Sri Lanka Culture & East Coast

Bonus Offer: Village tour in Habarana, Dambulla Rock Cave Temple, Cultural Dance Show in Kandy Other Departures: Manchester - £1245, Birmingham - £1569, Glasgow - £1559, Edinburgh - £1529, Newcastle - £1586. Highlights: Sigiriya/Habarana - Trincomalee - Nilaweli - Kandy - Kalutara/ Bentota/Beruwela Hotels:
Sigiriya / Habarana - Saunter Paradise Resort or similar
Trincomalee - Anantama Hotel or similar
Kandy - Topaz Hotel or similar
Beach Hotel Kalutara/ Bentota/Beruwela - Coco Royal Beach Hotel Tour Highlights:
• Sigiriya Rock Fortress
• The archaeological site of Polonnaruwa
• Visit the famous rock statues, Gal Viharaya
• A jeep safari in Minneriya National Park
• Enjoy sightseeing of Trincomalee, Kinniya hot water
• Springs, the Foul Point Lighthouse, an Old Dutch fort,
• Thirukoneswaram Temple etc.
• In Matale and visit a spice garden
• Visit a batik factory
• Kandy City Tour, colorful bazaar and gemstone Lapidarium
• Temple of the Tooth Relic, Cultural Dance Show, Upper
• Lake, Fire Dance, Walk-in City
• Peradeniya Botanical Garden
• Enjoy a ½ hour massage - Our farewell gift
• Make a city tour in Colombo Itinerary
Day 01: Airport – Sigiriya
Welcome upon arrival by our Representative at the Bandaranayke International Airport & transfer to the hotel in the cultural triangle. Overnight Stay at Sigiriya. Day 02: Sigiriya – Village Tour
Before breakfast leave to visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Rightly called a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the unofficial 8th world wonder, Sigiriya is a monument that provides one of the most dramatic sceneries in all of Sri Lanka overlooking acres of green jungles. After breakfast makes a village tour in a bullock cart, one of the oldest modes of transport which are still prevalent in certain parts of the island. Here you have the opportunity to experience the local cooking guided by a lady. Let yourself learn the traditional ways of cooking a delicious and an equally enticing Sri Lankan meal in clay pots over an open hearth. Enjoy Sri Lankan village lunch. Overnight Stay at Sigiriya Day 03: Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa
After a leisurely breakfast visit Polonnaruwa, the next majestic city in 11th Century BC, after Anuradhapura. The glories of the past heyday are still visible in the archaeological treasures unearthed and resurrected. In the evening make a jeep safari into the Minneriya National Park. Overnight Stay at Sigiriya. Day 04: Sigiriya – Trincomalee
After breakfast leave for Trincomalee on the east coast of Sri Lanka. Enjoy the sightseeing of Trincomalee. Visit the Kinniya hot water springs, the Foul Point Lighthouse, an Old Dutch fort,  hirukoneswaram Temple, etc. Overnight stay in Trincomalee. Day 05 -06: Trincomalee
Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the days at leisure by the beach in Nilaveli. Overnight stay in Trincomalee. Day 07: Trincomalee – Dambulla - Matale – Kandy
After breakfast, start your trip towards Kandy. On your way, visit the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple. Iconic Sri Lankan image with its spectacular Buddha-filled interior– one with which you will be familiar long before setting foot in Sri Lanka. Afterward, continue to Kandy. En route to Kandy visit a Traditional Spice Garden in Matale to learn more about the typical spices of the island and their use in Sri Lanka kitchens. In the evening visit in Kandy a traditional demonstration of the Kandy dances. Admire the colorful robes and follow the dance steps. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the upper lake drive. Overnight stay in Kandy Day 08: Kandy – Peradeniya – Kandy
After breakfast visits the Temple of the tooth relic and make a city tour of Kandy. The delicate hill country breeze will kiss you as you begin your walk up to the Temple of the Tooth joining many more devotees clad in white, eagerly waiting their turn to hail the holy paragon. Afterward, drive to visit Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden. A trip to Kandy is never complete without a stopover at the botanical garden. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the upper lake drive. Return to Hotel and relax Day 09: Kandy – South West Coast
Breakfast at the Hotel. Afterward, transfer to your beach resort. Overnight stay in your beach resort Day 10: Beach
Breakfast at the hotel. Relax on the beautiful beach. Optional:
• Enjoy an Ayurveda massage
• Experience the various water sports which Sri Lanka offers
• Enjoy whale and dolphin watching in Mirissa (possible from November to April). Overnight Stay in your Beach Resort Day 11: Beach – Colombo – Airport
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport Via Colombo, en route, make a sightseeing tour of Colombo. Afterward, be transferred to the airport in time for your onward flight home.

Offer Includes

Flights from London Heathrow with Kuwait Airway
Airport taxes
10 nights accommodation as per Itinerary
Meeting at the airport upon arrival & Service of English language Speaking Driver - Guide assistance during the stay.
Transfers by a private Air Conditioned car or coach

Meal Plans

  • Bed & Breakfast