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Colombo, Caves & Kandy - 8 Days

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  • Sigiriya - climb the 5th century fortress ruins
  • Polonnaruwa - explore the ancient capital city of Ceylon
  • Dambulla - marvel at the cave temples and their art
  • Colombo - tour the Fort area, Galle Face Green and Gangaramaya Temple
The Colombo, Caves & Kandy - 8 days tour starts and ends in Colombo. The Colombo, Caves & Kandy - 8 days is a Wildlife Safaris And Game Drives tour that takes 8 days taking you through Colombo, Sri Lanka and other destinations in Sri Lanka.

Explore the impressive caves of the Dambulla Rock Temple, climb to the ancient rock fortress of Sigiriya and more on this 8 day tour of Sri Lanka.
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Saturday. Welcome to Sri Lanka! Airport arrival transfer and remainder of the day at leisure.
Colombo - Dambulla - Polonnaruwa - Dambulla. This morning we stop a local Sunday market before arriving at one of Sri Lanka’s most impressive cave temples, the Dambulla Rock Temple. We then continue to Polonnaruwa for some sightseeing.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Dambulla - Sigiriya - Kandy. This morning we head to Sigiriya, followed by a bullock cart ride and short canoe trip to the village of Kayanwala, where we try our hand at preparing a local meal. En route to Kandy we stop off a spice garden in Matale and on arrival.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch
This morning we take a sightseeing tour of Kandy, including the Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Lake, a gem museum, local bazaar and we then take Tuk Tuk ride up into the surrounding hills. This afternoon we stop at a working tea factory.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Kandy - Nuwara Eliya. This morning offers free time before transferring to the railway station for a scenic train trip. Passing tea plantations, waterfalls, suspension bridges and tea pickers on our journey up to Nuwara Eliya. This afternoon we take a beautiful drive through Nuwara Eliya.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Nuwara Eliya - Udawalawe National Park. Today we head south to Embilipitiya, this afternoon we enjoy a game drive through Udawalawe National Park - one of the best places to spot the famous Sri Lankan Elephant.
Meals
  • Breakfast
OverNight
  • Udawalawe National Park
Udawalawe National Park - Colombo. This morning we visit the Gem Mine and Museum at Ratnapura. Arriving to Colombo, we commence a city tour seeing the Fort area in the north, the Gangarama Temple and take a stroll along Galle Face Green.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Saturday. Today offers free time for you to independently explore the city, before included departure transfer to the airport.
Meals
  • Breakfast
what’s included
Accommodation
  • 7 nights 4 - 5 star and heritage properties
Meals
  • 7 breakfasts and 1 lunch
Transport
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers on day 1 and day 8
  • All relevant transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles
Guide
  • Escorted by an English-speaking national guide for groups of 6 or more (professional chauffeur guide for groups of 5 or fewer)
Others
  • Touring of Dambulla, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Nuwara Eliya, Udawalawe and Colombo
  • Jeep safari/game drive in Udawalawe National park
  • Scenic train trip from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, canoe ride and tuk tuk trips
what’s excluded
  • Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow $3 - 6 USD per day per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • International flights and visas
  • Entrance Fees: USD$120-$140pp, paid in local currency
Tour details
Duration 8 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 24 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Colombo, Sri Lanka/ Colombo, Sri Lanka
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A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 15 August 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Colombo, Caves & Kandy - 8 days tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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For this Colombo, Caves & Kandy - 8 days tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CancellationNo additional cancellation fees apply for this Colombo, Caves & Kandy - 8 days tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.
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