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

Book now & pay later

Reserve your tour now and pay when you meet us. Send us the duly filled tour booking form, we will arrange your tour and you can make the payment as you meet us on the first day of the trip.

Best price guaranteed

We guarantee the best price. If you find the same tour package at a cheaper price elsewhere, we do match the price of other tour packages and furthermore add a further 10% discount to it.

No hidden fees and Taxes

The price you see on the product pages is the exact same rate that you see in the final stage of the trip booking. There are no hidden fees and taxes such as GST, BTT, service charge, nation-building tax, hotel tax etc.

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, Oakray regency 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

  • Entrance fees to below mentioned places
    • Sigiriya rock fortress
    • Dambulla golden cave temple
    • Tooth relic temple
    • Royal botanical garden
    • Polonnaruwa historical site
    • Victoria Park Nuwara Eliya
  • Gratuities

COVID-19 Special information

  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • To reduce crowds, all tours are private
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed

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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 (or hotel) and driven to Sigiriya (Approx. 4 hours drive),

Stop at Pinnawala elephant orphnage

Pinnawala elephant orphanage is one of the tourist hotspots on the island, featuring biggest tamed elephant her on the island. You will be visiting the Elephant bathing place where dozens of elephant gather to daily schedules bath.

Spend Overnight in Sigiriya

Meals

No meals included for the day

Day 2

Time : 8:00 am

SIGIRIYA / POLONNARUWA / SIGIRIYA

After leisurely breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya.

Early morning visit Sigiriya rock fortress

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).

The hike at Sigiriya rock takes around 2 hours, however, it can be prolonged up to about 3 hours on crowded days.

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

Polonnaruwa hides many dozens of crumbling historical monuments and you need to spend about 2 hours while exploring the ancient marvels.

Safari at Minneriya national park

Minneriya national park is one of the best places to spot wild elephants. Jeep driver takes you to the Minneriya lake where hundreds of Elephants gather to feed and drink water every day. Spotted deer, monkey, jackal, crocodile, wild buffaloes and many other animals, as well as dozens of avian fauna species, are also on the display.

Overnight stay hotel in Sigiriya

Meals

Breakdfast included

Day 3

Time : 7:00 am

SIGIRIYA / 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 hotel in Kandy

Meals

Breakfast included

Day 4

Time : 9:00 am

KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA / 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. The Ramboda waterfalls are located in the Ramboda plateau and this cascading waterfall makes a sight to behold, especially during the rainy season. You will have to make a downhill march with your tour guide to take a look into this beautiful waterfall.

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

Nuwara Eliya sightseeing

The beautiful city of Nuwara is a popular place in the upcountry due to its healing climate. Ther are dozens of places to visit in Nuwara Eliya and Gregory lake, Seeta temple, victoria park, racecourse and golf course rank among the best places to visit.

After completion of sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya return to hotel in Kandy, duration 1 hour.

Overnight stay hotel in Kandy

Meals

Breakfast included

Day 5

Time : 8:00 am

KANDY / COLOMBO

After a leisurely breakfast at hotel leave for Colombo. the drive takes between 3-4 hours.

En-route colombo sightseeing tour to visit major tourist attraction in Colombo such as Victoria park, BMICH, Wolovendaal chuch, Gangarama, Indeoendent sqaure. The Colombo sightseeing tour loasts arouns 2 hours. Thereafter, proceed to the hotel, check-in and leisure.

Overnight Stay hotel in Colombo

Meals

Breakfast included

Day 6

Time : 9:00 am

COLOMBO / AIRPORT

After breakfast, you will be dropped off at the airport or your chose beach hotel withing Colombo

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!!!

  13. :

    Fantastic Sri Lanka trip, everything was well organized and the local guide was very knowledgeable very helpful

  14. :

    Fantastic private trip for our family. Our kids enjoyed the tour a lot. Very good hotels and meals. The price was the best

  15. :

    There had been lot of travelling during the trip

  16. :

    Excellent 6 days with a very knowledgeable local guide. The trip was very well organized by the local tour operators. Our guide Jagath was very nice, speaks perfect English, and very knowledgeable

  17. :

    It was very easy to book the tour with seerendipity tours. We just paid them online and everything was perfectly planned. We were informed about all the hotels on the trip and all are very nice hotels. The guide sam was very good and knowledgable.

  18. :

    Sri Lanka is such a fantastic country, I feel 6 days not enough to see much of it.

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