LUXURY SRI LANKA

A 15 Day Tour
NEGOMBO – ANURADHAPURA – KANDY – HATTON – YALA- TANGALLE – GALLE – COLOMBO

The last few years have seen a string of ultra-luxurious boutique hotels and resorts opening in Sri Lanka, some of them managed by the island’s most luxurious hotel brands, putting it on the bucket list of every discerning traveler. This journey give you the best of a classic Sri Lankan travel route staying at a selection of handpicked favorite luxury  accommodation along the way.  We throw in lazy days by beach time with the excitement of jungle safaris, on the lookout for the elusive leopard, exploring tea fields and being immersed in Sri Lanka’s rich UNESCO World Heritage sites.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Explore the island’s ever changing and dynamic capital, Colombo
  • Beach time on some of Sri Lanka’s best beach spots
  • Visit some of the island’s best cultural sites, ancient stupas at Anaradhapura, climb Sigirya Rock Fortress and Cave Temples of Dambulla.
  • Enjoy the cool climate and stunning landscapes of the Tea Country
  • Game drives in Yala National Park
  • Stay in a luxurious beachside resort
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Site Galle Fort

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

Day Activity Location Accommodation
Day 1 Arrive into Colombo Airport where you will be met and transfer the short distance to The Wallawwa.  This colonial bungalow has been lovingly restored maintaining its old world charm with a blend of luxurious comforts and stylish design. Negombo The Wallawwa
Day 2 After breakfast drive to the Cultural Triangle and transfer to Anuradhapura, and Ulagalla Resort.  Ulagalla is a luxurious retreat set amidst 58 acres of lush woodland, paddy fields and the Ulagalla Reservoir. Accommodation is in luxurious chalets scattered across the 58 acre estate and overlooking paddy fields and reservoirs. Each chalet has its own plunge pool. Rest day at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities. Anuradhapura Ulagalla
Day 3 Enjoy time at the resort this morning, and in the early afternoon transfer to Sigiriya where you will do the climb in time for sunset. Anuradhapura Ulagalla
Day 4 Today visit the kingdom of Anuradhapura. The most significant sites are the 3 largest man-made stupas in Sri Lanka, which were – at the time of the pyramids of Egypt – the second largest man-made structures in the world. Anuradhapura Ulagalla
Day 5 After breakfast check out and transfer to Kandy. En route visit the Cave Temples at Dambulla. In Kandy check into The Kandy House, a carefully-renovated old colonial ‘Walauwa’ (ancestral mansion) in the spice-growing hills that surround Kandy.  Kandy Kandy House
Day 6 This morning transfer to Peradeniya Botanical gardens for a tour with a local  botanist. Our expert in Botany is a walking encyclopaedia and teller of great stories, and is often a highlight of our guests’ time in Sri Lanka. Continue to visit the Temple of the Tooth, one Buddhism’s holiest sites in Sri Lanka.. Kandy Kandy House
Day 7 Transfer to the tea country by train which takes approximately 3 hours through some very picturesque countryside. Check in to Ceylon Tea Trails at Castlereagh Bungalow. Nestled in a wooded dell close to a lake, this century-old bungalow offers unrivalled water views and superb garden suites. Elegant parquet floors with open fireplaces in the dining and drawing rooms evoke recollections of a bygone colonial era. Hatton Ceylon Tea Trails
Day 8 This morning visit a local tea factory, and learn about the whole processing procedure and how different types of teas are created. Your host will take you through the entire process. Afternoon at leisure. Hatton Ceylon Tea Trails
Day 9 Transfer to Yala, this transfer takes approximately 6 hours. You also have the option of taking the scheduled sea plane from Castlereagh reservoir to Hambantota, which can be arranged at an additional supplement. Stay 2 nights at Leopard Trails, a luxury camping operator located on the periphery of the park. Yala Leopard Trails
Day 10 Morning & evening game drives at Yala National park. The number of mammals that has been recorded from the park is 44, and it has one of the highest leopard densities in the world. The experience is designed to make you experience the spirit of Yala, with knowledgeable trekkers and disciplined drivers. The park is teeming with elephants, leopards, wild boar, spotted deer, crocodiles and jackals. The guides at Leopard Trails are among the best in the country. Yala Leopard Trails
Day 11 Checkout from your hotel and transfer to Tangalle. Upon arrival check-in to Amanwella. Rest of the day at leisure. Tangalle Amanwella
Day 12 At leisure. Tangalle Amanwella
Day 13 Transfer to Galle, passing by the the stilt fishermen in the Weligama area. Stay 2 nights at Amangalla. After lunch do a Galle Fort walk with a local. Stroll through cobblestoned lanes and navigate the cafes, hotels and charming old houses owned by generations of Galle families to get an insight in to their lives, culture and history. Galle Amangalla
Day 14 Today enjoy a Village Tour by Bike and boat, and sample some authentic including Sri Lankan bites. Your journey begins with a boat ride that serenely floats down the Kapu Ela River. You will be accompanied by a local naturalist, followed by a 9km bike ride through the scenic interior villages and paddy fields. Return to hotel and rest of day at leisure. Galle Amangalla
Day 15 Transfer to the Airport for your return flight.
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