Romantic Escape, Private Tour

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5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 10-99 yrs
  • max group size 50
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-33794
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in Spanish, Dutch, French, Italian, German, English
  • Starts Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Ends Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • +10
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Negombo: a famous fishing village that is proud of its colonial Dutch fort and other Dutch period architecture.
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress: a World Heritage Site, rising grandly amidst scrub jungle, the site features moats, ramparts, extensive water gardens decorating the expanses of its grounds.
  • Minneriya National Park: spanning over 8,800 hectares, the is located alongside the vast, renovated Minneriya Rainwater Reservoir.
  • Kandy: a World Heritage Site, a charming destination in Sri Lanka which offers visitors a vibrant culture, a rich heritage and a unique sense of tradition to experience.
  • Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya: the grounds which sprawl over 147 acres and features well-tended plants, colourful blooms and a variety of spice trees.
  • Nuwara Eliya: has earned a reputation for itself a blissful getaway in the hill country for tourists and locals alike for its cool refreshing climes and scenic vistas.
  • The Kelani River: the broadest river in Sri Lanka, flowing through Kitulgala was the main location where the Oscar-winning movie “Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed.
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The "Romantic Escape, Private Tour" starts from and ends in Colombo. It is an art and architecture tour that takes 11 days taking you through Bentota, Nuwara Eliya, Dambulla and 9 other destinations in Sri Lanka. "Romantic Escape, Private Tour" is a guided private that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Set off on a romantic tour to visit breathtakingly lush tea estates, vibrant culture, and a unique and ancient heritage that will mesmerize you. Explore and marvel by the awe-inspiring beauty of the region, which has its own unique old-world charm.
  • Day 1: Arrival Negombo
  • Day 2: Negombo – Ridigama – Dambulla – Habarana (170km – 4hrs)
  • Day 3: Habarana – Sigiriya – Minneriya – Habarana (100km – 2hrs)
  • Day 4: Habarana – Trincomalee (100km – 2hrs)
  • Day 5: Trincomalee
  • Day 6: Trincomalee – Kandy (180km – 3hrs)
  • Day 7: Kandy – Peradeniya – Nuwara Eliya (80km – 2.5hrs)
  • Day 8: Nuwaraeliya – Kitulgala – Bentota (215km – 5hrs)
  • Day 9: Bentota
  • Day 10: Bentota – Colombo (80km – 1.5hrs)
  • Day 11: Departure Colombo
  • 10 night's accommodation
  • Superior Hotel Category = Jetwing Sea Hotel or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Habarana Village by Cinnamon or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Trinco Blu or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Earls Regent or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Jetwings St Andrews or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Avani Bentota or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Ozo Colombo or similar 4*
  • 10 Breakfasts
  • 10 Dinners
  • Arrival and departure private transfer from/to Bandaranaike International Airport
  • Private transportation in an air-conditioning vehicle throughout the tour
  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: Silver Temple, Dambulla, Sigiriya Rock, Minneriya Safari, Sacred Tooth Relic Temple, Cultural Show, Botanical Garden, White-water rafting, Mask Factory Ambalangoda, Gangaramaya Temple
  • Meet & Greet
  • Government taxes
  • Visa fees
  • Domestic flights
  • International flights
  • Lunches, available upon an additional cost (full-board extra)
  • Drinks during meals (unless specified otherwise)
  • Visits to wildlife parks will be at client's own risk. Safari vehicles (none air-conditioned) available are very basic with basic insurance cover (not comprehensive as in the case of vehicles used for tours)
  • The guide is not available for the departure day
  • Optional tours (if any)
  • Any visit not mentioned in the program
  • Porterage and gratuities
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Andrea Krizkova Krizkova
  • From Czech Republic
  • On Feb 11 2024
5 - Excellent
Holiday in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is an amazing country, we´ve visited it three times and it always broadens our horizons.
  • Aliciabeaballester
  • On Aug 08 2022
5 - Excellent
I decided to discover Sri Lanka with Aitken Spence Travel, the leading tour operator on the island, for its commitment to sustainability and the environment and I am very satisfied. They designed a 10-day trip according to my... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Romantic Escape, Private Tour tour. You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 46 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 06 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 06 July 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 46 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Romantic Escape, Private Tour tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Romantic Escape, Private Tour 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Know Before You Go

Please note alcohol will not be served in public areas in hotels and restaurants during religious holidays The unforeseen escalation in fuel prices, new taxes/levies on hotels and transportation services or any hikes in entrance fees. Any large tax hikes and new levies shall be payable extra and shall be billed accordingly with reasonable prior notice We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons Early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms in the hotel are subject to availability and not guaranteed. The official check-in time at all hotels will be 12:00 pm-02:00 pm (depend on the hotel). The official check-out time at all hotels will be 11:00 am No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed  

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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