Best of Sri Lanka

10 Days


* Ancient history

* Nature, Wildlife & scenic drives

* Sightseeing & shopping

* Beach, Boating and city

  • 9 nights
  • Meals

    * Breakfast x 9



    This 10 days Sri Lanka tour encapsulates the History, Wild life & Nature, Cultural bliss along with the island elaborate Heritage rounding up with a relaxed beach stay and city sightseeing with shopping. The 'Best of Sri Lanka' for you!


    Meet and welcome at CMB airport and we board our private vehicle and start driving through the scenic villages to Pinnawela. Arrive in Pinnawela and visit the famous Elephant Orphanage. Spend about 45min to 1hr in Pinnawela enjoying viewing the majestic beasts and see the baby Elephants being fed and later see the herd bath in the nearby stream.

    Later drive through Rambukkana,Kurunegala and Dambulla to reach your accommodation in Dambulla or Sigiriya area. The rest of the day will be at leisure.

    Overnight in Sigiriya

    Breakfast at hotel and then a full day excursion to visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa followed a game drive inside the Minneriya National Park.

    Drive to Polonnaruwa and enjoy a sightseeing tour amidst the ancient ruined city which dates to the 8th century A.D. Enjoy sightseeing drive and later drive to Minneriya entrance gate where you will board a 4x4 truck and visit the Minneriya National Park to enjoy wild life specially sighting or wild Elephants.

    Ending the days visits drive back to hotel and spend time at leisure.

    Overnight in Sigiriya.

    Early breakfast and then drive and climb the UNESCO world heritage site rock fortress in Sigiriya which is also tipped to be the 8th wonder of the world.

    Climb down and then a leisurely drive across Dambulla to Matale where we stop and visit a spice grove where you will get an orientation of the varied spices, herbs and oils used in local cooking as well as beauty and therapy.

    Further driving will bring us to Kandy the hill capital of the country where we check in at hotel and later enjoy a sightseeing drive which will include viewing the cultural dance show followed by a visit to the holy tooth relic temple of Lord Buddha ‘Dalada Maligawa’. Walking in the busy bazaar and around the lake in Kandy will also be a highlight of your day.

    Rest of the day at leisure.

    Overnight in Kandy.

    Breakfast at hotel and the rest of the day entirely for sightseeing in and around Kandy. The day will begin with a drive to Peradeniya to visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, followed by visiting the famous Embekke,Gadaladeniya and Lankathilake temples. Later scenic drive through Kandy including walks at the town, market places with ample time for stops at souvenir joints to grab those local memorabilia’s.

    Rest of the day at leisure.

    Overnight in Kandy

    Breakfast at hotel and then check out and stat driving to the central mountainous region of Nuwara Eliya. The drive will be through scenic tea draped routes with our first stop for the day being to view the beautiful waterfalls in Ramboda.

    Drive further and visit a working Tea plantation for a short stroll and mingle with the workers, sample breaking the tea leaves will be no doubt a unique experience today. A Tea factory visit is followed to witness the ‘plant to cup’ process.

    Later drive to Nuwara Eliya which is dearly called ‘little England’ for its cool climes and Victorian architecture and surroundings. Check in at your hotel and spend time at leisure. Later start a scenic drive around the Nuwara Eliya town including walks at the popular market and fruit vendors.

    Return to your hotel to spend time at leisure.

    Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

    Breakfast at hotel and then check out to drive to Ella area to stop on the way to view the scenic Ravana waterfalls names after Lord Ravana, It is believed that King Ravana lived in one of the caves above the falls and a close by pool bored out of the rock with gushing waters have been the spot where Seetha said to have bathed Ravana.

    Later drive to Yala area and board pre arranged 4x4 trucks to drive and visit the Yala National Park. Being the premier National Park in the island Yala will showcase you animals and bird life right around the park which will include Spotted Deer, Sambar Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Buffalos, Crocodiles, Wild Elephants, and with a bit luck Sloth Bear and the Fierce Leopard, with an array of endemic and migratory birds.

    Drive and check in at hotel to spend time at leisure.

    Overnight in Yala / Tissamaharama

    Breakfast at hotel and then we check out and start driving along the coastal route to Bentota area. On the way stop in Weligama and view the unique style of fishing off the coast where fisher folk sit on an elevated stilt and catch the daily need. This is style of fishing handed from generation to generation with the fishing stilt spot fetching birth rights of the local village fisherman.

    Later drive to the ancient fort complex in Galle and take a walk back in time visiting the fort complex which was originally built by the Portuguese back in the 15th century and later taken over by the Dutch until it finally fell in to the hands of the British. Current day it is a vibrant venue for plush home stays, restaurants and shops catering to visitors every need.

    Arrive to check in at beach hotel and spend time at leisure. (Selecting the beach hotel as per availability might increase your overall cost as beach hotels have different rate structures higher to each other)

    Overnight in Bentota/Beruwala.

    Breakfast at hotel and then half day excursion to encounter two highlights of the southern Sri Lanka coastal belt. Our first drive and stop will be to Balapitiya where you will enjoy a boat ride over the ecological marvel called Madhu Ganga. The one hour boat trip will take you across a backwater like set up with an array of mangroves, local villages, island which are inhabited by local farmers like Cinnamon growers etc.

    Later return to drive back and stop in Kosgoda area to visit a Turtle Hatchery, where you can get an orientation and knowledge about the Turtle, their lifestyle and hatching process. You will also see different types of turtles kept in care at these hatcheries for care, study and exhibit purpose.

    Later return to your hotel and spend time at leisure.

    Overnight in Bentota/Beruwala.

    Breakfast at hotel and check out to travel towards the commercial capital Colombo. Reaching Colombo start a sightseeing tour which also include stops at popular department stores where you can pick up gifts for friends and family. Check in at hotel will be 1400hrs and you can continue with the sightseeing and sample some local food for dinner at the many of the fine restaurants in Colombo which your driver guide will be happy to recommend.

    Return to hotel and spend time at leisure.

    Breakfast at hotel and then check in to start driving to airport in time for your return or onward flight. Disembark at CMB airport ending the tour.


    • Meet & welcome at airport
    • Personal driver-guide / professional guide based on number of pax or requirements
    • Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles (Seat-in-coach where applicable) as per group size
    • Hotel accommodation at select hotels as per your program
    • Meals as specified at overnight hotels and or at local restaurants according to trip movement and time
    • Covid 19 prevention steps (Disposable face mask / Sanitizing spray or lotion daily)
    • Applicable local taxes

      About your leader

    • Your local driver-guide / guide lecturer is your group leader who is hand-picked and selected specially for this tour
    • Accompanying tour leaders may originate from your local point of origin who will be there to assist you whilst on tour
    • On request we could also allocate an experienced staff member to accompany groups during tours (Though not essential)
    • English is widely spoken by local driver-guides and Guide lecturers (To arrange other language speaking staff advance notice is required).

      Departure dates

    All our tours are made to measure and as per your timelines. Please let us know your travel dates and we will tailor- make the costs to your individual requirements.

      Suggested extensions

    • Based on your budget, time available in hand an extension could be tailor-made as per your desire. These may include Beach stays, Camping, Shows or Concerts, Train, Coach or Cruise trips, Health & wellness packages.
    • As most itineraries are time tested programs which run regularly, more unique trips based on your needs and wants could be custom made on request.
    • Transfers, Show tickets, Coach tours, River Cruises, Walking tours, SIC city sightseeing and Instant hotel bookings worldwide could be made on demand.
    • Events such as Meetings, Outward bound group activities, Weddings, Incentive special project tours could also be organized on request.

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