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Sri Lanka tailor made holidays

Best of Sri Lanka

10 night time tailor made vacation from £1,895 per individual. Maldives seashore extension on request.

An ideal multi centre vacation to Sri Lanka with a seashore extension to Beruwala on the finish of the touring. Go to Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and far more… this itinerary could be adjusted to your requirement and resorts could be totally different to those steered under. We tailor make vacation experiences to your private necessities…

Worth legitimate for February 2019 departures.

SRI LANKA tailor made holidays 2018 & 2019.

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PRICE INCLUDES:

FLIGHTS

  • Return flights London – Colombo with Sri Lankan Airways.

ACCOMMODATION

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION

  • Air conditioned transport with English talking chauffeur all through the tour.

OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED

  • Entrance charges to Medieval capital Anuradhapura, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Historic metropolis of Polonnaruwa, Dambulla Cave Temple, Temple of tooth in Kandy, Cultural Present in Kandy, Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage and Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya and Yala Nationwide Park.

Tour description:

DAY 1 – AIRPORT / DAMBULLA (approx. Switch time: four TO 5 HRS)

On arrival at Colombo Worldwide Airport, you may be met by your devoted skilled English talking driver.

After the formalities on the airport you may be escorted to your air conditioned car in your personal switch to your chosen lodge in Dambulla.

In a single day lodging in a Superior room at Amaya Lake, Dambulla.

DAY 2 – DAMBULLA/ ANURADHAPURA/ DAMBULLA

 

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Anuradhapura Temple

After breakfast on the lodge, proceed to Anuradhapura and begin a metropolis tour of the traditional ruins and the Sri Maha Bodhi (the oldest tree on earth). Approximate switch time: 1 and a half hours.

Go to the ruins of the primary capital based within the fifth century BC. Right here is discovered the most important variety of historic monuments of an incredible civilisation. Buddhism discovered its first actual house in Sri Lanka at Anuradhapura, and it thus accommodates a few of Sri Lankan Buddhism’s most secret sights.

The “Sri Maha Bodhi tree” in Anuradhapura, planted from a slicing from the unique “Bo Tree” beneath which the Buddha acquired enlightenment, proceed to attract hundreds of Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world.

The pillars of the brazen palace which as soon as had 9 tales, the picture of the Samadhi Buddha which is among the best items of Buddhists sculpture, the dual ponds, guard-stones and the moon-stones are superb stays of an incredible civilization. There are additionally monuments corresponding to Ruwanveli Seya Dagoba with its well-known elephant wall from the 2nd Century B.C. and the Thuparama Dagoba from the third Century B.C.

Later that day, go to Mihintale and on completion return to your lodge in Dambulla

In a single day lodging in a Superior room at Amaya Lake, Dambulla.

DAY three – DAMBULLA / SIGIRIYA / POLONNARUWA/ DAMBULLA

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Sigiriya Temple

After and Early breakfast, go to the well-known Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Frescoes.
(Approx. Switch time: 15 to 20 Minutes)

Constructed by an obsessed monarch within the fifth century, Sigiriya or Lion Rock is an astonishing feat of engineering and development. Set within the cultural coronary heart of Sri Lanka, Sigiriya rises a sheer 200 metres above a forested plain, its flattened summit sloping gently.

Designated a World Heritage Website by UNESCO in 1982, Sigiriya is Asia’s greatest preserved metropolis of the primary millennium, displaying complicated city planning across the base of the rock, mixed with refined engineering and irrigation expertise within the palace perched on the summit.

After climbing this magnificent Rock, Proceed to Polonnaruwa for a Metropolis tour of the Historic Metropolis.
(Approx. Switch time: 1 to 1½ Hrs).

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Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa, the second most historic of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms. Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital metropolis by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 A.D. to reunite the nation as soon as extra beneath a local chief.

At present the traditional metropolis of Polonnaruwa stays the most effective deliberate Archaeological relic websites within the nation, standing testimony to the self-discipline and greatness of the Kingdom’s first rulers. The traditional metropolis of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage website by UNESCO.

On completion return to your lodge in Dambulla.

In a single day lodging in a Superior room at Amaya Lake, Dambulla.

DAY four – DAMBULLA / KANDY

After breakfast, take a look at of the lodge and proceed to the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple, situated roughly 20 minutes away.

On completion, journey 1 and a half hours by personal switch to Kandy. En route go to a spice backyard batik manufacturing unit. Right here it is possible for you to to see totally different spices and aromatics for which Sri Lanka has been well-known for hundreds of years.

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Kandy

Kandy is an enthralling metropolis, the Hill Capital and final stronghold of the Sinhala Kings retains an aura of grandeur, which era has not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its middle, it’s the website of the famend “Temple of the Tooth”. Kandy and its satellite tv for pc villages is the middle of the island’s handicraft business and its conventional dances are probably the most spectacular within the nation. Since historic occasions, the relic has performed an essential position in native politics as a result of it’s believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the nation. Kandy was the final capital of the Sinhalese kings and is a UNESCO world heritage website partly because of the temple.

In a single day lodging in a Superior room at Amaya Hills, Kandy.

DAY 5– KANDY / PINNAWALA / KANDY

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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

After breakfast depart for the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. (approx. Switch time: 1 TO 1 1/2 HRS)
Pinnawela is the house for younger Elephants who’ve been displaced or misplaced from their pure habitat. That is the one such sanctuary on the planet; you’ll watch the beasts gamboling within the water and being fed their quota of milk from handheld bottles. The close by river performed a dominant position on this regard, and in 1984, the primary child of Pinnawela was born. The success story of Pinnawala has drawn the eye of scientists from everywhere in the world.

On completion Return to Kandy for a sight seeing tour. Right here you’ll go to the Kandy Market, Kandy higher lake drive, Gem museum, Arts & Crafts Centre and so forth. Later that afternoon, discover the town of Kandy and go to the Temple of the Tooth Relic which is situated within the royal palace complicated which homes the Relic of the tooth of Buddha. The complete complicated is a part of one other UNESCO world heritage website. On completion of the temple go to witness a cultural dance present.

 

In a single day lodging in a Superior room at Amaya Hills, Kandy.

DAY 6 – KANDY – NUWARA ELIYA (approx. Switch time: 2 TO three HRS)

After breakfast , take a look at of the lodge and proceed to Peradeniya to go to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens (approx. Switch time: 15 MNTS).

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Nuwara Eliya

This was initially the King’s personal royal pleasure backyard that was later transformed right into a botanic backyard and opened to the general public. On the Royal Botanical Gardens at ‘Peradeniya’ you might deal with your eyes to a tremendous, broad and uncommon assortment of tropical and temperate, unique and indigenous flora, and an orchid home with the most important assortment in Asia.

After this go to, personal switch to Nuwara Eliya. (approx. Switch time: 1 half TO 2 HRS).

En-route go to a excessive grown tea plantation / manufacturing unit. After lunch round 1600 Hrs begin a sightseeing tour of Nuwara-Eliya Night at leisure.

Nuwara Eliya is about within the coronary heart of tea-country is an exquisite city the place the British succeeded in creating a reproduction of the English countryside, with houses in types from Georgian to Queen Anne. Properly-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a well-known golf course and delightful parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Located 6,200 ft above sea degree, the air is cool and recent – a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the town life. Pony and Horse driving is on the market on the turf membership of Nuwara Eliya to facilitate you with some sports activities and journey. Go to a tea plantation located within the misty mountains of the Sri Lankan Hills, to expertise the last word really feel of a tea plantation and its course of.

In a single day lodging in a Deluxe room at Blackpool Lodge, Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 7 – NUWARA ELIYA – YALA (approx. Switch time: three.5 HRS)

After early breakfast, depart Yala by way of the well-known Ella Falls.

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Yala Nationwide Park

On arrival, examine in to the lodge. Later that afternoon, take pleasure in a Jeep Safari within the Yala Nationwide Park. 

In the course of the grand period of the British dominion, Ceylon was one of many world’s most wanted places for really unique expeditions. The 1800’s witnessed the arrival of British adventurers comparable to Samuel L. Baker, and with them, searching and exploration safaris replete with a small military of butlers, cooks, and trackers. These explorers didn’t journey in a tough, rustic method, however loved well-furnished, spacious tents absolutely stocked with the best food and drinks. On the superb peak of the empire, an entire bar, professional cooks, native guides and one of the best tenting paraphernalia weren’t out of the peculiar, however anticipated. These bespoke safaris expertly anticipated each potential want or need of British explorers in wild Ceylon.

For hundreds of years, this unimaginable vacation spot has been revered as an unparalleled testomony to the great thing about the wilderness, nature in its purest and rawest type. In all probability one of the best place on the planet to identify leopards, sloth bears, elephants, and an entire host of birdlife, Yala guarantees unforgettable discoveries and thrilling adventures. Upon Completion, return to your lodge and spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

In a single day lodging in a Superior room on B&B foundation at Jetwing Yala Lodge, Yala Nationwide Park.

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Beruwala Seashore

DAY eight – YALA – BERUWALA.

After breakfast, take a look at of the lodge and proceed to Beruwala in your Seashore keep. On arrival, verify in to the lodge and spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

In a single day lodging in a Superior room on B&B foundation at Cinnamon Bey Resort, Beruwala. 

DAY 09 – 10 – BERUWALA.

Breakfast on the lodge. Spend the times at leisure within the lodge, having fun with the lodge facilities or the beautiful Beruwala Seashore.

In a single day lodging in a Superior room on B&B foundation at Cinnamon Bey Resort, Beruwala. 

DAY 11- BERUWALA/ AIRPORT.

After breakfast switch to the airport in time to verify in in your departure flight again house with nice reminiscences of the pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka!

Further info

Costs are from, topic to availability and based mostly on 2 individuals travelling collectively.

The great thing about tailor-made is that we will add or scale back the ultimate variety of nights, choose a unique room sort or lodge, and even add one other cease over to make your dream vacation come true.

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