Sri Lanka Northeast Explorer - 12 Days

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Ends Colombo, Sri Lanka
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Colombo The Fort area, Galle Face Green and Gangaramaya Temple
  • Polonnaruwa The ancient capital city of Ceylon
  • Sigiriya Magnificent 5th century fortress ruins
  • Dambulla Famous cave temple dedicated to the Lord Buddha
Starting in Negombo and ending in Colombo, the tour Sri Lanka Northeast Explorer - 12 Days is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 12 days. You will travel through Sigiriya, Kandy, Anuradhapura and 6 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Northeast Explorer - 12 Days is a group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Take in the classic sights of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, but not before exploring ancient Anuradhapura, the northern city of Jaffna. Village visits, Elephant game viewing, scenic tea plantations and a couple days by the stunning coast in Trincomalee are all included within this incredible 12 day tour.
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  • From Britain
  • On Dec 10 2019
  • Day: 1 Negombo
  • Day: 2 Anuradhapura
  • Day: 3 Jaffna
  • Day: 4-5 Trincomalee
  • Day: 6 Dambulla
  • Day: 7 Polonnaruwa
  • Day: 8 Kandy
  • Day: 9 Nuwara Eliya
  • Day: 10 Udawalawe National Park
  • Day: 11 Colombo
  • Day: 12 Colombo
  • 11 nights 3-5 star hotels and heritage properties
  • Breakfast daily and 1 lunch
  • Airport arrival and departure transfer on days 1 and 12
  • All relevant transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned tourism vehicles
  • Guided sightseeing - Anuradhapura, Jaffna, Trincomalee, Dambulla, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Nuwara Eliya, Udawalawe, Gem Mine and Colombo
  • Escorted by an English speaking national guide for groups of 6 or more (professional chauffeur guide for groups of 5 or less)
  • Jeep safari/game drive in Udawalawe National Park
  • Scenic train journey from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, canoe and tuk tuk trips
  • International flights and visa
  • Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$3-7 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Entrance Fees: USD$150-170pp, paid in local currency
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Sri Lanka Northeast Explorer - 12 Days 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.


For any tour departures within 30 January 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 30 January 2021, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Sri Lanka Northeast Explorer - 12 Days 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.


For this Sri Lanka Northeast Explorer - 12 Days 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and during transport.
  • Solo travelers are required to purchase a single room for your personal use.
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