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Sri Lanka Nature With Twist Of Culture


Encounter ancient untamed wilderness, tea plantations and idyllic beaches on this laid-back adventure through Sri Lanka.

This 5-days 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 Kandy, Lion rock, golden temple Dambulla, Galle fort 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 upcountry journey. The tour also includes pristine beaches of Sri Lanka west coast as well as safari at Yala national park. Includes round-trip private transport from Bandaranaike International Airport or your hotel in Colombo, Mount Lavinia or Negombo.


Start: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Finish: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ages: Min 15

Group size: Min 1, Max 16

Nature of tour: Private


Highlights

  • Experience Sri Lanka’s historical and cultural heritage with a private guide
  • Visit the UNESCO sites of Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy and Galle
  • Tour the Spice Garden and Royal Botanic Gardens of Peradeniya
  • Explore the breathtaking Sri Lankan mountains
  • Explore Sri Lanka’s wildlife at Yala national park
  • Relax on the palm-fringed west coast beach

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Wander through the golden-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth in Kandy, which houses one of Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relics – a tooth of the Buddha
  • Visit iconic tourist attractions Sigiriya and Dambulla temple
  • Explore the palm-tree beaches and streets of the west coast, perhaps even stopping for a massage along the way
  • Walk around the perimeter of the grassy Galle Fort, check out the gorgeous views, and grab an icy ginger drink at a cafe in town

Hotels

  • Sigiriya village hotel-Sigiriya 4* (1 night)
  • Grand Kandyan hotel-Kandy 5* (1 night)
  • Araliya green hill-Nuwara Eliya 4*(1 night)
  • Kithala resort hotel-Yala 4* (1 night)

Trip includes

  • Accommodation on H/B Basis (daily breakfast and dinner included at the hotel, 5 breakfasts and 5 dinners)
  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • Kandy city tour
  • All sightseeing and transfers on a private basis in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Service of English speaking national tour guide
  • Discount voucher of 10% at a Jewelry shop (only in Colombo or Kandy)
  • Discount voucher of 5% to shop at Silk Garden in Kandy
  • Batik factory at Kandy
  • All entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival and departure
  • The above are nett and include all government taxes

Trip excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
  • Video and Camera permits.
  • Any meals not specified, throughout the tour
  • Any other services not specified

Book now & pay later

Reserve your tour now and pay later. 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 10% discount to it.


No hidden fees and commissions

The price you see on the product pages is the exact same price 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

  • 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 map

Itineraries

Day 1

Colombo / Kandy

Meet and greet by Seerendipity tours reparative and leave for the hotel in Kandy. En-route make a stop at Pinnawala elephant garden.

ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE

Elephant orphanage of Pinnawala provides a safe place for sick, wounded and orphan elephants found in the jungle. Elephants at the orphanage have a well maintained routine life and visitors allowed to see these jumbos in freedom, Next, Spice gardens.

KANDY

Kandy is a beautiful city with colonial charm. Kandy is the cultural centre of Sri Lanka, where the culture and tradition are still well maintained. Kandy was an important seat of administration during the British colonial ear. British-Ceylon administrators have added much colonial styled building to the city.

You will check-in the hotel before noon and have leisure before start with the Kandy city tour in the afternoon. The city tour includes activities such as visiting tooth relic temple, Kandyan cultural show, downtown Kandy, gem museum etc. The Kandy City tour will last between 4-5 hours.

Dinner and overnight in Kandy

Day 2

Time : 7:00 am

Kandy / Sigiriya

Have a leisurely breakfast and then journey to Sigiriya and Dambulla temple on the return journey visit a Spice garden Matale.

SIGIRIYA ROCK

This is one of the most attractive tourist attractions dates back to 5th century. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site. You will spend 2 hours at the site while exploring the hundreds of ruins, paintings while taking the glimpse into the beautiful landscape.

BAMBULLA CAVE TEMPLE

Dambulla cave temple hides hundreds of Buddha statues and paintings. The temple is a UNESCO world heritage site since 1995. The temple attracts a large number of visitors every day, which is one of the oldest cave temples in the world dating back to 1st century BC.

SPICE GARDEN

Spices are a very valuable commodity in the country and exported to many countries since very early days. Here you can see a large number of spices in their natural habitat. See the various products such as Ayurveda medicine prepared using various spices. Here you can buy unblended spices and Ayurveda products for very affordable prices. Next, proceed to Kandy.

Dinner and overnight in Ella

Day 3

Time : 8:00 am

Kandy / Nuwara Eliya

Have a leisurely breakfast and then journey to Nuwara Eliya on the winding mountian road, En-route visit Botanical garden. Tea factory. You will be stopping at the Ramboda plateau in order to have a closer look into one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the mountains.

BOTANICAL GARDEN PERADENIYA

A few minutes after starting the journey, you will reach Peradeniya botanical garden, which is the first stop for the day. Peradeniya botanical garden is the most beautiful botanical garden in the country. It was founded by the Kandyan kings in the 16th century. Later it was developed to a botanical garden by British colonial administrators of Ceylon.

TEA FACTORY

Visit a tea factory and Tea estate, where you are allowed take a look into the tea production at the factory. Don’t forget to sip a cup of fresh Ceylon tea.

NUWARA ELIYA

Nuwara Eliya is the most popular hill country holiday destination in the country. It was developed as a place for a holiday during the British colonial era. Being a city well above 1800 meters from the sea level. It has a healing climate and temperature is recorded around 15C° at most of the time in the year. The city is surrounded by mountains and tea plantations. You can expect very scenic drive from Kandy and plenty awe-inspiring sceneries are awaiting the travellers

Dinner and overnight in Ella

Day 4

Time : 8:00 am

Nuwara eliya / Yala

After breakfast leave for Yala, Optional visit to Kataragama temple. In the afternoon Yala safari.

YALA NATIONAL PARK

The journey will take about 4 hours from Nuwara Eliya to the Yala. En-route makes few stops to enjoy the picture-perfect scenery, Ravana waterfall and Seetha Amman temple (one of the oldest Hindy temple on the island.

Yala national park is the most popular destination for wildlife observation in the country. Here you can see a large number of animals such as elephants, leopards, bear, deer, peacock, wild boar, buffaloes, crocodile etc.

You will reach the hotel around noon. The hotel located in a beautiful surrounding with paddy fields, lakes, temples. You will have time to explore the beautiful surrounding your own or have some leisure. The safari starts from your hotel in Yala at 02.00 PM and you will return to the hotel at around 06.30 PM after the safari.

Dinner and overnight in Yala

Day 5

Time : 8:00 am

Yala / Colombo

After the leisurely breakfast leave for Colombo airport. However, if you opt for a beach stay with Serendipity tour after the trips, you will be dropped into the beach resort. However, the departure location can be customized to meet your requirements.

The entire journey will take places along the southern and western coastal belt and it allows you to enjoy the beautiful scenery along the beach.

There will be few stops along the way. The first stop will be at the Galle Fort, where you take a walk to explore a medieval city built bu Dutch east Indian company. This is a UNESCO world heritage site and a tourist hotspot.

Stop at Hikkaduwa beach to enjoy the pristine beaches. Later take a boat trip in the Madu estuary to explore beautiful riverine vegetation of Sri Lanka.

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  2. :

    Very nice trip with plenty of time to experience the places peacefully. Most places are empty and some of them are even encroached by nature.

  3. :

    Our very first trip to Sri Lanka was amazing, highly recomended to travellers

  4. :

    Gamini was an amazing, energetic Guide! He was very knowledgeable and always ready to educate his customers. Sri Lank is a beautiful country and it has many Locations are BEAUTIFUL! The food is devine, I hope you like rice and papdam! curry is a bit spicy but good. We seems to be the tarvellers on the road after covind lockdown. Most sites are empty and there are only very few peopel in hotels.

  5. :

    A wonderful introduction to Sri Lanka’s culture, nature and wildlife and Sri Lanka is a beautiful country. Highlights were wildlife spotting, hill country scenery, temples and places of cultural triangle and many more.

  6. :

    Nice trip, good helpful guide and lot of temples

  7. :

    It was very tiring in Sigiriya

  8. :

    Good family trip

  9. :

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

  10. :

    Good guide and very helpful

  11. :

    An absolute must. Great way to see most important sights of Sri Lanka but also includes many things you would never know about/be able to do by yourself.

  12. :

    This was our first family trip in Sri Lanka and I’m happy we chose local tour operator with in-depth knowledge of Sri Lanka tourism. This local tour operator knows what the foreign travellers exactly required. We booked culture and nature tour with few changes, to make sure that we get excatly what we need. It included most of the places I wanted to visit. Our guide was fantastic and very helpful.

  13. :

    Sri Lanka nature tour with culture is one of the best ways to explore Sri Lanka. The Tourguide really knows a lot about his own country and is passionate to share his knowledge with the group.And a good mix of activities

  14. :

    Nice trip

  15. :

    THe nature tour is a great trip and we had so many different and delightful sights, activities, tastes and experiences. Our driver/guide Allan was fantastic and my wife and kid were also very happy with the trip.

  16. :

    Absolutely loved the nature trip! First time in Sri Lanka so a great introduction to the island – highly recommend!

  17. :

    Good tour

  18. :

    Safari was the main highlight for moe on this trip. Lucky enough to see gorgeous leopard and might elephants. Very well planned and very nice tour guide.

  19. :

    I highly recommend this tour if youare looking for a memorable short trip of Sri Lanka. Highlights include the historical cities, wildlife reserves (spotting leo[pards, elephants, sloths, caymans and exotic birds), the Walking tour of Galle fort and white-water rafting. Since this is a private tour you have the maximum privacy and everything on the happens on your wish. Our guide Chamil was friendly and enthusiastic and made the experience really enjoyable. His knowledge of the Sri Lanakn nature and culture is amazing, which is exactly what you want from a guide.

  20. :

    Fantastic Sri Lanka, full of activities

  21. :

    It was raining in many places

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      Hi Chola
      September is a month with heavy rain

  22. :

    It was a nice trip, highly satisfied. Very good guide, good vehicle and good hotels with fantastic food.

  23. :

    Sri Lanka is a excellent holiday destination. So much more than I expected. Excellent opportunities to get up close and personal with all sorts of creatures and so much packed in to just 5 days

  24. :

    Excellent family trip with kids friendly hotels and plenty of activities for kids.

  25. :

    Amazing trip and perfect way to explore the island. A great, supported way to see the highlights in Sri Lanka. Loved the private trip and it was luxury trip happening everything the way we wanted to have. Our driver/guide was excellent and very helpful

  26. :

    Amazing guide, amazing trip, as a solo traveller in Sri lanka for the first time I would definately recommend Seerendipity

  27. :

    Good trip with lots of places to see

  28. :

    Nice weather and perfect guide

  29. :

    The same tour cost 2 times with a tour operator in Germany

  30. :

    Fully packed with sightseieng activities and lot of travelling too

  31. :

    It was an excellent and enjoyable trip. The car was great (modern and air-conditioned), the hotels were all to a good standard, and the guide was a star. Sri Lanka is a lush tropical paradise, and well worth a visit. The people are all friendly, the food and drink are delicious and is cheap, and the sun always shines. Plus it’s full of loads of old stuff. What more could you want?

  32. :

    We had an amazing time in Sri Lanka thanks to seerendipity. Loved the activities to see ancient monument, of Sri Lanka with wildlife safari. It was a short trip but very interesting. Our tour guide, Kuma, really went the extra mile with everything.

  33. :

    Fabulous trip of Srilanka with good hotel, good food and first class tour guide/driver.

  34. :

    Kind of tour we wanted to have for a long time for our family. Perfect match for a family. There are lots of things for adults as well as kids. Good driver/guide, very helpful. very nice family-friendly trip.

  35. :

    An excellent introduction to a beautiful country.

  36. :

    We saw so much in the 5 days. It was an amazing trip. We saw temples, forts, castles, palaces, walked in villages, drank sri lanka arrack with locals, looked for elephants, watched a village cricket match. It was amazing and unforgettable. Our trip coincided with the tooth relic temple procession. We stayed in modern hotels. We could never had done all that on our own. Without doubt our Seerendipity guide made everything run smoothly so huge thanks to Jan.

  37. :

    We visited the Spice garden and had a walk around the garden. Later on, they took us to the shop where they sell various spices and some indigenous medicine. We did not buy much because we did not want to. But they seemed to be a bit unhappy with it.

  38. :

    Good trip with nice accommodation and good service

  39. :

    The trip is OK but lot of travelling within 5 days

  40. :

    We knew that Sri Lanka has a lot of cultural places but we wanted to visit a few most important historical monuments while exploring a bit of Sri Lanka nature. This 5 days tour was a[perfect match for your requirement. Very helpful local company and guide.

  41. :

    Fantastic trip to discover Sri Lanka’s heritage, culture and bit of nature

  42. :

    The tour was good we missed all the activities on the last day of the trip.

  43. :

    Good trip and helpful caring guide

  44. :

    Really enjoyed Sri Lanka, the driver/guide was fantastic. Good hotels, food and service.

  45. :

    An awesome Sri Lanka trip! Would highly recommend. This tour encompasses so many dimensions of Sri Lanka in just 5 days. We would never have been able to experience so much or seen half of the things we did without this tour. Loved it!

  46. :

    Good Sri Lanka trip itinerray with good hotels, food and large variety of site. The wildlife and nature scenery were spectacular and the locals were very friendly but most of all our guide Silva was exceptional – He is an very experienced guy with tons of information about Sri Lanka. Passionate about his country’s culture and environment and extremely efficient running of the tour together with great sense of humour.

  47. :

    Fantastic Sri Lanka trip. The tour is well balanced with culture nature, wildlife and beaches. WE loved it a lost perfect relaxing ambience. Very experienced and helpful guide.

  48. :

    I absolutely loved this 5 days tour. It was an amazing experience of the culture of Sri Lanka with a mix of nature. Our local tour guide Gayan was well organised, very knowledgable and lots of fun. First time in srilanka so a great introduction to the country – highly recommend!

  49. :

    Brilliant from start to finish! historical monuments, village, leopards, elephants, waterfalls, forts and many many moret. Highly recommended.

  50. :

    Very Relaxing trip and still visit a lot of places. Every day we saw something interesting. Very well planned and guide was fantastic. Perfect relaxing private trip.

  51. :

    Amazing trip!!! I was positiv surprised. Expected less than I got. Very interesting and I learnet a lot. Would highly reccommend this trip.

  52. :

    Fully packed tour itinerary and offers a wide range of interesting places and activities. Our guide Susila was very good and had a nice sedan. Highly satisfied with the trip.

  53. :

    We found this 5 days Sri Lanka tour a real adventure and feel we have had the opportunity to have a glimpse of the real sril anka. We will always remember this holiday and it ranks as one of our best.

  54. :

    Excellent first-hand ex[perince for newcomers in Sri Lanka. The tour is planned with an excellent mix of experience and sites.

  55. :

    Very well planned with good hotels, food and nice vehicle. Most importantly the guide was fantastic.

  56. :

    Liked the trip a lot

  57. :

    Too much of travelling within 5 days

  58. :

    Excellent Sri Lanka trip with a fascinating blend of history culture and nature. Very well organized, interesting tour.

  59. :

    Great varied Sri Lanka trip, Monukments, wildlife w saw was incredible, diverse and abundant. We explored and saw beautiful places. Travelling as the locals do was a good experience. The trip was exactly as advertised

  60. :

    We wanted to see as much as possible during our short trip same times we wanted to have a private trip. The trip wereas matched all our requirements and Our guide Sam was an excellent guide with very careful driving.

  61. :

    Brilliant, diverse Sri Lanka tour which had the right balance of group and independent activities. Alan was an amazing tour guide cum driver. Informative, fun and truly engaged with making sure everything was perfect for the group. We struck gold with the private trip it was comfortable and flexible.

  62. :

    This was our first Sri Lanka trip and what an adventure! This trip was just perfect and our driver/Guide Kuma was so much more than a guide – keeping our spirits high, teaching us to manage the traffic, bringing us to temples and introducing us to the real people of Sri Lankan folk. We have definitely been awakened aesthetically and spiritually to ‘Incredible Sri Lanka’. We will be back…

  63. :

    An excellent introduction to Sri Lanka – culture, people and way of life.

  64. :

    Amazing Sri Lanka trip! This was my first private trip and I was a little nervous – actually, I did not have to. Great local driver/guide, who was very conscious on his guests and very kind. he, was knowledgeable, approachable and funny! The trip itself included a broad range of what Sri Lanka has to offer, fantastic hotels with good food! Can’t recommend it enough!

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