Discover Sri Lanka

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Ends Negombo, Sri Lanka
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip brochure
  • Explore ruins and archaeological sites with local experts.
  • Take in a lecture on elephant conservation.
  • Search out leopards at Wilpattu National Park.
  • Enjoy a taste of tea at its source.
Starting in Colombo and ending in Negombo, the Discover Sri Lanka tour is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 12 days. You will travel through Udawalawe National Park, Anuradhapura, Dambulla and 6 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Discover Sri Lanka is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Sri Lanka was known by early Arab traders as “Serendib,” a name which gave rise to the English word “serendipity.” Set out on an adventure through this serendipitous Indian Ocean isle, exploring stunning palaces, ancient cities, and intricately decorated Buddhist temples. Take a stroll through fragrant spice gardens and lush tea plantations, tasting world-renowned Ceylon tea right at the source, and look out for elephants and leopards on safari in two celebrated national parks.
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Colombo
  • Day 2: Colombo/Wilpattu National Park
  • Day 3: Wilpattu National Park/Anuradhapura
  • Day 4: ANURADHAPURA/HABARANA/DAMBULLA
  • Day 5: Dambulla
  • Day 6: Dambulla/Kandy
  • Day 7: Kandy
  • Day 8: Kandy/Nuwara Eliya
  • Day 9: NUWARA ELIYA/HORTON PLAINS NATIONAL PARK/UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK
  • Day 10: UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK
  • Day 11: Udawalawe/Negombo
  • Day 12: Negombo
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel/lodges (9 nts), tented camp (2 nts).
Meals
  • 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
    Note: Allow USD275-360 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, boat, 4x4, walking
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Wilpattu Safari and Conservation Talk, Wilpattu National Park
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Agricultural Village Experience, Habarana
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: High Tea and Handicrafts, Kandy
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Elephant Rehabilitation Centre, Udawalawe
  • Your G for Good Moment: Sthree Craft Shop and Café, Kandy
  • Your Hands-On Moment: Visit a Coconut Plantation, Colombo
  • Your Foodie Moment: Sri Lankan Cooking Demonstration, Udawalawe
  • Arrival transfer
  • Tour of Anuradhapura ruins
  • Tour the Sigiriya rock fortress
  • Dambulla cave temple visit
  • Visit a Matale spice garden
  • Tour the Temple of the Tooth
  • Cultural show
  • Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Tour Nuwara Eliya area and a Ceylon tea plantation
  • Hike in Horton Plains National Park
  • Safari drive in Udawalawe National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Colombo and from Negombo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Discover Sri Lanka tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Discover Sri Lanka tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

Discover Sri Lanka 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.

Visa

For this Discover Sri Lanka 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.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : National Geographic JourneysGreater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
  • 2. Service Level : UpgradedQuality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - AverageSome tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
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