Colonial Roots

8 Nights 9 Days | Private Guided Tour

Colonial Tour is for you who are fascinated to enjoy the best of culture, history, natural beauty of Sri Lanka. Experiencing the island in all its diversity – from ancient rock fortresses and temples would let you experience the best of the island.

What to Expect

Explore the Royal city of Kandy including Temple of the Tooth, a walk through the Royal Botanical Gardens, an amazing 3 different temples, Gadaladeniya, Lankatilaka and Embekke Temple and experience the cultural and architectural masterpieces, Gem Crafting, Woodcarving and Batiks.

“The Little England”, Nuwara Eliya would give you the most scenic memories from Sri Lanka. You will enjoy the beauty of the waterfalls, tea plantations, majestic views from the precipice of World’s End in Horton Plains National Park. Enjoy the Sea breeze in the in Galle while exploring the the secrets of Galle where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters.

See the biggest mammals on earth, the whales, in their natural habitat at Mirissa fishery harbor, Learn about the five endangered sea turtle species at a Turtle Hatchery and finally explore the Commercial Capital of Sri Lanka, the city of Colombo to complete your journey in Sri Lanka. Fly back home with memories of a splendid vacation in tropical paradise!

Highlights

Itinerary

Day 01 - Airport - Kandy

As you land, you will be transferred to Kandy after a 3 to 3½ hrs journey and check into the hotel. Later afternoon, make a visit to the Temple of the Tooth and later witness the Cultural dance Show.

Hotel: Queens Hotel • Meals: Dinner

Day 02 - Kandy - Kandy

After breakfast, proceed to Peradeniya and visit the Royal Botanical Gardens. On completion proceed to visit an amazing 3 different temples in Kandy, Gadaladeniya Temple, Lankatilaka Temple and Embekke Temple. Thereafter, explore the Royal City of Kandy.

Hotel: Queens Hotel • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 03 - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

Today, you will explore the city of Nuwara Eliya, witness the Ramboda Falls, visit a Tea Factory and get a guided tour through the Tea Estate Thereafter, return to hotel and relax.

Hotel: Hill Club • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 04 - Nuwara Eliya

Early morning with packed breakfast, proceed to Horton Plains to go on a lovely trek. On completion return to hotel and relax. Later in the evening proceed to explore the beautiful town of Nuwara Eliya.

Hotel: Hill Club • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 05 - Nuwara Eliya – Kithulgala - Galle

After breakfast, proceed to Galle. En route make a stop at Kithulgala visit the Bridge on the River Kwai. On completion check into the hotel and relax.

Hotel: Closenburg • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 06 - Galle - Mirissa - Galle

Early morning proceed to Mirissa fishery harbor to go on a whale watching tour in Mirissa. On completion return back to the hotel and relax. Later in the evening, visit the Old Colonial City of Galle.

Hotel: Closenberg • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 07 - Galle

Breakfast at hotel; spend rest of the day at leisure by beach or pool and enjoying the other facilities of the hotel.

Hotel: Closenberg • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 08 - Galle - Kosgoda - Mount Lavinia

Today, after breakfast, proceed to Mount Lavinia. En route make a stop at a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda. On completion continue your journey to Mount Lavinia and check into hotel.

Hotel: Mount Lavinia Hotel • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 09 - Mount Lavinia

After breakfast, proceed to Colombo and do a city tour of Colombo. Enjoy the nightlife as you party till the morning.

Hotel: Mount Lavinia Hotel • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 10 - Mount Lavinia - Airport

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and transfer to the Airport for your departure flight back home with all the happy memories in the beautiful island, Sri Lanka.

Meals: Breakfast

Best time to Travel

This is an all-year-round trip. However, its best to avoid the rainy months of May and June.

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