Discover Sri Lanka

Trip Overview

Start your Sri Lankan adventure seeing beautiful Asian Elephants in the wild on a game drive through Minneriya. Explore the beautiful tea plantations of Kandy, and the idyllic Sigiriya fortress before settling into the relaxing beach town of Beruwala. The end of the trip features a traditional dinner with a DJ, and the hotel on the beach has an all-inclusive package so time to turn up.

Price range varies depending on group size, time of travel, accommodation level, and included activities.

Important Trip Information


  • Hotel 8 nights


  • 8 Breakfasts
  • 3 Lunches
  • 8 Dinners


  • Air-conditioned private luxury coach

Trip Highlights

  • English speaking guide throughout
  • Game Drive in Minneriya National Park
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Tea Plucking Competition
  • Trekking in Hanthana Valley
  • Galle tour
  • Fisherman themed dinner with DJ
  • All Inclusive package in Beruwala


  • International flights
  • International airport departure tax
  • Any visas required
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Late check out at hotels
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks with included lunches and dinners
  • Tips for leaders, guide and driver
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Personal Insurance
  • Optional activities

Additional Experiences
Itinerary Overview
Day 1 - Colombo

Upon arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be met by our Airport Representative and your assigned Tour Manager who will escort you throughout your stay with us. Transfer to Colombo and check-in at your overnight hotel.

Later in the afternoon embark on optional curated walking tour of Old Colombo accompanied by an expert host.

Join our guide on a gentle walking tour through his city of old Colombo. Follow him as he leads you through the streets and listen as he recounts stories of the island’s capital. Your journey starts at the Old Dutch Hospital, a colonial treasure and former hospital from the 17th century which is now home to a number of high-end restaurants and boutiques. Continue into the commercial hub of Colombo Fort, away from the tourist hotspots, and learn about the colonial buildings and important monuments whose stories have helped shape the Colombo of today. Perhaps stop for a refreshing cup of Ceylon tea and, if you have the energy, Mark will lead you to the bustling Pettah Bazaar. The bazaar is both a wholesale and retail market place, selling everything from trinkets to textiles, from vegetables to electronics and of course, plenty of spices. Flexibility is key to this entertaining and gentle walk.

This evening take part in a welcome meeting hosted by your local Tour Manager who will introduce this beautiful island and your itinerary for the upcoming days. This will be followed by a welcome cocktail.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Included Meals: dinner

Day 2 - Colombo - Habarana

After breakfast proceed to Habarana located within the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka.

Later in the afternoon embark on an exciting game drive at the Minneriya National Park for an up-close and personal encounter with the Asian Elephants. The Minneriya National Park, located in the North Central district of Sri Lanka is a sanctuary for wildlife. Minneriya National Park it is one of the best places on the island to see the Sri Lankan Elephant up close, all year round. As well as elephants, you are likely to see a whole host of other mammals, birds, butterflies, reptiles and amphibians. The park is also an important habitat for the two endemic monkeys of Sri Lanka – the Purple-faced Langur and Toque Macaque. Aside from the wildlife, the impressive Minneriya tank – a reservoir built by an ancient civilization – is undoubtedly the highlight of the park.

Evening return to Habarana. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.

Included Meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 3 - Habarana - Sigiriya - Habarana

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Sigiriya (Approximate duration – 30 minutes’ drive) to climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress.

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Sigiriya is an enormous rock boulder rising up 200 meters above the surrounding jungle. Incredibly, the rock fortress was built by King Kassyapa I in the fifth Century and served as a royal citadel for more than 18 years, something that seems more astonishing with every step you climb. Pause occasionally during your ascent to admire the mirror wall, the sigiri graffiti, the famous Sigiriya frescoes (paintings) and the great lion paws. Upon reaching the summit you’ll immediately see that it was worth the effort. Wander through the ruins and admire the courage and work it must have taken to build this palace all those years ago. Aside from the ruins, with the unparalleled 360 degree view of the surrounding jungle and hills, it will not be just be the climb that takes your breath away.

Later return to Habarana and spend the afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Included Meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 4 - Habarana – Giragama - Kandy

After breakfast, transfer to the hill capital city of Kandy. Arrive at a working tea plantation enroute and take part in an exciting hands on tea plucking competition in the highlands. Sri Lanka is world renowned for its brand of Pure Ceylon Tea. The mountainous highlands are covered with acres of tea plantations. Tea is always hand-picked. Hence the challenge and the art of tea plucking needs expertise as well as ensuring that the leaves end up in the baskets usually carried on the back.

Upon arrival in Kandy, proceed to visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Built during the 16th Century, the Temple of the Tooth is one the most important temples for Buddhists as it houses the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha. The Relic of the Tooth is kept in a two-story inner sanctum. The resident monks demonstrate this age-old tradition as you become surrounded by the sound of drums and the smells of lotus and jasmine flowers, as well as incense.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Included Meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 5 - Habarana – Hanthane - Kandy

Early morning with a packed breakfast proceed on a soft trekking expedition in the scenic Hanthana Valley. The scenic Hanthana trail takes you through the pine trees and tea plantations. Declared as an environmentally protected area, the valley is surrounded by the Hanthana Mountain range consisting of seven peaks. Enjoy snack lunch after the excursion.

Afternoon return to the hotel to spend at leisure.

Later enjoy free time at the Kandy city for shopping.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Included Meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 6 - Kandy - Beruwela

Early morning after breakfast, check-out and proceed to Beruwela.

This afternoon is yours to spend at leisure enjoying the hotel facilities.

Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.

Included Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7 - Beruwela - Mirissa - Beruwela

Early morning with a packed breakfast embark on an exciting Whale and Dolphin watching expedition. Whale and dolphin watching off Sri Lanka’s south west coast is an exciting and unique activity and the frequent sightings all year round has put Sri Lanka and the Mirrissa area on the world’s top places for sperm and blue whale sightings. Whilst wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed, blue whales are frequently seen between December and March off the south and west coasts of Sri Lanka, due to their migration patterns. Whilst out on the boat it is common for you to be accompanied by pods of acrobatic spinner dolphins.

Later return to the resort.

Included Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8 - Beruwela - Galle - Beruwela

This morning is yours to spend at leisure enjoying the hotel facilities.

Afternoon transfer to Galle Dutch Fort and enjoy walking tour in the fortified city of Galle. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the city of Galle mixes the exotic with the colonial. The impressive Fortress, originally built by the Portuguese and further fortified by the Dutch, remains standing today with only a few changes, and is a living example of the interaction between European architecture and South Asian traditions during the 16th to 19th Centuries. Explore the Galle Fort on foot at your own pace, perhaps paying a visit to the Maritime Museum, the Old Dutch Reformed Church, the Sun and the Moon bastions, the lighthouse and the souvenir shops along the way. Early evening is the perfect time to climb the ramparts and sip a refreshing cup of Ceylon tea, or perhaps something stronger (payable locally), as you gaze upon the setting sun.

Later enjoy free time at the Galle city for shopping

Return the resort.

This evening traditional sarongs will be presented to the gents and wraparounds for the ladies in preparation for the Sri Lankan themed night. Enjoy your special Fisherman’s Village themed Farewell Dinner with seafood barbeque dinner along with DJ music.

Included Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 9 - Depart Beruwela

After breakfast at hotel check out and transfer to Bandaranaike International Airport (approximate duration – 3 hours drive) in time to connect with your onward international departure flight. En-route stop in Colombo to enjoy shopping.

Included Meals: breakfast

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