Transportation:: Private transport Pick-up location and time: Colombo, Negombo, Bentota, 0700 hrs Cancellation Policy: Full refund on cancellation 24 hours before the trip
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Sri Lanka Grand Tour

Trekking through Sri Lanka tea plantations, quaint fishing villages, and swathes of the lush green jungle on this 14 days road trip from Colombo to Colombo. Sri Lanka is becoming popular as one of Asia’s most exciting new holiday destinations and it’s not hard to see why. With a palm-fringed, pristine coastal belt, ancient ruins, rugged peaks and wildlife-filled national parks, it’s a dream for travellers who like to enjoy a holiday with history, culture, nature and leisure. You travel with a luxury private vehicle, laze on the beach, ride the rails (a must in Sri Lanka), explore the country’s premier ancient historical monuments, and Buddhist sites, and taste the flavours of the tantalising markets.

Sri Lanka grand tour, a 14-days private tour offers the perfect introduction for 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. Tour also includes visits to Yala national park, tea gardens, Spice Garden, Sri Lanka hill country and the Royal Botanic Gardens. And towards the end of the trip relaxing on the pristine beaches of Sri Lanka's west coast. Includes round-trip private transport from Bandaranaike International Airport or your beach hotel.

Start- Negombo, Sri Lanka

Finish- Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ages- Min 18

Group- Size Min 1

Trip Type- Private

Why you'll love this trip

  • The private and relaxing tour happens at your own pace.
  • Wander through the thousands of years of old ancient monuments in Sri Lanka's cultural triangle.
  • Cruise around Yala National in a 4WD on a wildlife safari, searching for elephants, bear and leopards, then relax lakeside at tranquil Tissa.
  • Shark, squid, barracuda and hundreds of things with fins that nobody knows the name of – visit the sensational Negombo Fish Market.
  • Learn the benefits of washing down a spicy curry with piping-hot Ceylon tea during lunch in a lush mountain village near Ella.
  • Leave the imprint of your face on the train window as you stare out wide-eyed from Kandy to Ella – it’s basically a 6-hour movie of amazing scenery.
  • Four days (and 3 nights) on Bentota's golden, palm-lined beaches can cure almost all of life’s problems, including any residual tightness in your photo-taking finger.

Is this trip right for you?

  • The entire trip is private (transfers and sightseeings), only you and your associates take part in the trip.
  • At 6 hours, the train ride from Kandy to Ella is the longest travel day. But the only reason you’ll want to get off this train is to charge your camera after what is basically a long, natural photoshoot.
  • The road from Ella to Tissa Lake winds down mountains to the coast, which means it can be frustratingly slow. It also means that you’ll get to see the awesome scenery from literally every angle.
  • This 14 days trip packs a lot in. It’s one of the most popular Sri Lanka tours, we run in our Original style, perfect for those, who look for a one week trip and a desire to do the most with it. If you are after a more leisurely trip in Sri Lanka or a shorter trip please check our other tour itineraries.
  • Sri Lanka can get extremely hot in the summer. While we aim to do our walking tours, city tours early in the morning or afternoon, when it’s cooler, remember to keep water on you and to bring a hat, sunscreen, a long-sleeved shirt, and anything else that will protect you from the sun.
  • Part of travelling with Seerendipity means respecting local cultures and sensibilities. That way you get the most out of your interactions with local people and environments. We visit a number of temples on this trip and to enter them you must have clothes that cover to wrists and below the knee. Same times you have to remove the head covers and shoes upon entering the temple. Please click here to know more about the rules and regulations pertaining to Sri Lanka temple visits.

Places you visit on this trip


  • Touring Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle.
  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery in the mountain resort of Nuwara Eliya on a guided walking tour.
  • Breathtaking Sri Lankan hill country rail journey.
  • Village tour in Sigiriya to see the typical Sri Lankan village life (Bullock cart ride, TUK TUK ride etc).
  • Learn to cook in Sri Lankan way with a village housewife and learn to cook a delicious Sri Lankan lunch.
  • Experience Sri Lanka’s historical and cultural heritage while visiting thousands of years old monuments.
  • Cycling through the ancient monuments in Polonnaruwa.
  • Take a 360-degree panoramic view from the summit of the Sigiriya rock fortress.
  • Trek to the Ramboda plateau and have a closer look at the mighty Ramboda waterfall.
  • Walking through the Spice Garden while learning about herbal trees and plants and spices.
  • Walk in the Tea plantations and Royal Botanic Gardens of Peradeniya, Gregory lake, Vitoria park and many more.
  • Explore breathtaking southern Sri Lanka beaches such as Hikkaduwa from your beach resort.
  • Explore the breathtaking Sri Lankan mountains.
  • Wildlife safari at Yala national park to see wild animals such as leopards, elephants, crocodiles.
  • Trekking in Ella and hiking.
  • Walking tour of Galle rock fortress.
  • Relax on the palm-fringed West coast beaches.
  • Our guide will stop at a fruit stall where dozens of tropical (local) fruits are been sold such as Payapa, Pasion fruit, Avocado, Pineapple, jack-fruit, mangosteen, mango, Durian etc.
  • See the blue whale on an optional whale watching trip off southern Sri Lanka, however, this activity is subjected to availability.


Accommodation with good standard tourist hotels. However, this tour package is fully customizable and we offer this trip with other types of accommodations such as 3-star hotels, 4-star hotels, and luxury boutique villas. Same time you can reduce the rates by choosing the lower category of hotels.

Trip Includes

  • 13 nights (14 days) accommodation in standard tourist hotels
  • Daily Breakfast at the hotel, 13 breakfasts (starting from day 2)
  • Daily dinner at the hotel, 13 dinners (starting from day 1)
  • Kandy city tour and shopping tour
  • Guided walking tour of Nuwara Eliya
  • Ceylon tea trail
  • A visit to Gregory Lake
  • Guided Colombo city tour
  • Guided Walking tour at Galle Fort
  • Guided walking tour Nuwara Eliya
  • Guided trek to the Ramboda falls
  • Charges for all activities mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Train tickets
  • An Ayurveda spa treatment
  • Entrance fees for
    • Sigiriya rock fortress, Sigiriya paintings, Sigiriya museum
    • Pinnawala elephant orphanage
    • Dambulla golden cave temple
    • Polonnaruwa historical city and historical museum
    • Tooth relic temple and Kandy museum
    • Kandyan cultural show
    • Peradeniya botanical garden
    • Spice garden with a serving of herbal drink
    • Tea factory and tea tasting
    • Take part in a cooking class and later sample delicious local lunch
    • All-inclusive Yala national park safari (with jeep hire)
  • Pickup and drop-off at the airport or local hotels
  • All passengers are fully insured during the sightseeing tours
  • Meeting arrangement at the airport
  • Entire ground transportation by air-conditioned, modern, fuel-efficient private vehicle
  • Service of an English-speaking driver/guide for the entire tour (please inquire for other languages)
  • Highway toll
  • All current taxes

Trip Excludes

  • Sri Lanka visa-related fees
  • Any others expense not mentioned in the Price Includes section
  • Whale watching trip (US$ 70 per person)
  • Flight tickets
  • Gratuities

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 commissions

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.

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

Additional information

  • Train tickets from Kandy to Ella are in very high demand and tickets for the train from Galle to Colombo cannot be pre-booked. We always try our best to secure tickets, though on the rare occasion that we cannot you will be provided with the vehicle to take you to your next destination.
  • PASSPORT DETAILS: Full passport details are required for the train journey. Without them, we cannot purchase train tickets. Please advise them at the time of booking.
  • The trip can be booked with a single room for the entire trip with a single supplement (please inquire with your chosen category of the hotel)
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats, available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity.
  • You can reach us 24 hours a day through our hotline 0094-77-4440977

Trip Map



Time : 8:00 am


Welcome to Colombo, Sri Lanka. There are are no activities planned today so you're free to arrive at any time. You can arrive at a convenient time for you and your driver will be at the airport to welcome you.

Although Colombo is the commercial capital and by far the largest city in Sri Lanka, it's still relatively small. You won't be staying in the capital itself, but in a place by the beach.

Wattala is a fishing village near the airport. The beach north ward from Wattala dotted with hundreds of hotels with easy access to pristine beaches, we have booked your accommodation here.

Meals Included

Those who arrive early can make a Colombo city tour your own or with help of your guide. First, check out the sights on foot, then soaking up some epic views and learning all about the history and culture of Wattala. If you’d prefer to explore on your own, perhaps stroll the seaside observing the local fishing craft and perhaps feasting on fresh seafood. The beautiful surrounding countryside is best explored on a bicycle, which you can rent with help from the hotel reception.


Time : 7:00 am


Head to the fish market in Negombo this morning. This can be quite an intense affair, but the variety of fish being presented by the locals is a great experience.

From Negombo, continue your journey by private vehicle to Sigiriya. Visit numerous temples and ancient monuments in Anuradhapura on the way, which should take around five hours in total (280 kilometres).

Stop At Anuradhapura, and Visit the temples, museums, Dagobas, forts, stupas and many other ancient monuments (UNESCO world heritage site).


Morning: Anuradhapura is the oldest capital of Sri Lanka with its roots going back to 3rd century BC. Anuradhapura is a UNESCO world heritage site and home to thousands of monuments spreads over 40 sq km. City tour duration: 1 hours.

Included Activities
Negombo - Fish market, Anuradhapura - Ancient city, museum, Sri maha bodhi, Ruwanweli stupa, Jetawanarama, Kuttam pokuna etc
Sigiriya or Habarana
Meals Included
Breakfast and dinner


Time : 7:00 am


After early breakfast leave for first Sigiriya rock fortress then to Polonnaruwa.

Morning: 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).
Duration: 2 hours

Later, early afternoon visit Polonnaruwa historical city. The Polonnaruwa city tour lasts around 2 hours.

Afterward Sigiriya village tour and cooking class to experience typical Sri Lankan village life and learn to cook in Sri Lankan way.

Included Activities
Sigiriya - Climbing Sigiriya rock fortress, Sigiriya village tour, cooking class, Polonnaruwa ancient city, archeological museum, temples, Buddha statues and ancient monuments.
Sigiriya or Habarana
Meals Included
Breakfast and dinner


Time : 8:00 am


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

Morning: Stop At Dambulla golden temple and Muttumari Amman temple Matale, Where you can witness one of the most scenic Hindu temples on the island.

Dambulla golden temple

One of the most ancient temples in the world, which dates back to 1st century BC. The temple hides more than a 100 life size Buddha statues and a large number of ancient paintings. All are accommodated in 5 spacious granite caves in the woods.

Spice garden

Morning: Spice garden Matale, which is one of the most popular places among the tourist to see indigenous spices such as cinnamon, pepper, cardamoms etc as well herbal plants used in Ayurveda.
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, Kandyan cultural show duration: 1 hour.

Stop At: Kandy Lake

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

Included Activities
Dambulla - Visiting golden temple, Matale - Visiting Muttumari Amman temple, Matale - Visiting spice/herbal garden, Kandy - Visit Kandyan cultural show, Kandy - Visiting Tooth relic temple, Kandy - Kandy city tour.
Meals Included
Breakfast and Dinner


Time : 8:00 am


After a leisurely breakfast leave for Pinnawala elephant orphanage, Kegalle.

Morning: Drive to Kegalle, where you visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage, which is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Sri Lanka. Here you can witness the largest herd of tames elephants in the world (80 animals) comprised of orphan baby elephants, sich animals and old elephants that need support from human to survive.

Pinnawala elephant orphanage

The first orphanage dedicated to jumbos, started in 1975. Spreads over 9 hectares near the river of Kumbukan Oya, which is the bathing spot for elephants. You will be guided to the bathing spot as the elephants bath, play and enjoy the water.

Royal botanical garden

Morning: After the elephant orphanage visit Royal botanical garden of Peradeniya, which is the most popular garden in the island with an orchid house, palm alley, bamboo avenue, spice garden, flowering plant collection and vandah collection.

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, Kandyan cultural show duration: 1 hour.

Stop At: Kandy Lake

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

Included Activities
Kegalle - Pinnawala elephant orphanage, Kandy - Kandy city tour, shopping tour
Meals Included
Breakfast and Dinner


Time : 8:00 am


This morning, say goodbye to Kandy as you hop on a train for around 6 hours to Ella. It’s a kinda long trip, but you can buy all sorts of yum treats from the onboard sellers. On arrival to Ella, check in to your accommodation which is within walking distance of the station. Once you've dropped off your luggage, perhaps head out for a visit to a local tea factory. If this doesn't take your fancy, go for dinner in one of the many local restaurants and bars.

Included Activities
Scenic Sri Lanka hill country train journey, Tea factory tea garden
Meals Included
Breakfast and dinner


Time : 8:00 am


Venture out on an included half day trek to Ella Gap, mini-adams peak and nine-arch bridge this morning. We'll stop in a small mountain village for a spicy curry lunch and a pot of Ceylon tea. This is an awesome way of getting to know the area and a great opportunity to rub shoulders with the locals. The rest of the day is then free to do what you want.

Included Activities
Ella - Trek to Ella Gap, Ella - Nine Arch Bridge, Ella - Trek to mini adams peak

Meals Included
Breakfast and dinner



Head out of Ella in your private vehicle and the dedicated driver/guide for around three hours to your resort on the edge of Tissa Lake. In the afternoon guided walking tour in the picturesque village of Tissamaharama and visit village temple. You will be hosted by a village family for a tea, where they teach you to cook some delicious Sri Lankan food.

Evening a visit to the kataragama temple, which is the most popular temple on southern Sri Lanka.

Included Activities
Tissamaharama - Village tour, Tissamaharama - Cooking class, Tissamaharama - Visiting Kataragama temple
Meals Included
Breakfast and dinner


Time : 5:00 am


With early morning pick-up (with breakfast packets) from your hotel in Tissamaharama, you will be heading to Yala wildlife park entrance, which is about 30 minutes away from your hotel.

Full-day safari

Morning: Yala national park is the most visited national park on the island, which considered to be one of the best places for safari in Sri Lanka. Full day Yala safari starts early morning and lasts till late evening giving you all the opportunities to spot leopards, elephants, bear, crocodile and many other creatures plus avian fauna species.

Included Activities
Yala/Bundala National Park - Wildlife safari
Meals Included
Breakfast, dinner, picnic lunch
Special Information

Tourism in Sri Lanka is booming, and with it has come a huge increase in visitors to Yala National Park. Over tourism and lack of sustainable management practices have become a major concern for us in continuing to visit Yala. In order to reduce our impact on wildlife and the environment, we are trialing visiting a less touristic section of Yala, known as Block 5. Should we determine that high tourist numbers at Block 5 also make it difficult to continue visiting responsibly we will change our itinerary to visit Udawalawe National Park, where wild elephants, wild buffalo, sambar deer and leopards also reside.

From September through October when Yala National Park has closed annually for infrastructure development and rejuvenation we go on a jeep safari in Udawalawe National Park. Udawalawe is home to wild elephants, wild buffalo, sambar deer and leopards.

Once settled, you'll head out on a jeep safari where you'll come across the area's native wildlife such as elephants, leopards and aquatic birds. This is an amazing experience that you'll never forget. After your day in nature soak in the view from the lovely hotel pool overlooking lake Tissa.

DAY 10

Time : 8:00 am


After the leisurely breakfast at your hotel in Yala head to west coast beach resort in Bentota. You will be stopping at few places before arriving your hotel such as Galle fort, sea turtle conservation center. You will be checked into the hotel around mid-day and rest of the day leisure.

Bentota beach

Nicknamed as the golden mile of Sri Lanka, Bentota is the most popular beach resort on the island.

guided walking tour of Galle Fort, Visiting Sea turtle conservation centre, leisure
Meals Included
Breakfast and dinner

DAY 11

Time : 9:00 am


No activities planned for today, in order to plan your day to have leisure. However, you can engage many optional activities such as water sport, ding, boating etc.

Meals Included
Breakfast and dinner

DAY 12

Time : 9:00 am


No activities planned for today, in order to plan your day to have leisure. However, you can engage many optional activities such as water sport, ding, boating etc.

Meals Included
Breakfast and dinner

Day 13

Time : 9:00 am


No activities planned for today, in order to plan your day to have leisure. However, you can engage many optional activities such as water sport, ding, boating etc.

Meals Included
Breakfast and dinner

DAY 14

Time : 12:00 pm


After the leisurely breakfast at hotel leave for Colombo international airport. You may have an early morning departure, if so please inform us at the time of the booking, so that we can plan your departure transfer accordingly. If you have late departure and need to stay bit longer in the resort, it can also be arranged against a supplement, however, the late departure is subjected to availability of rooms.

No accommodation
Meals Included

End of the trip

  1. :

    Amazing trip and well balanced program with temples, cultural places, national parks, beautiful places and most importantly wonderful beaches. Good hotels, food, nice vehicle and good guide. Very good trip despite the low rates compared to many other tour packages.

  2. :

    The 14 days sri lanka tour was amazing. The trip was very well organized and everything worked out very well. Sri Lanka was going through bit of a rough time with financial issues. We had a fantastic tour guide and he was leading us to a great range of places, the highlight definitely being the Sigiriya rock and other ancient monuments. Beaches, wildlife safari, scenic mountains, small village and beautiful countryside are amazing. I would recommend any new travellers to Sri Lanka to do this trip as there are so many opportunities to be part of the culture and learn what Sri Lanka is all about. Our guide Gihan was amazing and I would recommend him to any tour group as we always felt safe and well informed. Thanks for everything Gihan xx

  3. :

    This tour was an excellent despite the challenging time for Sri Lankan economy and people. It seemed that the people were have a bad time with the rising cost of living. We encounter few social gatherings along the way to protest against the government However our trip was excellent. We did not feel the social unrest and local company (serendipity) did a fantastic job by providing us a very good itinerary, good hotels and most importantly our guide ginhan, who did a wonderful job. Gihan drove a very comfortable vehicle, and he is an knowledgeable and competent guide.

  4. :

    This Sri Lanka trip was well organised picking up all the important attractions in Sri Lanka of note. The tripl also gave us plenty of time relax and enjoy the tropical sun. our persona guide was excellent and we would certainly consider using this local company (seerendipity) again in the future.

  5. :

    Our first family trip to Sri Lanka and Seerendipity (local staff) did a wonderful job by providing us a tailor-made trip on Sri Lanka. our expectations were exceeded. A really good itinerary with a fantastic tour guide ,who also ensured that non tour moments were organised and travel arrangements made to get us home safely.

  6. :

    Fantastic Sri Lanka trip to get an in-depth knowledge about Sri Lanka, wonderful hotels and brilliant staff were outstanding, highly recommend it.

  7. :

    Having just completed Sri Lanka grand tour, I cannot say how much this trip met more than our expectations. The historical monuments, wildlife safari, beautiful scenery in the mountains the trip proved that Sri Lanka has much more to offer than its beaches. I am a very mature traveler and i enjoyed the trip immensely

  8. :

    Our beach hotel was switched to some other hotel in the south (temple tree resort), but the standard of teh hotel was not up to our expectations.

  9. :

    Wonderful Sri Lanka trip with a wonderful guide. Wouldn’t change a thing. Would love to travel with Gihan again

  10. :

    Excellent short trip to get a flavour of Sri Lanka. Great guide made the trip so enjoyable, since it was a private tour very enjoyable with maximum privacy and it worked well, especially in the busy parts. Good to have airport pickup and drop off included as well. Fascinating place, unlike anywhere else we have been.

  11. :

    Well organised and tour guide Sam was the best. Totally made the trip with his knowledge, sense of humour and drive to provide us with the best experience.

  12. :

    Would highly recommend. Our tour guide Chami was amazing, saw so much in 14 days and had lots of fun. Perfect for everyone.

  13. :

    The 8 days tour was a fantastic experience. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and provided very professional service throughout the tour. The focus on responsible safety provided reassurance that everything was taken care of.

  14. :

    The 8 days tour of Sri Lanka was amazing! Hit all the good spots, and everything was planned so smoothly. As a small family with kids we did not once feel unsafe – highly recommend!

  15. :

    Although only a short trip, this Sri Lanka Tour was jammed packed with amazing sights and opportunities to see the hustle and bustle of every day life in the places we visited. It also gave us the opportunity to interact with the people, taste the delicious foods and learn a lot about each destinations. Highly recommended tour!

  16. :

    Nice Sri Lanak trip and it has plenty of time to relax. Exactly the type of trip that we were looking for. Very affordable and it has the value for money. Sri Lanak is a beautiful country and its beaches are simply the best with nice weather. Beaches are very clean and wide. Wildlife safari was a rely important highlight and we were able to witness a large number of wild animals including leopards and elephants. Gimhan was very nice and friendly guide.

  17. :

    A fascinating, fun, safe and very well organised tour with a excellent local guide. It is a great introduction to Sri Lankan culture, nature, wildliufe.

  18. :

    I had a great time on my first Sri Lanak trip. As a solo female in my 30s I wasn’t sure how I’d fit into this private tour and whether the activities would suit my energy and interest – but it all fell into place. Everything was easy going and the guide a good bloke. No problems

  19. :

    Incredible local trip organizer, who knows the art of organizing memorable trip for travellers. Everything perfectly planned with good hotels, food, sightseeing, transportation. We had the most amazing adventure with Seerendipity and would like to personally thank Gayan who was our guide for two weeks.

  20. :

    Do it. You won’t regret it. I feel like I got to see so much in a week. It’s not a ‘relaxing’ pace, but we covered so much ground and saw so much each day. Wonderful experience!

  21. :

    Bhanu was an excellent tour leader and he made the trip special & more enjoyable.

  22. :

    This was my first trip to Sri Lanka and because of this experience with Shantha as our tour guide I can’t wait to return . Shantha was extremely professional and attentive to each of our family and we could ask him anything . He was also calm , kind and relaxed which helped all of us to enjoy the trip.

  23. :

    This whole trip was a whirlwind from start to finish. Even though it was a 2 weeks tour, I felt like it was jam packed, especially in the beginning of the trip. Towards the latter part of the tour, however, we had time to relax and enjoy. The whole process with local tour operator (seerendipity) was seamless and the customer service we received was second to none. This is a great way to see Sri Lanka, 10/10 recommend.

  24. :

    Had a wonderful tour with Seerendipity. Sri Lanka is such a beautiful country and our wonderful guide made sure all our needs were met and that our trip was a memorable one. I will definitely travel travel to Sri Lanka again.

  25. :

    Such an nice program to experience the Sri Lanka – very well organized with good hotels, meals and vehicle. Chaminda was the most incredible guide who knew lot of things about our country, he is very friendly and helpful. It was so well organised,by the local tour organizer.

  26. :

    Excellent tour itienrray to explore the island with leisure

  27. :

    Sri Lanka grand tour was a fantastic way to see the country. We travelled with an well experinced guide and our guide made trip a truly memorable experience. Gayan, our guide, was extremely accommodating to all of us and had a vast knowledge. He gave us experiences we wouldn’t have known about if we travelled independently. A wonderful way to see Sri Lanka!

  28. :

    Best of Sri Lanka showed exactly that! Had a very knowledgeable tour guide and the experiences we shared as a group made some live long memories!

  29. :

    The style of this trip is exceptional. It includes many aspects of this fascinating island such as temple, palaces, wildlife parks, beaches, cities, beautiful country side and many more. We enjoyed the trip a lot and our guide gimhan did a fantastic job made it very enjoyable trip for us. Despite there had been number of new covid cases we felt very safe with Seerendipity tours. They had organized the trip with only Level-1 hotels and they were following the safety protocols giving very safe environment for travellers. It was fantastic trip and very affordable too.

  30. :

    What a great trip ititnerray to see Sri Lanka. There is a good mix of archaeology, religious temples and beaches. It is hard to pick our favourite part, but walking in the tea plantations has to be up there so is the leisure on the pristine beaches. Our guide was excellent and very helpful. The leader had good information and support and managed the trip well. Highly recommend this trip.

  31. :

    We had great time with kids on the Sri Lankan grand tour. Saw lots, did lots and all made very easy by the seerendipity team. We rarely book this type opf family trips and looked forward to have a nice time. Our guided (Silva) was fantastic and always in hand if we needed anything.

  32. :

    Good hotels, good food and excellent guide, who drives very carefully. Full day yala safari, hike at Sigiriya, 3 days relaxation on the pristine beaches… everything was unique and memorable experince. most places are still empty and tourist attractions are lack of travellers.

  33. :

    Never had such a great trip. Our first trip since the ease of COVID-19 restrictions. I take this opportunity to thank Sanjeev and Seerendipity for giving us a fantastic service and a special rate on the trip. It is good to know that they offer special rates for diplomats working in Sri Lanka. Sincerely this is the first time I came across this type of privilege.

  34. :

    Excellent Sri Lanka trip! The trip was very well organized with good hotels, transport and sites. Very frendly guide! We enjoyed the trip a lot in the first week, however, the government of Sri Lanka closed all the toruist places suddenly due to the COVID19 and we missed few places including wildlife park. However, we are happy with the trip.

  35. :

    I cannot recommend this fabulous Sri Lanka trip high enough from the moment I logged on to their website until the last day of our trip. Just do it – you won’t be disappointed.

  36. :

    Very nice trip with and well-balanced tour itinerary with sightseeing, activities and leisure. Good hotel, delicious food and nice friendly guide.

  37. :

    Excellent trip to enjoy the beauty of Sri Lanka without any rush.

  38. :

    Great trip of Srilanka for a first time to Srilanka! Execellent, well-ablanced program which is a mix between intense city days and chilled days by the sea.

  39. :

    Enjoyed the trip a lot

  40. :

    Marvopuls Sri Lanka trip with very affordable rate

  41. :

    Srilanka grand tour gave a great taste of what the island has to offer. excellent service, delicious food, comfortable accommodation and friendly driver/guide. Everything was beyond our expectations. As a family with kids, we felt safe during the entire trip. Special thanks go to our driver/guide sam, who was very friendly and tolerated all the mischievous activities of our kids.

  42. :

    Overall one of the best trips if you want to see the important toruist sites of Sri Lanka over a short amount of time in a well organised manner. Mix of touristy activities, shopping with some more authentic experiences, and plenty of leisure, which I enjoyed most. My only advice would be to factor in the tipping at the end of the trip (which felt quite compulsory rather than optional) and the fact that there isn’t a lot of down time/time to explore by yourself… The trip is very minutely coordinated and sometimes I felt I wasn’t able to stretch my travelling legs. If you are looking for an active trip, this isn’t it! this is a very relaxing and luxury trip.

  43. :

    For people who like privacy and independence, this is it. A dedicated driver/guide with a comfortable vehicle at your service. It gives you security and enables easy comfortable and interesting travel adventures. This tour offers a chance to collect experiences and learn about fascinating cultures and places without any hassle.

  44. :

    Sri Lanak grand tour totally delivered and was above our expectations, Silva (our guide) was exceptional making this a safe journey and we now have a great love for Sri Lanka and its people

  45. :

    Excellent Sri Lank trip, good food, nice vehicle, an excellent guide and memorable experince

  46. :

    A great introduction to Sri Lanka covering all the major sights whilst getting to go “off-piste” at times.

  47. :

    I thoroughly enjoyed the 14 days tour in Sri Lanka. The itinerary offered an excellent blend of the vibrant Sri Lankan citieslike Colombo, Galle, Kandy and hill country, and charming counbtryside of soiuthern Sri Lanka. Highlights of the trip included being awed by the anceint monuments in Sigiriy, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and anuradhapura. Wildlife safari was fantastic, learning about Sri Lankan cuisine at a cooking class in Yala and experiencing lunch with a local family was brilian. I am most grateful to our excellent driver/guide Thusal, he was a great companion to us and did far more than what he had to do as guide. He went above and beyond to ensure we had a unique and memorable experience. I would highly recommend this trip!

  48. :

    It was our first time in Sri Lanka and we would not have had the same Sri Lankan experience if it wasn’t for Silva and the brilliant tour organised by Seerendipity

  49. :

    A excellent Sri Lanka trip that shows you so much of the area and doesn’t shy away from things, there is the splendor of the Sigiriya rock but also the social difficulties faced by the country now

  50. :

    Srilanka grand tour touch a diverse section of the island, from ancient ruins, amazing cave paintings, picturesque hill country, beach, but the highlight for us was doing a safari into Yala national park (included in the package) where we saw a large number of elephants and pair of loving leopards. Our trip was blessed by good weather as we travelled in december.

  51. :

    Great srilanka trip to see the beautiful island and most importnaty have a peaveful rest

  52. :

    well-crafted Sri Lanka trip and very well executed. Fast-paced, but a good balance of planned activities and free time. A great way to see this tropical island. The accommodations are perfectly comfortable for westerners. Our guide, Chamila is a rock star. In December/January, Sri Lanka is very hot and best for beach holidays.

  53. :

    Grabnd tour was fabulous and classic. A good mix of mainstream tourist sites and those not so mainstream that made it more authentic. I got to experience things I would not have if I’d tried to self organise this trip. Great local tour guide and driver – lots of different transport modes and done great accomodation. A few long travel days but so worth it.

  54. :

    Last minute my BF and I booked a 14 days Sri Lanka trip with Seerendipity and we really had no time to plan. Malan was our driver/guide but more like our uncle showing us around Sri Lanka. He adjusted to our every need, protected us from getting “attacked” by Tourguides at Sigiriya, kept us on good time, found the best local places for 250rupee rice and curry lunches, kept us motivated at the 4.30am wake up for Horton PlainsYala national park safari, laughed with us when went for High Tea sweaty dressed in dirty sports clothes, took us shopping at local stores for supplies we needed and hunted the best pineapples with us – he was there for us at all hours of the day! Our tour was fantastic thanks to Malan and Seerendipity.

  55. :

    My boyfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed the grand tour of Seerendipity. Our guide Gayan was fantastic and had excellent recommendations when it came to food, shopping and experiences. On the first day in Colombo (before the tour had started), we met Gayan at teh airport and he brought us to the pegasus reef hotel and give us some recommendations for things to do that day. We were extremely impressive with Gayan’s attentiveness and enthusiasm. The trip gave us a wonderful insight into srilanka culture, food, nature and traditions and we loved every moment of it. We would absolutely recommend this srilanka 14 days tour to anyone wanting to visit srilanka.

  56. :

    Amazing trip with fantastic accommodation, food and friendly driver/guide

  57. :

    Wow! What can I say. Grand tour is one of the best trips I have ever booked. I have left a piece of my heart in this beautiful tropical nation and it has only left me hungry to explore some of the places I missed in north and east. The trip was a fantastic option for travellers, who like privacy and comfort at an affordable rate. Our guide Chamil was fantastic! He informed us of the who, what wheres and when’s in advance. Our enjoyment and safety were clearly a number one priority throughout the two weeks. He was massive help with my dietary and medical requirements and all without making a fuss. Thank you Seerendipity and thank you Srilanka.

  58. :

    The grand tour does cover more than 3/2 of the island and it gives you a wonderful opportunity to discover important historical monuments, natural tourist attractions, wildlife hotspots. SriLanka is an amazing country with a mix of cultures and traditions that represent the great variety and complexity of the SriLankan nation. In two short weeks, grand tour will take you from the busy streets of pettah and the wider avenues of Colombo and on to cultural triangle’s magnificent Sigiriya rock palace. Moving on travelers will arrive at the dynamic tooth temple and wonderful bazaars of Kandy are especially distinguished for its precious stones….

  59. :

    Highly recommend for a family or couple with a short time to travel and you want to see a lot but be flexible to your needs. The agenda is well planned with sightseeing and activities spreads over 10 days and last 3 days for leisure.Very good hotels and food, Exceklent guide

  60. :

    This srilanka 14 days trip exceeded my expectations in all angels like food, accommodation, experinces. Our perosnal guide Chami was so knowledgeable, professional and enthusiastic all the time, making the trip even better than I thought it was already going to be.

  61. :

    We enjoyed our trip a lot

  62. :

    Very nice trip with perfect mix of wiilflife, ancient sites, temples, and beach

  63. :

    We had a wonderful tour in Sri Lanka with Malan who was our driver/guide during our entire roadtrip from the airport to cultural sites, mountains, wildlife parks to beaches.

  64. :

    Sri Lanka 14 days tour touch a diverse section of the country, from ancient ruins, amazing cave paintings, tea plantations, beach, but the highlight for me was doing a safari into Yala park, where we saw a big herd of elephants, leopard and ma ny other creatures. The weather was a bit wet but we managed to cover all of the itinerary bar the first day of the hike which was mostly uphill & lots of steps, not relatively flat like the itinerary said.

  65. :

    Excellent Sri Lanka trip with a nice blend of culture, nature, good food and relaxing time at the beach. Our very knowledgable and caring guide Malan made this trip with his fun personality unforgetable. A great trip to get to know the different sites of the beautiful country Sri Lanka. Highly recommended!

  66. :

    We took the Sri Lanka grand tour at the end of November and it was fantastic. Our Tour Guide Jaga was very knowledgeable, kind, and helpful. The information he provided on Sri Lanka throughout the two weeks helped us to enjoy a beautiful county, understand the history, and respect the culture. The Itinerary was busy at times, which we found to be fine, and the free time allowed us to explore by ourselves towards the tail end. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this trip to anyone wishing to explore Sri Lanka.

  67. :

    A great oppertunity to explore this beauty of Sri Lanka with his great cultre, nature, facinating history and delicious local Food.

  68. :

    At the begining it was tightly packed with frequent visits to tourist places, however, it was very laid back in the end. A lot of temples and a lot of rice and curry… The hikes were too laid back. We thought it was going to be more challenging. Overall a good trip

  69. :

    Through one of the blogs, I came to know about Seerendipity. From start to finish We were given excellent service. Excellent value for money. I like the fact the tours are 12 or less… small is best. Many thanks for making my first trip to Sri Lanka so wonderful and full of lasting memories. Well done

  70. :

    This tour provided a great first experience of Sri Lanka for our family and were lucky to have a great tour guide and very spacious van!

  71. :

    You’ll see lots! You have lot of time to relax throughout the trip and on the last 3 days just relaxing on the pristine beaches.

  72. :

    We ought to get a better vehicle than what we had

  73. :

    Sri Lanka is a beautiful country and absolutely marvelous trip

  74. :

    The Grand tour was outstanding. Well led, well planned and everything went like clockwork throughout the whole trip. I can’t recommend it highly enough.

  75. :

    As a first visit to Sri Lanka, we were in search of one of the best Sri Lanka trips. This 14 days tour exceeded all our expectations! Every aspect of the tour was well planned and the destinations we visited were culturally, historically and naturally rich and diverse. Thank you to our outstanding tour guide for making this an unforgettable experience!

  76. :

    The tour itinerray was good but we had to change our first guide because his service was not good, he was just careless. But the vehicle he drove was fantastic and very spacious van. Once we complaint about him, seerendility replaced the guide and same times they changed the vehicle as well.

  77. :

    Excellent trip with very good accommodation, vehicle and service. Mostr of all they have the rock bottom price for the Sri Lanka 2 days trip

  78. :

    Really amazing Sri Lanka trip, many colorful tastes and experience. We never expected that Sri Lanka was such a beautiful country. We have seen more that we would have expected and really a lot in 2 weeks..feeling it was 4 weeks! Beautiful country , very friendly smiling people, very welcoming. We felt very safe all the time . the local trip organizer was very good and our guide outstanding. We can only highly recommend this trip to anyone willing to discover Sri Lanka . The price is very attractive.

  79. :

    We were lucky to have such a great trip of Srilanka. Our guide Kusum was the best part of the trip and he led us through all the memorable places in srilanka

  80. :

    This was an amazing trip with a great range of different activities, accommodation and exposure to sociocultural experiences

  81. :

    The grand tour makes an complete picture of Sri Lanka. First you get to know the island later have a leisure on the beach. Byt you need a guide like Chail to enjoy the trip.

  82. :

    Very good organized private trip in beautiful Sri Lanka. It has the maimum privacy and the luxury. 14 days were perfect with 3 times the same hotel for 2 nights. excellent price.

  83. :

    Amazing trip to an incredible country, exceptionally led by Silva as our driver/tour. Felt safe and well looked after at all times. Temples, tea plantations, treks and tasty, tasty food that you won’t forget in a hurry. Book now – you’re guaranteed a warm welcome by some of the friendliest people I’ve ever met. It was faboulous private trip.

  84. :

    This trip is a great first timer Srilanka tour! Full of loads of local experiences and treasures.

  85. :

    The 14 days Sri Lanka trips was fantastic ! Our tour guide Malan was brilliant ! With his guidance and care we had a journey of enlightenment, excitement, fun and newly acquired knowledge about Sri Lanka, its people and culture at every turn. Sri Lanka definitely embraces all the senses!!

  86. :

    Travelling Can Be A Little Bit Stressful Sometimes Especially Organizing Activities, Transport & Accommodation… Serendipity Take That Stress Away & You Also Get To Enjoy Your Trip With Your Loved Ones, Led By Locals & Experienced Guides…

  87. :

    The trip gives you the maximum flexibility with regards to the accommodation and price. Excellent trip that gives you whole lot more to what you pay.

  88. :

    A Fantastic Experience of Sri Lanka, it’s culture, traditions and unique environment and people.

  89. :

    High recommend this trip. Everything about grand tour was amazing. It is the perfect trip to see the highlights of Srilanka!

  90. :

    I felt this 14 days trip was poor value for money due to the locations we stayed in (we booked 4-star category hotels). I also felt the tour guide had been let down by misleading information in the trip notes which meant we expected more from the Included activities. Having said that the tour guide was excellent and so enthusiastic about his country. Sri Lanka is a beautiful country and I felt very safe there with the people being so welcoming and helpful

  91. :

    Perfect private trip with the maximum comfort and luxury. Our driver/Guide Yasha was brilliant and had very good communication skills with exceptional knowledge regarding the Srilanka’s culture and areas visited

  92. :

    If you like sunshine, beaches, water sports, palm trees, leopard safaris, elephant spotting, hiking, jungles, scenic train rides, friendly people, monkeys, culture and tea, go to Sri lanka, you never dissapointed! Totally safe time there thanks to our wonderful guide Gayan kumara. Amazing people, amazing times! Learned so much on an extremely smooth and safe trip. Thank you!

  93. :

    good trip, but I feel it is too long

  94. :

    We absolutely loved travelling with this local tour operators on the 2 weeks tour. The tour was the perfect balance between archeological sites & history, food, culture, adventure and relaxation at the beach. There prices are very reasonable. We would highly recommend!

  95. :

    This should be one of the best trips to explore Sri Lanka. Well balanced tour with extreamly good price.

  96. :

    Very reasoinable rates with maximum privacy and comforty on a private tour. Definitely and highly recommend any one doing the Seerendipity’s 14 days tour. Well done to you all

  97. :

    One of my favourite trips. A lovely country with beautiful people. Loved the variety of destinations this trip covered. Never a dull moment with a great mix of activities.

  98. :

    Thoroughly enjoyed this adventure

  99. :

    Grand tour gave us an amazing 2 weeks break. It was a memorable trip and our driver/guide was a brilliant guide, incredible experience we will never forget. Best trip we’ve been on.

  100. :

    Grand tour of srilanka is a fantastic way to get an insight into the culture, nature, wildlife and history of Sri Lanka. I now know more about srilanka people having walked through their villages, had tea at their houses and talked to them. Our guide Gihan was excellent.

  101. :

    A brilliant trip; you get to experience a range of lush green environments, meet the locals and taste a variety of delicious foods. Our guide Silva was outstanding. We were regularly surprised by special activities and wonderful treats to taste. The tea plantation walks were a highlight as were the beautiful beaches.

  102. :

    The 14 days tour was giving us a complete picture of Sri Lanka. The food was a huge standout. its culture, nature and wild life fascinating. however, the beach stay was the best part of the trip.

  103. :

    Amazing trip, amazing service, amazing price

  104. :

    The only way to see Sri Lanka. This is an unspoilt and beautiful country and culture that we should all take time to appreciate. And the food – YUM!! Just do it.

  105. :

    First of all, im From merman and migrated to USA and my English not excellent.We had a fourteen days tour in SriLanka with driver/guide Kuma. We came to know about Seerendipity through their blog. We request that we want to have tour visit important tourist places in Sri Lanka, but it should between 10-15 days. We also wanted to have some leisure. So Seerendipity team suggested us this 14 days trips, which was a perfect match for our requirement. we did 10 days sightseeing trip and 3 days leisure on the beach. It was one of the best trips we ever had and special thank should goes to our guide Kuma.

  106. :

    The grand tour was one of the best trips to experince the food, the colour, the craziness and beauty of Sri Lanka! If you like to have hassle-free private trip with dedicated driver/guide and a luxury vehicle go for it, you will no dissapint.

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