From the ruined cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and impressive Sigiriya Fort - Sri Lankan culture spans more than 2,000 years, still remaining vibrant and alive today. Trek through lush tea plantations, indulge in seafood feasts in quaint fishing villages and dip your toes in the calm, clear waters off the beach at Mirissa on this all-encompassing adventure for those seeking a unique travel experience.

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Spot herds of elephants, wild buffalo, sambar deer and leopards at Uda Walawe National Park. The park that best rivals the savannah reserves of Africa.

Ella’s beautiful small sleepy town in the central highlands offers fantastic walks through tea plantations to temples and waterfalls.

Explore Sigiriya most valuable historical monuments of Sri Lanka. Surrounded by vast gardens, ponds, canals, alleys and fountains.

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Day 1

Colombo - Negombo

Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Negombo - Anuradhapura

This morning meet your driver-guide and travel towards the Cultural Triangle. After a stop at Chilaw to see the markets and have lunch, continue to Anuradhapura.

Day 3

Anuradhapura - Sigiriya

Take a tour of ancient Andurapura, including the giant dome of Ruwanweliseya and the 2,000 year old Sri Maha Bodhi Tree. In the afternoon drive to nearby Sigiriya. (B)

Day 4

Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya

After breakfast climb the rock citadel of Sigiriya. Enjoy incredible views of th surrounding jungles, farmlands and the beautiful 5th century frescoes. After lunch, drive to Polonnaruwa with its ruined palaces and temples. (B)

Day 5

Sigiriya - Kandy

Depart for the hill city of Kandy. En route stop in Dambulla to climb the rock temples which house unique frescoes and Buddah images. In the evening attend a cultural show. (B)

Day 6


This morning take part in a market visit and cooking class and learn some of the secrets of Sri Lankan cuisine. After lunch, drive the short distance to Peradeniya and see the magnificent royal botanical gardens. (B)(L)

Day 7

Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

Depart for Kandy, stopping at a tea estate. Continue on to charming Nuwara Eliya, in the heart of tea country. (B)

Day 8

Nuwara Eliya - Ella

Another scenic drive through the hills brings you to beautiful Ella, a quaint hillside village. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 9

Ella - Uda Walawe National Park

This morning take a scenic train ride to Haputale. Continue by road to Uda Walawe and take an afternoon safari into the national park, famous for its elephant herds. (B)

Day 10

Uda Walawe National Park - Galle

This morning visit the Elephant Transfer Home, where orphaned and injured elephants are rehabilitated. Take a scenic drive to charming Galle, the beautifully-preserved for town overlooking the Indian Ocean. (B) 

Day 11


Take a walking tour of the Galle Fort with its wonderful fusion of Dutch, Portuguese, Moorish and British architecture. There is plenty of free time to explore the cobbled streets and cafes at your leisure. (B)

Day 12

Galle - Colombo

Depart Galle and stop at Lunuganga Estate, the former home of  architect Geoffery Bawa. (B)

Day 13


Transfer to the airport after breakfast. (B)

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