This short tailormade tour will make you explore the top attractions of Sri Lanka in a few memorable days.

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This short tailormade tour will make you explore the top attractions of Sri Lanka in a few memorable days.

The highlights of the trip include:

  • Colombo, the hectic capital city of Sri Lanka
  • Habarana, home to national parks and Anuradhapura archaeological site
  • Polonnaruwa archaeological ruins
  • World-famous Sigiriya rock
  • Dambulla cave temples
  • The wonderful city of Kandy with the iconic Temple of the Tooth. 

 

 

Manish
Trip offered by Manish Spoken languages: Italian, English Travel expert in Sri Lanka

Trip summary

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

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Colombo / Habarana (Approx. 05 hrs & 30 min)
    Day 1 Transfer by car

    Arrival in Colombo in the morning: transfer to the hotel in Habarana (about 4 hours and a half) and accommodation in the reserved rooms. In the afternoon, compatibly with the time of arrival, possibility to participate in a jeep safari in Minneriya Park (or Kaudulla or Eco Park, depending on the period).

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Transportation.

    Visited places:
    • Colombo
    • Habarana
  • 2
    Habarana / Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Habarana (Approx. 01 hrs & 30 min)
    Day 2 Transfer by car

    Morning dedicated to visiting the imposing fortress of Sigiriya (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO), built on the rock in the fifth century. And about 370 meters high (the climb will take a couple of hours or so, because there are more than a thousand steps!).

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

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

    Visited places:
    • Habarana
  • 3
    Habarana / Matale / Kandy (Approx. 02 hrs & 30 min)
    Day 3 Transfer by car

    In the morning 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" located nearby, open exclusively for our customers) go to bathe together with their "mahouts": following the instructions of the mahouts it will be possible to participate in first person to the exciting experience of the bath, playing with the elephants in the water and rewarding them in the end with delicious fruit!

    You will then return to the main road using another typical and original means of transport, the tractor, and from there you will continue by car to Kandy; on the road, visit the beautiful temples carved into the caves at Dambulla (the temples are on the top of a hill, the climb requires 30 ' around) and a spice plantation at Matale.

    In the afternoon, visit the most sacred city of Sri Lanka, as well as the third capital of the Sinhalese kingdom: the Temple of the Sacred Tooth (Dalada Maligawa), the lake, the market square.

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

    Visited places:
    • Habarana
    • Kandy
  • 4
    Kandy / Colombo (Approx. 04 hrs & 30 min)
    Day 4 Transfer by car

    In the morning, return to Colombo. Upon arrival in Colombo, panoramic tour of the capital and time for some shopping in the charming complex of the recently renovated Dutch Hospital. Then transfer to the hotel near the airport and dinner. No overnight stay. After dinner, transfer to the airport and board the night flight back to the home land.

    Inclusions: Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation.

    Visited places:
    • Kandy
    • 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 program.
    • 500ml x 2 water bottles 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 program.
    • Optional activities.
    • International flights.
    • Everything not mentioned in "the price includes" section.

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