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Sri Lanka Experience 12 Day

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  • Explore the fascinating Golden Temple Caves, visit a local Sri Lankan village and learn first hand about local life before climbing Pidurangala Rock for an amazing sunset over the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
  • Stroll through rolling green Tea Plantations, pick Tea with the locals, experience thundering waterfalls, Little Adam’s Peak and the famous Nine Arches Bridge.
  • Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most amazing wildlife on a once in a lifetime Safari experience. Spot herds of wild free roaming Elephants, Crocodiles, Water Buffalo and all kinds of beautiful birdlife!
  • Relax on the beautiful white sandy beaches of southern Sri Lanka and Learn to Surf.
The Sri Lanka Experience 12 Day tour starts in Negombo and ends in Colombo. The Sri Lanka Experience 12 Day is a Wildlife Safaris And Game Drives tour that takes 12 days taking you from Negombo to Colombo and through other destinations in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Experience is the absolute best of Sri Lanka in 12 days. You’ll discover fascinating local culture, ancient cave temples, stunning sunsets, the famous Sigiriya rock fortress, spice gardens, tea plantations, epic waterfalls, travel the world’s most scenic train journey, spot wild elephants, crocodiles and amazing birdlife on Safari, relax on gorgeous white sandy beaches, learn to surf, teach Buddhist monks English, experience local life, party on the beach and more!
With an awesome group leader from the moment you step off the plane, an instant group of friends to share your adventure, amazing accommodation and so much included. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!
We’ll pick you up from Colombo airport and take you to our beach front hotel in Negombo. You’ll then have plenty of time to recover from your long flight, chill out and meet everyone in your group.
Discover the beachside town of Negombo by tuk tuk and visit the famous local fish market, before heading north to the beautiful and sacred town of Dambulla. The next two nights we will stay in a unique and beautiful ‘glamping’ resort.
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  • Breakfast and Lunch
An amazing and diverse day starting with the iconic Golden Temple Cave followed by an authentic local village experience. We’ll cruise by boat and learn how to make delicious Sri Lankan food, before experiencing a stunning view of the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
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  • Breakfast and Lunch
Today we’ll head south via a spice garden before arriving in the cultural centre of Sri Lanka – Kandy. We’ll visit the amazing Temple of the Tooth and wander around the beautiful lake and town of Kandy, before heading out for dinner and a few drinks.
Meals
  • Breakfast
We’ll continue south through stunning rolling green tea plantations, stopping to learn how to pick and make tea; Sri Lanka’s most famous export. Before boarding the ‘world’s most scenic train’ to the town of Ella. Once we arrive we’ll head into town for dinner and a night out!
Meals
  • Breakfast and Lunch
A free morning to relax and explore the beautiful little town of Ella, do some shopping or unwind with a traditional massage. We’ll then hike the stunning Little Adam’s Peak and enjoy the spectacular views.
Meals
  • Breakfast
This morning we’ll visit the famous Nine Arches Bridge before heading south to the amazing Udawalawe National Park.
Meals
  • Breakfast
A truly unforgettable day as we wake for sunrise and travel by jeep into the stunning Udawalawe National Park; one of the world’s best places to spot herds of wild free roaming elephants, crocodiles and amazing bird life. That afternoon we’ll make our way to some beautiful beaches and finish the day watching the sunset and playing cricket with the locals.
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
After a relaxing morning on ‘Sri Lanka’s most beautiful beach’ we’ll continue along the coast and stop for a private surf lesson on the super friendly and relaxed Welligama Beach, before heading out for a few drinks and beach party!
Meals
  • Breakfast
Today we’ll explore the exotic world heritage town of Galle, a fascinating mix of Dutch colonial buildings, ancient mosques, quirky cafes, boutiques and great shopping! After a tasty lunch we’ll have the truly special experience of visiting a Buddhist Monastery where we’ll spend time with the local monk students and learn about their way of life.
Meals
  • Breakfast
A final morning to relax on the beach before we make our way back to the capital city, Colombo. We’ll check in to our funky boutique hotel and get ready to head out, explore the city and have our final dinner and party together!
Meals
  • Breakfast and Dinner
Your epic adventure comes to an end today. Your group leader will help organise your onward travel including airport transfers.
what’s included
Accommodation
  • 1 Night in Negombo at a hotel
  • 2 Nights in Dambulla at Glamping Resort
  • 1 Night in Kandy at a hotel
  • 2 Nights in Ella at a hotel
  • 1 Night in Udawalawe National Park at Riverside Glamping
  • 1 Night in Dikwella at a hotel
  • 2 Nights in Unawatuna at a hotel
  • 1 Night in Colombo at a hotel
Meals
  • 10 Breakfast,, 3 Lunch, and 2 Dinner
Transport
  • Ella train journey
  • All transport
Guide
  • Experienced western Group Leader and local guides
Others
  • Airport pickup
  • Local markets
  • Tuk Tuk rides
  • Golden Temple Caves
  • Local Village Visit
  • River Boat Ride
  • Cooking Class
  • Sigiriya View Climb
  • Spice Garden
  • Temple of the Tooth
  • Tea Plantation
  • Little Adams Peak
  • Nine Arches Bridge
  • Safari Experience
  • Learn to Surf
  • Buddhist Monk Visit
  • Onward travel help & planning
  • 24/7 support after the trip finishes.
what’s excluded
  • International Flights
  • Visa
  • Travel Insurance
Tour details
Duration 12 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 16 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Negombo, Sri Lanka/ Colombo, Sri Lanka
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A deposit of 260 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 60 days before departure. For any departures within 25 July 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Sri Lanka Experience 12 Day 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 Sri Lanka Experience 12 Day 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 Sri Lanka Experience 12 Day tour. You can cancel the tour up to 61 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 60 days of departure.
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