14 Days / 13 Nights
Duration
Negombo – Bentota – Hikkaduwa – Kanneliya – Galle – Mirissa – Yala wildlife park – Colombo
Location
3 / 5
luxury level
Jan – Dec
Tour Availability

Ultimate Beach and Wildlife Holiday (14 Days/ 13 Nights)

The island paradise is the perfect place for your amazing romantic honeymoon. Explore the most breathtaking destinations in this tropical paradise from golden sunsets, misty mountains with beautiful waterfalls to ancient ruins surrounded with lakes and paddy fields.

You will fall in love with the most amazing boutique hotels and their amazing food. Sri Lanka is one of the most colourful places to travel in the world. The tour takes you to Sigiriya, the ultimate romantic fortress of ancient kings as well as in the scenic train ride to Ella mountain retreat passing thought the famous Ceylon tea plantations.

Please visit Custom-made tours if there are travelers under 12 years old  or even for a upgrade or any other type of modification.

 

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: 3-5 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, designed for 2 honeymooners. It is a great tour even for a group who like this program, 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 luxury hotels and luxury camp sites.
  • Accommodation in shared double rooms on bed and breakfast basis in specified luxury hotels, (can be upgraded on request).
  • All inclusive luxury camping at Yala including all inclusive luxury wildlife safari tours.
  • Entrance fee for Yala National Park is included
  • Private luxury van, mini bus or car with an experienced driver and/ or guide with special tourist insurance.
  • All government charges and taxes.
  • Free complementary herbal treatments and massages .
  • Extras on the way such as traditional delicacies and traditional 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: Airport – Bentota Beach Click here to readmore

Our team will welcome you in style at the International airport and drive you to a beautiful beach resort in Bentota.

Use the rest of the day to relax from the plane journey and get adjusted to the tropical climate. In the evening our company representative will come to you for a complementary tea to discuss the program ahead. He will present you different options and the complementary offers especially selected to make your trip the perfect holiday that you will never forget.

Overnight stay in Bentota.

Airport arrival: Welcome to Sri Lanka by our concierge and transfer to the hotel
Accommodation: Marina Bentota or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 110 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 2: Bentota Beach Click here to readmore

You have the entire day to enjoy the sun of Sri Lanka. The Beruwala bay beach is a stunning place for you to relax under a canopy of palm trees, while white bubbly waves crash against the white sandy beach. In the afternoon, you can choose between a water skiing or windsurfing adventure or simply enjoy a cool drink on the beach.

If you love big fish in the sea, you could also go on a glass bottom boat ride to watch dolphins and whales.

Overnight stay in Bentota.

Accommodation: Marina Bentota or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: By special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 3: Bentota Beach Click here to readmore

You will have another beach resort breakfast and plenty of time to relax before it is time for your free Ayurveda herbal massage.

The masseur will apply oil to a part of your body and massage it according to specialist doctor’s advice, either gently or strongly along the muscle formation. He or she will focus on pressing the certain hormonal points on the body in order to release tensions and make you feel rejuvenated and fit in your body.

Afterwards you may spend the day chilling on hammocks with a fresh fruit juice on the side and exploring the world famous southern coast line restaurants.

Overnight stay in Bentota.

Accommodation: Marina Bentota or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: By special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 4: Bentota Beach– Hikkaduwa Beach Click here to readmore

Checkout in the morning and take an amazing river boat safari guided by experts. Madu River is a protected eco system under the Ramsar convention, inhabited by hundreds of bird species. It has the largest number of islands in Sri Lanka. The safari is a wonderful opportunity to experience tropical mangroves and discover hundreds of species living in them. It is a bird watchers paradise, so make sure you pack your binoculars and camera lenses to capture them. You will have the opportunity to have a fish massage for your feet and visit an authentic cinnamon plantation along the river.

After your river exploration you will be driven to your next beach resort in Hikkaduwa. Blue water, smooth sand and strong waves make it a great location to learn surfing. Or just jump in the shallow water laughing at how different types of fish run against your feet and get confused. But be careful, currents can be strong, so look out for where the locals go swimming.

If you want, you can go out to party at night in one of the beach clubs and enjoy a drink at the beach, watching the lights from the clubs bounce back on the waves.

Overnight stay in Hikkaduwa.

Accommodation: Coral Rock by Bansei or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 37 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 5: Hikkaduwa Beach Click here to readmore

After your Hikka special breakfast you will have an amazing opportunity to go snorkeling. Hikkaduwa is world famous for its coral reefs as well as its beaches and waves. You will be invited to a well-known diving center 15 mins away from the hotel that has all the certifications and equipment for your Hikka snorkeling experience.

Relax on the beach or in your hotel during the afternoon.

Overnight stay in Hikkaduwa.

Accommodation: Coral Rock by Bansei or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: By special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 6: Hikkaduwa - Kanneliya Rain forest Click here to readmore

At 7 in the morning we will drive to the Kanneliya tropical rain forest for a refreshing hike. The forest is one of the floristically richest in South Asia and the second largest rain forest in the country. It is home to 319 woody plants, 220 faunal species, 86 species mammals and 26 endemic birds, which makes it a paradise for nature lovers. Don’t forget your rain jackets, bathing suits and binoculars. You can get soaked by hundreds of little water falls and streams flowing through the jungle.

You will return to the beach resort around 4 pm, leaving plenty of time left for relaxing and restaurant hopping for your dinner.

Overnight stay in Hikkaduwa.

Accommodation: Coral Rock by Bansei or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 49 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 7 and Day 8: Relaxing in Hikkaduwa Beach Click here to readmore

Enjoy the relaxed beach strip, go swimming, for walks, try diving and surfing in the beautiful waves. Take the advice of our travel guides and choose any services offered by the nearby tourist hotspots including diving, surfing, hiking or visiting the fortress city of Galle or Matara.

This is the best time to get your own private surfing lessons from a surfing spot of your choice.

Overnight stay in Hikkaduwa.

Accommodation: Coral Rock by Bansei or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: By special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 9 : Hikkaduwa – Galle – Mirissa Click here to readmore

You will be checking out right after breakfast to drive to the next amazing beach destination, Mirissa. A stop at the UNESCO World Heritage Galle Fortress City will be a nice opportunity to see the colonial legacy of the coastal Sri Lanka.

Walking on top of the fortress wall and inside the fortress itself in its narrow alleys and streets with old manor houses and offices buildings is a wonderful experience. Within the huge walls many ancient temples, looted by the Dutch colonizers, and coral reefs lay berry.

Galle is one of the best preserved fortresses in the world, built by the Dutch colonial rule. Your next destination Mirissa is just a 5 min drive away from the fortress.

Overnight stay in Mirissa.

Accommodation: Paradise Beach Club or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 62 km by special tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 10: Mirissa Click here to readmore

Mirissa is one of the best places to see the largest blue whale colony in the world. You may pack your breakfast and leave very early in the morning for a special sea voyage to meet the true giants of this world. The tour lasts between 3 to 5 hours.

Be ready to be greeted by hundreds of lovely dolphins and enjoy their lead to whale hotspots. Advise us if you are prone to sea sickness, as the ride over the waves can get very bumpy. You will experience a thrilling adventure with blue whales despite the rough nature of the tropical waves.

There will be life jackets and water bottles available for you during the voyage. If you have a go pro, this is the best time to take it out to record the dolphins and whales dancing in the deep sea.

The entire afternoon will be yours to relax and chill on a hammock on the beach.

Overnight stay in Mirissa.

Accommodation: Paradise Beach Club or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: By special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 11: Yala Safari Camping close to Yala National Park Click here to readmore

After breakfast in Mirissa we will leave to a luxury camping site at Yala National Park, organized by one of the most reputed safari camp operators in Sri Lanka who will give you a comfortable peak into the world famous Yala wilderness.

Our campsite is located in a serene environment near a beautiful water stream. A high priority is given to safety to provide a comfortable environment for travelers of all ages. After unpacking your bags in your luxury tent you can enjoy a delicious lunch.

At 2.30 pm we will start for the first game drive experience in to Yala National Park. The package includes binoculars, a bird watching guide book and a cool box to keep your drinks chilled. This is an excellent opportunity to get used to the ways and means of the Yala National Park and learn how to spot birds and hundreds of other animals and enjoy the nature. We will take a short break on a beach, river or lake side before you return back to your camp site at around 6pm.

Overnight stay in Yala.

Accommodation: Yala safari camping or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Transport: 119 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car and special safari jeep.

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Day 12 : Yala National Park Click here to readmore

Waking up in your luxury tent or hut to the sound of birds and wind gushing through the thick vegetation is a wonderful experience, especially together with a warm cup of Ceylon tea or coffee. You will be leaving the camp site early today at around 5am to observe birds and other species just before the sun rises. A tropical forest is a magical place to be during the sunrise. You will be served a short breakfast during this early morning wildlife safari with fruit juices, soft drinks and water before you return to your camp around 10am.

You will have the entire day left for you to rest and enjoy the wildlife wonderland around you. You can also choose one of the included activities before dinner:

  1. Hiking adventure around Yala National Park.
  2. Yala National Park Forest buffer zone discovery adventure.
  3. Village and cultural visit to a tropical farm land.

Overnight stay in Yala.

Accommodation: Yala safari camping or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Transport: 62 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car and special safari jeep.

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Day 13 : Yala Safari Camping - Colombo Click here to readmore

After breakfast you will leave the camp site to go back to Colombo. This is the time to do all the last minute shopping before you go have to fly back home. You have a few hours to go from up market Odel to the authentic bazar shopping in Pettah.

In the early evening you have the opportunity to visit Independent Square, Gangarama Temple and Galle Face Green. You can walk around the old colonial part of Colombo including the Dutch hospital complex, checking out the busy bazar streets, seeing the old parliament and presidential house as well as century old colonial buildings until it’s time for your dinner.

Accommodation: Mirage Hotel or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 260 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 14 : Colombo - Katunayake Airport Click here to readmore

Take a good rest overnight before we drive you back to the airport for your departure, filled with sweet memories of this beautiful island.

As a complimentary service we can drop you off in Negombo as well. You can even spend a few more days in the garden city of Colombo, and explore how modernism meets tradition in this exciting capital.

Accommodation:Non applicable/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 33 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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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