Sri Lanka in Depth + Maldive Dhoni Cruise

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • duration 22 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Negombo, Tours to Sri Lanka
  • Ends Male Airport , Tours to Sri Lanka
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Leopards Take a jeep safari in Willpaththu National Park
  • Mihintale Explore the caves where Buddhism began in Sri Lanka
  • Aukana Visit the Standing Buddha, a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Dambulla Explore 5 of the ancient painted Cave Temples
Start in Negombo and end in Male Airport, the trip Sri Lanka In Depth + Maldive Dhoni Cruise is a guided active and outdoor tour that takes 22 days. You will be touring through Vavuu Atoll, Dalhousie, Udawalawe and 15 other destinations in Sri Lanka, India and Maldives. Sri Lanka In Depth + Maldive Dhoni Cruise is a small group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

Combine two of our favourite trips on a journey through enchanting Sri Lanka and the pristine Maldives. Our first two weeks are spent touring the cultural highlights of 'the pearl of the Indian Ocean\ before cruising through paradise in the Maldives. Wildlife in Sri Lanka- Search for leopards, elephants and sambar deer on game drives in the country's national parks Culture in Sri Lanka- Walk around ancient capitals, sacred religious sites and see the 'temple of the tooth\ Maldives Dhoni experience- Spend a week cruising, snorkelling and relaxing amongst crystal clear waters.
Customer reviews about Explore
5 - Excellent
Based on 76 reviews
Ruth's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Ruth
  • On Oct 13 2019
“There were a lot of optional tours for $5-$20; sometimes we were offered 4 or 5 optional tours in the same afternoon, and it was obviously hard to get consensus, so the guide did all of them, even though not everyone wanted that. One day these came before a tour which was included, so people felt obliged to do the optional tours, or had to sit around and wait for them to finish, which was frustrating.

Explore's estimate of daily spending was way out.. .meals were about £2 - the most we paid was £5 (once!).

Overall, it was a brilliant trip... we were very lucky to have Reza as our guide. The Iranian people were incredibly welcoming, open and hospitable. The places we visited were stunning, and I'd recommend the trip to anyone.”
Julie's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Julie
  • On Oct 13 2019
“It's difficult to really comment on value for money as one can't compare two trips like for like”
Jonathan's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Jonathan
  • On Oct 13 2019
“Jordan is a real jewel and we had a superb experience, already thoroughly recommending Explore and Jordan, to others.”
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Join tour in Negombo
  • Day 2 : Game drive 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 : Climb Lion's Rock at sunrise; drive to Kandy
  • Day 7 : Discover the Temple of the Tooth
  • Day 8 : Drive to Dalhousie for an ascent of Adam's Peak
  • Day 9 : Stop at a tea planation on the way to Nuwara Eliya
  • Day 10 : Drive to the hill town of Bandarawela
  • 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 : Tour ends in Colombo
  • Day 16 : Sail to Vavuu Atoll and explore Kuda Anbaraa Island
  • Day 17 : Snorkel in the clear waters of the Meemu Atoll
  • Day 18 : Cruise to Dhiggaru Island for a Bodu Beru display
  • Day 19 : Visit the traditional village of Felidhoo
  • Day 20 : Discover Hulhidhoo reef before sailing to Fulidhoo
  • Day 21 : Sail to Male stopping to snorkel at Embudhoo Reef
  • Day 22 : Tour ends in Male
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Meals
  • 21 Breakfast, 7 Lunch, 7 Dinner
Accommodation
  • 13 nights comfortable hotel
  • 1 night simple guesthouse
  • 1 night comfortable tented camp
  • 6 nights simple boat
Transport
  • Bus
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader, Driver(s), Local Guide(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Negombo and from Male Airport 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 + Maldive Dhoni Cruise tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 326 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 12 December 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Sri Lanka in Depth + Maldive Dhoni Cruise 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 + Maldive Dhoni Cruise 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.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Sri Lanka in Depth + Maldive Dhoni Cruise 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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