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Classical Sri Lanka

 
 

Summary:

Welcome to Sri Lanka. A verdant utopia for travellers looking for golden beaches, history, culture and delicious regional bites, you’ll be met with an array of exciting Insight Experiences. From taking a walking tour through the backstreets of Colombo wit...

Duration
10 Days
Cities
7
Next Departure
28-Aug-2021
Starting at
USD 3,425.00
Price per day
USD 342.00

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Summary

Welcome to Sri Lanka. A verdant utopia for travellers looking for golden beaches, history, culture and delicious regional bites, you’ll be met with an array of exciting Insight Experiences. From taking a walking tour through the backstreets of Colombo with a Local Expert, to visiting Rahju’s Contemporary Art Gallery and a tea plantation, enjoy travelling with a group of like-minded individuals and a knowledgeable Travel Director, who will be on hand to guide you throughout your trip.

Day 1.
Welcome To Sri Lanka
Day 2.
Explore Colombo
Day 3.
Welcome To The Jungle
Day 4.
Jungle Safari
Day 5.
Wilpattu To Sigiriya
Day 6.
Exploring Sigiriya's Ancient Kingdom
Day 7.
Colourful Caves And Rainforests
Day 8.
Tea Country Hills
Day 9.
Exploring Nuwara Eliya
Day 10.
Goodbye Colombo

Visited cities (7): Anuradhapura, Colombo, Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya

 

Remarks

Highlights

Authentic Dining

  • Colombo: Join your Travel Director and get to know your fellow travellers during your Welcome Dinner.
  • Nuwara Eliya: Enjoy an evening cooking demonstration of Sri Lankan and South Indian cuisine with local chef, before dining on your creations.
  • Nuwara Eliya: Join your Local Expert to visit a tea plantation and learn how this crop is produced. You'll even have the opportunity to experience the traditional technique of tea-leaf picking, before sampling some of the freshest tea possible.
  • Nuwara Eliya: Your mouth-watering Celebration Dinner features the best of Sri Lankan cuisine.
  • Dining Summary: 9 Breakfast (B), 4 Dinner (D), 2 Dinner with Wine (DW), 2 Lunch (L)

Insight Choice

  • Sigirya: Choose between climbing Sigiriya Rock for magnificent views or alternatively, visit Sigiriya Water Gardens, some of the oldest landscaped gardens in the world.

Insight Experiences

  • Ritigala Jungle: Meet a practising Buddhist and embark on a guided walking tour through Ritigala jungle and hear tales of the forest dwelling monks, a monastic community, who once inhabited the monastic reserve, devoting their lives to living simply in the forest.
  • Kandy: Visit Rahju’s Contemporary Art Gallery, enjoy a private viewing of his magnificent paintings and discuss his unique perspectives on life over a cup of tea.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Colombo: Explore by Tuk-Tuk old Colombo town and cruise the city streets while watching the sun lower over the Indian ocean. See the city lights come alive for an evening of buzzing activity.
  • Wilpattu National Park: Ascend deep into the lush, dense jungle on a jeep safari in search for Sri Lanka's big four. Keep your eyes peeled for leopards, elephants, sloth bears and an array of colourful birds.
  • Anuradhapura: With your Travel Director you will visit the former capital of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura. Admire the architectural wonders of this first-kingdom that ruled for a thousand years.
  • Sigiriya: Visit this famous fortress set upon its prominent rocky outcrop.
  • Polonnaruwa: Your visit to the archaeological park will reveal what life in the area was like when the city was thriving, 800-years-ago.
  • Dambulla: See Raja Maha Vihara - the most impressive of Sri Lanka's Cave Temples.
  • Matale: Vist Matale Spice Garden, home to exotic plant species and spice trees, and find out how those spices are used in the preparation of local dishes.
  • Kandy: Visit the site of the Sacred Tooth Relic Temple.

Travel Package

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Tour (Round Trip) Colombo Colombo

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

    

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