SRI LANKA WITH PASSION
The passion for the land, the passion for animals and the passion for everything around us.

  • Asian Tour
  • 14 Days
  • Accessibility
  • Pet allowed
  • Tour Escort

Tour Highlights

  • Visit the fragrant plantations of Nuwara Eliya
  • Admire emotional places like Lion Rock in Sigiriya
  • Explore Kalatura and its district that link Colombo to Galle and Wallawaya cities

Description

A country full of destinations, from modern cities to rural villages, offers extraordinary physical, mental and spiritual sensations: on this tour, you will see how much the heart of Sri Lanka beats, immersing you in a new and familiar atmosphere at the same time.
In the various destinations, you will notice the differences that somehow gather the people of this country and that reflect a deeply rooted culture throughout the centuries.
Definitely unmissable.



Itinerary


Day 1 - NEGOMBO
Arrival to Sri Lanka, transfer to Negombo and overnight stay at the hotel.
Famous fishing village North of Colombo, with a Dutch built Canal. The canal itself is a hive of activity with fishermen traveling up and down in their dailypainted boats. On the shores of the canal you will find many homes and many species of birds including spectacular Kingfishers.
Day 2 - ANURADHAPURA (Fishing Village)
Breakfast at hotel, proceed to Anuradhapura and overnight stay at the hotel.
The capital of Sri Lanka from the 05th Century B.C. to the end of the 10th Century A.D. was the most celebrated of Sri Lanka’s ancient ruined cities. The city’s greatest treasures are its dagobas constructed of bricks and are hemispherical in shape. The most notable of these dagobas are the Ruvanveliseya dating back to the 2nd Century B.C. and is 300 feet in diameter, the Jetawanarama is 370 feet and the Thuparama Dagoba is enshrined with the collarbone of the Buddha.
Day 3 - DAMBULLA
Breakfast at hotel, proceed to Dambulla and overnight stay at the hotel.
Dambulla cave is vast isolated rock mass 500 feet high and a mile around the base. Here is found the famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century B.C. The caves of Dambulla sheltered King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne, he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found in the Island.
Day 4 - SIGIRIYA
Breakfast at hotel, proceed to Sigiriya and overnight stay at the hotel.
Sigiriya is a “World Heritage Site” and the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600-foot high rock. On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges the guardhouses.
Day 5 - KANDY
Breakfast at hotel, proceed to Kandy and overnight stay at the hotel.
Kandy is Sri Lanka's second largest city located in the mountainous center of the island. It is considered by some as the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, and was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. A cooler climate and smaller size make it much more pleasant and accessible than Colombo. The city has a compact downtown area surrounded by a beautiful tropical rain forest hill country on all sides with exotic animals such as monkeys running around in the wild.
Day 6 - PINNAWALA
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Pinnawala and overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy.
Kandy road is Pinnawala, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now, including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as some of the more than 25 babies born as a result of the captive breeding programme.
Day 7 - NUWARA ELIYA
Breakfast at hotel.
Leave to visit Nuware Eliya Ramboda Falls, Ramboda Anjaneyar Temple, Tea Factory and Tea Plantations.
Overnight stay.
Often referred to as ‘Little England’, this genteel highland community does have a rose-tinted, vaguely British-country-village feel to it, with its colonial-era bungalows, Tudor-style hotels, well-tended hedgerows and pretty gardens. Indeed, Nuwara Eliya was once was the favoured cool-climate escape for the hard-working and hard-drinking English and Scottish pioneers of Sri Lanka’s tea industry.
Day 8 - BENTOTA
Breakfast at hotel, visit for Seetha Amman Temple, Lake area, Strawberry Farm.
Transfer to Bentota and overnight stay at the hotel.
Bentota is a tourist attraction, with a local airport (Bentota River Airport) and a handful of world-class hotels. It is a destination for watersports. Bentota also delivers an ancient art of healing called Ayurveda. Bentota is famous for its toddy production, an alcoholic beverage made out of coconut nectar. It also has a turtle hatchery, located on Induruwa beach.
Day 9 to Day 12 - KALUTARA
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Kalutara and overnight stay at the hotel.
Kalutara is a major city in Western Province. It is also the administrative capital of Kalutara District. It is located approximately 40 km south of the capital Colombo. The area is well known to produce the Mangosteens, a fruit introduced from Malaysia in 19th century.
Day 13 - BENTOTA
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Bentota and overnight stay at the hotel.
Bentota is a tourist attraction, with a local airport (Bentota River Airport) and a handful of world-class hotels. It is a destination for watersports. Bentota also delivers an ancient art of healing called Ayurveda. Bentota is famous for its toddy production, an alcoholic beverage made out of coconut nectar. It also has a turtle hatchery, located on Induruwa beach.
Day 14 - DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel and proceed to the airport for depature.


Meeting Point

The Airport in Your City


Includes

  • Accommodation on sharing double basis( depends on the hotel type)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle on PVT Basis
  • Peak Period Supplement
  • Services of an English-Speaking Guide
  • Arrival & Departure Assistance at the airport
  • City Tour & Shopping

Excludes

  • Tips & Portage
  • Radio system
  • Meals Other than Mentioned Above
  • Camera & Video Permits
  • Lunch throughout
  • Airfares
  • Visa fees
  • Early check-in & Late check-out
  • Any Expense of a Personal Nature
  • Entrance Fees or Train ticket

Hotel Rules and Regulations

  • The official check-in time at all hotels will be 1200hrs - 1400 hrs
  • The official check-out time at all hotels will be 1100hrs
  • Hotel Check in/Check out times are fixed and there is no guarantee for early/late check in /out unless paid for

General Informations

  • The Tour will be organized by StarFlorence and the service will be delivered by a partner agency in the destination
  • The program is based on the availability of the hotel rooms at the time of forwarding the quotation. As such rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • Due to high occupancy/demand, the hotels accept only the confirmed bookings

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