The Best of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a teardrop shaped island in the Indian Ocean and is blessed with all the ingredients for a perfect sun and sand holiday. The endless golden sand beaches trimmed with palm trees, the sparkling blue Indian Ocean waters, and the warm and tropical year-round climate is just perfect for whenever you want to enjoy the beach. These are actually just the basics…and we’ve definitely got them right. But if you’re looking for a deeper experience on your beach holiday with a mix of relaxation, privacy, seclusion, fun, excitement, adventure and an opportunity to truly mix with the culture of the country and its people…then Sri Lanka is possibly among one of the few countries in the world with the ideal beach holiday concoction.

Number of guests:   Min. 02 

Duration:  06 Nights / 07 Days

Validity: 1st January to 30th April 2019

PROGRAME

Day 1 – Airport/Negombo (approx. 15min)

Arrive at the Colombo International Airport. Our tour representative will meet and transfer to your hotel in Negombo.

Overnight stay in Negombo.

(Breakfast)

Day 2 – Negombo/Habarana/Pasikuda (approx. 6 hrs)

Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to Pasikuda via Habarana.

Lunch at Habarana Restaurant.

Overnight stay in Pasikuda.

(Breakfast)

DAY 3 – Pasikuda (approx.10min)

The day is free for your own arrangements. You can spend the time in sand and to feel the grainy sand all under your toes. You can sit there under the sun feeling the warmth of it beating down on your skin. The beach is not only known as a place to relax but as a place of beauty. Many of times you can see the artist portraying the beach with their paintings, or by singing about its magnificence and its splendor.   You can watch the many colorful and astonishing marine life. You can relax your stresses by staring at the blue water and because of the quiet and peaceful environment. To look around you can see the beauty of Mother Nature as it’s finest.

Overnight stay in Pasikuda

(Breakfast)

DAY 04 – Pasikuda/Polonnaruwa/Habarana (approx.2 hrs and 30 min)

After Breakfast visit Polonnaruwa.

Polonnaruwa is the main town of Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Kaduruwela area is the Polonnaruwa New Town and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains as the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa.

The second most ancient of Sri Lanka‘s kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader.

After Polonnaruwa transfer to Habarana.

Overnight stay in Habarana.

(Breakfast)

Day 5 – Habarana/Sigiriya/Minneriya/Habarana (apprx.1h 30 min)

After breakfast visit Sigiriya Lions Rock.

Sigiriya Rock or Sīhāgiri is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a Site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200m high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa, this site was selected by king Kasyapa for his new capital. He built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. The name of this place is derived from this structure, the Lion Rock. The capital and the royal palace was abandoned after the king’s death. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until 14th century.

Lunch at Restaurant.

Minneriya Safari – Minneriya National park in North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The area was designated as a national park on 12 August 1997, having been originally declared as a wildlife Sanctuary in 1938. The reason for declaring the area as protected is to protect the Catchment area of Minneriya Tank and the wildlife of the surrounding area. The tank is of historical importance, having been built by king Mahasen in 3rd century. The park is a dry season feeding ground for the elephant population dwelling in forests of Matale, Polonnaruwa and Trincomalee districts. The park earned revenue of R.S.10.7millions in the six months ending in August 2009. Along with Kaudulla and Girithale, Minneriya forms one of the 70 Important Bird Areas of Sri lanka. The park is situated 182 kilometres from Colombo.

(Breakfast)

Day 6 – Habarana/Colombo (approx 4 hrs 20 min)

After Breakfast do the village tour in Habarana and proceed to Colombo.

Habarana Village Tour – Bullock cart Ride to Countryside Bullock cart is the ancient Sri Lanka’s one of major transportation system and still some villages of Sri Lanka using Bullock Cart as transportation. You can experience traditional Sri Lankans transportation system and meantime you will experience green paddy fields in Habarana Area.

(30 min Ride)

Canoeing to farmer’s house (Gama Rala’s Home)

The ancient Sri Lanka and in a village Canoeing is the second transportation method. After 15 minute canoeing ride you will reach to famer’s house and you can experience typical Sri Lankan country side hospitality at his house and after you can walk through his farm. You can experience different types of cultivation methods and vegetables. At the end you can experience typical countryside Sri Lankan lunch at Famer’s house.

Overnight stay in Colombo.

(Breakfast)

Day 7– Colombo/Airport (approx 50 min)

After breakfast do the city tour and transfer to the airport on time for your departure.

Colombo City Tour –Colombo is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri lanka. According to the Brookings Institution, Colombo metropolitan area has a population of 5.6 million, and 752,993 in the City Proper. It is the financial center of the island and a popular tourist destination. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to the Greater Colombo area which includes Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, the legislative capital of Sri Lanka and Dehiwala – Mount Lavinia. Colombo is often referred to as the capital since Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is within the urban area of, and a suburb of, Colombo. It is also the administrative capital of the Western Province and the district capital of Colombo District. Colombo is a busy and vibrant place with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins. It was the legislative capital of Sri Lanka until 1982. Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes. Colombo was known to the ancient traders 2,000 years ago. It was made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815 and its status as capital was retained when the nation became independent in 1948. Famous landmarks in Colombo include Galle face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, Beire Lake, Colombo Rececourse, Planetarium, Mt.lavinia Beach, Nelum Pokuna Theater, Colombo Lotus Tower as well as the National Museum.

(Breakfast)

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Accommodation Options

Day City Accommodation Ratings Corporate Website
1 Negombo Grandeeza 4 Star https://www.grandeeza.com/
2 & 3 Pasikuda Maalu Maalu 4 Star https://www.themeresorts.com/maalumaalu/
4 & 5 Habarana Cinnamon Lodge 5 Star www.cinnamonhotels.com/en/cinnamonlodgehabarana
6 Colombo Moven pick 5 Star https:Movenpick.com

 

Cost per person sharing a Double room  – USD 850

Single Room Supplement –  USD 409

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on Twin / Double sharing basis for 6 nights/ 7 days
  • Daily Breakfast at hotel
  • Transfers from Day 1 to Day 7 in A/C Vehicle.
  • Services of an English Speaking Chauffer Guide
  • All applicable taxes
  • Complimentary bottle of water each day

Exclusions:

  • Lunch / Dinner or any other meals / beverage not mentioned in inclusions
  • Entrance tickets to places of interest (Approximately US$ 107)
  • Ancient Polonnaruwa city tour
  • Sigiriya Lion’s Rock
  • Minneriya Safari
  • Habarana Village Tour
  • Colombo City Tour
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Tips & Porterage
  • Any other which is not mentioned in the itinerary.

Conditions apply. Price may vary upon the confirmation.