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Sri Lanka Adventure

$3465 $2200

per person

Immerse yourself on this 12-day tropical paradise where there’s plenty of enjoyable wildlife action and culture for everyone. Sri Lanka has two of the top wildlife parks in the world and with the help of our local expert guides, expect to get closer to the action. Catch a glimpse of its elusive leopards and watch majestic elephants roam free in the national parks. Travel back in time to witness ancient legacies, the European influences, UNESCO Heritage Sites, the British colonial, Buddhist heritage and more. This journey is packed with plenty to admire and the appreciation of its local offerings will surely have you coming back for more!

12 Days, 11 Nights: Colombo, Anuradhapura, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy, Udawalawe National Park, Yala National Park, Galle


TRIP OVERVIEW (*UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

 ✦ Customizable Private Tour 
  • Ruins of Anuradhapura*
  • Kaludiya Pokuna Archeological Forest
  • Sri Mahabodhi (one the world’s oldest trees)
  • Sigiriya Rock* (Lion Rock)
  • Rock Cave Temple of Dambulla*
  • Spice Plantation Tour
  • Kandy City Tour
  • Temple of Tooth Relic of Buddha*
  • Sri Lankan Style Tapas
  • Guided Indigenous Walking Tour
  • Udawalawe National Park Jeep & Boat Safaris
  • Yala National Park Jungle Safaris
  • Galle Old Town Tour
  • Galle Fort*

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

Wildlife Safari
Enjoy every moment of your safari at Yala with many elephants and wide variety of other animals.

UP CLOSE WILDLIFE ACTION

Embark to one of the world’s best places to see hundreds of wild elephants in their natural habitat. The tropical low grass land makes it easy for both dedicated naturalists and casual observers to spot elephants, leopards, sambar deer, crocodiles and many other wildlife. Get your camera ready! 

SOARING SIGIRIYA AND ANCIENT RUINS

Transport yourself back in time as an ancient warrior. Climb to the top of the iconic 1000 ft tall Sigiriya Rock Fortress and survey the jungle below for foes. Visit the past in the ruins of Anuradhapura and ancient monasteries.

SIGIRIYA ROCK
A breathtaking construction atop a plateau, this rock fortress is the most dramatic sight in Sri Lanka.
Sun, Sea & CoconutsSoak in the brilliant sunshine and chill out on the endless miles of golden sand beaches

SUN, SEA & COCONUTS

Soak in the brilliant sunshine and chill out on the endless miles of golden sand beaches in the Dutch colonial town of Galle. Life is good on this paradise island.


    1

    Meet Up at Colombo (CMB)

    Upon arriving at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) in Colombo, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free.
    The legacies of colonial Colombo's garden roots are still very much intact along its often-shady boulevards. Colombo’s cosmopolitan streak supports ever-more stylish eateries, galleries and shops.
    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner
    2

    Colombo - Dambulla | Anuradhapura, Kaludiya Pokuna

    After breakfast, depart to Dambulla. Enjoy an excursion to the ruins of Anuradhapura, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Anuradhapura is an ancient city founded in the 5th century BC, and home to the largest number of monuments of the Sinhala civilization. Visit ancient royal palaces, shrines, dagobas and Sri Maha Bodhi (one the world’s oldest trees). Visit Kaludiya Pokuna Archeological Forest. Continue to Dambulla for an overnight stay.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

    BUDDHIST HERITAGE
    Pilgrims pay tribute to the colorful lying buddha statues in the sacred temples

    SACRED CITY OF ANURADHAPURA
    Intricate stone columns at one of many monasteries that dot the sprawling ruins

    KALUDIYA POKUNA
    2nd century BC rock-carved bathhouse in this 'Black Water Pond' monastery

    3

    Dambulla | Sigiriya

    After breakfast we visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sigiriya Rock, built by King Kassapa in the 5th century AD. Today the rock is a treasure trove of rare art. It is also called the ‘Rock Fortress’ or ‘the Lion Rock’ because of the huge crouching lion image that is carved at the entrance to the fortress.  This citadel rises more than 1,000 ft. from the jungles below. Return to Dambulla for an overnight stay.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

    CHALLENGE OF SIGIRIYA ROCK
    Energetic visitors can conquer the 1000+ steps to the top of the fortress. Don't forget to take a selfie with the giant lion paws!

    SIGIRIYA ROCK
    A breathtaking construction atop a plateau, this rock fortress is the most dramatic sight in Sri Lanka

    4

    Dambulla - Kandy | Dambulla Rock Cave Temple, Spices of Kandy

    After breakfast, embark on your drive to Kandy. En route we visit the iconic Rock Cave Temple of Dambulla which dates to the first century BC, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temple is a series of 5 caves filled with statues and paintings, including a 47 ft. long statue of Lord Buddha. This is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.
    Herbs and spices are tasty and yet healthy treats. At a spice plantation, you will find cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon, coffee and more! Upon arrival in Kandy, check in at your hotel for an overnight stay.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

    DAMBULLA CAVE TEMPLE
    The five caves in this ancient temple complex showcases 150 stunning Buddha statues

    BIG FLAVOR SRI LANKAN FOOD
    Cardamom, curry leaves and many other fragrant spices are the building blocks of local cuisine together with rice & coconut

    5

    Kandy | Kandy City Tour, Temple of the Tooth Relic

    After breakfast, visit the Temple of Tooth Relic of Buddha, located in the royal palace complex which houses the relic of the tooth of Buddha and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Since ancient times the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. This afternoon we relax and enjoy Sri Lankan style tapas at the venerable Royal Bar.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner
    Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple by the Kandy Lake. One of UNESCO’s world heritage sites for your Sri Lanka travel tours.

    TEMPLE OF THE SACRED TOOTH, KANDY
    Houses Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relic – a tooth of Buddha

    SITTING BUDDHA & GOLD CASKET
    The tooth is kept in a gold casket shaped like a dagoba in main temple

    6

    Kandy - Udawalawe National Park | Guilded Indigenous Walking Tour

    Depart for Udawalawe National Park. En route we enjoy a walking tour with the chief of Vedda, a minority indigenous group.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner
    7

    Udawalawe National Park | Jeep Safari, Boat Safari

    Hundreds of elephants, herds of buffalo, sambar deer, crocodiles and masses of birds inhabit the Udawalawe national park. The park does not have dense vegetation hence making game-watching easy. Search for wildlife on a jeep safari and on a walking tour in the morning. Followed by a wildlife boat safari.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

    ISLAND OF ELEPHANTS & WILDLIFE
    Enjoy every moment of your safari spotting elephants and wide variety of other animals

    8

    Udawalawe National Park - Yala | Afternoon Jungle Safaris at Yala National Park

    After breakfast, embark on a leisurely drive to Yala, the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. Upon arrival, check in for 2 nights stay at the resort.
    Enjoy your afternoon jungle safaris.
    Yala National Park is spread over an area of 979 sq. km (378 sq. miles). Yala was one of the first two officially designated national parks in Sri Lanka. This game park is famous for having one of the highest densities of leopards in the world.  Yala Park has 3 of Sri Lanka’s Big Five: Leopards, Asian Elephants and Sloth Bears.  Unfortunately, the remaining 2 of the Big Five (Blue Whales and Sperm Whales) are unavailable on land.  44 other species of mammals and other wildlife are found in the park including wild bears, peacocks, wild buffalo, sambar and spotted deer, in addition to 130 species of birds.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner
    9

    Yala National Park| Morning and Afternoon Jungle Safari

    Enjoy morning and afternoon jungle safaris in Yala National Park. On these interesting safaris you are likely to see spotted deer, wild boars and wild elephants in addition to a wide variety of birds. There are also high chances of spotting sloth bears and leopards. With an average 1 leopard per sq. km Yala has the highest density of leopards in Asia!
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

    GIANT CEYLON LEOPARDS
    The best place to spot these magnificent animals anywhere in the world with an average 1 leopard per sq. km 

    10

    Yala - Galle | Morning Safari

    In the morning we begin with a Jungle Safari. Then depart for the Indian coastal town of Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a thriving beach destination in Sri Lanka. En route you will witness a curious feature - the stilt fishermen of Weligama who carefully balance themselves before casting their fishing lines.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

    STILT FISHERMEN
    Fishermen carefully balance themselves before casting their fishing lines

    SUN, SEA & COCONUTS
    Soak in the brilliant sunshine and chill out on the endless miles of golden sand beaches

    11

    Yala - Galle | Scenic Seafront and Galle Fort

    Galle was the most ancient and important harbor of Sri Lanka. The Galle Old Town was founded by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century with architecture reflecting Portuguese, Dutch and British rule. The old town is known for stunning beaches and Galle Fort. The fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a special treat with authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast  Have fun on one of our travel tours with everything include lunches that are prepared and convenient for you. We take the stress away from our guests and allow your more time to really enjoy themselves.   Lunch    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner

    GALLE FORT
    Stone sea walls encircle car-free streets.

    Galle Lighthouse
    Galle Lighthouse stands on the southeast tip of Galle Fort.

    12

    Galle – Colombo (CMB)

    Enjoy your breakfast, after which the tour ends. We drive back to Colombo for your departure flight.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast

    Overview
    Hotels
    Dates & Prices

    Hotels

    We carefully handpick our hotels to ensure they provide you with the best comfort and experience. For Private Tours, you may request a specific hotel as one of the customizable options.
    DestinationComfort Class Premium Class Luxury Class 
    NegomboRani Beach Hotel
    DambullaEight wonder Hotel
    KandyEmerald Hills
    UdawalaweNildiya Mankada safari lodge
    YalaLake wind hotel
    GalleKoggala Beach Resort
    * Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation.

    Accommodation Classification

    • COMFORT - 3-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • PREMIUM - 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • LUXURY - 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Dates & Prices  

    Dates & Pricing

    PRIVATE JOURNEYS
    YearTour DateComfort PremiumLuxury
    2020Apr 1-Oct 31$2,200$2,395$3,005
    2020Nov 1-Dec 23$2,275$2,615$3,200
    2021Jan 16-Mar 31$3,885$4,905$6,640
    2021Apr 1-Oct 31$3,465$4,350$5,860
    2021Nov 1-Dec 23$3,885$4,905$6,640
     

    Price Details

    • ‣ Daily departures.
    • ‣ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
    • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply during applicable major holidays. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
    • ‣ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.

    Deposit

    • A deposit of $300 per person is required upon booking and full payment to be made 90 days prior to departure date.

    Flight Add-On

    • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
    • ‣ The nearest airport is CBM (Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo).
    • ‣ Contact us for more detail and pricing.

    Inclusions

    • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
    • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
    • ‣ Daily Breakfast and All Meals (See tour plan for details)
    • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
    • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary

    Exclusions

    • ‣ Air Fare
    • ‣ Travel Insurance
    • ‣ Medical Expense
    • Visa Fee
    • ‣ Gratuity
    • ‣ Personal Expense

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Hotels