Sri Lanka in Depth

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4.5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • COVID-19protected
  • Wildlife safaris and game drives
  • Beaches
  • National parks
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Ends Colombo, Sri Lanka
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • National Parks Enjoy a jeep safari with the hope of spotting a leopard, elephant and sambar deer in the wild
  • Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Sigiriya Explore ancient capitals, painted cave temples and the dramatic 'Sky Fortress'
  • Kandy and the Hill Country Explore the rich cultural heritage of the 'Hill Capital' and the lush tea plantations and colonial charm of the surrounding area
  • Horton Plains Trek amongst unique flora and fauna on this beautiful plateau, and peer down over an 880 metre escarpment at 'Word's End'
Starting in Negombo and ending in Colombo, the Sri Lanka In Depth trip is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 15 days. You will travel through Unawatuna, Anuradhapura, Ella and 7 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka In Depth is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Uncover the highlights of the 'Pearl of the Indian Ocean' at a relaxed pace. This two week exploration of spiritual Sri Lanka features a mix of ancient cities, rock carvings, gilded Buddhist temples and wildlife-filled national parks. National Parks - Enjoy a jeep safari in search of leopard, elephant, sambar deer and other wildlife Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Sigiriya - Wander through ancient capitals, painted cave temples and climb the dramatic 'Sky Fortress' Kandy and the Hill Country - Explore the 'Temple of the Tooth' and the lush tea plantations in cooler climates.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
Excellent
5 - Excellent
  • Jason
  • On Sep 02 2020
“The best of the three explore trips I've been on, in part because the coach journeys were mostly of tolerable length and there were sufficient stops for decent toilets!”
Very Good
4 - Very Good
  • Gail
  • On Apr 03 2020
“Great variety of things to see. Perhaps a few less temples.”
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Negombo
  • Day 2 : Jeep safari in Wilpattu National Park; Drive to Anuradhapura
  • Day 3 : Full day to explore the ancient citadel
  • Day 4 : Visit Dambulla's cave temples en route to Giritale
  • Day 5 : Visit Polonnaruwa and drive to Sigiriya
  • Day 6 : In Sigiriya; drive to Kandy
  • Day 7 : Discover the Temple of the Tooth
  • Day 8 : Drive through the Hill Country to Nuwara Eliya
  • Day 9 : Take a walk on Horton Plains or explore Nuwara Eliya
  • Day 10 : Drive to the hill town of Ella
  • Day 11 : Drive to Udawalawe, explore the National Park by Jeep and visit the elephant transit home
  • Day 12 : Stroll through the Portuguese Fort at Galle
  • Day 13 : Free time to relax on Unawatuna's quiet beaches
  • Day 14 : Early morning to relax on the beach before driving to Colombo
  • Day 15 : Trip ends in Colombo
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 14 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Accommodation
  • Hotel J (1 night)
  • Lakeside at Nuwarawewa (2 nights)
  • Giritale Hotel (1 night)
  • Kassapa Lions Rock (1 night)
  • Queens Hotel Kandy (2 nights)
  • Windsor Hotel (2 nights)
  • Heaven's Edge (1 night)
  • Athgira River Camp (1 night)
  • Calamander Unawatuna Beach Resort (2 nights)
  • Colombo City Hotel (1 night)
Transport
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
Others
  • 4WD
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Negombo and from Colombo 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 Sri Lanka in Depth tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Sri Lanka in Depth 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.

Payment

For any tour departures within 12 June 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 12 June 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Sri Lanka in Depth 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 in Depth 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.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour has implemented COVID-19 protocols that are guided by the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation), the European Commission and local government regulations. It amongst others take into account personal protection, extensive disinfecting and social distancing measures.
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