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Duration: 15 Days Route: Negombo to Negombo Style: Adventure Tours Price: US$1,429.00

Sri Lanka

Explore Sri Lanka’s land of hidden temples and caves, sacred Buddhist sites and Hindu shrines. Venture into the British tea plantations, nature reserves and botanical gardens of the hill country. Visit ancient royal capitals, enjoy the urban buzz of leafy Kandy, and trek in the sweeping Horton Plains to see giant Buddha statues, before taking a beach break. There’s no doubt you’ll enjoy Sri Lanka’s rich cultural heritage and tranquillity during this eclectic tour.

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Day 1 Arrive Negombo 2-3 Stop at Negombo's fish market and Aukana's beautiful reservoirs on the way to Anuradhapura where you can visit the extensive religious ruins 4 Explore Polonnaruwa by elephant with a guided tour through the archeological site 5 Climb Sigiriya rock rising out of the jungle 6-7 Drive around Kandy Lake, visit the town and the bazaar and enjoy the gems of the city 8 Sample the delicious local delicacies of Kitulgala 9 Trek through Nuwara Eliya NP to 'World's End' where the 2000m plateau comes to an end 10 Explore Horton Plains NP from Ella, nestled in a sleepy valley 11 Game drive through Yala NP spotting elephants, leopards and bears. Tonight we camp inside the park 12-13 Enjoy the marine wildlife and beaches of Unawatuna 14 Visit Colombo on the way to Negombo 15 Depart Negombo

What's Included

  • Negombo city tour & fish market

  • Anuradhapura Ruins

  • Aukana Buddha

  • Polonnaruwa ruins

  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress & Elephant Safari

  • Dambulla Caves

  • Evening Puja at Temple of the Tooth

  • Kandy city tour

  • Kandy Cultural Dance Show

  • Horton Plains National Park

  • Scenic Train ride

  • Ella and Ravana waterfalls

  • Game drive at Yala NP

  • Galle City Tour

  • Colombo city tour

  • Turtle Hatchery

  • 14 nights in hotels, hostels & guesthouses, 1 nights camping

  • 14 breakfasts, 1 dinners

  • Travel by Public Bus, Private Vehicle

  • Tucan Travel tour leader, English-speaking local guide(s) on included excursions

What's not Included

  • International flights and departure taxes

  • Domestic flight taxes if applicable

  • Tips on included excursions, visas, travel insurance, personal items and single rooms.

  • Airport transfers and pre and post tour accommodation

  • Spending money – budget for meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras

  • Optional excursions - Please see our optional excursions guide on the dossier page for a comprehensive list of optional activities and excursions available on this tour.

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Customer Reviews

Elizabeth

"One of the best ways to do South America! Stunning sights, unbelievably knowledge tour and local guides and time well spent with lifelong friends. An experience like no other."

Received March 2014

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