11 day sample itinerary

Sri Lanka Tour and Beach Stay Multi Centre

Temples, elephants and golden beaches

Take our private escorted Classic Ceylon Tour for seven nights, visiting all of Sri Lanka's natural beauty. From a climb up the ancient fortress of Sigiriya Rock if you're feeling brave, witnessing majestic elephants in their natural habitat in Minneriya National Park, to visiting the historic colourful Kandy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Add on a two night extension to your seven night Classic Ceylon Tour and visit Yala National Park. With game drives throughout Sri Lanka's most famous national park, experience all of the beautiful wildlife it has to offer. With leopards, elephants and much more, this tour is perfect for any wildlife enthusiast. Why not then indulge yourself on any one of Sri Lanka's beautiful coastal resorts. Nestled within stunning landscapes and golden beaches, a beach stay is perfect for ultimate relaxation and tranquility after your touring exploration.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Explore Dambulla Rock Temple, one of the most impressive of Sri Lanka's cave temples
  • Head to Sigiriya to climb the 5th Century rock fortress, a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres from the jungle
  • Enjoy the vibrant colours and markets of Kandy
  • Minneriya National Park is home to majestic elephants
  • Golden sands of the west coast beaches

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
15 days
Guide Price
€2,159 per person
Price based on
Based on May 19, departure from Dublin, 7 night’s tour, meal basis as per itinerary and 7 night’s bed and breakfast in a Superior Courtyard room, including transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Included
  • Accommodation as detailed with private facilities (alternative hotels may be used depending on availability).
  • Meals as stated.
  • Air-Conditioned transportation, with an English speaking driver and guide.
Not included
  • International Flights
  • Visa's and departure tax
  • Optional Excursions
  • Tips for the guide or driver

Itinerary Breakdown

After being picked up from the airport, you can enjoy your first day by visitingthe city ofColombo at your own leisure. following your first night in Colombo, you will spend your next three nights in the Sigiriya area,embarking on some of Sri Lanks most famour sights andexperiences. From the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress,Dambulla Cave Temple,Habarana andPolonnaruwa.
Following your previous nights in Sigiriya, the vibrant colourfulKandy is next on your itinerary, two nights and days will be spent exploring theTemple of the Tooth Relic, thePinnawela Elephant Orphanage,and Peradeniya's Botanical Gardens.
Lastly, you will make your way toNuwara Eliya visiting the most famous Sri LankanTea plantations and tea factory.Try adding on a two night extension and visit Sri Lanka's famous Yala National Park. Enjoy game drives and wildlife spotting before heading to your next destination.

Located one of the most beautiful stretches of beach in Sri Lanka, the AVANI Bentota Resort and Spa is an attractive hotel designed by famous architect Geoffrey Bawa. Treat yourself to a spa treatment after relaxing by one of the two pools, or take a bit of time out of the sun with a refreshing drink at the bar.

Points of Interest

  • Sri Lanka

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Feeling adventurous? Then why not climb the magnificent 200 metre tall Sigiriya Rock Fortress
    • Explore the Temple of the Tooth relic, home to a tooth of Buddha himself
    • Visit the colourful city of Kandy, where historical buildings and botanical gardens await
    • Extend you seven night Classic Ceylon Tour by adding two nights at Yala National Park. Yala hosts the highest density of Leopards in the country