Bahiravokanda Viharaya Budhha <span class="iconos separador"></span> Kandy
Bahiravokanda Viharaya Budhha Kandy
Elephants <span class="iconos separador"></span> Minneriya National Park
Elephants Minneriya National Park
<span class="iconos separador"></span> Sigiriya <span class="iconos separador"></span>

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Sri Lanka in 11 Days • 7 Nights in Destination

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Dambulla Caves
Nuwara Eliya
All flights
All transfers.
Some meals
Departures available until
until October 2023
From + $520
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Accommodation: 7 Nights

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Day 3 to 4
The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden
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*In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative hotels with the same quality: Arie Lagoon.

Included activities

Included activity for day 4 in Sigiriya
Duration 03:30h Approx. Pick up time: 14:00 Approx
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Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Set off to visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress, also known as Lion Rock. Within its triple-moated defence, the huge rock rises to a sheer height of almost 500 feet. On its summit are the foundations of what was once a sumptuous palace and gardens.

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Included activity for day 6 in Dambulla Caves
Duration 03:30h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx
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Dambulla Cave Temples & Spice Gardens

Visit the Golden Temple, a sacred 2,000-year-old pilgrimage site carved into the rocks. Next, enjoy a tour of the Spice Gardens.

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Included activity for day 6 in Kandy
Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: 16:00 Approx
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Kandy City Tour

Enjoy a tour of an authentic Batik Factory before visiting the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in the afternoon.

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Included activity for day 7 in Nuwara Eliya
Duration 08:30h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx
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Nuwara Eliya Sightseeing

Visit a traditional tea plantation to learn about the production process of authentic Sri Lankan tea, which makes up for around 25% of global tea exports! Enjoy sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya to admire its typical colonial architecture and cool climate.

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Available Activities

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Suggested activity for day 5
Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: 02:30 Approx
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Jeep Safari to Minneriya National Park

Experience excellent game viewing as you travel through the fertile plains of Minneriya, watching for herds of elephants, water buffalo, monkeys and birdlife.

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Suggested activity for day 5
Duration 03:30h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx
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Ancient City of Polonnaruwa Excursion

Drive for approx. 1.5 hours to the ancient medieval capital of Polonnaruwa, filled with timeless archaeological sites. Situated on the Parakrama Samudraya Lake, explore the fascinating ancient ruins, surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes.

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Suggested activity for day 9 in Galle
Duration 07:00h Approx. Pick up time: 10:00 Approx
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Galle Fort & Turtle Hatchery Excursion

Head to Galle to explore the huge Galle Fort, dating back to the 17th-century and visit the Ahungalla Turtle Hatchery, where visitors have the unique opportunity to watch newborn turtles preparing to be released into the wild.

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The price includes

  • premium care
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  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Colombo - US. *
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  • Scenic train ride from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy. **
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  • 7 nights accommodation in Superior and Luxury category hotels.
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  • 7 breakfasts. ***
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  • Transfers in air conditioned vehicle.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • English-speaking guide.

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Sri Lankan visa (required)*, drinks, tips and any other services** not mentioned in what's included.

* Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Sri Lankan government has suspended the visa on arrival service for foreigners traveling to Sri Lanka. Instead, a visa can be obtained prior to travel through the following link: 

** $40 to be paid in destination for the entrance fee and jeep for the safari at Minneriya National Park.

* You will need to add private arrival or departure airport transfers if your flight arrives in Colombo airport between midnight and 8:00 a.m. and/or departs from Colombo airport before 4:00 p.m.

** Due to Covid-19 and while the local authorities do not allow public transportation for tourists, it will not be possible to include the train journey.

Once the train ride is allowed again, sales and seat reservations open 30 days before departure and cannot be 100% guaranteed.

*** Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

If you are traveling to Sri Lanka with a US passport, you will require a Sri Lankan visa. For other passport holders, we recommend that you check with the Sri Lankan Embassy for further details.

Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Sri Lankan government has suspended the visa on arrival service for foreigners traveling to Sri Lanka. Instead, a visa can be obtained prior to travel through the following link: 

  • Entry requirements
    Passport with a minimum of six months validity and a return ticket. One passport page.
  • Visa
    An ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) must be obtained before traveling. Available online here:
  • Currency
    Sri Lankan Rupee.
  • Language
  • Electricity
    220V. Mostly European and UK plugs
  • Health
    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travelers from the US.
  • Time zone
    UTC + 05:30.
  • Other useful information
    People drive on the left-hand side of the road. Moving the head from side to side means yes.
  • Tourist Office website

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

Triple room: the third bed will be a rollaway bed.

Children: 2 - 11 years.

If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 888-488-0592 or via our contact form.


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