Sri Lanka’s Hidden Gems

15 days

Indicative cost incl. flights:

 

£2,354pp

4 star & mid season

£2,795pp

4 star & high season

 

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Day 1
Overnight flight to Sri Lanka.
Day 2
Today you will arrive into Colombo where your private chauffeur guide will meet you. You will drive straight out of Colombo and up to Kandy in the hills, a journey that normally takes 3.5 hours.
Day 3
Today you will enjoy our unique tour of Kandy. Kandy sits surrounded by luminous hills and forests. It's famed for The Temple of the Tooth, its remarkable Buddhist history along with high quality gem stones. Enjoy some time at leisure this afternoon before visiting The Temple of the Tooth this evening.
Day 4
You will head approximately east today, to Gal Oya National Park. This beautiful park has only recently opened up to tourism with the arrivial of Gal Oya Lodge. The park is home to the island's largest body of water, a haven for wild elephants that can often be seen swimming.
Day 5
There are numerous excursions to choose from at Gal Oya Lodge that can be booked (and paid for) directly with the lodge. Choose from jeep safaris, visiting a local Vedha community (indigenous people of Sri Lanka) or a boat safari.
Day 6
There are numerous excursions to choose from at Gal Oya Lodge that can be booked (and paid for) directly with the lodge. Choose from jeep safaris, visiting a local Vedha community (indigenous people of Sri Lanka) or a boat safari. You can even enjoy a picnic in the nearby countryside.
Day 7
From Gal Oya your driver will bring you to the unspoiled east coast for some relaxation mid way through your trip. This journey should take just 2.5hrs. You will stay in Passikudah, a beautiful golden bay famed for its shallow waters. Spend the remainder of your day relaxing.
Day 8 - 10
Enjoy these days completely at leisure.
Day 11
From Passikudah head west to Sigiriya, this should only take 2.5hrs. En route visit the magnificent and ancient city of Polonnaurwa, one of Sri Lanka's UNESCO World Heritage sites. The remainder of your day is at leisure.
Day 12
Enjoy a guided tour of Sigiriya this morning, a ruined ancient capital that sits atop a gigantic rock. Afterwards enjoy an exciting afternoon jeep safari in Minneriya National Park. This area is home to hundreds of wild elephant, arguably the densest population in Asia.
Day 13
Enjoy a visit to a local village today before visiting The Golden Temple of Dambulla, Sri Lanka's most exquisite cave temple.
Day 14
This morning you will be dropped off at the airport for your flight home, after the most wonderful and unique journey through Sri Lanka.
Day 15
This morning you will be dropped off at the airport for your flight home, after the most wonderful and unique journey through Sri Lanka.

Everything we do is tailor-made; our itineraries are just suggestions to give you an idea of what is possible. Please contact us so we can tailor the perfect holiday exclusively for you.

This is our most indulgent and grown up trip ; it aims to showcase Sri Lanka’s historic, natural and cultural highlights, whilst staying in the most glorious boutique accommodation. From spoiling pool suites in the ancient cities to classic and luxurious colonial bungalows in the tea plantations, from eclectic boutique suites in Kandy to eye popping luxury on the coast, it really has romance and luxury covered. If you’ve got the budget and love a bit of style, look no further. This is also an ideal honeymoon.


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