This tour will make you discover some of the best attractions in Sri Lanka, with the unique opportunity of spending some time on beautiful tropical beaches. 

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This tour will make you discover some of the best attractions in Sri Lanka, with the unique opportunity of spending some time on beautiful tropical beaches. 

The highlights of the trip include:

  • Kandy, the city of the Sacred Temple of the Tooth
  • Dambulla and its surprising cave temples
  • Pasikuda and its beautiful beaches
  • Colombo, the hectic capital city.

Trip summary

  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Departure Colombo
  • End Colombo
  • Countries
    • Sri Lanka
  • City
    • Kandy
    • Habarana
    • Passikudah
    • 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 / Kandy (Approx. 04 hrs & 30 min)
    Day 1 Transfer by car

    Arrival in Colombo in the morning: transfer to the hotel in Kandy (about 4 hours and a half) and accommodation in the reserved rooms. Afternoon free for relaxation, diving in the pool or a relaxing massage in the hotel SPA (optional, to be paid then possibly on site).

    Inclusions: Accommodation, Transportation .

    Visited places:
    • Colombo
    • Kandy
  • 2
    Kandy / Pilimatalawa / Kandy (Approx. 01 hr & 30 min)
    Day 2 Transfer by car

    In the morning dedicated to visiting the beautiful tea plantations around Kandy, in Pilimatalawa; 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.

    Highlights: Tea Plantations, The Temple of the Sacred Tooth (Dalada Maligawa), The Lake, The Market Square.

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

    In the morning visit the beautiful Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, then depart for Dambulla. Along the way there will be a stop at a spice plantation at Matale. Visit the beautiful temples carved into the caves at Dambulla (they are located on the top of a hill with 400 steps; the climb takes about 40'). 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 Mistral customers) go to do the 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!

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

    Highlights: Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Spice Plantation, Dambulla Cave Temple, Elephant Compound.

    Visited places:
    • Kandy
    • Habarana
  • 4
    Habarana / Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Pasikuda (Approx. 02 hrs & 30 min)
    Day 4 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. (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 11th and 13th centuries AD, whose temples and sculptures are among the best preserved in the country. After the visit, continuation to Pasikuda and hotel accommodation.

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

    Highlights: Sigiriya, Spice Plantation, Polonnaruwa.

    Visited places:
    • Habarana
    • Passikudah
  • 5
    Pasikuda
    Day 5 Transfer by car

    Rest of the day at leisure, time for relaxation and water activities.

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

    Visited places:
    • Passikudah
  • 6
    Pasikuda
    Day 6 Transfer by car

    Rest of the day at leisure, time for relaxation and water activities.

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

    Visited places:
    • Passikudah
  • 7
    Pasikuda
    Day 7 Transfer by car

    Rest of the day at leisure, time for relaxation and water activities.

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

    Visited places:
    • Passikudah
  • 8
    Pasikuda / Colombo Airport
    Day 8 Transfer by car

    In the morning return to Colombo (about 6 hours) and panoramic tour of the capital (residential and commercial areas, Pettah bazaar, Government Palace...). 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 home.

    Inclusions: Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation .

    Highlights: Colombo, Dutch Hospital, Colombo Commercial Areas, Pettah Bazaar.

    Visited places:
    • Passikudah
    • 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 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 program.
    • 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.