Sri Lanka - Ceylon Cultural & Yala Park






Highlights: Kandy - Dambulla / Habarana - Nuwara Eliya - Katargama - Colombo Other departures: Manchester - £1699, Birmingham - £1679, London Gatwick - £1609, Edinburgh - £1665, Cardiff - £1609 Note:
Business class upgrade (one way): London Heathrow - £1499, Manchester - £1549, Birmingham - £1489, London Gatwick - £739, Edinburgh - £1539, Cardiff - £1409 Hotels:
Kandy - Hotel Suisse / Thilanka Kanda / Kandy City Hotel
Dambulla / Habarana - Elephas Resort / Thilanka Dambulla
Nuwara Eliya - Heaven Seven
Kataragama - Kithala Resort
Colombo - Ocean Colombo Itinerary: Day 1: Katunayake
Habarana Arrival at the international airport in Colombo, formalities for entry and baggage claim. Meeting with guide and transfer to Habarana. Arrival and accommodation in private rooms of the chosen hotel. The afternoon is devoted to a Village Safari Tour, interesting experience that will allow you to put you in contact with the rural life of the local population. The excursion will be done using the local usual means, you begin to edge of the typical tuk tuk, you continue on bullock carts and then a boat ride. Overnight at the hotel in Habarana and / or Dambulla. Optional: on request possibility of Elephant Back Safari Meals: Dinner. Day 2: Habarana Breakfast at the hotel. Morning excursion to the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya. Located 300 meters high, was built on top of a monolith of red stone that dominates a harmonious set of gardens. The palace built on the summit is reached by a narrow staircase that winds through the huge paws of a stone lion. Lunch during the excursion. In the afternoon excursion to Polonnaruwa, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Sri Lanka. Architectural complex consisting of temples, palaces and a pool in the shape of lotus. Overnight at the hotel in Habarana and / or Dambulla. Meals: Full Board. Day 3: Habarana
Anuradhapura
Habarana Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to Anuradhapura the oldest capital of Sri Lanka. Founded in 380 BC, occupied an area of over 40 square kilometers. Unfortunately in this city are only scattered ruins of palaces and monasteries in a rather large area. Lunch in Anuradhapura. Continuation of visits to the most interesting places in the area and including: Ruwanwelisaya, Abegiriya, Twin Ponds, Lankaramaya and gemstone mine. Return to the hotel for Overnight in Habarana and / or Dambulla. Meals: Full Board. Day 4: Habarana
Kandy Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Kandy, stopping along the way to visit the Dambulla Cave Temples, religious-historical place where they are kept in five different caves 150 Buddha statues. Continuation and stop at the farm of Matale, to discover the fragrant spices of the island and also where you will be offered a massage with herbs (head or feet) lasting 10 minutes. Lunch in Spice Garden Arrival in Kandy, accommodation . Afternoon visit to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth of Buddha, containing the most revered relic in Sri Lanka. Before returning to the hotel, stopping to watch a performance of local cultural dances. Overnight at hotel in Kandy. Meals: Full Board. Day 5: Kandy
Nuwara Eliya Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Nuwara Elyia, along the way stop at a tea plantation and factory. Lunch at Restaurant. Check-in the hotel. In the afternoon walk-tour of this colonial town, situated at the foot of the highest mountain in Sri Lanka, the Pidurutalagala, in one of the most scenic areas of the tour. Overnight at hotel in Nuwara Eliya. Meals: Full Board. Day 6: Nuwara Eliya
Yala Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Yala with a stop for lunch in a restaurant. Arrival, accommodation and afternoon jeep safari in Yala National Park, is one of the largest island covers an area of almost 1,200 square kilometers of bush, lagoons and rocky outcrops is a particularly suitable for observing the elephants. Dinner and overnight at Resort in Kataragama. Meals: Full Board. Day 7: Yala
Galle
Colombo Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Colombo, stop and visit the colonial town of Galle located on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka. with the imposing fortress built by the Dutch from 1663, a beautiful set of colonial architectural wonders and exotic atmosphere overflowing smell of spices and sea winds. In 1988 the UNESCO has listed as a World Heritage Site. Lunch in Galle restaurant. Proceed to Colombo and check into hotel and proceed on a city tour. Overnight at hotel in Colombo. Meals: Full Board. Day 8: Colombo
Katunayake Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for flights to return to the city of origin. Meals: Breakfast.




Offer Includes

Flights from London Heathrow with Qatar Airways
Airport taxes
7 nights accommodation as per itinerary
Transport in an air-condition vehicle with a English speaking driver guide during the tour
Jeep Safari to Yala National park
Entrance fees as per the programme
Welcome drinks and wet toweIs in the all hotels
Tickets for the cultural dance show in Kandy

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary