A classic tour of Sri Lanka to discover all the country's best attractions, always escorted by professional local guides.

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A classic tour of Sri Lanka to discover all the country's best attractions, always escorted by professional local guides.

The highlights of the trip include: 

  • Colombo, the hectic capital city of the nation
  • Negombo, a popular seaside destination with beautiful beaches
  • Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa ancient sites
  • Dambulla cave temples
  • World-famous Sigiriya fortress
  • Kandy and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth
  • Nuwara Eliya and its relaxing green landscapes. 

Trip summary

  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Departure Colombo
  • End Colombo
  • Countries
    • Sri Lanka
  • City
    • Negombo
    • Dambulla
    • Kandy
    • Nuwara Eliya
    • Colombo
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips
  • Accommodation Standard, Superior, Deluxe
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our highest standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Colombo / Negombo (Approx. 00 hr & 45 min)
    Day 1 Transfer by car

    Welcome to Sri Lanka! Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo. Sri Lanka offers visa on arrival: you need to have a valid passport, two passport -size photos with a light background and electronic travel authorization from Department of Immigration & Emigration (DI&E) of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

    After completing immigration and custom formalities, you will exit the airport and meet with your tour representative at the arrival area. After the greetings, assisted transfer to the hotel in Negombo. On arrival, check in for your stay.

    Spend your day relaxing on the sun kissed beaches. 

    Services included: Accommodation, transportation. 

    Visited places:
    • Colombo
    • Negombo
  • 2
    Negombo / Anuradhapura / Dambulla (Approx. 05 hrs & 30 min)
    Day 2 Transfer by car

    In the morning excursion to Anuradhapura, the first Sinhalese capital, from the 4th century BC to the 10th century. In the afternoon visit the beautiful temples carved into the caves at Dambulla. At the end of the visit, with a short "craft" catamaran ride on Lake Kandalama you will reach a point where one or two elephants (belonging to a private "elephant compound", exclusively open only for our customers)  bath together with their "mahouts": it will be possible to participate in the exciting bathing experience, playing with the elephants in the water and rewarding them in the end with delicious fruit!

    You will then return to the main road with another typical and original means of transport, the tractor.

    Inclusions:  Accommodation, Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.

    Visited places:
    • Negombo
    • Dambulla
  • 3
    Dambulla / Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Dambulla (Approx. 01 hr& 30 min)
    Day 3 Transfer by car

    In the morning departure for Sigiriya: visit of the imposing fortress, declared World Heritage by UNESCO, built on the rock in the 5th century and about 370 meters high. 

    In the afternoon, visit of Polonnaruwa (also declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO), the second ancient capital of the Sinhalese kingdom between the 11th and 13th centuries AD, whose temples and sculptures are among the best preserved in the country.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.

    Visited places:
    • Dambulla
  • 4
    Dambulla / Matale / Kandy (Approx. 02 hrs& 30 min)
    Day 4 Transfer by car
    In the morning visit the beautiful temples carved into the caves at Dambulla (the temples are located on the top of a hill with 400 steps; the climb takes about 40'). Then proceed to Kandy: stop along the way and at a spice plantation at Matale.
     
    Included: Accommodation, Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.
    Visited places:
    • Dambulla
    • Kandy
  • 5
    Kandy / Nuwara Eliya (Approx. 02 hrs& 30 min)
    Day 5 Transfer by car

    Early morning (at 7am) yoga class with a local teacher (lasting one hour). After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya, a picturesque mountain station already known at the time of the British colony (1889 meters above sea level): along the way, stop and visit a tea factory and some fascinating natural glimpses.

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.

    Visited places:
    • Kandy
    • Nuwara Eliya
  • 6
    Nuwara Eliya / Colombo (Approx. 05 hrs& 30 min)
    Day 6 Transfer by car

    In the morning departure for Colombo. Transfer to the hotel.

    Included: Accommodation, Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.

    Visited places:
    • Nuwara Eliya
    • Colombo
  • 7
    Colombo / Colombo Airport (Approx. 00 hr & 45 min)
    Day 7 Transfer by car

    After breakfast, departure transfer to the airport.

    Included: Breakfast, Transportation.

    Visited places:
    • Colombo
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Accommodation in shared Single/ Double or Twin/ Triple room with private bathroom.
    • Meals are as stated in the programme B = Breakfast     |     D = Dinner.  
    • Transfers and tours with local Italian/ English - speaking chauffeur guide in private air-conditioned Vehicle.
    • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme.
    • 500ml x 2 Water Bottle per day per person.
    • Airport Assistance.
    Price does not include
    • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
    • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme.
    • International flights
    • Optional activities
    • Everything not mentioned in "the price includes" section.

    Children below 05 years – Free of Charge.5 - 12 years sharing parent’s room (Maximum 1 child) Extra Child 50% on adult rate.