10 Days / 9 Nights
Duration
Bentota – Yala – Nuwara Eliya – Minneriya – Sigiriya – Negambo
Location
4 / 5
luxury level
Jan – Dec
Tour Availability

Romantic Sri Lanka (10 Days/ 9 Nights)

This tour combines beautiful romantic beaches with some of the best wildlife sanctuaries in the country while staying in stunning, romantic hotels. You will travel along the coastal line before visiting the famous Yala National Park, which has the world’s highest density of leopards. Indulge in the magnificence of the Ceylon tea estates in the hill country, hopping from one waterfall to another until you arrive to Nuwara Eliya to energize in the cool climate, enjoying long romantic walks and the breathtaking views around.

Complimentary offers:

  1. Optional tour in Kandy to famous royal temples of Gadaladeniya, Lankathilake and Ambekke Temple worth 60 Euro per person
  2. Hiriwadunna village tour and lake safari including bullock cart tour across the village and jungle road and a tuk tuk adventure, worth 30 Euro per person
  3. Exotic elephant safari ride tour in Pinnawala, worth 18 Euro per person
  4. Traditional 80 minute Ayurvedic massage worth 40 Euro per person

Selecting single rooms:

Single room supplement is 375.00 Euros per person on top of the standard price.

Standard prices per person is calculated based on shared rooms for your selected group size. You can select single rooms to stay for supplementary price of 375.00 Euros per person for the tour for all group sizes.

Please visit Custom-made tours if there are travelers under 12 years old  https://www.srilankanbeach.com/custom-made

Is this tour for me?

Travel style: luxury

You will have a private vehicle with a specialist chauffeur/ driver just for your group. In most cases this is a saloon car or a luxury mini van. If you want to take the scenic train ride in the mountains, this will also be especially reserved for you.

Service level and accommodation: luxury

Comfortable star-class accommodations are provided. Standard are double rooms to share between two people. We only house you in hotels with 3-5 star category with the highest trip-advisor and booking.com reviews.

Comfort rating: 3-4 stars

A tour that allows you to stay in highly reviewed hotels ranked in the top tier in customer service and quality. The tour is organised by putting together different highly regarded tour service providers to make your travel a pleasurable memory. You can always request our flagship hotels for more luxury and comfort.

Trip type: small private group

Small private group experience, max 16 people. When you book a tour for 2/ 4/ 6/ 12 people, you will be sharing your tour with that group only. You will not be part of a mega group rushing from one place to another.

Age requirement: 12+

Some walking and climbing steps, but accessible to most healthy travellers.

Price includes :

  • We cover all costs included in your itinerary description inside Sri Lanka (no air fare)
  • Best reviewed and ranked boutique luxury hotels
  • Accommodation in shared double rooms on bed and breakfast basis in specified luxury hotels (can be upgraded on request)
  • Private luxury van, mini bus or car with an experienced driver and/ or guide with special tourist insurance
  • All government charges and taxes
  • Meals on bed and breakfast basis (can be upgraded on request)
  • Safaris with specialist jeeps and wildlife expert drivers; meals included during safaris
  • Free complementary excursions and herbal treatments, massages and lunches
  • Extras on the way such as traditional delicacies and handcraft souvenirs
  • Water and snacks on the way

 

Price excludes :

  • Medical/ travel insurance
  • Optional tours and activities that are not part of the
    complimentary offers that come with your package
  • Special permits including camera and video permits to
    designated sights
  • Tips and other expenses of personal nature
  • Entrance fees to national monuments,
    wildlife parks and other attractions that are not
    covered in your offer (can be upgraded on customer request)
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Day 1: Katunayake airport/ Bentota Click here to readmore

Warm welcome at the airport by your guide and drive in your comfortable vehicle to Bentota. There, relax and indulge in the warmth of Sri Lanka at the golden beaches of Bentota and enjoy your first delicious Sri Lankan meal, a typical dish of rice and curry or fresh seafood right on the beach.

Accommodation: Avani hotel in Bentota or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 130 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 2: Dolphin and Whale Watching – Turtle Hatchery – Bentota beach Click here to readmore


Explore the stunning city of Galle – watch the cliff jumpers, have a stroll on top of the city’s fortress walls and visit the beautiful boutiques
In the afternoon, you can choose between going on a dolphin and whale watching tour, taking a glass bottom boat, trying water skiing or windsurfing, or simply enjoy a cool drink on the beach in Bentota.

Accommodation: Avani hotel in Bentota or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 40 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 3: Bentota - Yala National Park Click here to readmore


Spend an unforgettable day spotting powerful leopards, lazy bears and hundreds of other animals in the exciting Yala National Park during our wildlife safari tour in a 4WD jeep. Create everlasting memories by taking hundreds of photos of rare animals, thick green jungle and colorful birds.

Accommodation: Kithala Resort or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
Transport: 230 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car and 4WD safari jeep

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Day 4: Ella Gap – Ravana Waterfall – Nuwara Eliya Click here to readmore


Visit Ella, a beautiful small village located high in the hill country of Sri Lanka. Be amazed by the powerful Ravana Falls and admire the amazing views on a leisurely walk around Ella.

Accommodation: Silver Falls Hotel or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 190 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 5: Nuwara Eliya - Hakgala Botanical Garden Click here to readmore


Take a stroll in Nuwara Eliya and be greeted by the fresh and cool atmosphere, the cottage type bungalows and the colonial air, which gives the city its nickname “Little England”.
Go on a tea-tasting tour in the factory of Mackwoods, producers of the world’s best tea.
Pack a picnic and visit Haggala Botanical Garden with its mysterious farns, colourful orchids and great green lawns  If you want, enjoy the pompous High Tea in the Grand Hotel of Nuwara Eliya and taste the Indian food in our favourite restaurant on the island, the Grand Indian. Ee will help you get a reservation.

Accommodation: Silver Falls Hotel or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 40 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 6: Ramboda Waterfall – Royal Botanical Garden – Kandy Click here to readmore


Hear the crashing sounds of the Ramboda waterfall and get refreshed by the water drops raining won’t you. Stroll through Peradeniya Botanical Garden, the oldest botanical garden in Sri Lanka and home to the biggest orchid collection in South Asia. Explore the beautiful town of Kandy, for example the famous Temple of the Tooth Relic, a tea museum, the colourful Bazaar or the Hindu temples. Be amazed by the famous Kandyan dancers at a cultural show in the evening.

Accommodation: Earl’s Regent Hotel or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 90 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 07: Kandy - Dambulla Cave Temple – Minneriya National Park Click here to readmore

Climb up to the Golden Rock Temple in Dambulla, the first UNESCO World Heritage site of our tour. Visit a spice garden and learn how the famous Sri Lankan spices are grown. Enjoy a fun evening safari through the Minneriya National Park, spotting its famous elephants and incredible wildlife . If you would like to get a rest, then a traditional Ayurveda massage can be a great way to enjoy the bliss of relaxation en route.

Accommodation: Kassapa Lions Rock Hotel or similar in Sigiriya/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 140km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car and 4WD safari jeep

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Day 08: Sigiriya Rock Fortress – Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage Click here to readmore

Be amazed by Sigiriya, the incredible “Fortress in the sky”, and enjoy the views from this ancient rock palace. Admire the ancient rock paintings of naked royal women and stroll through the water gardens and courtyards of this former royal palace.

Watch elephants taking their bath and playing in the river at Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage and experience an unforgettable safari on the back of a Sri Lankan elephant. For dinner, enjoy the fresh seafood on the beach of Negombo.

Accommodation: Paradise Beach Hotel or similar in Negombo/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 170 km by walking and special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 09: Negombo Beach Click here to readmore

Sunbathe on the golden beach of Negombo and let the waves cool you off from time to time. Explore the charm of this fishing village and stroll along the Negombo canal. Take a boat safari on a beautiful lagoon with extensive mangrove swamps and a huge variety of water birds.

Accommodation: Paradise Beach Hotel or similar in Negombo/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 20 km by walking and special tourist coach, mini bus, van, car

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Day 10: Colombo – Katunayake Airport Click here to readmore


Enjoy some last hours on the beach before we drop you, packed with sweet memories, at the airport or in Colombo.

Meals included: Breakfast from the hotel

Notes to all travelers

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All rates are subject to change in case of sudden government charges on fuel and transport, hotel rates, entrance fees and taxes.

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Above rates are calculated at the latest available conversion rate. You will be informed about any major differences and the final tour price may be reduced or increased.

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Our cancellation policy will be applicable for any reduction of rooms after the release period.

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We keep our costs to absolute minimum by picking nonrefundable reservations. Therefore, all tour reservations are subject to a 100% non-cancellation policy. However we may help you to change the dates or change the tour program depending on costs and availability.

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All reservations are subject to availability at time of booking.
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Reservation confirmation shall be subject to availability after your consent to confirm the room /round tour package.

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The official check-in time at all hotels is 14:00. The official check-out time at all hotels is 11:00.

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Alcohol will not be served by any hotel on Poya Days (full moon) and other days prohibited by the government. Guests are advised to abide by the law at all times.
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Optional excursions and additional services outside our large number of complimentary options can be provided at additional charge.
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Visits to wild life parks will be at client’s own risk.
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Safari vehicles have very basic insurance cover (not as comprehensive as in the case of vehicles used for tours).
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