Discover Sri Lanka in 8 Days - Culture, Adventure, and Natural Beauty

  • 8 days (7 nights)
Difficulty
Easy
Comfort
Premium
Group size
up to 14 tourists
US$ 799
per tourist for 8 days
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 14 tourists

Overview

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the lush landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Sri Lanka. Over these days, you'll explore ancient caves, ascend to breathtaking heights at Sigiriya, savor the spice gardens, and witness captivating folk shows. Immerse yourself in the spiritual aura of the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, experience exhilarating adventures like white-water rafting and ziplining, and discover the tranquility of hill stations like Nuwara Eliya and Ella. Wildlife enthusiasts will thrill at Yala's safari opportunities, while beach lovers can relax by the Indian Ocean. This comprehensive tour promises a diverse and captivating Sri Lankan experience.

 

Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Ancient rock fortress in Sri Lanka, boasts stunning frescoes, a lion's gate, and breathtaking views from the summit. UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sri Lanka's Stunning Beachs
Sri Lanka's pristine beaches offer golden sands, turquoise waters, and a serene escape amidst lush greenery. A tropical paradise awaits.
Majestic Asian Elephant
Sri Lanka is home to the majestic Asian elephant revered for its strength and cultural significance a symbol of the country's rich wildlife heritage.
Tea Plantation Splendor in Sri Lanka
Endless emerald rows of tea bushes stretch across the lush hills of Sri Lanka, a breathtaking sight that defines the island's beauty and heritage.

Route details

Day 1
Arrival in Negombo-Colombo - Drive to Dambulla

Arrive at Colombo International Airport. 

Activity:

  • Drive to Dambulla Caves:¬†Start your journey to Dambulla, home to the famous Dambulla Cave¬†Temple,¬†a UNESCO World Heritage¬†Site.
  • Dambulla Vegetable Market:¬†Explore the vibrant Dambulla Vegetable Market to¬†immerse yourself in¬†local¬†culture and¬†flavors.

As you touch down at Colombo International Airport. Your first destination is the enchanting city of Dambulla, a place steeped in history and culture. Dambulla is renowned for the Dambulla Cave Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that houses a treasure trove of ancient Buddhist art and architecture. Prepare to be awed by the intricate cave paintings and stunning Buddha statues that date back centuries.

Before reaching the cave temple, you'll have the opportunity to explore the bustling Dambulla Vegetable Market. Here, you can immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of local life, where the aroma of exotic spices fills the air, and the vivid colors of fresh produce create a captivating scene. It's a chance to engage with the locals, savor traditional flavors, and witness the authentic charm of Dambulla.

This day marks the beginning of your Sri Lankan journey, filled with rich experiences and cultural discoveries.

Day 2
Sigiriya, Spice Garden, Folk Show, Kandy Temple of Tooth
Day 3
Kandy - Rafting - Tea Factory - Nuwara Eliya ‚Äď Ella
Day 4
Lipton Seat Tuk Tuk Tour, 9 Arch Bridge,
Day 5
Ella to Yala
Day 6
Yala Safari - Stilt Fishermen - Galle City Tour - Drive to Beach Hotel
Day 7
Beach Bliss and Freedom to Explore
Day 8
Bentota - Turtle Hatchery - Colombo Tour - Drive to Airport
Difficulty
Easy
Photo CK K.
CK K. is the provider and guide of this trip
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I am an experienced Travel Agent and Travel Designer, specializing in crafting exceptional travel experiences since 2009. My expertise lies in customized itineraries for Sri Lanka and unforgettable holidays in the Maldives. With a deep understanding of diverse client needs, I offer tailored experiences in Sri Lanka's cultural heritage, natural beauty, and pristine beaches. Similarly, I curate dreamy Maldives holidays for honeymooners, families, and those seeking a serene retreat. As a Travel Agent, I provide personalized and seamless travel planning services, staying up to date with the latest trends and recommendations. Whether it's solo adventures, family vacations, or group excursions, I am dedicated to crafting unforgettable journeys that exceed expectations. With a passion for travel and attention to detail, I create lifelong memories for every traveler I assist.

Tour Guides

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Ruwan
I'm Ruwan, your dedicated guide on this incredible journey. I take immense pride in curating unforgettable experiences that transcend the ordinary. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for excellence, I strive to make every moment of your adventure remarkable. Beyond my professional commitment, I value the bonds forged during our travels. As we explore new horizons together, I'm not just your guide but a fellow traveler, eager to share stories and create lasting friendships. Join me on this voyage of discovery, where each day is a new chapter in our shared adventure. Let's make memories that will linger in our hearts for a lifetime. Cheers to the journey ahead, Ruwan

Accommodation

Comfort
Premium
Hotel
7 nights

Comfortable stay at 5* Hotels

1 night
Amaya Lake
1 night
Amaya Hills
2 nights
Morning Dew
1 night
Kithala Resort
2 nights
Cinnamon Bay

Tour conditions

Included

  • hotel¬†accommodation¬†on¬†a¬†half-board¬†(H/B)¬†basis,¬†unless¬†specified¬†otherwise
  • services¬†of¬†an¬†English-speaking¬†guide¬†and¬†driver/assistant,¬†including¬†their¬†expenses.
  • transportation¬†in¬†an¬†economical¬†luxury¬†bus.
  • entrance¬†ticket¬†fees, jeep¬†safari fees,¬†and¬†guide¬†fees¬†for¬†the¬†below excursions:

1.Dambulla Golden Temple & Cave, 
2.Dambulla Vegetable Market 
3.Sigiriya Rock fortress, 
4.Matale Spice Garden 
5.Cultural Show at Kandy 
6.Temple of Tooth 
7.White water Rafting - Kithulgla 
8.Tea Factory Visit 
9.Nuwara Eliya City Tour 
10.Lipton Seat Tuk Tuk Tour from Haputale 
11.Ravana waterfalls
12.Diyaluma falls Hiking.
13.Yala Park Jeep Safari
14.Stilt fisher man
15.Galle Tour
16.Turtle Hatchery
17.Colombo City Tour

Payable separately

  • lunch;
  • personal¬†expenses¬†such¬†as¬†beverages,¬†laundry,¬†telephone¬†calls,¬†etc;
  • gratuities/tips¬†for¬†the¬†guide¬†and¬†driver;
  • permits¬†for¬†video/cine¬†cameras;
  • visa¬†fees,¬†airfare,¬†and¬†any¬†insurance;
  • early¬†check-in¬†and¬†late¬†check-out¬†charges;
  • any¬†extra¬†services¬†not¬†specified¬†in¬†the¬†itinerary;
  • extensions¬†of¬†stays¬†or¬†changes¬†to¬†the¬†itinerary.

 

It's important to know

What currency should I carry during the tour, and are credit cards widely accepted?

The local currency in Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR). While credit cards are accepted at many hotels and restaurants, it's a good idea to carry some cash, especially for smaller purchases and in more remote areas.

Is there a dress code for visiting temples or religious sites in Sri Lanka?
What should I wear for the wildlife safari in Yala National Park?
Is there an age limit or fitness requirement for the tuk-tuk tour to Lipton's Seat?
Cancellation of booking