Sri Lanka is a three-in-one destination, from great historical places to different culture side of formerly known as Ceylon, enthralling Jungle safaris, and European kind beach vacation, Sri Lanka has something that caters to travellers of every kind! This 7 Days/ 6 Nights Sri Lanka tour package includes must-visit places like Pinnawela orphanage, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Nawalpitiya, Colombo which is an ideal plan for honeymooners or family trips. This Sri Lanka tour package provides the list of exciting things to do in Sri Lanka like hiking the famous Adam's peak, Galle Fort, Ravana Ella falls, the exciting rafting experience at Kelani river, and the scenic train ride from Nuwara Eliya.
date_range 6 Nights / 7 Days
Day 1: Katunayake Colombo Airport – Kandy
Arrive at the airport and transfer to Kandy. On your way to Kandy, take a pit stop at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage set amongst the verdant hills of Kegalle is a unique orphanage. This is the world's first and only elephant orphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their mothers. Make good memories and capture moments while feeding the elephants and take a walk with them and see these once abandoned elephants happy and playful in their natural habitat. You can also visit Spice Garden, Temple of Tooth Relic and the Royal Botanical garden. Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel - Kandy.
Day 2: Kandy - Nawalapitiya
A lovely exotic city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which retains an aura of grandeur, time has not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its centre, Now head to Nawalpitiya. Nawalapitiya is a town in Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is in the Kandy District, governed by an Urban Council. It is 38 km away from Kandy and 112 km from Colombo. It is located 589 m above sea level. The town is near Mahaweli Ganga. Beautiful tea gardens and the mesmerizing beauty of the place is breathtaking. Enjoy the day at leisure. Overnight Stay in Nawalpitiya.
Day 3: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya by Train and then Onward to Ella
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Nawalpitiya, en route visit the tea plantation and the scenic drive where you can even see how tea is manufactured. Do taste the famous Ceylon Tea. Also, you can visit the Seetha Amman Temple in Seetha Eliya where as per the Hindu Mythology it’s also called the Ashok Vatika (a part of Ramayana Trail). Then head towards the world's most scenic train ride and experience one of the most beautiful train journeys including one of the most photographed bridge, The Nine Arch Bridge. Reach Ella, Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Explore Ella
After breakfast and some leisure, head to explore the Ella City. Visit the famous Ravana Ella Falls, Ella Spice Garden, Tea Plantation, and Little Adam's Peak. Little Adam's Peak- Go for a quick hike to the top of Little Adam's Peak, an easy walk from downtown Ella in a lush picturesque setting. Enjoy the easy going, 45-minute trek to the summit, admiring views of verdant tea plantations along the way. When you reach the top, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of the rolling green hills and valleys below. Ella Spice Garden- Take a cooking class or simply savour Sri Lanka's authentic cuisine at Ella Spice Garden, a private household set in a highland village amid world-famous tea plantations. Alternatively, you can just stop by for a tasty meal, mostly featuring curry-style traditional dishes. Make sure you call in advance. Ravana Ella Falls- See an impressive natural feature at Ravana Ella Falls, measuring 25 m (82 ft) in height. With several plunge pools and multiple cascades, the area offers a popular walking route, where each of the natural tiers gives extensive views of the surrounding nature reserve, and the individual pools invite you to cool off.
Overnight stay in Ella.
Day 5: Ella with Rafting and Onward Galle City
After breakfast proceed to Colombo, enroute we will take you for a thrilling Rafting Session - Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River in Kithulgala. The Kelani River is popular for 1957 blockbuster movie “Bridge on the River Kwai” in which the bridge was blown when the train was crossing the river. This place is worthwhile for visiting and photographing as you pass the rapids of Kelani River. Rest of the day at leisure. You can visit the World Heritage Site of Galle Fort, a historic 16th-century fortress noted for its well preserved walls and Dutch colonial architecture. Today, a museum, as well as many charming shops and cafes, can be found in the fort's interior. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Galle.
Day 6: Galle Day Excursion
Morning after breakfast, head for full day Excursion of Galle City. Visit Handunugoda Tea Estate, a storied plantation that produced its renowned white tea for the Chinese emperor himself. On a tour of the estate--ranked among the very largest in the world--you'll see the intricate process of tea production, and enjoy a sip or two as you learn about the plantation history. Besides tea, the estate also produces spices, cinnamon, and natural rubber from the surrounding farms. Afterwards, stop in the gift shop to purchase boxes of tea and souvenirs. Then you can enjoy a swim at Jungle Beach, a secluded stretch of sand with gentle, calm waters. To access the beach, you need to drive or hike up to the Peace Pagoda, then climb down the steps through the jungle vegetation, meaning the beach remains less crowded than its nearby counterparts. Pick a sunbed near the beach bar, sunbathe, and have a refreshing drink, or drift further away to a quieter, more deserted part of the beach for some rest and relaxation. Nestled in a secluded cove and protected by a coral reef, Unawatuna Beach resembles a huge saltwater wave pool. The combination of golden sand and laid back atmosphere appeals to visitors from distant corners of the world, who come here to rent a beach shack, grab a cocktail, and watch the waves roll by--and swim and snorkel, of course. Visitors can also rent kayaks and jet skies, or go on a guided fishing trip. Amenities include a number of bars, restaurants, and shops.
Day 7: Airport Departure
Morning after breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to airport for departure. Before that you can visit Colombo. Boasting a rich colonial heritage, Colombo is a melting pot of races, religions, cultures, and fascinating places to visit. A city of contrasts, glimpse magnificent mansions complete with lush gardens and manicured lawns, exclusive fine dining establishments and shopping malls housing premium quality brands, contrasted with busy street markets and party places. The main seaport of Sri Lanka is in Colombo & adjoining it, is Pettah, a local bazaar & trading area. Other places of interest are the beautiful Buddhist temples, Hindu temples, mosques, the historic Wolfendhal church, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Ceramic Corporation famous for its well-known brand “Noritake” and ODEL the renowned shopping centre.
- Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar with CPAI (Continental Plan) – room with breakfast only
- Government Taxes
- Toll Charges (Airport to Colombo & Colombo to Bentota or Galle)
- SIM card on arrival/booking
- City tour to Kandy, Colombo, Nawalpitiya, Ella and Bentota
- Meet and assistance at the Airport
- 1 Rooms on Double/ Triple Sharing
- Train Tickets from Nawalpitiya to Ella( Observation coach)
Rafting: - Starting point is ginigathena and finish at kithulgala
- 2 night's hotel accommodation in Kandy
- 2 night’s hotel accommodation in Ella
- 2 night’ s hotel accommodation in Galle
- Veg, non-veg and Jain meal option on request [at no extra cost]
- English Speaking guide/Private Chauffer
- Please note if your flight lands in Colombo before 5 AM or after 7 PM, there will be an extra supplement charge of 25 USD per person for the airport transfers
- Please note standard hotel check in Time is 2PM and Check out time is 11 AM. If you require early check in (before 2 PM), there will be an extra supplement charge of 40 USD per person
- Transportation in a pvt air conditioned vehicle with Chauffeur – All the drivers we have are English speaking guides
- Entrance fees to site.
- Lunch & Dinner or any meal not mentioned on the above program during the tour.
- Visa Fees (please log on to www.eta.gov.lk).
- Petrol and damage to the vehicle as per the Vehicle provider policy.
- Early check in or late checkout charges.
- Camera or Video permits.