$650,00

This tour allows you to enjoy the best landscape of Sri Lanka without a hit to your pocket. The 11 day tour let you experience sri Lanka's rich heritage, culural highlights, nature trails, wildlife, beach, extertainments and shopping experience without spending a lot! Accommodations have been selected carefully to ensure that fit the purpose without spending a lot. Room hygiene, safety and quality foods have been considered by Heart Attached Holidays in designing the plan.

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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 11
Maximum number of people: Unlimited
Location: Nuwara Eliya, Colombo, Hikkaduwa
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Day  1 &  2:  Airport – Pinnawala – Sigiriya, 5 Hrs

You will be warmly welcomed by Heart Attached Holiday’s representative on arrival and will be transferred to Cultural Triangle in Sri Lanka. Cultural triangle is situated in the centre of the island and covers an area which includes the World Heritage cultural sites of the Sacred Cities of Habarana, Sigiriya and Dambulla. They are visited by many pilgrims & tourists.

Attractions/ Sightseeing:

Attractions & Sightseeing:

  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (20$, SAARC Nationals $6).
  • Pinnawela Open Air Zoo (20$)
  • Elephant Ride (20$)
  • The famous Dambulla cave Temple (15$ )
  • Golden Temple, Dambulla (15$ )
  • Climb the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya (25$).
  • Engage in an exhilarating village tour (3 component – cart ride, catamaran ride and village lunch in banana leaf) (35$)

Optional:

  • Engage in Minneriya Safari (45$ per adult)
  • Engage in hot air balloon ride and get a life time experience ($ 210) – This is an experience of a life time!
  • Hiking in Pidurangala Rock and watch sunrise
  • Day Excursion to Polannaruwa / Anuradhapura to witness the ruins (request us the quote)

Overnight Stay and breakfast in Sigirya / Dambulla:

Option 1: Amaya Lake (4*)

Option 2: Cinnamon Lodge (5*) / Heritance Kandalama (5* luxury)

Option 3: Jetwing Vil Uyana (World’s Small Luxury Hotel)

Other Information:

  • Travel Time: Airport to Sigiriya Approx 5 hrs
  • Special Honeymoon arrangements for Heart Attached clients.
  • Sigiriya is one of the UNESCO world heritage
  • Head scarves not allowed in  Temples
  • Feeding times in Pinnawala are: 9 a.m, 1  p.m and 5 p.m

 

Day 3 & 4: Sigiriya – Kandy, 3 Hrs

After breakfast you will be transferred to beautiful hill capital of Sri Lanka – Kandy.  Kandy, nestled amidst lush mountains in the north of the island’s hill country, takes pride in its distinctive architecture, art and dance. This cultural hub, blessed with natural beauty and pleasant weather is one of the top tourist destinations in Sri Lanka.

Attractions/ Sightseeing:

  • Arts & Crafts centre
  • Spice & herbal gardens en route
  • Royal Botanical Garden Peradeniya (10$)
  • Kandy city tour including visit to Temple of Lord Buddha’s tooth relic (10 $)
  • Gem museums & batik factory
  • Witness a cultural show (Complimentary entry for Heart Attached clients)

Optional:

  • Sembuwatta Lake (7 $).  Access Fee ($20 for Tuk tuk)
  • Hunas Falls
  • Trekking in Udawattakelle Sanctuary
  • Victoria Golf course

Overnight Stay and breakfast in Kandy:

Option 1: Amaya Hills (4* luxury)

Option 2: Cinnamon Citadel (5*) / Grand Kandyan (5*)

Option 3: Hunas Falls (World’s Small Luxury Hotel)

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Travel Time: Sigiriya to Kandy Approx 3 Hrs
  • Average temperature : 20 C – 25 C
  • Flash cameras not allowed at various site as it can damage the frescoes. Kindly follow site rules to avoid fines and penalization by authorities.
  • Head scarves  not allowed when entering the temples
  • Footwear not allowed inside the religious sites
  • Entrance fees not included. Kids between 5 – 12 go at half rate and below 5 yrs go free
  • Restaurants and mosques available en route
  • Booking of golf session must be made in advance

Other Information:

  •  Sigiriya to Kandy 3 hour journey
  • Complimentary Cultural show for Heart Attached Holidays clients
  • Head scarf’s not allowed in  temples

 

Day  5 & 6 : Kandy – Nuwara Eliya, 3 Hrs

After breakfast you will be transferred to Nuwara Eliya, which is famously known also as little England.  All your way admires the scenes of acres and acres of tea plantations, dozens of waterfalls and beautiful streams. En-route, visit to a tea factory and a tea plantation to “pluck” some first-hand knowledge of the life journey of a tea leaf shouldn’t be missed too.

Attractions/Sightseeing:

  • Tea factory and a tea plantation en-route
  • Nuwara Eliya city tour viewing tea plantations, waterfalls, vegetable patches etc
  • Ambewala Farm ($5) & Strawberry Farm
  • Victoria park (2 $)
  • Ramboda water falls
  • Visit Haggala botanical garden (10$)
  • Gregory Lake (2$)
  • Ambewala Farm (5$) & Strawberry garden

Optional:

  • Swan Boat Ride (30 $ per boat)
  • Horton Plains & World’s End (35 $ per Jeep + Entrance fee 25$)
  • Horse Ride
  • Engage in Zipline adventure at the Gregory Lake (10$)
  • Nuwara Eliya Golf Course

Overnight Stay and breakfast in Nuwara Eliya:

Option 1: Horton Towers & Cottages (Boutique Hotel)

Option 2: Grand Hotel (Colonial Hotel – 4*+) / Heritance Tea Factory Hotel (4*+)

Option 3: Tea Plant (Luxury Boutique Hotel) / Serene King’s Villa

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Travel Time:  Kandy to Nuwara Eliya Approx 3 Hrs
  • Average temperature : 16 C – 20 C
  • Pack your pullovers and sweaters
  • Don’t forget to bring your hiking shoes
  • Head scarves  not allowed when entering the temples
  • Footwear not allowed inside the religious sites
  • Restaurants and mosques available en route
  • Booking of golf session must be made in advance
  • Need to take 4WD jeep to access Horton plains

Day 7 : Nuwara Eliya – Yala, 4 Hrs

After the breakfast you will be transferred to Yala. The most visited national park in Sri Lanka. The area around Yala has hosted several ancient civilizations.

Attractions/Sightseeing:

  • Jeep safari in the Yala national park to spot leopards, deer, bear and rare birds (45$)
  • Beautiful butterflies, elephants and dozens of other animals will surely keep your camera busy here

 

Optional:

  • Day excursion to Kataragama (45$)

Other Information:

  • Nuwara Eliya to Yala 5 hour journey

Overnight stay and breakfast in Yala:

Option 1: Laya Safari (4*)

Option 2: Cinnamon Wild (5*)

Option 3: Shangri-la’s Hambantota Golf Resort (5* Luxury Resort)

Day 8 & 9:  Yala – Bentota, 4 Hrs

Today you will be transferred to the down south of Sri Lanka. In tropical Sri Lanka, the phrase “Bentota” almost always translates to a mesmerizing holiday in the beach. This coastal paradise, well known for its pristine beaches, aqua blue sea and coral reefs, is your home for the next few days. Engage with your soul whilst exploring the coral reef, try a whale watching trip (optional) early morning or gaze endlessly at the beautiful azure ocean from your private balcony.

Attractions/Sightseeing:

  • Visit Dutch Fort of Galle en-route – the most famous landmark of this town
  • Galle Fort museum    10$
  • Witness coral reeves in glass-bottom boat   25$
  • Mask Factory
  • Dozens of water sports
  • Visit turtle hatchery
  • Visit moon stone extract process and cinnamon making process
  • Engage in fun – filled Madhu river boat safari (45$)

Optional:

  • Whale watching in Mirissa (40$) + Transport (Request a quote)
  • Engage in fishing trip (From 50$)
  • Witness coral reeves in glass-bottom boat (25$)
  • Para motoring in Bentota (100$)
  • Brief Garden, Dharga Town (15$)
  • Jetski (40$)
  • Windsurfing (15$)
  • Tube ride (10$)

Other Information:

• Yala to Bentota, Approx 4.5 Hrs via highway

• Water Sports (Cost Not Included)

Overnight stay and breakfast in Bentota:
Option 1: The Surf (4*)  / Cinnamon Bey (5*)
Option 2: Heritance Ahungalla (5*)

Option 3: Saman Villa (Luxury Boutique Hotel)

Day 10 : Bentota – Colombo, 2 Hrs

After a lovely stay around the beach paradise, you will be transferred to Colombo – the commercial capital and the lively hub of Sri Lanka. Witness the landmark buildings of Colombo, and signature styles of some streets and locations in a Colombo city tour. Perhaps take a fun ride on a three-wheeler, or take stroll down Galle face green. Spend the rest of the day in shopping. It’s much lesser known fact that Sri Lanka, especially famous for high quality yet much cheaper clothing, is also a one of the most sought after destinations for vast variety of precious stones, diamonds, aromatic tea and spices as well as extremely rare handicrafts.

Attractions/ Sightseeing:

  • Galle face green
  • National Museum of Sri Lanka (10$)
  • Vihara Mahadevi Park
  • Independence Square / Independence Musuem
  • Floating market / Pettah Bazaar
  • Red Mosque
  • Engage in Colombo City tour & Shopping
  • Gangaramaya Temple (Optional) 03$

Optional:

  • Dehiwala Zoo (20$) (Half rates for kids)
  • Kelaniya water world (05$)
  • Geoffrey Bawa Museum (5$)

Other Information:

  • Travel Time: Bentota to Colombo Approx 2 Hrs
  • Head scarves not allowed in  Temples

Overnight stay and breakfast in Colombo:

Option 1: OZO Colombo (4*)
Option 2: Shangri-la Colmbo (5*)

Option 3: Uga Residence (Luxury boutique Hotel)

Day  11:Departure. Colombo – Airport, 1 hr

As another beautiful day winding up, you will be leaving Sri Lanka. Wrap up your unforgettable Sri Lanka journey with a good cup of pure Ceylon tea. Then we will be taking you to Airport to connect with departure flight. Have a safe journey!

Ayubowan!

——-End of Journey———

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Travel Time: Approx 1 hr to airport via highway
  • Please reach the airport 3 hrs prior to your flight
  • We recommend on-line check-in to save time and avoid queue
  • Check your valuables, travel documents before leaving the hotels and the vehcile
  • Consider offering tips (customary in Sri Lanka) to guide/ driver if you are satisfied with their services

Terms and Conditions (Forms an integral part of the contract)

Cost includes:

  • Meeting and assistance at the airport on arrival and airport transfer
  • Accommodation at hotels specified or similar with Breakfast starting from day 2
  • Transportation in an Air-conditioned Car ( up to 3 pax) or Van (4 – 10 pax) with English speaking driver guide
  • All local taxes

Cost excludes:

  • Air fare
  • Visa processing charges
  • Lunch, dinner or any other supplements
  • Camera and video permits
  • Optional excursions
  • Tips and porter charges
  • Cost of beverages throughout the tour
  • Any other services not specified above

Payment Conditions:

  • Payment only should be made once you receive your Invoice from Heart Attached (Pvt) Ltd
  • Six weeks or more prior to the travel date – 50% of the total tour cost
  • Six weeks or less – 100% of the tour cost
  • All the bank charges borne by the remitter. Local bank charges borne by us
  • Credit card payment will attract additional 4% to 5% charges depending on the card type

Other Conditions:

  • Once confirmed hotels can be changed within cancellation window only with a cancellation fee. Please request more details of the hotels if required or visit their websites / reviews for more information
  • Excursions / day tours except the ones agreed in the above programme are optional and could be provided on an additional fee
  • Entrance Fees are NOT included to any of the attractions, unless mentioned above
  • Travel insurance is not included in the above cost
  • Visits to wild life parks will be at client’s own risk
  • Jeeps available are very basic with basic insurance cover (not comprehensive as in the case of vehicles used for tours)

Cancellation Charges:

  • 15 days or less – 100% cancellation charge
  • Between 16 days and 30 days – 50% cancellation charges or the equivalent of the first two days charges depending on the programme and period of stay
  • Above 30 days – No cancellation charges provided no commitment or advances are made to 3rd parties
  • During peak seasons, (e.g. Dec – Jan) 100% cancellation charge applicable for cancellation within 30 days

Hotel rules and regulations:

  • The official check-in time at all hotels will be 1400hrs
  • The official check-out time at all hotels will be 1100hrs
  • Early check-in and late check-out are on availability basis
  • Cancellation policy will be applicable for any reduction of rooms after the release period
  • All the supplements should be directly paid to the hotel

Visa & Passport:

Please visit www.eta.gov.lk for further details. A visa fee is applicable
Please ensure your passport is valid for 6 month from the date of arrival