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SRI LANKAN DELIGHTS


Visit: Dambulla, Tricomalle, Yala & Colombo

From USD 605 * | from £ 441.65*

per person sharing

Please Note: Compulsory Peak Period Supplement during
20.12.2019 - 10.01.2020: USD 25 PER PERSON 
11.01.2020 - 28.02.2020:  USD 20 PER PERSON

Day 01: Arrive Colombo – Dambulla (Approx. 5 hrs)
On arrival you will be met at the Airport. Later proceed to Dambulla and enroute visit Pinnawla Elephant Orphanage. It was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1230 hrs and 1400-1600 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by. Later in the evening proceed to visit the Dambulla Cave Temples, largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. Depictions on the walls of the caves include the temptation by the demon Mara and Buddha's first sermon.
Overnight stay in Dambulla. (D)

Day 02: Dumbulla - Polonnaruwa – Trincomalee (Approx. 3 hrs)
After breakfast proceed to visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress, an amazing geological formation that encompasses an important archaeological site. It is declared as a UNESCO world heritage site and is part of the seven world heritage sites of Sri Lanka.  Sigiriya is located in the middle of the tourism cultural triangle formed by connecting the world heritage sites of Anuradhapura, Kandy and Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka. Later proceed to Polonnaruwa, the 2nd most ancient kingdom of Sri Lanka and the mix of Buddhist and Hindu structures.  Later continue to Trincomalee.
Overnight stay in Trincomalee. (B & D)
*PS :Please note for Sigiriya Rock Fotress guest will have to climb approx 1200 steps to the top of the rock so
        please inform the guest in advance.

Day 03: Trincomalee 
After breakfast proceed to Pigeon Island Tour. Pigeon Island National Park consists of two small islands and the island gets its name from Blue Rock Pigeon, a native endangered bird that lives within the rocks in these islands. The Pigeon Island National Park has one of the best remaining coral reefs with high live coral cover in the country and is an ideal location for scuba diving and snorkeling. Later in the evening proceed for Trincomalee and see the Fort Fredrick, which remains formidable to this day. Walk or drive into the fort and visit the famous Koneswaram Temple, built atop ‘Swamy Rock’, a rocky promontory cape overlooking Trincomalee.  Later visit the World War 2 cemetery, where the individual graves are arranged in rows and marked by rectangular headstones with the inscription of the name, national or regimental badge, rank, division and date deceased.
Overnight stay in Trincomalee. (B & D)

Day 04: Trincomalee – Yala (Approx 8 hrs.) 
After brekafast proceed to Yala, on arrival check in and rest of the evening  is free at leisure. 
Overnight stay in Yala. (B & D)

Day 05: Yala 
After breakfast proceed to Jeep Safari at Yala National Park - among the oldest and best known of Sri Lanka 's National Parks and it is the largest agglomeration of protected areas in the country. Later the evening is free at leisure.
Overnight stay in Yala. (B & D)

Day 06: Yala – Colombo (Approx 5 hrs.)
After breakfast proceed to Colombo, on arrival proceed for city tour and see Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, National Museum, Twin World Trade Center towers, Old Parliament Building, Fort district, Independence Hall at Independence Square, and prominent Buddhist, Hindu, Islam and Christian places of worship.
Overnight stay in Colombo. (B & D)


Day 07: Depart Colombo – Airport ( Approx 45 mins Drive)
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home or to your next destination. (B)

B - Breakfast  | D- Dinner | L- Lunch 

**End of trip** 

 

 

 

Includes:


•    01 Nights’ accommodation in Dambulla
•    02 Nights’ accommodation in Trincomalle
•    02 Nights’ accommodation in Yalla
•    01 Nights’ accommodation in Colombo
•    Daily Breakfast except on day 1
•    Dinners for 06 days as per itinerary
•    Entrance ticket to Pinnawla Elephant Orphanage
•    Entrance ticket to Dambulla Cave Temple
•    Yala National Park tour  with Jeep Safari
•    Entrance ticket to Sigiriya Rock Fortress
•    Excursion to Polonnaruwa with the entrance tickets if any
•    Excursion to Pigeon Island  from Trincomalle with the entrance ticket if any
•    Colombo city tour 
•    All transfers and sightseeings as per the itinerary on private basis 
 


Excludes:

•    International air ticket, Domestic Ticket if any, Airport taxes, Visa
•    Over-seas Mediclaim Insurance.
•    Entrance to sightseeing except specified in the inclusions.
•    Meals other than those specified (if any).
•    Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature. 
•    Cost of foreign exchange for personal use. 
•    Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘TOUR PRICE INCLUDES’ head.
•    Applicable Taxes to be paid as per Government rules and regulations

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