Itinerary + Map

Your tour commences with an arrival transfer to your hotel in the seaside village of Negombo.
Stay at
Overnight at Paradise Beach Hotel (3 star), Jetwing Sea (4 star) or Jetwing Blue (5 star)

Depart Negombo and travel along the bustling Kandy Road past small villages, chaotic towns and roadside carts to reach Sigiriya Rock Fortress, or Lion Rock, one of Sri Lanka’s most iconic sights. Take the opportunity to climb to the top of this striking rock with its vertical walls supporting the remnants of an ancient city constructed in the 5th century.
(B, D)
Stay at
Hotel Sigiriya (3 star), Aliya Resort (4 star) or Liyya Water Villas (5 star)

Explore the ancient royal capital of Polonnaruwa, one of the most beautiful cities in Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage. Discover on foot, or by bicycle, the wonderful treasures that remain in the archaeological park including the four
beautiful rock-cut Buddha statues at Gal Vihara Temple. This evening join a jeep safari in the Minneriya National Park, one of the best places in Sri Lanka to see wild elephants. (B, D)

Proceed to Kandy, stopping en-route to visit the Dambulla Cave Temple, the best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. This Buddhist place of worship is thought to date back to the 1st century, and houses the country’s most sacred Buddha images. On arrival in Kandy visit the Royal Palace of Kandy (now a museum) and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic to witness the evening offering known as “Pooja”. In the evening witness a Kandyan Dance performance, a colourful spectacle including fire-walkers. (B, D)
Stay at
Swiss Residence (3 star), Amaya Hills (4 Star) or Earl’s Regency (5 star)

Further explore Kandy, wander around the city’s lake and streets and explore the local markets. Your tour continues to the hill station of Nuwara Eliya, also known as ‘Little England’. Spend an evening in this tea growing region where the colourful chaos of Sri Lanka meets colonial bungalows, well-tended lawns and red telephone boxes. (B, D)
Stay at
Glenfall Reach Hotel (3 star), Araliya Green Hills (4 star) or Grand Hotel (5 star)

Descend from the high country as you return down the coast to explore the capital city of Colombo, a diverse mix of people, architecture and religion influenced by ancient kingdoms and European settlers. Your guided tour will visit Pettah Bazaar, Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Gotami Vihara, Independence Hall and Hindu Kovil at Slave Island, one of Colombo’s most impressive Hindu Temples. (B, D)
Stay at
Mandarina Colombo (3 star), Cinnamon Lakeside (4 star) or Cinnamon Grand Hotel (5 star)

Your tour concludes with a departure transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)

  • 1 night hotel accommodation each in Negombo, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Colombo
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Sigiriya
  • English-speaking Chauffeur-Guides
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Services of a local representative
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 6 dinners
  • 2 x 500ml mineral water bottles per person per day


  • Guided tours of Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla Caves, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Colombo
  • Minneriya National Park jeep safari


Departures daily.
Prices are per person in Australian Dollars (AUD)
15 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
20 Dec 2019 - 10 Jan 2020
11 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020
01 Apr 2020 - 30 Jun 2020
01 Apr 2020 - 31 Oct 2020
01 Jul 2020 - 31 Aug 2020
01 Sep 2020 - 31 Oct 2020
01 Nov 2020 - 19 Dec 2020
20 Dec 2020 - 31 Dec 2020
3 star4 star5 star
Prices per adult in Australian Dollars (AUD)
was $1,400$1,205 was $1,755$1,525 was $2,390$2,050
was $1,540$1,330 was $2,115$1,825 was $2,355$2,030
was $1,870$1,600 was $2,155$1,855 was $2,495$2,145
was $1,730$1,485 was $2,075$1,785 was $2,355$2,030
N/A was $2,505$1,600 was $2,505$2,165
was $1,465$1,270N/AN/A
N/A was $2,620$1,660 was $2,615$2,260
N/A was $2,505$1,600 was $2,505$2,165
was $1,615$1,390 was $2,220$1,920 was $2,475$2,135
was $1,965$1,680 was $2,265$1,950 was $2,615$2,260

Single supplement guideline: from 35% - 55% and triple room reduction from 5% - 15% pp depending on grade of hotels and season.
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