Hello Sri Lanka
Discover an enchanting lost world on this 12 day trip through Sri Lanka. Explore towering cave temples and vast safari plains, gain an insight into local culture in sleepy rural villages, and spend your evenings with a lively group of fellow travellers and an expert trip leader. Plus, you’ll enjoy unique experiences along the way and interact with a range of local people. Join this unforgettable journey and fall in love with the culture, beauty and friendly people of Sri Lanka.
What you get
Day 1: Arrive in Sri Lanka
Fly into Colombo airport, where you'll be met by a member of the local team and transferred to your beach-front accommodation in Negombo. Meet the rest of the group this evening.
Day 2: Discover Negombo
Delve into the sizzling streets this morning on a tuk tuk tour and explore the local fish market. Then, journey south to the sacred town of Dambulla, where you'll stay in unique glamping accommodation
Day 3: Diverse Dambulla
Start the day with a visit to the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple, before exploring a local village by boat. After a cooking demostration, your day ends watching the sunset over the soaring Sigiriya Rock fortress.
Day 4: Colourful Kandy
Visit a Sri Lankan Spice Garden en route to the tropical city of Kandy. Discover the gleaming white Temple of the Tooth and stroll along the shores of Kandy Lake.
Day 5: Tea and Trains
Plunge south through lush green tea plantations and learn how to pick and make tea. Walk to a local waterfall and then enjoy one of the most scenic journeys in the world on board the train to Ella.
Day 6: Little Adam's Peak
Soak up the tranquil hill-country vibes of Ella. Later, hike to the summit of Little Adam's Peak and drink in the vast panoramic views - all textured greens and soaring hill slopes.
Day 7: Head South
Visit an iconic Sri Lankan landmark - the Nine Arches Bridge. Then, travel south to the green plains of Udawalawe National Park, where you'll spend the night in glamping accommodation.
Day 8: Udawalawe National Park
Journey deep into the heart of the park in a safari jeep and witness the heavy footfall of elephants and water buffalo. Tonight, enjoy sunset on the beach and play cricket with the locals.
Day 9: Coastal Living
Enjoy a free morning on Sri Lanka's most beautiful beach and then travel along the coast for a surf lesson on Weligama Beach.
Day 10: Galle
Watch the stilt fishermen swaying in the shallows and wander along the imposing walls of Galle Fort. Visit a Buddhist monastery and teach the younger monk students some English.
Day 11: Colombo
After a free morning on the beach, journey north along the coast to Colombo. Spend the afternoon strolling along its chic streets, and then enjoy a farewell dinner and party with your group.
Day 12: Tour Ends
Your tour ends this morning in Colombo. Time to head back to the airport or stick around for some more independent travel.
Accommodation & Meals
- 11 nights of accommodation
- Twin-share hotel rooms and glamping resorts
- 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners are included.
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You should arrive into Bandaranaike International Airport on day 1 of this trip. You will be met at the airport by a member of our local team and transferred to your starting accommodation in Negombo. The trip ends in Colombo on day 12.