Upon arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), you will be met by our friendly English-speaking Chauffeur Guide and transferred to a hotel in Colombo.
After an early dinner, retire for the night at your chic city hotel.
Day 02: Colombo – Bentota
After breakfast enjoy a leisurely paced city tour, soaking in the scenes and atmosphere of Sri Lanka’s foremost city and commercial capital.
Leave for Bentota in the afternoon. Overnight at a hotel in Bentota.
Day 03: Bentota
Wake up to the soothing symphony of the sea, while the busy hotel staff eagerly await to welcome you to a scrumptious breakfast.
Spend the day at leisure engaging in some exhilarating water sports or merely lounging on the golden beach, watching the beautiful turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and the dreamy azure skies above. Alternatively, you can wander along the endless miles of the Bentota beach, fringed by lush coconut palms swaying to the rhythm of the ocean breeze.
Night stay at the hotel in Bentota.
Day 04: Bentota – Deniyaya /Sinharaja Forest Reserve
After breakfast leave for the Sinharaja Reserve, Sri Lanka’s most significant rainforest. Overnight at an eco-lodge bordering the forest reserve.
Day 05: Sinharaja Forest
After an early breakfast, trek through the lush and at times seemingly impenetrable vegetation of the Forest Reserve, teeming with exotic and often elusive wildlife. Sinharaja is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a world biosphere reserve.
Day 06: Sinharaja – Ella
In the morning leave for Ella.
Ella is a rural highland destination, famed for its breathtaking landscapes, cool salubrious climate and pristine ecological environment.
Check in at a hotel in Ella. Relax and unwind, absorbing the soothing effect of nature at its best.
Day 07: Ella
Option 1 – Trek to the alluring Ravana Ella Falls. Enjoy the breathtaking view and the soothing burble of this majestic waterfall followed by a leisurely walk in the countryside mingling with the friendly and charming locals.
Option 2 – Visit the Nine Arches Bridge in Demodara, a colonial heritage masterpiece in structural and railroad engineering. Trek through the surrounding emerald green tea plantations.
Option 3 – Climb the rugged Ella Rock. This can be strenuous for some (a 4 hour round trip), but the stunning view from the summit is well worth it. Alternatively, choose the short climb up Little Adam’s Peak (a 2 hour round trip), which offers a stunning panoramic view of the Ella Gap.
Day 08: Kandy
After breakfast, leave for the heritage city of Kandy. Kandy is the bastion of Sri Lanka’s traditional culture and the last stronghold of the native monarchy, prior to colonial rule.
Overnight at a hotel in Kandy.
Day 09: Kandy
Following breakfast, visit the Sri Dalada Maligawa; the serene landmark temple that houses the enshrined sacred Tooth Relic of the Gauthama Buddha.
Day 10 & 11: Kandy – Sigiriya
Leave for Sigiriya after breakfast.
Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress in the afternoon. Overnight at a hotel in Sigiriya.
Historic Sigiriya is Sri Lanka’s iconic ‘citadel in the sky’. It was the impregnable fortress which also served as the stunning palace complex of King Kashyapa the tyrant ruler of medieval Sri Lanka. Quite apart from Sigiriya’s brilliant engineering and architectural feats, it is the bitter-sweet tale of family feuds, turmoil, tyranny, glory, victory and defeat surrounding this historic citadel that makes it one of the most fascinating attractions in Sri Lanka.
Day 12: Sigiriya – Negombo
Leave for Negombo after breakfast. Check in at a hotel in Negombo.
Negombo is a lively and charming beach town, best known for delightful beach front resort hotels and guest houses that meet every budget, and an amicable community. Located a short commute away from the airport, it serves as a convenient base for relaxation and preparation; upon arriving in the island or before departure.
Day 13: Negombo
Spend the day at leisure by the Negombo beach.
Day 14: Negombo – Airport
Transfer to the airport for departure.
Starting from US$ 1920
per person sharing double/twin
price valid until 30.04.2023
Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with a professional, courteous, and well-mannered English – speaking Chauffeur Guide.
Accommodation in 3-4* hotels on Bed & Breakfast basis for a total of 13 nights.
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