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This tour offers a unique adventure combining tradition and novelty. Explore the contrasting futuristic skyscrapers and traditional quarters in Dubai. Experience sweeping sand dunes and an exciting a camel ride on a memorable desert safari!

Explore the tropical paradise of Sri Lanka to take in its 3,000 years of history and visit some of world’s most ancient cities! Visit the remnants of many once glorious cities, amazing palaces, historic temples and monasteries, hospitals and even theaters intricately carved out of stone amidst the soaring mountains. Don’t forget to enjoy the many delicious local dishes, fragrant spices and famous Ceylon tea while your there!

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11 Days, 10 Nights: Dubai, Abu Dhahi, Colombo, Minneriya National Park, Anuradhapura, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy
 ✦ Premium Class Hotel Included 

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TRIP OVERVIEW (*UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

  •  Dubai City Tour
  •  Burj Khalifa (Observation Deck)
  • The Dubai Mall
  • Jumeirah Palm
  • Souq Madinat Jumeirah (Little Venice)
  • Old Dubai
  • Al Bastakiya Historical Neighborhood
  • Dubai Museum
  • Dubai Creek
  • Gold Souk (Gold Market)
  • Spice Souk (Spice Market)
  • Desert Safari
  • Abu Dhabi City Tour
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Emirates Palace
  • Heritage Village
  • Colombo Walking Tour
  • Elephants at Minneriya National Park
  • Ruins of Anuradhapura*
  • Sri Mahabodhi (one the world’s oldest trees)
  • Ritigala Monastery
  • 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
  • Cooking Demonstration

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

The 3rd tallest hotel in the world, Burj Al Arab

UNIQUE ARCHITECTURE

Dubai is known worldwide for its architecture. It’s hard to believe that only four decades ago, the city did not have a single skyscraper. Now, the Dubai skyline is full of unique skyscrapers designed by some of the best architects in the world. Don’t miss the Dancing Dubai Fountains and the sprawling views from the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL WONDERS

Sri Lanka offers a chance to see museum-quality statues and artifacts in-situ. Pilgrims from around the world embark on a spiritual journey and attend ceremonies in magnificent dagobas and monasteries in ancient Anuradhapura, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Kandy, all UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Sacred City of Anuradhapura
Intricate stone columns at one of many monasteries that dot the sprawling ruins
Island of Elephants
This small island has the most elephants per square mile in the world!

LARGEST WALKING MAMMAL ON EARTH

Nothing beats seeing herds of elephants firsthand in their natural habitat. Be amazed at their immense size, intelligence and majesty as they stride across the river or amble through the forest, an experience that is surely the highlight of any journey.


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1

Arrive Dubai, UAE

Upon arrival into Dubai airport (DXB), you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free.

The Dubai Fountain
Experience the captivating water, music and light spectacle of the world's tallest performing fountain during your evening free time.

RISE FROM THE DESERT
See how Dubai quickly became world famous for business and tourism hub.

PALM ISLAND 
Holds the record for the world's largest man-made islands.

2

Dubai | City Tour

Discover the best of Dubai on this full day city tour. Engage with and be inspired by its cultural diversity and unique architectures.
Step out onto the highest outdoor observation deck in the world at the Burj Khalifa. Visit Dubai Mall as you continue to the Jumeirah Palm, yet another man-made island and then a photo stop at Atlantis hotel. Visit Souq Madinat Jumeirah (Little Venice) followed by a photo opportunity at Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Mosque.
Continue to explore Dubai’s humble beginnings, starting with Old Dubai in the Al Bastakiya Historical Neighborhood. Explore Dubai Museum that highlights the fascinating local culture. Take a water taxi across the Dubai Creek. Get a sense of what commerce was like back in the day, by strolling through one of the city's traditional souks or bazaars such as Gold Souk (Gold Market) and Spice Souk (Spice Market).
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

DUBAI MALL AQUARIUM 
Next level shopping at the largest mall in the world, with something amazing!

DUBAI MUSEUM IN AL FAHIDI FORT
Discover the ancient history of Dubai and authentic rural life.

TRADITIONAL GOLD MARKET
An amazing 20 percent of the world’s gold passes through this market!

3

Dubai | Desert Safari

This morning is free. Relax poolside at your hotel or explore the city on your own.
Around mid-afternoon, transfer to a desert camp. Go on a desert dune bashing drive through the golden dunes and then admire the sunset. Try your hand at camel riding or sandboarding. Take selfies wearing an Arabic outfit or smoke bubbly shisha while you watch Tanoura dancing and belly dancing shows. Finally enjoy a delicious spread of vegetarian and BBQ buffet dinner before returning to your hotel.
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  Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner
4

Dubai | Abu Dhabi City Tour

Meet your Bedouin guides and set off for Abu Dhabi (1.5 hours), Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace and Abu Dhabi Heritage Village. Return to Dubai.
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

SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE
Carries 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers and world's largest hand-knotted carpet.

HERITAGE VILLAGE
Glimpse into the past with a remake of a traditional oasis village.

LOCAL CRAFTSMEN AND WOMEN
See how Dubai culture promotes UAE Heritage with traditional crafts.

5

Dubai - Colombo

After breakfast, transfer to Dubai International Airport (DXB) for your flight to Sri Lanka. Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) in Colombo and transfer 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 side supports ever-more stylish eateries, galleries and shops.
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
6

Colombo - Dambulla | City Tour, Minneriya National Park

Start with a half day walking tour of Colombo, then drive to Dambulla. Stop by the Minneriya National Park. The scenic Minneriya usually has 200 elephants in the park who make their way daily to the water reservoir at the center of the park to socialize, bathe and even find mates.
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
19th Century Seema Malake is a Buddhist temple for meditation and rests on Beira Lake. A serene stop during exciting Sri Lanka travel tours.

SEEMA MALAKA TEMPLE
Soak in the calm and peaceful atmosphere at the Seema Malaka temple

ISLAND OF ELEPHANTS
This small island has the most elephants per square mile in the world!

7

Dambulla | Ruins of Anuradhapura

Enjoy an excursion to the ruins of Anuradhapura, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Anuradhapura was an ancient city founded in the 5th century BC, and home to the largest number of monuments of the great Sinhala civilization. Visit ancient royal palaces, shrines, dagobas and Sri Maha Bodhi (one the world’s oldest trees). Visit Ritigala Monastery on Ritigala Mountain.
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

8

Dambulla | Sigiriya Rock

Today we visit a traditional Sri Lankan village and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sigiriya Rock, built by King Kassapa in the 5th century AD. Sigiriya Rock is a treasure trove of rare art. In a pocket of the giant rock are the famous frescoes of the heavenly maidens of Sigiriya. It is also called the ‘Rock Fortress’ or ‘the Lion Rock’ because of the huge crouching lion that is carved at the entrance to the fortress.  This citadel rises more than 1,000 ft. from the jungles below. Enjoy a village tour with an authentic Sri Lanka lunch today.
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

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

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!

9

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. We’ll visit a spice plantation in which you will find cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon, coffee and more!
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

COCOA TREE
Originally cultivated only in native America, and was brought to Sri Lanka during colonial times in the 18th century

10

Kandy | City Tour, Temple of the Tooth Relic, Cooking Demo

After breakfast we explore Kandy City and 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 one of Sri Lanka’s 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 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. We end today with a cooking demonstration.
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.

BUDDHIST TEMPLE IN 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

LOCAL FAVORITE FUSION CUISINE
Sri Lankan fried rice served with curry, an amalgam of Indian and Indonesian flavors

11

Kandy – Colombo | Departure

After breakfast we drive back to Colombo and transfer to the Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) in Colombo for your flight back to the USA.
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

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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.

Destination Premium Class 
Dubai
Colombo
Dambulla
Kandy  
  * 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
   
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📣   Special Offer $150 Discount ends  May 3. Tours must be Completed by End of Dec 2022. 

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Premium Small Group (Land Only)

Year
  • Tour Dates
  • Start Thursday-End Sunday
Premium Hotel
2021 Sep 30 – Oct 10 $1,920 $2,070
2021 Oct 14 – Oct 24 $2,039 $2,189
2021 Nov 11 – Nov 21 $2,039 $2,189
2022 Jan 13 – Jan 23 $2,006 $2,156
2022 Feb 3 – Feb 13 $2,006 $2,156
2022 Feb 24 – Mar 6 $2,006 $2,156
2022 Mar 17 – Mar 27 $2,006 $2,156
2022 Apr 7 – Apr 17 $2,081 $2,231
2022 Sep 29 – Oct 9 $2,081 $2,231
2022 Oct 20 – Oct 30 $2,192 $2,342
2022 Nov 10 – Nov 20 $2,192 $2,342
Small Group Tour Price Details
  • ‣ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
  • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Special rate for single travelers is available on request - please inquire.
  • ‣ This tour operates with a minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 guests
  • ‣ Tour departure confirmation 70 days prior to departure

Private Tour (Land Only, Choose Your Dates)

Recommended Start Thursday-End Sunday  
Year Tour Dates Premium
2021 Jan 15 – Mar 31 $2,319 $2,469
2021 Apr 1 – Apr 30 $2,593 $2,743
2021 May 1 – Sept 30 $2,632 $2,782
2021 Oct 1 – Dec 15 $2,718 $2,868
2021 Dec 16 – Dec 31 Holiday Surcharge, Please Call
2022 Jan 1 – Jan 14 Holiday Surcharge, Please Call
2022 Jan 15 – Mar 31 $2,718 $2,868
2022 April 1 – Apr 31 $2,616 $2,766
2022 May 1 – Sept 30 $2,616 $2,766
2022 Oct 1 – Dec 15 $2,695 $2,845
2022 Dec 16 – Dec 31 Holiday Surcharge, Please Call
Private Tour Price Details
  • ‣ Tour prices are subject to change and availability.
  • ‣ 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.

Flight Add-On

  • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
  • ‣ The nearest arrival airport is DXB (Dubai International).
  • ‣ The nearest departure 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 Most of the Meals (See tour plan for details)
  • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
  • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary
  • ‣ Burj Khalifa Ticket (Non-Prime Hours)

Exclusions

  • ‣ Air Fare
  • ‣ Tourism Fee of AED 15 per room per night paid directly to the UAE hotels
  • ‣ Travel Insurance
  • ‣ Medical Expenses
  • Visa Fee
  • ‣ Gratuity
  • ‣ Personal Expenses

Deposit

  • ‣ A deposit of $300 and the airfare price is required upon booking. Full payment to be made 60 days prior to the departure date.
  • ‣ A monthly installment plan is available - please inquire.

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