Book this 2024 / 2025 Sri Lanka holiday which will take you to stunning beaches, let you walk among ancient temples, and see amazing wildlife like elephants and leopards in the Yala National Park!
Duration: 13 Days
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Day 1: Depart London to Colombo
Depart London Heathrow in the afternoon to fly to Colombo
Day2: Negombo Beach
Met on arrival at Colombo Airport and transferred to Negombo beach to unwind
Day 3: Negombo then onto Habarana
Morning, visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orhanage. Established in 1975 with seven orphaned elephants, the orphanage has now become a successful captive breeding centre.
Afternoon visit the Dambulla Cave Temple with statues and paintings that chronicle Lord Buddha and his life.
Day 4: visit Sigirya & Polonnaruwa
Morning visit Sigirya, the 5th century rock citadel, a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site.
Afternoon proceed to Polonnaruwa & visit the ruins of the Royal Palace followed by a visit to Gal Viharay, which has 3 splendid statues of the Buddha in 'Upright', 'Sedentary' and 'Recumbent' postures carved out of rock, the Audience Hall, the Lotus Bath, the statue of King Parakramabahu, the former Temple of Tooth Relic, Shivan Temple, Lankathilake, Watadage, Galpotha, and Kiri Viharaya.
Day 5: Habarana to Kandy
Morning proceed to Kandy to visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic, the Kandy lake, the bazaar, the arts & crafts centre and a gem museum
Day 6: Kandy visit Tea Plantation onto Nuwera Eliya
Morning proceed to Nuwera Eliya, the beautiful hill city famous for its tea plantation and tea exports. En route, visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, observe how the quality of tea is graded, have a walk-through of the manufacturing process and enjoy a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory.
Days 7: Nuwera Eliya visit Yala National Park onto Tissamaharama
Morning proceed to Yala National Park, Srilankas largest wildlife park famous for its elephants, wild boars, wild buffaloes, leopards, bears, deer and crocodiles. Large flocks of migratory and indigenous birds are also found here.
Afternoon, proceed on a Jeep game drive in the park
Day 8: Tissamaharama onto either Hikkaduwa or Ahungalla
Transfer from Tissamaharama to your beach resort.
Days 9-12: At leisure
Enjoy 3 Nights at your chosen beach resort to unwind and relax
Day 13: Back home
Transfer to Colombo Airport to fly back to London Heathrow.
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