Explore Sri Lanka and Maldives

Highlights of Your Journey

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Day 1

Colombo

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our Travel Lanka Connection representative.

Thereafter proceed to Colombo and check-into the hotel

Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend leisure.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel – Colombo.

  • Hotel:

    Mandarina Colombo

  • Basis:

    Half Board

Day 2

Galle

After Breakfast does the city tour in Colombo and reaches to Galle en-route visit the Galle Fort.

Colombo

Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its architecture, mixing colonial buildings with high-rises and shopping malls. The imposing Colombo National Museum, dedicated to Sri Lankan history, borders sprawling Viharamahadevi Park and its giant Buddha.

Galle Fort

Galle is a city on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. It’s known for Galle Fort, the fortified old city founded by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century. Stone sea walls, expanded by the Dutch, encircle car-free streets with architecture reflecting Portuguese, Dutch and British rule. Notable buildings include the 18th-century Dutch Reformed Church. Galle Lighthouse stands on the fort’s southeast tip.

Check-into the hotel and spend the day leisure.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel – Galle.

  • Hotel:

    Fairway Sunset

  • Basis:

    Half Board

Day 3

Yala

After breakfast proceeds to Yala and check-in to the hotel in Yala.

The evening gets the experience of wildlife in Yala National park.

Yala National Park

Yala National Park is a huge area of forest, grassland and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean, in southeast Sri Lanka. It’s home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. Inland, Sithulpawwa is an ancient Buddhist monastery. Nearby caves contain centuries-old rock paintings. Southwest, Magul Maha Viharaya also has ancient Buddhist ruins. Both are pilgrimage sites.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel – Yala.

  • Hotel:

    Chandrika Hotel

  • Basis:

    Half Board

Day 4

Ella

After breakfast drives to Ella and enjoys the beauty of the nature in Ella.

Evening do the city tour in Ella.

Ella

Ella is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. It is approximately 200 kilometres east of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 1,041 metres above sea level. The area has a rich bio-diversity, dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna.

Overnight stay at the hotel – Ella.

  • Hotel:

    BBQ

  • Basis:

    Breakfast Only

Day 5

Ella

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning leisure at the hotel.

Evening visit the Nine Arches Bridge

Nine Arches Bridge

The Nine Arch Bridge also called the Bridge in the Sky, is a bridge in Sri Lanka. It is one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction in the country. The construction of the bridge is generally attributed to a local Ceylonese builder, P. K. Appuhami, in consultation with British engineers.

Overnight stay at the hotel – Ella

  • Hotel:

    BBQ

  • Basis:

    Breakfast Only

Day 6

Kandy

After Breakfast proceeds to Ella station and gets the train to Nanu Oya.

Get down from the Nanu Oya station with beautiful sceneries and reach to Kandy by vehicle again

Check-in to the hotel and evening visit the Kandy temple.

Kandy Temple

Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Later in the evening conduct a sightseeing tour of Kandy, where you will be able to visit the gem museum, wood carving, batik factory, and local market.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel – Kandy.

  • Hotel:

    Thilanka Hotel

  • Basis:

    Half Board

Day 7

Kandy

After breakfast proceeds to Peradeniya and visit the Royal Botanical garden and back to the hotel.

Royal Botanical garden

Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River. It is renowned for its collection of orchids,

Evening visits the local market in Kandy and is a witness for cultural dance.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel – Kandy.

  • Hotel:

    Thilanka Hotel

  • Basis:

    Half Board

Day 8

Dambulla

After breakfast proceeds to Dambulla, en-route visit the Dambulla cave temple and check-in to the hotel.

Dambulla

Located in the north-central province this UNESCO World Heritage Site which dates back to the 01st century BC, is an amazing complex of 05 caves, first used as a refuge by an ancient king who on regaining his throne, commissioned magnificent carved images within the living rock, Later kings made further improvements and the caves contain over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is a colossal figure spanning 15 meters. Cave inscriptions from the 2nd Century BC are found and on the walls are many paintings most of which belong to the Kandy period (early 19th century). This temple is a perfect location to view the evolution of ancient Sri Lankan art and is an important historical site due to the amalgamation of the material from many eras.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel – Dambulla.

  • Hotel:

    Thilanka Resort and Spa

  • Basis:

    Half Board

Day 9

Dambulla

After breakfast makes a visit of Rock Fortress in Sigiriya.

Sigiriya This UNESCO World Heritage Site, a spectacular Rock Fortress, is one of Sri Lanka’s major attractions. The most impressive facets of the unique complex are the Water Gardens, the Frescoes of beautiful maidens, the Mirror Wall with ancient graffiti, the Lion platform and the Summit of 1.6 hectares, which was completely covered by buildings during the period of Sigiriya’s glory. Built by King Kashyapa (477-495 A.D), the “Lion Rock” is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200m from the scrub jungle.

The afternoon gets the experience of a local village in Sigiriya.

Join this 2-hour tour for a lifetime opportunity to emerge in the nature and culture of real Sri Lanka Village. Your Guide cum driver will pick up from centrally located Sigiriya hotel & drive by a Safari jeep to Ehelegala village, a beautiful rural area in Sigiriya city. Tour starts with a Bullock cart ride near to the village pond & at there you will experience a Canoe boat ride to the next side of the rural village. After a short walk within the paddy fields & vegetable cultivation, you can reach the village house. At village house you can experience how villagers are cooking, farming & some of their daily life activities. At the village house, you can relax & taste a delicious Sri Lankan Lunch or Snack. After finish tour, you will be taken back to the tour starting point by a Tuk-tuk.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel – Dambulla.

  • Hotel:

    Thilanka Resort and Spa

  • Basis:

    Half Board

Day 10

Maldives

After breakfast proceeds to Airport for departure.

You need to be at the airport before 03 hours of the departure flight.

Dinner & overnight stay at Vakarufalhi – Maldives.

  • Hotel:

    Vakarufalhi

  • Basis:

    All Inclusive

Day 11

Maldives

Dinner & overnight stay at Vakarufalhi – Maldives.

  • Hotel:

    Vakarufalhi

  • Basis:

    All Inclusive

Day 12

Maldives

Dinner & overnight stay at Vakarufalhi – Maldives.

  • Hotel:

    Vakarufalhi

  • Basis:

    All Inclusive

Day 13

Departure

You need to be at the airport before 03 hrs of the departure flight.

  • Hotel:

    Hotel

  • Basis:

    Breakfast Only

Tour Details

Package: Explore Sri Lanka and Maldives

Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days

Discount: 10%

Locations: Colombo - Galle - Yala - Kandy - Dambulla - Maldives

Max no. of people: 10

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Tour Summary

Day Transfer/ Location Hotel Basis
Arrive at Colombo On plane
Day 1 Colombo Mandarina Colombo HB
Day 2 Galle Fairway Sunset HB
Day 3 Yala Chandrika Hotel HB
Day 4 Ella BBQ BB
Day 5 Ella BBQ BB
Day 6 Kandy Thilanka Hotel HB
Day 7 Kandy Thilanka Hotel HB
Day 8 Dambulla Thilanka Resort and Spa HB
Day 9 Dambulla Thilanka Resort and Spa HB
Day 10 Maldives Vakarufalhi AI
Day 11 Maldives Vakarufalhi AI
Day 12 Maldives Vakarufalhi AI
Day 13 Departure

Includes

  • Accommodation on Half Board Basis
  • English speaking chauffeur guide
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Air-conditioned car
  • Accommodation on AI Basis (Room - Beach Villa)
  • Transfer by domestic flight plus speed boat.
  • Taxes

Excludes

  • Tip and Portage
  • Lunches
  • Service not mentioned above
  • Tickets and Visa Fees

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