, Southern ProvinceThe only blowhole in Sri Lanka and World's second largest blowhole.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Galle Fort, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceThe Galle Fort is also known as the Dutch Fort or the Ramparts of Galle.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Weligama Beach, Weligama, Matara, Southern ProvinceVisit the fishing village in Weligama and encounter stilt fishing.Duration: 1 hourPass 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 3: Mirissa/TissamaharamaStop At: Mirissa Whale Watching No 1Spot the sea giants like whales, dolphins and turtles during the tour.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa, Southern ProvinceIndulge in recreational water sports activities at the Mirissa beach: snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing.Duration: 2 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 4: Tissamaharama/EllaStop 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 Ella. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).Day 5: Ella/KandyStop 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: 2 hoursStop At: Ravana Ella Falls, Ella, Uva ProvinceRavana falls is one of the widest waterfalls in the country and a popular sightseeing spot in Ella. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Ella, Uva ProvinceStanding in Demodara, between Ella and Demodara railway stations, it is one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction in Sri Lanka.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 6: Kandy/DambullaStop 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 City Center, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceVisit the gem Museum, silk factory, Kandy Bazaar, Kandy Lake and finally visit the Kandy viewpoint to see the vistas of the hill country. Duration: 3 hoursStop 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: 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 hourStop 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 7: DambullaStop At: Sigiriya World Heritage Site, 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 8: Dambulla/AirportPass By: Bandaranaike International AirportYou will be drop at the airport, 3 hours before the departure time.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 8x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • All taxes and fees
  • Entry/Admission - Madu Ganga Biodiversity Area
  • Entry/Admission - Cinnamon Island
  • Entry/Admission - Kosgoda Turtle Care
  • Entry/Admission - Blow Hole Hummanaya
  • Entry/Admission - Galle Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Weligama Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Mirissa Whale Watching No 1
  • Entry/Admission - Mirissa Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Yala National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Little Adam's Peak
  • Entry/Admission - Ravana Ella Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Demodara Nine Arch Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Kandy City Center
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - New Ranweli Spice Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya World Heritage Site
  • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Highlights

  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Breakfast included

Itinerary

Day 1: Airport/Bentota Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport You will be picked up at the Bandaranaike International Airport or from the hotel you are already residing in Colombo. From there transfer to Bentota. Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Bentota. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).
Day 2: Bentota/Kosgoda/Mirissa Stop At: Madu Ganga Biodiversity Area, Balapitiya, Southern Province Madu Ganga is a biodiverse marshland in Balapitiya area. Boat safaris available for exploring its diversity. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Cinnamon Island This small village stands at the edge of the Madu Ganga and renowned for cinnamon production. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Kosgoda Turtle Care, Kosgoda, Galle District, Southern Province Discover Sri Lanka’s sea turtle conservation project. It is a prime turtle nesting site conducting hatching, breeding and releasing to the sea. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Blow Hole Hummanaya, Dikwella, Southern Province The only blowhole in Sri Lanka and World's second largest blowhole. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Galle Fort, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province The Galle Fort is also known as the Dutch Fort or the Ramparts of Galle. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Weligama Beach, Weligama, Matara, Southern Province Visit the fishing village in Weligama and encounter stilt fishing. Duration: 1 hour Pass By: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa, Southern Province Mirissa is a popular tourist hotspot for snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing. Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Mirissa. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).
Day 3: Mirissa/Tissamaharama Stop At: Mirissa Whale Watching No 1 Spot the sea giants like whales, dolphins and turtles during the tour. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa, Southern Province Indulge in recreational water sports activities at the Mirissa beach: snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing. Duration: 2 hours Pass By: Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara, Tissamaharama, Southern Province A town located in the Hambantota District and was the capital of the Ruhuna kingdom during the 3rd century B.C. Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Tissamaharama. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).
Day 4: Tissamaharama/Ella Stop At: Yala National Park, Sri Lanka Enjoy 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 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Ella. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).
Day 5: Ella/Kandy Stop At: Little Adam's Peak, Ella, Uva Province Little 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: 2 hours Stop At: Ravana Ella Falls, Ella, Uva Province Ravana falls is one of the widest waterfalls in the country and a popular sightseeing spot in Ella. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Ella, Uva Province Standing in Demodara, between Ella and Demodara railway stations, it is one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction in Sri Lanka. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Kandy. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).
Day 6: Kandy/Dambulla Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province A UNESCO world heritage site and popular religious place in Kandy. Take part in traditional rituals. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Kandy City Center, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province Visit the gem Museum, silk factory, Kandy Bazaar, Kandy Lake and finally visit the Kandy viewpoint to see the vistas of the hill country. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, Kandy District, Central Province Visit the Royal Botanical Garden, nestled in a 60-hectare ground in Peradeniya. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: New Ranweli Spice Garden, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province Visit the spice garden in Kandy and get to know about the herbs and spices grown there. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Habarana, North Central Province This temple is also called the golden temple, a UNESCO world heritage site. The caves contain ancient paintings and sculptures of Lord Buddha. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Dambulla. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).
Day 7: Dambulla Stop At: Sigiriya World Heritage Site, Sigiriya, Central Province A UNESCO world heritage and massive rock fortress, built during the ancient era of King Kashyapa. Duration: 4 hours Stop At: Sigiriya Travel 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 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Dambulla. Select from: Economy (Budget Hotels), Standard (3 Star Hotels) or Luxury (4/5 Star Hotels).
Day 8: Dambulla/Airport Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport You will be drop at the airport, 3 hours before the departure time. Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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