11 Days Sri Lanka Grand Tour

Sri Lanka Tour

See ancient ruins, sprawling tea plantations and colonial cities on this grand tour of Sri Lanka.

Begin your journey in the city of Colombo, where new and old merge as skyscrapers stand tall next to handsome colonial buildings. Travel back in time next as you visit Anuradhapura, home to the ruins of a royal capital that exists today as a fascinating archaeological site. A later visit to the old medieval capital of Polonnaruwa will leave you debating which site is the more enthralling, and you can ponder this as you marvel at the sheer magnitude of the Sea of Parakama. Your tour will also be full of natural beauty; you'll get up close and personal with one of the world's most majestic creatures as you take an elephant ride in Habarana, as well as visiting the elephant orphanage in Pinnawela. Sightseeing around the lush greenery of Nuwara Eliya and its wealth of tea plantations will uncover a region whose temperate climate is wonderfully refreshing. A visit to the Peak Wilderness Sanctuary in Horton Plains unveils a wealth of wildlife dramatically different to that found in the lower regions. A trip to a turtle sanctuary in Kodgosa caps off an unforgettable tour.

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  • Day 1 Arrive Colombo

    Meet and greet services on arrival by the Tour East Representative at the Bandaranaike International Airport and transfer to Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Check-in to your hotel in...

  • Day 2 Colombo - Anuradhapura

    After breakfast leave for Anuradhapura located on the dry plains of the North Central Province within the Cultural Triangle. The ruins at Anuradhapura tell tales of a royal capital of 113...

  • Day 3 Anuradhapura - Giritale

    After breakfast leave for Habarana to take an Elephant Ride. The feeling of stepping back in time, a time when kings rode on the backs of these magnificent mammals, and the chance for you dear...

  • Day 4 Giritale - Polonnaruwa - Giritale

    After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka's medieval capital in 11th & 12th Century AD. Travel via Habarana. Polonnaruwa is a well-preserved city of ancient dagobas, moonstones, beautiful...

  • Day 5 Giritale - Sigiriya - Dambulla - Kandy

    After breakfast leave for Kandy, beautiful Hill capital, the last Kingdom Capital of the Sri Lanka's royalty. Kandy is surrounded by the lush tropical scenery. En route climb the Sigiriya Rock, the...

  • Day 6 Kandy - Pinnawela - Kandy

    After breakfast visit the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela near Kegalle to see the daily routine of up keeping of baby elephants and other abandoned elephants. The unique concept of the Elephant...

  • Day 7 Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

    After breakfast explore the city of Kandy. Visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, a Batik Factory, and a Gem Bureau where you will see a documentary film on how Sri Lankan Gem mining is...

  • Day 8 Horton Plains

    Early morning visit Horton Plains lies, which lies shrouded in cold mists on top of Sri Lanka's mountains, at a height of more than 2,000m. A part of the Peak Wilderness Sanctuary and dramatically...

  • Day 9 Nuwara Eliya - Ella - Yala

    After breakfast leave for Yalavia Ella Wellawaya and stop for view the Ravana Falls and the Ella Gap. Check-in to your hotel in Yala. In the afternoon visit the Yala National Park which has a large...

  • Day 10 Yala - Galle - Colombo - Negombo

    After breakfast travel to Colombo through the picturesque coastal line via Galle – the Old Portuguese Fort rebuilt by the Dutch. Galle is also the centre of the ebony elephant makers, tortoise...

  • Day 11 Depart Negombo

    After breakfast transfer to the airport for your departure.


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