A Week in Paradise

7 Nights 8 Days | Private Guided Tour | 1 – 10 Persons

A week in Sri Lanka covering a glimpse of its Culture, Heritage, Hills, and the beach all packed together. A Tour for a quick exploration and getaway.

What to Expect

Sri Lanka indeed is a paradise where its beauty diverse from misty mountain peaks to tropical rainforest to golden sandy beaches. This little island is the best escape for your tropical getaway. Week in Sri Lanka will take you through all major attractions which made this to be often called as a tourist paradise.

You will learn about the rich culture and the heritage of ancient Sri Lanka while exploring Dambulla Temple, Sigiriya and the sacred Temple of Tooth Relic during this tour and be ready to be amazed by her wild side by engaging in a safari drive in Kaudulla National Park. Enjoy the breath-taking sceneries in Nuwara Eliya and taste the world’s finest tea while witnessing how it’s made.

Island is blessed with some pristine beaches where you can relish the salty breeze. Eat and wander around the country like a local but be cautious, you will undeniably fall in love with this paradise island!.

Highlights

Itinerary

Day 01 - Airport - Habarana

Once you arrive in the island, you will be leaving to Habarana, where you will be spending the first two nights of your journey. Check in to the hotel and relax before you start your amazing journey of exploring the paradise. Later in the evening visit the historical Dambulla Cave Temple which encompasses some masterpieces of Sri Lankan rich culture and the heritage. The place was declared as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1991.

Return to the hotel, relax and settle down for your first dinner.

Hotel: Cinnamon Lodge • Meals: Dinner

Day 02 - Habarana

After the breakfast, visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, called by many names including “The Lion Rock” for its initial name of “Sinhagiri”. Sigiriya was a royal citadel for 18 years (477-495) when it was fortified by King Kasyapa which holds some exceptional architectural and irrigational technologies. Return to the hotel that morning and relax. You may have lunch at a place of your choice today. Later in that evening, you will leave for Kaudulla National Park to embark on an evening Safari. Kaudulla National Park is one of best national parks to spot Elephants in Sri Lanka. It is home to 200+ elephants, monkeys, crocodiles and even a handful of leopards.

With beautiful wild memories, come back to the hotel and relax and get ready for your dinner at the hotel.

Hotel: Cinnamon Lodge • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 03 - Habarana - Kandy

After a hearty breakfast, check-out of the hotel, and proceed to prestigious city, Kandy. En-route to Kandy, stop to visit a Spice Garden in Matale to witness how Sri Lanka became a globally popular country for its herbs and spices. At the end of your visit, stop in the souvenir shop to purchase some exotic spices.

On arrival to Kandy thereafter, check-in and relax. Later that evening; go on a technical tour related to the arts such as gem crafting, woodcarving and batiks and settle down for an amazing Cultural Dance Experience. Be wowed by fire dancers and sword dancers. Watch the colorful Kandyan dancers take to the air to the thrumming primal beat of the drums.

Spend the rest of the evening in the hotel.

Hotel: Earl’s Regency • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 04 - Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

Today, after breakfast, check-out of the hotel and continue your journey towards Nuwara Eliya, “The Little England of Sri Lanka” Before you leave Kandy, visit the The Temple of the Sacred Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) which was originally built by the Kandyan Kings in 1595, to house and honour the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. Thereafter, proceed towards Ramboda Falls where you can enjoy your lunch overlooking the amazing Ramboda Falls. Finally, on arrival to Nuwara Eliya, check in to the hotel.

In the evening learn about the productions of world’s finest tea in Sri Lanka. You will start out in the plantation itself to learn about how tea is cultivated, then visit the factory where ancient machines pre-dating the industrial revolution wither, roll and dry the tea. Treat your taste buds with either of one specific type of tea or occasionally of the various specialties of that factory.

Hotel: Jetwing St Andrews • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 05 - Nuwara Eliya - Beruwala

Have your breakfast and check out the hotel and continue your journey to Bentota for your beachy experience in Sri Lanka. Check in to The Palms Beruwela and settle down for a relaxing evening.

Beruwela’s broad and attractive beach called the “Golden Mile” is a pristine beach of golden sand, well sheltered by the palm groves that spread along the coastal stretch. Enjoy your evening in the wide beach that basks in the glorious tropical sun from the direction of the ocean is well shaded with the lush greenery of the landside.

Hotel: Cinnamon Bey • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 06 – Beruwela

In the morning, visit the Madu River in Balapitiya and a turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda. Traverse the dark and dangerous caverns formed by the thick mangrove forests; interspersed with bright open stretches of water. Learn more about mangroves and their positive effect on ecology. You will get a chance to witness crocodiles, water snakes, tree snakes and wild boars in their natural habitat during your journey here.

We recommend you have your lunch at a local restaurant to eat like a local and visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Get a chance to see, touch and feed baby turtles; or even injured adult turtles that the Turtle Hatchery cares for.

After collecting these amazing bunch of memories, return to the hotel and pack all your belongings along with a memory of a splendid journey which you will cherish for the life as you spend the last night of your holiday.

Hotel: Cinnamon Bey • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 07 - Beruwela - Airport

Today, depending on your departure flight time, you can either relax or check out of the hotel. Don’t forget to recollect the memories of your trip with your chauffer and write your feedback.

Meals: Breakfast

Best time to Travel

This is an all-year-round trip.

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