Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours

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Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours

Sri Lanka and Maldives in 12 days

 

Duration

12 Days

Price

Starting From USD 1795 per person

Inclusions

  • Accommodation for 7 nights in Sri Lanka staying in small authentic hotels with breakfast
  • Private transfers with an English-speaking chauffeur during Sri Lanka sector
  • 1st class train ticket from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in a four-star hotel with breakfast in Maldives
  • Shared return ferry transfers when in Maldives

Day 01 and Day 2 - Galle

On your arrival, our representative will receive you at the arrival lounge of Colombo International Airport and transfer you to Galle, southern capitol of Sri Lanka where history, people and beach is waiting for you.

You will be staying two nights in Galle in a small boutique hotel by the beach closer to the town and historical Galle Fort. After some relaxing time at the hotel, you could explore the markets, historical Dutch Fort and spend some relaxing time by Unawatuna Beach.

Day two morning, our cycling guide from the village will pick you for a countryside cycling trip interior of Galle to explore the country side of Galle. South of Sri Lanka, around Galle offers many opportunities to the cyclist to experience the real life of Sri Lankans. Being the best part of the island to grove cinnamon, our cycle trails takes you through the cinnamon plantations. Our experience cycle guides will explain you about the process of cinnamon peeling. Tea gardens and the natural Rubber trees are plenty on the cycle trail. Day today life of the people, traditional and cultural aspects of the villagers can be experienced while cycling.

Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours

Day 3 to Day 5 - Ella

Your next destination will be Ella, one of the most popular hill side town in the central hills of Sri Lanka where you will be staying three nights in a small independent hotel with jaw dropping views of Ella gap. Leave Galle in midday and reach Udawalawe on your way to Ella in time for the afternoon safari in Udawalawe National Park to see Elephants in the wild. Udawalawe NP is one of the best places to see Asian Elephants in Sri Lanka, in large herds.

During your stay in Ella, when not lounging by the pool with a good book, you may venture out to explore the myriad of attractions that Ella has to offer. To name a few, 9 Arch Bridge built by British rulers during colonial time, natural wonders such as Little Adam's Peak and Ella Rock are the highlights to experience when in Ella. Tuk Tuk ride and a Tea estate walk up to Lipton's Seat is one of a kind and unique experience to enjoy when in Ella.

Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours

Day 6 - Kandy

Take the scenic and popular train journey from Ella to Kandy, for one-night stay. Kandy is the most important cultural town of Sri Lanka where Lord Buddha's Tooth Relic now calls home at Kandy's Royal Palace known as The Temple of Tooth Relic. An afternoon walk around Kandy Lake followed by attending the cultural dance show and paying homage to Temple of Tooth Relic is the way to go in this one day stop over in Kandy. During the visit to Temple of Tooth Relic you would be able to witness centuries old pilgrimage rituals of Buddhists in Sri Lanka. You will be staying in a small family owned guest house near Kandy town and we suggest that you take an evening stroll in Kandy town followed by a chilled beer or two in roadside bar.

Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours

Day 7 - Negombo

Drive down to Negombo for the last night in Sri Lanka before heading to Maldives. Before leaving Kandy, you could take a leisurely walk in Peradeniya Botanical Garden which is a highlight in Kandy. Have a relaxing afternoon in Negombo staying in a small guest house near Negombo beach.

Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours

Day 8 to Day 11 - Maldives

On day 8 you will be flown to Male, the capitol of Maldives, just 1-hour flight from Colombo International Airport. Upon arrival, our representative will transfer you to a fine 4-star resort, just 15 minutes ferry ride from the airport. The resort is well equipped with diving, snorkeling and other water activities and sports activities such as Tennis to keep you fit and engaged. When not reading your favourite book under a shade of palm tree, explore the house reef with crystal clear water for colourfull marine life.

Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours
Sri Lanka & Maldives Highlights Tours

Day 12 - Flight back home

Say good bye to friendly Islanders and make your way to Male International Airport to fly back home.