Sri Lanka Tour & Beach Stay
13 Nights | Escorted Tour Holiday
Save trip
Save Tripclick to save
Holiday Highlights
  • EXPLORE THE COLOURFUL COLOMBO
  • SEE PINNAWALA'S ORPHANED ELEPHANTS
  • MARVEL AT DAMBULLA'S ROYAL ROCK TEMPLE
  • CLIMB THE LION ROCK FORTRESS OF SIGIRYA
  • VISIT THE TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH IN KANDY
  • ENJOY A SAFARI AT YALA NATIONAL PARK
  • TAKE A TRAIN RIDE TO NUWARA ELIYA
Overview
Take in sacred sites and stunning scenery as you tour the enchanting and fascinating island paradise of Sri Lanka. You'll have the chance to encounter wonderful wildlife up close, and then to round off your stay with rest and relaxation at a beautiful beach resort. Make the most of the laid-back atmosphere, golden coastline and sapphire blues of the Indian Ocean, on an extended stay at the Eden Resort and Spa in Beruwela.

Route:

Colombo -- Waikkal -- Dambulla -- Sigiriya -- Polonnaruwa -- Kandy -- Pinnawala


 

What's Included
  • Return Flights from London, UK
  • 3/4* Accommodation Throughout
  • Half Board Throughout
  • All Transport between destinations
  • All Hand & Hold Luggage
  • Please Quote Ref TP0819SLTBS
  • Other Airports / Dates / Hotels Available (£)
Itinerary

DAY 01: UK TO SRI LANKA

Your holiday begins with an overnight flight from the UK to Colombo.

 

 


DAY 02: COLOMBO

Welcome to Sri Lanka! You'll meet your Tour Manager upon arrival, and then transfer to your hotel. This evening, see your first stunning Sri Lankan sunset.

 


DAY 03: ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE VISIT

Journey east across the central plains to visit the famous Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, and enjoy a close-up encounter with the animals at a private reserve. You'll also discover Dambulla's iconic Royal Rock Temple and its vast cave complex, before heading to your hotel for dinner and a two-night stay.

 


DAY 04: POLONNARUWA & SIGIRIYA DAY TRIP

A memorable day begins with a trip to UNESCO-listed Polonnaruwa, the former Sri Lankan capital, home to the Royal Palace complex, ancient ruins, and Hindu and Buddhist shrines bordering the huge Prakama Samudra reservoir.

Spend the afternoon at the amazing rock fortress of Sigiriya, with its moated gardens, painted frescoes and the archaeological treasures of the towering 'Lion Rock'. The energetic can climb to the frescoes and 'mirror wall', and there are beautiful gardens and a fascinating museum to explore. You'll return to the hotel for dinner.


DAY 05: KANDY

Travelling into 'Hill Country', uncover the secrets of Sri Lankan flavours at the Isiwara Spice Garden, enjoy a cookery demonstration, and learn about ancient healing traditions at an Ayurvedic centre. Arriving in Kandy, take an exhilarating tuk tuk ride to the Buddhist Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and enjoy a cultural show of traditional dance and drumming this evening.

 


DAY 06: HILL COUNTRY TRAIN RIDE

A day of stunning scenery begins with a rail journey through the Sri Lankan Hill Country past tea plantations, tumbling streams and plunging waterfalls. Arrive at the hill station of Nuwara Eliya, a former colonial retreat that retains its English heritage, and take in its relaxed atmosphere with a park or lakeside stroll.

 


DAY 07: TEA PLANTATION TOUR

Learn about the growing and picking processes as you explore a tea plantation, and visit the idyllic hill village of Ella. Stroll along the disused railway track to Rawana Falls, or just take in the views. This afternoon you'll continue to your hotel in the famous Yala National Park, home to elephants, crocodiles, sloth bears and - most famously - leopards.

 


DAY 08: YALA NATIONAL PARK SAFARI

This morning's included safari will be a three-hour trip into the park's protected scrubland and forest, in the company of a driver-guide, on a quest to see big cats and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

You'll also have the option to join a further, late-afternoon jeep safari.


DAY 09: GALLE & BERUWELA

Your last touring day takes you to the exotic coastal town of Galle, a Dutch colonial gem whose ancient fort walls protected the historic old town from the worst of 2004's tragic tsunami. Explore the fascinating streets within, or stroll around the battlements themselves, before we continue north to Beruwela.

 


DAY 10 - 11: BERUWELA

After your tour, rest and relax in the beautiful beach resort of Beruwela, enjoying your hotel, the beach and the surroundings, and taking in the sunsets each evening. During your time here, there'll also be the opportunity to explore Sri Lanka's bustling capital, Colombo, with its restored Fort area and the ancient street markets of Pettah, and to enjoy an included lunch at the Cricket Club Cafe, surrounded by cricket memorabilia dating back to the 1940s


DAY 12 - 15: BERUWELA

Spend your last days here marvelling at the views of the Indian Ocean, exploring the surrounding areas or simply unwind as you reminisce about unforgettable tour of Sri Lanka. Take a dip in the in hotel’s large pool or relax on the sandy beach nearby.

 


DAY 16: FLY BACK TO THE UK

Bid farewell to Beruwela today and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

Price from
£1,985pp
Holiday Highlights list goes here
Speak with one of our agents to discuss your holiday!
Call 01737 646410 or
Enquire now
Enquire about Sri Lanka Tour & Beach Stay
Please list all your holiday requirements in as much detail as possible. This could be the amount of passengers to your preferred dates and departure airport.
The Internet Traveller takes your privacy very seriously and you can unsubscribe at any time. Please read our privacy policy.
View Map
Price from
£1,985pp
Holiday Highlights list goes here
Enquire now
Enquire about Sri Lanka Tour & Beach Stay
Please list all your holiday requirements in as much detail as possible. This could be the amount of passengers to your preferred dates and departure airport.
The Internet Traveller takes your privacy very seriously and you can unsubscribe at any time. Please read our privacy policy.
Why Book with Us?
We’ll do the hard work for you
Your holiday wish is our command. Simply tell us your travel wants, needs and expectations and we’ll create your dream itinerary.
Exclusive access to the best offers
We have access to exclusive rates and offers on holidays that won’t be beaten anywhere else.
Unrivalled customer service
Our passionate, well-travelled team has a combined experience of more than 40 years in the travel industry.
Close