Tour Plan
  • Visit World Heritage Dambulla Cave Temple.
  • Climbing World Heritage and magnificent Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
  • Safari in the Minneriya National Park, amidst thick wilderness, large herds of elephants, leopards and many wilder beasts.
  • Visit renowned Temple Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha and, Royal Botanical Garden World Heritage city Kandy.
  • Retreat in cool and mountainous Nuwara Eliya amidst lush green and Tea Plantations.
  • Inclusive of all entrance tickets at visiting sites.
  • Inclusive of Buffet Breakfast in the Hotel.
  • Safe transport with English speaking Guide-cum-Chauffeur in an air-conditioned luxury vehicle for the entire tour and stay and from/to airport.
  • Tailor-made package.
  • Accommodation in upper graded 3*, 4* and above.
  • Inclusive of all government taxes and VAT.
Full Details

Below prices are in USD net and inclusive of applicable taxes, Valid from 01st Nov. 2017 – 30th Apr 2018.

  • 07 Nights 08 Days

    • DAY 01: Airport – Negombo
    • DAY 02: Negombo – Habarana
    • DAY 03: Habarana – Sigiriya – Habarana
    • DAY 04: Habarana – Kandy


    • DAY 05: Kandy
    • DAY 06: Kandy – NuwaraEliya
    • DAY 07: NuwaraEliya – Colombo
    • DAY 08: Colombo – Airport


    Upper Graded 3* Hotels Category
     
    No. of Pax23 - 6Child sharing parents without an extra bedChild sharing parents with an extra bed
    Per person sharing a double/twin81073650% of adult50% + USD20
    Single Room Supplement per person23523550% of adult50% + USD20
    Tripple Room Reduction per person252550% of adult50% + USD20

    Note: Below 2 years – infant – free of charge; 2 – 12 years – child; over 12 years – adult
     
    4* Luxury Hotels Category
     
    No. of Pax23 - 6Child sharing parents without an extra bedChild sharing parents with an extra bed
    Per person sharing a double/twin99592350% of adult50% + USD25
    Single Room Supplement per person36036050% of adult50% + USD25
    Tripple Room Reduction per person404050% of adult50% + USD25

    Note: Below 2 years – infant – free of charge; 2 – 12 years – child; over 12 years – adult
     
    The above prices include,

    1. Accommodation at hotels specified below or similar standard on Bed & Breakfast basis.
    2. Services of an English-speaking tourist board licensed chauffeur guide throughout the tour.
    3. Transportation for the entire tour including from/to the International Airport in an air-conditioned vehicle.
    4. Services and Entrance fees for
      • Dambulla cave temple
      • Sigiriya Rock fortress
      • Minneriya national park jeep safari x 1
      • Kandyan Dancing (Cultural Show)
      • Kandy temple of the tooth relic
      • Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
      • Train ride to NanuOya
      • Tea factory visit
  • The above price do not include,

    1. Compulsory Gala Dinner and Peak Period Supplements as specified below.

     
    Upper Graded 3* Hotels Category

    Compulsary SupplementsGoldi SandsSaunter ParadiseThilankaHill ClubThe Sapphire HotelChild Rate
    Festive Supplement
    X'mas Eve (Dec 24) 75.00 35.00 60.00 60.00 35.00 50% of adult
    New Year (Dec 31) 80.00 35.00 65.00 65.00 35.00 50% of adult
    Peak Periods Supplement
    Dec 20 - Dec 31, 2017 60.00 - 20.00 - - -
    Jan 01 - Jan 11, 2018 60.00 - 20.00 - - -
    Jan 12 - Mar 31, 2018 25.00 - - - - -

    Compulsory Gala Dinner Supplements are in USD per Person
     
    4* Luxury Hotels Category
     
    Compulsary SupplementsJetwing BeachHabarana Village by Cinnamon Cinnamon CitadelBlack pool HotelOzo HotelChild Rate
    Festive Supplement
    X'mas Eve (Dec 24) 80.00 110.00 110.00 80.00 - 50% of adult
    New Year (Dec 31) 100.00 120.00 120.00 100.00 - 50% of adult
    Peak Periods Supplement
    Dec 21, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017 60.00 100.00 - 30.00 -
    Dec 23, 2017 - Jan 05, 2018 135.00 60.00 100.00 - 30.00 -
    Jan 06 - Feb 28, 2018 20.00 60.00 100.00 - 30.00 -
    Feb 28, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018 20.00 - - - 30.00 -

    Compulsory Gala Dinner Supplements are in USD per Person
     

  • Location / CityUpper Graded 3* HOTELS CATEGORY4* LUXURY HOTELS
    NegomboGoldi SandsJetwing Beach
    HabaranaSaunter ParadiseHabarana Village by Cinnamon
    KandyThilankaCinnamon Citadel
    Nuwa EliyaHill ClubBlack pool Hotel
    ColomboThe Sapphire HotelOzo Hotel

     
    Important notes/ conditions ,

    1. All hotel classifications are as per the classifications of the Tourist Board of Sri Lanka.
    2. The above rates are net and include government taxes (VAT, TDL & NBT) totaling to 15%.
    3. Optional excursions and additional services could be provided for which we will charge additionally.

Day 01 – Arrival/ Negombo

You will get your first taste of warm Sri Lankan hospitality, the representative/guide from TransAsia Silk Road Travel Partner will arrange transfer to the hotel in Negombo.

Negombo is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in Western Province, Sri Lanka. The Bandaranayake International Airport is located close to this city. The city is known for its great and olden trawling industry with busy fish markets, sandy beaches, hotels and restaurants. Due to bounty of seafood, the town restaurants are a gourmet’s delight. There are also local handicrafts, batiks and jewelry boutiques on the beaches and shops in the city. Fishing and tourism is the main economy of this city.


In the evening relax at the hotel.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Negombo

Day 02 – Negombo/ Habarana

After breakfast leave to Habarana. En route visit the caves of Dambulla. Dambullais a popular tourist destination in Sri Lanka, the popular cave temple complex dated to the 2nd century BC is declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO. There are over 80 caves in Dambulla, some of which are used for meditation by monks. The Famous Rock temple has five separate caves containing 153 magnificent Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan monarchs and 4 Hindu deities.

Dambulla sheltered King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne, he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found in the Island. In the first Cave is a recumbent image of the Buddha 47ft long cut out of the Rock. There are images of deities associated with Buddhism all around. The frescoes on the walls and the ceiling are the oldest here but they are over painted in the Kandy period.



Continue journey to Habarana and check in to hotel.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Negombo

Day 03 – Habarana / Sigiriya / Habarana

This morning after breakfast you drive to Sigiriya. SIGIRIYA – is a “World Heritage Site” and the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600-foot high rock. On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges the guardhouses. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of 21 life sized damsels still shining in their original colors. The Water Gardens, Fountain Garden, Summerhouses, Boulder Gardens and the Caves within the enclosed area should not be missed.

Afternoon jeep safari of Minneriya national wild life sanctuary Witness nature its best, with the beauty of the wild animals in their natural habitat. Inside the park you will come across with the wild boars, Elephants and Deer and many more animals roaming freely as nature intended them to live. Return to hotel and relax in the evening.

Overnight stay at Habarana

Day 04 – Habarana / Kandy

After breakfast proceed Kandy.

Sri Lanka is well known to produce spices. So on your way in the afternoon you’ll stop to visit a spice garden. Here you can see the plants that produce nearly all the common spices and learn about their culinary and medicinal uses, and have a chance to buy some.

Afternoon you’ll return for a city tour of Kandy before which you will have a brief stopover to shop at the Gem
Shops, Curios and Batiks that you get in plenty on your way. By late afternoon you’ll arrive in Kandy. Evening you get a chance to witness a Kandian dance pageant and perhaps afterwards meet some of the dancers to learn all about the traditional Sinhalese dancing.

Overnight stay at Kandy

Day 05 – Kandy

KANDY – the hill capital is another “World Heritage Site”. It was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings during the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule and finally ceded to the British in 1815 after an agreement. To the Buddhists of Sri Lanka and the World, Kandy is one of the most sacred sites as it is the home of the “Dalada Maligawa” – Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha.

Afternoon visit Peradeniya Botanical gardens. There are more than 5,000 species of trees, plants and creepers. Some rare and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world are found in the gardens. Spice Garden and Orchid House are popular with tourists.

There are 5 Palm Avenues beautifying the gardens, the earliest and tallest Palm Avenue (Royal Palm Avenue) was planted in 1905 and the Double Coconuts from the Seashells Island, with the largest seed of all plants in the world are one such avenue. Late afternoon returns to hotel and relax.

Overnight stay at Kandy

Day 06 – Kandy / Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast proceed to Peradeniya railway station to take a train ride to Nanuoya. Enjoy the nice sceneries of hill country. East of the ridge of the Central Highlands lie a series of picturesque hills; as this area is sheltered by the massif of the highlands, the climate is dry and sunny – in marked contrast to the cloudy lushness of the Highlands. At the Nanuoya railway station, you will meet your chauffer guide and continue your journey. Afternoon visit a tea factory, to witness the manufacture process of world famous Ceylon Tea. You also can taste a
freshly brewed tea as well.

Tea plantation in Nuwara Eliya sri lanka travel transasia

Continue your journey to hotel and relax.

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

Day 07 – Nuwara Eliya / Colombo

After breakfast proceed to Colombo. Colombo is the business and commercial center and the new capital is Sri
Jayawardhanapura Kotte, only a few miles away. Colombo was only a small seaport, which came into prominence in the
16th Century with the arrival of the Portuguese in 1505 and the development of it as a major Harbor took place during the British period. Colombo became the capital of Sri Lanka in 1815 after Kandyan Kingdom was ceded to the British. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street – the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area where there is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, the Dutch Church, Galle face green, Race course – Shopping complex, Independence Memorial Hall, Nelumpokuna theatre are some of the sites to be visited.

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Overnight stay at Colombo

Day 08 – Colombo / Airport

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After breakfast leave Airport, according to your flight details.

End of the tour

This is all the beauty very much unique to the little pearl in the Indian Ocean that diversified landscapes, climates and on top of everything the amazing hospitality from its people, the every single person you happened to meet during your tour, probably never encounter anywhere around the globe! As this tiny Island fades away on your flight back, we hope you carry lasting memories and relish in them until we meet again with your next tour with us. As we, TRANSASIA Silk Road Travel Partner are in the quest of being your exclusive Travel Partner along the Silk Road, inclined to Sri Lanka, earnestly waiting to see your writing to us at say@traveltransasia.com your suggestions, if any shortcoming had you ever had during your tour with us that will enable us to improve our service exclusively to your fellow travelers and amaze you that we had paid attention to every detail, every single word and letter you shared with us when we welcome you again not as travelers but as old friends.

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