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6 day Sri Lanka Scenic & Wildlife Tour

Be delighted on this private six-day tour.

6 day Sri Lanka Scenic & Wildlife Tour

$ 826 from, per person

6 day Sri Lanka Scenic & Wildlife Tour
Kandy • Nuwara Eliya • Yala/Udawalawe • Galle

Sri Lanka’s heritage dates back thousands of years and visitors can delight in its many UNESCO World Heritage sites and temples. Travel inland where the temperate hill stations offer lush panoramic views over the surrounding tea plantations. Visit one of the many national parks that thrive with fascinating wildlife, including hundreds of elephants and the world’s most dense population of leopards. This private tour is created to experience the variety of this beautiful country can offer.

Destination: 5 nights Sri Lanka

PRICES INCLUDE

• Five nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar
• Meals as specified: five breakfasts (four lunches, four dinners Boutique option only)
• Touring by private air-conditioned vehicle
• Services of an English-speaking chauffeur guide
• Airport transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary

Prices are per person based on twin share

Superior from £639 per person as per itinerary
• Hotel in Kandy – Superior: Topaz Hotel (1 night)
• Hotel in Newara Eliya– Superior: St Andrews Hotel (2 nights)
• Hotel in Udawalawe National Park – Superior: Grand Udawalawe (1 night)
• Hotel in Yala National Park – Superior: Jetwing Yala (1 night)

Deluxe from £839 per person
• Hotel in Kandy – Deluxe: Grand Kandyan (1 night)
• Hotel in Newara Eliya– Deluxe: Grand Hotel (2 nights)
• Hotel in Udawalawe National Park – Deluxe: Grand Udawalawe (1 night)
• Hotel in Yala National Park – Deluxe: Cinnamon Wild (1 night)

Boutique from £2749
• Hotel in Kandy – Boutique: Stone House Day (1 night)
• Hotel in Newara Eliya– Boutique: Goatfell (2 nights)
• Hotel in Udawalawe National Park – Boutique: Mahoora (tented camp) (1 night)
• Hotel in Yala National Park – Boutique: Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris (1 night)

Single supplements available upon request

  • Departure/Return Location
    Colombo
  • Main Destinations
    Kandy | Nuwara Eliya | Udawalawe | Yala | Galle
  • Incredible Moment
    • Visit the stunning ancient city of Kandy famous home to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic • Enjoy the 2 most famous National Parks Udawalawe and Yala
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Guide
    Meals
    Transport
  • Not Included
    Flights
    Insurance
    Internal Flights

Day to Day Itinerary

1
Day 1: Colombo - Kandy
On arrival, meet your guide and transfer to Kandy, stopping en route for a taste of tropical pineapples. In the World Heritage Site of Kandy, you’ll enjoy a tour of this last bastion of the Sri Lankan kings and an evening visit to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic for a traditional ceremony. (Touring subject to arrival time)
• Hotel – Superior: Topaz Hotel
• Room Type – Based on leading Standard Rooms
• Included Meals – No Meals
2
Day 2: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya
Enjoy a visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens and a Ceylon tea factory, then continue on to Nuwara Eliya, home to Sri Lanka’s highest mountain, Pidurutalagala and known as ‘Little England’ because of its mountain climate and scenery.
• Hotel – Superior: St Andrews Hotel
• Room Type – Based on leading Standard Rooms
• Included Meals – Breakfast
3
Day 3: Horton Plains & Tea Country
Take an early morning hike in Horton Plains National Park, a plateau of grasslands usually only visible before 10am due to the heavy mist that engulfs the area. See the sheer vertical drop from the escarpment at ‘Worlds End’, before a scenic drive through Sri Lanka’s tea country.
• Hotel – Superior: St Andrews Hotel
• Room Type – Based on leading Standard Rooms
• Included Meals – Breakfast
4
Day 4: Nuwara Eliya - Udawalawe National Park
Begin with a scenic drive through the hill country and stop at the spectacular waterfall of Rawana Ella, site of the mythical kidnapping of Princess Sitha of India. Later, venture out on a jeep safari through Udawalawe National Park, known for its abundant elephant population.
• Hotel – Superior: Grand Udawalawe
• Room Type – Based on leading Standard Rooms
• Included Meals – Breakfast
5
Day 5: Udawalawe National Park - Yala
Enjoy a visit to Yala National Park, popular due to its dense leopard population and opportunities to see elephants, crocodiles, and many species of bird.
• Hotel – Superior: Jetwing Yala
• Room Type – Based on leading Standard Rooms
• Included Meals – Breakfast
6
Day 6: Yala – Galle
Continue to the fortified old town of Galle, a city best explored on foot; be sure not to miss Galle Fort, a famous Unesco World Heritage Site. Your tour ends as you transfer to the airport or your chosen beach hotel.
• Included Meals – Breakfast
Note: Yala National Park is closed for approx. six weeks in Sep/Oct, jeep safaris will operate to Bundala during this time.
PRICES INCLUDE
• Five nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar
• Meals as specified: five breakfasts (four lunches, four dinners Boutique option only)
• Touring by private air-conditioned vehicle
• Services of an English-speaking chauffeur guide
• Airport transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary

Map and Highlights

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