28 April 2021

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Price: From £2455/person

Private Driver Guide throughout the Holiday

Jeep Safari in Minneriya National Park

Visit the Ancient Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Enjoy a Lunch at a Local Farmer's House

Enjoy a 2-hour scenic train ride from Nanuoya Railway Station to Haputhale

Game drives in Yala National Park

Game drives in Udawalawa National Park

Day 1: Arrive at Colombo & Transfer to Pannala


Ayubowan! Arrive at Colombo International Airport where your driver will greet you and take you to your hotel, which is around a 45-minute-drive away. Enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure.

Overnight In Pannala.

Meals included: None

The view of Pannala in Sri Lanka

Day 2: Travel to Dambulla & Enjoy a Safari in Minneriya


Breakfast at the hotel, then your driver will take you to the heart of the Cultural Triangle, to Dambulla. There will be a lunch-stop en-route (payable locally). Check in to your hotel in the early afternoon and relax. Visit Minneriya National Park in the afternoon on a 4×4 Game drive. Explore the park with a naturalist guide who will help to spot the local wildlife, including the Asian elephant, sambar, and sloth bear.

Overnight in Dambulla.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Elephant safari in Minneriya

Day 3: Visit Sigiriya


Start today with an early breakfast and discover Rock Fortress of Sigiriya which was built in the fifth century. You will be able to climb to the top with your private guide who will explain the history and myths of this UNESCO World Heritage site. After the visit of the fortress, you will have lunch at the local farmer’s house. The owner Sampath will welcome you with a warm smile to his humble abode. The dining area is set with amazing views to the surrounding rice paddies and the mountain range. Enjoy one of the best rice and curries from the region, which are served in traditional clay pots.

Overnight in Dambulla.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Sigiriya rock in Sri Lanka

Day 4: Explore Kandy & Transfer to the Tea & Experience Factory Hotel


Today you will leave Dambulla. Your destination for today is the Tea & Experience Factory Hotel. On the way to your new accommodation, we will stop for a couple of hours to visit the beautiful Kandy. After arrival at Kandy, visit the Temple of the Tooth from the sixteenth century. The temple is world-famous of the sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha which was brought to Sri Lanka from the Kalinga province in ancient India. You will have the chance to try another homestay restaurant where you can discover the excellent flavours of Sri Lanka. In the afternoon, continue to the Tea & Experience Factory Hotel in Mandaram Nuwara. Travel Time: 1hour & 30 Minutes.

Overnight in Mandaram Nuwara.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Temple in Kandy Sri Lanka

Day 5: Free day for Leisure


Free day for leisure, or optional activities at the hotel: Leaf to Cup Experience, Gastronomic Experiences, Discovering the tea terraces, Explore waterfalls, Walk in the forest…etc.

Overnight in Mandaram Nuwara.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Tea Plantation in Sri Lanka

Day 6: Nanuoya to Ella / Haputhale Train Ride 

After your breakfast at the hotel, your driver will take you to Nanuoya Railway station. Embark on one of the most scenic train rides in Asia. Your journey to Haputhale will take around 2 hours. Sit back and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the highlands while the train makes its way through lush tea plantations. Your guide will pick up from Ella / Haputhale Railway station and transfer you to the hotel.

Overnight in Ella / Haputhale.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Train ride in Sri Lanka

Day 7: Explore Ella


Breakfast at the resort and then travel to Ella and explore this charming town. Ella is famous for its luscious mountains, beautiful landscapes, tea plantations, treks, waterfalls and train rides. Lifestyle in Ella is a more laidback but friendly people. The simple hike to “Little Adams Peak” is a must and the beautiful landscapes and mountains that loom before you when you reach the summit will amaze you. If time permits, you could also explore the “9 Arch Bridge” and certainly visit the Rawana Ella Waterfalls. Return to the resort in the afternoon.

Overnight in Haputhale.

Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner

The famous Nine Arch Bridge in Ella

Day 8: Travel to Weerawila & Explore Yala National Park


Breakfast at the resort and proceed to your lodge which is located nearby a bird sanctuary by the Weerawila lake. The location provides an excellent opportunity to discover Yala, Udawalawe or do some birding watching day trips. Enjoy a game drive in Yala National Park in the afternoon.

Overnight in Weerawila.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Elephants in Yala

Day 9: Full Day Safari in Yala National Park


Enjoy a full-day game drive in Yala National Park looking for Asiatic leopards, elephants and many more.

Overnight in Weerawila.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Leopard in Yala

Day 10: Discover Udawalawe National Park


Breakfast at the lodge, relax in the morning at your accommodation. In the afternoon, discover Udawalawe National Park on a 4×4 game drive.

Overnight in Weerawila.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Elephant in Udawalawa

Day 11: Full Day Safari in Udawalawe National Park


Spend today the whole day at Udawalawe National Park looking for wildlife.

Overnight in Weerawila.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Egret in Udawalawa

Day 12: Departure Day, or Beach Extension


Check out from your lodge after breakfast and head back to Colombo Airport, or extend your stay at one of the beautiful hotels on the South coast.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Fishermen on the beach of Sri Lanka


The Notary’s House (Luxury & Premium)

A luxury six-bedroom boutique hotel which is located approx. 60-minute away from Colombo Airport. This unique hotel is surrounded by extensive gardens and by a coconut grove in the Sri Lankan countryside. This heritage property offers spacious rooms, a swimming pool and great food. It is an ideal place to start your holiday as it reflects the traditional and contemporary local architecture and design.

Dambulla / Sigiriya

Water Garden Sigiriya (Luxury)

Water Garden Sigirya is a 33-acre property which offers 30 luxury villas near Sigiriya. The villas spread around some beautifully designed waterways, lush gardens and water streams. The hotel creates a great mix between nature and historic surroundings.

Kambukgaha Villa Hotel (Premium)

One of the nicest hotels in Sigiriya. It is a peaceful, rustic hideaway in rural Sri Lanka, surrounded by rice fields where wild animals roam. Enjoy one of its comfortable rooms, bungalows or villas while exploring Sigiriya and/or Minneriya.

Mandaram Nuwara

Tea & Experience Factory (Luxury & Premium)

The hotel – originally an old tea factory – from the nineteenth century has been completely redecorated to a luxury accommodation between the peaks of the Central Highlands. An excellent place to learn about the history of tea production and a perfect option to discover the nearby wonders of the Highlands.

Ella / Haputhale

98 Acres Resort & Spa (Luxury)

98 Acres Resort and Spa is a boutique luxury hotel that sits over a 98-acre tea estate. Enjoy the breath-taking views, relax by the pool or take up on one of the interesting excursions that Ella has to offer.

Melheim Resort (Premium)

This resort hotel is nestled among the tea plantations of the highlands and offers warm Sri Lankan hospitality and the luxury of relaxation. It is a perfect place to enjoy the surrounding nature and explore Ella, Adams Peak and many more.

Yala / Weerawila

Ceylon Wild Safaris (Luxury)

Ceylon Wild Safari offers 6 luxurious tents at the buffer zone of Yala National Park. Enjoy and relax in your comfortable, air-conditioned tents with your private plunge pools between safaris,

Flameback Eco Lodge (Premium)

Thes luxury tented lodges are located by the peaceful Weerawila Lake, in the middle of a bird sanctuary. A perfect place to observe some birds or to discover Yala and Uduwalawe National Parks. The seven lodges are a great combination of modern luxury and indigenous heritage.

Prices & Inclusions


Travel Period

Holiday Price

Single Supplement

15th January 2023 – 30th April 2023

£3835/person £1530/person

01st May – 14th July 2023

£3425/person £1275/person

15th July – 31st August 2023

£3775/person £1490/person

1st September 2023 – 19th December 2023

£3765/person £1425/person


Travel Period

Holiday Price

Single Supplement

15th January 2023 – 30th April 2023

£2555/person £860/person

01st May – 14th July 2023

£2455/person £820/person

15th July – 31st August 2023

£2535/person £865/person

1st September 2023 – 19th December 2023

£2505/person £820/person


  • 11 night accommodation on a double/twin share basis
  • 6 nights Half Board
  • 4 nights All Inclusive (luxury) or Full Board (premium)
  • Activities as per the itinerary
  • Experience driver guide throughout the holiday
  • Entrance fees as per the program



  • International Flights
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Visa Fees
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Sri Lanka, previously known as Ceylon, is an island country south of the Indian Subcontinent. The Island is in the India Ocean, and it offers a wide range of cultural landmarks, outstanding cuisine, lush tea plantations, exciting national parks and beautiful golden sand beaches. This relatively small country has 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Island’s tropical climate makes it a year-round destination.


It is one of the best places to observe Sri Lankan Elephants and the Sri Lankan leopards in the wild and its Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a birding hotspot. The South Coast is the best place to watch whales between November and April.


Sri Lanka offers a great variety of cultural and natural sights, wildlife watching and some excellent spots for relaxation at the end of your holiday.

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