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We can heartily recommend you to our special 15-days tour. We will show you nearly all the highlights of Sri Lanka, individually and comfortably, travelling by car with your own private driver . The trip includes the transfers to and from the airport and is on the basis of half board. The cost of the entrance-tickets for the entire tour is charged by the Sri Lankan Government and is calculated separately (see price list attached under the programme)
This trip will give you a good image of the many facets the beautiful island of Sri Lanka has to offer. You will start your trip by staying two nights in a lovely beach hotel so you may rest and become acclimatized after your flight.
Next day, we begin this fascinating tour of alternating culture, nature and adventure. A train trip is included in the tour, travelling in a diesel train through the tea fields and mountains. Your driver will bring you to the railway station and take your luggage in his car, picking you up again on arrival. An unforgettable experience. A safari is also included in the Yala National Park, and there is so much more. Every day a new adventure is waiting for you!
YOUR ROUNDTRIP PROGRAMME
Francis, driver/guide and host
Day 1: Airport/Colombo/Negombo
You will be met and welcomed at Colombo airport by your driver/guide who will accompany you during your roundtrip. He will take you to your beach hotel in Negombo (52 km. from the airport). Your hotel is beautifully located directly on the beach of the Indian Ocean. It has a wonderful tropical garden and swimming-pool (children’s pool) and an excellent kitchen. Here, you may rest and stay the night after your long flight. Dinner will be served in the evening.
Your beach hotel
Day 2: Negombo
Another wonderful day at leisure, to get acclimatized and enjoy sun & sea on the beach, or at the swimming pool in the beautiful tropical garden. Enjoy the marvellous sunsets. Dinner and overnight stay.
Sunset in Negombo
Day 3: Negombo/ Anuradhapura
After breakfast we leave –via Puttalam- for Anuradhapura. If wished so, we can make a stop in Chilaw to visit the Munneswaram Hindu Temple, Sri Lanka’s largest Shiva Temple. In the afternoon we will arrive at our hotel in Anuradhapura. After a refreshment you may take a city tour of the ancient Anuradhapura, the oldest and most important city of the ancient Kings. Anuradhapura was the capital of a Singhalese Kingdom from third century B.C. up until 1017 A.D. You will see large (extended) fields of ruins with the remains of temples, monasteries, and dagoba’s. etc.
Later in the afternoon, we will drive to Mihinhalaya where we will climb the Mihintalaya Rock (about 15 minutes drive from the hotel) At the top of the Rock you will discover a mystic world of caves, dagoba’s and temples. Afterwards, we will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Anuradhapura/Sigiriya/Polonnaruwa
After breakfast, we leave for the ancient King’s City of Polonnaruwa. On our way there, we will climb the world’s famous Lion Rock of Sigiriya. Halfway up, you will find the remains of the wonderful world famous fresco’s which King Kasayapa had painted. Once on the top you will see the remainings of the fortress built by King Kasayapa in the fifth century. You will enjoy a breathtaking view over the land at a height of 200 meters.! We will arrive at our Polonnaruwa hotel at the end of the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay.
Sigiriya, the Lion Rock
Day 5: Polonnaruwa
After breakfast, we leave for the ancient King’s City of Polonnaruwa with the enormous lying Buddha (15 meters) and the remains of the Royal Palace. In the past century this ancient city has been re-discovered and excavated after it had been hidden for ages and overgrown by the virgin forests. We also visit the Parakkrama Samudraya waterworks (tanks), part of an ingenious irrigation system constructed almost 2500 years ago by King Parakkramabahu. After this we will return to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay
The ancient Polonnaruwa
Day 6: Polonnaruwa/Dambulla/Kandy
After breakfast, departure for Kandy which is the last ancient King’s City and is on the list of World’s Heritage since 1988. We visit Dambulla Rock Tempels on the way. Here you will see wonderful fresco’s, paintings and statues, oldest dates back to the beginning of our civilisation. At the end of the afternoon we reach Kandy, beautifully situated in lush green and hilly scenery. We arrive at our hotel in Kandy. After a quick ‘freshening-up’ we will visit the whirling cultural dance-show of the famous Kandy Dancers. Their performance ends with a fire dance, a dance on red-hot burning coal. We will return to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay at the end of the show..
Statue of Buddha in the Dambulla Rocktemples.
Pricelist valid from 01/09/2023 to 31/10/2023)
2- 3 PERS. (O.B.O. DOUBLE ROOM) EUR. 817,– P.P. ( min. 2 pers.)
4- 6 PERS. (O.B.O DOUBLE ROOM) EUR. 772,– P.P.
7-10 PERS. (O.B.O. DOUBLE ROOM) EUR. 736,– P.P.
SUPPLEMENT FOR SINGLE ACCOMMODATION EUR 322,-
Entrance tickets for the full tour E 196,– per person(subjected to change *)
UPPLEMENT FOR ACCOMMODATION AT HIKKA TRANZ HOTEL(4 Stars Plus) INSTEAD OF CITRUS HOTEL HIKKADUWA EURO 61,- PER PERSON ( FOR LAST 4 NIGHTS)
SUPPLEMENT FOR ACCOMMODATION AT CITRUS HOTEL(4 Stars plus) WASKADUWA INSTEAD OF CITRUS HOTEL HIKKADUWA EURO 52 PER PERSON ( FOR LAST 4 NIGHTS)
SUPPLEMENT FOR ACCOMMODATION AT SHERATON HOTEL KOSGODA (5 Stars ) INSTEAD OF CITRUS HOTEL HIKKADUWA EURO 115,- PER PERSON ( FOR LAST 4 NIGHTS)
SUPPLEMENT FOR ACCOMMODATION AT CINNAMON BAY HOTEL BERUWELA (5 Stars ) INSTEAD OF CITRUS HOTEL HIKKADUWA EURO 52,- PER PERSON ( FOR LAST 4 NIGHTS)
SUPPLEMENT FOR ACCOMMODATION AT LAGOON PARADISE HOTEL INSTEAD OF CITRUS HOTEL EURO 70,- PER PERSON ( FOR LAST 4 NIGHTS )
SUPPLEMENT FOR ACCOMMODATION AT RIU HOTEL AHUNGALLE (ALL INCLUSIVE) INSTEAD OF CITRUS HOTEL HIKKADUWA EURO 151,- PER PERSON ( FOR LAST 4 NIGHTS)
SUPPLEMENT FOR ACCOMMODATION AT ELLA FLOWER GARDEN HOTEL INSTEAD OF WATER FALLS HOME STAY ELLA EURO 43,- PER PERSON
CHILDEREN UNDER 3 YRS: FREE OF CHARGE
CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGE 3 YEARS UP TO 12 YRS OLD: 52 % ( OF THE ADULT PRICE)
CHILDREN OF 12 YRS AND ABOVE : FULL TARIFF
THE ABOVE MENTIONED PRICES ARE INCLUSIVE:
- ACCOMMODATION (MIDDLE CLASS HOTELS) ON BASE OF HALFBOARD FOR 14 NIGHTS
- FROM THE DINNER ON DAY 01 TILL AND WITH THE BREAKFAST ON DAY 15;
- TRANSPORT WITH AIRCO CAR DURING THE ROUNDTRIP;
- ACCOMPANIMENT BY AN ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER/GUIDE
- CULTURAL DANCE SHOW IN KANDY;
- ALL TRANSFERS;
- ALL (TOURIST) TAXES.
PRICES ARE EXCLUSIVE:
- LUNCHES (OPTIONAL ON THE SPOT), DRINKS, PERSONAL EXPENSES;
- ENTRANCE TICKETS ON THE SPOT (TO BE PAID AFTER ARRIVAL)
- OTHER SERVICES THAT ARE NOT MENTIONED;
- THE DRIVER’S TIP;
- TRAVEL INSURANCE;
- CANCELLATION INSURANCES.
PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE FACT THAT:
- PRICES AS MENTIONED ARE VALID FROM 01/09/2023 TO 31/10/2023
- IN CASE THE HOTELS MENTIONED AT THE MOMENT OF YOUR BOOKING MIGHT NOT BE AVAILABLE, WE WILL RESERVE AN EQUAL HOTEL IN THE SAME NEIGHBOURHOOD:
- ALL LUNCHES ARE OPTIONAL ON THE SPOT;
- ALL PRICES MENTIONED ARE IN EURO’S AND INCLUSIVE ALL (TOURIST) TAXES
Value Added Services Provided Free of Charge
Welcome the Guests with Flower Garlends
Drinking water in the car when traveling
Bottle of wine with Home made Chocolates
Box of Orchids for the lady on the day of the departure
*As prices of entrance-tickets are controlled by the SL government the entrances may be subject of change.