visiting temple: Yes, Please dress accordingly Transportation:: Private transport Pick-up location and time: Colombo, Negombo, Bentota, 0700 hrs Cancellation Policy: Full refund for on cancellation 24 hours before the trip
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This 5-night private tour offers the perfect introduction for first-time visitors to Sri Lanka. Your customizable itinerary includes four UNESCO World Heritage sites: the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Golden Temple of Dambulla and Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic) in Kandy. Visit a tea plantation, Spice Garden and the Royal Botanic Gardens, plus enjoy a scenic journey from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya. Includes round-trip private transport from Bandaranaike International Airport or your hotel in Colombo, Mount Lavinia or Negombo.

  • Experience Sri Lanka’s historical and cultural heritage with a private guide
  • Visit the UNESCO sites of Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, Sigiriya and Kandy
  • Tour the Spice Garden and Royal Botanic Gardens of Peradeniya
  • Take a scenic railway ride to Nanuoya

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats, available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.

Trip Includes

  • 5 nights accommodation in standard hotels (Fresco water villa hotel-Sigiriya/Dambulla, Devon hotel-Kandy, hotel mirage -Colombo
  • 5 Breakfasts at the hotel (starting from day 2)
  • Colombo sightseeing tour
  • Kandy sightseeing tour
  • Nuwar Eliya sightseeing tour
  • Ceylon tea trail
  • Trek to Cambodia waterfall
  • Seetha temple
  • Gregory lake
  • Pickup and drop-off at the airport or local hotels
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Service of a chauffeur-guide for the entire tour
  • Mineral water during sightseeing tours and overland trips
  • All current taxes

Trip Excludes

  • Sri Lanka visa-related fees
  • Entrance fees for
    • Sigiriya rock fortress
    • Dambulla golden cave temple
    • Tooth relic temple
    • Royal botanical garden
    • Polonnaruwa historical site
    • Victoria Park Nuwara Eliya
  • Any change in tax structure resulting from the hike in published tariff
  • Any video / still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit
  • Any others expense not mentioned on Price Includes section
  • Gratuities
  • Site Guides

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Itineraries

Day 1

Time : 6:00 am

COLOMBO / SIGIRIYA

You will be met and warmly greeted by your personal chauffeur guide at the Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and driven to Sigiriya (Approx. 4 hours drive),

Stop At the Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya Site between the towns of Dambulla and Habarane, Sigiriya Sri Lanka .

Spend Overnight in Sigiriya. Accommodation is a 3-star hotel or similar grade on Half board basis, duration: 4 hours.

Day 2

Time : 8:00 am

SIGIRIYA / POLONNARUWA / SIGIRIYA

After leisurely breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya.

Morning: Visit The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (UNESCO world heritage site) with approx. 2 hours drive.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At the Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya Site between the towns of Dambulla and Habarane

Visit Sigiriya Sri Lanka Afternoon: Climb the famous Sigiriya rock fortress and visit rocky abode and water gardens, a UNESCO world heritage and one of the Wonders of the World).

Overnight stay at a 3-star hotel in Sigiriya

Day 3

Time : 7:00 am

DAMBULLA / KANDY

After the breakfast leave for the hotel in Kandy, En-route,

Stop At Dambulla Cave Temple, and Visit the Cave temple of Dambulla (UNESCO world heritage site), a batik factory and a spice garden where you can see the best spices in Sri Lanka, duration: 2 hours,

Dambulla Cave Temple

Morning: Visit the Cave temple of Dambulla (UNESCO world heritage site), a batik factory and a spice garden where you can see the best spices in Sri Lanka. duration: 2 hours.

Later visit Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

Afternoon: You will do the city tour of Kandy including a visit to the temple of the sacred tooth relic, duration: 1 hour.

Stop At: Kandy Lake

You will also do an upper lake drive and visit the market square, gem lapidary and more.

Overnight stay at a 3-star hotel in Kandy

Day 4

Time : 9:00 am

KANDY

After the breakfast leave for a sightseeing tour of Kandy, and proceed to Nuwara Eliya En-route,

Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens

Visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden, one of the best botanical gardens in Asia, duration: 2 hours.

Stop At: Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa Sri Lanka

Visit Ramboda waterfalls and enjoy the beauty of nature, duration: 30 minutes.

Stop At: Tea Factory, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka

On completion of this visit, you will be driven to Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit a tea plantation and tea factory where the best tea in the world is produced, duration: 2 hours

Overnight stay at a 3-star hotel in Nuwara eliya

Day 5

Time : 8:00 am

NUWARA ELIYA-COLOMBO

After the breakfast leave for Colombo, en-route

Stop At: Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya

Enjoy a city tour of Nuwara Eliya including a visit to Victoria Park, Gregory Lake and drive to Colombo for the overnight, duration: 2 hours.

En route visit St Clair's waterfalls, duration: 15 minutes

En route visit Devon waterfalls, duration: 15 minutes

Overnight Stay at a 4-star hotel in Colombo

Day 6

Time : 9:00 am

COLOMBO-AIRPORT

After breakfast, you will be dropped off at the airport or your hotel in Negombo or Kalutara, duration: 1 hour.

End of the trip

  1. :

    First time with Seerendipity and had a great time. Great tour leader and a mix of inclusions, activities, and experiences hard to find elsewhere. Loved Sri Lanka, thank you to Seerendipity and all the wonderful people we met.

  2. :

    Seriously people you have to start visiting Sri Lanka again. So much history and such a beautiful and fun place to visit. The people are wonderful and we never once felt unsafe or uneasy about what we were doing.

  3. :

    An absolute pearler of a trip, definitely recommend to others who don’t want a big group and want to chill with people their own age whilst seeing all the banger sites in SL.

  4. :

    Good trip

  5. :

    A fast paced trip with opportunity to see some amazing highlights of the cultural triangle. Definite highlight was Kandy, and it was a lovely way to end the trip having a couple of free days at the beach. Thanks Viraj for being a great tour leader 🙂

  6. :

    Travelled a lot during 6 days, otherwise good

  7. :

    Visiting Sri Lanka was a great experience and meaningful for me, especially in a difficult time for its tourism. Thanks to an excellent leader, ThilaChamath, the trip was safe and memorable.

  8. :

    this is a very well organised tour with Shantha with plenty of fun and laughter along the way

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    Good

  10. :

    An amazing tour packed full of memorable experiences! Sri Lanka was safe, affordable, culturally interesting, and very scenic! Book this tour, you won’t regret it! Happy travels.

  11. :

    Excellent tour! This country is amazing!! Cham was an amazing guide. So approachable and so much knowledge. But luckily we had such a great time with our friends, including cham!

  12. :

    Fantastic tour with a a range of activities for everyone. Such an authentic experience and our tour guide was fantastic. Highly recommend!!!

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