The Emerald Island Of Sri Lanka - 10 Nights/11 Days
Sri Lanka is a truly remarkable country. Tiny in size when compared to its near neighbour, India, it contains a diverse landscape of golden beaches, rolling hills, forests, verdant tea plantations and rugged heathland.
DAY 1 - ARRIVE COLOMBO (NEGOMBO)
On arrival stay at The Beach Hotel.
DAY 2 - NEGOMBO – SIGIRIYA
Morning drive to Sigiriya, via the ancient royal capital of Kurunegala & the magnificent rock temple of Dambulla visiting the Pinnawela Elephant orphanage. Stay 2 nights at the unique Elephant Corridor hotel, a luxury eco hotel.
DAY 3- SIGIRIYA
Sightseeing, visit the spectacular rock fortress, 480 AD a citadel of unusual beauty, rising up from the jungle. Polonnaruwa contains the ruins of The Royal Palace, Gal Viharaya, with the four giant Buddhas.
DAY 4 - SIGIRIYA – KANDY
Morning drive to Kandy via the spice gardens of Matale. Stay 1 night at Kandy House Hotel and tour the last capital of the Kings. Evening, visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and witness a cultural show.
DAY 5- KANDY – NUWARA – ELIYA
Morning drive to the pretty hill resort Nuwara-Eliya, visiting a tea plantation en-route. Stay 1 night at The Tea Factory Hotel.
DAY 6 - NUWARA - ELIYA – BANDARAWELA
Morning drive to Yala via the charming town of Bandarawela. Stay 1 night at the Yala Village. Evening Safari of Yala National Park by jeep.
DAY 7 - BANDARAWELA – TANGALLE
Early morning safari, return for late breakfast. Transfer to Tangalle and check in to Amanwella beach resort. Stay 2 nights.
DAY 8 - TANGALLE
Day at leisure to unwind on the beach.
DAY 9 - TANGALLE
Day at leisure to enjoy the beach and your resort.
DAY 10 - TANGALLE – GALLE
Morning transfer to Galle, and tour this main port of Sri Lanka. Afternoon tour of Colombo discovering its cultural charm. Stay 1 night at Galle Face Hotel.
DAY 11- GALLE – DEPART COLOMBO
After breakfast transfer to international airport for return flight.